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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 18 29 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 102 107 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.04% 5.46% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.43% 6.57% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 75 48
Median daily rate £410 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £46.19 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +21.94%

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
1210 1628 1429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.51% 83.02% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 1090 1014
Median daily rate £403 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £13.16 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +13 96 £410 +1.86% 47
Bradford +12 1 £400 -15.78% 1
Halifax +7 1 £540 +39.35% 3
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 291 (94.79%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (45.60%) Java
3 110 (35.83%) Kanban
4 84 (27.36%) HTML
5 82 (26.71%) Jenkins
6 80 (26.06%) JavaScript
7 77 (25.08%) TDD
8 72 (23.45%) Git (software)
8 72 (23.45%) RESTful
9 69 (22.48%) Linux
10 66 (21.50%) User Experience
11 65 (21.17%) CSS
12 62 (20.20%) Scala
13 61 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (19.54%) Spring
14 60 (19.54%) HTML5
14 60 (19.54%) BDD
15 56 (18.24%) User Stories
16 53 (17.26%) Ruby
17 50 (16.29%) JIRA
17 50 (16.29%) CSS3
17 50 (16.29%) Open Source
18 49 (15.96%) JSON
19 48 (15.64%) JUnit
19 48 (15.64%) MongoDB
20 45 (14.66%) Selenium
21 42 (13.68%) REST
22 41 (13.36%) Mentoring
23 40 (13.03%) Confluence
23 40 (13.03%) 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 40 (13.03%) Confluence
2 13 (4.23%) Apache
3 7 (2.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (2.28%) CMS
4 6 (1.95%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.63%) nginx
6 4 (1.30%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.30%) Jetty
7 3 (0.98%) JBoss
7 3 (0.98%) Mule
8 2 (0.65%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.33%) Drupal
9 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.33%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.19%) GitHub
2 15 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.28%) IaaS
4 7 (2.28%) PaaS
5 4 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.30%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.98%) CloudBees
6 3 (0.98%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.65%) Office 365
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.82%) HTTP
2 9 (2.93%) DNS
3 7 (2.28%) Internet
4 3 (0.98%) Firewall
4 3 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.33%) Intranet
5 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.33%) LDAP
5 1 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.64%) MongoDB
2 37 (12.05%) Relational Database
3 28 (9.12%) NoSQL
3 28 (9.12%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (8.14%) MySQL
6 12 (3.91%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.61%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.63%) Redis
9 4 (1.30%) HBase
9 4 (1.30%) Riak
10 3 (0.98%) Big Data
10 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (0.33%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (26.71%) Jenkins
2 72 (23.45%) Git (software)
3 50 (16.29%) JIRA
4 48 (15.64%) JUnit
5 45 (14.66%) Selenium
6 26 (8.47%) Cucumber
7 19 (6.19%) Maven
8 18 (5.86%) Subversion
9 15 (4.89%) Jasmine
10 14 (4.56%) JMeter
11 11 (3.58%) SoapUI
11 11 (3.58%) WebDriver
12 8 (2.61%) Mockito
12 8 (2.61%) SonarQube
13 7 (2.28%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.95%) Grunt
14 6 (1.95%) Mercurial
15 5 (1.63%) RSpec
15 5 (1.63%) SpecFlow
15 5 (1.63%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (9.77%) Finance
2 9 (2.93%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.28%) Games
4 6 (1.95%) Banking
5 4 (1.30%) Retail
6 2 (0.65%) Billing
6 2 (0.65%) Marketing
6 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (40.39%) Developer
2 58 (18.89%) Java Developer
3 42 (13.68%) Analyst
4 35 (11.40%) Business Analyst
5 34 (11.07%) Scrum Master
6 25 (8.14%) Agile Business Analyst
6 25 (8.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 23 (7.49%) Architect
7 23 (7.49%) Tester
8 17 (5.54%) Automation Tester
9 16 (5.21%) Developer in Test
10 15 (4.89%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (4.89%) Scala Developer
11 14 (4.56%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.91%) Java Automation Tester
