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 3 months to 28 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
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 36 29
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.02% 2.84% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 3.27% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £277 £338 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.07% -27.02%  
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 Warrington with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79 306 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 79.80% 86.93% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 190 109
Median daily rate £350 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +207.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) CMS
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Content Management
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Kanban

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 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management Server
3 1 (10.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Bower
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) gulp
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (10.00%) AutoMapper
5 1 (10.00%) Dropwizard
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Ninject
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Apple
1 1 (10.00%) ATG
1 1 (10.00%) hybris
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore