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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 39 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 63 85 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.72% 5.43% 6.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 7.01% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 66 75
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £125 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £420 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +19.08%
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
1296 1212 1452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.55% 77.39% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 648 797
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 30
Average hourly rate £11.43 £30.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.54% +96.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 -5 48 £361 +20.41% 19
Bradford - 11 - - 1
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Ilkley - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 87 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (29.07%) Finance
3 47 (27.33%) .NET
4 40 (23.26%) C#
4 40 (23.26%) SQL
5 31 (18.02%) TDD
6 30 (17.44%) QA
6 30 (17.44%) Java
7 27 (15.70%) JavaScript
8 25 (14.53%) Project Management
9 23 (13.37%) User Stories
10 22 (12.79%) BDD
10 22 (12.79%) MVC
11 21 (12.21%) SQL Server
11 21 (12.21%) Software Engineering
11 21 (12.21%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (11.63%) Test Scripting
12 20 (11.63%) XML
12 20 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (11.05%) Web Services
13 19 (11.05%) HTML
13 19 (11.05%) Business Analysis
14 17 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (8.14%) WCF
15 14 (8.14%) Automated Testing
15 14 (8.14%) ASP.NET
15 14 (8.14%) Windows
15 14 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (7.56%) PRINCE2
16 13 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (3.49%) MS Exchange
1 6 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.91%) IIS
2 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (2.91%) Confluence
3 2 (1.16%) Node.js
4 1 (0.58%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.58%) CMS
4 1 (0.58%) WordPress
4 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) MS Project
1 7 (4.07%) MS Office
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.91%) LAN
1 5 (2.91%) WAN
1 5 (2.91%) SMTP
1 5 (2.91%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.91%) Firewall
1 5 (2.91%) SAN
1 5 (2.91%) NAS
2 1 (0.58%) Intranet
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.91%) MySQL
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.33%) OLAP
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.74%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.98%) JIRA
3 10 (5.81%) Selenium
4 9 (5.23%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.07%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.07%) Maven
6 6 (3.49%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.74%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.74%) JUnit
8 2 (1.16%) Behat
8 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.58%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.58%) Ant
9 1 (0.58%) WebSpeed
9 1 (0.58%) JBehave
9 1 (0.58%) Subversion
9 1 (0.58%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.58%) FindBugs
9 1 (0.58%) dotCover
General
1 50 (29.07%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Banking
3 10 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.91%) Back Office
4 5 (2.91%) Advertising
5 3 (1.74%) Legal
5 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Retail
6 2 (1.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (33.14%) Developer
2 45 (26.16%) Analyst
3 33 (19.19%) Business Analyst
4 21 (12.21%) Tester
5 19 (11.05%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.56%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.56%) Agile Business Analyst
7 12 (6.98%) ScrumMaster
8 11 (6.40%) Manual Tester
9 10 (5.81%) Functional Tester
9 10 (5.81%) SQL Developer
10 9 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.23%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (5.23%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
12 6 (3.49%) Database Developer
13 5 (2.91%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.91%) Oracle Developer
13 5 (2.91%) Business Systems Analyst
13 5 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (27.33%) .NET
2 20 (11.63%) XML
3 19 (11.05%) Web Services
3 19 (11.05%) HTML
4 14 (8.14%) WCF
4 14 (8.14%) ASP.NET
5 13 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (5.81%) WinForms
7 8 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (4.65%) jQuery
8 7 (4.07%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (3.49%) HTML5
10 5 (2.91%) CSS
10 5 (2.91%) J2EE
10 5 (2.91%) Spring
10 5 (2.91%) Velocity
10 5 (2.91%) REST
11 4 (2.33%) WPF
11 4 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.21%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.91%) NHS
3 4 (2.33%) Open Source
4 3 (1.74%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.58%) PMI
5 1 (0.58%) Equities
5 1 (0.58%) iPhone
5 1 (0.58%) Social Media
5 1 (0.58%) iPad
5 1 (0.58%) RIA
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.58%) Statistics
5 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.14%) Windows
2 9 (5.23%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.65%) Linux
4 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) UNIX
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.02%) TDD
3 25 (14.53%) Project Management
4 23 (13.37%) User Stories
5 22 (12.79%) BDD
5 22 (12.79%) MVC
6 21 (12.21%) Software Engineering
7 20 (11.63%) Test Scripting
7 20 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (11.05%) Business Analysis
9 14 (8.14%) Automated Testing
10 13 (7.56%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.98%) Kanban
11 12 (6.98%) UML
12 11 (6.40%) Web Development
12 11 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.40%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.40%) Waterfall
13 9 (5.23%) Data Management
13 9 (5.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.26%) C#
1 40 (23.26%) SQL
2 30 (17.44%) Java
3 27 (15.70%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.40%) VB.NET
4 11 (6.40%) PHP
5 8 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.07%) X++
7 5 (2.91%) Python
8 4 (2.33%) Ruby
8 4 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.74%) C++
10 2 (1.16%) VB
11 1 (0.58%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (4.07%) ISEB
1 7 (4.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.33%) Degree
3 3 (1.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.58%) APMP
4 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.44%) QA
2 3 (1.74%) COBIT
2 3 (1.74%) FATCA
2 3 (1.74%) AIFMD
System Software
1 6 (3.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.81%) Oracle
3 5 (2.91%) Cisco
3 5 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.16%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.58%) Progress
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) Perforce
5 1 (0.58%) hybris
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago