Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 39 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 73 38 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.73% 3.59% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 4.36% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 17 53
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £394 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.86% +23.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £299 £201 £281
90th Percentile £529 £525 £473
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -26.67% +4.35%

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 1,105 871 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.67% 82.33% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 381 626
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 100 83
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £26.88 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.84% -28.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.50 £8.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £56.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.83% +33.33%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 22 February 2018. 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 +7 40 £463 -0.27% 71
Peterborough +16 25 £325 - 2
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 68 (93.15%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.68%) JIRA
3 30 (41.10%) Git (software)
4 28 (38.36%) Java
5 27 (36.99%) Finance
6 24 (32.88%) Spring
6 24 (32.88%) Confluence
7 22 (30.14%) RESTful
8 21 (28.77%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 20 (27.40%) SDLC
9 20 (27.40%) Atlassian
10 19 (26.03%) Business Analysis
10 19 (26.03%) Tomcat
11 18 (24.66%) Web Services
11 18 (24.66%) SOA
12 17 (23.29%) .NET
12 17 (23.29%) Retail
12 17 (23.29%) jQuery
12 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (21.92%) Kanban
13 16 (21.92%) SoapUI
13 16 (21.92%) DevOps
13 16 (21.92%) Maven
14 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
15 14 (19.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (19.18%) TDD
15 14 (19.18%) JSON
15 14 (19.18%) Oracle
15 14 (19.18%) JUnit
15 14 (19.18%) JavaScript

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 24 (32.88%) Confluence
2 19 (26.03%) Tomcat
3 10 (13.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (12.33%) JBoss
5 7 (9.59%) CMS
6 6 (8.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (5.48%) Apache
8 1 (1.37%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.37%) Mule
8 1 (1.37%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.37%) GIMP
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.37%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.48%) GitHub
4 4 (5.48%) PaaS
5 3 (4.11%) SaaS
6 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) 802.11
1 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.37%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (50.68%) JIRA
2 30 (41.10%) Git (software)
3 16 (21.92%) Maven
3 16 (21.92%) SoapUI
4 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
5 14 (19.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (19.18%) JUnit
6 13 (17.81%) Selenium
7 12 (16.44%) TeamCity
8 8 (10.96%) Mercurial
8 8 (10.96%) Subversion
9 7 (9.59%) Jasmine
9 7 (9.59%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (9.59%) Mocha
10 6 (8.22%) Cucumber
10 6 (8.22%) Vagrant
10 6 (8.22%) WebDriver
11 5 (6.85%) Bitbucket
11 5 (6.85%) Gradle
11 5 (6.85%) JMeter
General
1 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Developer
2 12 (16.44%) Project Manager
3 11 (15.07%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Business Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Scrum Master
6 7 (9.59%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Agile Project Manager
7 6 (8.22%) Sitecore Developer
8 5 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Agile Tester
9 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Oracle Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) SAP Manager
9 3 (4.11%) SAP Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Tester
9 3 (4.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.88%) Spring
2 22 (30.14%) RESTful
3 18 (24.66%) Web Services
4 17 (23.29%) .NET
4 17 (23.29%) jQuery
5 14 (19.18%) JSON
5 14 (19.18%) XML
6 13 (17.81%) .NET Framework
7 12 (16.44%) J2EE
7 12 (16.44%) SOAP
8 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.96%) CSS
9 8 (10.96%) React
10 7 (9.59%) Backbone.js
10 7 (9.59%) Durandal
10 7 (9.59%) Hibernate
10 7 (9.59%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (9.59%) LESS
10 7 (9.59%) Sass
11 6 (8.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.59%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.48%) Life Science
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) ASIC
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Unix
2 4 (5.48%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (93.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 20 (27.40%) SDLC
4 19 (26.03%) Business Analysis
5 18 (24.66%) SOA
6 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (21.92%) DevOps
7 16 (21.92%) Kanban
8 14 (19.18%) TDD
9 13 (17.81%) BDD
9 13 (17.81%) User Stories
10 11 (15.07%) Project Management
11 10 (13.70%) API Development
11 10 (13.70%) ATDD
11 10 (13.70%) Defect Management
12 9 (12.33%) Microservices
13 7 (9.59%) Content Management
13 7 (9.59%) Functional Testing
13 7 (9.59%) Software Testing
13 7 (9.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) Java
2 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.44%) C#
3 12 (16.44%) SQL
4 9 (12.33%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.85%) Python
6 4 (5.48%) Perl
7 3 (4.11%) C++
7 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.74%) C
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) Clojure
9 1 (1.37%) Dart
9 1 (1.37%) Elixir
9 1 (1.37%) ES6
9 1 (1.37%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) Rust
9 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) GDPR
2 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (13.70%) Puppet
2 4 (5.48%) Ansible
2 4 (5.48%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Atlassian
2 14 (19.18%) Oracle
3 6 (8.22%) Coveo
3 6 (8.22%) Sitecore
4 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.48%) SAP
6 3 (4.11%) Ariba
6 3 (4.11%) Concur
6 3 (4.11%) webMethods
7 1 (1.37%) Informatica
7 1 (1.37%) Progress
7 1 (1.37%) Talend
7 1 (1.37%) Twitter