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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 23 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 112 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.34% 4.31% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 5.69% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 36 32
Median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £313 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -2.93%
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
1431 1143 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.98% 75.85% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 688 514
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 33
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% -28.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £40.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport -8 4 £395 +21.53% 5
Salford -5 3 £450 +4.65%
Bury - 2 £350 - 1
Wigan - 1 £500 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 235 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (40.82%) Java
3 91 (37.14%) TDD
4 67 (27.35%) JavaScript
5 61 (24.90%) Web Services
5 61 (24.90%) BDD
6 56 (22.86%) HTML
7 54 (22.04%) CSS
8 52 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (20.00%) MVC
10 46 (18.78%) Kanban
11 44 (17.96%) .NET
12 42 (17.14%) Git (software)
13 39 (15.92%) Spring
14 38 (15.51%) HTML5
15 37 (15.10%) RESTful
15 37 (15.10%) C#
16 36 (14.69%) Scala
17 34 (13.88%) XML
17 34 (13.88%) JIRA
18 33 (13.47%) Software Engineering
18 33 (13.47%) OO
19 31 (12.65%) OOP
19 31 (12.65%) SQL
19 31 (12.65%) CSS3
20 28 (11.43%) Finance
21 27 (11.02%) Linux
21 27 (11.02%) Selenium
21 27 (11.02%) NoSQL
21 27 (11.02%) Enterprise Software

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 9 (3.67%) CMS
1 9 (3.67%) Confluence
2 7 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.63%) CloudStack
4 4 (1.63%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.82%) JBoss
6 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.41%) Drupal
6 1 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.67%) MS Project
3 5 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.22%) Primavera
2 3 (1.22%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.57%) GitHub
2 19 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.53%) HTTP
2 3 (1.22%) Internet
3 2 (0.82%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.02%) NoSQL
2 25 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 12 (4.90%) MySQL
5 11 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.86%) Spatial Data
7 4 (1.63%) Hazelcast
7 4 (1.63%) Redis
8 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.82%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.41%) OLTP
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 34 (13.88%) JIRA
3 27 (11.02%) Selenium
4 24 (9.80%) Jenkins
5 19 (7.76%) Subversion
6 16 (6.53%) JUnit
6 16 (6.53%) Mercurial
7 13 (5.31%) Cucumber
8 10 (4.08%) Mocha
9 8 (3.27%) SpecFlow
9 8 (3.27%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.04%) Gradle
10 5 (2.04%) Hudson
10 5 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.63%) Ant
11 4 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.63%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.22%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.22%) JsTestDriver
12 3 (1.22%) Maven
General
1 28 (11.43%) Finance
2 17 (6.94%) Banking
3 9 (3.67%) Games
3 9 (3.67%) Local Government
4 7 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.45%) Retail
6 4 (1.63%) Marketing
7 3 (1.22%) Billing
8 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.82%) Publishing
8 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 135 (55.10%) Developer
2 57 (23.27%) Java Developer
3 28 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 27 (11.02%) Analyst
5 26 (10.61%) Scala Developer
6 21 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 21 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 20 (8.16%) Agile Developer
8 18 (7.35%) .NET Developer
8 18 (7.35%) Java Scala Developer
8 18 (7.35%) Project Manager
9 15 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
10 14 (5.71%) Senior Java Scala Developer
10 14 (5.71%) Senior Scala Developer
11 13 (5.31%) Scrum Master
12 12 (4.90%) Digital Project Manager
12 12 (4.90%) Node.js Developer
12 12 (4.90%) Software Engineer
13 11 (4.49%) Agile Business Analyst
13 11 (4.49%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (24.90%) Web Services
2 56 (22.86%) HTML
3 54 (22.04%) CSS
4 44 (17.96%) .NET
5 39 (15.92%) Spring
6 38 (15.51%) HTML5
7 37 (15.10%) RESTful
8 34 (13.88%) XML
9 31 (12.65%) CSS3
10 24 (9.80%) AngularJS
11 23 (9.39%) JSON
12 22 (8.98%) jQuery
12 22 (8.98%) REST
13 20 (8.16%) Hibernate
14 19 (7.76%) ASP.NET
14 19 (7.76%) Node.js
15 17 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (5.71%) .NET Framework
17 11 (4.49%) WCF
18 10 (4.08%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.02%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (10.20%) User Experience
3 15 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.63%) Interactive TV
6 4 (1.63%) iPad
6 4 (1.63%) IPTV
6 4 (1.63%) MHEG
7 3 (1.22%) Animation
7 3 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.82%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.41%) EFT
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.02%) Linux
2 13 (5.31%) Unix
3 8 (3.27%) Android
4 7 (2.86%) Windows
5 6 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (37.14%) TDD
3 61 (24.90%) BDD
4 52 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (20.00%) MVC
6 46 (18.78%) Kanban
7 33 (13.47%) OO
7 33 (13.47%) Software Engineering
8 31 (12.65%) OOP
9 25 (10.20%) Pair Programming
10 24 (9.80%) Project Management
10 24 (9.80%) User Stories
11 23 (9.39%) Microservices
11 23 (9.39%) SOA
12 22 (8.98%) Web Development
13 21 (8.57%) Open Source
13 21 (8.57%) SDLC
14 20 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (7.76%) DevOps
15 19 (7.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (40.82%) Java
2 67 (27.35%) JavaScript
3 37 (15.10%) C#
4 36 (14.69%) Scala
5 31 (12.65%) SQL
6 19 (7.76%) Ruby
7 17 (6.94%) Python
8 14 (5.71%) Clojure
8 14 (5.71%) Groovy
9 10 (4.08%) PHP
10 6 (2.45%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.45%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.63%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.22%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.22%) C
13 2 (0.82%) C++
13 2 (0.82%) Go
13 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.90%) Degree
3 11 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (3.27%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.86%) ISEB
6 3 (1.22%) HND
7 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.82%) PhD
7 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.16%) QA
2 6 (2.45%) WCAG
3 5 (2.04%) COBIT
3 5 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.82%) SLA
5 1 (0.41%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 15 (6.12%) Docker
2 14 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.63%) vSphere
3 4 (1.63%) Xen
3 4 (1.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (4.49%) Puppet
3 6 (2.45%) Cobbler
3 6 (2.45%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.04%) Salt
5 2 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (8.98%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.31%) Oracle
3 7 (2.86%) EPiServer
4 6 (2.45%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.04%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.04%) Capita
5 5 (2.04%) hybris
5 5 (2.04%) SAP
6 4 (1.63%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (1.63%) OpenTV
7 3 (1.22%) Progress
8 2 (0.82%) Actimize
8 2 (0.82%) Facebook
8 2 (0.82%) IBM
8 2 (0.82%) Twitter
9 1 (0.41%) Google
9 1 (0.41%) HP
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
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