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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 18 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.27% 20.83% 9.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 22.73% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £463 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
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 Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 97.73% 91.67% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 17
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Salford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
2 11 (91.67%) NoSQL
2 11 (91.67%) RESTful
2 11 (91.67%) Scala
2 11 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (91.67%) REST
2 11 (91.67%) High Availability
2 11 (91.67%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (91.67%) JSON
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
4 3 (25.00%) JUnit
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) R
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Android

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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobility Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) JSON
1 11 (91.67%) REST
1 11 (91.67%) RESTful
1 11 (91.67%) Web Services
1 11 (91.67%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) BBC
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (91.67%) High Availability
2 11 (91.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) Scala
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA