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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 26 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.08% 5.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £38.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +17.55%
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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
169 116 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 86.22% 72.50% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 65 62
Average daily rate £350 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £13.84
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 - £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £127.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 20 (90.91%) SQL
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (77.27%) Unit Testing
2 17 (77.27%) RUP
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (77.27%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (72.73%) Finance
4 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 10 (45.45%) Coaching
7 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 8 (36.36%) ETL
9 6 (27.27%) OLAP
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (27.27%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (22.73%) Project Management
11 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
12 3 (13.64%) Apache
12 3 (13.64%) SDLC
13 2 (9.09%) User Stories
13 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
13 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
13 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) GlassFish
2 2 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
1 17 (77.27%) Data Warehouse
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (27.27%) OLAP
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (4.55%) Web Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) XML
1 2 (9.09%) WSDL
1 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
1 2 (9.09%) JAXB
1 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 2 (9.09%) Spring
1 2 (9.09%) Grails
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) XHTML
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) W3C
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) RUP
2 17 (77.27%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (77.27%) Unit Testing
3 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (45.45%) Coaching
5 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
6 8 (36.36%) ETL
7 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
8 5 (22.73%) Project Management
9 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
10 3 (13.64%) SDLC
11 2 (9.09%) User Stories
11 2 (9.09%) Feature Driven Development
11 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
11 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
11 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Kanban
11 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Groovy
4 1 (4.55%) Scala
4 1 (4.55%) R
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle