The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 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 29 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 > Macclesfield
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 6.06% 26.09% 12.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 27.27% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Macclesfield median daily rate £485 £435 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.49% +31.81%  
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £425 £340
% change year-on-year +5.88% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Macclesfield median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 Macclesfield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Macclesfield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 31 44 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 93.94% 95.65% 89.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 72 58
Macclesfield median daily rate £475 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.19% +24.28%  
10th Percentile £368 £318 £329
90th Percentile £563 £538 £475
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Macclesfield median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
% change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Macclesfield

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 29 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (37.50%) API Design
4 3 (37.50%) MyBatis
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) ERwin
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Spring Security
5 2 (25.00%) Product Management
5 2 (25.00%) Ehcache
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) IDERA
5 2 (25.00%) Angular 2
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield 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 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
2 1 (12.50%) Essbase
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) ERwin
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Gradle
3 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) JProfiler
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) REST
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) MyBatis
3 2 (25.00%) Angular 2
3 2 (25.00%) Ehcache
3 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Spring Security
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) JPA
4 1 (12.50%) MDX
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Velocity
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) API Design
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
5 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) RAD
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
3 1 (12.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) IDERA
3 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
3 1 (12.50%) Perforce
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Talend