Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 1.37% 1.64% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.13% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Bolton median daily rate £240 £225 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -59.09% -
Manchester median daily rate £390 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -10.86% +2.94% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £45.00 £29.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +52.41% -26.19% +42.22%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bolton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 61 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 83.56% 77.05% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 14
Bolton median daily rate £333 £325 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% -4.06% -3.21%
10th Percentile £213 £187 £216
90th Percentile £506 £431 £580
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -23.75% +33.33%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Bolton

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Bolton

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA