Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 19 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
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 11 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 25 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 14.97% 6.90% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.36% 8.45% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 5
Knutsford median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +16.44%
10th Percentile £337 £394 £345
90th Percentile £515 £485 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £465 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +12.73% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Knutsford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 144 71 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 86.23% 81.61% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 43 124
Knutsford median daily rate £386 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.12% - +1.31%
10th Percentile £280 £305 £291
90th Percentile £488 £473 £538
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Knutsford median hourly rate - £9.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.93% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -5.41%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Knutsford

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Knutsford

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Knutsford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 19 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) Banking
3 13 (52.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (32.00%) Maven
5 8 (32.00%) Retail Banking
6 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (28.00%) Spring
6 7 (28.00%) OO
6 7 (28.00%) Web Services
6 7 (28.00%) HTML
6 7 (28.00%) Gradle
6 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (28.00%) RESTful
6 7 (28.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (24.00%) Microservices
7 6 (24.00%) TDD
7 6 (24.00%) OOP
8 5 (20.00%) JIRA
8 5 (20.00%) SonarQube
8 5 (20.00%) Docker
8 5 (20.00%) DevOps
9 4 (16.00%) OpenShift
9 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.00%) Linux
10 3 (12.00%) Perforce
10 3 (12.00%) JUnit
10 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.00%) Python

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (32.00%) Maven
3 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (28.00%) Gradle
4 5 (20.00%) JIRA
4 5 (20.00%) SonarQube
5 3 (12.00%) JUnit
6 2 (8.00%) Ant
6 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
6 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (8.00%) IntelliJ
6 2 (8.00%) JProfiler
6 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.00%) Grunt
7 1 (4.00%) gulp
General
1 16 (64.00%) Banking
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum Master
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
1 7 (28.00%) RESTful
1 7 (28.00%) Spring
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (8.00%) Java EE
3 2 (8.00%) JPA
3 2 (8.00%) JSON
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) REST
3 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (24.00%) Microservices
3 6 (24.00%) OOP
3 6 (24.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (8.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Kanban
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Jython
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) Ruby
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Perforce
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Capita