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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 36 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 73 82 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.35% 6.82% 9.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 8.32% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 59 52
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
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
1141 986 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.59% 82.03% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 705 320
Average daily rate £360 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -49.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £12.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £110.00 £38.00
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 2 June 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 2 June 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.

1 141 (97.24%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.97%) .NET
3 38 (26.21%) TDD
4 37 (25.52%) Java
4 37 (25.52%) SQL Server
5 36 (24.83%) MVC
6 33 (22.76%) C#
6 33 (22.76%) SQL
6 33 (22.76%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
8 26 (17.93%) PRINCE2
8 26 (17.93%) Coaching
9 24 (16.55%) E-Commerce
10 22 (15.17%) Oracle
11 21 (14.48%) HTML
11 21 (14.48%) NHS
11 21 (14.48%) jQuery
11 21 (14.48%) Mentoring
12 20 (13.79%) SpecFlow
12 20 (13.79%) Automated Testing
13 19 (13.10%) ITSM
13 19 (13.10%) Matrix Management
14 18 (12.41%) Service Management
14 18 (12.41%) Software Delivery
15 17 (11.72%) User Stories
15 17 (11.72%) CSS
16 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET
16 16 (11.03%) Kanban
16 16 (11.03%) Cucumber
16 16 (11.03%) BDD

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 8 (5.52%) Apache
2 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.07%) JBoss
4 2 (1.38%) Node.js
5 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.69%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.69%) Confluence
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (0.69%) CICS
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.69%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) GitHub
2 1 (0.69%) Trello
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) Skype
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.59%) MySQL
3 10 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.83%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.38%) DB2
8 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.69%) Big Data
9 1 (0.69%) Redis
9 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.69%) Adabas
9 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (13.79%) SpecFlow
2 16 (11.03%) Cucumber
3 14 (9.66%) Selenium
4 10 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.52%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.52%) NUnit
6 7 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.14%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.76%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.07%) JIRA
9 3 (2.07%) JUnit
10 2 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.38%) Subversion
11 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.69%) Maven
11 1 (0.69%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.69%) Hudson
General
1 15 (10.34%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.07%) Retail
4 2 (1.38%) Advertising
4 2 (1.38%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (39.31%) Developer
2 20 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 17 (11.72%) Tester
3 17 (11.72%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.03%) Delivery Manager
5 15 (10.34%) ScrumMaster
5 15 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 14 (9.66%) Agile Tester
7 13 (8.97%) Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) Software Tester
8 8 (5.52%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) Architect
8 8 (5.52%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Agile .NET Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Mobile Web Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Agile Project Manager
10 6 (4.14%) Mobile Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.97%) .NET
2 21 (14.48%) HTML
2 21 (14.48%) jQuery
3 17 (11.72%) CSS
4 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET
4 16 (11.03%) Gherkin
4 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 13 (8.97%) Spring
7 11 (7.59%) AngularJS
8 10 (6.90%) Web Services
9 9 (6.21%) Velocity
9 9 (6.21%) WCF
9 9 (6.21%) XML
9 9 (6.21%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (5.52%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (4.83%) HTML5
11 7 (4.83%) J2EE
12 6 (4.14%) Entity Framework
12 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) NHS
2 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.38%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.69%) User Experience
4 1 (0.69%) Blog
4 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.69%) iPhone
4 1 (0.69%) BBC
4 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.59%) Linux
2 9 (6.21%) Windows
3 3 (2.07%) UNIX
4 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (97.24%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.21%) TDD
3 36 (24.83%) MVC
4 33 (22.76%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (17.93%) PRINCE2
5 26 (17.93%) Coaching
6 24 (16.55%) E-Commerce
7 21 (14.48%) Mentoring
8 20 (13.79%) Automated Testing
9 19 (13.10%) ITSM
9 19 (13.10%) Matrix Management
10 18 (12.41%) Service Management
10 18 (12.41%) Software Delivery
11 17 (11.72%) User Stories
12 16 (11.03%) Kanban
12 16 (11.03%) BDD
12 16 (11.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (9.66%) Project Management
13 14 (9.66%) Automation Testing
14 12 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.52%) Java
2 33 (22.76%) C#
2 33 (22.76%) SQL
3 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.28%) T-SQL
4 12 (8.28%) Ruby
5 11 (7.59%) PHP
6 9 (6.21%) Python
7 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.07%) Scala
7 3 (2.07%) PHP5
7 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.38%) VB
8 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.38%) C
8 2 (1.38%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) XPath
9 1 (0.69%) Clojure
9 1 (0.69%) Groovy
9 1 (0.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.07%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.07%) ISEB
3 1 (0.69%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) Xen
2 1 (0.69%) vSphere
2 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) Puppet
1 4 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.07%) Cobbler
2 3 (2.07%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.69%) Salt
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (15.17%) Oracle
2 11 (7.59%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.45%) IBM
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.69%) Twitter
4 1 (0.69%) SaltStack
4 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.69%) Splunk
4 1 (0.69%) hybris
4 1 (0.69%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (0.69%) ATG
4 1 (0.69%) BEA
4 1 (0.69%) Nokia
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