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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 45 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 115 126 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.08% 5.00% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 6.76% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 87 60
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.60%
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
2248 1863 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.83% 73.99% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1236 736
Average daily rate £375 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 51 48
Average hourly rate £13.60 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £106.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -16 84 £350 +3.32% 41
North Yorkshire +12 14 £400 +37.93% 12
South Yorkshire -3 11 £388 +16.54% 5
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 213 (97.26%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (26.03%) SQL
3 56 (25.57%) SQL Server
4 55 (25.11%) Java
4 55 (25.11%) TDD
5 51 (23.29%) JavaScript
6 50 (22.83%) .NET
6 50 (22.83%) Finance
7 49 (22.37%) MVC
8 44 (20.09%) HTML
9 39 (17.81%) CSS
9 39 (17.81%) jQuery
10 37 (16.89%) C#
11 36 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (14.61%) E-Commerce
13 29 (13.24%) Coaching
14 27 (12.33%) Unit Testing
14 27 (12.33%) T-SQL
15 26 (11.87%) Spring
15 26 (11.87%) BDD
16 25 (11.42%) Kanban
16 25 (11.42%) Microsoft
16 25 (11.42%) Project Management
17 24 (10.96%) Oracle
17 24 (10.96%) PRINCE2
18 23 (10.50%) RUP
18 23 (10.50%) ASP.NET
19 22 (10.05%) XML
19 22 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (10.05%) SQL Server Integration Services

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (5.94%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.48%) JBoss
3 11 (5.02%) Apache
4 5 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.28%) IIS
4 5 (2.28%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.83%) CMS
5 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.91%) Confluence
6 2 (0.91%) Jetty
6 2 (0.91%) Node.js
6 2 (0.91%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.46%) SAS
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.46%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.46%) uiautomator
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.37%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.46%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) GitHub
3 1 (0.46%) Trello
3 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.20%) Internet
2 3 (1.37%) Skype
3 1 (0.46%) Intranet
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (25.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (9.13%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.48%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.02%) MySQL
8 10 (4.57%) MongoDB
8 10 (4.57%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.74%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (2.74%) DB2
10 6 (2.74%) OLAP
11 5 (2.28%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.85%) Cucumber
3 14 (6.39%) SpecFlow
4 11 (5.02%) Eclipse
5 10 (4.57%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.57%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.57%) Selenium
6 9 (4.11%) JUnit
7 7 (3.20%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.74%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.74%) JIRA
8 6 (2.74%) Subversion
9 5 (2.28%) Maven
10 3 (1.37%) Ant
10 3 (1.37%) NUnit
10 3 (1.37%) Hudson
10 3 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.91%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.91%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.91%) JMeter
General
1 50 (22.83%) Finance
2 9 (4.11%) Retail
3 6 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.28%) Banking
5 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.83%) Games
6 3 (1.37%) Back Office
7 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.91%) Legal
7 2 (0.91%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 97 (44.29%) Developer
2 39 (17.81%) Analyst
3 31 (14.16%) Java Developer
4 26 (11.87%) .NET Developer
5 20 (9.13%) Test Analyst
5 20 (9.13%) Project Manager
6 19 (8.68%) Business Analyst
7 18 (8.22%) ScrumMaster
8 15 (6.85%) Tester
9 13 (5.94%) Agile Tester
10 11 (5.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 10 (4.57%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.57%) Web Developer
12 9 (4.11%) Software Tester
12 9 (4.11%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (4.11%) Architect
12 9 (4.11%) Agile Business Analyst
13 8 (3.65%) Agile .NET Developer
14 7 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 6 (2.74%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (22.83%) .NET
2 44 (20.09%) HTML
3 39 (17.81%) CSS
3 39 (17.81%) jQuery
4 26 (11.87%) Spring
5 23 (10.50%) ASP.NET
6 22 (10.05%) XML
6 22 (10.05%) .NET Framework
7 21 (9.59%) Ajax
8 20 (9.13%) Web Services
9 19 (8.68%) HTML5
10 18 (8.22%) J2EE
11 16 (7.31%) CSS3
11 16 (7.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (6.39%) AngularJS
13 13 (5.94%) Gherkin
14 12 (5.48%) Hibernate
15 11 (5.02%) XSLT
15 11 (5.02%) RESTful
16 10 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.39%) NHS
2 12 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.74%) Visualisation
3 6 (2.74%) RIA
4 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.28%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.28%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.28%) User Experience
5 4 (1.83%) Open Source
6 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.91%) Online Games
7 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.91%) W3C
7 2 (0.91%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.46%) EPoS
8 1 (0.46%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.46%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.39%) Linux
2 10 (4.57%) Windows
3 3 (1.37%) UNIX
4 2 (0.91%) Android
4 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Phone
4 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (97.26%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (25.11%) TDD
3 49 (22.37%) MVC
4 36 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (14.61%) E-Commerce
6 29 (13.24%) Coaching
7 27 (12.33%) Unit Testing
8 26 (11.87%) BDD
9 25 (11.42%) Kanban
9 25 (11.42%) Project Management
10 24 (10.96%) PRINCE2
11 23 (10.50%) RUP
12 22 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (10.05%) User Stories
13 19 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (8.68%) Waterfall
14 18 (8.22%) Test Scripting
15 17 (7.76%) Automated Testing
15 17 (7.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (6.85%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (26.03%) SQL
2 55 (25.11%) Java
3 51 (23.29%) JavaScript
4 37 (16.89%) C#
5 27 (12.33%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.94%) PHP
7 12 (5.48%) Python
7 12 (5.48%) Ruby
8 7 (3.20%) XPath
9 6 (2.74%) Scala
10 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.37%) VB
10 3 (1.37%) C++
10 3 (1.37%) PHP5
10 3 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.91%) Groovy
11 2 (0.91%) C
11 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.91%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (4.57%) Degree
2 5 (2.28%) ISEB
3 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.37%) PMP
4 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.46%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.46%) Xen
2 1 (0.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) XenServer
2 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Puppet
1 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.37%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.46%) Nagios
3 1 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.96%) Oracle
3 11 (5.02%) Sitecore
4 9 (4.11%) IBM
5 5 (2.28%) Google
5 5 (2.28%) Facebook
6 2 (0.91%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.46%) BEA
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe
7 1 (0.46%) ATG
7 1 (0.46%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.46%) Kony
7 1 (0.46%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.46%) hybris
7 1 (0.46%) Splunk
7 1 (0.46%) Twitter
7 1 (0.46%) EnterpriseDB
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