The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Bradford 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 23 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.27% 2.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 3.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £263 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £364
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.71%
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
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 118 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 67.72% 71.95% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 57 29
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Scrum
West Yorkshire

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 27 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) EPiServer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) XPath
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Velocity
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (33.33%) Velocity
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
1 2 (33.33%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) XPath
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EPiServer