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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 26 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 53 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.25% 6.39% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 9.28% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 19
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£375 £403 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% -7.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £313 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £57.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
655 571 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.24% 68.80% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 328 251
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 28
Average hourly rate £15.77 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.43% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 40 £375 -7.97% 22
Peterborough +2 8 £375 +14.50% 1
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 92 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.21%) TDD
3 26 (27.08%) .NET
4 25 (26.04%) Java
4 25 (26.04%) C#
5 23 (23.96%) MVC
6 21 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 19 (19.79%) Degree
8 17 (17.71%) PRINCE2
9 16 (16.67%) SQL
9 16 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 14 (14.58%) Finance
10 14 (14.58%) Maven
10 14 (14.58%) Project Management
10 14 (14.58%) WCF
11 13 (13.54%) JIRA
11 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET
12 12 (12.50%) CSS
12 12 (12.50%) XML
13 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
13 11 (11.46%) Kanban
14 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (10.42%) Time Management
14 10 (10.42%) Business Analysis
14 10 (10.42%) Banking
14 10 (10.42%) Web Services
14 10 (10.42%) OO
14 10 (10.42%) HTML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (9.38%) Node.js
2 6 (6.25%) Apache Pig
2 6 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.21%) Apache
4 4 (4.17%) Drupal
5 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.08%) ColdFusion
6 2 (2.08%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.04%) Confluence
7 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.21%) SaaS
3 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) LDAP
2 3 (3.13%) HTTP
2 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.08%) DNS
3 2 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (1.04%) IGMP
4 1 (1.04%) RTSP
4 1 (1.04%) 3G
4 1 (1.04%) DVB
4 1 (1.04%) SMPP
4 1 (1.04%) GSM
4 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.25%) Big Data
2 6 (6.25%) Sqoop
2 6 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 6 (6.25%) Impala
3 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.17%) MySQL
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.58%) Maven
3 13 (13.54%) JIRA
4 9 (9.38%) SoapUI
4 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.29%) Jasmine
5 7 (7.29%) Ant
6 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.13%) Subversion
7 2 (2.08%) RSpec
7 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.08%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.08%) Selenium
8 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.04%) ANTLR
8 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Banking
3 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.25%) Retail
5 4 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.08%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (42.71%) Developer
2 16 (16.67%) Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Hadoop Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) ScrumMaster
9 5 (5.21%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
10 4 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.08%) .NET
2 14 (14.58%) WCF
3 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET
3 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (12.50%) CSS
4 12 (12.50%) XML
5 10 (10.42%) HTML
5 10 (10.42%) Web Services
6 9 (9.38%) SOAP
6 9 (9.38%) Spring
7 8 (8.33%) ADO.NET
7 8 (8.33%) WPF
8 7 (7.29%) LINQ
8 7 (7.29%) RESTful
8 7 (7.29%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 6 (6.25%) WF
10 5 (5.21%) Java EE
10 5 (5.21%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (4.17%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Biology
3 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.08%) Life Science
4 1 (1.04%) iPad
4 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.04%) MPEG
4 1 (1.04%) DTV
4 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.04%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.04%) STB
4 1 (1.04%) IPTV
4 1 (1.04%) CCTV
4 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Linux
1 9 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) UNIX
3 2 (2.08%) AIX
3 2 (2.08%) Solaris
3 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.21%) TDD
3 23 (23.96%) MVC
4 17 (17.71%) PRINCE2
5 16 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 14 (14.58%) Project Management
7 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.46%) Kanban
8 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.42%) Time Management
8 10 (10.42%) Business Analysis
8 10 (10.42%) OO
9 8 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 8 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.33%) BDD
10 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.04%) C#
1 25 (26.04%) Java
2 21 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 16 (16.67%) SQL
4 8 (8.33%) Scala
5 6 (6.25%) Groovy
6 3 (3.13%) Ruby
6 3 (3.13%) C++
7 2 (2.08%) RPG
7 2 (2.08%) Python
7 2 (2.08%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.04%) Go
8 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.04%) C
8 1 (1.04%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.04%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) ISEB
3 6 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.08%) PMP
4 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) HDFS
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.04%) XenServer
3 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Puppet
2 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.08%) logstash
2 2 (2.08%) Graphite
2 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.08%) Nagios
2 2 (2.08%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle
2 5 (5.21%) VMware
3 3 (3.13%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.08%) WorldPay
4 2 (2.08%) Google
4 2 (2.08%) Terracotta
4 2 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.04%) ATG
5 1 (1.04%) hybris
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