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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 15 16 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 135 155 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.21% 7.96% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 10.00% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 96 55
Median daily rate £425 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £531 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +17.21%
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
1394 1550 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.74% 79.61% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 894 711
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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
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 4 December 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
Salford -11 10 £440 +17.33% 5
Stockport -8 6 £435 +24.28% 1
Oldham - 3 £450 - 1
Cheadle - 2 £425 -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 233 (95.10%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (47.76%) TDD
3 104 (42.45%) BDD
4 100 (40.82%) Java
5 89 (36.33%) JavaScript
6 60 (24.49%) HTML
7 54 (22.04%) CSS
7 54 (22.04%) Git (software)
8 49 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 47 (19.18%) Kanban
10 44 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (17.96%) SQL
11 41 (16.73%) OO
11 41 (16.73%) RESTful
12 38 (15.51%) .NET
12 38 (15.51%) C#
13 37 (15.10%) Project Management
13 37 (15.10%) Scala
14 36 (14.69%) MVC
14 36 (14.69%) Linux
14 36 (14.69%) OOP
15 35 (14.29%) Web Services
16 34 (13.88%) XML
17 31 (12.65%) HTML5
17 31 (12.65%) REST
18 30 (12.24%) NoSQL
19 29 (11.84%) JIRA
19 29 (11.84%) SQL Server
20 28 (11.43%) Cucumber
20 28 (11.43%) Open Source

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 (6.12%) GeoServer
2 9 (3.67%) Confluence
3 5 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.22%) Apache
5 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.82%) CMS
6 2 (0.82%) JBoss
7 1 (0.41%) Drupal
7 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.41%) nginx
7 1 (0.41%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.12%) GitHub
2 12 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.63%) Slack
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.76%) HTTP
2 9 (3.67%) Internet
3 3 (1.22%) Broadband
4 1 (0.41%) AMQP
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.24%) NoSQL
2 29 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.53%) MySQL
4 14 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.31%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.08%) GIS
7 9 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.45%) Spatial Data
10 3 (1.22%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.82%) Big Data
11 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.82%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.82%) Redis
12 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.41%) OLAP
12 1 (0.41%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (22.04%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.84%) JIRA
3 28 (11.43%) Cucumber
4 24 (9.80%) JUnit
5 23 (9.39%) Jenkins
6 22 (8.98%) Subversion
7 18 (7.35%) Selenium
8 16 (6.53%) Maven
9 15 (6.12%) Gradle
9 15 (6.12%) Mercurial
10 11 (4.49%) JBehave
10 11 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (3.27%) Jasmine
12 7 (2.86%) Visual Studio
13 5 (2.04%) WebDriver
14 4 (1.63%) Artifactory
14 4 (1.63%) JMeter
14 4 (1.63%) Xcode
15 3 (1.22%) Eclipse
15 3 (1.22%) QUnit
General
1 15 (6.12%) Finance
2 11 (4.49%) Games
3 7 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.45%) Marketing
5 5 (2.04%) Banking
5 5 (2.04%) Retail
6 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.22%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.82%) Electronics
8 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.41%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 151 (61.63%) Developer
2 57 (23.27%) Java Developer
3 48 (19.59%) Senior Developer
4 31 (12.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (9.80%) Analyst
6 21 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 21 (8.57%) Scala Developer
7 20 (8.16%) .NET Developer
7 20 (8.16%) C# Developer
8 18 (7.35%) Project Manager
9 17 (6.94%) Software Engineer
10 16 (6.53%) Agile Developer
10 16 (6.53%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (6.53%) Java Scala Developer
11 15 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 15 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
13 12 (4.90%) Senior Java Scala Developer
13 12 (4.90%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (24.49%) HTML
2 54 (22.04%) CSS
3 41 (16.73%) RESTful
4 38 (15.51%) .NET
5 35 (14.29%) Web Services
6 34 (13.88%) XML
7 31 (12.65%) HTML5
7 31 (12.65%) REST
8 28 (11.43%) AngularJS
9 27 (11.02%) ASP.NET
10 25 (10.20%) jQuery
11 24 (9.80%) Node.js
11 24 (9.80%) Spring
12 21 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (8.16%) CSS3
13 20 (8.16%) Hibernate
14 18 (7.35%) .NET Framework
14 18 (7.35%) JSON
15 17 (6.94%) Entity Framework
16 15 (6.12%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.94%) User Experience
3 12 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.04%) New Media
5 5 (2.04%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.22%) Animation
6 3 (1.22%) Interactive TV
6 3 (1.22%) MHEG
6 3 (1.22%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.82%) IPTV
8 1 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.41%) Fintech
8 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.41%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.69%) Linux
2 24 (9.80%) Android
2 24 (9.80%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.22%) Unix
4 3 (1.22%) Windows
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (95.10%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (47.76%) TDD
3 104 (42.45%) BDD
4 49 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 47 (19.18%) Kanban
6 44 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (16.73%) OO
8 37 (15.10%) Project Management
9 36 (14.69%) MVC
9 36 (14.69%) OOP
10 28 (11.43%) Open Source
11 26 (10.61%) User Stories
12 25 (10.20%) Pair Programming
12 25 (10.20%) Unit Testing
13 24 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (9.39%) Microservices
15 21 (8.57%) Software Delivery
15 21 (8.57%) Web Development
16 19 (7.76%) High Availability
16 19 (7.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 100 (40.82%) Java
2 89 (36.33%) JavaScript
3 44 (17.96%) SQL
4 38 (15.51%) C#
5 37 (15.10%) Scala
6 25 (10.20%) Python
7 19 (7.76%) Groovy
8 17 (6.94%) Clojure
9 16 (6.53%) Ruby
10 10 (4.08%) C++
11 7 (2.86%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.86%) PHP
12 5 (2.04%) F#
13 4 (1.63%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.63%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.22%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.82%) C
15 2 (0.82%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (10.20%) Degree
2 11 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.63%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.63%) PMP
5 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.08%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) SDET
3 2 (0.82%) ISO26262
3 2 (0.82%) MISRA
3 2 (0.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (6.12%) ESRI
2 13 (5.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.08%) ServiceNow
4 7 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.86%) Twitter
5 4 (1.63%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.22%) OpenTV
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle
7 2 (0.82%) SAP
8 1 (0.41%) Facebook
8 1 (0.41%) Informatica
8 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.41%) Zend
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