The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 28 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.88% 5.74% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 6.74% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£385 £420 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
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
209 178 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 86.01% 85.17% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 55 32
Average daily rate £400 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £31.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 6 (66.67%) JSON
3 6 (66.67%) RESTful
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 5 (55.56%) SDLC
5 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
6 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (33.33%) Kanban
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (22.22%) Appium
7 2 (22.22%) Node.js
7 2 (22.22%) CSS3
7 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
7 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (22.22%) Calabash
7 2 (22.22%) Android Development
7 2 (22.22%) iOS Development

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (22.22%) Redis
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Appium
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Calabash
2 2 (22.22%) Mocha
3 1 (11.11%) Hudson
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
4 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 1 (11.11%) OSGi
4 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (33.33%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (22.22%) Android Development
6 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
7 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (11.11%) BDD
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) R
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) Apigee
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