Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 21 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 > Stockport
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 15 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 6.54% 8.65% 10.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.96% 9.76% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 6
Stockport median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% +7.69%
Manchester median daily rate £390 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -11.36% +3.53% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Stockport median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
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 Stockport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stockport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 54 164 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 50.47% 88.65% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 127 27
Stockport median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £195
90th Percentile £538 £568 £400
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 15
Stockport median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% +158.62%
10th Percentile £19.66 £19.25 £22.20
90th Percentile £144.00 £38.75 £40.60
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 Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Stockport

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Stockport

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Stockport

For the 6 months to 21 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Node.js
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) Jasmine
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Case Management
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) Pega
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Jasmine
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Java Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Java Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) HTML CSS Designer
2 2 (28.57%) UI Designer
2 2 (28.57%) UI/UX Designer
2 2 (28.57%) UX Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Web UI Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Web UI/UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) Node.js
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) SVG
4 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
4 1 (14.29%) Swing
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Case Management
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Pega
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian