The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 18 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.00% 7.62% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 10.53% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £525 £450 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +37.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Scrum
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 76 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 74.00% 72.38% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 42
Median daily rate £400 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.95 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.41% -41.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £28.00 £38.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) NUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) RSpec
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) NUnit
1 4 (66.67%) RSpec
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Agile Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
1 4 (66.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Endeca