The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 18 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 6.96% 6.98% 6.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 9.00% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -33.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £283 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94 100 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 81.74% 77.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 21
Average daily rate £388 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.87% -13.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £265 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in York

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the York region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in York

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) User Experience
3 6 (37.50%) Web Development
4 5 (31.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (31.25%) Graphic Design
4 5 (31.25%) Web Accessibility
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (31.25%) Web Design
4 5 (31.25%) Flash
4 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) CSS3
6 3 (18.75%) User Stories
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (12.50%) Facebook
7 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
7 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
7 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Multimedia
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) C#

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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.

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe After Effects
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Designer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Web Designer
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Photoshop Designer
4 3 (18.75%) UI Designer
4 3 (18.75%) UX Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) UI Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Creative Web Designer
5 2 (12.50%) UI Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) Flash
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) CSS3
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) Graphic Design
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 2 (12.50%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Web Development
3 5 (31.25%) Web Accessibility
3 5 (31.25%) Web Design
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) UX Design
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Feature Driven Development
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) VCP4
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Facebook
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Google
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