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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 12 28 46
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 211 168 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.73% 5.45% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.74% 6.53% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 123 50
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £497 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.21%
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
1964 2571 2042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.22% 83.39% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1300 1707 1326
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 98 53
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +20 126 £425 - 49
South Yorkshire +9 68 £450 +16.12% 7
North Yorkshire +4 5 £450 +16.88% 13
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 447 (94.30%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (39.87%) Java
3 162 (34.18%) Kanban
4 151 (31.86%) TDD
5 144 (30.38%) JavaScript
6 131 (27.64%) HTML
7 111 (23.42%) CSS
8 102 (21.52%) User Experience
9 94 (19.83%) Git (software)
10 93 (19.62%) Jenkins
11 90 (18.99%) User Stories
12 88 (18.57%) Scala
13 86 (18.14%) BDD
14 83 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
15 82 (17.30%) RESTful
16 81 (17.09%) HTML5
17 76 (16.03%) Linux
18 72 (15.19%) Spring
19 68 (14.35%) JIRA
20 67 (14.14%) Open Source
20 67 (14.14%) CSS3
21 65 (13.71%) Ruby
22 60 (12.66%) Selenium
23 56 (11.81%) MongoDB
23 56 (11.81%) Confluence
24 54 (11.39%) JSON
25 53 (11.18%) Continuous Improvement
26 51 (10.76%) REST
27 50 (10.55%) JUnit
28 48 (10.13%) Python

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 56 (11.81%) Confluence
2 23 (4.85%) CMS
3 17 (3.59%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.53%) Apache
5 9 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (1.90%) nginx
6 8 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.48%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.48%) Drupal
7 7 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.27%) WordPress
9 5 (1.05%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.84%) Jetty
11 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.63%) JBoss
11 3 (0.63%) Mule
12 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.42%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.42%) IIS
12 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) MS Office
2 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.21%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.91%) GitHub
2 18 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.69%) PaaS
5 7 (1.48%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.27%) IaaS
7 4 (0.84%) CloudBees
7 4 (0.84%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.63%) Office 365
8 3 (0.63%) SaaS
9 2 (0.42%) Force.com
9 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.42%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.70%) HTTP
2 11 (2.32%) DNS
3 7 (1.48%) Firewall
4 6 (1.27%) Internet
5 5 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (1.05%) LDAP
6 4 (0.84%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.42%) Network Security
8 1 (0.21%) FTP
8 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.81%) MongoDB
2 43 (9.07%) Relational Database
3 39 (8.23%) NoSQL
4 32 (6.75%) MySQL
5 27 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.11%) SQL Server
8 7 (1.48%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.48%) Redis
9 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.42%) Big Data
10 2 (0.42%) HBase
10 2 (0.42%) Riak
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.21%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.21%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 94 (19.83%) Git (software)
2 93 (19.62%) Jenkins
3 68 (14.35%) JIRA
4 60 (12.66%) Selenium
5 50 (10.55%) JUnit
6 29 (6.12%) Cucumber
7 24 (5.06%) Subversion
8 15 (3.16%) Jasmine
8 15 (3.16%) Mockito
9 14 (2.95%) WebDriver
10 13 (2.74%) Maven
11 11 (2.32%) JMeter
11 11 (2.32%) jMock
11 11 (2.32%) Mercurial
11 11 (2.32%) SoapUI
11 11 (2.32%) Spock
12 9 (1.90%) EasyMock
13 7 (1.48%) SonarQube
13 7 (1.48%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.27%) Gradle
General
1 41 (8.65%) Finance
2 18 (3.80%) Banking
3 11 (2.32%) Games
3 11 (2.32%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.90%) Retail
5 6 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.05%) Marketing
7 3 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) Back Office
8 2 (0.42%) Electronics
8 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 209 (44.09%) Developer
2 80 (16.88%) Java Developer
3 54 (11.39%) Analyst
4 52 (10.97%) Scrum Master
5 47 (9.92%) Business Analyst
