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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
North West / Cheshire
Rank 13 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 37 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.28% 4.46% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.02% 5.38% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 19
Median daily rate £445 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +21.16%

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
410 781 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.71% 83.00% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 493 385
Median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.44% -45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Warrington +26 9 £400 -27.27%
Macclesfield +9 9 £600 +27.65% 1
Chester +8 5 £423 - 1
Crewe - 3 £400 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Sandbach - 1 £370 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 84 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.71%) Java
3 29 (34.52%) HTML
3 29 (34.52%) Kanban
4 27 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 26 (30.95%) TDD
6 25 (29.76%) Finance
7 20 (23.81%) CSS
7 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (23.81%) JSON
8 19 (22.62%) E-Commerce
8 19 (22.62%) AngularJS
9 18 (21.43%) Spring
9 18 (21.43%) jQuery
10 15 (17.86%) RESTful
10 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (16.67%) HTML5
11 14 (16.67%) Selenium
11 14 (16.67%) Web Development
12 13 (15.48%) OO
13 12 (14.29%) Web Services
13 12 (14.29%) C#
13 12 (14.29%) Data Modelling
13 12 (14.29%) Content Management
13 12 (14.29%) Pair Programming
13 12 (14.29%) CSS3
13 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 12 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
14 11 (13.10%) User Stories

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 11 (13.10%) CMS
2 5 (5.95%) Confluence
3 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.38%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.38%) JBoss
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Content Management Server
5 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.95%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.57%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.38%) Trello
7 1 (1.19%) GitHub
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) AMQP
1 3 (3.57%) VPN
2 2 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.95%) Data Mart
3 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.95%) MySQL
3 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (5.95%) Star Schema
4 4 (4.76%) Big Data
4 4 (4.76%) Essbase
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.57%) OLAP
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Selenium
2 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.10%) Cucumber
4 9 (10.71%) JIRA
5 8 (9.52%) ERwin
6 7 (8.33%) JUnit
7 5 (5.95%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (4.76%) Mockito
9 3 (3.57%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.57%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.57%) Maven
9 3 (3.57%) Subversion
9 3 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (2.38%) Ant
10 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.38%) CruiseControl
10 2 (2.38%) EasyMock
10 2 (2.38%) MyEclipse
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) Local Government
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (40.48%) Developer
2 15 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Agile Business Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Scrum Master
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Architect
7 4 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.57%) CRM Developer
8 3 (3.57%) OBIEE Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.52%) HTML
2 20 (23.81%) CSS
2 20 (23.81%) JSON
3 19 (22.62%) AngularJS
4 18 (21.43%) jQuery
4 18 (21.43%) Spring
5 15 (17.86%) RESTful
6 14 (16.67%) HTML5
7 12 (14.29%) CSS3
7 12 (14.29%) Web Services
8 9 (10.71%) .NET
8 9 (10.71%) Dropwizard
9 8 (9.52%) J2EE
9 8 (9.52%) REST
10 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.33%) Node.js
10 7 (8.33%) SOAP
11 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (7.14%) XML
12 5 (5.95%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) User Experience
2 6 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.52%) Kanban
3 26 (30.95%) TDD
4 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (22.62%) E-Commerce
6 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (16.67%) Web Development
8 13 (15.48%) OO
9 12 (14.29%) Content Management
9 12 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 12 (14.29%) Pair Programming
10 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
10 11 (13.10%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (13.10%) DevOps
10 11 (13.10%) MVC
10 11 (13.10%) Project Management
10 11 (13.10%) SDLC
10 11 (13.10%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (13.10%) User Stories
11 9 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.71%) Java
2 27 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.29%) C#
4 11 (13.10%) SQL
5 6 (7.14%) Perl
5 6 (7.14%) Python
6 5 (5.95%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) Go
8 1 (1.19%) Groovy
8 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (1.19%) PhD
3 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (9.52%) Puppet
2 5 (5.95%) Salt
3 4 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (2.38%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.38%) Nagios
6 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) hybris
2 9 (10.71%) ATG
3 8 (9.52%) Atlassian
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle
4 5 (5.95%) IDERA
4 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.95%) Talend
5 4 (4.76%) Hyperion
5 4 (4.76%) Tableau
6 3 (3.57%) Zend
7 2 (2.38%) Google
7 2 (2.38%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.19%) Apple
8 1 (1.19%) Embarcadero
8 1 (1.19%) Perforce
8 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
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