The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.06% 3.53% 8.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 4.55% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 12
Median daily rate £310 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% -25.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.27 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.82% -0.54%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 67 66 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 71.28% 77.65% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 68
Median daily rate £380 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.43% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £265 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £32.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.81% +134.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £42.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Peterborough

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

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer in Test
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA