The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 23 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 6.64% 3.83% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.14% 5.17% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £295 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £260 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £365 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.44%
Scrum
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 North Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 174 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 72.66% 74.04% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 121 57
Average daily rate £394 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.11 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.06% -93.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the North Yorkshire region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York -3 9 £400 +35.59% 6
Harrogate - 6 £400 - 4
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) CSS
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) BDD
4 10 (37.04%) Ajax
4 10 (37.04%) jQuery
5 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
5 7 (25.93%) MVC
5 7 (25.93%) CSS3
5 7 (25.93%) HTML5
5 7 (25.93%) Jasmine
6 6 (22.22%) J2EE
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) Struts
6 6 (22.22%) XML
6 6 (22.22%) XSL
6 6 (22.22%) XSLT
6 6 (22.22%) JBoss
6 6 (22.22%) XHTML
6 6 (22.22%) XPath
7 5 (18.52%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) JSTL
7 5 (18.52%) RESTful
7 5 (18.52%) Spring
7 5 (18.52%) JSP
7 5 (18.52%) Servlets
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) WebSphere MQ

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 (25.93%) WebSphere
2 6 (22.22%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.70%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Jasmine
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) NUnit
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.70%) Moq
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) UI Developer
6 3 (11.11%) UI Programmer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Photoshop Designer
7 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Web Designer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) UI Designer
7 2 (7.41%) Designer
7 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) UX Designer
8 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
1 13 (48.15%) CSS
2 10 (37.04%) Ajax
2 10 (37.04%) jQuery
3 7 (25.93%) CSS3
3 7 (25.93%) HTML5
4 6 (22.22%) J2EE
4 6 (22.22%) Struts
4 6 (22.22%) XML
4 6 (22.22%) XSL
4 6 (22.22%) XSLT
4 6 (22.22%) XHTML
5 5 (18.52%) JSTL
5 5 (18.52%) RESTful
5 5 (18.52%) Spring
5 5 (18.52%) JSP
5 5 (18.52%) Servlets
5 5 (18.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (14.81%) Middleware
6 4 (14.81%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) RIA
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.41%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) BDD
4 7 (25.93%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 4 (14.81%) Web Design
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (11.11%) User Stories
7 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Operations Management
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) XPath
3 2 (7.41%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) COBOL
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) REXX
4 1 (3.70%) NATURAL
4 1 (3.70%) JCL
4 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.70%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Facebook
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow