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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 29 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 87 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.35% 5.18% 7.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 6.33% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 43 49
Average daily rate
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£357 £360 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £423 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
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
1361 869 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.75% 81.90% 78.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 595 376
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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.

1 154 (96.86%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.82%) SQL Server
3 45 (28.30%) TDD
4 43 (27.04%) SQL
5 42 (26.42%) .NET
5 42 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (25.16%) Java
6 40 (25.16%) C#
7 36 (22.64%) MVC
8 32 (20.13%) E-Commerce
9 27 (16.98%) NHS
9 27 (16.98%) jQuery
10 26 (16.35%) Kanban
10 26 (16.35%) PRINCE2
11 25 (15.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (15.72%) Coaching
12 23 (14.47%) Mentoring
12 23 (14.47%) BDD
12 23 (14.47%) T-SQL
12 23 (14.47%) Oracle
13 22 (13.84%) HTML
14 20 (12.58%) JavaScript
14 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET
14 20 (12.58%) Project Management
14 20 (12.58%) SpecFlow
14 20 (12.58%) Software Delivery
15 19 (11.95%) Automated Testing
15 19 (11.95%) Matrix Management
15 19 (11.95%) ITSM
15 19 (11.95%) Finance

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (5.03%) Apache
2 4 (2.52%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.89%) JBoss
3 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.26%) CMS
4 2 (1.26%) Node.js
5 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.63%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.63%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) MS Project
2 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.26%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) DNS
1 2 (1.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (30.82%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (7.55%) MySQL
4 10 (6.29%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.77%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.26%) DB2
10 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.63%) Redis
11 1 (0.63%) Big Data
11 1 (0.63%) Informix
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.63%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 20 (12.58%) SpecFlow
2 15 (9.43%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.43%) Selenium
3 13 (8.18%) Cucumber
3 13 (8.18%) NUnit
4 10 (6.29%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.40%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.14%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.52%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.52%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.89%) JUnit
9 3 (1.89%) JIRA
9 3 (1.89%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.26%) Subversion
11 1 (0.63%) Maven
11 1 (0.63%) Ant
11 1 (0.63%) JMeter
General
1 19 (11.95%) Finance
2 3 (1.89%) Games
2 3 (1.89%) Retail
3 2 (1.26%) Back Office
3 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (42.77%) Developer
2 20 (12.58%) .NET Developer
3 18 (11.32%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.69%) Delivery Manager
5 16 (10.06%) Architect
5 16 (10.06%) Project Manager
6 15 (9.43%) ScrumMaster
7 12 (7.55%) Tester
8 11 (6.92%) Technical Architect
8 11 (6.92%) Analyst
9 10 (6.29%) Agile Tester
10 9 (5.66%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Test Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) Database Developer
12 6 (3.77%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.77%) Mobile Developer
12 6 (3.77%) Mobile Web Developer
13 5 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
13 5 (3.14%) Business Analyst
13 5 (3.14%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (26.42%) .NET
2 27 (16.98%) jQuery
3 25 (15.72%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (13.84%) HTML
5 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET
6 17 (10.69%) CSS
7 14 (8.81%) Web Services
8 13 (8.18%) Spring
8 13 (8.18%) RESTful
8 13 (8.18%) Gherkin
8 13 (8.18%) AngularJS
9 12 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (6.92%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (6.92%) WCF
11 9 (5.66%) .NET Framework
11 9 (5.66%) XML
12 8 (5.03%) JSON
12 8 (5.03%) J2EE
12 8 (5.03%) HTML5
13 7 (4.40%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.98%) NHS
2 6 (3.77%) User Experience
3 4 (2.52%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.89%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) BBC
6 1 (0.63%) Equities
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Wiki
6 1 (0.63%) Blog
6 1 (0.63%) W3C
6 1 (0.63%) iPhone
6 1 (0.63%) Social Media
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.43%) Linux
2 3 (1.89%) UNIX
3 2 (1.26%) Windows
3 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.26%) Android
3 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (96.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (28.30%) TDD
3 42 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (22.64%) MVC
5 32 (20.13%) E-Commerce
6 26 (16.35%) PRINCE2
6 26 (16.35%) Kanban
7 25 (15.72%) Coaching
8 23 (14.47%) Mentoring
8 23 (14.47%) BDD
9 20 (12.58%) Project Management
9 20 (12.58%) Software Delivery
10 19 (11.95%) ITSM
10 19 (11.95%) Automated Testing
10 19 (11.95%) Matrix Management
11 18 (11.32%) Service Management
11 18 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (9.43%) User Stories
12 15 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (6.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.04%) SQL
2 40 (25.16%) C#
2 40 (25.16%) Java
3 23 (14.47%) T-SQL
4 20 (12.58%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.81%) Ruby
6 11 (6.92%) PHP
7 8 (5.03%) Python
8 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.14%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.52%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.89%) Scala
10 3 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.89%) PHP5
11 2 (1.26%) C
12 1 (0.63%) VB
12 1 (0.63%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) C++
12 1 (0.63%) COBOL
12 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.89%) ISEB
2 3 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.26%) Degree
3 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.32%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Xen
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) XenServer
2 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) Puppet
2 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.89%) Cobbler
3 3 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.63%) Nagios
4 1 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (14.47%) Oracle
2 16 (10.06%) Sitecore
3 9 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.40%) IBM
5 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.63%) ATG
6 1 (0.63%) VMware
6 1 (0.63%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.63%) BEA
6 1 (0.63%) Nokia
6 1 (0.63%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.63%) hybris
6 1 (0.63%) Splunk
6 1 (0.63%) Twitter
6 1 (0.63%) SaltStack
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