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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 46 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 90 93 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.57% 4.20% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 5.59% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 63 43
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +30.76%
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
1869 1665 1956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.20% 75.14% 75.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1153 957 1001
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 66 63
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.15 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 -10 56 £350 +7.69% 47
South Yorkshire +18 20 £308 -12.14% 10
North Yorkshire -11 10 £300 - 10
East Yorkshire - - - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 158 (90.29%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.71%) Finance
3 38 (21.71%) TDD
4 37 (21.14%) Project Management
4 37 (21.14%) C#
5 34 (19.43%) SQL
5 34 (19.43%) .NET
6 33 (18.86%) JavaScript
7 27 (15.43%) HTML
7 27 (15.43%) Java
8 26 (14.86%) MVC
9 23 (13.14%) PRINCE2
9 23 (13.14%) BDD
10 22 (12.57%) Software Engineering
11 21 (12.00%) SQL Server
12 20 (11.43%) CSS
12 20 (11.43%) QA
12 20 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (11.43%) User Stories
13 19 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (10.29%) Web Services
15 17 (9.71%) Web Development
16 16 (9.14%) WCF
16 16 (9.14%) PHP
17 15 (8.57%) ASP.NET
17 15 (8.57%) Linux
17 15 (8.57%) Test Scripting
17 15 (8.57%) jQuery
17 15 (8.57%) Cucumber
17 15 (8.57%) Enterprise Software

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (2.86%) CMS
2 4 (2.29%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.14%) Confluence
4 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.14%) Node.js
4 2 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.57%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.57%) WordPress
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) MS Project
2 4 (2.29%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.29%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS Office
4 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.71%) MySQL
3 8 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.29%) OLAP
6 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.57%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.57%) MS Access
9 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (8.57%) Cucumber
3 14 (8.00%) JIRA
4 12 (6.86%) Selenium
5 7 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.86%) Subversion
6 5 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.29%) Maven
8 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.14%) Hudson
9 2 (1.14%) Behat
10 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.57%) JUnit
10 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (25.71%) Finance
2 10 (5.71%) Banking
3 7 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.29%) Back Office
4 4 (2.29%) Retail
4 4 (2.29%) Advertising
5 3 (1.71%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Local Government
6 2 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (36.00%) Developer
2 30 (17.14%) Analyst
3 27 (15.43%) Project Manager
4 24 (13.71%) Business Analyst
5 18 (10.29%) .NET Developer
6 16 (9.14%) ScrumMaster
7 12 (6.86%) Tester
8 11 (6.29%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Java Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Agile Coach
11 8 (4.57%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (4.57%) C# Developer
12 7 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
12 7 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (3.43%) Senior Business Analyst
13 6 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (3.43%) Database Developer
13 6 (3.43%) SQL Developer
14 5 (2.86%) PHP Developer
14 5 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.43%) .NET
2 27 (15.43%) HTML
3 20 (11.43%) CSS
4 18 (10.29%) Web Services
5 16 (9.14%) WCF
6 15 (8.57%) jQuery
6 15 (8.57%) ASP.NET
7 12 (6.86%) XML
8 10 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (5.71%) HTML5
9 9 (5.14%) Hibernate
9 9 (5.14%) Spring
10 8 (4.57%) Spring MVC
11 7 (4.00%) WinForms
12 6 (3.43%) J2EE
12 6 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (2.86%) REST
13 5 (2.86%) CSS3
13 5 (2.86%) Ajax
13 5 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.00%) User Experience
2 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.86%) Open Source
4 4 (2.29%) NHS
4 4 (2.29%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.29%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.71%) PMI
6 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.57%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) RIA
7 1 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.57%) Linux
2 6 (3.43%) Windows
3 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) UNIX
4 1 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (90.29%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.71%) TDD
3 37 (21.14%) Project Management
4 26 (14.86%) MVC
5 23 (13.14%) PRINCE2
5 23 (13.14%) BDD
6 22 (12.57%) Software Engineering
7 20 (11.43%) User Stories
8 19 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (9.71%) Web Development
10 15 (8.57%) Test Scripting
10 15 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 14 (8.00%) Business Analysis
12 12 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.29%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.29%) UML
14 10 (5.71%) Kanban
14 10 (5.71%) Automated Testing
14 10 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.14%) C#
2 34 (19.43%) SQL
3 33 (18.86%) JavaScript
4 27 (15.43%) Java
5 16 (9.14%) PHP
6 9 (5.14%) Ruby
7 7 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.43%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.43%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.29%) X++
10 4 (2.29%) Python
11 3 (1.71%) C++
12 2 (1.14%) Perl
12 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.14%) VBA
12 2 (1.14%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.57%) XAML
13 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (5.14%) Degree
2 5 (2.86%) ISEB
3 4 (2.29%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.71%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) FATCA
3 2 (1.14%) AIFMD
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Xen
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.57%) XenServer
1 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.29%) Puppet
1 4 (2.29%) Cobbler
1 4 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.43%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (5.14%) Oracle
4 3 (1.71%) VMware
4 3 (1.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.14%) hybris
5 2 (1.14%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.57%) ATG
6 1 (0.57%) Capita
6 1 (0.57%) Zend
6 1 (0.57%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.57%) IBM
6 1 (0.57%) HP
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