Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 19 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
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 8 3
Rank change year-on-year -14 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 3.13% 18.97% 23.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 20.75% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 13
Salford median daily rate £525 £428 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.81% +14.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £493 £371 £247
90th Percentile £603 £483 £421
Manchester median daily rate £390 £443 £425
% change year-on-year -11.86% +4.12% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £45.00 £38.51 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.85% -3.72% +42.22%

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 Salford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 114 106 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 89.06% 91.38% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 88 51
Salford median daily rate £425 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +16.07% +1.82%
10th Percentile £286 £220 £200
90th Percentile £579 £595 £488
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 6
Salford median hourly rate £17.43 £19.25 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.45% +17.36% -
10th Percentile £12.16 £15.73 £13.57
90th Percentile £31.50 £23.78 £19.25
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Salford

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 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 Salford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Serverless
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) People Management

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (25.00%) Serverless
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) React
1 1 (25.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment