The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / Yorkshire
Rank 20 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 145 144 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.63% 5.06% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 6.20% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 106 71
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £309 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +21.16%

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
1798 2323 2117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.25% 81.59% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1545 1422
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 63 50
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.08 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +12 116 £413 +3.12% 57
South Yorkshire +6 26 £475 +43.39% 9
Humberside - 1 £350 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 366 (95.06%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (43.12%) Java
3 141 (36.62%) Kanban
4 108 (28.05%) TDD
5 84 (21.82%) JavaScript
6 82 (21.30%) User Experience
7 77 (20.00%) HTML
7 77 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 77 (20.00%) User Stories
8 70 (18.18%) BDD
8 70 (18.18%) RESTful
9 69 (17.92%) Git (software)
10 61 (15.84%) CSS
11 60 (15.58%) Scala
12 58 (15.06%) Linux
13 56 (14.55%) Spring
14 55 (14.29%) JIRA
15 53 (13.77%) MongoDB
16 50 (12.99%) REST
16 50 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (12.73%) Selenium
18 47 (12.21%) JSON
18 47 (12.21%) Software Engineering
18 47 (12.21%) Ruby
19 45 (11.69%) HTML5
20 44 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
20 44 (11.43%) SQL
21 42 (10.91%) Open Source
22 41 (10.65%) Python
23 40 (10.39%) JUnit

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 39 (10.13%) Confluence
2 12 (3.12%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.86%) Apache
4 9 (2.34%) CMS
5 7 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (1.82%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.56%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.56%) WordPress
7 4 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.78%) Mule
8 3 (0.78%) nginx
9 2 (0.52%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.26%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.26%) Drupal
10 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Office
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.26%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.86%) GitHub
2 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.82%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.82%) IaaS
4 5 (1.30%) PaaS
5 4 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.04%) Loggly
5 4 (1.04%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.78%) CloudBees
6 3 (0.78%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.78%) SaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.26%) Force.com
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.19%) HTTP
2 8 (2.08%) Internet
3 7 (1.82%) DNS
4 4 (1.04%) Firewall
5 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
6 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) SMS
6 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.77%) MongoDB
2 36 (9.35%) MySQL
2 36 (9.35%) Relational Database
3 32 (8.31%) NoSQL
4 28 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (7.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (3.90%) SQL Server
7 8 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.56%) Redis
9 4 (1.04%) HBase
9 4 (1.04%) Riak
10 2 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.52%) Big Data
10 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.26%) NonStop SQL
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 77 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 69 (17.92%) Git (software)
3 55 (14.29%) JIRA
4 49 (12.73%) Selenium
5 40 (10.39%) JUnit
6 21 (5.45%) Cucumber
7 16 (4.16%) Maven
7 16 (4.16%) Subversion
8 15 (3.90%) Jasmine
9 14 (3.64%) Mockito
10 12 (3.12%) SoapUI
11 11 (2.86%) Spock
11 11 (2.86%) WebDriver
11 11 (2.86%) Xcode
12 10 (2.60%) jMock
13 9 (2.34%) Android Studio
13 9 (2.34%) JMeter
14 8 (2.08%) EasyMock
15 7 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (8.83%) Finance
2 20 (5.19%) Banking
3 10 (2.60%) Retail
4 9 (2.34%) Games
4 9 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.30%) Marketing
5 5 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.78%) Advertising
6 3 (0.78%) Billing
6 3 (0.78%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.52%) Electronics
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (38.96%) Developer
2 64 (16.62%) Java Developer
3 57 (14.81%) Architect
4 41 (10.65%) Analyst
