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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 17 7 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 9.00% 26.67% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.47% 31.11% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 1
Average daily rate
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£290 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% -16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
Scrum
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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
86 90 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 86.00% 85.71% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 34
Average daily rate £330 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) CSS
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
6 5 (35.71%) Spring
6 5 (35.71%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
6 5 (35.71%) Open Source
6 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (28.57%) Spring Integration
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) REST
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Ajax
7 4 (28.57%) Apache Flex

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe After Effects
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Creative Web Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Photoshop Designer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
5 1 (7.14%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) Spring
4 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Apache Flex
5 4 (28.57%) WCF
5 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 4 (28.57%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) Spring Integration
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (21.43%) Lucene.Net
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (21.43%) Lucene
6 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Graphic Design
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) OOD
5 3 (21.43%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (21.43%) Web Design
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (14.29%) Android Development
7 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) XAML
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss