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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 46 46 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 122 89 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.87% 3.76% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 4.93% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 51 83
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £290 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.19 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -
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
2490 1807 1669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.02% 76.24% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1120 915
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 55 77
Average hourly rate £15.36 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.26 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 89 £375 +4.16% 38
North Yorkshire +3 16 £413 +42.24% 13
South Yorkshire -17 13 £425 +38.21% 8
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 238 (96.36%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.39%) SQL
3 79 (31.98%) TDD
4 71 (28.74%) SQL Server
5 64 (25.91%) Java
6 59 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (22.27%) .NET
8 54 (21.86%) JavaScript
9 53 (21.46%) MVC
10 51 (20.65%) E-Commerce
11 50 (20.24%) HTML
12 48 (19.43%) C#
13 47 (19.03%) Kanban
14 43 (17.41%) jQuery
15 42 (17.00%) BDD
16 40 (16.19%) Finance
17 37 (14.98%) T-SQL
18 35 (14.17%) Unit Testing
19 33 (13.36%) CSS
20 32 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 32 (12.96%) Coaching
21 29 (11.74%) Data Warehouse
21 29 (11.74%) Microsoft
22 28 (11.34%) ASP.NET
22 28 (11.34%) ASP.NET Web API
23 27 (10.93%) SQL Server 2012
23 27 (10.93%) Project Management
23 27 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
24 26 (10.53%) XML
25 25 (10.12%) Software Delivery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.05%) JBoss
3 9 (3.64%) Apache
4 8 (3.24%) CMS
5 7 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.02%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.02%) Node.js
6 5 (2.02%) Confluence
7 4 (1.62%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.21%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.81%) Drupal
9 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.81%) CICS
9 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.40%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 2 (0.81%) MS Project
1 2 (0.81%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.81%) Unica
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.21%) GitHub
3 2 (0.81%) SaaS
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.02%) Internet
2 3 (1.21%) DNS
3 2 (0.81%) LDAP
4 1 (0.40%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.40%) DMZ
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (11.74%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (10.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (6.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.86%) MySQL
7 11 (4.45%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.05%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.43%) DB2
11 5 (2.02%) OLAP
11 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.02%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (1.62%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.81%) Adabas
14 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.40%) Informix
Development Applications
1 19 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.48%) Selenium
2 16 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.07%) SpecFlow
3 15 (6.07%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.07%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.86%) NUnit
5 11 (4.45%) Maven
5 11 (4.45%) JUnit
6 10 (4.05%) Jasmine
6 10 (4.05%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.24%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.24%) JIRA
8 7 (2.83%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.43%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.62%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.62%) JMeter
10 4 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.21%) Subversion
11 3 (1.21%) Build Forge
General
1 40 (16.19%) Finance
2 6 (2.43%) Retail
3 5 (2.02%) Games
4 4 (1.62%) Back Office
4 4 (1.62%) Marketing
5 3 (1.21%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 113 (45.75%) Developer
2 29 (11.74%) Java Developer
3 28 (11.34%) .NET Developer
3 28 (11.34%) Analyst
4 20 (8.10%) Project Manager
4 20 (8.10%) Architect
5 19 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 17 (6.88%) ScrumMaster
7 13 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 12 (4.86%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.86%) Delivery Manager
9 11 (4.45%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.05%) Web Developer
11 8 (3.24%) Tester
11 8 (3.24%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.24%) Database Developer
11 8 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 7 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (2.43%) Mobile Web Developer
13 6 (2.43%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.27%) .NET
2 50 (20.24%) HTML
3 43 (17.41%) jQuery
4 33 (13.36%) CSS
5 28 (11.34%) ASP.NET
5 28 (11.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (10.53%) XML
7 24 (9.72%) Web Services
7 24 (9.72%) Spring
8 23 (9.31%) RESTful
9 22 (8.91%) HTML5
10 21 (8.50%) AngularJS
11 19 (7.69%) Ajax
11 19 (7.69%) J2EE
12 17 (6.88%) KnockoutJS
12 17 (6.88%) WCF
13 16 (6.48%) REST
13 16 (6.48%) CSS3
14 15 (6.07%) Hibernate
15 13 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.91%) NHS
1 22 (8.91%) User Experience
2 10 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.62%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.62%) W3C
6 3 (1.21%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.21%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.81%) RIA
7 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) BBC
8 1 (0.40%) Equities
8 1 (0.40%) Tandem
8 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.40%) Wiki
8 1 (0.40%) Blog
8 1 (0.40%) Online Games
8 1 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.91%) Linux
2 9 (3.64%) Android
3 8 (3.24%) Windows
4 7 (2.83%) UNIX
4 7 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.02%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.02%) CentOS
6 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.40%) zOS
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (96.36%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (31.98%) TDD
3 59 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (21.46%) MVC
5 51 (20.65%) E-Commerce
6 47 (19.03%) Kanban
7 42 (17.00%) BDD
8 35 (14.17%) Unit Testing
9 32 (12.96%) Coaching
10 27 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (10.93%) Project Management
11 25 (10.12%) Software Delivery
12 23 (9.31%) Continuous Delivery
12 23 (9.31%) RUP
13 21 (8.50%) Mentoring
13 21 (8.50%) Waterfall
14 20 (8.10%) PRINCE2
15 17 (6.88%) Automated Testing
15 17 (6.88%) SDLC
16 14 (5.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 80 (32.39%) SQL
2 64 (25.91%) Java
3 54 (21.86%) JavaScript
4 48 (19.43%) C#
5 37 (14.98%) T-SQL
6 21 (8.50%) Ruby
7 11 (4.45%) Python
7 11 (4.45%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.64%) PHP
9 8 (3.24%) Perl
10 7 (2.83%) XPath
10 7 (2.83%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.43%) Scala
12 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.21%) C++
12 3 (1.21%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.81%) C
13 2 (0.81%) COBOL
13 2 (0.81%) NATURAL
13 2 (0.81%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (2.83%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.43%) Degree
3 4 (1.62%) ISEB
4 3 (1.21%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.29%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.02%) Docker
2 2 (0.81%) XenServer
2 2 (0.81%) vSphere
2 2 (0.81%) Xen
2 2 (0.81%) Varnish
3 1 (0.40%) vCloud
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 14 (5.67%) Puppet
2 4 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.62%) Ansible
3 3 (1.21%) Cobbler
3 3 (1.21%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 29 (11.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.69%) Oracle
3 18 (7.29%) Sitecore
4 11 (4.45%) IBM
5 6 (2.43%) VMware
6 5 (2.02%) Google
6 5 (2.02%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.81%) Adobe
8 2 (0.81%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.40%) hybris
9 1 (0.40%) Facebook
9 1 (0.40%) Twitter
9 1 (0.40%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.40%) Kony
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) Sun
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) BEA
9 1 (0.40%) Nokia
Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £315 - £340 per day + flexible
Posted: 10 days ago
Doncaster
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 23 days ago