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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 41 25 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +34
Contract jobs citing Scrum 63 85 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.70% 5.49% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 7.15% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 23
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -8.64%
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 1188 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.31% 76.69% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 981 720 550
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £171.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 -15 50 £375 +15.38% 41
Bradford -5 1 £450 +18.03% 2
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 111 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.35%) JavaScript
3 26 (22.22%) TDD
4 24 (20.51%) .NET
5 23 (19.66%) Finance
6 22 (18.80%) MVC
7 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
8 18 (15.38%) C#
9 16 (13.68%) HTML
9 16 (13.68%) Java
9 16 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (12.82%) .NET Framework
10 15 (12.82%) SQL
11 14 (11.97%) CSS
11 14 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (11.97%) jQuery
12 13 (11.11%) Kanban
13 12 (10.26%) Web Services
13 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET
13 12 (10.26%) Project Management
14 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
14 11 (9.40%) User Stories
15 10 (8.55%) Automated Testing
15 10 (8.55%) Ruby
15 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
15 10 (8.55%) Linux
15 10 (8.55%) PHP
15 10 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (7.69%) Cucumber

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (3.42%) CMS
2 2 (1.71%) uiautomator
2 2 (1.71%) Apache
2 2 (1.71%) IIS
2 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.71%) Node.js
3 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.27%) MySQL
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) OLAP
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.56%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.98%) Selenium
4 7 (5.98%) JIRA
5 6 (5.13%) Subversion
6 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.42%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.56%) Hudson
9 2 (1.71%) Appium
9 2 (1.71%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.71%) Calabash
10 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.85%) JUnit
10 1 (0.85%) Maven
10 1 (0.85%) JMeter
General
1 23 (19.66%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.13%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Advertising
4 4 (3.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (35.04%) Developer
2 17 (14.53%) Analyst
3 16 (13.68%) .NET Developer
4 15 (12.82%) ScrumMaster
5 12 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 11 (9.40%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Tester
7 8 (6.84%) Agile .NET Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Agile Coach
10 5 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.27%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Agile Tester
12 3 (2.56%) Agile Business Analyst
12 3 (2.56%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.51%) .NET
2 16 (13.68%) HTML
3 15 (12.82%) .NET Framework
4 14 (11.97%) CSS
4 14 (11.97%) jQuery
5 12 (10.26%) Web Services
5 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET
6 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (5.98%) WCF
8 5 (4.27%) HTML5
8 5 (4.27%) Velocity
8 5 (4.27%) XML
8 5 (4.27%) J2EE
9 4 (3.42%) RESTful
9 4 (3.42%) WPF
9 4 (3.42%) Ajax
9 4 (3.42%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.42%) Gherkin
9 4 (3.42%) CSS3
10 3 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.42%) NHS
3 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.71%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.71%) Online Games
4 2 (1.71%) Open Source
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) EPoS
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.55%) Linux
2 8 (6.84%) Windows
3 5 (4.27%) Android
4 3 (2.56%) UNIX
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.22%) TDD
3 22 (18.80%) MVC
4 16 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (11.11%) Kanban
7 12 (10.26%) Project Management
8 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.40%) User Stories
9 10 (8.55%) Automated Testing
9 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.69%) RUP
10 9 (7.69%) DSDM
11 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.98%) DevOps
12 7 (5.98%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.98%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.35%) JavaScript
2 18 (15.38%) C#
3 16 (13.68%) Java
4 15 (12.82%) SQL
5 10 (8.55%) Ruby
5 10 (8.55%) PHP
6 8 (6.84%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.98%) Python
8 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.71%) VB
9 2 (1.71%) Perl
9 2 (1.71%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.85%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.85%) PMP
3 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) XenServer
1 2 (1.71%) Xen
1 2 (1.71%) vSphere
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Tivoli
1 6 (5.13%) Puppet
1 6 (5.13%) Cobbler
1 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (7.69%) Oracle
1 9 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.56%) VMware
4 2 (1.71%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (1.71%) hybris
5 1 (0.85%) Zend
5 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) ATG
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Vertical IT
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Staffworx Ltd
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago