The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 7 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 4.55% 46.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 63.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Median daily rate £315 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £46.19 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +21.94%

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
16 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 72.73% 73.08% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 7
Median daily rate £380 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -47.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stockport region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 20 January 2017, 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) JUnit
3 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
5 5 (38.46%) Node.js
5 5 (38.46%) Kanban
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) OO
6 4 (30.77%) OOD
6 4 (30.77%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) Slack
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) JMeter
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
7 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
7 3 (23.08%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
1 7 (53.85%) JUnit
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) JMeter
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Developer in Test
4 3 (23.08%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Tester
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) MongoDB Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Node.js
2 4 (30.77%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) OOD
5 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter