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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 21 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 7.09% 6.67% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.18% 8.65% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.44%
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
98 104 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 77.17% 77.04% 65.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 79 22
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £12.21 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) User Experience
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) RIA
5 3 (21.43%) SaaS
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
6 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (14.29%) Facebook
6 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 2 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Flash

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
1 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (7.14%) Moq
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) UI Developer
4 3 (21.43%) UI Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) UI Designer
5 2 (14.29%) Designer
5 2 (14.29%) UX Designer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Designer
5 2 (14.29%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
2 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (14.29%) Flash
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.14%) Spring
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) RIA
3 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Kanban
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (14.29%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Facebook
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Google