Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 21 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 > Warrington
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 45 25
Rank change year-on-year +33 -20 +28
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 5 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 8.66% 1.12% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.62% 1.27% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 32
Warrington median daily rate £535 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.33% -11.76% +54.55%
10th Percentile £362 £281 £314
90th Percentile £667 £438 £628
Cheshire median daily rate £465 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +12.73% +3.13% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington 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 Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 226 395 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 81.59% 88.57% 87.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 288 422
Warrington median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £151 £225 £313
90th Percentile £630 £688 £705
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 11
Warrington median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £8.44 £9.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £33.00 £33.75 £18.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Warrington

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Warrington

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Warrington over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Test Automation
3 12 (50.00%) Kanban
3 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (50.00%) DevOps
4 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
4 11 (45.83%) MongoDB
4 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
5 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 9 (37.50%) Coaching
5 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (33.33%) Docker
6 8 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
6 8 (33.33%) Microservices
6 8 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 8 (33.33%) SonarQube
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (33.33%) Puppet
6 8 (33.33%) nginx
6 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 8 (33.33%) Confluence
6 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 8 (33.33%) Xen
6 8 (33.33%) JIRA
6 8 (33.33%) QA
6 8 (33.33%) Clustering
6 8 (33.33%) MySQL

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 8 (33.33%) Confluence
1 8 (33.33%) nginx
2 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Slack
2 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MongoDB
2 8 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (33.33%) JIRA
3 8 (33.33%) SonarQube
4 4 (16.67%) Selenium
5 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
6 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.33%) gulp
6 2 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
1 8 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) CRM Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (4.17%) Head of Digital
6 1 (4.17%) Head of Technical Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Core
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) JSON
6 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (8.33%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) WCF
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
1 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Test Automation
3 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (50.00%) DevOps
3 12 (50.00%) Kanban
4 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
5 9 (37.50%) Coaching
5 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 8 (33.33%) Microservices
6 8 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Project Management
7 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.50%) MVC
9 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 8 (33.33%) Python
1 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
1 8 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (33.33%) Puppet
1 8 (33.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) DevExpress
3 1 (4.17%) Cadence
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix