Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
North West > Cumbria
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 15 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 +25 -23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 2.70% 5.41% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 6.15% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Cumbria median daily rate £420 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% - -
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Cumbria median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +5.88% -4.49%
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -13.51% +8.82% +17.04%

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 Cumbria with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cumbria
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 71 65 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 63.96% 87.84% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 101
Cumbria median daily rate £378 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.85% +19.64% -12.50%
10th Percentile £164 £269 £250
90th Percentile £475 £694 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 42
Cumbria median hourly rate £46.21 £34.00 £47.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.91% -28.77% +56.51%
10th Percentile £30.88 £12.43 £21.64
90th Percentile £58.50 £54.92 £57.70
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Cumbria

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Cumbria.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Cumbria

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Cumbria region over the 6 months to 22 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
Workington -3 1 - -
Scrum
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cumbria region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft