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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 40 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 59 95 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.48% 8.14% 8.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 10.07% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 65 50
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£363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £420 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +7.18%
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
1095 943 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.08% 80.81% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 651 328
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £110.00 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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.

1 115 (97.46%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.97%) .NET
3 32 (27.12%) Java
4 31 (26.27%) MVC
4 31 (26.27%) TDD
5 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
5 25 (21.19%) SQL Server
6 23 (19.49%) C#
7 22 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (17.80%) SQL
9 18 (15.25%) HTML
10 17 (14.41%) Oracle
11 16 (13.56%) Kanban
12 15 (12.71%) jQuery
12 15 (12.71%) .NET Framework
12 15 (12.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (12.71%) User Stories
12 15 (12.71%) Finance
12 15 (12.71%) CSS
12 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
12 15 (12.71%) E-Commerce
12 15 (12.71%) Coaching
13 13 (11.02%) Mentoring
13 13 (11.02%) Automated Testing
14 12 (10.17%) BDD
14 12 (10.17%) Spring
14 12 (10.17%) Linux
14 12 (10.17%) NHS
14 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET
15 11 (9.32%) ITSM

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (5.93%) Apache
2 4 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.54%) JBoss
3 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
5 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.85%) uiautomator
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.85%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Trello
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) Skype
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.32%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.63%) MySQL
4 8 (6.78%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.69%) DB2
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.85%) Redis
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Git (software)
1 11 (9.32%) Cucumber
1 11 (9.32%) SpecFlow
2 7 (5.93%) Selenium
3 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.39%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.39%) Subversion
6 3 (2.54%) JIRA
6 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.69%) NUnit
7 2 (1.69%) JUnit
7 2 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.69%) Hudson
8 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Ant
8 1 (0.85%) JMeter
8 1 (0.85%) Maven
8 1 (0.85%) Calabash
General
1 15 (12.71%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Retail
3 3 (2.54%) Advertising
4 2 (1.69%) Games
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (41.53%) Developer
2 17 (14.41%) Java Developer
2 17 (14.41%) .NET Developer
3 13 (11.02%) Tester
4 12 (10.17%) ScrumMaster
5 11 (9.32%) Agile Tester
6 10 (8.47%) Project Manager
6 10 (8.47%) Analyst
7 9 (7.63%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (6.78%) Software Tester
8 8 (6.78%) Architect
8 8 (6.78%) Business Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Agile Project Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (2.54%) Mobile Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.97%) .NET
2 18 (15.25%) HTML
3 15 (12.71%) CSS
3 15 (12.71%) .NET Framework
3 15 (12.71%) jQuery
4 12 (10.17%) Spring
4 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET
5 11 (9.32%) Gherkin
6 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.78%) XML
7 8 (6.78%) WCF
8 7 (5.93%) Velocity
8 7 (5.93%) J2EE
8 7 (5.93%) Web Services
9 6 (5.08%) RESTful
9 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (5.08%) Entity Framework
9 6 (5.08%) REST
9 6 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) NHS
2 5 (4.24%) Open Source
3 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.69%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.85%) Online Games
6 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Blog
6 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Linux
2 9 (7.63%) Windows
3 3 (2.54%) UNIX
3 3 (2.54%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.54%) Android
4 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (97.46%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.27%) TDD
2 31 (26.27%) MVC
3 22 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (13.56%) Kanban
5 15 (12.71%) User Stories
5 15 (12.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (12.71%) Coaching
5 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
5 15 (12.71%) E-Commerce
6 13 (11.02%) Automated Testing
6 13 (11.02%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.17%) BDD
8 11 (9.32%) Automation Testing
8 11 (9.32%) ITSM
9 10 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (8.47%) Service Management
9 10 (8.47%) Matrix Management
10 9 (7.63%) Project Management
11 8 (6.78%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.12%) Java
2 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
3 23 (19.49%) C#
4 21 (17.80%) SQL
5 10 (8.47%) PHP
5 10 (8.47%) Ruby
6 8 (6.78%) Python
7 7 (5.93%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.54%) PHP5
8 3 (2.54%) Scala
8 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.69%) C
9 2 (1.69%) VB
9 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.85%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) Groovy
10 1 (0.85%) XPath
10 1 (0.85%) XAML
10 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) ISEB
2 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Xen
2 1 (0.85%) XenServer
2 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Puppet
1 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.54%) Cobbler
2 3 (2.54%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.85%) Nagios
3 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (14.41%) Oracle
2 6 (5.08%) Sitecore
3 4 (3.39%) IBM
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.85%) BEA
4 1 (0.85%) ATG
4 1 (0.85%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (0.85%) hybris
4 1 (0.85%) Splunk
4 1 (0.85%) Twitter
4 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
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