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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 21 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 4.81% 6.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 8.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.60%
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
76 80 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 73.08% 78.43% 61.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 61 20
Average daily rate £375 £320 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 3 (27.27%) SaaS
4 3 (27.27%) RIA
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Google
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
5 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Facebook
5 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (9.09%) Moq

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.09%) Umbraco
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (9.09%) Moq
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) UI Programmer
4 3 (27.27%) UI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
5 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Photoshop Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
5 1 (9.09%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
1 3 (27.27%) RIA
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) User Stories
2 3 (27.27%) Kanban
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Scala
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Google
1 2 (18.18%) Facebook