The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford 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 23 April 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
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 19 24
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 13.93% 2.94% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.89% 3.67% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.49% +26.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £296 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £456 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.77% -0.58%  

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 Bradford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 107 109 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 87.70% 80.15% 89.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 77 103
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Median hourly rate £27.31 £23.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.73% +37.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.65 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £35.00 £17.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Bradford

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Bradford

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Bradford over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) BDD
3 10 (55.56%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) JIRA
5 8 (44.44%) Retail
5 8 (44.44%) JSON
5 8 (44.44%) Open Source
6 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
6 7 (38.89%) Docker
6 7 (38.89%) RESTful
7 6 (33.33%) Kanban
7 6 (33.33%) TDD
7 6 (33.33%) Microservices
7 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 6 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (27.78%) User Stories
9 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 4 (22.22%) User Experience
9 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
10 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 3 (16.67%) Android
10 3 (16.67%) Scala
11 2 (11.11%) QA
11 2 (11.11%) Selenium
11 2 (11.11%) Use Case
11 2 (11.11%) Usability Testing
11 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
2 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Java Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Java Technical Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) JSON
2 7 (38.89%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) BDD
3 8 (44.44%) Open Source
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (33.33%) Kanban
4 6 (33.33%) Microservices
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (27.78%) User Stories
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Usability Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Scala
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PMO
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Xamarin