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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 8 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 224 106 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.96% 4.64% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.19% 5.58% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 69 32
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -4.49%
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
1579 1898 1277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.30% 83.14% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1032 1306 790
Median daily rate £420 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +23 191 £425 +6.25% 31
Bradford +22 8 £413 - 3
Halifax - 8 £435 -
Huddersfield - 1 £315 - 3
Wakefield - 1 £275 -
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 380 (96.45%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (42.89%) Java
3 130 (32.99%) TDD
4 121 (30.71%) JavaScript
5 114 (28.93%) HTML
5 114 (28.93%) Kanban
6 99 (25.13%) RESTful
7 94 (23.86%) Git (software)
8 93 (23.60%) CSS
9 89 (22.59%) User Experience
10 88 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
11 87 (22.08%) Jenkins
12 80 (20.30%) Scala
13 77 (19.54%) HTML5
14 74 (18.78%) Spring
15 71 (18.02%) Linux
16 70 (17.77%) BDD
16 70 (17.77%) Open Source
17 66 (16.75%) User Stories
18 64 (16.24%) CSS3
19 61 (15.48%) JIRA
20 55 (13.96%) Mentoring
21 53 (13.45%) Ruby
22 50 (12.69%) Microservices
23 49 (12.44%) OO
24 45 (11.42%) JSON
24 45 (11.42%) Selenium
24 45 (11.42%) Confluence
25 43 (10.91%) JUnit
25 43 (10.91%) MongoDB

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 45 (11.42%) Confluence
2 15 (3.81%) CMS
3 10 (2.54%) Apache
3 10 (2.54%) nginx
3 10 (2.54%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.28%) OpenStack
5 8 (2.03%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (1.78%) Drupal
7 6 (1.52%) GlassFish
7 6 (1.52%) Jetty
8 5 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.51%) JBoss
9 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.25%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.51%) InVision
2 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.51%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.25%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.88%) GitHub
2 14 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.78%) Office 365
4 5 (1.27%) PaaS
5 4 (1.02%) SaaS
6 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.25%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.25%) G Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.58%) HTTP
2 11 (2.79%) DNS
3 7 (1.78%) Network Security
4 6 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (1.52%) Firewall
4 6 (1.52%) LDAP
5 3 (0.76%) Internet
5 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.51%) VoIP
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.91%) MongoDB
2 41 (10.41%) Relational Database
3 36 (9.14%) NoSQL
4 22 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (4.82%) MySQL
6 11 (2.79%) SQL Server
7 8 (2.03%) Redis
8 6 (1.52%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.76%) NonStop SQL
12 2 (0.51%) Big Data
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.25%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.25%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.25%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.25%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.25%) Riak
Development Applications
1 94 (23.86%) Git (software)
2 87 (22.08%) Jenkins
3 61 (15.48%) JIRA
4 45 (11.42%) Selenium
5 43 (10.91%) JUnit
6 35 (8.88%) Cucumber
7 23 (5.84%) Subversion
8 19 (4.82%) Maven
8 19 (4.82%) Mercurial
9 13 (3.30%) Jasmine
9 13 (3.30%) WebDriver
10 10 (2.54%) JMeter
10 10 (2.54%) Xcode
11 9 (2.28%) Gradle
12 8 (2.03%) Android Studio
13 6 (1.52%) Gitweb
13 6 (1.52%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.27%) Ant
14 5 (1.27%) Mockito
14 5 (1.27%) RSpec
General
1 33 (8.38%) Finance
2 12 (3.05%) Games
3 8 (2.03%) Banking
4 7 (1.78%) Retail
5 4 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.76%) Back Office
7 2 (0.51%) Billing
7 2 (0.51%) iGaming
7 2 (0.51%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 185 (46.95%) Developer
2 75 (19.04%) Java Developer
3 51 (12.94%) Scrum Master
4 44 (11.17%) Analyst
5 37 (9.39%) Business Analyst
6 34 (8.63%) Scala Developer
7 33 (8.38%) Senior Developer
8 32 (8.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 28 (7.11%) Senior Java Developer
10 26 (6.60%) Agile Business Analyst
10 26 (6.60%) Java Scala Developer
11 22 (5.58%) Agile Developer
12 20 (5.08%) Architect
13 19 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
13 19 (4.82%) Senior Java Scala Developer
13 19 (4.82%) Senior Scala Developer
14 17 (4.31%) Agile Java Developer
15 16 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
15 16 (4.06%) Tester
16 15 (3.81%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (28.93%) HTML
2 99 (25.13%) RESTful
3 93 (23.60%) CSS
4 77 (19.54%) HTML5
5 74 (18.78%) Spring
6 64 (16.24%) CSS3
7 45 (11.42%) JSON
8 40 (10.15%) Node.js
9 36 (9.14%) REST
10 33 (8.38%) Play Framework
11 32 (8.12%) Hibernate
12 28 (7.11%) Django
12 28 (7.11%) Web Services
13 27 (6.85%) Ajax
14 26 (6.60%) AngularJS
15 23 (5.84%) Ruby on Rails
16 18 (4.57%) jQuery
16 18 (4.57%) Spring MVC
17 17 (4.31%) Guice
18 14 (3.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 89 (22.59%) User Experience
2 21 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (5.33%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.30%) Social Media
5 8 (2.03%) iPhone
6 7 (1.78%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.78%) iPad
7 6 (1.52%) Tandem
8 5 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.76%) CESG
9 3 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.51%) Wiki
11 1 (0.25%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (18.02%) Linux
2 21 (5.33%) Android
3 17 (4.31%) Apple iOS
3 17 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.28%) Unix
5 8 (2.03%) Windows
6 7 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.52%) CentOS
8 4 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (96.45%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (32.99%) TDD
3 114 (28.93%) Kanban
4 88 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (17.77%) BDD
5 70 (17.77%) Open Source
6 66 (16.75%) User Stories
7 55 (13.96%) Mentoring
8 50 (12.69%) Microservices
9 49 (12.44%) OO
10 43 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 42 (10.66%) Automated Testing
12 40 (10.15%) Software Delivery
13 39 (9.90%) Front End Development
14 35 (8.88%) Coaching
14 35 (8.88%) Pair Programming
15 34 (8.63%) DevOps
15 34 (8.63%) Project Management
16 32 (8.12%) SOA
17 31 (7.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 169 (42.89%) Java
2 121 (30.71%) JavaScript
3 80 (20.30%) Scala
4 53 (13.45%) Ruby
5 36 (9.14%) Python
6 26 (6.60%) SQL
7 25 (6.35%) C#
7 25 (6.35%) Groovy
8 24 (6.09%) PHP
9 20 (5.08%) Clojure
10 17 (4.31%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.52%) Apple Swift
11 6 (1.52%) C
12 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.51%) Perl
14 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (1.78%) ISEB
2 6 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.27%) Degree
3 5 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.76%) CISSP
4 3 (0.76%) CLAS
5 2 (0.51%) CBAP
6 1 (0.25%) CITP
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.58%) QA
2 6 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (3.05%) Docker
3 7 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.52%) NFS
4 6 (1.52%) Squid
4 6 (1.52%) Varnish
5 3 (0.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (7.61%) Puppet
2 22 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.03%) Ansible
4 6 (1.52%) Grafana
4 6 (1.52%) Graphite
4 6 (1.52%) Graylog
4 6 (1.52%) HAProxy
4 6 (1.52%) Icinga
4 6 (1.52%) Nagios
4 6 (1.52%) StatsD
4 6 (1.52%) Terraform
5 3 (0.76%) SCCM
6 2 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.51%) Opsview
7 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (5.08%) Red Hat
2 18 (4.57%) Google
3 15 (3.81%) Oracle
4 13 (3.30%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.05%) VMware
6 6 (1.52%) F5
6 6 (1.52%) New Relic
6 6 (1.52%) Palo Alto
7 3 (0.76%) SaltStack
7 3 (0.76%) Twitter
8 2 (0.51%) Apple
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco
8 2 (0.51%) HP
8 2 (0.51%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.25%) Calypso
9 1 (0.25%) IBM
9 1 (0.25%) Omniture
9 1 (0.25%) Temenos
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