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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 29 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.33% 1.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 2.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.00%
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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
186 125 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 77.50% 73.10% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 66 71
Average daily rate £400 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £228 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £20.50 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 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 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (19.05%) RUP
6 4 (19.05%) CRM
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) OLAP
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) ETL
7 3 (14.29%) MVC
7 3 (14.29%) CMS
7 3 (14.29%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 3 (14.29%) CSS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (19.05%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (19.05%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (19.05%) ScrumMaster
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Database Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Database Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Coach
4 2 (9.52%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) WCF
1 3 (14.29%) jQuery
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
3 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (19.05%) RUP
3 4 (19.05%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) People Management
6 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft