The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 34 38 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +40
Contract jobs citing Scrum 126 89 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.80% 4.22% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 5.92% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 54 25
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £395 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £364
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1887 1503 1812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 71.86% 71.30% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 785 944
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 55 44
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +31.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.60 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Scrum
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +7 103 £325 +4.00% 57
North Yorkshire -7 11 £300 -11.76% 10
South Yorkshire +5 5 £400 +28.00% 5
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 127 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (36.40%) .NET
3 69 (30.26%) JavaScript
4 68 (29.82%) C#
5 62 (27.19%) HTML
5 62 (27.19%) SQL
6 55 (24.12%) TDD
7 50 (21.93%) SQL Server
8 48 (21.05%) Java
9 43 (18.86%) Project Management
10 41 (17.98%) Software Engineering
11 39 (17.11%) MVC
11 39 (17.11%) ASP.NET
12 38 (16.67%) Finance
13 37 (16.23%) QA
14 34 (14.91%) CSS
14 34 (14.91%) jQuery
14 34 (14.91%) Enterprise Software
15 33 (14.47%) Web Services
16 32 (14.04%) HTML5
17 30 (13.16%) Microsoft
18 28 (12.28%) Visual Studio
19 26 (11.40%) XML
19 26 (11.40%) Team Foundation Server
20 25 (10.96%) OO
21 24 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
22 23 (10.09%) WCF
23 22 (9.65%) Spring
23 22 (9.65%) Windows
24 21 (9.21%) PRINCE2

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 14 (6.14%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.51%) IIS
4 6 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (1.32%) LiveCycle
7 3 (1.32%) nginx
7 3 (1.32%) Confluence
7 3 (1.32%) Node.js
8 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.88%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.88%) CMS
9 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.44%) Apache
9 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.44%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.51%) MS Office
2 6 (2.63%) MS Project
3 3 (1.32%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.19%) LAN
1 5 (2.19%) WAN
1 5 (2.19%) SMTP
1 5 (2.19%) HTTP
1 5 (2.19%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.19%) SAN
1 5 (2.19%) Firewall
1 5 (2.19%) NAS
2 2 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) DNS
3 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.39%) MySQL
5 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (12.28%) Visual Studio
2 26 (11.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (7.89%) JIRA
4 15 (6.58%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.39%) Selenium
6 8 (3.51%) Maven
7 5 (2.19%) NUnit
7 5 (2.19%) WebSpeed
7 5 (2.19%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.19%) PhoneGap
8 4 (1.75%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.32%) Subversion
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.88%) Hudson
10 2 (0.88%) JUnit
11 1 (0.44%) Ant
11 1 (0.44%) Rational Rose
11 1 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 38 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (3.07%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.63%) Banking
4 5 (2.19%) Back Office
5 2 (0.88%) Legal
5 2 (0.88%) Advertising
5 2 (0.88%) Billing
5 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.44%) Hungarian Language
6 1 (0.44%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.44%) Romanian Language
6 1 (0.44%) Slovak Language
6 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.44%) Publishing
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (45.61%) Developer
2 41 (17.98%) Analyst
3 30 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 25 (10.96%) Java Developer
4 25 (10.96%) Project Manager
4 25 (10.96%) Business Analyst
5 23 (10.09%) ScrumMaster
6 17 (7.46%) Tester
7 15 (6.58%) Agile Business Analyst
8 13 (5.70%) Agile Project Manager
9 11 (4.82%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.39%) Test Analyst
10 10 (4.39%) Manual Tester
10 10 (4.39%) SQL Developer
11 9 (3.95%) Functional Tester
11 9 (3.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 7 (3.07%) Agile Test Analyst
12 7 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.07%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (3.07%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (36.40%) .NET
2 62 (27.19%) HTML
3 39 (17.11%) ASP.NET
4 34 (14.91%) CSS
4 34 (14.91%) jQuery
5 33 (14.47%) Web Services
6 32 (14.04%) HTML5
7 26 (11.40%) XML
8 24 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (10.09%) WCF
10 22 (9.65%) Spring
11 20 (8.77%) .NET Framework
12 18 (7.89%) WPF
12 18 (7.89%) J2EE
13 14 (6.14%) Hibernate
13 14 (6.14%) REST
13 14 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 13 (5.70%) CSS3
15 12 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.91%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.14%) Open Source
3 8 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.07%) NHS
5 5 (2.19%) iPad
6 4 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (1.75%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.44%) Statistics
8 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.44%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.65%) Windows
2 18 (7.89%) Linux
3 13 (5.70%) Android
4 7 (3.07%) UNIX
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.19%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.75%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (24.12%) TDD
3 43 (18.86%) Project Management
4 41 (17.98%) Software Engineering
5 39 (17.11%) MVC
6 25 (10.96%) OO
7 21 (9.21%) PRINCE2
7 21 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (9.21%) Kanban
8 19 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 18 (7.89%) BDD
9 18 (7.89%) Business Analysis
10 17 (7.46%) Web Development
10 17 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (7.02%) User Stories
12 14 (6.14%) Automated Testing
12 14 (6.14%) Data Management
13 13 (5.70%) Test Scripting
13 13 (5.70%) OOP
14 11 (4.82%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (30.26%) JavaScript
2 68 (29.82%) C#
3 62 (27.19%) SQL
4 48 (21.05%) Java
5 20 (8.77%) PHP
6 12 (5.26%) XAML
7 8 (3.51%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.63%) VB
8 6 (2.63%) Ruby
9 5 (2.19%) C++
10 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.75%) Python
11 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.88%) Progress 4GL
12 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.88%) XPath
13 1 (0.44%) X++
13 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (3.07%) ISEB
2 5 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.88%) Degree
5 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.23%) QA
2 4 (1.75%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Xen
2 1 (0.44%) XenServer
2 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.19%) Puppet
2 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.32%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.32%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.44%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.89%) Oracle
3 11 (4.82%) JBoss
4 5 (2.19%) Progress
4 5 (2.19%) Cisco
5 4 (1.75%) Sencha
6 3 (1.32%) Splunk
6 3 (1.32%) Adobe
7 2 (0.88%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.44%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.44%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.44%) Perforce
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