Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 29 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 28 32 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.05% 5.11% 7.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 6.19% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 33
Cambridge median daily rate £423 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.91% -2.48%
10th Percentile £309 £229 £282
90th Percentile £575 £525 £485
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £373 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.75% +6.67% -6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £60.00

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 578 517 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 83.53% 82.59% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 265 545
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £219 £255 £263
90th Percentile £573 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 53 33
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £39.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.18% +1.29% +40.91%
10th Percentile £17.09 £14.63 £13.20
90th Percentile £52.88 £59.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% +114.29% -36.36%

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 November 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 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) JIRA
3 8 (28.57%) Kanban
3 8 (28.57%) Confluence
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) SDLC
4 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) Selenium
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (21.43%) RESTful
5 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 6 (21.43%) BDD
5 6 (21.43%) C#
5 6 (21.43%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) Spring
6 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (14.29%) SaaS
7 4 (14.29%) PaaS
7 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (14.29%) Atlassian
7 4 (14.29%) QA
7 4 (14.29%) Degree
7 4 (14.29%) Retail
7 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis

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 8 (28.57%) Confluence
2 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) ColdFusion
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) PaaS
2 4 (14.29%) SaaS
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.57%) BrowserStack
4 1 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 802.11
1 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) JIRA
2 7 (25.00%) Selenium
3 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
5 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 3 (10.71%) JMeter
6 3 (10.71%) JUnit
6 3 (10.71%) Maven
6 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
6 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
7 2 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (3.57%) Appium
8 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.57%) Gradle
8 1 (3.57%) NUnit
8 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
8 1 (3.57%) RSpec
8 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
1 7 (25.00%) Scrum Master
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Developer in Test
5 1 (3.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) RESTful
3 5 (17.86%) Spring
4 3 (10.71%) jQuery
4 3 (10.71%) SOAP
4 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) J2EE
5 2 (7.14%) JSON
5 2 (7.14%) Velocity
5 2 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.57%) Node.js
6 1 (3.57%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Life Science
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) ASIC
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Kanban
2 8 (28.57%) SDLC
3 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (21.43%) BDD
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps
5 4 (14.29%) DSDM
5 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Business Forecasting
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C#
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) F#
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Twitter
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Progress
4 1 (3.57%) WSO2