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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 8 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 177 90 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.07% 5.51% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.35% 6.47% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 59 27
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
1153 1391 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.16% 85.23% 79.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 973 508
Median daily rate £420 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +31.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £10.66 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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.

1 323 (97.58%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (45.02%) Java
3 126 (38.07%) TDD
4 109 (32.93%) HTML
5 104 (31.42%) JavaScript
6 94 (28.40%) Kanban
6 94 (28.40%) RESTful
7 91 (27.49%) CSS
8 85 (25.68%) User Experience
9 83 (25.08%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (24.47%) Git (software)
11 75 (22.66%) HTML5
12 74 (22.36%) Scala
13 72 (21.75%) Spring
14 71 (21.45%) Jenkins
15 67 (20.24%) BDD
16 64 (19.34%) Open Source
17 62 (18.73%) CSS3
18 59 (17.82%) Linux
19 52 (15.71%) User Stories
20 50 (15.11%) Ruby
21 49 (14.80%) JIRA
21 49 (14.80%) OO
21 49 (14.80%) Microservices
22 45 (13.60%) Mentoring
23 43 (12.99%) JSON
24 41 (12.39%) Continuous Improvement
25 40 (12.08%) Selenium
26 39 (11.78%) Software Delivery
26 39 (11.78%) Front End Development

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 33 (9.97%) Confluence
2 10 (3.02%) Apache
2 10 (3.02%) CMS
2 10 (3.02%) nginx
2 10 (3.02%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.72%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.11%) Apache Solr
4 7 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (2.11%) Drupal
5 6 (1.81%) GlassFish
6 5 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.21%) Jetty
8 2 (0.60%) JBoss
8 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.30%) IIS
9 1 (0.30%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.60%) InVision
2 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.60%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.30%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.57%) GitHub
2 14 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.51%) Office 365
4 5 (1.51%) PaaS
5 4 (1.21%) SaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.30%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.74%) HTTP
2 11 (3.32%) DNS
3 6 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (1.81%) Firewall
3 6 (1.81%) LDAP
3 6 (1.81%) Network Security
4 3 (0.91%) Internet
4 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.60%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) FTP
6 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.48%) Relational Database
2 36 (10.88%) NoSQL
3 32 (9.67%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.32%) MySQL
4 11 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.02%) SQL Server
6 9 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (2.72%) Redis
7 5 (1.51%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.91%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.60%) Big Data
9 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.60%) Riak
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.30%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.30%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 81 (24.47%) Git (software)
2 71 (21.45%) Jenkins
3 49 (14.80%) JIRA
4 40 (12.08%) Selenium
5 35 (10.57%) Cucumber
6 29 (8.76%) JUnit
7 23 (6.95%) Subversion
8 19 (5.74%) Mercurial
9 17 (5.14%) Maven
10 10 (3.02%) JMeter
10 10 (3.02%) WebDriver
10 10 (3.02%) Xcode
11 8 (2.42%) Android Studio
12 7 (2.11%) Gradle
13 6 (1.81%) Gitweb
14 5 (1.51%) RSpec
15 4 (1.21%) Capybara
15 4 (1.21%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.21%) LoadRunner
15 4 (1.21%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (6.65%) Finance
2 10 (3.02%) Games
3 4 (1.21%) Banking
3 4 (1.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.91%) Retail
5 2 (0.60%) Billing
5 2 (0.60%) iGaming
5 2 (0.60%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.30%) Back Office
6 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.30%) Publishing
6 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (50.76%) Developer
2 67 (20.24%) Java Developer
3 34 (10.27%) Analyst
3 34 (10.27%) Scala Developer
4 32 (9.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 32 (9.67%) Scrum Master
