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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 37 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 85 93 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.62% 4.38% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 6.10% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 66 82
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £416 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1730 1524 1804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.65% 71.82% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 831 986
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 53
Average hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.03% +123.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
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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 -4 75 £360 +20.00% 30
North Yorkshire -8 5 £300 -7.69% 11
South Yorkshire +1 3 £350 +8.94% 6
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 109 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (32.38%) .NET
3 59 (28.10%) SQL
3 59 (28.10%) C#
4 51 (24.29%) TDD
5 46 (21.90%) Finance
5 46 (21.90%) Java
6 41 (19.52%) HTML
7 40 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 40 (19.05%) QA
8 39 (18.57%) MVC
9 35 (16.67%) Project Management
9 35 (16.67%) BDD
10 32 (15.24%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (14.76%) SQL Server
12 30 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 25 (11.90%) Test Scripting
13 25 (11.90%) User Stories
14 24 (11.43%) ASP.NET
15 23 (10.95%) XML
16 22 (10.48%) Web Services
16 22 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (10.00%) PRINCE2
17 21 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (10.00%) WCF
18 20 (9.52%) Business Analysis
18 20 (9.52%) Linux
19 19 (9.05%) PHP
19 19 (9.05%) Windows
19 19 (9.05%) Microsoft

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.86%) IIS
3 6 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.38%) Confluence
5 3 (1.43%) LiveCycle
5 3 (1.43%) nginx
6 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.95%) Node.js
6 2 (0.95%) CMS
7 1 (0.48%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.48%) Apache
7 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.48%) WordPress
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (3.81%) MS Office
2 7 (3.33%) MS Project
3 4 (1.90%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.38%) LAN
1 5 (2.38%) WAN
1 5 (2.38%) SMTP
1 5 (2.38%) Firewall
1 5 (2.38%) SAN
1 5 (2.38%) NAS
2 2 (0.95%) HTTP
2 2 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.81%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.33%) MySQL
4 7 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.43%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.95%) OLAP
8 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (8.10%) Selenium
3 15 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 13 (6.19%) Visual Studio
4 13 (6.19%) JIRA
5 11 (5.24%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.76%) Maven
7 4 (1.90%) Subversion
8 3 (1.43%) JUnit
8 3 (1.43%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.43%) Hudson
8 3 (1.43%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.43%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.95%) Behat
9 2 (0.95%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.48%) Ant
10 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.48%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.48%) WebSpeed
General
1 46 (21.90%) Finance
2 11 (5.24%) Banking
3 9 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.38%) Back Office
5 4 (1.90%) Advertising
6 3 (1.43%) Legal
6 3 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Billing
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (37.62%) Developer
2 48 (22.86%) Analyst
3 33 (15.71%) Business Analyst
4 27 (12.86%) Tester
5 25 (11.90%) Project Manager
6 21 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 15 (7.14%) Manual Tester
8 14 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
9 13 (6.19%) Functional Tester
10 12 (5.71%) ScrumMaster
11 11 (5.24%) Agile Project Manager
12 10 (4.76%) Test Analyst
13 9 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (4.29%) SQL Developer
13 9 (4.29%) PHP Developer
14 8 (3.81%) Agile Test Analyst
15 7 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
15 7 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
16 6 (2.86%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (32.38%) .NET
2 41 (19.52%) HTML
3 24 (11.43%) ASP.NET
4 23 (10.95%) XML
5 22 (10.48%) Web Services
6 21 (10.00%) WCF
7 19 (9.05%) HTML5
8 18 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (8.57%) CSS
9 15 (7.14%) jQuery
10 14 (6.67%) Spring
11 13 (6.19%) .NET Framework
12 12 (5.71%) Spring MVC
12 12 (5.71%) REST
13 11 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (5.24%) WinForms
14 10 (4.76%) Hibernate
15 8 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 8 (3.81%) Ajax
15 8 (3.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.24%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.62%) Open Source
3 5 (2.38%) NHS
4 3 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.48%) PMI
5 1 (0.48%) Equities
5 1 (0.48%) Statistics
5 1 (0.48%) RIA
5 1 (0.48%) iPad
5 1 (0.48%) Social Media
5 1 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.52%) Linux
2 19 (9.05%) Windows
3 9 (4.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.90%) Android
5 4 (1.90%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.43%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.95%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) UNIX
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.29%) TDD
3 39 (18.57%) MVC
4 35 (16.67%) Project Management
4 35 (16.67%) BDD
5 30 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 25 (11.90%) Test Scripting
6 25 (11.90%) User Stories
7 21 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 21 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 17 (8.10%) Web Development
10 15 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 13 (6.19%) Waterfall
12 12 (5.71%) Kanban
12 12 (5.71%) UML
13 11 (5.24%) OO
13 11 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (5.24%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.24%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (28.10%) SQL
1 59 (28.10%) C#
2 46 (21.90%) Java
3 40 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.05%) PHP
5 13 (6.19%) VB.NET
6 11 (5.24%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.81%) Ruby
8 7 (3.33%) X++
9 5 (2.38%) Python
10 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.90%) C++
11 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.43%) VB
11 3 (1.43%) XAML
11 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.48%) C
12 1 (0.48%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (3.33%) ISEB
1 7 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.95%) Degree
3 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (19.05%) QA
2 3 (1.43%) COBIT
2 3 (1.43%) AIFMD
2 3 (1.43%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Puppet
2 3 (1.43%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.43%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (9.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.67%) Oracle
3 5 (2.38%) Cisco
4 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.43%) Adobe
5 3 (1.43%) Splunk
6 2 (0.95%) LexisNexis
6 2 (0.95%) JBoss
7 1 (0.48%) Progress
7 1 (0.48%) Perforce
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
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