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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 13.89% 33.33% 30.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.15% 36.54% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 9
Median daily rate £440 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £293 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +17.21%
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
66 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.67% 91.23% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 20
Median daily rate £440 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) BDD
3 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
4 13 (59.09%) Subversion
4 13 (59.09%) OOP
5 12 (54.55%) Project Management
5 12 (54.55%) Android
6 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (50.00%) TDD
6 11 (50.00%) Apple iOS
6 11 (50.00%) User Experience
7 10 (45.45%) Web Services
8 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
9 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
9 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 8 (36.36%) Android Development
9 8 (36.36%) REST
10 7 (31.82%) Java
10 7 (31.82%) Games
11 6 (27.27%) JSON
11 6 (27.27%) HTML
11 6 (27.27%) HTML5
12 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
12 5 (22.73%) RESTful
12 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (22.73%) High Availability
12 5 (22.73%) SQL
12 5 (22.73%) JUnit
12 5 (22.73%) XML
12 5 (22.73%) Linux

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 1 (4.55%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) MarkLogic
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (59.09%) Subversion
3 5 (22.73%) JUnit
4 4 (18.18%) JIRA
5 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
7 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
7 1 (4.55%) JsTestDriver
7 1 (4.55%) QUnit
General
1 7 (31.82%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Android Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) iOS Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Scala Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Android Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) iOS Android Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior iOS Android Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Application Development Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Application Development Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 8 (36.36%) REST
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
3 6 (27.27%) JSON
4 5 (22.73%) RESTful
4 5 (22.73%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) Node.js
6 3 (13.64%) XSLT
7 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (9.09%) JMS
8 1 (4.55%) CSS
8 1 (4.55%) React
8 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Interactive TV
2 2 (9.09%) IPTV
2 2 (9.09%) MHEG
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) New Media
3 1 (4.55%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Android
2 11 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) BDD
3 13 (59.09%) OOP
4 12 (54.55%) Project Management
5 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (50.00%) TDD
6 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Android Development
7 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
8 5 (22.73%) High Availability
9 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
9 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (9.09%) Game Development
10 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
11 1 (4.55%) OO
11 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
11 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) Scala
6 2 (9.09%) ActionScript
6 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Twitter
2 2 (9.09%) OpenTV
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle