The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 34 33 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs citing Scrum 48 47 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.18% 4.94% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 6.03% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 8
Median daily rate £430 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £326 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -4.19%
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
766 780 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.63% 81.93% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 475 319
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £19.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.33% -44.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +1 12 £435 +31.81%
Chester -9 6 £413 +7.14% 2
Knutsford -6 5 £450 +36.36%
Warrington -24 4 £380 +11.76% 5
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 94 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.73%) Java
2 36 (36.73%) Finance
3 25 (25.51%) TDD
3 25 (25.51%) Banking
4 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
4 23 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (17.35%) Oracle
5 17 (17.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (16.33%) ETL
6 16 (16.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 16 (16.33%) Talend
6 16 (16.33%) Mentoring
7 15 (15.31%) Kanban
8 14 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 14 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 14 (14.29%) Analytics
9 13 (13.27%) Mobile App
9 13 (13.27%) Amazon Redshift
9 13 (13.27%) HTML5
9 13 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (13.27%) SOA
9 13 (13.27%) Star Schema
9 13 (13.27%) ERwin
9 13 (13.27%) SQL
9 13 (13.27%) HTML
9 13 (13.27%) MySQL
9 13 (13.27%) Spring
9 13 (13.27%) Automated Testing
10 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.12%) GeoServer
3 4 (4.08%) Confluence
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.22%) Amazon Kinesis
2 11 (11.22%) Amazon S3
2 11 (11.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (7.14%) Veeva
4 2 (2.04%) GitHub
5 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) Firewall
2 2 (2.04%) Network Security
2 2 (2.04%) VPN
3 1 (1.02%) Broadband
3 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) Amazon Redshift
1 13 (13.27%) MySQL
1 13 (13.27%) Star Schema
2 11 (11.22%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.12%) GIS
4 6 (6.12%) QGIS
4 6 (6.12%) Spatial Data
4 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.06%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.04%) Data Mart
8 2 (2.04%) Essbase
8 2 (2.04%) OLAP
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (13.27%) ERwin
3 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.16%) JIRA
5 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.10%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.06%) Xcode
8 2 (2.04%) Android Studio
8 2 (2.04%) JUnit
8 2 (2.04%) Mockito
9 1 (1.02%) Ant
9 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.02%) Gradle
9 1 (1.02%) Selenium
9 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.02%) Toad
9 1 (1.02%) VersionOne
9 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (36.73%) Finance
2 25 (25.51%) Banking
3 17 (17.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.12%) Local Government
5 5 (5.10%) Publishing
6 2 (2.04%) Law
6 2 (2.04%) Retail
7 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Swedish Language
7 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (51.02%) Developer
2 16 (16.33%) Analyst
3 15 (15.31%) Business Analyst
4 14 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Agile Business Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) Scrum Master
6 10 (10.20%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (9.18%) ETL Developer
7 9 (9.18%) Senior ETL Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Android Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Applications Developer
8 6 (6.12%) GIS Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Angular Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Talend Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Agile Scrum Master
10 4 (4.08%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 13 (13.27%) HTML
2 13 (13.27%) HTML5
2 13 (13.27%) Spring
3 11 (11.22%) CSS
4 10 (10.20%) .NET
5 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET
6 7 (7.14%) REST
6 7 (7.14%) RESTful
7 6 (6.12%) Ajax
7 6 (6.12%) Angular 2
7 6 (6.12%) jQuery
7 6 (6.12%) Web Services
8 4 (4.08%) JSON
9 3 (3.06%) XML
10 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.04%) JPA
10 2 (2.04%) MDX
10 2 (2.04%) SOAP
10 2 (2.04%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Mobile App
2 11 (11.22%) Data Integration
3 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.12%) User Experience
5 3 (3.06%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.04%) PKI
7 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) iPad
7 1 (1.02%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Android
2 7 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.04%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Unix
3 2 (2.04%) Windows
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.51%) TDD
3 23 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (16.33%) ETL
4 16 (16.33%) Mentoring
5 15 (15.31%) Kanban
6 14 (14.29%) Analytics
6 14 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 13 (13.27%) Automated Testing
7 13 (13.27%) SOA
8 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (12.24%) Visual Analytics
9 10 (10.20%) BDD
9 10 (10.20%) Business Analysis
9 10 (10.20%) User Stories
10 9 (9.18%) Change Management
11 7 (7.14%) Android Development
11 7 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 7 (7.14%) DRM
12 6 (6.12%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.73%) Java
2 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.27%) SQL
4 9 (9.18%) C#
5 8 (8.16%) Python
6 6 (6.12%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.10%) Apple Swift
7 5 (5.10%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.04%) C
8 2 (2.04%) C++
8 2 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.02%) FQL
9 1 (1.02%) Go
9 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.02%) Ruby
9 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (2.04%) CLAS
1 2 (2.04%) Degree
1 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.04%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.04%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Oracle
2 16 (16.33%) Talend
3 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (8.16%) SAP
5 7 (7.14%) Concur
5 7 (7.14%) Infor
6 4 (4.08%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.06%) Tableau
7 3 (3.06%) Vertica
8 2 (2.04%) Adobe
8 2 (2.04%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.04%) Rally
9 1 (1.02%) Ariba
9 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
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