The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.12% 1.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 2.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £429 £328 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 143 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 77.32% 84.62% 79.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 107 117
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £285 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Halifax region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Scrum
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
3 2 (28.57%) Reinsurance
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) SAS
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) Base SAS
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) SAS EBI
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Base SAS
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) OLAP
1 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (14.29%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Scrum Master
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum Master
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Mortgage Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Product Owner
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Reinsurance
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) BPR
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA