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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 42 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 80 95 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.44% 4.53% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 6.26% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 83
Average daily rate
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£350 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1721 1518 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.09% 72.46% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 826 989
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 £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 63 56
Average hourly rate £15.19 £38.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.01% +117.14%
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 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -3 67 £360 +20.00% 25
North Yorkshire -12 6 £295 -9.23% 12
South Yorkshire +3 5 £350 - 9
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 108 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (30.43%) .NET
3 55 (26.57%) SQL
4 54 (26.09%) C#
5 47 (22.71%) TDD
6 45 (21.74%) Finance
7 43 (20.77%) Java
8 41 (19.81%) QA
9 39 (18.84%) JavaScript
9 39 (18.84%) MVC
10 37 (17.87%) HTML
11 35 (16.91%) BDD
12 34 (16.43%) Project Management
13 32 (15.46%) Enterprise Software
14 28 (13.53%) Software Engineering
15 26 (12.56%) SQL Server
15 26 (12.56%) User Stories
16 25 (12.08%) Test Scripting
17 23 (11.11%) XML
17 23 (11.11%) PRINCE2
18 22 (10.63%) Web Services
18 22 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (10.63%) Business Analysis
19 21 (10.14%) ASP.NET
20 20 (9.66%) WCF
21 19 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
22 18 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
22 18 (8.70%) HTML5
22 18 (8.70%) PHP
23 17 (8.21%) Linux

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (4.83%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.42%) IIS
4 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.42%) Confluence
5 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (0.97%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.97%) Node.js
5 2 (0.97%) CMS
6 1 (0.48%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.48%) Apache
6 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.86%) MS Office
2 7 (3.38%) MS Project
3 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.42%) LAN
1 5 (2.42%) WAN
1 5 (2.42%) SMTP
1 5 (2.42%) Firewall
1 5 (2.42%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.42%) SAN
1 5 (2.42%) NAS
2 2 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.38%) MySQL
4 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.45%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.97%) OLAP
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (8.21%) Selenium
3 15 (7.25%) Cucumber
4 13 (6.28%) JIRA
5 10 (4.83%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.83%) Maven
5 10 (4.83%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.93%) Subversion
7 3 (1.45%) JUnit
7 3 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.45%) Hudson
7 3 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.97%) Behat
9 1 (0.48%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.48%) Ant
9 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.48%) WebSpeed
9 1 (0.48%) ReSharper
General
1 45 (21.74%) Finance
2 11 (5.31%) Banking
3 9 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.42%) Back Office
5 4 (1.93%) Advertising
6 3 (1.45%) Legal
6 3 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Billing
7 2 (0.97%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (38.16%) Developer
2 48 (23.19%) Analyst
3 35 (16.91%) Business Analyst
4 26 (12.56%) Tester
4 26 (12.56%) Project Manager
5 20 (9.66%) .NET Developer
6 15 (7.25%) Manual Tester
6 15 (7.25%) Agile Business Analyst
7 14 (6.76%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.28%) Functional Tester
9 12 (5.80%) ScrumMaster
10 11 (5.31%) Agile Project Manager
11 10 (4.83%) Test Analyst
12 9 (4.35%) SQL Developer
12 9 (4.35%) PHP Developer
13 8 (3.86%) Agile Test Analyst
14 7 (3.38%) Systems Analyst
14 7 (3.38%) Senior Business Analyst
14 7 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (3.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (30.43%) .NET
2 37 (17.87%) HTML
3 23 (11.11%) XML
4 22 (10.63%) Web Services
5 21 (10.14%) ASP.NET
6 20 (9.66%) WCF
7 18 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (8.70%) HTML5
8 15 (7.25%) jQuery
9 14 (6.76%) Spring
9 14 (6.76%) CSS
10 12 (5.80%) REST
10 12 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (5.80%) Spring MVC
11 11 (5.31%) .NET Framework
11 11 (5.31%) WinForms
12 10 (4.83%) Hibernate
13 8 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 8 (3.86%) J2EE
14 7 (3.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.46%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.28%) Open Source
3 5 (2.42%) NHS
4 3 (1.45%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.45%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.48%) PMI
5 1 (0.48%) RIA
5 1 (0.48%) iPhone
5 1 (0.48%) Statistics
5 1 (0.48%) Equities
5 1 (0.48%) Social Media
5 1 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.21%) Linux
2 16 (7.73%) Windows
3 9 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.93%) Android
5 4 (1.93%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.48%) UNIX
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.71%) TDD
3 39 (18.84%) MVC
4 35 (16.91%) BDD
5 34 (16.43%) Project Management
6 28 (13.53%) Software Engineering
7 26 (12.56%) User Stories
8 25 (12.08%) Test Scripting
9 23 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 22 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (10.63%) Business Analysis
11 17 (8.21%) Web Development
12 15 (7.25%) Automated Testing
13 14 (6.76%) UML
14 12 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (5.80%) Kanban
15 11 (5.31%) Unit Testing
16 10 (4.83%) Waterfall
16 10 (4.83%) Data Management
16 10 (4.83%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.57%) SQL
2 54 (26.09%) C#
3 43 (20.77%) Java
4 39 (18.84%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.70%) PHP
6 12 (5.80%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.86%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.38%) X++
9 5 (2.42%) Python
9 5 (2.42%) Ruby
10 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.93%) C++
11 3 (1.45%) VB
12 2 (0.97%) XAML
12 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.48%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.48%) C
13 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.38%) ISEB
1 7 (3.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.45%) Degree
2 3 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (19.81%) QA
2 3 (1.45%) COBIT
2 3 (1.45%) FATCA
2 3 (1.45%) AIFMD
System Software
1 6 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.31%) Oracle
3 5 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.42%) Cisco
4 2 (0.97%) LexisNexis
4 2 (0.97%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) Progress
5 1 (0.48%) Perforce
5 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
York, North Yorkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Gradcore Ltd
Rate: £20,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified -Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 11 days ago