The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 22 38 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.79% 0.39% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 0.46% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.25 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+29.39% -4.98%
Scrum
West Yorkshire

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
161 216 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 85.64% 84.05% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 121 63
Median daily rate £420 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 2
Median hourly rate £185.00 £15.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1104.81% +5.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Maven
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (13.33%) jMock
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Jetty
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) Ant
5 2 (13.33%) JUnit
5 2 (13.33%) SQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Ant
1 2 (13.33%) DbUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Gradle
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) jMock
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Mockito
1 2 (13.33%) SonarQube
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Scrum Master
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Angular Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SSIS Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) Dropwizard
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) PowerMock
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (13.33%) RUP
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft