The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford - 3.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £185 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
Scrum
Essex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
28 81 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 65.12% 75.70% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 20
Median daily rate £338 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £516 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Median hourly rate £27.63 £43.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.85% +169.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 £42.50 £9.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Scrum
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chelmsford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) API Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL