The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Salford 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 18.75% 15.79% 33.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.08% 18.18% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
26 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 81.25% 86.84% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 20
Average daily rate £338 £324 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £364 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.63 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 24 July 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Kanban
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) New Media
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (22.22%) Interactive TV
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) IPTV
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Games
4 1 (11.11%) OpenTV
4 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) BBC
4 1 (11.11%) XML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Calabash
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XHTML
2 1 (11.11%) Dojo
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) MooTools
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) New Media
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) Interactive TV
1 2 (22.22%) IPTV
2 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
2 1 (11.11%) BBC
2 1 (11.11%) Animation
2 1 (11.11%) Social Network
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Kanban
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) OpenTV
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