Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 11 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 258 233 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.99% 10.44% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.76% 12.15% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 158 123
Leeds median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £308 £317 £301
90th Percentile £538 £538 £534
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £42.50 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 2,022 1,917 2,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.12% 85.93% 87.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,404 1,254 1,755
Leeds median daily rate £407 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £275 £271 £275
90th Percentile £542 £556 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 50
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -10.00% -6.25%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £15.31
% change year-on-year +15.52% -5.28% -8.45%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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.

1 241 (93.41%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (43.41%) TDD
3 107 (41.47%) Java
4 92 (35.66%) Kanban
5 90 (34.88%) JavaScript
6 87 (33.72%) SQL
7 76 (29.46%) C#
8 72 (27.91%) Microservices
9 66 (25.58%) BDD
10 62 (24.03%) Test Automation
11 57 (22.09%) Git (software)
12 56 (21.71%) Software Engineering
12 56 (21.71%) .NET
13 53 (20.54%) Jenkins
14 52 (20.16%) ASP.NET
14 52 (20.16%) JIRA
15 51 (19.77%) Open Source
16 50 (19.38%) HTML
17 48 (18.60%) MVC
17 48 (18.60%) NoSQL
18 46 (17.83%) CSS
19 44 (17.05%) AngularJS
20 43 (16.67%) SQL Server
21 42 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
22 40 (15.50%) ASP.NET MVC
23 39 (15.12%) Confluence
24 38 (14.73%) Node.js
25 37 (14.34%) Spring
26 36 (13.95%) MongoDB
27 35 (13.57%) RESTful

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 39 (15.12%) Confluence
2 15 (5.81%) CMS
3 14 (5.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (3.88%) Apache
5 8 (3.10%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.71%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.71%) JBoss
6 7 (2.71%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.94%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.55%) Jetty
8 4 (1.55%) Tornado
8 4 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.16%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.39%) GIMP
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.08%) Slack
2 18 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.10%) IaaS
5 7 (2.71%) GitHub
6 6 (2.33%) SaaS
7 5 (1.94%) Trello
8 4 (1.55%) PaaS
9 3 (1.16%) CloudBees
9 3 (1.16%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.78%) Heroku
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.55%) AMQP
1 4 (1.55%) HTTP
1 4 (1.55%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.60%) NoSQL
2 43 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 36 (13.95%) MongoDB
4 27 (10.47%) MySQL
5 26 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (8.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (6.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (5.43%) Big Data
9 12 (4.65%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.71%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.94%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.94%) Redis
11 5 (1.94%) Riak
12 4 (1.55%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.55%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (22.09%) Git (software)
2 53 (20.54%) Jenkins
3 52 (20.16%) JIRA
4 31 (12.02%) Selenium
5 29 (11.24%) Cucumber
6 28 (10.85%) JUnit
7 22 (8.53%) Jasmine
8 21 (8.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (5.04%) Gradle
10 11 (4.26%) SoapUI
11 10 (3.88%) Maven
12 9 (3.49%) Android Studio
12 9 (3.49%) Mercurial
12 9 (3.49%) Subversion
13 6 (2.33%) SonarQube
14 5 (1.94%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (1.94%) TeamCity
15 4 (1.55%) Firebug
15 4 (1.55%) FitNesse
General
1 22 (8.53%) Finance
2 10 (3.88%) Banking
3 6 (2.33%) Games
4 5 (1.94%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.16%) Law
5 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) iGaming
7 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (45.35%) Developer
2 47 (18.22%) .NET Developer
3 36 (13.95%) Java Developer
4 28 (10.85%) Software Engineer
5 27 (10.47%) C# Developer
6 26 (10.08%) Analyst
6 26 (10.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (8.53%) Scrum Master
8 21 (8.14%) Java Engineer
9 16 (6.20%) Java Software Engineer
10 14 (5.43%) Architect
10 14 (5.43%) Business Analyst
11 13 (5.04%) Lead Developer
11 13 (5.04%) Project Manager
11 13 (5.04%) Test Engineer
12 12 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
13 11 (4.26%) Angular Developer
13 11 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (21.71%) .NET
2 52 (20.16%) ASP.NET
3 50 (19.38%) HTML
4 46 (17.83%) CSS
5 44 (17.05%) AngularJS
6 42 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 40 (15.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (14.73%) Node.js
9 37 (14.34%) Spring
10 35 (13.57%) RESTful
11 31 (12.02%) jQuery
12 30 (11.63%) REST
13 28 (10.85%) HTML5
14 24 (9.30%) .NET Framework
15 23 (8.91%) CSS3
16 20 (7.75%) SOAP
16 20 (7.75%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 19 (7.36%) React
17 19 (7.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 19 (7.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.02%) User Experience
2 24 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 17 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.55%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.55%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.16%) NHS
6 2 (0.78%) Robotics
7 1 (0.39%) Blog
7 1 (0.39%) Chromecast
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.39%) IPTV
7 1 (0.39%) PMI
7 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.69%) Linux
2 21 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (5.43%) Android
4 12 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.39%) Unix
5 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (93.41%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (43.41%) TDD
3 92 (35.66%) Kanban
4 72 (27.91%) Microservices
5 66 (25.58%) BDD
6 62 (24.03%) Test Automation
7 56 (21.71%) Software Engineering
8 51 (19.77%) Open Source
9 48 (18.60%) MVC
10 34 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (13.18%) SOA
11 33 (12.79%) E-Commerce
12 32 (12.40%) Coaching
13 31 (12.02%) User Stories
14 30 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (11.63%) Mentoring
15 27 (10.47%) DevOps
16 26 (10.08%) OOP
16 26 (10.08%) SFIA
17 25 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (41.47%) Java
2 90 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 87 (33.72%) SQL
4 76 (29.46%) C#
5 32 (12.40%) T-SQL
6 23 (8.91%) Scala
7 14 (5.43%) Python
8 11 (4.26%) Ruby
9 9 (3.49%) Kotlin
10 6 (2.33%) Apple Swift
10 6 (2.33%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.94%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.94%) PHP
12 4 (1.55%) PHP 5
12 4 (1.55%) PHP 7
13 3 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.16%) VB
13 3 (1.16%) VB6
14 2 (0.78%) Elixir
14 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (2.71%) Degree
2 5 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.39%) APMG
5 1 (0.39%) APMP
5 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB
5 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.75%) QA
2 6 (2.33%) PMO
3 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (8.53%) Docker
2 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (6.20%) Puppet
2 6 (2.33%) Ansible
2 6 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.94%) Grafana
3 5 (1.94%) Graylog
3 5 (1.94%) Terraform
4 1 (0.39%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (8.14%) Red Hat
2 15 (5.81%) Oracle
3 14 (5.43%) Sitecore
4 9 (3.49%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.55%) Cadence
7 3 (1.16%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.16%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.78%) Splunk
8 2 (0.78%) VMware
9 1 (0.39%) Capita
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco
9 1 (0.39%) HP
9 1 (0.39%) Nimsoft
9 1 (0.39%) Progress