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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 239 138 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.06% 4.32% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.72% 5.36% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 96 50
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+30.01% -4.98%
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
2459 2576 1844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.96% 80.70% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1617 1801 1152
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 57
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.45 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +26 198 £425 +13.33% 46
South Yorkshire +5 19 £425 - 11
North Yorkshire +1 17 £334 -19.09% 10
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 431 (94.52%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (39.25%) Java
3 156 (34.21%) TDD
4 139 (30.48%) JavaScript
5 137 (30.04%) HTML
6 119 (26.10%) CSS
7 110 (24.12%) Kanban
8 101 (22.15%) RESTful
9 99 (21.71%) Git (software)
10 92 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
11 87 (19.08%) BDD
12 84 (18.42%) HTML5
12 84 (18.42%) User Experience
13 81 (17.76%) Spring
14 74 (16.23%) Open Source
14 74 (16.23%) Scala
15 71 (15.57%) CSS3
16 69 (15.13%) Jenkins
17 64 (14.04%) Ruby
18 61 (13.38%) Linux
18 61 (13.38%) JIRA
19 59 (12.94%) User Stories
20 50 (10.96%) OO
21 48 (10.53%) NoSQL
22 47 (10.31%) Selenium
22 47 (10.31%) PHP
22 47 (10.31%) Mentoring
23 46 (10.09%) Microservices
23 46 (10.09%) Python
24 45 (9.87%) DevOps

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 44 (9.65%) Confluence
2 25 (5.48%) CMS
3 14 (3.07%) nginx
4 12 (2.63%) Drupal
4 12 (2.63%) OpenStack
4 12 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.19%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.75%) Apache
6 8 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.54%) Jetty
8 6 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.10%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.44%) JBoss
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.22%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.44%) InVision
2 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.44%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.21%) GitHub
2 16 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.54%) Office 365
5 4 (0.88%) SaaS
6 3 (0.66%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.22%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.22%) Force.com
8 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
8 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.61%) HTTP
2 11 (2.41%) DNS
3 9 (1.97%) LDAP
3 9 (1.97%) Network Security
4 5 (1.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (1.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (1.10%) Firewall
5 4 (0.88%) FTP
6 3 (0.66%) Internet
7 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.44%) VoIP
8 1 (0.22%) Intranet
8 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 37 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 29 (6.36%) MongoDB
4 19 (4.17%) MySQL
5 16 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 9 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.75%) Redis
8 6 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.66%) NonStop SQL
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.44%) Riak
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.22%) Big Data
13 1 (0.22%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 99 (21.71%) Git (software)
2 69 (15.13%) Jenkins
3 61 (13.38%) JIRA
4 47 (10.31%) Selenium
5 36 (7.89%) Cucumber
6 28 (6.14%) JUnit
7 25 (5.48%) Subversion
8 23 (5.04%) Maven
9 21 (4.61%) Mercurial
10 15 (3.29%) WebDriver
11 11 (2.41%) Gradle
12 9 (1.97%) Android Studio
12 9 (1.97%) Xcode
13 8 (1.75%) Mockito
13 8 (1.75%) SonarQube
14 7 (1.54%) Appium
15 6 (1.32%) Artifactory
15 6 (1.32%) GitLab
15 6 (1.32%) JMeter
15 6 (1.32%) jMock
General
1 30 (6.58%) Finance
2 14 (3.07%) Games
3 11 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.75%) Retail
5 7 (1.54%) Banking
6 3 (0.66%) Back Office
6 3 (0.66%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.44%) iGaming
7 2 (0.44%) Legal
7 2 (0.44%) Marketing
7 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 219 (48.03%) Developer
2 81 (17.76%) Java Developer
3 58 (12.72%) Scrum Master
4 42 (9.21%) Senior Developer
5 41 (8.99%) Analyst
6 34 (7.46%) Scala Developer
7 32 (7.02%) Business Analyst
7 32 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
8 31 (6.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 30 (6.58%) Agile Developer
10 27 (5.92%) Java Scala Developer
11 25 (5.48%) Agile Java Developer
11 25 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
