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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 33 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 45 60 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.25% 7.17% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 10.14% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 47 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £313 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £57.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +22.72%
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
652 592 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.08% 70.73% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 329 241
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 38
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £49.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 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 -19 28 £363 -12.12% 21
Peterborough +4 8 £413 +25.95% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £350 -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 82 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.91%) .NET
3 22 (25.58%) Java
3 22 (25.58%) C#
3 22 (25.58%) PRINCE2
3 22 (25.58%) TDD
4 17 (19.77%) MVC
4 17 (19.77%) Project Management
5 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
6 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
6 13 (15.12%) SQL
6 13 (15.12%) WCF
7 12 (13.95%) Finance
8 11 (12.79%) XML
8 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (11.63%) JIRA
9 10 (11.63%) Waterfall
9 10 (11.63%) Banking
10 9 (10.47%) Maven
10 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.47%) Web Services
10 9 (10.47%) Windows
10 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET
10 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
10 9 (10.47%) Time Management
11 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
11 8 (9.30%) WPF
11 8 (9.30%) Degree
11 8 (9.30%) Scala
11 8 (9.30%) Node.js

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 8 (9.30%) Node.js
2 6 (6.98%) Apache Pig
2 6 (6.98%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.81%) Apache
4 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.33%) Drupal
5 2 (2.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.16%) Confluence
6 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.16%) CMS
6 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.81%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) GSM
3 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.16%) FTP
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) 3G
3 1 (1.16%) DVB
3 1 (1.16%) SMPP
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) IGMP
3 1 (1.16%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) Hadoop
1 6 (6.98%) Apache Hive
1 6 (6.98%) Big Data
1 6 (6.98%) Sqoop
1 6 (6.98%) Impala
2 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) JIRA
2 9 (10.47%) Maven
2 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.14%) SoapUI
4 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.81%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.81%) Ant
6 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.33%) Subversion
8 1 (1.16%) Selenium
8 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.16%) ANTLR
8 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Banking
3 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.81%) Retail
5 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Back Office
7 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (43.02%) Developer
2 14 (16.28%) Project Manager
3 13 (15.12%) Business Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Hadoop Developer
7 5 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Contracts Manager
8 4 (4.65%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (3.49%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.49%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.91%) .NET
2 13 (15.12%) WCF
3 11 (12.79%) XML
3 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET
4 9 (10.47%) Web Services
5 8 (9.30%) WPF
5 8 (9.30%) CSS
5 8 (9.30%) SOAP
5 8 (9.30%) ADO.NET
6 7 (8.14%) Spring
6 7 (8.14%) .NET Framework
6 7 (8.14%) LINQ
7 6 (6.98%) WF
8 5 (5.81%) HTML
8 5 (5.81%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.65%) Java EE
9 4 (4.65%) MSMQ
9 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.33%) PMI
1 2 (2.33%) Biology
1 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.33%) Life Science
1 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.16%) MPEG
2 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.16%) DTV
2 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.16%) Streaming Video
2 1 (1.16%) STB
2 1 (1.16%) IPTV
2 1 (1.16%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.58%) TDD
2 22 (25.58%) PRINCE2
3 17 (19.77%) Project Management
3 17 (19.77%) MVC
4 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
5 10 (11.63%) Waterfall
6 9 (10.47%) Time Management
6 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 8 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.30%) OO
8 7 (8.14%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.98%) Regression Testing
9 6 (6.98%) ITIL
9 6 (6.98%) CRM
9 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.81%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.58%) C#
1 22 (25.58%) Java
2 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 13 (15.12%) SQL
4 8 (9.30%) Scala
5 4 (4.65%) Groovy
5 4 (4.65%) C++
6 2 (2.33%) RPG
7 1 (1.16%) Python
7 1 (1.16%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby
7 1 (1.16%) Erlang
7 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.16%) Go
7 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) ISEB
3 4 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.33%) PMP
5 1 (1.16%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) HDFS
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.16%) logstash
2 1 (1.16%) Graphite
2 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) VMware
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.49%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) Terracotta
5 1 (1.16%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.16%) Google
5 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
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