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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 9 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 15.79% 8.00% 18.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.65% 9.52% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £410 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £430 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £430 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+13.56% +1.60%
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
34 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 89.47% 84.00% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 20
Median daily rate £400 £385 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £218 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.31 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -6.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
5 3 (37.50%) Android Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Scala
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) High Availability
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Coaching

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 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (12.50%) JsTestDriver
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) QUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) XHTML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Android Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) High Availability
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Coaching
7 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Scala
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP