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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 43 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.39% 5.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 7.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.19 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -
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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
218 157 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 84.82% 83.96% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 67 67
Average daily rate £350 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.61 £14.50 £11.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.07 £14.50 £14.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 15 (88.24%) SQL
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (76.47%) Unit Testing
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) RUP
2 13 (76.47%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (76.47%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (70.59%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) ETL
6 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
6 7 (41.18%) Coaching
7 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
8 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (29.41%) OLAP
8 5 (29.41%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
9 4 (23.53%) Project Management
10 3 (17.65%) SDLC
11 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
11 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (11.76%) User Stories
11 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
11 2 (11.76%) NoSQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) GlassFish
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
1 13 (76.47%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (29.41%) OLAP
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (11.76%) Programmer
6 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) WSDL
1 2 (11.76%) XML Schema
1 2 (11.76%) JAXB
1 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
1 2 (11.76%) Grails
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) W3C
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) RUP
2 13 (76.47%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (76.47%) Unit Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) ETL
4 7 (41.18%) Coaching
5 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
6 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) SDLC
9 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
9 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
9 2 (11.76%) Kanban
9 2 (11.76%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 2 (11.76%) User Stories
9 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Groovy
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) R
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle