Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 50 38
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 61 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.21% 2.69% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 3.29% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 28
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £283 £271
90th Percentile £564 £488 £538
East of England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £50.94 £43.25 -
% change year-on-year +17.77% - -

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 1,012 1,034 932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.42% 81.93% 82.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 521 487
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £228
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 115 80
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +4.17% +128.28%
10th Percentile £10.97 £13.00 £11.96
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.80 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +10.00% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +21 49 £415 +12.16% 63
Peterborough +1 7 £400 +14.29% 5
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (96.72%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) JIRA
3 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
4 12 (19.67%) User Stories
5 10 (16.39%) Web Services
5 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (14.75%) C#
6 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.75%) Coaching
6 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.75%) Confluence
7 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
7 8 (13.11%) Kanban
7 8 (13.11%) .NET
7 8 (13.11%) Java
7 8 (13.11%) Linux
7 8 (13.11%) QA
7 8 (13.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 7 (11.48%) CSS
8 7 (11.48%) Project Management
8 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
8 7 (11.48%) User Experience
9 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.84%) REST
9 6 (9.84%) HTML
9 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
9 6 (9.84%) Software Testing

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 9 (14.75%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) JBoss
3 1 (1.64%) nginx
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
3 1 (1.64%) WildFly
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Wireless
2 4 (6.56%) Bluetooth
2 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (6.56%) WLAN
3 3 (4.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.28%) Data Lake
2 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
2 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.28%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (3.28%) Spotfire
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) JIRA
2 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.20%) Selenium
4 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) GitLab
5 1 (1.64%) Grunt
5 1 (1.64%) gulp
5 1 (1.64%) Hudson
5 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.64%) JBehave
5 1 (1.64%) JMeter
5 1 (1.64%) JUnit
5 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.64%) Mocha
5 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.64%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 4 (6.56%) Automotive
2 3 (4.92%) Electronics
2 3 (4.92%) Games
3 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Analyst
1 12 (19.67%) Developer
1 12 (19.67%) Test Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Scrum Master
4 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Agile Coach
5 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Product Owner
5 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Product Owner
6 3 (4.92%) Scrum Product Owner
7 2 (3.28%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (3.28%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Web Services
2 8 (13.11%) .NET
3 7 (11.48%) CSS
4 6 (9.84%) HTML
4 6 (9.84%) REST
5 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (6.56%) NHibernate
6 4 (6.56%) WCF
7 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.28%) J2EE
7 2 (3.28%) Node.js
7 2 (3.28%) React
7 2 (3.28%) SOAP
7 2 (3.28%) Velocity
7 2 (3.28%) XML
8 1 (1.64%) EJB
8 1 (1.64%) Polymer
8 1 (1.64%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) User Experience
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.92%) CAN bus
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.64%) ASIC
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.64%) Verilog
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (96.72%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
3 12 (19.67%) User Stories
4 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (14.75%) Coaching
5 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.11%) Kanban
6 8 (13.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Project Management
7 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
8 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.20%) MVC
9 5 (8.20%) SDLC
9 5 (8.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) C#
1 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
2 8 (13.11%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) Perl
3 3 (4.92%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) ISEB
2 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.92%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.28%) PMP
4 1 (1.64%) CAPM
4 1 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
1 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle
2 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
2 2 (3.28%) Tableau
2 2 (3.28%) Talend
3 1 (1.64%) Databricks
3 1 (1.64%) Dataiku
3 1 (1.64%) Pega
3 1 (1.64%) SAP