The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 42 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 64 61 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.61% 3.85% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 4.95% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 36
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.71%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1366 1233 1285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.13% 77.89% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 741 670
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the West Yorkshire region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -19 40 £350 +9.37% 35
Bradford +5 12 £450 +18.03%
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

1 117 (91.41%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (25.00%) Finance
2 32 (25.00%) TDD
3 24 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 23 (17.97%) C#
5 22 (17.19%) SQL
5 22 (17.19%) .NET
6 20 (15.63%) Project Management
7 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
7 19 (14.84%) Java
8 16 (12.50%) BDD
9 15 (11.72%) HTML
10 14 (10.94%) MVC
10 14 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (10.94%) jQuery
10 14 (10.94%) User Stories
10 14 (10.94%) Mentoring
11 13 (10.16%) Test Scripting
11 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (10.16%) QA
11 13 (10.16%) Automated Testing
11 13 (10.16%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (10.16%) CSS
12 12 (9.38%) Web Services
12 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET
12 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (9.38%) Unit Testing
13 11 (8.59%) Software Engineering
13 11 (8.59%) JIRA
13 11 (8.59%) Kanban

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 5 (3.91%) CMS
2 2 (1.56%) Node.js
2 2 (1.56%) Confluence
2 2 (1.56%) Apache
2 2 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) uiautomator
3 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) WordPress
3 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Project
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
2 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Intranet
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.47%) MySQL
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.91%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (3.91%) OLAP
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.78%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.59%) JIRA
3 10 (7.81%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.81%) Selenium
4 9 (7.03%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.69%) Subversion
6 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.56%) Hudson
7 2 (1.56%) Maven
8 1 (0.78%) Appium
8 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.78%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.78%) Calabash
8 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.78%) JUnit
8 1 (0.78%) Behat
General
1 32 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Banking
2 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.91%) Advertising
4 3 (2.34%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (33.59%) Developer
2 18 (14.06%) Analyst
3 16 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
4 14 (10.94%) Project Manager
4 14 (10.94%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.38%) Tester
6 11 (8.59%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 10 (7.81%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Agile Coach
8 7 (5.47%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Database Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.13%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.13%) SQL Database Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Product Owner
11 4 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.19%) .NET
2 15 (11.72%) HTML
3 14 (10.94%) jQuery
4 13 (10.16%) CSS
5 12 (9.38%) Web Services
5 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET
6 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (5.47%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.69%) WCF
8 6 (4.69%) WPF
8 6 (4.69%) XML
9 5 (3.91%) HTML5
10 4 (3.13%) RESTful
10 4 (3.13%) CSS3
10 4 (3.13%) Ajax
10 4 (3.13%) LAMP
11 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.34%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.34%) J2EE
11 3 (2.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.91%) NHS
3 4 (3.13%) Open Source
3 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) PMI
5 1 (0.78%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.78%) Online Games
5 1 (0.78%) RIA
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.78%) iPad
5 1 (0.78%) Social Media
5 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.59%) Linux
2 4 (3.13%) Android
2 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.13%) Windows
3 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.56%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (91.41%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (25.00%) TDD
3 20 (15.63%) Project Management
4 16 (12.50%) BDD
5 14 (10.94%) MVC
5 14 (10.94%) User Stories
5 14 (10.94%) Mentoring
6 13 (10.16%) Test Scripting
6 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (10.16%) Automated Testing
7 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.59%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.59%) Kanban
8 11 (8.59%) RUP
9 9 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (7.03%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.25%) Web Development
10 8 (6.25%) DSDM
10 8 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 23 (17.97%) C#
3 22 (17.19%) SQL
4 19 (14.84%) Java
5 11 (8.59%) PHP
6 9 (7.03%) Ruby
7 7 (5.47%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.69%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.91%) Python
10 2 (1.56%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) VB
11 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.78%) XAML
11 1 (0.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (3.91%) ISEB
2 4 (3.13%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Xen
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.78%) vSphere
1 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.91%) Tivoli
1 5 (3.91%) Cobbler
1 5 (3.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (10.16%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (8.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.13%) Oracle
4 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.34%) VMware
5 2 (1.56%) hybris
6 1 (0.78%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.78%) ATG
6 1 (0.78%) Zend
6 1 (0.78%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + Negotiable on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 26 days ago