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 29 June 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.

Scrum
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 25 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 11 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.64% 5.63% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 6.71% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 14
Cambridge median daily rate £340 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.25% +3.33%  
10th Percentile £197 £233 £286
90th Percentile £458 £462 £458
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £383 £400 £394
% change year-on-year -4.37% +1.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £35.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 233 298 373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 77.15% 83.94% 80.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 798 794
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £205 £313 £259
90th Percentile £500 £525 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 38 52
Cambridge median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
10th Percentile £17.50 £19.95 £17.44
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.88 £58.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.38 £37.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -47.62% +57.44%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) MVC
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) HTML
4 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 7 (25.93%) Spring
5 7 (25.93%) Spring MVC
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.93%) Node.js
6 6 (22.22%) BDD
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) CSS
7 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
7 5 (18.52%) JIRA
8 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (14.81%) jQuery
8 4 (14.81%) Kanban
8 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
8 4 (14.81%) HTML5
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (14.81%) C#
8 4 (14.81%) Sass
8 4 (14.81%) REST
8 4 (14.81%) gulp

Scrum
Co-occurring 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 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.70%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) NFC
1 1 (3.70%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) gulp
3 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) JBehave
4 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.70%) MSTest
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) RSpec
4 1 (3.70%) Spock
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.70%) TestRail
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Scrum Master
3 4 (14.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (14.81%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 3 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) Node.js
3 7 (25.93%) Spring
3 7 (25.93%) Spring MVC
4 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) REST
5 4 (14.81%) Sass
6 3 (11.11%) Ehcache
6 3 (11.11%) MyBatis
6 3 (11.11%) RESTful
6 3 (11.11%) Spring Boot
6 3 (11.11%) Spring Security
7 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.41%) WCF
7 2 (7.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) MVC
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) API Design
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Mobile First
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Service Design
6 3 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
7 2 (7.41%) Product Management
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) Workday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Rate: Highly competitive
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