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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 34 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 75 80 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.39% 5.19% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 6.99% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 60 74
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 £285 £125 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1324 1145 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.52% 74.35% 73.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 613 777
Average daily rate £350 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +132.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -4 62 £360 +20.00% 26
Bradford - 9 £265 - 3
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Scrum
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Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 94 (52.51%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (31.84%) .NET
3 49 (27.37%) C#
4 46 (25.70%) Finance
5 44 (24.58%) SQL
6 37 (20.67%) TDD
7 36 (20.11%) Java
8 35 (19.55%) QA
9 32 (17.88%) JavaScript
10 28 (15.64%) Project Management
11 27 (15.08%) BDD
12 26 (14.53%) MVC
13 25 (13.97%) HTML
13 25 (13.97%) User Stories
14 24 (13.41%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (13.41%) SQL Server
14 24 (13.41%) Test Scripting
15 23 (12.85%) Software Engineering
16 22 (12.29%) XML
17 19 (10.61%) Web Services
17 19 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (10.61%) Business Analysis
17 19 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (9.50%) ASP.NET
18 17 (9.50%) Windows
19 16 (8.94%) PRINCE2
19 16 (8.94%) PHP
19 16 (8.94%) WCF
20 14 (7.82%) Automated Testing
20 14 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (3.35%) MS Exchange
1 6 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.79%) IIS
2 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (2.79%) Confluence
3 2 (1.12%) Node.js
3 2 (1.12%) LiveCycle
3 2 (1.12%) nginx
3 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.56%) WordPress
4 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (3.91%) MS Project
1 7 (3.91%) MS Office
2 3 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) LAN
1 5 (2.79%) WAN
1 5 (2.79%) SMTP
1 5 (2.79%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.79%) Firewall
1 5 (2.79%) SAN
1 5 (2.79%) NAS
2 2 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) FTP
3 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.91%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.35%) MySQL
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.68%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.12%) OLAP
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (7.26%) JIRA
3 10 (5.59%) Selenium
4 8 (4.47%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.47%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.47%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.91%) Maven
6 3 (1.68%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.68%) JUnit
7 2 (1.12%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.12%) Behat
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.56%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.56%) Ant
8 1 (0.56%) WebSpeed
8 1 (0.56%) Subversion
8 1 (0.56%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.56%) FindBugs
General
1 46 (25.70%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Banking
3 9 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.79%) Back Office
5 4 (2.23%) Advertising
6 3 (1.68%) Legal
6 3 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Retail
7 2 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (32.96%) Developer
2 46 (25.70%) Analyst
3 32 (17.88%) Business Analyst
4 25 (13.97%) Tester
5 19 (10.61%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.82%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.82%) Manual Tester
6 14 (7.82%) Agile Business Analyst
7 13 (7.26%) Functional Tester
8 11 (6.15%) ScrumMaster
9 9 (5.03%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (5.03%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.47%) Agile Test Analyst
10 8 (4.47%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Agile Project Manager
12 5 (2.79%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.79%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (31.84%) .NET
2 25 (13.97%) HTML
3 22 (12.29%) XML
4 19 (10.61%) Web Services
5 17 (9.50%) ASP.NET
6 16 (8.94%) WCF
7 14 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (6.15%) WinForms
9 10 (5.59%) jQuery
10 9 (5.03%) CSS
10 9 (5.03%) HTML5
11 8 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (3.91%) .NET Framework
12 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (3.35%) J2EE
14 5 (2.79%) Spring
14 5 (2.79%) WPF
14 5 (2.79%) Velocity
14 5 (2.79%) REST
15 4 (2.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.41%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.91%) Open Source
3 5 (2.79%) NHS
4 3 (1.68%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.56%) Equities
5 1 (0.56%) PMI
5 1 (0.56%) Statistics
5 1 (0.56%) iPhone
5 1 (0.56%) RIA
5 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.56%) iPad
5 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.50%) Windows
2 12 (6.70%) Linux
3 9 (5.03%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.23%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.56%) UNIX
7 1 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (52.51%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.67%) TDD
3 28 (15.64%) Project Management
4 27 (15.08%) BDD
5 26 (14.53%) MVC
6 25 (13.97%) User Stories
7 24 (13.41%) Test Scripting
8 23 (12.85%) Software Engineering
9 19 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (10.61%) Business Analysis
10 16 (8.94%) PRINCE2
11 14 (7.82%) Automated Testing
12 13 (7.26%) Web Development
13 12 (6.70%) UML
13 12 (6.70%) Waterfall
14 11 (6.15%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.15%) Kanban
15 10 (5.59%) Data Management
15 10 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (5.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.37%) C#
2 44 (24.58%) SQL
3 36 (20.11%) Java
4 32 (17.88%) JavaScript
5 16 (8.94%) PHP
6 13 (7.26%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.59%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.91%) Ruby
8 7 (3.91%) X++
9 5 (2.79%) Python
10 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.23%) C++
11 3 (1.68%) VB
12 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.56%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (3.91%) ISEB
1 7 (3.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.68%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.12%) Degree
3 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.55%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) COBIT
2 3 (1.68%) AIFMD
2 3 (1.68%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) Puppet
2 2 (1.12%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (7.26%) Oracle
1 13 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.79%) Cisco
3 4 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.12%) Splunk
4 2 (1.12%) LexisNexis
4 2 (1.12%) Adobe
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) Progress
5 1 (0.56%) Perforce
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
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