The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 49 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.30% 4.23% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 4.76% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £393 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +10.95%
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 Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
351 168 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 90.93% 88.89% 86.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 119 67
Median daily rate £500 £475 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £700 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £62.50 £35.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) RESTful
4 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (20.00%) Confluence
4 3 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
4 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum-ban
4 3 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) eggPlant
4 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (20.00%) Unified Process
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) DSDM
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) SOA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Magnolia
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) Broadband
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (20.00%) eggPlant
3 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) RESTful
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.67%) CAML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (20.00%) DSDM
3 3 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 3 (20.00%) High Availability
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum-ban
3 3 (20.00%) Unified Process
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) FQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (13.33%) CLAS
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) JSP 440
1 2 (13.33%) QA
1 2 (13.33%) RMADS
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (20.00%) HP
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow