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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 11 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 152 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.49% 5.03% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.96% 5.84% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 73 67
Median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £38.77 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +0.70%
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
1271 1353 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.72% 86.18% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 1003 694
Median daily rate £425 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.89 £9.28 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £175.00 £53.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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.

1 249 (98.03%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (46.06%) TDD
3 112 (44.09%) Java
4 68 (26.77%) JavaScript
5 67 (26.38%) Kanban
5 67 (26.38%) BDD
6 58 (22.83%) HTML
7 57 (22.44%) Spring
8 55 (21.65%) Git (software)
9 54 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (20.87%) RESTful
11 49 (19.29%) CSS
12 42 (16.54%) Open Source
12 42 (16.54%) HTML5
13 41 (16.14%) User Experience
14 37 (14.57%) Linux
15 35 (13.78%) OO
16 34 (13.39%) Ruby
17 33 (12.99%) Software Delivery
17 33 (12.99%) CSS3
18 32 (12.60%) Scala
18 32 (12.60%) Pair Programming
19 31 (12.20%) Hibernate
19 31 (12.20%) Jenkins
19 31 (12.20%) DevOps
20 30 (11.81%) Microservices
20 30 (11.81%) JIRA
21 29 (11.42%) SQL
21 29 (11.42%) Mentoring
22 28 (11.02%) Unit Testing

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 11 (4.33%) Confluence
2 9 (3.54%) CMS
3 7 (2.76%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.36%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.36%) Drupal
5 5 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.57%) Apache
6 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.79%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.79%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.79%) Jetty
8 2 (0.79%) Moodle
8 2 (0.79%) nginx
8 2 (0.79%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.39%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.79%) InVision
2 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.87%) GitHub
2 6 (2.36%) Office 365
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.94%) DNS
2 9 (3.54%) Network Security
3 5 (1.97%) HTTP
3 5 (1.97%) LDAP
4 2 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.79%) Firewall
4 2 (0.79%) VoIP
5 1 (0.39%) FTP
5 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.45%) NoSQL
2 20 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.09%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.12%) MySQL
5 12 (4.72%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.36%) Redis
7 4 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.18%) NonStop SQL
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.79%) Riak
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.39%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 55 (21.65%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 30 (11.81%) JIRA
4 26 (10.24%) Selenium
5 25 (9.84%) Cucumber
6 17 (6.69%) Maven
7 13 (5.12%) JUnit
7 13 (5.12%) Mercurial
8 12 (4.72%) Android Studio
9 10 (3.94%) Subversion
10 9 (3.54%) WebDriver
11 7 (2.76%) Gradle
11 7 (2.76%) Xcode
12 4 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.57%) VersionOne
13 3 (1.18%) Ant
13 3 (1.18%) git-flow
13 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.79%) Mockito
General
1 8 (3.15%) Games
2 6 (2.36%) Finance
3 4 (1.57%) Online Betting
3 4 (1.57%) Retail
3 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.79%) iGaming
5 1 (0.39%) Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (48.43%) Developer
2 51 (20.08%) Java Developer
3 27 (10.63%) Scrum Master
4 25 (9.84%) Senior Developer
5 22 (8.66%) Analyst
6 21 (8.27%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (7.09%) Agile Developer
7 18 (7.09%) Scala Developer
8 16 (6.30%) Agile Java Developer
9 15 (5.91%) Android Developer
9 15 (5.91%) Java Scala Developer
10 13 (5.12%) Architect
10 13 (5.12%) Senior Java Scala Developer
10 13 (5.12%) Senior Scala Developer
11 12 (4.72%) Android Engineer
11 12 (4.72%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.72%) Ruby Developer
12 10 (3.94%) Business Analyst
12 10 (3.94%) Python Developer
13 9 (3.54%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (22.83%) HTML
2 57 (22.44%) Spring
3 53 (20.87%) RESTful
4 49 (19.29%) CSS
5 42 (16.54%) HTML5
6 33 (12.99%) CSS3
7 31 (12.20%) Hibernate
8 17 (6.69%) AngularJS
9 15 (5.91%) REST
10 14 (5.51%) jQuery
10 14 (5.51%) JSON
10 14 (5.51%) Web Services
11 13 (5.12%) J2EE
11 13 (5.12%) Node.js
12 12 (4.72%) Android SDK
13 9 (3.54%) .NET
13 9 (3.54%) Play Framework
14 8 (3.15%) Ajax
14 8 (3.15%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (3.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.14%) User Experience
2 17 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (6.30%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.54%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.97%) iPad
6 5 (1.97%) iPhone
6 5 (1.97%) Social Media
7 3 (1.18%) CESG
7 3 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.18%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.18%) Wiki
8 2 (0.79%) Blog
8 2 (0.79%) STB
9 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) PMI
9 1 (0.39%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.57%) Linux
2 16 (6.30%) Android
3 11 (4.33%) Windows
4 7 (2.76%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.97%) Unix
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.79%) CentOS
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (98.03%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (46.06%) TDD
3 67 (26.38%) BDD
3 67 (26.38%) Kanban
4 54 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (16.54%) Open Source
6 35 (13.78%) OO
7 33 (12.99%) Software Delivery
8 32 (12.60%) Pair Programming
9 31 (12.20%) DevOps
10 30 (11.81%) Microservices
11 29 (11.42%) Mentoring
12 28 (11.02%) Unit Testing
13 26 (10.24%) SDLC
14 25 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (9.84%) SOA
14 25 (9.84%) User Stories
15 24 (9.45%) Coaching
16 21 (8.27%) Web Development
17 19 (7.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (44.09%) Java
2 68 (26.77%) JavaScript
3 34 (13.39%) Ruby
4 32 (12.60%) Scala
5 29 (11.42%) SQL
6 27 (10.63%) PHP
7 24 (9.45%) Python
8 14 (5.51%) C#
8 14 (5.51%) Groovy
9 13 (5.12%) Clojure
10 11 (4.33%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.76%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.36%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.97%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.57%) C
14 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.79%) C++
15 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.39%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (3.54%) ISEB
2 6 (2.36%) Degree
3 3 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.18%) CISSP
3 3 (1.18%) CLAS
4 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) CBAP
5 1 (0.39%) CITP
5 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.87%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (5.12%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (4.72%) Docker
3 5 (1.97%) Varnish
4 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.79%) NFS
5 2 (0.79%) Squid
5 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.79%) vSphere
5 2 (0.79%) Xen
5 2 (0.79%) XenServer
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (10.63%) Puppet
2 11 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.18%) SCCM
4 2 (0.79%) Ansible
4 2 (0.79%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.79%) Grafana
4 2 (0.79%) Graphite
4 2 (0.79%) Graylog
4 2 (0.79%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.79%) Icinga
4 2 (0.79%) Nagios
4 2 (0.79%) Opsview
4 2 (0.79%) StatsD
4 2 (0.79%) Terraform
4 2 (0.79%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.39%) Mesos
Vendors
1 23 (9.06%) Oracle
2 10 (3.94%) Red Hat
3 8 (3.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.97%) Google
4 5 (1.97%) VMware
5 3 (1.18%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.79%) Apple
6 2 (0.79%) Cisco
6 2 (0.79%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (0.79%) F5
6 2 (0.79%) New Relic
6 2 (0.79%) Palo Alto
6 2 (0.79%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.39%) HP
7 1 (0.39%) Rally
7 1 (0.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) Twitter
7 1 (0.39%) Zend
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