The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 25 22 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.76% 5.88% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 7.16% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 16
Median daily rate £470 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.61% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £431 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 262 335 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.17% 82.11% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 209 161
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 15
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Cambridge

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Cambridge

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Cambridge

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Cambridge

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (36.67%) TDD
6 10 (33.33%) .NET
6 10 (33.33%) Oracle
6 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 10 (33.33%) BDD
6 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (26.67%) MVC
8 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
9 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
9 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
9 7 (23.33%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) HTML5
9 7 (23.33%) Web Development
9 7 (23.33%) Selenium
10 6 (20.00%) Subversion
10 6 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (20.00%) RESTful
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (20.00%) jQuery
10 6 (20.00%) PHP
10 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (20.00%) Node.js

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) NFC
2 1 (3.33%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (6.67%) Data Mart
3 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (23.33%) Selenium
4 6 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (6.67%) JIRA
5 2 (6.67%) NUnit
5 2 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (3.33%) JBehave
6 1 (3.33%) JUnit
6 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.33%) MSTest
6 1 (3.33%) RSpec
6 1 (3.33%) Spock
6 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum Master
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC Manager
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
1 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) HTML5
3 6 (20.00%) jQuery
3 6 (20.00%) Node.js
3 6 (20.00%) REST
3 6 (20.00%) RESTful
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.00%) Ehcache
4 3 (10.00%) MyBatis
4 3 (10.00%) Spring
4 3 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (10.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (10.00%) Spring Security
4 3 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) WCF
5 2 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) BDD
5 8 (26.67%) MVC
6 7 (23.33%) Web Development
7 6 (20.00%) Service Design
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) API Design
9 3 (10.00%) CRM
9 3 (10.00%) OOP
9 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.67%) Coaching
10 2 (6.67%) ETL Development
10 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
10 2 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (6.67%) Mobile First
10 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) PHP
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.67%) Apple Swift
6 2 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Embarcadero
4 2 (6.67%) Talend
5 1 (3.33%) Workday
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