The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Rochdale region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale 20.00% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -3.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Rochdale
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale 60.00% 83.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £388 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.90 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -19.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Scrum
Manchester

Scrum
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rochdale region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rochdale region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala