The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
North West / Manchester
Rank 16 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 98 137 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.31% 7.73% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.86% 9.12% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 84 49
Median daily rate £405 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

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
1106 1503 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.48% 84.82% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 879 690
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 29
Median hourly rate £22.90 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.37% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford 0 20 £425 - 6
Stockport -4 2 £315 -14.86% 3
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 223 (96.96%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 89 (38.70%) TDD
4 87 (37.83%) BDD
5 70 (30.43%) Java
6 55 (23.91%) HTML
7 44 (19.13%) Software Engineering
8 43 (18.70%) Web Services
9 42 (18.26%) CSS
10 41 (17.83%) Linux
10 41 (17.83%) .NET
11 40 (17.39%) C#
12 38 (16.52%) SQL Server
12 38 (16.52%) Git (software)
13 37 (16.09%) SQL
13 37 (16.09%) Kanban
14 36 (15.65%) AngularJS
15 34 (14.78%) MVC
16 33 (14.35%) HTML5
17 32 (13.91%) JIRA
18 31 (13.48%) DevOps
19 30 (13.04%) jQuery
20 29 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (12.61%) Project Management
20 29 (12.61%) RESTful
20 29 (12.61%) Node.js
20 29 (12.61%) REST
21 28 (12.17%) NoSQL
21 28 (12.17%) ASP.NET
22 26 (11.30%) Python

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 15 (6.52%) CMS
1 15 (6.52%) GeoServer
1 15 (6.52%) Umbraco
2 12 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.91%) Confluence
4 4 (1.74%) Apache
5 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.87%) Drupal
5 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.87%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.43%) JBoss
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.61%) GitHub
3 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.74%) Slack
4 2 (0.87%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.96%) HTTP
2 5 (2.17%) LDAP
3 3 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) Broadband
4 1 (0.43%) LAN
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) SSH
4 1 (0.43%) SSL
4 1 (0.43%) WAN
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.17%) NoSQL
3 13 (5.65%) MySQL
4 12 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (5.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.35%) GIS
7 9 (3.91%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.04%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.61%) Big Data
9 6 (2.61%) Spatial Data
10 5 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.74%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.30%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.87%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.43%) OLAP
14 1 (0.43%) OLAP Cube
14 1 (0.43%) Pentaho
14 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (16.52%) Git (software)
2 32 (13.91%) JIRA
3 26 (11.30%) Cucumber
4 23 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (9.57%) Jenkins
6 20 (8.70%) Selenium
7 16 (6.96%) JUnit
8 14 (6.09%) Gradle
8 14 (6.09%) Maven
9 12 (5.22%) Subversion
10 11 (4.78%) JBehave
11 7 (3.04%) Mercurial
12 5 (2.17%) Jasmine
12 5 (2.17%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.74%) Artifactory
14 3 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.30%) Hudson
14 3 (1.30%) Protractor
14 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (9.13%) Finance
2 15 (6.52%) Games
3 5 (2.17%) Banking
3 5 (2.17%) Marketing
3 5 (2.17%) Retail
3 5 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.87%) Advertising
4 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.87%) Electronics
4 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.87%) Legal
4 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Law
5 1 (0.43%) Local Government
5 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 134 (58.26%) Developer
2 36 (15.65%) Senior Developer
3 26 (11.30%) Java Developer
4 20 (8.70%) Analyst
5 16 (6.96%) Scrum Master
6 14 (6.09%) Business Analyst
6 14 (6.09%) Software Engineer
7 13 (5.65%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.65%) Umbraco Developer
8 12 (5.22%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (4.78%) Agile Developer
9 11 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (4.78%) ServiceNow Developer
10 10 (4.35%) Architect
11 9 (3.91%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.91%) Consultant
12 8 (3.48%) Agile Business Analyst
12 8 (3.48%) Scala Developer
13 7 (3.04%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.91%) HTML
2 43 (18.70%) Web Services
3 42 (18.26%) CSS
4 41 (17.83%) .NET
5 36 (15.65%) AngularJS
6 33 (14.35%) HTML5
7 30 (13.04%) jQuery
8 29 (12.61%) Node.js
8 29 (12.61%) REST
8 29 (12.61%) RESTful
9 28 (12.17%) ASP.NET
10 23 (10.00%) XML
11 18 (7.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (6.52%) Leaflet
12 15 (6.52%) OpenLayers
12 15 (6.52%) PostGIS
13 14 (6.09%) .NET Framework
13 14 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (5.22%) JSON
15 11 (4.78%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.96%) User Experience
2 10 (4.35%) Web 2.0
3 9 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.74%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.30%) Interactive TV
6 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.30%) MHEG
6 3 (1.30%) New Media
7 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.87%) IPTV
8 1 (0.43%) PMI
8 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.43%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.83%) Linux
2 21 (9.13%) Apple iOS
3 20 (8.70%) Android
4 9 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.74%) Unix
5 4 (1.74%) Windows
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Fedora
6 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (96.96%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (38.70%) TDD
3 87 (37.83%) BDD
4 44 (19.13%) Software Engineering
5 37 (16.09%) Kanban
6 34 (14.78%) MVC
7 31 (13.48%) DevOps
8 29 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (12.61%) Project Management
9 24 (10.43%) SDLC
10 20 (8.70%) ITIL
10 20 (8.70%) Open Source
10 20 (8.70%) User Stories
11 19 (8.26%) OO
12 18 (7.83%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (7.83%) High Availability
12 18 (7.83%) OOP
12 18 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.39%) PRINCE2
14 16 (6.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (40.43%) JavaScript
2 70 (30.43%) Java
3 40 (17.39%) C#
4 37 (16.09%) SQL
5 26 (11.30%) Python
6 24 (10.43%) Scala
7 16 (6.96%) Ruby
8 11 (4.78%) Groovy
9 10 (4.35%) Clojure
10 8 (3.48%) PHP
11 5 (2.17%) C++
11 5 (2.17%) F#
11 5 (2.17%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.30%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.30%) Korn
12 3 (1.30%) Perl
12 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.87%) C
13 2 (0.87%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 25 (10.87%) Degree
2 14 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.30%) ISEB
4 3 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.30%) PMP
5 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.43%) APMG
6 1 (0.43%) CISSP
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.43%) SANS
6 1 (0.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) SDET
3 2 (0.87%) ISO26262
3 2 (0.87%) MISRA
4 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.43%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (2.17%) Docker
2 4 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.43%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 9 (3.91%) Ansible
2 5 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.74%) Puppet
3 4 (1.74%) Terraform
4 3 (1.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.43%) Graphite
5 1 (0.43%) logstash
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
5 1 (0.43%) Nmap
5 1 (0.43%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 22 (9.57%) ServiceNow
2 15 (6.52%) ESRI
3 9 (3.91%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.48%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.17%) Snow
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle
6 4 (1.74%) Twitter
7 3 (1.30%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.30%) OpenTV
8 2 (0.87%) Google
8 2 (0.87%) SAP
8 2 (0.87%) Splunk
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe
9 1 (0.43%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.43%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.43%) Informatica
9 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.43%) Sybase
9 1 (0.43%) VMware
9 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
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