The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 34 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 74 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.54% 4.30% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 5.87% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 22
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£419 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.52%
Scrum
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1207 1039 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.05% 73.27% 70.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 527 347
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.65 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £22.38 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Manchester region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +2 5 £344 - 4
Salford 0 5 £450 +38.46%
Stockport - - - - 3
Altrincham - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 2
Sale - - - -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 136 (95.77%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (49.30%) TDD
3 58 (40.85%) JavaScript
4 50 (35.21%) HTML
5 47 (33.10%) CSS
6 44 (30.99%) C#
7 42 (29.58%) Java
8 41 (28.87%) .NET
9 39 (27.46%) Kanban
10 37 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (25.35%) Web Services
12 34 (23.94%) Git (software)
13 33 (23.24%) MVC
14 31 (21.83%) jQuery
15 25 (17.61%) JIRA
15 25 (17.61%) Degree
15 25 (17.61%) JSON
15 25 (17.61%) XML
16 23 (16.20%) BDD
17 22 (15.49%) Mentoring
17 22 (15.49%) Python
17 22 (15.49%) Ajax
17 22 (15.49%) Subversion
18 21 (14.79%) Unit Testing
18 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
19 20 (14.08%) OO
19 20 (14.08%) Software Engineering
20 19 (13.38%) Django
20 19 (13.38%) SQL Server
20 19 (13.38%) HTML5

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (6.34%) Confluence
2 7 (4.93%) Node.js
2 7 (4.93%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.23%) Apache
4 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.82%) CMS
5 4 (2.82%) Orchard CMS
6 3 (2.11%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.11%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.41%) Zope
7 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.93%) Mingle
2 4 (2.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.41%) Tridion
1 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) PaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.75%) Internet
2 8 (5.63%) AMQP
3 3 (2.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.27%) RavenDB
3 14 (9.86%) NoSQL
3 14 (9.86%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.75%) Hadoop
5 10 (7.04%) MySQL
5 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.93%) Big Data
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.52%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.11%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.41%) SimpleDB
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.41%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 34 (23.94%) Git (software)
2 25 (17.61%) JIRA
3 22 (15.49%) Subversion
4 14 (9.86%) Visual Studio
5 10 (7.04%) Eclipse
5 10 (7.04%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.34%) JUnit
7 8 (5.63%) Gradle
8 7 (4.93%) Ant
8 7 (4.93%) Mercurial
9 6 (4.23%) Selenium
9 6 (4.23%) ReSharper
9 6 (4.23%) Jasmine
10 5 (3.52%) Grunt
10 5 (3.52%) Bower
10 5 (3.52%) CasperJS
11 4 (2.82%) PhantomJS
11 4 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.11%) WebDriver
12 3 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (10.56%) Finance
2 8 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.52%) Games
4 2 (1.41%) Banking
4 2 (1.41%) Retail
4 2 (1.41%) Marketing
4 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.41%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (60.56%) Developer
2 20 (14.08%) Senior Developer
3 18 (12.68%) .NET Developer
4 17 (11.97%) Java Developer
5 16 (11.27%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.45%) Analyst
6 12 (8.45%) Project Manager
7 10 (7.04%) Python Developer
7 10 (7.04%) Django Developer
7 10 (7.04%) Python/Django Developer
8 9 (6.34%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.34%) Architect
8 9 (6.34%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Mobile Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.52%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (35.21%) HTML
2 47 (33.10%) CSS
3 41 (28.87%) .NET
4 36 (25.35%) Web Services
5 31 (21.83%) jQuery
6 25 (17.61%) JSON
6 25 (17.61%) XML
7 22 (15.49%) Ajax
8 19 (13.38%) Django
8 19 (13.38%) HTML5
9 17 (11.97%) CSS3
9 17 (11.97%) LINQ
10 16 (11.27%) ASP.NET
11 15 (10.56%) REST
12 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (9.15%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (8.45%) J2EE
15 10 (7.04%) XHTML
15 10 (7.04%) Spring
15 10 (7.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.56%) Open Source
3 12 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.34%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.34%) NHS
5 8 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.52%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.52%) User Experience
7 3 (2.11%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.41%) MHEG
8 2 (1.41%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.41%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.41%) W3C
8 2 (1.41%) DTV
8 2 (1.41%) IPTV
9 1 (0.70%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.97%) Windows
2 13 (9.15%) Linux
2 13 (9.15%) Apple iOS
3 12 (8.45%) Android
4 9 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.11%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.41%) UNIX
6 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.41%) VMS
6 2 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (95.77%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (49.30%) TDD
3 39 (27.46%) Kanban
4 37 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (23.24%) MVC
6 23 (16.20%) BDD
7 22 (15.49%) Mentoring
8 21 (14.79%) Unit Testing
9 20 (14.08%) Software Engineering
9 20 (14.08%) OO
10 17 (11.97%) User Stories
11 16 (11.27%) PRINCE2
12 14 (9.86%) OOP
13 13 (9.15%) Configuration Management
13 13 (9.15%) Project Management
13 13 (9.15%) iOS Development
14 9 (6.34%) MapReduce
14 9 (6.34%) Android Development
15 8 (5.63%) Mobile Development
15 8 (5.63%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (40.85%) JavaScript
2 44 (30.99%) C#
3 42 (29.58%) Java
4 22 (15.49%) Python
5 18 (12.68%) Ruby
6 16 (11.27%) SQL
7 7 (4.93%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.93%) PHP
8 6 (4.23%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.23%) Scala
9 5 (3.52%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.52%) Perl
10 3 (2.11%) XPath
11 1 (0.70%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (17.61%) Degree
2 14 (9.86%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.11%) PMP
4 3 (2.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.70%) MCPD
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (7.04%) Puppet
2 7 (4.93%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.97%) Oracle
3 9 (6.34%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.63%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.52%) HP
6 4 (2.82%) hybris
6 4 (2.82%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.11%) SAP
8 2 (1.41%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.41%) OpenTV
8 2 (1.41%) Twitter
9 1 (0.70%) Kony
9 1 (0.70%) Facebook
9 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
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