Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 43 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 65 42 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.55% 3.77% 6.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 4.61% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 50
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £373 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% +6.67% -6.54%
10th Percentile £283 £221 £291
90th Percentile £501 £530 £513
East of England median daily rate £475 £474 £425
% change year-on-year +0.26% +11.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 - £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 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 1191 912 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.34% 81.79% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 435 751
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
10th Percentile £224 £214 £258
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 89 82
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +111.27% -35.45%
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.70 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £51.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.49% +23.53% +3.83%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -11 28 £423 +5.63% 23
Peterborough +8 27 £330 -37.14% 2
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 64 (98.46%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (49.23%) JIRA
3 28 (43.08%) Java
3 28 (43.08%) Finance
4 24 (36.92%) RESTful
5 23 (35.38%) Confluence
5 23 (35.38%) Spring
6 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
7 21 (32.31%) Kanban
7 21 (32.31%) SDLC
8 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (29.23%) Tomcat
10 18 (27.69%) Selenium
10 18 (27.69%) Atlassian
10 18 (27.69%) BDD
11 17 (26.15%) Retail
12 16 (24.62%) Maven
12 16 (24.62%) JUnit
12 16 (24.62%) SoapUI
12 16 (24.62%) Jenkins
12 16 (24.62%) User Stories
13 15 (23.08%) TeamCity
13 15 (23.08%) Business Analysis
14 14 (21.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
15 13 (20.00%) JSON
15 13 (20.00%) SOAP
15 13 (20.00%) .NET
15 13 (20.00%) SOA
15 13 (20.00%) XML

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 23 (35.38%) Confluence
2 19 (29.23%) Tomcat
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (13.85%) JBoss
5 2 (3.08%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Mule
6 1 (1.54%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.54%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) PaaS
2 4 (6.15%) SaaS
3 2 (3.08%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.54%) GitHub
4 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) 802.11
1 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.54%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 32 (49.23%) JIRA
2 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
3 18 (27.69%) Selenium
4 16 (24.62%) Jenkins
4 16 (24.62%) JUnit
4 16 (24.62%) Maven
4 16 (24.62%) SoapUI
5 15 (23.08%) TeamCity
6 14 (21.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (15.38%) Cucumber
8 9 (13.85%) WebDriver
9 7 (10.77%) JMeter
10 6 (9.23%) NUnit
11 5 (7.69%) Bitbucket
11 5 (7.69%) Gradle
12 4 (6.15%) JBehave
13 3 (4.62%) FitNesse
13 3 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (4.62%) Robot Framework
13 3 (4.62%) RSpec
General
1 28 (43.08%) Finance
2 17 (26.15%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Scrum Master
3 10 (15.38%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Tester
6 4 (6.15%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Agile Scrum Master
7 3 (4.62%) Agile Tester
7 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.08%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) RESTful
2 23 (35.38%) Spring
3 13 (20.00%) .NET
3 13 (20.00%) JSON
3 13 (20.00%) SOAP
3 13 (20.00%) XML
4 12 (18.46%) J2EE
5 11 (16.92%) jQuery
5 11 (16.92%) Web Services
6 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
7 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
8 6 (9.23%) Gherkin
8 6 (9.23%) Velocity
9 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.15%) REST
10 3 (4.62%) CSS
11 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (3.08%) HTML
11 2 (3.08%) HTML5
11 2 (3.08%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Life Science
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) ASIC
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Unix
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (98.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) Kanban
2 21 (32.31%) SDLC
3 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (27.69%) BDD
5 16 (24.62%) User Stories
6 15 (23.08%) Business Analysis
7 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
8 13 (20.00%) SOA
9 11 (16.92%) Acceptance Criteria
10 10 (15.38%) API Development
10 10 (15.38%) ATDD
10 10 (15.38%) Defect Management
10 10 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 10 (15.38%) TDD
11 7 (10.77%) DevOps
11 7 (10.77%) Functional Testing
11 7 (10.77%) Project Management
12 6 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (9.23%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) Java
2 11 (16.92%) C#
2 11 (16.92%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.62%) C++
4 3 (4.62%) Python
4 3 (4.62%) Ruby
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) F#
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) GDPR
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Atlassian
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) Twitter
4 2 (3.08%) WSO2
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Informatica
5 1 (1.54%) Progress
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Talend