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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 41 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 126 82 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.22% 3.50% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 4.60% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 51 67
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £280 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £420 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
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
2377 1781 1549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.68% 75.98% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1109 843
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 51 63
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.90% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -1 96 £357 -0.90% 55
North Yorkshire +5 13 £379 +28.38% 12
South Yorkshire -1 11 £450 +28.57% 9
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 248 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (30.47%) SQL
3 76 (29.69%) SQL Server
4 73 (28.52%) TDD
5 61 (23.83%) Java
6 60 (23.44%) .NET
6 60 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 56 (21.88%) MVC
8 55 (21.48%) HTML
9 53 (20.70%) C#
10 49 (19.14%) Finance
11 47 (18.36%) jQuery
12 43 (16.80%) Kanban
13 42 (16.41%) CSS
13 42 (16.41%) E-Commerce
14 40 (15.63%) BDD
15 38 (14.84%) Coaching
15 38 (14.84%) T-SQL
16 34 (13.28%) Microsoft
17 33 (12.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 31 (12.11%) PRINCE2
19 30 (11.72%) Project Management
20 29 (11.33%) NHS
20 29 (11.33%) Data Warehouse
20 29 (11.33%) Spring
20 29 (11.33%) Unit Testing
21 28 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (10.94%) ASP.NET
22 27 (10.55%) Oracle

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (5.47%) Apache
2 13 (5.08%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.30%) JBoss
4 7 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.95%) CMS
6 5 (1.95%) Confluence
7 4 (1.56%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.56%) Node.js
7 4 (1.56%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.17%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.78%) CICS
9 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.39%) IIS
10 1 (0.39%) SAS
10 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.39%) nginx
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.39%) ATG Dynamo
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.78%) PowerPivot
2 2 (0.78%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.78%) Unica
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.34%) SaaS
3 2 (0.78%) GitHub
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) DMZ
3 1 (0.39%) Intranet
3 1 (0.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) VPN
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 33 (12.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (11.33%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (9.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (5.47%) MySQL
8 13 (5.08%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.69%) MongoDB
10 8 (3.13%) Relational Database
10 8 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.34%) DB2
11 6 (2.34%) OLAP
11 6 (2.34%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.17%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.78%) Adabas
15 1 (0.39%) Informix
15 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (8.59%) SpecFlow
2 18 (7.03%) Selenium
3 17 (6.64%) Cucumber
3 17 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (5.86%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.86%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.47%) NUnit
6 12 (4.69%) JUnit
7 11 (4.30%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.91%) Eclipse
8 10 (3.91%) Jasmine
9 8 (3.13%) WebDriver
10 7 (2.73%) Maven
10 7 (2.73%) JIRA
11 6 (2.34%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.56%) JMeter
12 4 (1.56%) Subversion
13 3 (1.17%) ReSharper
13 3 (1.17%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (1.17%) Build Forge
General
1 49 (19.14%) Finance
2 8 (3.13%) Retail
3 5 (1.95%) Back Office
3 5 (1.95%) Games
4 4 (1.56%) Banking
4 4 (1.56%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 119 (46.48%) Developer
2 32 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 29 (11.33%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.94%) Analyst
5 22 (8.59%) Project Manager
6 20 (7.81%) Architect
6 20 (7.81%) Test Analyst
7 19 (7.42%) ScrumMaster
8 17 (6.64%) Delivery Manager
9 16 (6.25%) Tester
9 16 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 12 (4.69%) Agile Tester
11 11 (4.30%) Technical Architect
11 11 (4.30%) Business Analyst
12 10 (3.91%) Web Developer
13 9 (3.52%) C# Developer
14 8 (3.13%) Database Developer
14 8 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 7 (2.73%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.44%) .NET
2 55 (21.48%) HTML
3 47 (18.36%) jQuery
4 42 (16.41%) CSS
5 29 (11.33%) Spring
6 28 (10.94%) ASP.NET
7 27 (10.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (10.16%) Ajax
9 25 (9.77%) HTML5
10 24 (9.38%) Web Services
10 24 (9.38%) XML
11 20 (7.81%) AngularJS
12 19 (7.42%) RESTful
13 18 (7.03%) CSS3
14 17 (6.64%) WCF
15 16 (6.25%) J2EE
15 16 (6.25%) Hibernate
15 16 (6.25%) .NET Framework
16 15 (5.86%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (5.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.33%) NHS
2 11 (4.30%) User Experience
3 8 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.73%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.34%) RIA
6 5 (1.95%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.95%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.56%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.56%) W3C
8 3 (1.17%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.39%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.42%) Linux
2 6 (2.34%) UNIX
3 4 (1.56%) Windows
4 2 (0.78%) Android
4 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.39%) zOS
5 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.39%) CentOS
5 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (28.52%) TDD
3 60 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (21.88%) MVC
5 43 (16.80%) Kanban
6 42 (16.41%) E-Commerce
7 40 (15.63%) BDD
8 38 (14.84%) Coaching
9 31 (12.11%) PRINCE2
10 30 (11.72%) Project Management
11 29 (11.33%) Unit Testing
12 28 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (10.55%) Software Delivery
14 26 (10.16%) Mentoring
15 25 (9.77%) RUP
16 24 (9.38%) Waterfall
17 21 (8.20%) SDLC
17 21 (8.20%) Matrix Management
18 20 (7.81%) Automated Testing
18 20 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 78 (30.47%) SQL
2 61 (23.83%) Java
3 56 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 53 (20.70%) C#
5 38 (14.84%) T-SQL
6 17 (6.64%) Ruby
7 14 (5.47%) Python
7 14 (5.47%) PHP
8 7 (2.73%) XPath
8 7 (2.73%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.34%) Scala
9 6 (2.34%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.56%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.56%) Perl
11 3 (1.17%) C++
11 3 (1.17%) PHP5
11 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.78%) NATURAL
12 2 (0.78%) JCL
12 2 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (4.69%) Degree
2 7 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (1.56%) ISEB
4 3 (1.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.78%) PMP
5 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.03%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (0.78%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) vCloud
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Xen
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) XenServer
3 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.52%) Puppet
2 5 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.17%) Cobbler
3 3 (1.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.55%) Oracle
3 16 (6.25%) Sitecore
4 11 (4.30%) IBM
5 7 (2.73%) Google
6 5 (1.95%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.95%) Facebook
7 3 (1.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.78%) VMware
9 1 (0.39%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.39%) ATG
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe
9 1 (0.39%) Sun
9 1 (0.39%) HP
9 1 (0.39%) BEA
9 1 (0.39%) Nokia
9 1 (0.39%) Twitter
9 1 (0.39%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.39%) Kony
9 1 (0.39%) SaltStack
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