The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 21 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 206 120 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.37% 4.06% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 4.90% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 89 76
Median daily rate £425 £370 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -4.19%
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
2382 2450 1777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.16% 82.83% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1721 1169
Median daily rate £425 £368 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 54 54
Median hourly rate £16.90 £15.39 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.79% +0.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +20 171 £425 +21.42% 54
North Yorkshire +10 16 £450 +18.03% 6
South Yorkshire +4 16 £413 +10.00% 4
East Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 347 (96.12%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (45.15%) Java
3 153 (42.38%) TDD
4 98 (27.15%) JavaScript
5 97 (26.87%) BDD
6 87 (24.10%) Kanban
6 87 (24.10%) HTML
7 80 (22.16%) Git (software)
8 74 (20.50%) Spring
9 73 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (19.67%) CSS
11 70 (19.39%) RESTful
12 61 (16.90%) Linux
12 61 (16.90%) Ruby
13 54 (14.96%) Open Source
14 51 (14.13%) HTML5
15 49 (13.57%) Jenkins
16 47 (13.02%) DevOps
16 47 (13.02%) JIRA
16 47 (13.02%) SQL
17 46 (12.74%) Scala
17 46 (12.74%) Selenium
18 44 (12.19%) User Experience
19 43 (11.91%) Puppet
20 42 (11.63%) Hibernate
21 41 (11.36%) OO
21 41 (11.36%) CSS3
22 39 (10.80%) NoSQL
22 39 (10.80%) Pair Programming
23 37 (10.25%) User Stories

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (6.65%) Confluence
2 16 (4.43%) CMS
3 15 (4.16%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.22%) nginx
6 7 (1.94%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.66%) Drupal
8 5 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.11%) Apache
10 3 (0.83%) Jetty
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.55%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.55%) Moodle
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.55%) InVision
2 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.55%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.86%) GitHub
2 18 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.66%) Office 365
4 4 (1.11%) SaaS
5 2 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.05%) HTTP
2 9 (2.49%) DNS
2 9 (2.49%) Network Security
3 5 (1.39%) LDAP
4 4 (1.11%) FTP
5 2 (0.55%) VoIP
6 1 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) Internet
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.80%) NoSQL
2 26 (7.20%) Relational Database
3 22 (6.09%) MongoDB
4 20 (5.54%) MySQL
5 19 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.94%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.39%) Redis
9 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.83%) NonStop SQL
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 80 (22.16%) Git (software)
2 49 (13.57%) Jenkins
3 47 (13.02%) JIRA
4 46 (12.74%) Selenium
5 30 (8.31%) Maven
6 29 (8.03%) Cucumber
7 18 (4.99%) JUnit
8 16 (4.43%) Mercurial
9 13 (3.60%) Subversion
9 13 (3.60%) WebDriver
10 12 (3.32%) Android Studio
11 11 (3.05%) Appium
12 10 (2.77%) Mocha
12 10 (2.77%) SonarQube
13 9 (2.49%) Gradle
14 7 (1.94%) Xcode
15 6 (1.66%) Ant
15 6 (1.66%) Artifactory
15 6 (1.66%) GitLab
15 6 (1.66%) Mockito
General
1 16 (4.43%) Finance
2 10 (2.77%) Games
2 10 (2.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.39%) Retail
4 4 (1.11%) Online Betting
5 3 (0.83%) Banking
6 2 (0.55%) iGaming
6 2 (0.55%) Legal
6 2 (0.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (49.03%) Developer
2 73 (20.22%) Java Developer
3 37 (10.25%) Scrum Master
4 34 (9.42%) Senior Developer
5 31 (8.59%) Analyst
6 28 (7.76%) Agile Developer
7 27 (7.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 25 (6.93%) Agile Java Developer
9 21 (5.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 21 (5.82%) Scala Developer
10 18 (4.99%) Java Scala Developer
11 17 (4.71%) Architect
11 17 (4.71%) Business Analyst
12 16 (4.43%) Project Manager
13 15 (4.16%) Android Developer
13 15 (4.16%) Senior Java Scala Developer
13 15 (4.16%) Senior Scala Developer
14 13 (3.60%) Agile Scrum Master
14 13 (3.60%) Ruby Developer
15 12 (3.32%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (24.10%) HTML
2 74 (20.50%) Spring
3 71 (19.67%) CSS
4 70 (19.39%) RESTful
5 51 (14.13%) HTML5
