The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank - - 2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale - - 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
Scrum
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Rochdale region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Rochdale
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale 60.00% 100.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.64 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%