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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 40 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 96 69 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.42% 4.07% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 5.10% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 45 59
Average daily rate
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£357 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £282 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £422 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
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
1791 1353 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.42% 79.87% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 878 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -3 87 £357 -0.90% 46
Bradford -11 3 £375 +41.50% 2
Halifax - 1 £328 -
Huddersfield - 1 - - 2
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 187 (97.40%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (35.42%) SQL
2 68 (35.42%) SQL Server
3 48 (25.00%) TDD
4 46 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (23.44%) Java
6 44 (22.92%) .NET
6 44 (22.92%) Finance
7 41 (21.35%) C#
8 37 (19.27%) MVC
8 37 (19.27%) Coaching
9 36 (18.75%) T-SQL
10 33 (17.19%) E-Commerce
11 30 (15.63%) jQuery
12 29 (15.10%) Kanban
12 29 (15.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (15.10%) Data Warehouse
12 29 (15.10%) PRINCE2
13 28 (14.58%) HTML
13 28 (14.58%) NHS
14 26 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (13.54%) Project Management
14 26 (13.54%) JavaScript
14 26 (13.54%) Oracle
15 25 (13.02%) RUP
15 25 (13.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (13.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (11.98%) Mentoring
16 23 (11.98%) Software Delivery
16 23 (11.98%) BDD

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.77%) Apache
2 7 (3.65%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.08%) GlassFish
4 4 (2.08%) Confluence
4 4 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.08%) JBoss
5 2 (1.04%) CICS
5 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.04%) Node.js
5 2 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (0.52%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Project
1 2 (1.04%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.04%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.04%) GitHub
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.04%) DNS
1 2 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.10%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (15.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (13.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (6.25%) MySQL
7 10 (5.21%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.17%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.13%) OLAP
9 6 (3.13%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (2.08%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.56%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.04%) Adabas
12 2 (1.04%) DB2
13 1 (0.52%) Informix
13 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (10.42%) SpecFlow
2 15 (7.81%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.81%) Selenium
2 15 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.77%) Cucumber
3 13 (6.77%) NUnit
4 10 (5.21%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.65%) WebDriver
5 7 (3.65%) JUnit
6 6 (3.13%) JIRA
6 6 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.60%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.08%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.56%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.04%) Subversion
10 2 (1.04%) Maven
10 2 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.52%) Hudson
11 1 (0.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 44 (22.92%) Finance
2 6 (3.13%) Retail
3 4 (2.08%) Retail Banking
3 4 (2.08%) Banking
4 3 (1.56%) Games
5 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.04%) Back Office
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (41.67%) Developer
2 23 (11.98%) Analyst
3 20 (10.42%) Project Manager
3 20 (10.42%) Java Developer
3 20 (10.42%) .NET Developer
4 19 (9.90%) Test Analyst
5 17 (8.85%) Architect
5 17 (8.85%) Delivery Manager
6 15 (7.81%) ScrumMaster
7 12 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 12 (6.25%) Tester
8 11 (5.73%) Technical Architect
9 10 (5.21%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.21%) Agile Tester
10 8 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (3.65%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.65%) Database Developer
12 6 (3.13%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.13%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.92%) .NET
2 30 (15.63%) jQuery
3 28 (14.58%) HTML
4 25 (13.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (10.42%) ASP.NET
5 20 (10.42%) CSS
6 17 (8.85%) Web Services
6 17 (8.85%) Spring
7 13 (6.77%) AngularJS
7 13 (6.77%) RESTful
7 13 (6.77%) Gherkin
8 12 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (6.25%) XML
9 11 (5.73%) WCF
9 11 (5.73%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (5.21%) J2EE
10 10 (5.21%) Hibernate
11 9 (4.69%) .NET Framework
11 9 (4.69%) HTML5
12 8 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.58%) NHS
2 6 (3.13%) User Experience
2 6 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.08%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.08%) W3C
4 3 (1.56%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.04%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.04%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.52%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.52%) iPhone
6 1 (0.52%) Social Media
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.85%) Linux
2 3 (1.56%) UNIX
3 2 (1.04%) Windows
3 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.04%) Android
3 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (97.40%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.00%) TDD
3 46 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (19.27%) MVC
4 37 (19.27%) Coaching
5 33 (17.19%) E-Commerce
6 29 (15.10%) PRINCE2
6 29 (15.10%) Kanban
7 26 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (13.54%) Project Management
8 25 (13.02%) RUP
9 23 (11.98%) Unit Testing
9 23 (11.98%) Software Delivery
9 23 (11.98%) Mentoring
9 23 (11.98%) BDD
10 19 (9.90%) Waterfall
10 19 (9.90%) Matrix Management
10 19 (9.90%) Automated Testing
10 19 (9.90%) ITSM
11 18 (9.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (35.42%) SQL
2 45 (23.44%) Java
3 41 (21.35%) C#
4 36 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 26 (13.54%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.29%) Ruby
7 12 (6.25%) PHP
8 11 (5.73%) Python
9 5 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.60%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.08%) Scala
10 4 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.56%) PHP5
11 3 (1.56%) Perl
12 2 (1.04%) C++
12 2 (1.04%) COBOL
12 2 (1.04%) C
12 2 (1.04%) Groovy
12 2 (1.04%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.56%) ISEB
2 3 (1.56%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.56%) Degree
3 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) Xen
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.52%) XenServer
2 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.17%) Puppet
2 4 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.56%) Cobbler
3 3 (1.56%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (13.54%) Oracle
2 22 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.33%) Sitecore
4 7 (3.65%) IBM
5 4 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.52%) ATG
7 1 (0.52%) VMware
7 1 (0.52%) Google
7 1 (0.52%) Adobe
7 1 (0.52%) BEA
7 1 (0.52%) Nokia
7 1 (0.52%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.52%) hybris
7 1 (0.52%) Splunk
7 1 (0.52%) Twitter
7 1 (0.52%) SaltStack
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