6 46 (9.70%) Architect
7 38 (8.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 35 (7.38%) Agile Business Analyst
9 29 (6.12%) Technical Architect
10 27 (5.70%) Agile Developer
11 25 (5.27%) JavaScript Developer
12 24 (5.06%) Scala Developer
12 24 (5.06%) Senior Developer
13 23 (4.85%) Agile Java Developer
14 20 (4.22%) Tester
15 19 (4.01%) Automation Tester
16 18 (3.80%) Java Scala Developer
17 16 (3.38%) Developer in Test
17 16 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
18 15 (3.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (27.64%) HTML
2 111 (23.42%) CSS
3 82 (17.30%) RESTful
4 81 (17.09%) HTML5
5 72 (15.19%) Spring
6 67 (14.14%) CSS3
7 54 (11.39%) JSON
8 51 (10.76%) REST
9 42 (8.86%) Node.js
10 41 (8.65%) Web Services
11 38 (8.02%) Ajax
11 38 (8.02%) Play Framework
12 34 (7.17%) Django
13 29 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails
14 27 (5.70%) AngularJS
15 25 (5.27%) Hibernate
16 21 (4.43%) .NET
17 20 (4.22%) Spring MVC
17 20 (4.22%) XML
18 18 (3.80%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 102 (21.52%) User Experience
2 18 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.74%) Social Media
5 10 (2.11%) Tandem
6 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.63%) Fintech
7 3 (0.63%) iPhone
7 3 (0.63%) Replication
7 3 (0.63%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.42%) iPad
8 2 (0.42%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.42%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.42%) NHS
8 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.42%) Psychology
8 2 (0.42%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.03%) Linux
2 22 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (3.38%) Android
4 12 (2.53%) Windows
5 11 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.11%) Unix
7 8 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.05%) CentOS
9 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.42%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (94.30%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (34.18%) Kanban
3 151 (31.86%) TDD
4 90 (18.99%) User Stories
5 86 (18.14%) BDD
6 83 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (14.14%) Open Source
8 53 (11.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 48 (10.13%) Mentoring
10 47 (9.92%) Microservices
11 45 (9.49%) Automated Testing
11 45 (9.49%) Software Engineering
12 44 (9.28%) Front End Development
13 40 (8.44%) OO
14 38 (8.02%) Web Development
15 34 (7.17%) DevOps
16 33 (6.96%) MVC
17 32 (6.75%) Project Management
18 31 (6.54%) SDLC
18 31 (6.54%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 189 (39.87%) Java
2 144 (30.38%) JavaScript
3 88 (18.57%) Scala
4 65 (13.71%) Ruby
5 48 (10.13%) Python
6 39 (8.23%) C#
7 36 (7.59%) SQL
8 35 (7.38%) PHP
9 23 (4.85%) Groovy
10 21 (4.43%) Clojure
11 10 (2.11%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.48%) C
13 6 (1.27%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.27%) C++
13 6 (1.27%) PHP 5
14 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.63%) XPath
15 3 (0.63%) XQuery
16 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (3.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.74%) Degree
3 8 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.05%) ISEB
6 2 (0.42%) CBAP
6 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) CISSP
7 1 (0.21%) CLAS
7 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.01%) QA
2 6 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.42%) FATCA
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (3.59%) Docker
2 14 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.05%) NFS
4 5 (1.05%) Squid
4 5 (1.05%) Varnish
5 2 (0.42%) HDFS
5 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.42%) XenServer
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (4.85%) Puppet
2 14 (2.95%) Ansible
3 7 (1.48%) Nagios
4 5 (1.05%) Grafana
4 5 (1.05%) Graphite
4 5 (1.05%) Graylog
4 5 (1.05%) HAProxy
4 5 (1.05%) Icinga
4 5 (1.05%) StatsD
4 5 (1.05%) Terraform
5 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.42%) Salt
5 2 (0.42%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (5.91%) Google
2 23 (4.85%) Red Hat
3 16 (3.38%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.95%) Oracle
5 11 (2.32%) VMware
6 7 (1.48%) New Relic
6 7 (1.48%) Zend
7 5 (1.05%) F5
7 5 (1.05%) MuleSoft
7 5 (1.05%) Palo Alto
8 4 (0.84%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.63%) Splunk
10 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.42%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.42%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.42%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.42%) Solace
10 2 (0.42%) Twitter
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