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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - 7
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 3.03% - 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +4.65% +16.57%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 20 14 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 60.61% 73.68% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 80
Median daily rate £325 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £313 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £444 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 28 June 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%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Development Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development