The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.78% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.77 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +18.46%
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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
74 56 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 82.22% 71.79% 84.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 51
Average daily rate £400 £401 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.24% +7.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) PhpStorm
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Velocity
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) PHP5
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) UML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) PhpStorm
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) ScrumMaster
1 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Coach
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) Velocity
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) B2B
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) PHP5
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP