Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 14 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +25
Contract jobs citing Scrum 245 195 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.76% 8.92% 11.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.86% 10.05% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 161 237
Leeds median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £319
90th Percentile £535 £590 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +13.33%
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 2,257 1,940 2,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.88% 88.71% 90.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,576 1,348 1,814
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.22%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £300
90th Percentile £563 £545 £562
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 34
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £12.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.93% -5.04%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.80 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.23 £36.39 £27.53
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £13.25
% change year-on-year +19.72% +7.17% -2.54%

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 September 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 September 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.

1 235 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (32.24%) SQL
3 77 (31.43%) C#
4 76 (31.02%) E-Commerce
4 76 (31.02%) TDD
5 73 (29.80%) .NET
6 72 (29.39%) Java
7 68 (27.76%) JavaScript
8 60 (24.49%) ASP.NET
9 59 (24.08%) AngularJS
10 58 (23.67%) MVC
11 56 (22.86%) Kanban
12 55 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 45 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (18.37%) SQL Server
14 44 (17.96%) Vue.js
15 43 (17.55%) Test Automation
16 41 (16.73%) BDD
17 40 (16.33%) React
18 39 (15.92%) jQuery
19 37 (15.10%) T-SQL
20 36 (14.69%) HTML
20 36 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (14.69%) Microservices
21 35 (14.29%) Software Engineering
21 35 (14.29%) CSS
22 33 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
23 30 (12.24%) SDLC
24 28 (11.43%) JIRA
24 28 (11.43%) Git (software)

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 16 (6.53%) CMS
2 14 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (5.31%) Confluence
4 9 (3.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (2.86%) Apache
6 6 (2.45%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.04%) Anypoint
8 3 (1.22%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.82%) IIS
9 2 (0.82%) nginx
9 2 (0.82%) SAS
10 1 (0.41%) Jetty
10 1 (0.41%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.41%) Mule
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.27%) npm
3 8 (3.27%) Slack
4 6 (2.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 5 (2.04%) Boomi
5 5 (2.04%) SaaS
6 4 (1.63%) Trello
7 3 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.22%) Force.com
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.82%) Serverless
9 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.41%) GitHub
9 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.41%) IaaS
9 1 (0.41%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.04%) DNS
1 5 (2.04%) SMS
2 2 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) DHCP
3 1 (0.41%) FTP
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) IPsec
3 1 (0.41%) SSL
3 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.16%) Big Data
3 14 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.67%) MySQL
4 9 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.45%) Apache Hive
7 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.63%) Riak
10 3 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 2 (0.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 28 (11.43%) JIRA
2 22 (8.98%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.94%) Selenium
4 15 (6.12%) webpack
5 12 (4.90%) Mockito
5 12 (4.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (4.49%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.49%) Maven
7 10 (4.08%) SonarQube
8 9 (3.67%) gulp
8 9 (3.67%) JUnit
9 8 (3.27%) SoapUI
9 8 (3.27%) Subversion
10 7 (2.86%) Jasmine
10 7 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (2.86%) WebDriver
11 6 (2.45%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.63%) Artifactory
General
1 22 (8.98%) Finance
2 21 (8.57%) Retail
3 3 (1.22%) Banking
3 3 (1.22%) Marketing
4 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
4 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.41%) Games
5 1 (0.41%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (51.43%) Developer
2 45 (18.37%) .NET Developer
3 38 (15.51%) C# Developer
4 35 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (11.84%) Analyst
6 24 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (9.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (9.80%) Java Developer
7 21 (8.57%) Scrum Master
8 20 (8.16%) Angular Developer
9 16 (6.53%) Business Analyst
10 13 (5.31%) Test Analyst
11 12 (4.90%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.90%) Tester
12 11 (4.49%) Sitecore Developer
13 10 (4.08%) Senior Developer
14 8 (3.27%) Agile Business Analyst
14 8 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 7 (2.86%) Automation Tester
15 7 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (29.80%) .NET
2 60 (24.49%) ASP.NET
3 59 (24.08%) AngularJS
4 55 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 45 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (17.96%) Vue.js
7 40 (16.33%) React
8 39 (15.92%) jQuery
9 36 (14.69%) HTML
10 35 (14.29%) CSS
11 20 (8.16%) SOAP
11 20 (8.16%) Web Services
12 18 (7.35%) Node.js
12 18 (7.35%) Spring
13 17 (6.94%) Kafka
14 15 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
15 14 (5.71%) Spring Boot
16 13 (5.31%) RabbitMQ
17 12 (4.90%) REST
18 11 (4.49%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.98%) User Experience
2 16 (6.53%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.31%) NHS
4 10 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.49%) Linux
2 6 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.63%) Unix
3 4 (1.63%) Windows
4 2 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (31.02%) E-Commerce
2 76 (31.02%) TDD
3 58 (23.67%) MVC
4 56 (22.86%) Kanban
5 43 (17.55%) Test Automation
6 41 (16.73%) BDD
7 36 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (14.69%) Microservices
8 35 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 33 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (12.24%) SDLC
11 25 (10.20%) Mentoring
12 23 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (8.98%) User Stories
14 21 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (8.57%) Open Source
15 18 (7.35%) Coaching
16 17 (6.94%) DevOps
16 17 (6.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (32.24%) SQL
2 77 (31.43%) C#
3 72 (29.39%) Java
4 68 (27.76%) JavaScript
5 37 (15.10%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.90%) Python
7 11 (4.49%) Scala
8 9 (3.67%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.86%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.63%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.63%) Java 8
11 3 (1.22%) SOQL
12 2 (0.82%) C
12 2 (0.82%) ES6
12 2 (0.82%) Go
12 2 (0.82%) PHP
12 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.41%) C++
13 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.86%) Degree
4 2 (0.82%) CBAP
4 2 (0.82%) ISEB
4 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.41%) APMG
5 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.31%) QA
2 10 (4.08%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (8.16%) Docker
2 4 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.82%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.86%) Puppet
2 6 (2.45%) Terraform
3 5 (2.04%) Grafana
3 5 (2.04%) Graylog
4 3 (1.22%) Ansible
5 2 (0.82%) Kibana
5 2 (0.82%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.41%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (6.53%) Sitecore
2 12 (4.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.90%) Oracle
3 11 (4.49%) Adobe
4 9 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.27%) Coverity
6 6 (2.45%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.04%) Apigee
7 5 (2.04%) Dell
7 5 (2.04%) IBM
7 5 (2.04%) Informatica
7 5 (2.04%) MuleSoft
7 5 (2.04%) Software AG
7 5 (2.04%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.63%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.63%) VMware
9 3 (1.22%) Splunk
10 1 (0.41%) Google
10 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.41%) Telerik