12 12 (3.91%) Java Scala Developer
12 12 (3.91%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 12 (3.91%) Selenium Tester
12 12 (3.91%) Technical Leader
13 11 (3.58%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (27.36%) HTML
2 72 (23.45%) RESTful
3 65 (21.17%) CSS
4 60 (19.54%) HTML5
4 60 (19.54%) Spring
5 50 (16.29%) CSS3
6 49 (15.96%) JSON
7 42 (13.68%) REST
8 35 (11.40%) Play Framework
9 33 (10.75%) Django
10 29 (9.45%) Node.js
11 27 (8.79%) Web Services
12 26 (8.47%) Ajax
12 26 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails
13 22 (7.17%) AngularJS
13 22 (7.17%) Hibernate
14 19 (6.19%) Spring MVC
15 16 (5.21%) Guice
16 15 (4.89%) .NET
17 14 (4.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (21.50%) User Experience
2 20 (6.51%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.91%) Social Media
5 10 (3.26%) Tandem
6 8 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.63%) NHS
8 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.30%) Replication
9 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.65%) iPhone
9 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.33%) iPad
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.33%) PMI
10 1 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.48%) Linux
2 21 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (6.19%) Android
4 11 (3.58%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.58%) Windows
5 9 (2.93%) Unix
6 7 (2.28%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.30%) CoreOS
7 4 (1.30%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) CentOS
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (94.79%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (35.83%) Kanban
3 77 (25.08%) TDD
4 61 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (19.54%) BDD
6 56 (18.24%) User Stories
7 50 (16.29%) Open Source
8 41 (13.36%) Mentoring
9 40 (13.03%) Automated Testing
9 40 (13.03%) Software Engineering
10 35 (11.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 34 (11.07%) Microservices
12 32 (10.42%) Front End Development
13 28 (9.12%) OO
14 26 (8.47%) Automation Testing
14 26 (8.47%) DevOps
14 26 (8.47%) Project Management
15 22 (7.17%) Configuration Management
15 22 (7.17%) SDLC
15 22 (7.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 140 (45.60%) Java
2 80 (26.06%) JavaScript
3 62 (20.20%) Scala
4 53 (17.26%) Ruby
5 40 (13.03%) Python
6 30 (9.77%) SQL
7 21 (6.84%) C#
8 13 (4.23%) Groovy
9 10 (3.26%) PHP
10 9 (2.93%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.28%) Clojure
12 6 (1.95%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.63%) C++
14 4 (1.30%) C
15 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.65%) Go
16 2 (0.65%) Korn
16 2 (0.65%) XPath
16 2 (0.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (3.58%) Degree
2 10 (3.26%) ISEB
3 9 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (2.61%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.65%) CBAP
7 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.54%) QA
2 5 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.65%) FATCA
4 1 (0.33%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (3.91%) Docker
2 8 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.30%) HDFS
4 4 (1.30%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.65%) XenServer
6 1 (0.33%) NFS
6 1 (0.33%) Squid
6 1 (0.33%) Varnish
6 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (7.82%) Puppet
2 20 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.61%) Ansible
4 5 (1.63%) Nagios
5 4 (1.30%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.30%) Salt
5 4 (1.30%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.33%) Grafana
6 1 (0.33%) Graphite
6 1 (0.33%) Graylog
6 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) Icinga
6 1 (0.33%) StatsD
6 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (7.17%) Google
2 18 (5.86%) Red Hat
3 15 (4.89%) Oracle
4 12 (3.91%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.26%) VMware
6 5 (1.63%) IBM
6 5 (1.63%) New Relic
6 5 (1.63%) SaltStack
6 5 (1.63%) Splunk
7 4 (1.30%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.30%) Rackspace
8 3 (0.98%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.65%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.65%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.65%) Solace
9 2 (0.65%) Twitter
10 1 (0.33%) F5
10 1 (0.33%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.33%) Palo Alto
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