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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 45 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 84 120 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.57% 5.40% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 7.26% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 83 85
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£350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +8.39%
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
1740 1653 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.98% 74.43% 72.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 905 1053
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 51
Average hourly rate £15.69 £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.40% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -11 65 £363 +20.83% 27
South Yorkshire +9 8 £313 -11.34% 8
North Yorkshire -15 8 £290 -9.37% 11
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 103 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.75%) .NET
3 55 (26.32%) SQL
4 52 (24.88%) Finance
5 50 (23.92%) C#
6 44 (21.05%) TDD
7 39 (18.66%) Java
8 37 (17.70%) JavaScript
9 36 (17.22%) Project Management
9 36 (17.22%) MVC
9 36 (17.22%) QA
10 34 (16.27%) HTML
11 30 (14.35%) Software Engineering
11 30 (14.35%) BDD
12 27 (12.92%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (12.44%) SQL Server
14 25 (11.96%) PRINCE2
15 24 (11.48%) XML
15 24 (11.48%) User Stories
16 23 (11.00%) Web Services
16 23 (11.00%) Business Analysis
17 22 (10.53%) Test Scripting
17 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (10.53%) ASP.NET
17 22 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
18 20 (9.57%) WCF
19 19 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
20 18 (8.61%) Microsoft
21 16 (7.66%) Web Development
22 15 (7.18%) Automated Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.87%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.39%) IIS
4 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.39%) Confluence
5 4 (1.91%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.44%) CMS
7 2 (0.96%) Node.js
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.48%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.48%) WordPress
8 1 (0.48%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (3.83%) MS Office
2 7 (3.35%) MS Project
3 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.39%) LAN
1 5 (2.39%) WAN
1 5 (2.39%) SMTP
1 5 (2.39%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.39%) SAN
1 5 (2.39%) Firewall
1 5 (2.39%) NAS
2 1 (0.48%) Intranet
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.83%) MySQL
4 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.91%) OLAP
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.44%) SQLPlus
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.18%) Cucumber
2 15 (7.18%) Selenium
3 13 (6.22%) JIRA
4 9 (4.31%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.31%) Maven
4 9 (4.31%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.44%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.44%) Subversion
5 3 (1.44%) JUnit
6 2 (0.96%) Hudson
6 2 (0.96%) Behat
6 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.48%) dotCover
7 1 (0.48%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.48%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.48%) JBehave
7 1 (0.48%) Ant
7 1 (0.48%) ReSharper
General
1 52 (24.88%) Finance
2 11 (5.26%) Banking
3 10 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.87%) Back Office
5 5 (2.39%) Advertising
6 3 (1.44%) Legal
6 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.96%) Retail
7 2 (0.96%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (36.84%) Developer
2 51 (24.40%) Analyst
3 37 (17.70%) Business Analyst
4 29 (13.88%) Project Manager
5 23 (11.00%) Tester
6 21 (10.05%) .NET Developer
7 15 (7.18%) Agile Business Analyst
8 13 (6.22%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.22%) ScrumMaster
9 12 (5.74%) Manual Tester
10 11 (5.26%) Test Analyst
10 11 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 11 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
11 10 (4.78%) Functional Tester
12 9 (4.31%) Agile Test Analyst
12 9 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.31%) Senior Business Analyst
12 9 (4.31%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (3.35%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (27.75%) .NET
2 34 (16.27%) HTML
3 24 (11.48%) XML
4 23 (11.00%) Web Services
5 22 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 20 (9.57%) WCF
7 19 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (7.18%) jQuery
8 15 (7.18%) CSS
9 14 (6.70%) HTML5
9 14 (6.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (6.22%) Spring
11 11 (5.26%) Spring MVC
11 11 (5.26%) .NET Framework
12 10 (4.78%) WinForms
12 10 (4.78%) REST
13 9 (4.31%) J2EE
14 8 (3.83%) Hibernate
14 8 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (2.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.92%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.78%) Open Source
3 5 (2.39%) NHS
4 3 (1.44%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.96%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.96%) PMI
6 1 (0.48%) Social Media
6 1 (0.48%) iPad
6 1 (0.48%) Equities
6 1 (0.48%) Statistics
6 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.48%) RIA
6 1 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.18%) Windows
2 13 (6.22%) Linux
3 9 (4.31%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.91%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.44%) Android
7 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.05%) TDD
3 36 (17.22%) Project Management
3 36 (17.22%) MVC
4 30 (14.35%) Software Engineering
4 30 (14.35%) BDD
5 25 (11.96%) PRINCE2
6 24 (11.48%) User Stories
7 23 (11.00%) Business Analysis
8 22 (10.53%) Test Scripting
8 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (7.66%) Web Development
10 15 (7.18%) Automated Testing
10 15 (7.18%) UML
11 14 (6.70%) Kanban
12 13 (6.22%) Waterfall
12 13 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (5.26%) Unit Testing
14 10 (4.78%) Data Management
15 9 (4.31%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.32%) SQL
2 50 (23.92%) C#
3 39 (18.66%) Java
4 37 (17.70%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.18%) PHP
6 11 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.83%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.35%) X++
9 5 (2.39%) Python
10 4 (1.91%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.91%) Ruby
11 3 (1.44%) C++
12 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.96%) VB
12 2 (0.96%) XAML
13 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.48%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.48%) C
13 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.35%) ISEB
1 7 (3.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.87%) Degree
3 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (17.22%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) FATCA
2 3 (1.44%) AIFMD
2 3 (1.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (2.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (8.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.74%) Oracle
3 5 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.39%) Cisco
4 2 (0.96%) LexisNexis
4 2 (0.96%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) Progress
5 1 (0.48%) HP
5 1 (0.48%) Perforce
5 1 (0.48%) hybris
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