5 31 (9.37%) Business Analyst
6 30 (9.06%) Senior Developer
7 28 (8.46%) Senior Java Developer
8 26 (7.85%) Java Scala Developer
9 22 (6.65%) Agile Business Analyst
10 21 (6.34%) Agile Developer
11 20 (6.04%) Architect
12 19 (5.74%) Senior Java Scala Developer
12 19 (5.74%) Senior Scala Developer
13 16 (4.83%) Agile Java Developer
13 16 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
13 16 (4.83%) Tester
14 15 (4.53%) JavaScript Developer
15 14 (4.23%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (32.93%) HTML
2 94 (28.40%) RESTful
3 91 (27.49%) CSS
4 75 (22.66%) HTML5
5 72 (21.75%) Spring
6 62 (18.73%) CSS3
7 43 (12.99%) JSON
8 31 (9.37%) Hibernate
8 31 (9.37%) Play Framework
8 31 (9.37%) REST
9 30 (9.06%) Node.js
10 26 (7.85%) Ajax
10 26 (7.85%) Django
11 25 (7.55%) AngularJS
12 24 (7.25%) Web Services
13 22 (6.65%) Ruby on Rails
14 20 (6.04%) jQuery
15 17 (5.14%) Spring MVC
16 16 (4.83%) Guice
17 12 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 85 (25.68%) User Experience
2 21 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.14%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.63%) Social Media
5 8 (2.42%) iPhone
6 7 (2.11%) iPad
7 6 (1.81%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.51%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.51%) Tandem
9 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.91%) CESG
9 3 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.60%) Blog
10 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.60%) Wiki
11 1 (0.30%) Animation
11 1 (0.30%) NHS
11 1 (0.30%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.82%) Linux
2 18 (5.44%) Android
3 14 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.42%) Windows
5 7 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.11%) Unix
5 7 (2.11%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.81%) CentOS
7 4 (1.21%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (97.58%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (38.07%) TDD
3 94 (28.40%) Kanban
4 83 (25.08%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (20.24%) BDD
6 64 (19.34%) Open Source
7 52 (15.71%) User Stories
8 49 (14.80%) Microservices
8 49 (14.80%) OO
9 45 (13.60%) Mentoring
10 41 (12.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 39 (11.78%) Front End Development
11 39 (11.78%) Software Delivery
12 38 (11.48%) Automated Testing
13 35 (10.57%) Pair Programming
14 34 (10.27%) DevOps
15 32 (9.67%) SOA
16 30 (9.06%) Coaching
17 29 (8.76%) MVC
18 28 (8.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (45.02%) Java
2 104 (31.42%) JavaScript
3 74 (22.36%) Scala
4 50 (15.11%) Ruby
5 35 (10.57%) Python
6 25 (7.55%) C#
7 24 (7.25%) Groovy
7 24 (7.25%) SQL
8 23 (6.95%) PHP
9 20 (6.04%) Clojure
10 14 (4.23%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.81%) C
12 4 (1.21%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.91%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.60%) Perl
14 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.30%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (1.51%) Degree
1 5 (1.51%) ISEB
2 3 (0.91%) CISSP
2 3 (0.91%) CLAS
2 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.30%) CITP
4 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.44%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (5.74%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (3.63%) Docker
3 7 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.81%) NFS
4 6 (1.81%) Squid
4 6 (1.81%) Varnish
5 3 (0.91%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (9.06%) Puppet
2 22 (6.65%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.42%) Ansible
4 6 (1.81%) Grafana
4 6 (1.81%) Graphite
4 6 (1.81%) Graylog
4 6 (1.81%) HAProxy
4 6 (1.81%) Icinga
4 6 (1.81%) Nagios
4 6 (1.81%) StatsD
4 6 (1.81%) Terraform
5 3 (0.91%) SCCM
6 2 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.60%) Opsview
7 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (4.83%) Google
1 16 (4.83%) Oracle
2 12 (3.63%) VMware
3 10 (3.02%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.02%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.81%) F5
4 6 (1.81%) New Relic
4 6 (1.81%) Palo Alto
5 4 (1.21%) SaltStack
6 3 (0.91%) Twitter
7 2 (0.60%) Apple
7 2 (0.60%) Cisco
7 2 (0.60%) HP
7 2 (0.60%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.60%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.30%) Calypso
8 1 (0.30%) IBM
8 1 (0.30%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.30%) Splunk
8 1 (0.30%) Temenos
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