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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 12 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.36% - 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£324 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.44%
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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
38 46 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 67.86% 75.41% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 46
Average daily rate £375 £410 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £268 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.64 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) PhpStorm
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) PHP5
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (25.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) PhpStorm
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
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