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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 28 19 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs citing Scrum 71 78 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.13% 7.95% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 9.75% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 52 13
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£388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £399 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £38.90
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.25%
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
986 800 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.07% 81.55% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 496 271
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 £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £16.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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.

1 108 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 29 (26.13%) Java
4 28 (25.23%) TDD
5 26 (23.42%) .NET
6 24 (21.62%) MVC
7 21 (18.92%) HTML
8 20 (18.02%) SQL Server
9 19 (17.12%) C#
10 18 (16.22%) CSS
10 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (15.32%) .NET Framework
12 16 (14.41%) jQuery
12 16 (14.41%) PHP
12 16 (14.41%) SQL
13 15 (13.51%) Ruby
14 14 (12.61%) Kanban
14 14 (12.61%) Finance
14 14 (12.61%) Oracle
14 14 (12.61%) Linux
15 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
15 13 (11.71%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (11.71%) User Stories
15 13 (11.71%) Coaching
16 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
16 12 (10.81%) Cucumber
16 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
16 12 (10.81%) Automated Testing
17 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (9.91%) Automation Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (6.31%) Apache
2 3 (2.70%) IIS
3 2 (1.80%) uiautomator
3 2 (1.80%) CMS
3 2 (1.80%) Node.js
4 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Office
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Trello
2 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) MySQL
3 8 (7.21%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.90%) Big Data
7 1 (0.90%) Redis
7 1 (0.90%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.90%) OLAP
7 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.90%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Cucumber
1 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.91%) SpecFlow
3 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.41%) Subversion
4 6 (5.41%) Selenium
5 3 (2.70%) Hudson
5 3 (2.70%) JIRA
5 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.80%) Appium
6 2 (1.80%) NUnit
6 2 (1.80%) eggPlant
6 2 (1.80%) Calabash
6 2 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.90%) Ant
7 1 (0.90%) JUnit
7 1 (0.90%) Maven
General
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.60%) Advertising
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Games
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (36.94%) Developer
2 15 (13.51%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.61%) Tester
4 13 (11.71%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.71%) ScrumMaster
5 11 (9.91%) Agile Tester
5 11 (9.91%) Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Software Tester
6 8 (7.21%) Agile .NET Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Architect
8 4 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Agile Coach
9 3 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) .NET
2 21 (18.92%) HTML
3 18 (16.22%) CSS
4 17 (15.32%) .NET Framework
5 16 (14.41%) jQuery
6 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (9.91%) Gherkin
6 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET
7 8 (7.21%) Spring
8 7 (6.31%) HTML5
8 7 (6.31%) Web Services
8 7 (6.31%) XML
8 7 (6.31%) J2EE
9 6 (5.41%) Velocity
10 5 (4.50%) CSS3
10 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.50%) Symfony
10 5 (4.50%) WCF
10 5 (4.50%) Ajax
10 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) NHS
2 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.70%) Open Source
3 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.80%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.80%) Online Games
4 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.61%) Linux
2 8 (7.21%) Windows
3 5 (4.50%) Android
4 2 (1.80%) UNIX
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.23%) TDD
3 24 (21.62%) MVC
4 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (12.61%) Kanban
6 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
6 13 (11.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (11.71%) User Stories
6 13 (11.71%) Coaching
7 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.81%) Automated Testing
8 11 (9.91%) Automation Testing
8 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
9 10 (9.01%) DevOps
10 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.21%) Project Management
11 8 (7.21%) RUP
11 8 (7.21%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.21%) BDD
12 7 (6.31%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 29 (26.13%) Java
3 19 (17.12%) C#
4 16 (14.41%) PHP
4 16 (14.41%) SQL
5 15 (13.51%) Ruby
6 11 (9.91%) Python
7 7 (6.31%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.70%) Scala
9 3 (2.70%) PHP5
9 3 (2.70%) VB
10 2 (1.80%) XAML
10 2 (1.80%) C
10 2 (1.80%) Perl
11 1 (0.90%) Clojure
11 1 (0.90%) Groovy
11 1 (0.90%) C++
11 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) VCP4
2 2 (1.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.90%) vSphere
2 1 (0.90%) Xen
2 1 (0.90%) XenServer
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Puppet
1 7 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.41%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.90%) Nagios
3 1 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Oracle
2 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (0.90%) hybris
3 1 (0.90%) Splunk
3 1 (0.90%) Zend
3 1 (0.90%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.90%) IBM
3 1 (0.90%) ATG
3 1 (0.90%) SaltStack
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago