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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 52 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 58 75 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.15% 4.68% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 6.11% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 37
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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
1441 1228 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 78.32% 76.70% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 757 627
Average daily rate £388 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £12.80 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £167.50 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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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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 -19 46 £350 +9.37% 25
Bradford -7 3 £450 +18.03% 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 3
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 111 (94.07%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.42%) TDD
3 26 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.19%) Finance
5 23 (19.49%) SQL Server
6 21 (17.80%) .NET
7 20 (16.95%) C#
8 18 (15.25%) Java
8 18 (15.25%) SQL
9 17 (14.41%) MVC
10 15 (12.71%) HTML
11 14 (11.86%) jQuery
11 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (11.86%) Project Management
12 13 (11.02%) CSS
12 13 (11.02%) Cucumber
12 13 (11.02%) BDD
13 12 (10.17%) Unit Testing
13 12 (10.17%) Kanban
13 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET
13 12 (10.17%) Automated Testing
14 11 (9.32%) Web Services
14 11 (9.32%) RUP
14 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
14 11 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (8.47%) .NET Framework
15 10 (8.47%) Selenium
15 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (8.47%) Waterfall
15 10 (8.47%) Salesforce.com

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.39%) CMS
2 2 (1.69%) IIS
2 2 (1.69%) Apache
2 2 (1.69%) Node.js
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.69%) uiautomator
3 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Project
1 2 (1.69%) MS Office
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.24%) OLAP
6 5 (4.24%) MySQL
6 5 (4.24%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Cucumber
2 11 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.47%) Selenium
4 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.78%) JIRA
5 7 (5.93%) Subversion
6 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.39%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.54%) Hudson
9 2 (1.69%) Calabash
9 2 (1.69%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.69%) Appium
10 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.85%) Maven
10 1 (0.85%) JUnit
10 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (21.19%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.24%) Advertising
3 5 (4.24%) Banking
4 4 (3.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (34.75%) Developer
2 15 (12.71%) Project Manager
2 15 (12.71%) ScrumMaster
3 14 (11.86%) Tester
4 12 (10.17%) .NET Developer
4 12 (10.17%) Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 7 (5.93%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Agile Coach
9 5 (4.24%) Agile Tester
9 5 (4.24%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (3.39%) SQL Database Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Database Developer
10 4 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.80%) .NET
2 15 (12.71%) HTML
3 14 (11.86%) jQuery
4 13 (11.02%) CSS
5 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET
6 11 (9.32%) Web Services
7 10 (8.47%) .NET Framework
7 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (5.08%) WCF
9 5 (4.24%) WPF
9 5 (4.24%) HTML5
9 5 (4.24%) XML
9 5 (4.24%) J2EE
10 4 (3.39%) Ajax
10 4 (3.39%) CSS3
10 4 (3.39%) RESTful
10 4 (3.39%) Gherkin
11 3 (2.54%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) NHS
1 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.69%) Open Source
4 2 (1.69%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.69%) Online Games
4 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) iPhone
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.63%) Linux
2 7 (5.93%) Windows
3 5 (4.24%) Android
4 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.69%) UNIX
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (94.07%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.42%) TDD
3 17 (14.41%) MVC
4 14 (11.86%) Project Management
4 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (11.02%) BDD
6 12 (10.17%) Kanban
6 12 (10.17%) Unit Testing
6 12 (10.17%) Automated Testing
7 11 (9.32%) RUP
8 10 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.47%) Waterfall
8 10 (8.47%) Automation Testing
8 10 (8.47%) User Stories
8 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.63%) Test Scripting
9 9 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (6.78%) DSDM
11 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.03%) JavaScript
2 20 (16.95%) C#
3 18 (15.25%) Java
3 18 (15.25%) SQL
4 9 (7.63%) Ruby
4 9 (7.63%) PHP
5 7 (5.93%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.08%) Python
7 5 (4.24%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.69%) Perl
8 2 (1.69%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.85%) Scala
9 1 (0.85%) VB
9 1 (0.85%) XAML
9 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) ISEB
2 4 (3.39%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.39%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Xen
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.85%) XenServer
1 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Tivoli
1 5 (4.24%) Puppet
1 5 (4.24%) Cobbler
1 5 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.47%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.93%) Oracle
4 3 (2.54%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.54%) VMware
5 2 (1.69%) hybris
6 1 (0.85%) ATG
6 1 (0.85%) Zend
6 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.85%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
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