The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Manchester / Salford
Rank 8 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 22.35% 28.21% 16.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.36% 30.56% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 4
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.45% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +21.16%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.76% 92.31% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 32 15
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Salford region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Salford region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Salford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 15 (45.45%) BDD
3 14 (42.42%) TDD
4 13 (39.39%) Games
4 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
5 12 (36.36%) ITIL
5 12 (36.36%) ServiceNow
6 11 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 11 (33.33%) Android
6 11 (33.33%) HTML5
6 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 11 (33.33%) HTML
7 10 (30.30%) OOP
7 10 (30.30%) Project Management
7 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
7 10 (30.30%) DevOps
8 9 (27.27%) User Experience
8 9 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 9 (27.27%) Java
9 8 (24.24%) REST
9 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
10 7 (21.21%) Node.js
10 7 (21.21%) Subversion
11 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
11 6 (18.18%) JSON
11 6 (18.18%) Kanban
11 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
1 5 (15.15%) LDAP
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) MarkLogic
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) JUnit
3 5 (15.15%) Selenium
4 4 (12.12%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (39.39%) Games
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) ServiceNow Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Android Developer
4 5 (15.15%) iOS Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Scala Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Android Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) iOS Android Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.06%) Senior iOS Android Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Java Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 11 (33.33%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) HTML5
3 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
3 8 (24.24%) REST
4 7 (21.21%) Node.js
5 6 (18.18%) JSON
6 5 (15.15%) RESTful
6 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (15.15%) XML
7 4 (12.12%) React
8 3 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (9.09%) XSLT
9 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (6.06%) JMS
9 2 (6.06%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 5 (15.15%) Web 2.0
4 3 (9.09%) New Media
5 2 (6.06%) Interactive TV
5 2 (6.06%) IPTV
5 2 (6.06%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Android
1 11 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) BDD
3 14 (42.42%) TDD
4 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
5 12 (36.36%) ITIL
6 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 10 (30.30%) DevOps
7 10 (30.30%) OOP
7 10 (30.30%) Project Management
8 9 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
9 6 (18.18%) Kanban
9 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Android Development
10 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
10 5 (15.15%) High Availability
10 5 (15.15%) Identity Management
10 5 (15.15%) Issue Tracking
10 5 (15.15%) Release Management
10 5 (15.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 9 (27.27%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) C++
4 4 (12.12%) Objective-C
4 4 (12.12%) Scala
5 2 (6.06%) ActionScript
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) ServiceNow
2 3 (9.09%) Twitter
3 2 (6.06%) OpenTV
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Cloudera