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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 22 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 124 125 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.92% 6.70% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.44% 8.40% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 83 39
Median daily rate £425 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -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
1470 1488 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.03% 79.70% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 895 659
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.40 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -2 11 £410 +9.33% 6
Stockport 0 9 £318 -9.28% 7
Oldham - 3 £450 -
Cheadle - 2 £425 -
Bolton - 1 £225 - 6
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 221 (93.64%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (46.19%) TDD
3 98 (41.53%) Java
4 86 (36.44%) BDD
5 73 (30.93%) JavaScript
6 59 (25.00%) HTML
7 57 (24.15%) Git (software)
8 56 (23.73%) CSS
9 55 (23.31%) MVC
10 53 (22.46%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (21.61%) .NET
12 46 (19.49%) OO
13 45 (19.07%) C#
13 45 (19.07%) Kanban
14 42 (17.80%) OOP
15 40 (16.95%) RESTful
16 39 (16.53%) ASP.NET
16 39 (16.53%) Project Management
17 38 (16.10%) Spring
17 38 (16.10%) HTML5
18 37 (15.68%) SQL Server
19 36 (15.25%) Pair Programming
20 35 (14.83%) Scala
21 31 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
21 31 (13.14%) Selenium
21 31 (13.14%) Hibernate
22 30 (12.71%) jQuery
23 29 (12.29%) JIRA
23 29 (12.29%) Jenkins
24 28 (11.86%) CSS3

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 5 (2.12%) GeoServer
1 5 (2.12%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.69%) JBoss
2 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.85%) Apache
3 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.42%) CMS
4 1 (0.42%) Drupal
4 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.42%) IIS
4 1 (0.42%) nginx
4 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.69%) MS Project
2 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Magento
1 1 (0.42%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.02%) GitHub
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.39%) Internet
2 4 (1.69%) HTTP
3 3 (1.27%) Broadband
4 1 (0.42%) AMQP
4 1 (0.42%) Network Security
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.78%) MongoDB
3 15 (6.36%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.93%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.54%) MySQL
7 3 (1.27%) GIS
7 3 (1.27%) Spatial Data
8 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.85%) Big Data
8 2 (0.85%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.85%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.85%) Redis
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.42%) OLAP
9 1 (0.42%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 57 (24.15%) Git (software)
2 31 (13.14%) Selenium
3 29 (12.29%) Jenkins
3 29 (12.29%) JIRA
4 25 (10.59%) Subversion
5 22 (9.32%) Cucumber
6 21 (8.90%) Mercurial
7 13 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (4.66%) JUnit
9 10 (4.24%) Maven
9 10 (4.24%) Mocha
10 8 (3.39%) Gradle
10 8 (3.39%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.54%) Xcode
12 5 (2.12%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.69%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.69%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.27%) JMeter
14 3 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 20 (8.47%) Finance
2 8 (3.39%) Banking
2 8 (3.39%) Games
3 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.54%) Retail
5 4 (1.69%) Advertising
5 4 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.85%) Billing
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 156 (66.10%) Developer
2 73 (30.93%) Java Developer
3 57 (24.15%) Senior Developer
4 41 (17.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (10.59%) .NET Developer
5 25 (10.59%) Scala Developer
6 23 (9.75%) Analyst
6 23 (9.75%) Java Scala Developer
7 20 (8.47%) Agile Developer
7 20 (8.47%) Agile Java Developer
7 20 (8.47%) C# Developer
8 19 (8.05%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 19 (8.05%) Senior Scala Developer
9 17 (7.20%) Business Analyst
10 16 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.78%) Project Manager
11 15 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 15 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.51%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.00%) HTML
2 56 (23.73%) CSS
3 51 (21.61%) .NET
4 40 (16.95%) RESTful
5 39 (16.53%) ASP.NET
6 38 (16.10%) HTML5
6 38 (16.10%) Spring
7 31 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (13.14%) Hibernate
8 30 (12.71%) jQuery
9 28 (11.86%) CSS3
10 23 (9.75%) Web Services
11 21 (8.90%) .NET Framework
11 21 (8.90%) Entity Framework
12 20 (8.47%) AngularJS
13 19 (8.05%) Node.js
13 19 (8.05%) WCF
14 16 (6.78%) XML
15 11 (4.66%) J2EE
15 11 (4.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.90%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.20%) User Experience
3 16 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (1.69%) New Media
6 3 (1.27%) Animation
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.85%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.42%) EFT
8 1 (0.42%) Fintech
8 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.42%) SCADA
8 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.05%) Android
1 19 (8.05%) Apple iOS
2 18 (7.63%) Linux
3 7 (2.97%) Windows
4 2 (0.85%) Unix
5 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (93.64%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (46.19%) TDD
3 86 (36.44%) BDD
4 55 (23.31%) MVC
5 53 (22.46%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (19.49%) OO
7 45 (19.07%) Kanban
8 42 (17.80%) OOP
9 39 (16.53%) Project Management
10 36 (15.25%) Pair Programming
11 28 (11.86%) Software Delivery
12 27 (11.44%) Microservices
12 27 (11.44%) Open Source
13 26 (11.02%) Software Engineering
14 25 (10.59%) SOA
15 23 (9.75%) Unit Testing
16 22 (9.32%) User Stories
17 20 (8.47%) Web Development
18 18 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
19 16 (6.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 98 (41.53%) Java
2 73 (30.93%) JavaScript
3 45 (19.07%) C#
4 35 (14.83%) Scala
5 28 (11.86%) SQL
6 21 (8.90%) Clojure
6 21 (8.90%) Groovy
7 15 (6.36%) Python
8 12 (5.08%) Ruby
9 8 (3.39%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.97%) C++
10 7 (2.97%) PHP
11 6 (2.54%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.85%) F#
15 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.42%) C
16 1 (0.42%) Lua
Qualifications
1 10 (4.24%) Degree
2 7 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.69%) ISEB
3 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.85%) PMP
4 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.05%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) SDET
2 3 (1.27%) SLA
3 2 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.42%) MISRA
System Software
1 19 (8.05%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (5.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) Ansible
2 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.12%) ESRI
3 4 (1.69%) Oracle
3 4 (1.69%) Twitter
4 2 (0.85%) Actimize
4 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.85%) Facebook
4 2 (0.85%) IBM
4 2 (0.85%) Progress
5 1 (0.42%) Google
5 1 (0.42%) HP
5 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.42%) SAP
5 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.42%) Zend
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