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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 27 25 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +39
Contract jobs citing Scrum 44 61 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.56% 5.35% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.48% 6.26% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 3
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
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 £43.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -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
679 974 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.73% 85.44% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 670 318
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £604 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 41
Median hourly rate £21.02 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 September 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 September 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 +9 12 £375 -11.76% 3
Macclesfield -5 3 £500 +5.26%
Knutsford +9 2 £380 - 1
Warrington -7 2 £363 -9.37% 5
Crewe +10 1 - - 1
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 88 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (46.74%) Java
3 36 (39.13%) TDD
4 31 (33.70%) JavaScript
5 29 (31.52%) Finance
5 29 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (31.52%) Kanban
6 25 (27.17%) AngularJS
7 24 (26.09%) HTML
8 23 (25.00%) CSS
8 23 (25.00%) Spring
9 21 (22.83%) E-Commerce
9 21 (22.83%) HTML5
10 20 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (20.65%) Web Development
12 18 (19.57%) Analytics
13 17 (18.48%) User Stories
14 16 (17.39%) SQL
15 15 (16.30%) Oracle
15 15 (16.30%) JSON
16 14 (15.22%) QA
16 14 (15.22%) Cucumber
17 13 (14.13%) jQuery
17 13 (14.13%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (13.04%) CMS
18 12 (13.04%) Banking
18 12 (13.04%) Content Management
18 12 (13.04%) RESTful
18 12 (13.04%) Visual Analytics
18 12 (13.04%) SDLC

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 12 (13.04%) CMS
2 8 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.35%) Confluence
4 2 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.09%) JBoss
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.09%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.09%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Network Security
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) Amazon Redshift
1 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
1 7 (7.61%) Star Schema
2 5 (5.43%) Data Mart
2 5 (5.43%) Data Mining
2 5 (5.43%) Essbase
2 5 (5.43%) OLAP
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (4.35%) Big Data
3 4 (4.35%) MySQL
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Cucumber
2 10 (10.87%) Selenium
2 10 (10.87%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.61%) ERwin
4 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.43%) Bitbucket
5 5 (5.43%) JIRA
6 3 (3.26%) JUnit
6 3 (3.26%) Xcode
7 2 (2.17%) Android Studio
7 2 (2.17%) Gradle
7 2 (2.17%) Maven
7 2 (2.17%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.09%) Ant
8 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.09%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.09%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.09%) Subversion
8 1 (1.09%) Toad
General
1 29 (31.52%) Finance
2 13 (14.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (13.04%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Publishing
5 2 (2.17%) Law
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (46.74%) Developer
2 22 (23.91%) Analyst
3 20 (21.74%) Business Analyst
4 19 (20.65%) Java Developer
5 15 (16.30%) Agile Business Analyst
6 11 (11.96%) Scrum Master
7 8 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Agile Scrum Master
8 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.43%) Data Business Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Angular Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Hyperion Developer
10 4 (4.35%) OBIEE Developer
10 4 (4.35%) SQL Developer
11 3 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.17%) AngularJS
2 24 (26.09%) HTML
3 23 (25.00%) CSS
3 23 (25.00%) Spring
4 21 (22.83%) HTML5
5 15 (16.30%) JSON
6 13 (14.13%) jQuery
7 12 (13.04%) RESTful
8 11 (11.96%) CSS3
9 10 (10.87%) REST
10 9 (9.78%) Dropwizard
11 6 (6.52%) Angular 2
12 5 (5.43%) .NET
12 5 (5.43%) MDX
12 5 (5.43%) XML
13 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
13 4 (4.35%) SOAP
13 4 (4.35%) Spring Boot
14 3 (3.26%) J2EE
14 3 (3.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.52%) User Experience
2 5 (5.43%) Digital Media
2 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.17%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Wiki
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Android
2 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.13%) TDD
3 29 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (31.52%) Kanban
4 21 (22.83%) E-Commerce
5 20 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (20.65%) Web Development
7 18 (19.57%) Analytics
8 17 (18.48%) User Stories
9 12 (13.04%) Content Management
9 12 (13.04%) SDLC
9 12 (13.04%) Visual Analytics
10 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.96%) Time Management
11 10 (10.87%) Configuration Management
11 10 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (10.87%) ETL
11 10 (10.87%) Pair Programming
11 10 (10.87%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.74%) Java
2 31 (33.70%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.39%) SQL
4 6 (6.52%) TypeScript
5 5 (5.43%) C#
5 5 (5.43%) PHP
6 3 (3.26%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.26%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.17%) C
7 2 (2.17%) C++
7 2 (2.17%) Python
8 1 (1.09%) FQL
8 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.09%) Ruby
8 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Ansible
1 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Oracle
2 10 (10.87%) Talend
3 9 (9.78%) ATG
3 9 (9.78%) hybris
4 8 (8.70%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.43%) Hyperion
6 3 (3.26%) Tableau
6 3 (3.26%) Vertica
7 2 (2.17%) Adobe
7 2 (2.17%) Perforce
7 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.09%) Concur
8 1 (1.09%) Infor
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.09%) Rally
8 1 (1.09%) SAP
8 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
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