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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 7 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 14.85% 1.41% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.74% 2.17% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
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
76 46 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 75.25% 64.79% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 26 34
Average daily rate £425 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £310 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Banking
3 13 (59.09%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) Kanban
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Project Management
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) Spring
6 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (18.18%) Coaching
8 3 (13.64%) User Experience
8 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) OO
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
8 3 (13.64%) Velocity
9 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
9 2 (9.09%) JSON
9 2 (9.09%) JPA
9 2 (9.09%) Android
9 2 (9.09%) Mockito
9 2 (9.09%) QA
9 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
9 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) User Stories
9 2 (9.09%) Android Development
9 2 (9.09%) JUnit

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Mockito
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Gradle
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) VersionOne
General
1 15 (68.18%) Banking
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Scrum Master
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Business Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Scrum Master
5 4 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Android Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Banking Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Spring
2 3 (13.64%) Velocity
3 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) JPA
3 2 (9.09%) JSON
3 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) Java EE
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Kanban
4 5 (22.73%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Coaching
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) Android Development
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) User Stories
8 1 (4.55%) ATDD
8 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
3 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Rally
1 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow