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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 24 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 144 95 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.03% 4.72% 6.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.42% 5.52% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 55 75
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -
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
1710 1721 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.46% 85.49% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1106 975
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £35.50 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 131 £400 +6.66% 60
Bradford +3 4 £380 +26.58% 2
Halifax +2 1 £390 +18.90%
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 249 (97.27%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (47.27%) Java
3 103 (40.23%) TDD
4 64 (25.00%) Kanban
5 61 (23.83%) JavaScript
6 60 (23.44%) Linux
6 60 (23.44%) Spring
7 58 (22.66%) BDD
8 55 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (21.48%) HTML
9 51 (19.92%) DevOps
10 50 (19.53%) Git (software)
11 43 (16.80%) Ruby
11 43 (16.80%) Selenium
12 42 (16.41%) CSS
13 41 (16.02%) Puppet
14 40 (15.63%) JIRA
15 38 (14.84%) Maven
15 38 (14.84%) HTML5
16 33 (12.89%) SQL
17 32 (12.50%) Jenkins
17 32 (12.50%) Software Delivery
18 31 (12.11%) Open Source
18 31 (12.11%) Hibernate
19 30 (11.72%) Oracle
19 30 (11.72%) RESTful
20 28 (10.94%) Bash Shell
21 27 (10.55%) PHP
22 25 (9.77%) SDLC
22 25 (9.77%) NoSQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (8.20%) Confluence
2 19 (7.42%) OpenStack
3 12 (4.69%) Apache
4 10 (3.91%) Node.js
5 7 (2.73%) CMS
6 6 (2.34%) Drupal
7 5 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.56%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.17%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.78%) Moodle
10 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.39%) Jetty
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.39%) SAS
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.39%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.52%) GitHub
3 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.17%) SaaS
4 2 (0.78%) Office 365
5 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.73%) DNS
1 7 (2.73%) Network Security
2 4 (1.56%) LDAP
3 3 (1.17%) Internet
4 2 (0.78%) Intranet
5 1 (0.39%) Extranet
5 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.77%) NoSQL
2 19 (7.42%) MongoDB
3 18 (7.03%) MySQL
4 14 (5.47%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.91%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.73%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.73%) Redis
8 4 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.78%) Riak
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.39%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.39%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 50 (19.53%) Git (software)
2 43 (16.80%) Selenium
3 40 (15.63%) JIRA
4 38 (14.84%) Maven
5 32 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 20 (7.81%) Cucumber
7 19 (7.42%) Appium
8 17 (6.64%) Mocha
9 16 (6.25%) SonarQube
10 12 (4.69%) WebDriver
11 10 (3.91%) JUnit
12 9 (3.52%) Android Studio
13 7 (2.73%) Mercurial
14 5 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (1.17%) Gradle
15 3 (1.17%) SoapUI
15 3 (1.17%) Subversion
15 3 (1.17%) VersionOne
15 3 (1.17%) Xcode
16 2 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 19 (7.42%) Finance
2 12 (4.69%) Games
3 6 (2.34%) Online Betting
4 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.56%) Retail
6 3 (1.17%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (41.80%) Developer
2 49 (19.14%) Java Developer
3 29 (11.33%) Scrum Master
4 26 (10.16%) Agile Developer
5 24 (9.38%) Analyst
6 23 (8.98%) Agile Java Developer
7 20 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (6.64%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
10 13 (5.08%) Agile Scrum Master
10 13 (5.08%) Architect
10 13 (5.08%) Project Manager
10 13 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (4.30%) Android Developer
11 11 (4.30%) Business Analyst
11 11 (4.30%) Scala Developer
11 11 (4.30%) Tester
12 10 (3.91%) PHP Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Ruby Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.44%) Spring
2 55 (21.48%) HTML
3 42 (16.41%) CSS
4 38 (14.84%) HTML5
5 31 (12.11%) Hibernate
6 30 (11.72%) RESTful
7 23 (8.98%) CSS3
8 17 (6.64%) .NET
9 12 (4.69%) jQuery
10 11 (4.30%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.30%) Web Services
11 10 (3.91%) Android SDK
11 10 (3.91%) J2EE
11 10 (3.91%) JSON
11 10 (3.91%) REST
11 10 (3.91%) XML
12 8 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (2.73%) Apache Flex
13 7 (2.73%) JSP
13 7 (2.73%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.81%) User Experience
2 14 (5.47%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.73%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.56%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.56%) iPad
6 4 (1.56%) Replication
7 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.17%) Social Media
8 2 (0.78%) Blog
8 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.78%) iPhone
8 2 (0.78%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.78%) STB
8 2 (0.78%) Wiki
9 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.39%) RIA
9 1 (0.39%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 60 (23.44%) Linux
2 18 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (6.25%) CentOS
3 16 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 14 (5.47%) Android
5 11 (4.30%) Windows
6 6 (2.34%) Unix
7 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (97.27%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (40.23%) TDD
3 64 (25.00%) Kanban
4 58 (22.66%) BDD
5 55 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (19.92%) DevOps
7 32 (12.50%) Software Delivery
8 31 (12.11%) Open Source
9 25 (9.77%) SDLC
10 24 (9.38%) Configuration Management
11 23 (8.98%) OO
12 22 (8.59%) User Stories
13 21 (8.20%) Coaching
14 20 (7.81%) Mentoring
15 19 (7.42%) Unit Testing
16 18 (7.03%) Build Automation
16 18 (7.03%) Pair Programming
16 18 (7.03%) SOA
17 17 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (6.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 121 (47.27%) Java
2 61 (23.83%) JavaScript
3 43 (16.80%) Ruby
4 33 (12.89%) SQL
5 28 (10.94%) Bash Shell
6 27 (10.55%) PHP
7 21 (8.20%) Python
7 21 (8.20%) Scala
8 12 (4.69%) C#
9 7 (2.73%) Clojure
9 7 (2.73%) Groovy
9 7 (2.73%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.17%) C
11 3 (1.17%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.78%) C++
13 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.39%) Perl
13 1 (0.39%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 19 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.30%) Degree
4 7 (2.73%) ISEB
5 5 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.17%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.39%) CBAP
8 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.98%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (9.38%) Docker
2 19 (7.42%) vSphere
3 16 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.56%) Varnish
5 3 (1.17%) Xen
5 3 (1.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (16.02%) Puppet
2 16 (6.25%) Ansible
3 10 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.95%) Cobbler
4 5 (1.95%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.39%) Mesos
Vendors
1 30 (11.72%) Oracle
2 17 (6.64%) Atlassian
3 16 (6.25%) VMware
4 14 (5.47%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.73%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.34%) Trillium
7 3 (1.17%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (0.78%) HP
8 2 (0.78%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.39%) Apple
9 1 (0.39%) IBM
9 1 (0.39%) Rally
9 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.39%) SAP
9 1 (0.39%) Siebel
9 1 (0.39%) Twitter
9 1 (0.39%) Zend
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