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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 18 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 11.25% 6.67% 8.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.85% 7.46% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Median daily rate £450 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £378 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £480 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +4.65% +16.57%  

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 Knutsford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 65 67 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 81.25% 89.33% 84.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 48
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 15 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Finance
4 9 (60.00%) Java
4 9 (60.00%) JIRA
5 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (46.67%) Spring
6 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
6 7 (46.67%) Gradle
7 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (33.33%) TDD
8 5 (33.33%) Confluence
9 4 (26.67%) DevOps
9 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
9 4 (26.67%) BDD
9 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
9 4 (26.67%) JSON
9 4 (26.67%) Ajax
9 4 (26.67%) jQuery
9 4 (26.67%) J2EE
9 4 (26.67%) EJB
9 4 (26.67%) JSP
9 4 (26.67%) Servlets
9 4 (26.67%) SOAP
9 4 (26.67%) Struts
9 4 (26.67%) IntelliJ
9 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (20.00%) Hibernate

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 5 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) JIRA
2 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (46.67%) Gradle
4 4 (26.67%) IntelliJ
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) EJB
2 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) JSP
2 4 (26.67%) Servlets
2 4 (26.67%) SOAP
2 4 (26.67%) Struts
3 3 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (20.00%) JPA
4 2 (13.33%) Android NDK
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Android Development
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) Secure Coding
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle