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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 12 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 9.09% 8.33% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 9.09% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £438 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £368 £437
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £460 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +22.85%  

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 19 33 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 86.36% 91.67% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 14
Median daily rate £413 £370 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% -4.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £120 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 12 (57.14%) ServiceNow
2 12 (57.14%) DevOps
3 11 (52.38%) PRINCE2
4 10 (47.62%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) HTML5
6 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
7 7 (33.33%) Kanban
8 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) BDD
8 6 (28.57%) Games
8 6 (28.57%) QA
8 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
9 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
9 5 (23.81%) Node.js
9 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (23.81%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (23.81%) Selenium
9 5 (23.81%) Release Management
9 5 (23.81%) Web 2.0
9 5 (23.81%) LDAP
9 5 (23.81%) Identity Management
9 5 (23.81%) Workflow
9 5 (23.81%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (42.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
1 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Grunt
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Mocha
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Gatling
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) gulp
3 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) webpack
3 1 (4.76%) Yeoman
General
1 6 (28.57%) Games
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) ServiceNow Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) iOS Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
1 8 (38.10%) HTML5
2 5 (23.81%) Node.js
2 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) React
4 3 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) Velocity
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) Express
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) OpenLayers
6 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
6 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Web 2.0
2 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (19.05%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
2 4 (19.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) DevOps
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL
3 11 (52.38%) PRINCE2
4 10 (47.62%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (33.33%) Kanban
6 6 (28.57%) BDD
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
7 5 (23.81%) Identity Management
7 5 (23.81%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (23.81%) Release Management
7 5 (23.81%) TDD
7 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 5 (23.81%) Workflow
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 3 (14.29%) OOP
10 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) ES6
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Clojure
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.76%) Cloudera