5 37 (9.61%) Technical Architect
6 33 (8.57%) Business Analyst
7 31 (8.05%) Scrum Master
8 26 (6.75%) Agile Business Analyst
9 22 (5.71%) Tester
10 20 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 17 (4.42%) Product Manager
12 16 (4.16%) Agile Developer
13 15 (3.90%) Agile Java Developer
13 15 (3.90%) iOS Developer
14 14 (3.64%) Automation Tester
14 14 (3.64%) Project Manager
14 14 (3.64%) Technical Leader
15 12 (3.12%) Agile Scrum Master
15 12 (3.12%) Android Developer
15 12 (3.12%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (20.00%) HTML
2 70 (18.18%) RESTful
3 61 (15.84%) CSS
4 56 (14.55%) Spring
5 50 (12.99%) REST
6 47 (12.21%) JSON
7 45 (11.69%) HTML5
8 35 (9.09%) CSS3
9 29 (7.53%) Ajax
9 29 (7.53%) Play Framework
10 28 (7.27%) Web Services
11 26 (6.75%) Django
11 26 (6.75%) Node.js
12 22 (5.71%) .NET
12 22 (5.71%) XML
13 19 (4.94%) Ruby on Rails
14 17 (4.42%) AngularJS
15 15 (3.90%) Gherkin
15 15 (3.90%) Spring MVC
16 14 (3.64%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 82 (21.30%) User Experience
2 23 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.86%) Social Media
5 8 (2.08%) Tandem
6 5 (1.30%) NHS
7 4 (1.04%) Replication
8 3 (0.78%) Fintech
8 3 (0.78%) RIA
9 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.52%) Online Games
9 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) IVR
10 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.26%) PMI
10 1 (0.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.06%) Linux
2 21 (5.45%) Android
3 20 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (4.68%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.86%) Unix
6 9 (2.34%) Windows
7 6 (1.56%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.04%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (95.06%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (36.62%) Kanban
3 108 (28.05%) TDD
4 77 (20.00%) User Stories
5 70 (18.18%) BDD
6 50 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (12.21%) Software Engineering
8 44 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 42 (10.91%) Open Source
10 39 (10.13%) Unit Testing
11 38 (9.87%) Microservices
12 37 (9.61%) Automated Testing
13 34 (8.83%) Project Management
14 33 (8.57%) Mentoring
14 33 (8.57%) Web Development
15 32 (8.31%) OO
16 29 (7.53%) Product Management
17 27 (7.01%) Prototyping
18 25 (6.49%) Coaching
18 25 (6.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 166 (43.12%) Java
2 84 (21.82%) JavaScript
3 60 (15.58%) Scala
4 47 (12.21%) Ruby
5 44 (11.43%) SQL
6 41 (10.65%) Python
7 24 (6.23%) PHP
8 20 (5.19%) C#
9 15 (3.90%) Objective-C
10 14 (3.64%) Apple Swift
11 12 (3.12%) Groovy
12 10 (2.60%) Clojure
13 6 (1.56%) C++
13 6 (1.56%) PHP 5
13 6 (1.56%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.04%) Korn
15 4 (1.04%) XPath
16 3 (0.78%) C
16 3 (0.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.42%) Degree
3 12 (3.12%) ISEB
4 9 (2.34%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.52%) CBAP
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CISSP
10 1 (0.26%) CLAS
10 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.45%) QA
2 7 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.78%) FATCA
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 23 (5.97%) Docker
2 6 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.04%) HDFS
3 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.04%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.52%) vSphere
4 2 (0.52%) XenServer
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) Squid
5 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (4.68%) Puppet
2 17 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.60%) Ansible
4 5 (1.30%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.30%) Nagios
5 4 (1.04%) Salt
5 4 (1.04%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.26%) Grafana
6 1 (0.26%) Graphite
6 1 (0.26%) Graylog
6 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.26%) Icinga
6 1 (0.26%) Piwik
6 1 (0.26%) StatsD
6 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (6.23%) Google
2 19 (4.94%) Oracle
2 19 (4.94%) Red Hat
3 13 (3.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.60%) VMware
5 6 (1.56%) Zend
6 5 (1.30%) IBM
6 5 (1.30%) New Relic
7 4 (1.04%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.04%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.04%) SaltStack
7 4 (1.04%) Splunk
8 3 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.78%) Cloudera
8 3 (0.78%) Solace
9 2 (0.52%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.52%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.52%) SAP
9 2 (0.52%) Twitter
10 1 (0.26%) Omniture
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