The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Manchester / Bolton
Rank - 10 5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - 4.35% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £550 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
28 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 71.79% 86.96% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 5
Median daily rate £405 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bolton region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Bolton region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Bolton