Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 25 17
Rank change year-on-year -16 -8 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 17 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.76% 5.80% 7.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 6.39% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 66
10th Percentile £399 £315 £363
25th Percentile £463 £350 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £400 £456
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.33% +9.94%
75th Percentile £588 £594 £536
90th Percentile £634 £600 £638
East of England median daily rate £503 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.67% - -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £56.50 £46.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +21.51% +9.41% -16.56%

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 510 266 1,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 78.22% 90.78% 87.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 166 607
10th Percentile £140 £276 £257
25th Percentile £300 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £411 £450 £438
Median % change year-on-year -8.61% +2.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £515 £538 £525
90th Percentile £600 £644 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 20 85
10th Percentile " £13.96 £9.99
25th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year -16.92% -5.80% -4.17%
75th Percentile £18.75 £47.81 £48.75
90th Percentile £34.50 £53.88 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -58.89% +164.71% -2.86%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -4 16 £500 +25.00% 22
Peterborough - 1 £475 - 3
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 4 (22.22%) Docker
3 4 (22.22%) Coaching
3 4 (22.22%) GitLab
3 4 (22.22%) Full Stack Development
4 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (16.67%) Operational Stability
4 3 (16.67%) Situational Awareness
4 3 (16.67%) Servant Leadership
4 3 (16.67%) Conflict Resolution
4 3 (16.67%) Social Skills
4 3 (16.67%) React
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Life Science
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2

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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) AWS
1 1 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
1 2 (11.11%) Metadata
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) GitLab
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (16.67%) Social Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Scrum Master
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Coach
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) React
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 2 (11.11%) Flask
3 2 (11.11%) JMS
3 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (11.11%) SQLAlchemy
3 2 (11.11%) Velocity
3 2 (11.11%) Vue.js
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) OAuth
4 1 (5.56%) OpenID
4 1 (5.56%) Redux
4 1 (5.56%) SAML
4 1 (5.56%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Coaching
2 4 (22.22%) Full Stack Development
3 3 (16.67%) Conflict Resolution
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Operational Stability
3 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (16.67%) Servant Leadership
3 3 (16.67%) Situational Awareness
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Business Development
4 2 (11.11%) Content Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Grafana
1 2 (11.11%) Kibana
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle