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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 12 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 6.45% 8.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 11.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+25.80% -13.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
47 62 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 75.81% 74.70% 54.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 17
Average daily rate £325 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.72
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 - £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 - £18.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) Spring MVC
3 6 (46.15%) Open Source
3 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (38.46%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) Spring Integration
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Apache Flex
4 5 (38.46%) Selenium
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Hudson
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) Maven
4 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Spring
2 6 (46.15%) Spring MVC
3 5 (38.46%) REST
3 5 (38.46%) Spring Integration
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) Apache Flex
3 5 (38.46%) Ajax
3 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) WCF
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) WPF
5 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
5 3 (23.08%) LINQ
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
1 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Android Development
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) XAML
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss