Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 22 48
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26 -15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.11% 4.78% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 5.79% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Bradford median daily rate £400 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £345
90th Percentile £429 £451 £570
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £414
% change year-on-year -1.18% +2.72% +10.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 Bradford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 189 190 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 84.00% 82.61% 83.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 101 210
Bradford median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £263 £230 £263
90th Percentile £530 £475 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Bradford median hourly rate £17.50 £20.97 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.55% +32.22% -0.88%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.41 £12.29
90th Percentile £20.41 £27.03 £32.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Velocity
4 2 (28.57%) PMP
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Games
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum Master
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Velocity
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Product Management
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland