The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 9 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.22% 4.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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 Wakefield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 48.89% 76.19% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Median daily rate £250 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +12.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.28% +194.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wakefield region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Scrum
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development