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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 24 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 112 107 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.04% 5.78% 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.44% 7.27% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 68 42
Median daily rate £425 £450 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.25 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+29.39% -4.98%
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
1506 1471 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.23% 79.47% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 897 612
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +124.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +1 11 £400 +23.07% 3
Salford 0 11 £400 - 1
Bolton - 1 £225 - 17
Bury - 1 £350 - 1
Wigan - 1 £500 - 1
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 218 (93.56%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (43.35%) TDD
3 96 (41.20%) Java
4 71 (30.47%) BDD
5 66 (28.33%) JavaScript
6 60 (25.75%) HTML
7 57 (24.46%) CSS
8 52 (22.32%) Git (software)
9 50 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (20.60%) MVC
11 46 (19.74%) .NET
11 46 (19.74%) OO
12 43 (18.45%) C#
13 42 (18.03%) Kanban
14 41 (17.60%) OOP
14 41 (17.60%) HTML5
15 37 (15.88%) RESTful
16 36 (15.45%) Spring
17 34 (14.59%) Pair Programming
17 34 (14.59%) Project Management
18 33 (14.16%) ASP.NET
18 33 (14.16%) Scala
18 33 (14.16%) CSS3
19 32 (13.73%) SQL Server
20 30 (12.88%) Web Services
20 30 (12.88%) Software Engineering
21 28 (12.02%) Hibernate
21 28 (12.02%) JIRA
21 28 (12.02%) User Stories
21 28 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC

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 6 (2.58%) Confluence
2 4 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.72%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.29%) JBoss
4 2 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Drupal
5 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.43%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) nginx
5 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.15%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.15%) MS Project
2 3 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.16%) GitHub
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.43%) Internet
2 5 (2.15%) HTTP
3 3 (1.29%) Broadband
4 1 (0.43%) AMQP
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.44%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.58%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.58%) MySQL
6 3 (1.29%) Redis
7 2 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.86%) Big Data
7 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.86%) Hazelcast
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.86%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.43%) OLTP
8 1 (0.43%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 52 (22.32%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.02%) JIRA
3 27 (11.59%) Selenium
4 23 (9.87%) Jenkins
5 22 (9.44%) Subversion
6 21 (9.01%) Mercurial
7 15 (6.44%) Cucumber
8 11 (4.72%) JUnit
9 10 (4.29%) Mocha
9 10 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.86%) Visual Studio
11 7 (3.00%) Maven
12 6 (2.58%) Xcode
13 4 (1.72%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.29%) JMeter
14 3 (1.29%) JsTestDriver
14 3 (1.29%) NUnit
14 3 (1.29%) QUnit
14 3 (1.29%) SpecFlow
14 3 (1.29%) VersionOne
General
1 19 (8.15%) Finance
2 9 (3.86%) Local Government
2 9 (3.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.43%) Banking
3 8 (3.43%) Games
4 7 (3.00%) Retail
5 4 (1.72%) Advertising
5 4 (1.72%) Marketing
6 2 (0.86%) Billing
6 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.86%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.86%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (59.66%) Developer
2 69 (29.61%) Java Developer
3 47 (20.17%) Senior Developer
4 37 (15.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 26 (11.16%) Analyst
6 25 (10.73%) Scala Developer
7 23 (9.87%) Java Scala Developer
8 21 (9.01%) .NET Developer
8 21 (9.01%) Business Analyst
8 21 (9.01%) Project Manager
9 20 (8.58%) Agile Developer
9 20 (8.58%) Agile Java Developer
10 19 (8.15%) Senior Java Scala Developer
10 19 (8.15%) Senior Scala Developer
11 17 (7.30%) C# Developer
12 14 (6.01%) Scrum Master
13 13 (5.58%) Senior Agile Developer
13 13 (5.58%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 12 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 12 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.75%) HTML
2 57 (24.46%) CSS
3 46 (19.74%) .NET
4 41 (17.60%) HTML5
5 37 (15.88%) RESTful
6 36 (15.45%) Spring
7 33 (14.16%) ASP.NET
7 33 (14.16%) CSS3
8 30 (12.88%) Web Services
9 28 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (12.02%) Hibernate
10 26 (11.16%) jQuery
11 19 (8.15%) AngularJS
11 19 (8.15%) Node.js
11 19 (8.15%) XML
12 15 (6.44%) .NET Framework
12 15 (6.44%) Entity Framework
12 15 (6.44%) WCF
13 12 (5.15%) J2EE
14 11 (4.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.30%) User Experience
2 22 (9.44%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.43%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.72%) New Media
7 3 (1.29%) Animation
8 2 (0.86%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.86%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.86%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.43%) EFT
9 1 (0.43%) Fintech
9 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.43%) SCADA
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.30%) Apple iOS
2 16 (6.87%) Android
3 13 (5.58%) Linux
4 7 (3.00%) Windows
5 2 (0.86%) Unix
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (93.56%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (43.35%) TDD
3 71 (30.47%) BDD
4 50 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (20.60%) MVC
6 46 (19.74%) OO
7 42 (18.03%) Kanban
8 41 (17.60%) OOP
9 34 (14.59%) Pair Programming
9 34 (14.59%) Project Management
10 30 (12.88%) Software Engineering
11 28 (12.02%) User Stories
12 27 (11.59%) Open Source
12 27 (11.59%) Software Delivery
13 25 (10.73%) Unit Testing
14 24 (10.30%) SOA
15 22 (9.44%) Microservices
16 19 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (7.73%) SDLC
17 18 (7.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (41.20%) Java
2 66 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 43 (18.45%) C#
4 33 (14.16%) Scala
5 22 (9.44%) SQL
6 19 (8.15%) Clojure
6 19 (8.15%) Groovy
7 13 (5.58%) Ruby
8 11 (4.72%) Python
9 9 (3.86%) PHP
10 7 (3.00%) C++
10 7 (3.00%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.58%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.15%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.86%) C
15 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.43%) Lua
Qualifications
1 16 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.86%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.43%) Degree
4 7 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.58%) ISEB
6 2 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.86%) PMP
6 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.73%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) SLA
3 2 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.43%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.43%) MISRA
System Software
1 19 (8.15%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (5.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.43%) Ansible
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (8.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.58%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.72%) Oracle
3 4 (1.72%) Twitter
4 3 (1.29%) Progress
5 2 (0.86%) Actimize
5 2 (0.86%) Facebook
5 2 (0.86%) IBM
6 1 (0.43%) ESRI
6 1 (0.43%) Google
6 1 (0.43%) HP
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.43%) SAP
6 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
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