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 3 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 38 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 96 93 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.79% 5.29% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.72% 6.70% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 69 58
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 £279 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.64 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+11.32% +10.60%
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
1677 1388 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.72% 78.95% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 970 518
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 28
Average hourly rate £22.99 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.65% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.13 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.00 £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 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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 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
Leeds -15 73 £350 -6.66% 31
Bradford +1 16 £363 +36.79% 6
Halifax - 2 £328 -
Huddersfield - 2 - - 1
Wakefield - 2 - - 4
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 178 (97.80%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (31.87%) SQL
3 55 (30.22%) SQL Server
4 44 (24.18%) .NET
5 43 (23.63%) Java
6 41 (22.53%) Finance
7 40 (21.98%) TDD
8 38 (20.88%) Coaching
9 37 (20.33%) MVC
10 36 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (19.23%) JavaScript
12 34 (18.68%) C#
13 32 (17.58%) PRINCE2
14 27 (14.84%) E-Commerce
14 27 (14.84%) HTML
14 27 (14.84%) Oracle
15 24 (13.19%) T-SQL
15 24 (13.19%) jQuery
16 23 (12.64%) RUP
16 23 (12.64%) Project Management
17 22 (12.09%) NHS
17 22 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (11.54%) Unit Testing
18 21 (11.54%) Mentoring
18 21 (11.54%) User Stories
19 20 (10.99%) SpecFlow
19 20 (10.99%) Software Delivery
19 20 (10.99%) Automated Testing
19 20 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (10.99%) CSS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 13 (7.14%) Apache
2 7 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.20%) GlassFish
3 4 (2.20%) Confluence
3 4 (2.20%) JBoss
3 4 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.10%) CICS
5 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.10%) IIS
5 2 (1.10%) Node.js
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) SAS
6 1 (0.55%) CMS
6 1 (0.55%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.55%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.10%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) Trello
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.65%) Skype
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) Intranet
2 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (30.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (10.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (6.04%) MySQL
7 9 (4.95%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.40%) NoSQL
9 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (3.30%) OLAP
10 6 (3.30%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (2.20%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.10%) Adabas
13 2 (1.10%) DB2
13 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (10.99%) SpecFlow
2 17 (9.34%) Cucumber
3 16 (8.79%) Selenium
4 14 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (5.49%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.40%) NUnit
6 8 (4.40%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.85%) JIRA
7 7 (3.85%) JUnit
8 6 (3.30%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.75%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.20%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.20%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (1.10%) JMeter
11 2 (1.10%) Subversion
11 2 (1.10%) Maven
12 1 (0.55%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.55%) Ant
General
1 41 (22.53%) Finance
2 9 (4.95%) Retail
3 6 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.75%) Banking
5 4 (2.20%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (37.36%) Developer
2 29 (15.93%) Analyst
3 20 (10.99%) Project Manager
3 20 (10.99%) .NET Developer
4 19 (10.44%) Test Analyst
5 18 (9.89%) Java Developer
6 17 (9.34%) Tester
7 16 (8.79%) Delivery Manager
8 15 (8.24%) ScrumMaster
9 14 (7.69%) Agile Tester
10 11 (6.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 11 (6.04%) Business Analyst
11 8 (4.40%) Architect
11 8 (4.40%) Software Tester
11 8 (4.40%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.40%) Agile .NET Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Web Developer
13 6 (3.30%) Mobile Developer
13 6 (3.30%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.18%) .NET
2 27 (14.84%) HTML
3 24 (13.19%) jQuery
4 20 (10.99%) CSS
5 16 (8.79%) ASP.NET
5 16 (8.79%) Spring
5 16 (8.79%) Gherkin
5 16 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (8.24%) .NET Framework
7 14 (7.69%) Web Services
8 13 (7.14%) XML
9 11 (6.04%) AngularJS
10 9 (4.95%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (4.95%) WCF
10 9 (4.95%) J2EE
10 9 (4.95%) Velocity
10 9 (4.95%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.40%) HTML5
11 8 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (3.30%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.09%) NHS
2 7 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.20%) W3C
4 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.55%) Blog
5 1 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.55%) User Experience
5 1 (0.55%) EPoS
5 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.55%) iPhone
5 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.55%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.14%) Linux
2 9 (4.95%) Windows
3 3 (1.65%) UNIX
4 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.55%) zOS
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (97.80%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.98%) TDD
3 38 (20.88%) Coaching
4 37 (20.33%) MVC
5 36 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (17.58%) PRINCE2
7 27 (14.84%) E-Commerce
8 23 (12.64%) RUP
8 23 (12.64%) Project Management
9 22 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (11.54%) Unit Testing
10 21 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 21 (11.54%) User Stories
11 20 (10.99%) Software Delivery
11 20 (10.99%) Automated Testing
12 19 (10.44%) Matrix Management
12 19 (10.44%) Kanban
12 19 (10.44%) ITSM
13 18 (9.89%) Service Management
14 17 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.87%) SQL
2 43 (23.63%) Java
3 35 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 34 (18.68%) C#
5 24 (13.19%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.59%) PHP
7 11 (6.04%) Ruby
7 11 (6.04%) Python
8 3 (1.65%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.65%) C++
8 3 (1.65%) Perl
8 3 (1.65%) Scala
8 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.65%) PHP5
9 2 (1.10%) Groovy
9 2 (1.10%) COBOL
9 2 (1.10%) VB
9 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.10%) NATURAL
9 2 (1.10%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.65%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.65%) ISEB
3 2 (1.10%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.55%) PMP
4 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Xen
2 1 (0.55%) XenServer
2 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.20%) Puppet
1 4 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.65%) Cobbler
2 3 (1.65%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.55%) Nagios
3 1 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (14.84%) Oracle
2 16 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.04%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.75%) IBM
5 4 (2.20%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.55%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.55%) hybris
6 1 (0.55%) Splunk
6 1 (0.55%) Twitter
6 1 (0.55%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe
6 1 (0.55%) BEA
6 1 (0.55%) Nokia
6 1 (0.55%) ATG
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