Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 13 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 317 211 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.52% 9.98% 8.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.06% 11.33% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 151 178
Leeds median daily rate £401 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.64% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £313
90th Percentile £536 £550 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,255 1,863 2,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.06% 88.09% 88.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,561 1,260 1,776
Leeds median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 15 34
Leeds median hourly rate £25.50 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.21% +17.31% -25.71%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.45 £35.35 £21.58
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -15.52% -17.14%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Leeds

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Leeds

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Leeds

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 300 (94.64%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (44.16%) Java
3 130 (41.01%) TDD
4 116 (36.59%) SQL
5 98 (30.91%) JavaScript
5 98 (30.91%) Test Automation
6 97 (30.60%) Kanban
7 94 (29.65%) C#
8 80 (25.24%) BDD
9 72 (22.71%) Microservices
9 72 (22.71%) .NET
10 68 (21.45%) E-Commerce
11 63 (19.87%) Software Engineering
12 62 (19.56%) ASP.NET
13 58 (18.30%) MVC
13 58 (18.30%) AngularJS
14 57 (17.98%) JIRA
15 56 (17.67%) Open Source
16 55 (17.35%) Jenkins
17 54 (17.03%) ASP.NET Web API
18 53 (16.72%) Mentoring
18 53 (16.72%) Git (software)
19 51 (16.09%) SQL Server
20 50 (15.77%) NoSQL
21 49 (15.46%) HTML
21 49 (15.46%) T-SQL
22 48 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
23 46 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
24 44 (13.88%) Coaching
25 43 (13.56%) Vue (Vue.js)

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 43 (13.56%) Confluence
2 23 (7.26%) Apache
3 12 (3.79%) CMS
4 10 (3.15%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (2.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.63%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.32%) IIS
10 1 (0.32%) Jetty
10 1 (0.32%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.32%) Mule
10 1 (0.32%) nginx
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (8.52%) Slack
2 18 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.84%) SaaS
4 8 (2.52%) npm
5 6 (1.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 5 (1.58%) GitHub
7 3 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.95%) Trello
8 2 (0.63%) Boomi
8 2 (0.63%) CloudBees
8 2 (0.63%) Force.com
8 2 (0.63%) IaaS
8 2 (0.63%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.63%) PaaS
9 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.47%) HTTP
2 4 (1.26%) Internet
2 4 (1.26%) SMS
3 1 (0.32%) DHCP
3 1 (0.32%) DNS
3 1 (0.32%) Firewall
3 1 (0.32%) FTP
3 1 (0.32%) IPsec
3 1 (0.32%) SSL
3 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 50 (15.77%) NoSQL
3 36 (11.36%) Big Data
4 32 (10.09%) MySQL
5 30 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (9.15%) MongoDB
7 22 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (4.42%) Apache Hive
8 14 (4.42%) Relational Database
9 13 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.84%) Hadoop
12 8 (2.52%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.26%) Riak
14 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.32%) DB2
15 1 (0.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 57 (17.98%) JIRA
2 55 (17.35%) Jenkins
3 53 (16.72%) Git (software)
4 42 (13.25%) Selenium
5 34 (10.73%) Cucumber
6 32 (10.09%) JUnit
7 22 (6.94%) Jasmine
7 22 (6.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (4.42%) Maven
8 14 (4.42%) SonarQube
9 13 (4.10%) Mockito
9 13 (4.10%) Subversion
10 12 (3.79%) Mercurial
10 12 (3.79%) webpack
11 11 (3.47%) Artifactory
11 11 (3.47%) SoapUI
12 7 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (2.21%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.58%) NUnit
13 5 (1.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (5.68%) Retail
2 17 (5.36%) Finance
3 8 (2.52%) Law
4 5 (1.58%) Banking
4 5 (1.58%) Games
5 4 (1.26%) Marketing
6 3 (0.95%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 134 (42.27%) Developer
2 51 (16.09%) .NET Developer
3 43 (13.56%) Analyst
4 42 (13.25%) C# Developer
5 40 (12.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (11.36%) Java Developer
7 30 (9.46%) Scrum Master
7 30 (9.46%) Software Engineer
8 25 (7.89%) Test Analyst
9 23 (7.26%) Java Engineer
10 21 (6.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (6.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (5.99%) Angular Developer
11 19 (5.99%) Test Engineer
11 19 (5.99%) Tester
12 15 (4.73%) Business Analyst
13 14 (4.42%) Architect
13 14 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
14 13 (4.10%) Automation Tester
14 13 (4.10%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (22.71%) .NET
2 62 (19.56%) ASP.NET
3 58 (18.30%) AngularJS
4 54 (17.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 49 (15.46%) HTML
6 48 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (13.56%) jQuery
7 43 (13.56%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 42 (13.25%) CSS
9 41 (12.93%) Spring
10 40 (12.62%) REST
11 38 (11.99%) Node.js
11 38 (11.99%) React
12 33 (10.41%) Kafka
13 32 (10.09%) SOAP
14 26 (8.20%) Web Services
15 25 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
16 24 (7.57%) RESTful
17 21 (6.62%) Spring Boot
18 20 (6.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.62%) Mobile App
1 21 (6.62%) User Experience
2 11 (3.47%) NHS
3 9 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
5 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.32%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.32%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.99%) Linux
2 27 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (2.52%) Android
4 5 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.63%) Windows
6 1 (0.32%) AIX
6 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (94.64%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (41.01%) TDD
3 98 (30.91%) Test Automation
4 97 (30.60%) Kanban
5 80 (25.24%) BDD
6 72 (22.71%) Microservices
7 68 (21.45%) E-Commerce
8 63 (19.87%) Software Engineering
9 58 (18.30%) MVC
10 56 (17.67%) Open Source
11 53 (16.72%) Mentoring
12 46 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (13.88%) Coaching
14 37 (11.67%) User Stories
15 30 (9.46%) SDLC
16 28 (8.83%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (8.83%) SFIA
17 26 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (7.89%) OO
18 25 (7.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (44.16%) Java
2 116 (36.59%) SQL
3 98 (30.91%) JavaScript
4 94 (29.65%) C#
5 49 (15.46%) T-SQL
6 20 (6.31%) Scala
7 18 (5.68%) Python
8 7 (2.21%) Java 8
8 7 (2.21%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.89%) Ruby
9 6 (1.89%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.26%) C++
11 3 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.63%) C
12 2 (0.63%) ES6
12 2 (0.63%) SOQL
12 2 (0.63%) VBScript
13 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (4.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.10%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.89%) Degree
4 2 (0.63%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.52%) QA
2 17 (5.36%) PMO
3 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (10.41%) Docker
2 9 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.89%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.95%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.63%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (6.94%) Puppet
2 11 (3.47%) Grafana
2 11 (3.47%) Graylog
2 11 (3.47%) Terraform
3 2 (0.63%) Ansible
3 2 (0.63%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.63%) OpenView
4 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.32%) Oozie
4 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (8.52%) Red Hat
2 19 (5.99%) Oracle
3 15 (4.73%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.10%) Sitecore
5 9 (2.84%) Adobe
5 9 (2.84%) VMware
6 8 (2.52%) Coverity
7 7 (2.21%) Splunk
8 6 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.89%) Cadence
8 6 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.26%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.95%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.63%) Apigee
11 2 (0.63%) Dell
11 2 (0.63%) HP
11 2 (0.63%) IBM
11 2 (0.63%) Nimsoft
11 2 (0.63%) Software AG
11 2 (0.63%) TIBCO