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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 37 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 59 76 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.59% 5.15% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 6.53% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 51
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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
1272 1164 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.42% 78.81% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 630 784
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -10 40 £350 +16.66% 27
Bradford +8 13 £350 -6.66%
Halifax - - - -
Ilkley - - - -
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 139 (89.68%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (30.32%) Finance
3 31 (20.00%) C#
3 31 (20.00%) SQL
3 31 (20.00%) .NET
4 29 (18.71%) Java
5 27 (17.42%) TDD
6 26 (16.77%) QA
7 22 (14.19%) Project Management
7 22 (14.19%) JavaScript
8 20 (12.90%) MVC
8 20 (12.90%) BDD
8 20 (12.90%) User Stories
9 19 (12.26%) Software Engineering
9 19 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (11.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (11.61%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (10.97%) Test Scripting
11 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
12 16 (10.32%) HTML
12 16 (10.32%) Web Services
12 16 (10.32%) Mentoring
13 15 (9.68%) Business Analysis
14 14 (9.03%) XML
15 13 (8.39%) PRINCE2
15 13 (8.39%) WCF
15 13 (8.39%) JIRA
16 12 (7.74%) UML
16 12 (7.74%) PHP
17 11 (7.10%) Linux

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (2.58%) Confluence
1 4 (2.58%) CMS
2 2 (1.29%) Node.js
3 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.65%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) WordPress
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) MS Project
2 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Intranet
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.87%) MySQL
3 6 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.58%) OLAP
6 3 (1.94%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (11.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.39%) JIRA
3 10 (6.45%) Selenium
3 10 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 7 (4.52%) Maven
5 6 (3.87%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.58%) JUnit
7 2 (1.29%) Subversion
7 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.29%) Behat
8 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.65%) WebSpeed
8 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.65%) Ant
8 1 (0.65%) JBehave
8 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.65%) Hudson
General
1 47 (30.32%) Finance
2 11 (7.10%) Banking
3 10 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.58%) Advertising
5 3 (1.94%) Legal
6 2 (1.29%) Retail
6 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (31.61%) Developer
2 35 (22.58%) Analyst
3 29 (18.71%) Business Analyst
4 18 (11.61%) Project Manager
4 18 (11.61%) ScrumMaster
5 16 (10.32%) Tester
6 12 (7.74%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (5.16%) Manual Tester
7 8 (5.16%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.16%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (4.52%) Agile Coach
8 7 (4.52%) Functional Tester
9 6 (3.87%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Database Developer
9 6 (3.87%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.23%) PHP Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
10 5 (3.23%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.00%) .NET
2 16 (10.32%) HTML
2 16 (10.32%) Web Services
3 14 (9.03%) XML
4 13 (8.39%) WCF
5 10 (6.45%) ASP.NET
6 9 (5.81%) WinForms
6 9 (5.81%) jQuery
7 8 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (4.52%) CSS
9 6 (3.87%) Velocity
10 5 (3.23%) J2EE
10 5 (3.23%) HTML5
10 5 (3.23%) REST
10 5 (3.23%) Spring
11 3 (1.94%) LAMP
11 3 (1.94%) Spring MVC
11 3 (1.94%) WPF
12 2 (1.29%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.61%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.58%) Open Source
3 3 (1.94%) NHS
3 3 (1.94%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.65%) Equities
5 1 (0.65%) PMI
5 1 (0.65%) iPhone
5 1 (0.65%) Social Media
5 1 (0.65%) iPad
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.10%) Linux
2 6 (3.87%) Windows
3 4 (2.58%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.29%) UNIX
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (89.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.42%) TDD
3 22 (14.19%) Project Management
4 20 (12.90%) MVC
4 20 (12.90%) BDD
4 20 (12.90%) User Stories
5 19 (12.26%) Software Engineering
5 19 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (10.97%) Test Scripting
7 16 (10.32%) Mentoring
8 15 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 13 (8.39%) PRINCE2
10 12 (7.74%) UML
11 11 (7.10%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (6.45%) Waterfall
13 9 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.81%) Automated Testing
14 8 (5.16%) Release Management
14 8 (5.16%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.00%) C#
1 31 (20.00%) SQL
2 29 (18.71%) Java
3 22 (14.19%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.74%) PHP
5 9 (5.81%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.16%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.52%) X++
8 6 (3.87%) Ruby
8 6 (3.87%) Python
8 6 (3.87%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.94%) C++
9 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.65%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.52%) ISEB
2 4 (2.58%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.65%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.77%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) AIFMD
2 3 (1.94%) FATCA
2 3 (1.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) XenServer
1 1 (0.65%) vSphere
1 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.29%) Puppet
1 2 (1.29%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 10 (6.45%) Oracle
2 5 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.29%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.65%) VMware
4 1 (0.65%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.65%) Progress
4 1 (0.65%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (0.65%) hybris
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