The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 20 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.62% 8.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 9.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £575 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.24% -
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 Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 92.13% 83.61% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 36 30
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Banking
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Kanban
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) User Experience
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) Android Development
7 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
7 3 (15.79%) Android
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Spring
8 2 (10.53%) JPA
8 2 (10.53%) JSON
8 2 (10.53%) QA
8 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
8 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
8 2 (10.53%) Java
8 2 (10.53%) SQL
8 2 (10.53%) JUnit
8 2 (10.53%) XML
8 2 (10.53%) MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
1 1 (5.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Mockito
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Gradle
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) VersionOne
General
1 16 (84.21%) Banking
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Scrum Master
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Android Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Coach
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
1 2 (10.53%) JPA
1 2 (10.53%) JSON
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Kanban
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Android Development
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) User Stories
6 1 (5.26%) ATDD
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Apple Swift
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Rally