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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 47 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 43 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.50% 5.57% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 7.09% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 37
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£350 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £264 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £365 £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 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.00%
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
987 762 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.31% 78.56% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 468 406
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.45 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £20.65 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 81 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.14%) TDD
3 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.24%) C#
4 17 (20.24%) .NET
4 17 (20.24%) Finance
5 15 (17.86%) Java
6 13 (15.48%) HTML
6 13 (15.48%) BDD
7 12 (14.29%) jQuery
7 12 (14.29%) MVC
8 11 (13.10%) SQL
8 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
8 11 (13.10%) CSS
8 11 (13.10%) Project Management
8 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.10%) Kanban
9 9 (10.71%) PHP
9 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
9 9 (10.71%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.71%) JIRA
9 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
9 9 (10.71%) User Stories
10 8 (9.52%) Cucumber
10 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (9.52%) .NET Framework
10 8 (9.52%) QA
10 8 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 8 (9.52%) Ruby

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 2 (2.38%) Confluence
1 2 (2.38%) uiautomator
1 2 (2.38%) CMS
1 2 (2.38%) IIS
1 2 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (1.19%) Node.js
2 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Project
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Trello
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) MySQL
3 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.19%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.19%) OLAP
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.19%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) JIRA
1 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 7 (8.33%) Selenium
4 6 (7.14%) Subversion
5 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.38%) Hudson
6 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.38%) eggPlant
6 2 (2.38%) Appium
6 2 (2.38%) Calabash
7 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.19%) Maven
7 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.14%) Advertising
4 5 (5.95%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Developer
2 11 (13.10%) Analyst
2 11 (13.10%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.90%) ScrumMaster
3 10 (11.90%) Tester
4 9 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Agile Coach
6 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Architect
7 3 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Product Owner
7 3 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Agile Tester
7 3 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) .NET
2 13 (15.48%) HTML
3 12 (14.29%) jQuery
4 11 (13.10%) CSS
5 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.33%) Web Services
7 5 (5.95%) XML
7 5 (5.95%) HTML5
7 5 (5.95%) WPF
8 4 (4.76%) CSS3
8 4 (4.76%) Ajax
9 3 (3.57%) J2EE
9 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.57%) REST
9 3 (3.57%) RESTful
9 3 (3.57%) WCF
10 2 (2.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) Online Games
3 2 (2.38%) Open Source
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.38%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.19%) PMI
4 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Windows
3 5 (5.95%) Android
4 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.19%) UNIX
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.14%) TDD
3 13 (15.48%) BDD
4 12 (14.29%) MVC
5 11 (13.10%) Project Management
5 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.10%) Kanban
6 9 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.71%) User Stories
7 8 (9.52%) Test Scripting
8 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Web Development
9 6 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.14%) Automation Testing
9 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.14%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (20.24%) C#
3 15 (17.86%) Java
4 11 (13.10%) SQL
5 9 (10.71%) PHP
6 8 (9.52%) Ruby
7 5 (5.95%) Python
7 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.38%) Perl
9 1 (1.19%) VB
9 1 (1.19%) XAML
9 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) ISEB
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.19%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Puppet
1 4 (4.76%) Cobbler
1 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.57%) VMware
4 2 (2.38%) hybris
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) ATG
5 1 (1.19%) Zend
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
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