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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 24 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.65% 1.99% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 2.11% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £375 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £385 £373
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 £53.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+32.49% -4.98%
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
137 142 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 79.65% 94.04% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 86 44
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 15
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
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 27 August 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Chester region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) User Stories
3 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
5 3 (23.08%) ETL
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Use Case
5 3 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (23.08%) Vertica
5 3 (23.08%) Talend
5 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (23.08%) Tableau
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) MongoDB

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 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
1 3 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Data Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Akka
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) LINQ
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) OSGi
4 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) Wiki
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) User Stories
3 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) ETL
5 3 (23.08%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Tableau
1 3 (23.08%) Talend
1 3 (23.08%) Vertica
2 1 (7.69%) Perforce
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