12 23 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
13 22 (4.82%) Project Manager
14 21 (4.61%) Agile Business Analyst
14 21 (4.61%) Architect
15 20 (4.39%) Senior Java Scala Developer
15 20 (4.39%) Senior Scala Developer
16 18 (3.95%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (30.04%) HTML
2 119 (26.10%) CSS
3 101 (22.15%) RESTful
4 84 (18.42%) HTML5
5 81 (17.76%) Spring
6 71 (15.57%) CSS3
7 42 (9.21%) JSON
8 39 (8.55%) Hibernate
9 37 (8.11%) Web Services
10 36 (7.89%) REST
11 28 (6.14%) Ajax
11 28 (6.14%) AngularJS
12 26 (5.70%) Node.js
13 25 (5.48%) Play Framework
14 24 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
15 23 (5.04%) Django
16 21 (4.61%) jQuery
17 19 (4.17%) .NET
18 18 (3.95%) J2EE
18 18 (3.95%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 84 (18.42%) User Experience
2 25 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.19%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.19%) Social Media
6 9 (1.97%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.75%) iPhone
8 7 (1.54%) iPad
9 4 (0.88%) NHS
9 4 (0.88%) Wiki
10 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.66%) CESG
10 3 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (0.66%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.66%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.66%) Tandem
11 2 (0.44%) Blog
11 2 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.38%) Linux
2 20 (4.39%) Android
3 14 (3.07%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.97%) CentOS
4 9 (1.97%) Windows
5 6 (1.32%) CoreOS
5 6 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.10%) Unix
6 5 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (94.52%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (34.21%) TDD
3 110 (24.12%) Kanban
4 92 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
5 87 (19.08%) BDD
6 74 (16.23%) Open Source
7 59 (12.94%) User Stories
8 50 (10.96%) OO
9 47 (10.31%) Mentoring
10 46 (10.09%) Microservices
11 45 (9.87%) DevOps
12 43 (9.43%) Software Delivery
13 42 (9.21%) Project Management
14 41 (8.99%) Pair Programming
15 40 (8.77%) MVC
15 40 (8.77%) SOA
16 39 (8.55%) Front End Development
17 38 (8.33%) Automated Testing
18 37 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
19 34 (7.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 179 (39.25%) Java
2 139 (30.48%) JavaScript
3 74 (16.23%) Scala
4 64 (14.04%) Ruby
5 47 (10.31%) PHP
6 46 (10.09%) Python
7 42 (9.21%) C#
8 37 (8.11%) SQL
9 26 (5.70%) Groovy
10 25 (5.48%) Clojure
11 12 (2.63%) Objective-C
12 10 (2.19%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.32%) C
13 6 (1.32%) Erlang
13 6 (1.32%) Go
14 5 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.66%) Jython
17 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (3.73%) Degree
2 15 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.41%) ISEB
3 11 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.66%) CISSP
5 3 (0.66%) CLAS
5 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.22%) CBAP
7 1 (0.22%) CITP
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.82%) QA
2 6 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (5.70%) Docker
2 21 (4.61%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.97%) Varnish
5 6 (1.32%) Ceph
5 6 (1.32%) etcd
5 6 (1.32%) flannel
5 6 (1.32%) GlusterFS
6 5 (1.10%) NFS
6 5 (1.10%) Squid
7 4 (0.88%) vSphere
8 3 (0.66%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 39 (8.55%) Puppet
2 18 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.73%) Ansible
4 11 (2.41%) Graphite
4 11 (2.41%) HAProxy
5 6 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (1.32%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.32%) logstash
5 6 (1.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (1.32%) rkt
6 5 (1.10%) Grafana
6 5 (1.10%) Graylog
6 5 (1.10%) Icinga
6 5 (1.10%) Nagios
6 5 (1.10%) StatsD
6 5 (1.10%) Terraform
7 3 (0.66%) SCCM
8 2 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.44%) Opsview
9 1 (0.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 26 (5.70%) Oracle
2 16 (3.51%) Google
3 14 (3.07%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.63%) VMware
5 9 (1.97%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.10%) F5
6 5 (1.10%) New Relic
6 5 (1.10%) Palo Alto
7 4 (0.88%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.88%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.66%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.66%) Twitter
9 2 (0.44%) Apple
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco
9 2 (0.44%) EMC
9 2 (0.44%) Facebook
9 2 (0.44%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.44%) Zend
10 1 (0.22%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.22%) MuleSoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago