The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 23 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.36% 1.48% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.41% 2.15% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £261 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £265 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- +14.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
226 93 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 87.60% 68.89% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 63 49
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.72 £50.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.56% +300.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £50.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £50.00 £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
3 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (85.00%) RUP
3 17 (85.00%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (85.00%) Finance
3 17 (85.00%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (85.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (85.00%) Unit Testing
4 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
6 10 (50.00%) Coaching
7 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) OLAP
9 6 (30.00%) ETL
9 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (30.00%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) System Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (10.00%) Project Management
10 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
11 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (5.00%) IIS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (85.00%) Data Warehouse
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (30.00%) OLAP
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (85.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
1 11 (55.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Web Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) XHTML
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Unit Testing
2 17 (85.00%) RUP
2 17 (85.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (50.00%) Coaching
5 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (30.00%) ETL
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) System Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.00%) OO
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft