The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 35 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 34 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.53% 2.84% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 4.11% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 17
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£388 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £411 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £58.75 £41.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.42%
Scrum
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 438 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.64% 69.19% 64.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 176 257
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 36 63
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +7.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridgeshire region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridgeshire region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 18 £356 -1.72% 24
Peterborough +9 14 £425 - 8
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 75 (79.79%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.91%) SQL
3 28 (29.79%) TDD
4 24 (25.53%) .NET
4 24 (25.53%) Linux
5 22 (23.40%) C#
6 21 (22.34%) HTML
7 20 (21.28%) Java
8 19 (20.21%) OO
9 17 (18.09%) Python
9 17 (18.09%) Oracle
10 16 (17.02%) MVC
11 15 (15.96%) CSS
11 15 (15.96%) Multithreading
11 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
12 14 (14.89%) UNIX
12 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
13 13 (13.83%) Finance
13 13 (13.83%) Solaris
13 13 (13.83%) UML
13 13 (13.83%) PRINCE2
13 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
13 13 (13.83%) JIRA
13 13 (13.83%) jQuery
14 12 (12.77%) Degree
14 12 (12.77%) Kanban
14 12 (12.77%) J2EE
14 12 (12.77%) C
14 12 (12.77%) WebLogic
14 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.77%) WebLogic
2 11 (11.70%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.32%) Apache
4 2 (2.13%) Node.js
4 2 (2.13%) JBoss
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) Documentum
5 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.19%) MS Project
3 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) SaaS
2 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) Internet
1 8 (8.51%) 802.15
1 8 (8.51%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) MySQL
3 5 (5.32%) Big Data
4 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.83%) JIRA
3 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
4 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.51%) Selenium
6 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.19%) JUnit
7 3 (3.19%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.19%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.06%) Subversion
9 1 (1.06%) Maven
9 1 (1.06%) Behat
9 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.06%) WiX
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Publishing
3 1 (1.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Marketing
3 1 (1.06%) Back Office
3 1 (1.06%) Electronics
3 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (36.17%) Developer
2 14 (14.89%) Project Manager
2 14 (14.89%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) C# Developer
4 7 (7.45%) ScrumMaster
5 6 (6.38%) Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) DBA
6 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Principal Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.32%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (5.32%) C Developer
6 5 (5.32%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Java Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.53%) .NET
2 21 (22.34%) HTML
3 15 (15.96%) CSS
4 13 (13.83%) jQuery
5 12 (12.77%) J2EE
6 11 (11.70%) J2SE
7 10 (10.64%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET
8 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.38%) WCF
9 6 (6.38%) ADO.NET
10 5 (5.32%) Web Services
10 5 (5.32%) XML
10 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.26%) XHTML
11 4 (4.26%) CGI
11 4 (4.26%) LAMP
12 3 (3.19%) Symfony
13 2 (2.13%) LINQ
13 2 (2.13%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Data Structures
2 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.38%) Kindle
3 5 (5.32%) Open Source
4 4 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.26%) User Experience
4 4 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.26%) Clustering
5 3 (3.19%) Streaming Media
5 3 (3.19%) IPTV
5 3 (3.19%) GIS
5 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.53%) Linux
2 14 (14.89%) UNIX
3 13 (13.83%) Solaris
4 10 (10.64%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (8.51%) Windows
6 3 (3.19%) AIX
6 3 (3.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (79.79%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.79%) TDD
3 19 (20.21%) OO
4 16 (17.02%) MVC
5 15 (15.96%) Multithreading
6 13 (13.83%) PRINCE2
6 13 (13.83%) UML
7 12 (12.77%) Kanban
8 11 (11.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (9.57%) Project Management
11 8 (8.51%) ITIL
11 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.45%) BDD
12 7 (7.45%) SOA
12 7 (7.45%) OOP
12 7 (7.45%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.32%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.91%) SQL
2 22 (23.40%) C#
3 20 (21.28%) Java
4 17 (18.09%) Python
5 12 (12.77%) C
6 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.64%) Perl
6 10 (10.64%) C++
7 8 (8.51%) Embedded C
8 7 (7.45%) PHP
9 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.19%) Ruby
10 3 (3.19%) Tcl
10 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.13%) Korn
11 2 (2.13%) VB
12 1 (1.06%) PHP5
12 1 (1.06%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) ISEB
3 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.13%) PMP
3 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 6 (6.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.06%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Firmware
1 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Oracle
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.64%) Sun
3 10 (10.64%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.26%) Sybase
5 3 (3.19%) Perforce
5 3 (3.19%) VMware
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) Siebel
7 1 (1.06%) Zend
7 1 (1.06%) HP
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