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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 46 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 40 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.46% 5.24% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 6.65% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.71%
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
908 752 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.61% 78.83% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 450 415
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 85 (95.51%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) TDD
3 24 (26.97%) Finance
4 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
5 17 (19.10%) C#
6 16 (17.98%) .NET
6 16 (17.98%) Project Management
7 15 (16.85%) Java
8 13 (14.61%) HTML
8 13 (14.61%) BDD
9 12 (13.48%) User Stories
9 12 (13.48%) QA
9 12 (13.48%) jQuery
9 12 (13.48%) SQL
10 11 (12.36%) CSS
10 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (11.24%) Test Scripting
11 10 (11.24%) Kanban
11 10 (11.24%) PHP
11 10 (11.24%) MVC
11 10 (11.24%) Automated Testing
11 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
12 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
12 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
12 9 (10.11%) JIRA
12 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (8.99%) Web Development
13 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (8.99%) Web Services
13 8 (8.99%) Linux

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 3 (3.37%) CMS
2 2 (2.25%) Confluence
2 2 (2.25%) Apache
2 2 (2.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.12%) WordPress
3 1 (1.12%) Node.js
3 1 (1.12%) uiautomator
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Project
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) MySQL
3 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.12%) OLAP
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.12%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.11%) JIRA
2 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.74%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.74%) Selenium
4 5 (5.62%) Subversion
5 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.12%) Maven
6 1 (1.12%) Hudson
6 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.12%) Appium
6 1 (1.12%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.12%) Calabash
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.87%) Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Advertising
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Developer
2 16 (17.98%) Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Business Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) ScrumMaster
5 9 (10.11%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.99%) Tester
7 7 (7.87%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Agile Coach
10 4 (4.49%) Product Owner
10 4 (4.49%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Architect
11 3 (3.37%) Manual Tester
11 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.37%) SQL Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Telecoms Business Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) .NET
2 13 (14.61%) HTML
3 12 (13.48%) jQuery
4 11 (12.36%) CSS
5 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (8.99%) Web Services
5 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.74%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.62%) XML
7 5 (5.62%) WPF
7 5 (5.62%) HTML5
8 4 (4.49%) CSS3
8 4 (4.49%) Ajax
9 3 (3.37%) LAMP
9 3 (3.37%) WCF
9 3 (3.37%) RESTful
9 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (2.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) NHS
3 3 (3.37%) Open Source
4 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.12%) PMI
5 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Online Games
5 1 (1.12%) Social Media
5 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.49%) Android
2 4 (4.49%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) UNIX
3 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (95.51%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) TDD
3 16 (17.98%) Project Management
4 13 (14.61%) BDD
5 12 (13.48%) User Stories
6 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.24%) Test Scripting
7 10 (11.24%) Kanban
7 10 (11.24%) MVC
7 10 (11.24%) Automated Testing
7 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.99%) Web Development
9 7 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.87%) Agile Project Management
10 6 (6.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.74%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
2 17 (19.10%) C#
3 15 (16.85%) Java
4 12 (13.48%) SQL
5 10 (11.24%) PHP
6 7 (7.87%) Ruby
7 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.49%) Python
9 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.25%) Perl
10 1 (1.12%) VB
10 1 (1.12%) XAML
10 1 (1.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) ISEB
3 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.49%) Puppet
1 4 (4.49%) Cobbler
1 4 (4.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.37%) VMware
3 2 (2.25%) hybris
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) IBM
4 1 (1.12%) ATG
4 1 (1.12%) Zend
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.12%) LexisNexis
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