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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 31 21 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +43
Contract jobs citing Scrum 37 72 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.95% 6.88% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.01% 8.14% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 4
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £520 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+30.01% -4.98%
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
616 884 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.35% 84.51% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 553 362
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 32 36
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.50 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £14.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +5 8 £375 - 1
Macclesfield -4 5 £500 +5.26%
Knutsford +4 4 £450 -
Warrington -14 3 £425 +25.00% 5
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 85 (95.51%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (44.94%) Java
3 32 (35.96%) Finance
3 32 (35.96%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (30.34%) TDD
5 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
6 20 (22.47%) Oracle
6 20 (22.47%) Kanban
7 19 (21.35%) Talend Open Studio
7 19 (21.35%) Talend
7 19 (21.35%) ETL
8 18 (20.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
8 18 (20.22%) Analytics
9 17 (19.10%) HTML5
9 17 (19.10%) Data Modelling
9 17 (19.10%) HTML
9 17 (19.10%) Mentoring
10 16 (17.98%) Amazon Redshift
10 16 (17.98%) CSS
10 16 (17.98%) Star Schema
10 16 (17.98%) ERwin
10 16 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (16.85%) Spring
12 14 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (15.73%) MySQL
13 13 (14.61%) SOA
13 13 (14.61%) SQL
13 13 (14.61%) Banking
14 12 (13.48%) Automated Testing

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 (8.99%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.87%) CMS
3 3 (3.37%) Confluence
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.25%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.36%) Amazon Kinesis
2 11 (12.36%) Amazon S3
2 11 (12.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (7.87%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Network Security
2 2 (2.25%) Firewall
2 2 (2.25%) VPN
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) Amazon Redshift
1 16 (17.98%) Star Schema
2 14 (15.73%) MySQL
3 11 (12.36%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.62%) Data Mart
5 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.62%) Essbase
5 5 (5.62%) OLAP
5 5 (5.62%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (5.62%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.37%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.25%) GIS
8 2 (2.25%) QGIS
8 2 (2.25%) Spatial Data
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 16 (17.98%) ERwin
3 8 (8.99%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.62%) Bitbucket
5 5 (5.62%) Selenium
6 3 (3.37%) JIRA
6 3 (3.37%) Xcode
7 2 (2.25%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.12%) Ant
8 1 (1.12%) Gradle
8 1 (1.12%) Maven
8 1 (1.12%) Subversion
8 1 (1.12%) Toad
General
1 32 (35.96%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (14.61%) Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Publishing
5 2 (2.25%) Law
5 2 (2.25%) Local Government
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (50.56%) Developer
2 15 (16.85%) Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Business Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.36%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.11%) ETL Developer
5 9 (10.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (10.11%) Senior ETL Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Scrum Master
7 5 (5.62%) Talend Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Angular Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Hyperion Developer
8 4 (4.49%) OBIEE Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
2 17 (19.10%) HTML
2 17 (19.10%) HTML5
3 16 (17.98%) CSS
4 15 (16.85%) Spring
5 9 (10.11%) JSON
6 8 (8.99%) RESTful
7 7 (7.87%) CSS3
7 7 (7.87%) jQuery
7 7 (7.87%) REST
8 6 (6.74%) .NET
8 6 (6.74%) Angular 2
9 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.62%) MDX
10 4 (4.49%) Dropwizard
11 3 (3.37%) J2EE
11 3 (3.37%) Web Services
11 3 (3.37%) XML
12 2 (2.25%) Ajax
12 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Data Integration
2 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.87%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.37%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.25%) PKI
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Wiki
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) iPad
6 1 (1.12%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Android
2 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.25%) Linux
3 2 (2.25%) Unix
3 2 (2.25%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (95.51%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.96%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (30.34%) TDD
4 20 (22.47%) Kanban
5 19 (21.35%) ETL
6 18 (20.22%) Analytics
7 17 (19.10%) Data Modelling
7 17 (19.10%) Mentoring
8 14 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.61%) SOA
10 12 (13.48%) Automated Testing
10 12 (13.48%) Visual Analytics
10 12 (13.48%) Web Development
11 11 (12.36%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
12 10 (11.24%) User Stories
13 8 (8.99%) BDD
14 7 (7.87%) Change Management
14 7 (7.87%) Content Management
14 7 (7.87%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.94%) Java
2 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.61%) SQL
4 6 (6.74%) C#
4 6 (6.74%) TypeScript
5 4 (4.49%) Python
6 3 (3.37%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.37%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.37%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) C
7 2 (2.25%) C++
8 1 (1.12%) FQL
8 1 (1.12%) Go
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) Ruby
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (2.25%) CLAS
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.25%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.12%) Ansible
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) Oracle
2 19 (21.35%) Talend
3 8 (8.99%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (7.87%) Concur
4 7 (7.87%) Infor
4 7 (7.87%) SAP
5 5 (5.62%) Hyperion
6 4 (4.49%) ATG
6 4 (4.49%) hybris
6 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.37%) Tableau
7 3 (3.37%) Vertica
8 2 (2.25%) Adobe
8 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.12%) Perforce
9 1 (1.12%) Rally
9 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
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