The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bolton region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 17.39% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 73.91% 40.00% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.32 £17.42 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -52.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
Manchester

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (100.00%) EJB
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Struts
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) RUP
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
1 6 (100.00%) LAMP
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) JSF

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Escenic
1 6 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Programmer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Programmer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) EJB
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Struts
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 6 (100.00%) LAMP
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) JSF
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (100.00%) RUP
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss