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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 20 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 120 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.46% 4.51% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 5.98% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 34 30
Median daily rate £425 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £287 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
1496 1137 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.56% 75.45% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 623 460
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.39% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.75 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 - 2 £315 - 5
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 253 (96.56%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (41.98%) Java
3 98 (37.40%) TDD
4 76 (29.01%) Web Services
5 73 (27.86%) BDD
6 65 (24.81%) JavaScript
7 54 (20.61%) HTML
8 52 (19.85%) CSS
9 51 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (19.08%) MVC
11 44 (16.79%) XML
11 44 (16.79%) SQL
11 44 (16.79%) RESTful
12 42 (16.03%) .NET
13 41 (15.65%) JIRA
13 41 (15.65%) Scala
14 40 (15.27%) Kanban
15 39 (14.89%) C#
16 38 (14.50%) Linux
17 37 (14.12%) Spring
17 37 (14.12%) Git (software)
17 37 (14.12%) NoSQL
17 37 (14.12%) REST
18 35 (13.36%) Software Engineering
19 33 (12.60%) Selenium
20 32 (12.21%) HTML5
21 31 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (11.83%) JSON
22 30 (11.45%) User Experience
23 29 (11.07%) AngularJS

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 18 (6.87%) Node.js
2 13 (4.96%) CMS
3 11 (4.20%) Confluence
4 10 (3.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (3.44%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.05%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.29%) CloudStack
7 6 (2.29%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.53%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.76%) Apache
9 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.76%) JBoss
9 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 11 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.44%) MS Project
3 5 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.76%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.15%) Primavera
2 3 (1.15%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.73%) GitHub
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.31%) HTTP
2 4 (1.53%) Internet
3 2 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.12%) NoSQL
2 26 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.20%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.20%) MySQL
4 10 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.53%) GIS
7 4 (1.53%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.76%) DB2
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.76%) QGIS
8 2 (0.76%) Redis
9 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.38%) OLTP
9 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 41 (15.65%) JIRA
2 37 (14.12%) Git (software)
3 33 (12.60%) Selenium
4 26 (9.92%) Jenkins
5 19 (7.25%) JUnit
6 17 (6.49%) Cucumber
7 15 (5.73%) Subversion
8 12 (4.58%) SpecFlow
9 11 (4.20%) Mercurial
10 10 (3.82%) Mocha
11 9 (3.44%) Gradle
12 7 (2.67%) Maven
13 6 (2.29%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.91%) Hudson
14 5 (1.91%) JBehave
15 4 (1.53%) Ant
15 4 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (1.53%) WebDriver
16 3 (1.15%) Bugzilla
General
1 28 (10.69%) Finance
2 17 (6.49%) Banking
3 9 (3.44%) Games
3 9 (3.44%) Local Government
4 7 (2.67%) Retail
4 7 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.53%) Marketing
6 3 (1.15%) Billing
7 2 (0.76%) Advertising
7 2 (0.76%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.76%) Publishing
7 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 142 (54.20%) Developer
2 60 (22.90%) Java Developer
3 28 (10.69%) Scala Developer
4 27 (10.31%) Analyst
5 24 (9.16%) Agile Developer
6 23 (8.78%) Senior Developer
7 20 (7.63%) Business Analyst
7 20 (7.63%) Java Scala Developer
8 19 (7.25%) Project Manager
9 17 (6.49%) Agile Java Developer
9 17 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (6.49%) Software Developer
10 15 (5.73%) .NET Developer
11 14 (5.34%) Scrum Master
12 13 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.58%) Node.js Developer
14 11 (4.20%) Agile Business Analyst
14 11 (4.20%) Digital Project Manager
14 11 (4.20%) Senior Java Scala Developer
14 11 (4.20%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (29.01%) Web Services
2 54 (20.61%) HTML
3 52 (19.85%) CSS
4 44 (16.79%) RESTful
4 44 (16.79%) XML
5 42 (16.03%) .NET
6 37 (14.12%) REST
6 37 (14.12%) Spring
7 32 (12.21%) HTML5
8 31 (11.83%) JSON
9 29 (11.07%) AngularJS
10 28 (10.69%) CSS3
11 18 (6.87%) jQuery
12 16 (6.11%) .NET Framework
12 16 (6.11%) Hibernate
13 12 (4.58%) ASP.NET
14 11 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (3.82%) Express
16 9 (3.44%) Java EE
16 9 (3.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.45%) User Experience
2 28 (10.69%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.91%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.91%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.53%) Interactive TV
7 4 (1.53%) iPad
7 4 (1.53%) IPTV
7 4 (1.53%) MHEG
8 2 (0.76%) W3C
9 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.38%) EFT
9 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.50%) Linux
2 16 (6.11%) Unix
3 8 (3.05%) Windows
4 6 (2.29%) Android
5 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.76%) CentOS
6 2 (0.76%) openSUSE
7 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (96.56%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (37.40%) TDD
3 73 (27.86%) BDD
4 51 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (19.08%) MVC
6 40 (15.27%) Kanban
7 35 (13.36%) Software Engineering
8 26 (9.92%) High Availability
8 26 (9.92%) OO
8 26 (9.92%) SDLC
9 25 (9.54%) Microservices
10 24 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (8.78%) OOP
11 23 (8.78%) User Stories
12 22 (8.40%) Open Source
13 21 (8.02%) Project Management
13 21 (8.02%) Requirements Analysis
13 21 (8.02%) SOA
13 21 (8.02%) Web Development
14 20 (7.63%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 110 (41.98%) Java
2 65 (24.81%) JavaScript
3 44 (16.79%) SQL
4 41 (15.65%) Scala
5 39 (14.89%) C#
6 22 (8.40%) Python
7 20 (7.63%) Ruby
8 11 (4.20%) Clojure
8 11 (4.20%) Groovy
9 9 (3.44%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.44%) PHP
10 8 (3.05%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.53%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.15%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.15%) C
13 2 (0.76%) C++
13 2 (0.76%) Go
13 2 (0.76%) Perl
13 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (5.34%) Degree
2 12 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (3.05%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.05%) ISEB
5 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.15%) HND
6 3 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.76%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.92%) QA
2 12 (4.58%) WCAG
3 5 (1.91%) COBIT
3 5 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.76%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.38%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.38%) MISRA
System Software
1 17 (6.49%) Docker
2 6 (2.29%) vSphere
2 6 (2.29%) Xen
2 6 (2.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (5.34%) Puppet
2 9 (3.44%) Cobbler
2 9 (3.44%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.91%) Salt
4 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (7.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.87%) Oracle
3 11 (4.20%) EPiServer
4 10 (3.82%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.29%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.29%) Capita
5 6 (2.29%) EnterpriseDB
6 5 (1.91%) hybris
6 5 (1.91%) SAP
7 4 (1.53%) OpenTV
8 3 (1.15%) BEA
8 3 (1.15%) Progress
9 2 (0.76%) Actimize
9 2 (0.76%) ESRI
9 2 (0.76%) IBM
10 1 (0.38%) Google
10 1 (0.38%) HP
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.38%) Twitter
10 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
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