Period
to 23 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 30 35
Rank change year-on-year +22 +5 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 11.59% 3.33% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.64% 3.92% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 3
Bradford median daily rate £480 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +7.14% +32.08%
10th Percentile £351 £303 £245
90th Percentile £585 £500 £385
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 176 255 408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 85.02% 85.00% 87.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 169 207
Bradford median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £225 £247 £234
90th Percentile £588 £550 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year - +12.36% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 19
Bradford median hourly rate £22.41 £23.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +37.56% +31.55%
10th Percentile £13.13 £13.31 £10.20
90th Percentile £32.51 £113.75 £22.86
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.43 £13.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year -0.52% -21.10% +12.20%

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

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Bradford over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Retail
2 11 (45.83%) Open Source
3 10 (41.67%) BDD
4 9 (37.50%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) JIRA
5 8 (33.33%) JSON
6 7 (29.17%) Kanban
7 6 (25.00%) RESTful
7 6 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (25.00%) Docker
7 6 (25.00%) Microservices
7 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (20.83%) User Stories
8 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.67%) User Experience
10 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
10 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
10 3 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Strategy
10 3 (12.50%) Web Services
10 3 (12.50%) Android
10 3 (12.50%) Scala
11 2 (8.33%) Google
11 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 2 (8.33%) QA

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 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) JIRA
2 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (45.83%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Architect
5 5 (20.83%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Digital Business Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Java Architect
6 4 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
6 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
6 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
7 3 (12.50%) Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) EPoS Manager
9 1 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Java Scala Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Public Sector Business Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) QA Test Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) JSON
2 6 (25.00%) RESTful
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Android
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Open Source
3 10 (41.67%) BDD
4 7 (29.17%) Kanban
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (25.00%) Microservices
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.83%) User Stories
7 3 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) API Development
8 2 (8.33%) Coaching
8 2 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
8 2 (8.33%) Domain Models
8 2 (8.33%) Prototyping
8 2 (8.33%) Service Design
8 2 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Scala
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PMO
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Xamarin