The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 6 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 11 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 35.48% 16.67% 38.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.29% 25.00% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
Average daily rate £425 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
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 Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
28 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 90.32% 66.67% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 15
Average daily rate £425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £13.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (96.30%) TDD
3 18 (66.67%) BDD
4 17 (62.96%) REST
4 17 (62.96%) JSON
4 17 (62.96%) Web Services
5 16 (59.26%) Java
6 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
7 13 (48.15%) SQL
8 12 (44.44%) XML
9 11 (40.74%) Linux
9 11 (40.74%) HTTP
9 11 (40.74%) RESTful
9 11 (40.74%) Scala
9 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
9 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (40.74%) NoSQL
9 11 (40.74%) Android
9 11 (40.74%) High Availability
10 10 (37.04%) Apple iOS
11 9 (33.33%) HTML
12 8 (29.63%) OOP
12 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
12 8 (29.63%) Project Management
12 8 (29.63%) Subversion
12 8 (29.63%) HTML5
13 7 (25.93%) CSS
14 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
14 5 (18.52%) QA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) HTTP
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) JsTestDriver
4 2 (7.41%) QUnit
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Software Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Mobility Architect
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
5 2 (7.41%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (7.41%) iOS Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior iOS Android Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) JSON
1 17 (62.96%) REST
1 17 (62.96%) Web Services
2 12 (44.44%) XML
3 11 (40.74%) RESTful
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) HTML5
6 7 (25.93%) CSS
7 4 (14.81%) CSS3
8 3 (11.11%) XSLT
9 2 (7.41%) .NET
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.41%) WCF
9 2 (7.41%) WPF
9 2 (7.41%) XHTML
10 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Animation
3 2 (7.41%) Streaming Video
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Android
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (96.30%) TDD
3 18 (66.67%) BDD
4 11 (40.74%) High Availability
4 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
5 8 (29.63%) OOP
5 8 (29.63%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) Analytics
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (18.52%) iOS Development
6 5 (18.52%) Kanban
7 4 (14.81%) Android Development
7 4 (14.81%) OO
8 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) MVVM
8 2 (7.41%) OOD
8 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) Scala
4 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
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