Period
to 16 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 16 April 2021 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 32 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 37 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.44% 4.86% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 5.57% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 45
10th Percentile £425 £382 £312
25th Percentile £444 £415 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £503 £538 £625
90th Percentile £525 £603 £665
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £468
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.74% -6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
East of England median hourly rate £47.44 £52.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year -10.07% -4.09% +52.78%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 353 664 864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.96% 87.14% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 412 478
10th Percentile £203 £260 £253
25th Percentile £310 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £450 £444
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.41% +6.29%
75th Percentile £500 £538 £533
90th Percentile £588 £613 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £435 £450
% change year-on-year -2.30% -3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 84
10th Percentile " £13.68 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.25 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% -30.00%
75th Percentile £18.75 £47.50 £42.50
90th Percentile £22.93 £48.95 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £20.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.51% +16.83% -7.89%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Scrum in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Scrum in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Scrum in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 10 £475 - 12
Peterborough -3 1 - - 1
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) CMS
3 4 (26.67%) Taxonomies
3 4 (26.67%) Product Management
3 4 (26.67%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) User Experience
3 4 (26.67%) Headless CMS
4 3 (20.00%) Operational Stability
4 3 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) Azure
5 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Gathering
5 2 (13.33%) Big Data
5 2 (13.33%) Data Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) ES6
6 1 (6.67%) Talend

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 7 (46.67%) CMS
2 4 (26.67%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
1 4 (26.67%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Azure
2 1 (6.67%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Appium
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Information Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Scrum Master
4 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Jest
1 1 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) QML
1 1 (6.67%) Qt
1 1 (6.67%) React
1 1 (6.67%) Redux
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Taxonomies
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Product Management
3 3 (20.00%) Content Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (20.00%) Operational Stability
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Data Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) Physics
5 1 (6.67%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) ES6
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
1 1 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Talend