The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cumbria with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 March 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
North West / Cumbria
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria - - 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cumbria with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cumbria
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 27 54 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cumbria 84.38% 79.41% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Median daily rate £360 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.40% -16.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 39
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.91 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.60% -3.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Cumbria

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cumbria citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Cumbria

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Cumbria

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Cumbria

Scrum
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cumbria region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cumbria 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Process Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories