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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Manchester / Salford
Rank 7 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 20.78% 17.07% 17.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.86% 17.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 3
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Salford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 70 40 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 90.91% 97.56% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 14
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford 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 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

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Salford over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Salford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

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

1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) Web Services
2 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) ServiceNow
3 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
4 10 (35.71%) Games
4 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 10 (35.71%) BDD
4 10 (35.71%) DevOps
5 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
6 8 (28.57%) HTML
6 8 (28.57%) HTML5
6 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.00%) Node.js
7 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
8 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
8 6 (21.43%) Kanban
8 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) Android
8 6 (21.43%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) Linux
9 5 (17.86%) OOP
9 5 (17.86%) XML
9 5 (17.86%) JUnit

Scrum
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
1 5 (17.86%) LDAP
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) MarkLogic
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.86%) JUnit
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 10 (35.71%) Games
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) ServiceNow Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) iOS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum Master
6 1 (3.57%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Application Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Application Development Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Web Services
2 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) HTML5
3 7 (25.00%) Node.js
4 5 (17.86%) REST
4 5 (17.86%) RESTful
4 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (17.86%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) React
6 3 (10.71%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (10.71%) JSON
6 3 (10.71%) XSLT
7 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (7.14%) JMS
7 2 (7.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (17.86%) Web 2.0
3 4 (14.29%) User Experience
4 3 (10.71%) New Media
5 2 (7.14%) Interactive TV
5 2 (7.14%) IPTV
5 2 (7.14%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (21.43%) Android
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) ITIL
3 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
4 10 (35.71%) BDD
4 10 (35.71%) DevOps
4 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
6 6 (21.43%) Kanban
7 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.86%) High Availability
7 5 (17.86%) Identity Management
7 5 (17.86%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (17.86%) OOP
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) Release Management
7 5 (17.86%) Workflow
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) Scala
5 2 (7.14%) ActionScript
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 3 (10.71%) Twitter
3 2 (7.14%) OpenTV
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Cloudera