The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 41 32 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Contract jobs citing Scrum 95 108 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.89% 4.86% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.02% 6.54% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £388 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
Scrum
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1894 1651 1557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.50% 74.37% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 980 760
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 73
Average hourly rate £15.76 £17.25 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Yorkshire region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Yorkshire region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -12 67 £350 +7.69% 51
South Yorkshire +6 16 £325 -18.75% 8
North Yorkshire +3 10 £375 +20.00% 5
East Yorkshire - - - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 177 (94.15%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.32%) JavaScript
3 47 (25.00%) TDD
4 45 (23.94%) .NET
4 45 (23.94%) SQL Server
4 45 (23.94%) MVC
5 40 (21.28%) C#
6 39 (20.74%) HTML
7 37 (19.68%) CSS
8 35 (18.62%) Finance
9 33 (17.55%) SQL
10 31 (16.49%) jQuery
11 27 (14.36%) Web Services
11 27 (14.36%) ASP.NET
12 26 (13.83%) .NET Framework
13 24 (12.77%) Java
13 24 (12.77%) Project Management
14 23 (12.23%) Oracle
15 22 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (11.17%) Unit Testing
17 20 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (10.11%) Cucumber
19 18 (9.57%) XML
19 18 (9.57%) Software Engineering
20 17 (9.04%) Web Development
20 17 (9.04%) PRINCE2
20 17 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
21 16 (8.51%) Test Scripting
21 16 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (8.51%) Kanban

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 10 (5.32%) IIS
2 7 (3.72%) CMS
3 5 (2.66%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.60%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.60%) Node.js
5 2 (1.06%) Jetty
5 2 (1.06%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.06%) JBoss
5 2 (1.06%) Apache
5 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.06%) uiautomator
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.53%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.53%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Photoshop
1 5 (2.66%) Adobe After Effects
1 5 (2.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.53%) Simulink
2 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (7.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.72%) MySQL
5 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.60%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (1.60%) OLAP
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.06%) MS Access
8 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 22 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (10.11%) Cucumber
3 12 (6.38%) SpecFlow
4 10 (5.32%) JIRA
5 9 (4.79%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.79%) Selenium
6 8 (4.26%) Subversion
7 6 (3.19%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.13%) JUnit
9 3 (1.60%) Hudson
9 3 (1.60%) Maven
10 2 (1.06%) NUnit
10 2 (1.06%) Ant
10 2 (1.06%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.06%) Appium
10 2 (1.06%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.06%) eggPlant
10 2 (1.06%) Calabash
10 2 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 35 (18.62%) Finance
2 8 (4.26%) Retail
2 8 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.66%) Back Office
3 5 (2.66%) Advertising
3 5 (2.66%) Banking
4 3 (1.60%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Local Government
5 2 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (35.64%) Developer
2 31 (16.49%) .NET Developer
3 30 (15.96%) Analyst
4 20 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 18 (9.57%) Business Analyst
6 17 (9.04%) ScrumMaster
7 16 (8.51%) Tester
8 12 (6.38%) Java Developer
8 12 (6.38%) Agile Tester
9 9 (4.79%) Agile Coach
9 9 (4.79%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.79%) Software Tester
10 8 (4.26%) Agile Business Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
11 7 (3.72%) Designer
12 6 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.19%) Senior Business Analyst
12 6 (3.19%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.19%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (23.94%) .NET
2 39 (20.74%) HTML
3 37 (19.68%) CSS
4 31 (16.49%) jQuery
5 27 (14.36%) Web Services
5 27 (14.36%) ASP.NET
6 26 (13.83%) .NET Framework
7 20 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (9.57%) XML
9 14 (7.45%) Gherkin
10 13 (6.91%) Ajax
11 11 (5.85%) J2EE
11 11 (5.85%) WCF
12 9 (4.79%) HTML5
12 9 (4.79%) Spring
12 9 (4.79%) WPF
13 8 (4.26%) Hibernate
13 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (3.72%) CSS3
15 6 (3.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.32%) User Experience
3 7 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.66%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.13%) NHS
5 4 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.06%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.06%) Online Games
7 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.06%) PMI
7 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.06%) Open Source
8 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) EPoS
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.38%) Linux
2 8 (4.26%) Windows
3 5 (2.66%) Android
4 4 (2.13%) UNIX
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (94.15%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.00%) TDD
3 45 (23.94%) MVC
4 24 (12.77%) Project Management
5 21 (11.17%) Unit Testing
6 18 (9.57%) Software Engineering
7 17 (9.04%) Web Development
7 17 (9.04%) PRINCE2
7 17 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (8.51%) Test Scripting
8 16 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (8.51%) Kanban
9 15 (7.98%) User Stories
10 14 (7.45%) Automation Testing
10 14 (7.45%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.38%) Automated Testing
11 12 (6.38%) CRM
11 12 (6.38%) Migration
11 12 (6.38%) BDD
12 11 (5.85%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 57 (30.32%) JavaScript
2 40 (21.28%) C#
3 33 (17.55%) SQL
4 24 (12.77%) Java
5 11 (5.85%) PHP
5 11 (5.85%) Ruby
6 8 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.72%) Python
8 6 (3.19%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.19%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.60%) VB
10 2 (1.06%) VBA
10 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.06%) Perl
10 2 (1.06%) C++
10 2 (1.06%) XAML
10 2 (1.06%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.53%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) SELCOPY
11 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.79%) Degree
2 6 (3.19%) ISEB
3 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Xen
1 2 (1.06%) vSphere
1 2 (1.06%) XenServer
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.19%) Tivoli
1 6 (3.19%) Cobbler
1 6 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.19%) Puppet
2 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (12.23%) Oracle
2 12 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.60%) VMware
5 2 (1.06%) hybris
5 2 (1.06%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.53%) HP
6 1 (0.53%) ATG
6 1 (0.53%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) Zend
6 1 (0.53%) Capita
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