The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 19 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 68 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.83% 0.98% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.37% 1.33% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 3 3
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£375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £355 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £375 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +22.72%
Scrum
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
812 601 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.61% 73.83% 74.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 307 260
Average daily rate £400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 29
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.56 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.69 £12.50 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
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 Cheshire

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Cheshire 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington - 28 £340 - 6
Macclesfield - 13 £475 - 1
Chester -7 7 £375 +3.44% 7
Knutsford - 5 £425 - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 - - 1
Crewe - 2 £365 - 2
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 71 (76.34%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
3 27 (29.03%) .NET
3 27 (29.03%) MVC
4 24 (25.81%) AngularJS
5 23 (24.73%) HTML
5 23 (24.73%) CSS
6 22 (23.66%) jQuery
7 20 (21.51%) TDD
7 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET
7 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (21.51%) HTML5
7 20 (21.51%) CSS3
8 18 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (19.35%) TypeScript
8 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (19.35%) JSON
9 17 (18.28%) Coaching
10 16 (17.20%) RESTful
10 16 (17.20%) Kanban
10 16 (17.20%) Java
11 14 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (12.90%) Linux
13 12 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (11.83%) Amazon EMR
14 11 (11.83%) Amazon ELB
14 11 (11.83%) Amazon RDS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (8.60%) Node.js
2 1 (1.08%) JBoss
2 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) SugarCRM
2 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.08%) MS Project
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.83%) Amazon SQS
2 11 (11.83%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (11.83%) Amazon S3
2 11 (11.83%) Amazon EMR
2 11 (11.83%) Amazon ELB
2 11 (11.83%) AWS CloudFormation
2 11 (11.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 11 (11.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 11 (11.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 9 (9.68%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.08%) IaaS
5 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.53%) MySQL
4 5 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.30%) Redis
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.08%) Big Data
8 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.60%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.30%) Calabash
5 4 (4.30%) Mocha
5 4 (4.30%) Appium
6 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.23%) JIRA
6 3 (3.23%) Subversion
7 2 (2.15%) Maven
7 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.15%) PhpStorm
8 1 (1.08%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.08%) Hudson
8 1 (1.08%) VisualSVN
8 1 (1.08%) Gradle
8 1 (1.08%) Ant
8 1 (1.08%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 12 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (10.75%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) Developer
2 14 (15.05%) Web Developer
3 13 (13.98%) Java Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Architect
5 10 (10.75%) Agile Coach
6 9 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Front-End Web Developer
8 7 (7.53%) ScrumMaster
8 7 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.38%) UI Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) UI Programmer
11 4 (4.30%) Analyst
12 3 (3.23%) Business Analyst
12 3 (3.23%) Technical Architect
12 3 (3.23%) .NET Developer
12 3 (3.23%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.03%) .NET
2 24 (25.81%) AngularJS
3 23 (24.73%) HTML
3 23 (24.73%) CSS
4 22 (23.66%) jQuery
5 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET
5 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (21.51%) HTML5
5 20 (21.51%) CSS3
6 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (19.35%) JSON
7 16 (17.20%) RESTful
8 10 (10.75%) Web Services
9 8 (8.60%) XML
9 8 (8.60%) Spring
10 5 (5.38%) SOAP
11 4 (4.30%) J2EE
12 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
12 3 (3.23%) Velocity
13 2 (2.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.23%) Wiki
4 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.15%) User Experience
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
5 1 (1.08%) Tandem
5 1 (1.08%) Blog
5 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) Android
2 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.15%) Windows
4 1 (1.08%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (76.34%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.03%) MVC
3 20 (21.51%) TDD
4 17 (18.28%) Coaching
5 16 (17.20%) Kanban
6 13 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (11.83%) Pair Programming
8 11 (11.83%) SDLC
9 9 (9.68%) Project Management
9 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.53%) Project Planning
11 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
11 6 (6.45%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
12 5 (5.38%) OO
12 5 (5.38%) Requirements Management
13 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
2 18 (19.35%) TypeScript
3 16 (17.20%) Java
4 5 (5.38%) SQL
5 4 (4.30%) C#
6 3 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.08%) PHP5
8 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
1 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (11.83%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) StatsD
Vendors
1 3 (3.23%) Apigee
2 2 (2.15%) hybris
2 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.08%) HP
3 1 (1.08%) Citrix
3 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 21 days ago
Alderley Edge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 22 days ago