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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 50 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 86 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.24% 3.97% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 5.32% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 52 43
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £385 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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
2034 1692 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 76.64% 74.60% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1022 859
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 69
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -14 60 £350 +9.37% 37
South Yorkshire +10 14 £435 +8.75% 4
North Yorkshire 0 10 £353 +8.46% 9
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 163 (92.61%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (28.41%) TDD
3 48 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 40 (22.73%) C#
5 38 (21.59%) HTML
5 38 (21.59%) .NET
5 38 (21.59%) MVC
6 36 (20.45%) SQL Server
7 34 (19.32%) CSS
8 32 (18.18%) SQL
8 32 (18.18%) Finance
9 28 (15.91%) Project Management
9 28 (15.91%) jQuery
10 27 (15.34%) ASP.NET
11 24 (13.64%) Java
11 24 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (13.07%) Web Services
13 22 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 21 (11.93%) BDD
15 20 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (11.36%) Web Development
16 19 (10.80%) Test Scripting
16 19 (10.80%) Software Engineering
16 19 (10.80%) XML
17 18 (10.23%) PRINCE2
18 17 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 17 (9.66%) .NET Framework
19 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
19 16 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
20 15 (8.52%) Cucumber

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (5.11%) IIS
2 6 (3.41%) CMS
3 4 (2.27%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.70%) Node.js
5 2 (1.14%) uiautomator
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.14%) Confluence
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.14%) Apache
5 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.57%) CICS
6 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.57%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Photoshop
1 5 (2.84%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (2.84%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (1.70%) MS Project
3 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.57%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Trello
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.98%) MySQL
7 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.84%) OLAP
9 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.84%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.14%) MS Access
13 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.57%) Adabas
13 1 (0.57%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (8.52%) Cucumber
3 14 (7.95%) JIRA
4 12 (6.82%) Selenium
5 11 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 8 (4.55%) Subversion
7 7 (3.98%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.27%) Hudson
9 3 (1.70%) Maven
10 2 (1.14%) Appium
10 2 (1.14%) eggPlant
10 2 (1.14%) Calabash
10 2 (1.14%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.14%) JUnit
11 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 32 (18.18%) Finance
2 9 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.98%) Banking
4 6 (3.41%) Advertising
5 5 (2.84%) Retail
6 4 (2.27%) Back Office
7 3 (1.70%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Local Government
8 2 (1.14%) Games
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (40.91%) Developer
2 28 (15.91%) .NET Developer
3 25 (14.20%) Project Manager
4 21 (11.93%) Analyst
5 15 (8.52%) Business Analyst
5 15 (8.52%) ScrumMaster
6 12 (6.82%) Tester
7 11 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.11%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 8 (4.55%) Agile Coach
10 7 (3.98%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Designer
10 7 (3.98%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (3.41%) Database Developer
11 6 (3.41%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.84%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.84%) Test Analyst
12 5 (2.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.59%) HTML
1 38 (21.59%) .NET
2 34 (19.32%) CSS
3 28 (15.91%) jQuery
4 27 (15.34%) ASP.NET
5 23 (13.07%) Web Services
6 20 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (10.80%) XML
8 17 (9.66%) .NET Framework
9 15 (8.52%) Ajax
10 12 (6.82%) WCF
10 12 (6.82%) WPF
11 11 (6.25%) HTML5
12 9 (5.11%) J2EE
12 9 (5.11%) Hibernate
13 8 (4.55%) CSS3
13 8 (4.55%) Spring
14 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (3.41%) Spring MVC
16 5 (2.84%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (5.11%) User Experience
2 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.84%) NHS
3 5 (2.84%) Graphic Design
3 5 (2.84%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.27%) Open Source
4 4 (2.27%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.70%) PMI
6 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.14%) Online Games
6 2 (1.14%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) iPhone
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.82%) Linux
2 6 (3.41%) Android
2 6 (3.41%) Windows
3 4 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.70%) UNIX
5 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (92.61%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (28.41%) TDD
3 38 (21.59%) MVC
4 28 (15.91%) Project Management
5 22 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 21 (11.93%) BDD
7 20 (11.36%) Web Development
8 19 (10.80%) Test Scripting
8 19 (10.80%) Software Engineering
9 18 (10.23%) PRINCE2
10 14 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.95%) Kanban
10 14 (7.95%) Mentoring
11 13 (7.39%) User Stories
11 13 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.82%) RUP
12 12 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (6.82%) Automated Testing
12 12 (6.82%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 40 (22.73%) C#
3 32 (18.18%) SQL
4 24 (13.64%) Java
5 12 (6.82%) PHP
6 9 (5.11%) Ruby
7 7 (3.98%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.41%) Python
9 4 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.70%) XAML
11 2 (1.14%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.14%) VBA
11 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.14%) Perl
12 1 (0.57%) C++
12 1 (0.57%) COBOL
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (6.25%) Degree
2 6 (3.41%) ISEB
3 5 (2.84%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.57%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.52%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.57%) Xen
1 1 (0.57%) XenServer
1 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.84%) Tivoli
1 5 (2.84%) Cobbler
1 5 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.84%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.82%) Oracle
3 11 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.70%) VMware
4 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.14%) hybris
6 1 (0.57%) HP
6 1 (0.57%) IBM
6 1 (0.57%) ATG
6 1 (0.57%) Capita
6 1 (0.57%) Zend
6 1 (0.57%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.57%) EnterpriseDB
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