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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.15% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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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
139 158 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 77.65% 80.61% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 83 55
Average daily rate £355 £260 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) RUP
4 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) OLAP
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) Velocity
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) NHS
7 1 (7.14%) Data Management
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 1 (7.14%) Release Management
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Database Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Coach
5 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (7.14%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) RUP
4 4 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft