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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 31 20 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +40
Contract jobs citing Scrum 40 62 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.12% 6.35% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 7.63% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 3
Median daily rate £425 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +1.91%
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
656 813 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.99% 83.21% 76.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 495 320
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 £300 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 32
Median hourly rate £62.50 £33.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.39% -2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Chester -2 9 £413 +25.00% 2
Macclesfield -4 5 £513 +7.89%
Knutsford -1 4 £450 +5.88%
Warrington -20 4 £380 +11.76% 4
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 97 (95.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (37.25%) Java
3 37 (36.27%) Finance
4 26 (25.49%) TDD
4 26 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (22.55%) Banking
5 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
6 20 (19.61%) Kanban
7 19 (18.63%) Oracle
8 18 (17.65%) ETL
8 18 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (17.65%) Talend Open Studio
8 18 (17.65%) Talend
9 17 (16.67%) Analytics
10 16 (15.69%) Mentoring
10 16 (15.69%) Data Modelling
11 15 (14.71%) Star Schema
11 15 (14.71%) ERwin
11 15 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (14.71%) Amazon Redshift
12 14 (13.73%) HTML5
12 14 (13.73%) SQL
12 14 (13.73%) HTML
13 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (12.75%) MySQL
13 13 (12.75%) SOA
13 13 (12.75%) Spring
13 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
13 13 (12.75%) Mobile App
14 12 (11.76%) Visual Analytics

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 8 (7.84%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.88%) GeoServer
3 4 (3.92%) CMS
3 4 (3.92%) Confluence
4 2 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.98%) JBoss
5 1 (0.98%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.78%) Amazon Kinesis
2 11 (10.78%) Amazon S3
2 11 (10.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (6.86%) Veeva
4 2 (1.96%) GitHub
5 1 (0.98%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.96%) Firewall
2 2 (1.96%) Network Security
2 2 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (0.98%) Broadband
3 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) Amazon Redshift
1 15 (14.71%) Star Schema
2 13 (12.75%) MySQL
3 11 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.88%) GIS
6 6 (5.88%) QGIS
6 6 (5.88%) Spatial Data
6 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.92%) Data Mart
7 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.92%) Essbase
7 4 (3.92%) OLAP
7 4 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (3.92%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (2.94%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Talend Open Studio
2 15 (14.71%) ERwin
3 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.90%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.90%) JIRA
6 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.94%) Xcode
8 2 (1.96%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.96%) Ant
8 2 (1.96%) Gradle
8 2 (1.96%) JUnit
8 2 (1.96%) Mockito
9 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.98%) Maven
9 1 (0.98%) Selenium
9 1 (0.98%) Subversion
9 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.98%) Toad
9 1 (0.98%) VersionOne
General
1 37 (36.27%) Finance
2 23 (22.55%) Banking
3 18 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (5.88%) Local Government
5 5 (4.90%) Publishing
6 3 (2.94%) Retail
7 2 (1.96%) Law
8 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (48.04%) Developer
2 17 (16.67%) Analyst
3 15 (14.71%) Business Analyst
4 14 (13.73%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Agile Business Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Scrum Master
6 9 (8.82%) ETL Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Senior ETL Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Android Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.88%) GIS Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Talend Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Angular Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) iOS Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.73%) HTML
1 14 (13.73%) HTML5
2 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
2 13 (12.75%) Spring
3 12 (11.76%) CSS
4 9 (8.82%) .NET
5 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.86%) jQuery
6 7 (6.86%) REST
7 6 (5.88%) Ajax
7 6 (5.88%) Angular 2
7 6 (5.88%) JSON
7 6 (5.88%) RESTful
8 5 (4.90%) XML
9 4 (3.92%) MDX
9 4 (3.92%) Web Services
10 3 (2.94%) CSS3
11 2 (1.96%) J2EE
11 2 (1.96%) JPA
11 2 (1.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Mobile App
2 11 (10.78%) Data Integration
3 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.84%) User Experience
5 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.96%) PKI
8 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.98%) iPad
8 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Psychology
8 1 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Android
2 7 (6.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.96%) Linux
3 2 (1.96%) Unix
3 2 (1.96%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (95.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (25.49%) TDD
3 20 (19.61%) Kanban
4 18 (17.65%) ETL
5 17 (16.67%) Analytics
6 16 (15.69%) Data Modelling
6 16 (15.69%) Mentoring
7 13 (12.75%) SOA
7 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 12 (11.76%) Visual Analytics
9 11 (10.78%) User Stories
10 10 (9.80%) BDD
10 10 (9.80%) Change Management
11 8 (7.84%) Business Analysis
11 8 (7.84%) Web Development
12 7 (6.86%) Android Development
12 7 (6.86%) DRM
12 7 (6.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) Java
2 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.73%) SQL
4 8 (7.84%) C#
4 8 (7.84%) Python
5 6 (5.88%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.90%) Apple Swift
6 5 (4.90%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.96%) C
7 2 (1.96%) C++
7 2 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.98%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.98%) FQL
8 1 (0.98%) Go
8 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.98%) Ruby
8 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (1.96%) CLAS
2 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.96%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.96%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.98%) Ansible
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (18.63%) Oracle
2 18 (17.65%) Talend
3 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (7.84%) SAP
4 7 (6.86%) Concur
4 7 (6.86%) Infor
5 4 (3.92%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.94%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.94%) Tableau
6 3 (2.94%) Vertica
7 2 (1.96%) Adobe
7 2 (1.96%) Rally
8 1 (0.98%) Ariba
8 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago