The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 32.50% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate £370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
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 Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 87.50% 53.33% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 16
Average daily rate £388 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £189 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Stockport region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Stockport region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (66.67%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) CSS
3 12 (66.67%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) CMS
4 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
4 11 (61.11%) EPiServer
4 11 (61.11%) BDD
5 10 (55.56%) SpecFlow
5 10 (55.56%) HTML5
6 9 (50.00%) Web Testing
6 9 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (50.00%) Sitecore
6 9 (50.00%) OWASP
6 9 (50.00%) WCAG
6 9 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (50.00%) MVC
6 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (50.00%) CSS3
7 8 (44.44%) Process Management
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 6 (33.33%) Capita
9 3 (16.67%) User Experience
9 3 (16.67%) SDLC
10 2 (11.11%) Web Development
10 2 (11.11%) WCF
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (61.11%) CMS
2 9 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (11.11%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
5 5 (27.78%) HTML Developer
6 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum Master
7 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
7 3 (16.67%) UX Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Consultant
8 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
8 2 (11.11%) User Experience Consultant
9 1 (5.56%) Analyst
9 1 (5.56%) Lead C# Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
1 12 (66.67%) CSS
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
3 10 (55.56%) HTML5
4 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (50.00%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) BDD
3 9 (50.00%) MVC
3 9 (50.00%) OWASP
3 9 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (50.00%) Web Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Process Management
5 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) Web Design
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 1 (5.56%) BPMN
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
8 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.56%) TDD
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) WCAG
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) EPiServer
2 9 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Capita
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter
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