Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 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
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 25 37
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 8.57% 4.19% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% 5.20% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Halifax median daily rate £504 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.27% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax 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 Halifax with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 84 173 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 80.00% 80.47% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 142 166
Halifax median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.34% -13.70%
10th Percentile £285 £283 £259
90th Percentile £527 £450 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Halifax median hourly rate £12.16 - £13.00
10th Percentile £9.10 - £9.90
90th Percentile £15.10 - £17.85
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Halifax

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Halifax

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Halifax

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

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Kanban
4 3 (33.33%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) MuleSoft
5 2 (22.22%) Application Rationalisation
5 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (11.11%) Games
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Robotics
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) ATDD
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum Master
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Robotics
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
2 3 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Application Rationalisation
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (11.11%) ATDD
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) MuleSoft
1 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com