The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
North West / Manchester
Rank 14 20 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 106 133 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.11% 7.41% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.01% 8.87% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 89 42
Median daily rate £388 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1059 1500 1272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 81.03% 83.61% 78.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 906 678
Median daily rate £390 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 25
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +54.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Manchester

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Manchester

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Manchester

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +7 15 £425 - 5
Stockport 0 11 £325 -12.16% 4
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 219 (96.90%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (43.36%) JavaScript
3 69 (30.53%) HTML
3 69 (30.53%) TDD
4 66 (29.20%) BDD
5 57 (25.22%) Java
6 50 (22.12%) CSS
7 49 (21.68%) Web Services
8 48 (21.24%) .NET
9 45 (19.91%) Software Engineering
10 44 (19.47%) C#
11 43 (19.03%) SQL
12 42 (18.58%) SQL Server
13 41 (18.14%) HTML5
14 39 (17.26%) AngularJS
15 38 (16.81%) Linux
16 35 (15.49%) JIRA
17 34 (15.04%) MVC
17 34 (15.04%) REST
18 33 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (14.60%) DevOps
19 31 (13.72%) Git (software)
19 31 (13.72%) ASP.NET
20 29 (12.83%) Kanban
21 28 (12.39%) RESTful
21 28 (12.39%) Node.js
21 28 (12.39%) OO
21 28 (12.39%) jQuery
22 26 (11.50%) XML
23 25 (11.06%) SDLC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 16 (7.08%) CMS
1 16 (7.08%) Umbraco
2 12 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.87%) Confluence
4 10 (4.42%) GeoServer
5 2 (0.88%) Apache
5 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.88%) Drupal
5 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.44%) nginx
6 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.44%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (2.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.77%) GitHub
2 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.77%) Slack
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.88%) PaaS
3 2 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.52%) HTTP
2 5 (2.21%) LDAP
3 3 (1.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) Broadband
4 1 (0.44%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) SSH
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) WAN
4 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.18%) NoSQL
3 13 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (4.87%) MySQL
5 10 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.10%) GIS
8 6 (2.65%) Big Data
9 5 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.21%) Spatial Data
10 4 (1.77%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.88%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.88%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.44%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.44%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.44%) Redis
12 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (15.49%) JIRA
2 31 (13.72%) Git (software)
3 22 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (9.29%) JUnit
5 18 (7.96%) Jenkins
5 18 (7.96%) Selenium
6 17 (7.52%) Cucumber
7 13 (5.75%) Maven
8 10 (4.42%) NUnit
9 9 (3.98%) Gradle
10 8 (3.54%) JBehave
11 5 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.21%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.21%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.77%) Axure RP
12 4 (1.77%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.33%) Hudson
13 3 (1.33%) Mocha
13 3 (1.33%) Subversion
14 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (9.29%) Finance
2 12 (5.31%) Games
3 7 (3.10%) Marketing
4 5 (2.21%) Banking
4 5 (2.21%) Retail
5 4 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.33%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Electronics
7 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Legal
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 125 (55.31%) Developer
2 23 (10.18%) Senior Developer
3 22 (9.73%) Analyst
4 19 (8.41%) Scrum Master
5 18 (7.96%) Java Developer
6 17 (7.52%) .NET Developer
7 16 (7.08%) Business Analyst
8 14 (6.19%) Project Manager
8 14 (6.19%) Software Engineer
9 13 (5.75%) Umbraco Developer
10 12 (5.31%) Agile Developer
10 12 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (4.87%) ServiceNow Developer
12 9 (3.98%) Agile Business Analyst
12 9 (3.98%) Architect
13 8 (3.54%) Consultant
13 8 (3.54%) Web Developer
14 7 (3.10%) C# Developer
14 7 (3.10%) Scala Software Engineer
15 6 (2.65%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (30.53%) HTML
2 50 (22.12%) CSS
3 49 (21.68%) Web Services
4 48 (21.24%) .NET
5 41 (18.14%) HTML5
6 39 (17.26%) AngularJS
7 34 (15.04%) REST
8 31 (13.72%) ASP.NET
9 28 (12.39%) jQuery
9 28 (12.39%) Node.js
9 28 (12.39%) RESTful
10 26 (11.50%) XML
11 25 (11.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (6.64%) CSS3
14 14 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (4.42%) Leaflet
15 10 (4.42%) OpenLayers
15 10 (4.42%) PostGIS
16 9 (3.98%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.64%) User Experience
2 12 (5.31%) Web 2.0
3 9 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.77%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.33%) Interactive TV
7 3 (1.33%) iPad
7 3 (1.33%) MHEG
7 3 (1.33%) New Media
8 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.88%) IPTV
8 2 (0.88%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.88%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.44%) PMI
9 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.81%) Linux
2 17 (7.52%) Apple iOS
3 14 (6.19%) Android
4 9 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.77%) Unix
6 3 (1.33%) Windows
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Fedora
7 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (96.90%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (30.53%) TDD
3 66 (29.20%) BDD
4 45 (19.91%) Software Engineering
5 34 (15.04%) MVC
6 33 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (14.60%) DevOps
7 29 (12.83%) Kanban
8 28 (12.39%) OO
9 25 (11.06%) SDLC
10 21 (9.29%) Project Management
10 21 (9.29%) User Stories
11 20 (8.85%) ITIL
12 19 (8.41%) High Availability
12 19 (8.41%) PRINCE2
13 18 (7.96%) Data Modelling
13 18 (7.96%) OOP
14 17 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (7.52%) Web Development
15 15 (6.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 98 (43.36%) JavaScript
2 57 (25.22%) Java
3 44 (19.47%) C#
4 43 (19.03%) SQL
5 20 (8.85%) Python
6 19 (8.41%) Scala
7 13 (5.75%) Ruby
8 7 (3.10%) Groovy
8 7 (3.10%) PHP
9 6 (2.65%) Clojure
10 4 (1.77%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.33%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.33%) C++
11 3 (1.33%) F#
11 3 (1.33%) Korn
11 3 (1.33%) Perl
11 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.88%) C
12 2 (0.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 24 (10.62%) Degree
2 14 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.77%) ISEB
5 3 (1.33%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.33%) PMP
6 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.44%) APMG
7 1 (0.44%) CISSP
7 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.44%) SANS
7 1 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.85%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) PMO
3 2 (0.88%) ISO26262
3 2 (0.88%) MISRA
4 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (2.21%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.44%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) Ansible
2 5 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.77%) Puppet
3 4 (1.77%) Terraform
4 3 (1.33%) Kibana
5 1 (0.44%) Graphite
5 1 (0.44%) logstash
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) Nmap
5 1 (0.44%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 22 (9.73%) ServiceNow
2 10 (4.42%) ESRI
3 9 (3.98%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.54%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.21%) Oracle
5 5 (2.21%) Snow
6 4 (1.77%) Twitter
7 3 (1.33%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.33%) OpenTV
8 2 (0.88%) Google
8 2 (0.88%) SAP
8 2 (0.88%) Splunk
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe
9 1 (0.44%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.44%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.44%) Informatica
9 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.44%) Sybase
9 1 (0.44%) Wonderware
9 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
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