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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 29 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.46% 2.88% 5.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.29% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £413 £385 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
160 213 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.82% 87.65% 87.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 139 59
Median daily rate £413 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 19
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) GIS
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Local Government
4 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Tableau
4 2 (25.00%) Vertica

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 2 (25.00%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
1 2 (25.00%) QGIS
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) GIS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) GIS Officer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
4 1 (12.50%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Tableau
1 2 (25.00%) Talend
1 2 (25.00%) Vertica
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