The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 153 87 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.52% 5.44% 5.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 6.36% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 79 49
Median daily rate £425 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+13.56% +1.60%
Scrum
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1275 1367 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.69% 85.49% 83.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 1006 606
Median daily rate £425 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £9.38 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £175.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Leeds region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 269 (97.46%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (44.20%) Java
3 121 (43.84%) TDD
4 84 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 77 (27.90%) HTML
6 74 (26.81%) Kanban
7 68 (24.64%) CSS
8 67 (24.28%) Git (software)
9 66 (23.91%) BDD
10 64 (23.19%) RESTful
11 60 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (21.01%) Spring
13 52 (18.84%) HTML5
13 52 (18.84%) User Experience
14 47 (17.03%) Open Source
15 44 (15.94%) CSS3
16 41 (14.86%) Jenkins
16 41 (14.86%) Scala
17 38 (13.77%) Linux
18 37 (13.41%) OO
18 37 (13.41%) Ruby
18 37 (13.41%) Software Delivery
19 36 (13.04%) DevOps
20 35 (12.68%) JIRA
21 34 (12.32%) Microservices
22 32 (11.59%) Mentoring
22 32 (11.59%) User Stories
23 30 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
23 30 (10.87%) Pair Programming
23 30 (10.87%) PHP

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 17 (6.16%) Confluence
2 12 (4.35%) CMS
3 8 (2.90%) Apache Solr
3 8 (2.90%) Drupal
3 8 (2.90%) OpenStack
3 8 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.17%) Apache
4 6 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.81%) GlassFish
5 5 (1.81%) nginx
6 4 (1.45%) Jetty
7 3 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.36%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.36%) Moodle
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.72%) InVision
1 2 (0.72%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
2 1 (0.36%) MS Project
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.33%) GitHub
2 6 (2.17%) Office 365
3 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.09%) SaaS
6 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.36%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.71%) DNS
2 9 (3.26%) HTTP
2 9 (3.26%) Network Security
3 7 (2.54%) LDAP
4 5 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (1.81%) Firewall
5 2 (0.72%) VoIP
6 1 (0.36%) FTP
6 1 (0.36%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) Intranet
6 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.06%) NoSQL
2 22 (7.97%) MongoDB
3 21 (7.61%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.99%) SQL Server
5 8 (2.90%) MySQL
5 8 (2.90%) Redis
6 7 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.09%) NonStop SQL
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.72%) Riak
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.36%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 67 (24.28%) Git (software)
2 41 (14.86%) Jenkins
3 35 (12.68%) JIRA
4 24 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 24 (8.70%) Selenium
5 15 (5.43%) Maven
5 15 (5.43%) Mercurial
6 12 (4.35%) JUnit
6 12 (4.35%) Subversion
7 11 (3.99%) Android Studio
8 9 (3.26%) Gradle
9 8 (2.90%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.90%) Xcode
10 5 (1.81%) Gitweb
11 4 (1.45%) Ant
11 4 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.45%) VersionOne
12 3 (1.09%) git-flow
12 3 (1.09%) Mockito
13 2 (0.72%) DbUnit
General
1 8 (2.90%) Finance
1 8 (2.90%) Games
2 5 (1.81%) Retail
3 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.09%) Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Online Betting
5 2 (0.72%) iGaming
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (50.72%) Developer
2 52 (18.84%) Java Developer
3 29 (10.51%) Scrum Master
4 27 (9.78%) Senior Developer
5 24 (8.70%) Scala Developer
5 24 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (7.61%) Analyst
7 20 (7.25%) Agile Developer
8 18 (6.52%) Java Scala Developer
9 17 (6.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 16 (5.80%) Agile Java Developer
11 15 (5.43%) Senior Java Scala Developer
11 15 (5.43%) Senior Scala Developer
12 14 (5.07%) Android Developer
12 14 (5.07%) Architect
12 14 (5.07%) Business Analyst
12 14 (5.07%) Ruby Developer
13 13 (4.71%) Project Manager
14 11 (3.99%) Android Engineer
15 10 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (27.90%) HTML
2 68 (24.64%) CSS
3 64 (23.19%) RESTful
4 58 (21.01%) Spring
5 52 (18.84%) HTML5
6 44 (15.94%) CSS3
7 30 (10.87%) Hibernate
8 24 (8.70%) AngularJS
9 23 (8.33%) Node.js
10 20 (7.25%) REST
11 18 (6.52%) JSON
12 16 (5.80%) Web Services
13 15 (5.43%) J2EE
13 15 (5.43%) jQuery
14 13 (4.71%) Ajax
14 13 (4.71%) Play Framework
15 11 (3.99%) Android SDK
16 10 (3.62%) React
16 10 (3.62%) Ruby on Rails
17 9 (3.26%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.84%) User Experience
2 19 (6.88%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.26%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.17%) iPad
7 6 (2.17%) iPhone
8 5 (1.81%) Social Media
9 3 (1.09%) CESG
9 3 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.09%) Wiki
10 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.72%) Blog
10 2 (0.72%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.72%) STB
11 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.36%) NHS
11 1 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.77%) Linux
2 15 (5.43%) Android
3 8 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.17%) Windows
5 5 (1.81%) CentOS
6 3 (1.09%) Unix
6 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (97.46%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (43.84%) TDD
3 74 (26.81%) Kanban
4 66 (23.91%) BDD
5 60 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (17.03%) Open Source
7 37 (13.41%) OO
7 37 (13.41%) Software Delivery
8 36 (13.04%) DevOps
9 34 (12.32%) Microservices
10 32 (11.59%) Mentoring
10 32 (11.59%) User Stories
11 30 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (10.87%) Pair Programming
12 28 (10.14%) SDLC
13 27 (9.78%) Unit Testing
14 26 (9.42%) Coaching
14 26 (9.42%) SOA
15 22 (7.97%) Project Management
15 22 (7.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 122 (44.20%) Java
2 84 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 41 (14.86%) Scala
4 37 (13.41%) Ruby
5 30 (10.87%) PHP
6 25 (9.06%) Python
7 22 (7.97%) SQL
8 16 (5.80%) C#
8 16 (5.80%) Groovy
9 15 (5.43%) Clojure
10 10 (3.62%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.90%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.17%) C
13 4 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.72%) C++
15 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.36%) Jython
16 1 (0.36%) Perl
16 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.90%) ISEB
2 5 (1.81%) Degree
3 3 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.09%) CISSP
3 3 (1.09%) CLAS
3 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) CITP
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.25%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (5.43%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (4.71%) Docker
3 7 (2.54%) Varnish
4 6 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.81%) NFS
5 5 (1.81%) Squid
6 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (10.14%) Puppet
2 14 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.17%) Ansible
4 5 (1.81%) Grafana
4 5 (1.81%) Graphite
4 5 (1.81%) Graylog
4 5 (1.81%) HAProxy
4 5 (1.81%) Icinga
4 5 (1.81%) Nagios
4 5 (1.81%) StatsD
4 5 (1.81%) Terraform
5 3 (1.09%) SCCM
6 2 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.72%) Opsview
7 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.36%) Mesos
Vendors
1 20 (7.25%) Oracle
2 13 (4.71%) Red Hat
3 8 (2.90%) VMware
4 7 (2.54%) Google
5 6 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.81%) F5
6 5 (1.81%) New Relic
6 5 (1.81%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.09%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.09%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.72%) Apple
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco
9 1 (0.36%) HP
9 1 (0.36%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.36%) Rally
9 1 (0.36%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) Twitter
9 1 (0.36%) Zend
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