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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 16 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 118 114 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.12% 5.85% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.70% 7.08% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 78 57
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £318 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.45% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +21.16%

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
1217 1610 1516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.70% 82.56% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 1108 1036
Median daily rate £404 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 33
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.03 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +9 110 £413 +3.12% 44
Bradford +11 5 £350 -20.43% 3
Halifax +4 2 £470 +21.29% 2
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 248 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (50.39%) Java
3 90 (35.16%) Kanban
4 71 (27.73%) Jenkins
5 63 (24.61%) RESTful
6 58 (22.66%) User Experience
6 58 (22.66%) HTML
7 57 (22.27%) Git (software)
8 55 (21.48%) JavaScript
8 55 (21.48%) TDD
9 54 (21.09%) Linux
10 51 (19.92%) BDD
11 50 (19.53%) Scala
12 47 (18.36%) Spring
12 47 (18.36%) JIRA
12 47 (18.36%) User Stories
13 45 (17.58%) MongoDB
14 44 (17.19%) JSON
15 43 (16.80%) CSS
16 40 (15.63%) Selenium
16 40 (15.63%) REST
17 39 (15.23%) HTML5
17 39 (15.23%) Software Engineering
17 39 (15.23%) Ruby
18 38 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (14.45%) Automated Testing
19 37 (14.45%) JUnit
20 36 (14.06%) Open Source
21 35 (13.67%) SQL
22 33 (12.89%) Python

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (12.50%) Confluence
2 11 (4.30%) Apache
3 7 (2.73%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.34%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.56%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.17%) CMS
6 3 (1.17%) Mule
6 3 (1.17%) nginx
7 2 (0.78%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.39%) IIS
8 1 (0.39%) JBoss
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.39%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.39%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.91%) GitHub
2 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.73%) IaaS
4 5 (1.95%) PaaS
5 4 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.56%) Loggly
5 4 (1.56%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.17%) CloudBees
6 3 (1.17%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.39%) SaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.42%) HTTP
2 7 (2.73%) DNS
3 5 (1.95%) Internet
4 4 (1.56%) Firewall
5 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.39%) Intranet
6 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.39%) Network Security
6 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.58%) MongoDB
2 32 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 28 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (10.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 26 (10.16%) MySQL
5 23 (8.98%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.69%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.95%) Redis
9 4 (1.56%) HBase
9 4 (1.56%) Riak
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.78%) Big Data
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.39%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (27.73%) Jenkins
2 57 (22.27%) Git (software)
3 47 (18.36%) JIRA
4 40 (15.63%) Selenium
5 37 (14.45%) JUnit
6 20 (7.81%) Cucumber
7 15 (5.86%) Jasmine
7 15 (5.86%) Subversion
8 14 (5.47%) Maven
9 12 (4.69%) SoapUI
10 11 (4.30%) WebDriver
10 11 (4.30%) Xcode
11 9 (3.52%) Android Studio
11 9 (3.52%) JMeter
12 6 (2.34%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.34%) SonarQube
12 6 (2.34%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.95%) Grunt
13 5 (1.95%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.95%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (9.77%) Finance
2 7 (2.73%) Retail
2 7 (2.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.95%) Banking
3 5 (1.95%) Games
4 2 (0.78%) Billing
4 2 (0.78%) Marketing
4 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (40.63%) Developer
2 49 (19.14%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.11%) Analyst
4 24 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 23 (8.98%) Architect
6 22 (8.59%) Tester
7 20 (7.81%) Scrum Master
8 19 (7.42%) Agile Business Analyst
9 15 (5.86%) iOS Developer
10 13 (5.08%) Automation Tester
11 12 (4.69%) Android Developer
11 12 (4.69%) Developer in Test
11 12 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (4.30%) Project Manager
12 11 (4.30%) Technical Architect
12 11 (4.30%) Technical Leader
13 10 (3.91%) Scala Developer
14 9 (3.52%) Agile Developer
14 9 (3.52%) Java Scala Developer
14 9 (3.52%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (24.61%) RESTful
2 58 (22.66%) HTML
3 47 (18.36%) Spring
4 44 (17.19%) JSON
5 43 (16.80%) CSS
6 40 (15.63%) REST
7 39 (15.23%) HTML5
8 31 (12.11%) CSS3
9 28 (10.94%) Play Framework
10 26 (10.16%) Django
11 23 (8.98%) Node.js
12 21 (8.20%) Ajax
13 17 (6.64%) Ruby on Rails
13 17 (6.64%) Web Services
14 16 (6.25%) .NET
14 16 (6.25%) AngularJS
15 15 (5.86%) XML
16 14 (5.47%) Android SDK
16 14 (5.47%) Spring MVC
17 13 (5.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.66%) User Experience
2 23 (8.98%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.91%) Social Media
5 8 (3.13%) Tandem
6 4 (1.56%) NHS
6 4 (1.56%) Replication
7 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) Animation
8 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.39%) FMCG
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) IVR
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 54 (21.09%) Linux
2 21 (8.20%) Android
3 19 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (7.03%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.13%) Unix
5 8 (3.13%) Windows
6 5 (1.95%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.56%) CoreOS
8 3 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (35.16%) Kanban
3 55 (21.48%) TDD
4 51 (19.92%) BDD
5 47 (18.36%) User Stories
6 39 (15.23%) Software Engineering
7 38 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (14.45%) Automated Testing
9 36 (14.06%) Open Source
10 33 (12.89%) Unit Testing
11 31 (12.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (11.72%) Mentoring
13 28 (10.94%) Project Management
14 27 (10.55%) OO
15 26 (10.16%) Microservices
16 22 (8.59%) Automation Testing
17 20 (7.81%) DevOps
17 20 (7.81%) MVC
17 20 (7.81%) OOD
17 20 (7.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 129 (50.39%) Java
2 55 (21.48%) JavaScript
3 50 (19.53%) Scala
4 39 (15.23%) Ruby
5 35 (13.67%) SQL
6 33 (12.89%) Python
7 18 (7.03%) C#
8 15 (5.86%) Objective-C
9 14 (5.47%) Apple Swift
10 10 (3.91%) Groovy
10 10 (3.91%) PHP
11 5 (1.95%) C++
12 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.56%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.17%) C
13 3 (1.17%) Korn
14 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.78%) XPath
14 2 (0.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (3.52%) Degree
1 9 (3.52%) ISEB
1 9 (3.52%) ISTQB
2 7 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.39%) CBAP
4 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.81%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.78%) FATCA
4 1 (0.39%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (5.47%) Docker
2 6 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.56%) HDFS
3 4 (1.56%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.78%) vSphere
5 2 (0.78%) XenServer
6 1 (0.39%) NFS
6 1 (0.39%) Squid
6 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (7.03%) Puppet
2 17 (6.64%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.73%) Ansible
4 5 (1.95%) Nagios
5 4 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.56%) Salt
5 4 (1.56%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.39%) Grafana
6 1 (0.39%) Graphite
6 1 (0.39%) Graylog
6 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.39%) Icinga
6 1 (0.39%) StatsD
6 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (7.03%) Google
1 18 (7.03%) Red Hat
2 16 (6.25%) Oracle
3 10 (3.91%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.91%) VMware
4 5 (1.95%) IBM
4 5 (1.95%) New Relic
5 4 (1.56%) MuleSoft
5 4 (1.56%) Rackspace
5 4 (1.56%) SaltStack
5 4 (1.56%) Splunk
6 3 (1.17%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.78%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.78%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.78%) Solace
7 2 (0.78%) Twitter
8 1 (0.39%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.39%) F5
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
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