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 3 months to 28 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 / Stockport
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 18 8
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 15.38% 4.82% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 5.19% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £363 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +46.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £308 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £513 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +4.65% +16.57%  

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 Stockport with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 30 77 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 76.92% 92.77% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 381 40
Median daily rate £350 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% +46.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £1,000 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 28 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
3 13 (76.47%) HTML
3 13 (76.47%) CSS
3 13 (76.47%) HTML5
4 9 (52.94%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) JUnit
5 8 (47.06%) Web Development
5 8 (47.06%) JIRA
5 8 (47.06%) CSS3
5 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
5 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
6 7 (41.18%) User Experience
6 7 (41.18%) Wireframes
6 7 (41.18%) Use Case
6 7 (41.18%) SVG
6 7 (41.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (35.29%) Prototyping
8 5 (29.41%) DevOps
8 5 (29.41%) XML
8 5 (29.41%) OO
8 5 (29.41%) Swing
8 5 (29.41%) Maven
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) Axure RP
10 3 (17.65%) Case Management
10 3 (17.65%) Microservices
10 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
10 3 (17.65%) Node.js
10 3 (17.65%) REST

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 7 (41.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
1 8 (47.06%) JUnit
2 5 (29.41%) Maven
3 4 (23.53%) Axure RP
4 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) UX Developer
4 4 (23.53%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (23.53%) HTML Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Angular Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Java Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Designer
6 2 (11.76%) UX Designer
7 1 (5.88%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (5.88%) UI/UX Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Web UI Designer
7 1 (5.88%) Web UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) CSS
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
1 13 (76.47%) HTML5
2 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
2 8 (47.06%) CSS3
3 7 (41.18%) SVG
4 5 (29.41%) Swing
4 5 (29.41%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) Node.js
5 3 (17.65%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
7 1 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.88%) J2EE
7 1 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Web Development
3 7 (41.18%) Use Case
3 7 (41.18%) Wireframes
4 6 (35.29%) Prototyping
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) Case Management
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Pega
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
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