The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Cheshire / Macclesfield
Rank 3 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 21.28% 2.56% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.39% 3.13% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £575 £220 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.36% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 87.23% 82.05% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 4
Median daily rate £500 £355 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £263 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.64 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Macclesfield region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Macclesfield region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) ERwin
6 5 (38.46%) ETL
6 5 (38.46%) Star Schema
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Talend
6 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (38.46%) Puppet
6 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 5 (38.46%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Data Mart
6 5 (38.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (30.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (30.77%) DevOps
7 4 (30.77%) Salt
7 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
7 4 (30.77%) AWS Certification
7 4 (30.77%) boto
7 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (30.77%) JSON

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (38.46%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
3 4 (30.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (23.08%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (23.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (38.46%) Data Mart
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (38.46%) Star Schema
3 4 (30.77%) Essbase
3 4 (30.77%) OLAP
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) ERwin
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) OBIEE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Hyperion Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior OBIEE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) boto
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) JSON
1 4 (30.77%) MDX
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) High Availability
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.69%) Data Security
6 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Salt
3 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Talend
2 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) IDERA
4 1 (7.69%) Embarcadero