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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 11 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.50% 5.51% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 8.64% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £380 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +1.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.19%
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
32 81 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 80.00% 63.78% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 61 31
Median daily rate £380 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £388 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Publishing
4 3 (50.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
5 2 (33.33%) Apple Swift
5 2 (33.33%) Xcode
5 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (16.67%) JPA
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) Spring
6 1 (16.67%) Java EE
6 1 (16.67%) JUnit
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Xcode
3 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Scrum Master
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum Master
3 2 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Android NDK
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) JPA
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Apple Swift
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree