The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 25 33 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +29
Contract jobs citing Scrum 107 67 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.93% 5.06% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.80% 6.87% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 48 21
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +8 94 £334 +11.25% 38
Bradford -1 2 £263 +5.00% 1
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 1
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 111 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (34.39%) .NET
3 53 (28.04%) JavaScript
4 51 (26.98%) C#
5 43 (22.75%) SQL
6 41 (21.69%) TDD
7 40 (21.16%) HTML
8 38 (20.11%) SQL Server
8 38 (20.11%) Finance
9 37 (19.58%) Java
10 35 (18.52%) QA
11 32 (16.93%) Software Engineering
11 32 (16.93%) Project Management
12 30 (15.87%) MVC
12 30 (15.87%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (13.76%) ASP.NET
13 26 (13.76%) Web Services
14 25 (13.23%) jQuery
14 25 (13.23%) HTML5
15 23 (12.17%) OO
15 23 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (11.11%) XML
16 21 (11.11%) PHP
17 20 (10.58%) PRINCE2
17 20 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (10.05%) Kanban
18 19 (10.05%) JIRA
19 18 (9.52%) Windows
19 18 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (3.70%) IIS
2 6 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.12%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.12%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (2.12%) Confluence
5 3 (1.59%) Node.js
6 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.06%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.06%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.06%) nginx
7 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) MS Office
2 6 (3.17%) MS Project
3 2 (1.06%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.65%) NAS
1 5 (2.65%) LAN
1 5 (2.65%) WAN
1 5 (2.65%) SMTP
1 5 (2.65%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.65%) Firewall
1 5 (2.65%) SAN
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.65%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.59%) MySQL
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.06%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (10.05%) JIRA
3 16 (8.47%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.23%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.70%) Maven
6 5 (2.65%) PhoneGap
6 5 (2.65%) Selenium
7 4 (2.12%) NUnit
7 4 (2.12%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.59%) JUnit
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.06%) WebSpeed
9 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.53%) MSTest
10 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.53%) JBehave
10 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.53%) dotCover
General
1 38 (20.11%) Finance
2 8 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.17%) Banking
4 5 (2.65%) Back Office
5 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Billing
5 2 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.53%) Hungarian Language
6 1 (0.53%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.53%) Romanian Language
6 1 (0.53%) Slovak Language
6 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (39.15%) Developer
2 37 (19.58%) Analyst
3 24 (12.70%) Business Analyst
4 23 (12.17%) ScrumMaster
5 22 (11.64%) Project Manager
6 16 (8.47%) Tester
7 15 (7.94%) Agile Business Analyst
8 14 (7.41%) .NET Developer
9 13 (6.88%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.82%) Agile Project Manager
11 10 (5.29%) Functional Tester
11 10 (5.29%) Manual Tester
12 9 (4.76%) Test Analyst
12 9 (4.76%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
13 7 (3.70%) Senior Manager
13 7 (3.70%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
13 7 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.70%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (34.39%) .NET
2 40 (21.16%) HTML
3 26 (13.76%) ASP.NET
3 26 (13.76%) Web Services
4 25 (13.23%) jQuery
4 25 (13.23%) HTML5
5 21 (11.11%) XML
6 20 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (7.94%) CSS
7 15 (7.94%) WCF
8 12 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 11 (5.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (5.29%) .NET Framework
10 10 (5.29%) Spring
10 10 (5.29%) J2EE
11 9 (4.76%) CSS3
11 9 (4.76%) WPF
12 6 (3.17%) WinForms
12 6 (3.17%) LAMP
13 5 (2.65%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.87%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.76%) Open Source
3 8 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.70%) NHS
5 5 (2.65%) iPad
6 4 (2.12%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.12%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.53%) PMI
7 1 (0.53%) Statistics
7 1 (0.53%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.52%) Windows
2 13 (6.88%) Linux
3 11 (5.82%) Android
4 6 (3.17%) UNIX
5 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.65%) Windows Phone
5 5 (2.65%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (2.12%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.69%) TDD
3 32 (16.93%) Software Engineering
3 32 (16.93%) Project Management
4 30 (15.87%) MVC
5 23 (12.17%) OO
6 20 (10.58%) PRINCE2
7 19 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (10.05%) Kanban
8 18 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (8.99%) Business Analysis
10 16 (8.47%) User Stories
11 15 (7.94%) Web Development
12 14 (7.41%) BDD
13 13 (6.88%) Data Management
13 13 (6.88%) Automated Testing
14 12 (6.35%) OOP
14 12 (6.35%) Test Scripting
14 12 (6.35%) Waterfall
15 11 (5.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.04%) JavaScript
2 51 (26.98%) C#
3 43 (22.75%) SQL
4 37 (19.58%) Java
5 21 (11.11%) PHP
6 8 (4.23%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.70%) VB
8 5 (2.65%) C++
8 5 (2.65%) Python
8 5 (2.65%) XAML
8 5 (2.65%) Ruby
9 4 (2.12%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.59%) X++
11 2 (1.06%) XPath
11 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.06%) Progress 4GL
11 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (3.70%) ISEB
2 6 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.06%) Degree
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.52%) QA
2 4 (2.12%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.59%) COBIT
4 1 (0.53%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) vSphere
2 1 (0.53%) XenServer
2 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) Puppet
2 3 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.06%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.06%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.53%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (8.99%) Oracle
2 12 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.65%) JBoss
3 5 (2.65%) Cisco
4 4 (2.12%) Sencha
5 2 (1.06%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.06%) Adobe
5 2 (1.06%) Progress
5 2 (1.06%) Splunk
6 1 (0.53%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.53%) Perforce
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
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