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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 107 155 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.75% 10.26% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.01% 11.51% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 118 70
Median daily rate £420 £425 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +21.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +22.85%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 972 1347 1308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.61% 89.21% 87.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 959 973
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 202 (97.12%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (39.42%) Java
3 60 (28.85%) Kanban
3 60 (28.85%) RESTful
4 54 (25.96%) HTML
5 52 (25.00%) User Experience
6 51 (24.52%) CSS
7 49 (23.56%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (23.56%) Test Automation
8 40 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 40 (19.23%) HTML5
9 38 (18.27%) Scala
10 37 (17.79%) Git (software)
10 37 (17.79%) TDD
11 35 (16.83%) CSS3
12 34 (16.35%) JSON
12 34 (16.35%) Unit Testing
13 33 (15.87%) Spring
13 33 (15.87%) REST
13 33 (15.87%) User Stories
14 32 (15.38%) MVC
15 31 (14.90%) C#
15 31 (14.90%) Python
16 30 (14.42%) SQL
16 30 (14.42%) JIRA
16 30 (14.42%) Jenkins
16 30 (14.42%) Open Source
17 28 (13.46%) Ajax
17 28 (13.46%) OO
18 27 (12.98%) Linux

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 25 (12.02%) Confluence
2 13 (6.25%) CMS
3 11 (5.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.92%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.44%) Apache
5 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.96%) nginx
6 2 (0.96%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) InVision
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.96%) IaaS
2 2 (0.96%) PaaS
2 2 (0.96%) Slack
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.48%) Loggly
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.62%) HTTP
2 4 (1.92%) Firewall
2 4 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.62%) MongoDB
1 20 (9.62%) Relational Database
2 17 (8.17%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (5.29%) MySQL
6 9 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.48%) HBase
8 1 (0.48%) Redis
8 1 (0.48%) Riak
Development Applications
1 37 (17.79%) Git (software)
2 30 (14.42%) Jenkins
2 30 (14.42%) JIRA
3 19 (9.13%) Subversion
4 18 (8.65%) JUnit
5 16 (7.69%) Xcode
6 12 (5.77%) Android Studio
7 11 (5.29%) Selenium
8 5 (2.40%) Maven
8 5 (2.40%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.40%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.92%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.92%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.92%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.92%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.44%) Grunt
10 3 (1.44%) jMock
10 3 (1.44%) Mockito
General
1 24 (11.54%) Finance
2 7 (3.37%) Retail
3 6 (2.88%) Banking
4 4 (1.92%) Games
5 2 (0.96%) Publishing
5 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (50.96%) Developer
2 33 (15.87%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.50%) Analyst
4 21 (10.10%) Business Analyst
5 16 (7.69%) iOS Developer
6 14 (6.73%) Android Developer
6 14 (6.73%) Scrum Master
7 13 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (6.25%) Java Scala Developer
7 13 (6.25%) Scala Developer
7 13 (6.25%) Tester
8 12 (5.77%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.77%) Agile Business Analyst
8 12 (5.77%) Android Engineer
8 12 (5.77%) Architect
9 11 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.85%) Agile Developer
11 7 (3.37%) Digital Analyst
11 7 (3.37%) Digital Business Analyst
11 7 (3.37%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (28.85%) RESTful
2 54 (25.96%) HTML
3 51 (24.52%) CSS
4 40 (19.23%) HTML5
5 35 (16.83%) CSS3
6 34 (16.35%) JSON
7 33 (15.87%) REST
7 33 (15.87%) Spring
8 28 (13.46%) Ajax
9 24 (11.54%) .NET
10 21 (10.10%) Django
10 21 (10.10%) Play Framework
10 21 (10.10%) Ruby on Rails
11 20 (9.62%) jQuery
12 17 (8.17%) Spring MVC
13 16 (7.69%) Cocoa
14 15 (7.21%) Android SDK
14 15 (7.21%) Cocoa Touch
14 15 (7.21%) Guice
14 15 (7.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (25.00%) User Experience
2 26 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.92%) NHS
5 3 (1.44%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.96%) Clustering
6 2 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.96%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.48%) CMDB
7 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.48%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.48%) FMCG
7 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.48%) iPhone
7 1 (0.48%) IPTV
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.98%) Linux
2 18 (8.65%) Android
3 17 (8.17%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.88%) Unix
5 3 (1.44%) AIX
5 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.44%) Solaris
6 1 (0.48%) CentOS
6 1 (0.48%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (97.12%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (28.85%) Kanban
3 49 (23.56%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (23.56%) Test Automation
4 37 (17.79%) TDD
5 34 (16.35%) Unit Testing
6 33 (15.87%) User Stories
7 32 (15.38%) MVC
8 30 (14.42%) Open Source
9 28 (13.46%) OO
10 25 (12.02%) BDD
10 25 (12.02%) Configuration Management
10 25 (12.02%) OOD
11 24 (11.54%) Project Management
12 22 (10.58%) Front End Development
13 21 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (9.13%) Web Development
15 18 (8.65%) DevOps
15 18 (8.65%) Responsive Web Design
16 17 (8.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (39.42%) Java
2 40 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 38 (18.27%) Scala
4 31 (14.90%) C#
4 31 (14.90%) Python
5 30 (14.42%) SQL
6 24 (11.54%) Ruby
7 16 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 15 (7.21%) Apple Swift
9 11 (5.29%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.92%) C
10 4 (1.92%) Groovy
11 3 (1.44%) PHP
11 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.96%) C++
12 2 (0.96%) Go
12 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.96%) VBA
13 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.69%) Degree
2 10 (4.81%) ISEB
3 7 (3.37%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.44%) PMP
7 2 (0.96%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.96%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.48%) CCDP
8 1 (0.48%) CCNP
8 1 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CISM
8 1 (0.48%) CISSP
8 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.96%) PMO
3 1 (0.48%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (4.81%) Docker
2 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) HDFS
3 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.37%) Puppet
2 6 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.44%) Ansible
3 3 (1.44%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.96%) Rancher
5 1 (0.48%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.48%) Grafana
5 1 (0.48%) Graphite
5 1 (0.48%) Nagios
5 1 (0.48%) Salt
5 1 (0.48%) Terraform
5 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (7.69%) Google
2 11 (5.29%) Oracle
2 11 (5.29%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.88%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.40%) IBM
5 3 (1.44%) Apple
5 3 (1.44%) HP
5 3 (1.44%) Sun
5 3 (1.44%) VMware
6 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.96%) New Relic
6 2 (0.96%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.96%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco
7 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.48%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.48%) Splunk
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