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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank - 20 26
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York - 4.00% 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Average daily rate - £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
Scrum
North 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 York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 80 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 92.77% 80.00% 84.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 76
Average daily rate £300 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +117.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £38.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £38.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) User Experience
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) Java
4 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
5 7 (58.33%) J2EE
5 7 (58.33%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
8 1 (8.33%) RESTful
8 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
8 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
8 1 (8.33%) REST
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (8.33%) .NET
8 1 (8.33%) Process Management
8 1 (8.33%) MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SOA Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 7 (58.33%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) CSS3
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Process Management
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB