The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the York region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 21 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 7.09% 2.74% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.17% 4.35% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate £300 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 77.30% 63.01% 59.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 18 19
Average daily rate £320 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.21 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
North Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in York

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the York region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in York

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) WCF
4 8 (44.44%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) WPF
5 7 (38.89%) Silverlight
5 7 (38.89%) LINQ
5 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) XAML
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 7 (38.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (33.33%) MVVM
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (33.33%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) HTTP
7 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
7 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
7 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (22.22%) KnockoutJS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) WCF
2 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 7 (38.89%) WPF
3 7 (38.89%) Silverlight
3 7 (38.89%) LINQ
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 2 (11.11%) Java EE
6 2 (11.11%) Ajax
6 2 (11.11%) Apache Flex
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) MVVM
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.56%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) XAML
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 1 (5.56%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss