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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.02% 6.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 7.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 £45.00 £39.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+13.56% +1.60%
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 Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 68 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 91.23% 87.18% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 33
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £572 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Banking
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Kanban
5 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Android
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (20.00%) Android Development
7 4 (20.00%) User Experience
7 4 (20.00%) Objective-C
7 4 (20.00%) Apple Swift
8 3 (15.00%) Publishing
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) Internet
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
8 3 (15.00%) DevOps
8 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
8 3 (15.00%) Bitbucket
8 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (10.00%) JPA
9 2 (10.00%) QA
9 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
9 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (10.00%) 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 (5.00%) GitHub
1 1 (5.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.00%) JUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Mockito
4 2 (10.00%) Xcode
5 1 (5.00%) Android Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Gradle
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) VersionOne
General
1 17 (85.00%) Banking
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Publishing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum Master
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) iOS Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Coach
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (10.00%) JPA
1 2 (10.00%) JSON
1 2 (10.00%) Spring
1 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Kanban
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Android Development
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) User Stories
8 1 (5.00%) ATDD
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Apple Swift
1 4 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Rally