6 42 (11.63%) Hibernate
7 41 (11.36%) CSS3
8 25 (6.93%) Web Services
9 24 (6.65%) JSON
10 21 (5.82%) .NET
10 21 (5.82%) J2EE
11 20 (5.54%) AngularJS
12 19 (5.26%) REST
13 17 (4.71%) jQuery
14 16 (4.43%) XML
15 15 (4.16%) Ruby on Rails
16 14 (3.88%) Node.js
17 12 (3.32%) Android SDK
18 11 (3.05%) KnockoutJS
18 11 (3.05%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.19%) User Experience
2 20 (5.54%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.99%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.77%) Digital Media
6 8 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.22%) Social Media
7 5 (1.39%) iPad
7 5 (1.39%) iPhone
8 4 (1.11%) NHS
8 4 (1.11%) Wiki
9 3 (0.83%) CESG
9 3 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (0.83%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.83%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.55%) Blog
10 2 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.55%) STB
10 2 (0.55%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.90%) Linux
2 18 (4.99%) Android
3 14 (3.88%) Windows
4 10 (2.77%) CentOS
4 10 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.49%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.49%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.22%) Unix
7 7 (1.94%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.66%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.83%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (96.12%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (42.38%) TDD
3 97 (26.87%) BDD
4 87 (24.10%) Kanban
5 73 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (14.96%) Open Source
7 47 (13.02%) DevOps
8 41 (11.36%) OO
9 39 (10.80%) Pair Programming
10 37 (10.25%) User Stories
11 36 (9.97%) Software Delivery
12 35 (9.70%) SOA
13 34 (9.42%) Unit Testing
14 33 (9.14%) Mentoring
14 33 (9.14%) Microservices
14 33 (9.14%) MVC
15 31 (8.59%) Project Management
15 31 (8.59%) SDLC
16 29 (8.03%) Web Development
17 28 (7.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (45.15%) Java
2 98 (27.15%) JavaScript
3 61 (16.90%) Ruby
4 47 (13.02%) SQL
5 46 (12.74%) Scala
6 34 (9.42%) PHP
6 34 (9.42%) Python
7 29 (8.03%) C#
8 20 (5.54%) Bash Shell
9 19 (5.26%) Clojure
9 19 (5.26%) Groovy
10 9 (2.49%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.94%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.66%) Erlang
12 6 (1.66%) Go
12 6 (1.66%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.11%) C
13 4 (1.11%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.55%) Jython
14 2 (0.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.60%) Degree
4 11 (3.05%) ISEB
5 5 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.83%) CISSP
6 3 (0.83%) CLAS
6 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CBAP
7 1 (0.28%) CITP
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.65%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (7.76%) Docker
2 16 (4.43%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.05%) vSphere
4 6 (1.66%) Ceph
4 6 (1.66%) etcd
4 6 (1.66%) flannel
4 6 (1.66%) GlusterFS
5 5 (1.39%) Varnish
6 3 (0.83%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.55%) Xen
7 2 (0.55%) XenServer
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.28%) NFS
8 1 (0.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 43 (11.91%) Puppet
2 16 (4.43%) Ansible
3 11 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.94%) Graphite
4 7 (1.94%) HAProxy
5 6 (1.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (1.66%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.66%) logstash
5 6 (1.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (1.66%) rkt
6 3 (0.83%) SCCM
7 2 (0.55%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.55%) Opsview
7 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.28%) Graylog
8 1 (0.28%) Icinga
8 1 (0.28%) Mesos
8 1 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (7.76%) Oracle
2 14 (3.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.60%) VMware
4 9 (2.49%) Atlassian
4 9 (2.49%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.94%) Google
6 4 (1.11%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.83%) Twitter
8 2 (0.55%) Apple
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco
8 2 (0.55%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (0.55%) Facebook
8 2 (0.55%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.28%) F5
9 1 (0.28%) HP
9 1 (0.28%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.28%) Progress
9 1 (0.28%) Rally
9 1 (0.28%) SAP
9 1 (0.28%) Zend
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