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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 3.45% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.25 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+29.39% -4.98%
Scrum
Manchester

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
23 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 79.31% 66.67% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 10
Median daily rate £288 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.29% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £345 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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

Scrum
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft