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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.50% 5.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.16% 7.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate £500 £324 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
113 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 88.28% 77.36% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 25 29
Average daily rate £425 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
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 April 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Banking
3 13 (56.52%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) Kanban
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) Spring
6 4 (17.39%) User Experience
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) Android Development
7 3 (13.04%) Android
7 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
7 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
8 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Apple Swift
8 2 (8.70%) Mockito
8 2 (8.70%) JPA
8 2 (8.70%) JSON
8 2 (8.70%) QA
8 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
8 2 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (8.70%) User Stories
8 2 (8.70%) BDD
8 2 (8.70%) Relational Database

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
1 1 (4.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Mockito
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) VersionOne
General
1 17 (73.91%) Banking
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum Master
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Scrum Master
5 3 (13.04%) Android Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Coach
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) JPA
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
2 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Kanban
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Android Development
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) User Stories
7 1 (4.35%) ATDD
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) High Availability
7 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Apple Swift
2 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Rally