The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 22 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 3.70% 6.50% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 8.16% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £430 £408 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.52% +40.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £378 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £397 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.18% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
65 98 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 80.25% 79.67% 82.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 64 79
Median daily rate £385 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £12.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +211.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in York

The demand trend of contract jobs across the York region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the York region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL