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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 37 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.47% 2.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 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 £400 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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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
163 128 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 76.17% 68.82% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 66 97
Average daily rate £410 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 9
Average hourly rate £18.38 £175.00 £77.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.50% +126.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £175.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) CMS
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (13.33%) RUP
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) ETL
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) OLAP

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (20.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) OLAP
2 2 (13.33%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 4 (26.67%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Coach
4 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) WCF
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) RUP
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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