The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 9 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.11% 0.79% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.79% 0.90% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
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 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.21%
Scrum
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 111 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.56% 88.10% 81.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 86 40
Median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £360 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 19
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Chester region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (36.36%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) Kanban
3 7 (31.82%) QA
3 7 (31.82%) User Stories
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
3 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) Time Management
5 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) UML
5 5 (22.73%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) J2EE
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) JSON
6 4 (18.18%) Data Mining
6 4 (18.18%) ETL
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (18.18%) Tableau
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (13.64%) Confluence
1 3 (13.64%) JBoss
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) GlassFish
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Data Mining
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Gradle
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Digital Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Tableau Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 2 (9.09%) ASP Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) J2EE
1 5 (22.73%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) JSON
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.09%) JSTL
4 2 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) Struts
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) LINQ
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Kanban
2 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
3 7 (31.82%) User Stories
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) Time Management
5 5 (22.73%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) UML
6 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) ETL
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.64%) Analytics
7 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Groovy
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
2 4 (18.18%) Tableau
3 2 (9.09%) hybris
4 1 (4.55%) Perforce
Chester
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Rate: £430 per day + competitive
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