The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 33 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 47 71 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.65% 7.65% 9.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.90% 9.67% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 69
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£361 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £418 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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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
796 734 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.81% 79.09% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 404 499
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.27% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £30.13 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 60 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.55%) Finance
3 32 (24.24%) C#
3 32 (24.24%) .NET
4 29 (21.97%) QA
5 28 (21.21%) TDD
6 27 (20.45%) Java
7 26 (19.70%) SQL
8 20 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 20 (15.15%) MVC
8 20 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 20 (15.15%) User Stories
9 19 (14.39%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (14.39%) BDD
9 19 (14.39%) Project Management
10 18 (13.64%) Business Analysis
11 16 (12.12%) Test Scripting
12 15 (11.36%) XML
13 14 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (10.61%) HTML
13 14 (10.61%) WCF
14 13 (9.85%) JIRA
14 13 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
14 13 (9.85%) Web Services
15 12 (9.09%) UML
16 11 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (8.33%) VB.NET
16 11 (8.33%) Telecoms
16 11 (8.33%) Banking

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.79%) Confluence
2 2 (1.52%) Node.js
3 1 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) MS Project
2 2 (1.52%) MS Office
2 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.03%) MySQL
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.27%) SQLPlus
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) JIRA
1 13 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.30%) Selenium
2 7 (5.30%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.30%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.30%) Maven
3 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.27%) JUnit
4 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.76%) WebSpeed
5 1 (0.76%) Subversion
5 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.76%) Ant
5 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.76%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.76%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.76%) Behat
5 1 (0.76%) dotCover
5 1 (0.76%) JBehave
5 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (29.55%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (3.79%) Advertising
4 3 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (1.52%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (31.82%) Developer
2 34 (25.76%) Analyst
3 30 (22.73%) Business Analyst
4 15 (11.36%) Project Manager
5 14 (10.61%) Tester
6 12 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
7 10 (7.58%) Agile Business Analyst
7 10 (7.58%) Manual Tester
8 9 (6.82%) Functional Tester
9 8 (6.06%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (6.06%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Telecoms Business Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.24%) .NET
2 15 (11.36%) XML
3 14 (10.61%) HTML
3 14 (10.61%) WCF
4 13 (9.85%) Web Services
5 10 (7.58%) WinForms
6 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 8 (6.06%) jQuery
7 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (4.55%) HTML5
9 5 (3.79%) REST
9 5 (3.79%) CSS
9 5 (3.79%) J2EE
9 5 (3.79%) Spring
10 4 (3.03%) WPF
11 3 (2.27%) LAMP
11 3 (2.27%) Spring MVC
12 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.52%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.27%) Open Source
2 3 (2.27%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.76%) Social Media
4 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.76%) PMI
4 1 (0.76%) NHS
4 1 (0.76%) Equities
4 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.06%) Windows
2 7 (5.30%) Linux
3 4 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) UNIX
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.21%) TDD
3 20 (15.15%) Software Engineering
3 20 (15.15%) MVC
3 20 (15.15%) User Stories
4 19 (14.39%) BDD
4 19 (14.39%) Project Management
5 18 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 16 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 14 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (9.09%) UML
9 11 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.58%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.82%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.30%) Migration
12 7 (5.30%) Release Management
12 7 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (5.30%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.30%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.24%) C#
2 27 (20.45%) Java
3 26 (19.70%) SQL
4 20 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.58%) PHP
7 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.30%) X++
9 5 (3.79%) Python
10 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.27%) Ruby
12 2 (1.52%) VB
12 2 (1.52%) C++
13 1 (0.76%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) ISEB
2 4 (3.03%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.76%) APMP
4 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (21.97%) QA
2 3 (2.27%) FATCA
2 3 (2.27%) COBIT
3 2 (1.52%) AIFMD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (7.58%) Oracle
2 7 (5.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.52%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.76%) Perforce
4 1 (0.76%) hybris
4 1 (0.76%) JBoss
4 1 (0.76%) Progress
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