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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 35 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 140 97 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.82% 3.78% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% 4.70% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 71 58
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
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
2341 2063 1718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.56% 80.43% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1405 1014
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 49 35
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.72 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 114 £400 +6.66% 62
South Yorkshire -3 20 £325 - 26
North Yorkshire -1 1 £385 +2.66% 14
East Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 289 (97.64%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (39.19%) Java
3 114 (38.51%) TDD
4 78 (26.35%) HTML
5 75 (25.34%) SQL
6 69 (23.31%) BDD
7 67 (22.64%) Linux
8 64 (21.62%) JavaScript
9 59 (19.93%) Kanban
10 55 (18.58%) CSS
11 53 (17.91%) Spring
12 49 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (14.53%) DevOps
14 41 (13.85%) .NET
14 41 (13.85%) Maven
15 40 (13.51%) Finance
16 39 (13.18%) Ruby
17 38 (12.84%) Oracle
17 38 (12.84%) User Experience
17 38 (12.84%) HTML5
18 33 (11.15%) NoSQL
19 31 (10.47%) Selenium
19 31 (10.47%) E-Commerce
19 31 (10.47%) JIRA
20 29 (9.80%) MVC
20 29 (9.80%) jQuery
21 28 (9.46%) Git (software)
22 27 (9.12%) Unit Testing
22 27 (9.12%) Puppet
22 27 (9.12%) Software Delivery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 24 (8.11%) Apache
2 23 (7.77%) Node.js
3 17 (5.74%) OpenStack
4 16 (5.41%) Confluence
5 9 (3.04%) CMS
6 6 (2.03%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.69%) CloudStack
7 5 (1.69%) Drupal
7 5 (1.69%) JBoss
8 3 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.68%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.68%) Moodle
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.34%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project
3 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.69%) GitHub
4 2 (0.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) Heroku
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.05%) Intranet
2 8 (2.70%) HTTP
3 6 (2.03%) Internet
4 4 (1.35%) LDAP
5 2 (0.68%) DNS
5 2 (0.68%) NFC
6 1 (0.34%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.15%) NoSQL
2 26 (8.78%) MongoDB
3 24 (8.11%) MySQL
4 23 (7.77%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.39%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (3.38%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.03%) Redis
11 5 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.34%) Base SAS
14 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
14 1 (0.34%) OLAP
14 1 (0.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 41 (13.85%) Maven
2 31 (10.47%) JIRA
2 31 (10.47%) Selenium
3 28 (9.46%) Git (software)
4 26 (8.78%) Jenkins
5 16 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 14 (4.73%) Appium
6 14 (4.73%) JUnit
7 12 (4.05%) Mocha
7 12 (4.05%) SonarQube
8 8 (2.70%) Axure RP
8 8 (2.70%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.36%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.03%) Mockito
10 6 (2.03%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.35%) WATIR
12 3 (1.01%) Android Studio
12 3 (1.01%) Hamcrest
13 2 (0.68%) DbUnit
General
1 40 (13.51%) Finance
2 10 (3.38%) Games
3 9 (3.04%) Banking
4 8 (2.70%) Retail
5 5 (1.69%) Online Betting
6 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.01%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Billing
7 2 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 127 (42.91%) Developer
2 62 (20.95%) Java Developer
3 44 (14.86%) Agile Developer
4 43 (14.53%) Analyst
5 38 (12.84%) Agile Java Developer
6 21 (7.09%) .NET Developer
6 21 (7.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (7.09%) Scrum Master
7 20 (6.76%) Test Analyst
8 18 (6.08%) Business Analyst
9 16 (5.41%) Tester
10 15 (5.07%) Architect
10 15 (5.07%) Designer
11 14 (4.73%) Operations Engineer
12 13 (4.39%) UX Designer
13 12 (4.05%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.72%) Project Manager
15 10 (3.38%) ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (3.38%) UI Designer
15 10 (3.38%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (26.35%) HTML
2 55 (18.58%) CSS
3 53 (17.91%) Spring
4 41 (13.85%) .NET
5 38 (12.84%) HTML5
6 29 (9.80%) jQuery
7 24 (8.11%) Hibernate
8 22 (7.43%) CSS3
9 21 (7.09%) ASP.NET
9 21 (7.09%) Web Services
10 19 (6.42%) AngularJS
10 19 (6.42%) XML
11 17 (5.74%) J2EE
11 17 (5.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
12 16 (5.41%) Apache Flex
12 16 (5.41%) REST
12 16 (5.41%) Spring Integration
13 15 (5.07%) JSON
14 14 (4.73%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.84%) User Experience
2 12 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.38%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.35%) Replication
7 3 (1.01%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.01%) PMI
8 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.68%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.68%) iPad
8 2 (0.68%) NHS
8 2 (0.68%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.34%) Clustering
9 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.34%) RIA
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (22.64%) Linux
2 16 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (5.07%) CentOS
3 15 (5.07%) Ubuntu
4 14 (4.73%) Windows
5 11 (3.72%) Android
5 11 (3.72%) Unix
6 9 (3.04%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.03%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (97.64%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (38.51%) TDD
3 69 (23.31%) BDD
4 59 (19.93%) Kanban
5 49 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (14.53%) DevOps
7 31 (10.47%) E-Commerce
8 29 (9.80%) MVC
9 27 (9.12%) Software Delivery
9 27 (9.12%) Unit Testing
10 26 (8.78%) Configuration Management
11 23 (7.77%) Waterfall
12 20 (6.76%) SDLC
12 20 (6.76%) Test Scripting
13 18 (6.08%) Open Source
14 17 (5.74%) Build Automation
14 17 (5.74%) User Stories
15 16 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (5.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 116 (39.19%) Java
2 75 (25.34%) SQL
3 64 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 39 (13.18%) Ruby
5 27 (9.12%) C#
6 25 (8.45%) Bash Shell
7 17 (5.74%) PHP
8 16 (5.41%) Scala
9 14 (4.73%) Python
9 14 (4.73%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.70%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.36%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.03%) C
13 5 (1.69%) Perl
14 2 (0.68%) C++
14 2 (0.68%) Clojure
14 2 (0.68%) Groovy
14 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 22 (7.43%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.73%) Degree
4 10 (3.38%) ISEB
5 6 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.01%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CBAP
8 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.07%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (5.74%) vSphere
2 15 (5.07%) Docker
2 15 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.69%) Xen
3 5 (1.69%) XenServer
4 4 (1.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (9.12%) Puppet
2 15 (5.07%) Ansible
3 8 (2.70%) Cobbler
3 8 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (12.84%) Oracle
2 22 (7.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.07%) VMware
4 13 (4.39%) Atlassian
5 8 (2.70%) IBM
6 6 (2.03%) EnterpriseDB
6 6 (2.03%) Trillium
7 5 (1.69%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.01%) Apigee
9 2 (0.68%) HP
9 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.34%) Rally
10 1 (0.34%) Siebel
10 1 (0.34%) Twitter
10 1 (0.34%) Zend
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