The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 12 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 4.35% 1.57% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 2.06% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.44 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -6.87%
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 Cumbria region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cumbria
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38 97 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 82.61% 76.38% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 54 22
Median daily rate £491 £348 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.36% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £67
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 12
Median hourly rate £34.00 £47.71 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.73% -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £18.18 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.19 £54.00 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Cumbria region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

Scrum
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cumbria region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) COSHH

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COSHH
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle