Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 11 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 216 289 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.53% 11.02% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.08% 12.56% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 205 135
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +12.68%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £558 £538 £512
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.11%
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 1950 2301 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.02% 87.72% 87.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1553 1983
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £266
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 66
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.20 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.20 £39.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

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 23 November 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 November 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.

1 198 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (36.57%) Java
3 77 (35.65%) TDD
4 64 (29.63%) Kanban
5 56 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 51 (23.61%) Microservices
7 48 (22.22%) C#
7 48 (22.22%) SQL
8 47 (21.76%) Git (software)
9 46 (21.30%) JIRA
10 44 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (18.98%) BDD
12 40 (18.52%) Jenkins
13 36 (16.67%) MongoDB
13 36 (16.67%) User Experience
13 36 (16.67%) Spring
14 35 (16.20%) Test Automation
14 35 (16.20%) RESTful
14 35 (16.20%) Open Source
15 34 (15.74%) Software Engineering
16 33 (15.28%) HTML
16 33 (15.28%) CSS
17 32 (14.81%) ASP.NET
17 32 (14.81%) .NET
17 32 (14.81%) MVC
17 32 (14.81%) NoSQL
17 32 (14.81%) Confluence
18 31 (14.35%) DevOps
19 30 (13.89%) Finance
20 28 (12.96%) User Stories

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 32 (14.81%) Confluence
2 14 (6.48%) Apache Solr
2 14 (6.48%) CMS
2 14 (6.48%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.70%) Apache Spark
4 8 (3.70%) JBoss
4 8 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.78%) Apache
6 5 (2.31%) Jetty
6 5 (2.31%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.31%) Tornado
6 5 (2.31%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.85%) nginx
8 3 (1.39%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.39%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.46%) InDesign
3 1 (0.46%) InVision
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.02%) Slack
2 5 (2.31%) GitHub
2 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.31%) Trello
3 4 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.85%) IaaS
3 4 (1.85%) PaaS
4 3 (1.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.93%) Heroku
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.46%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.24%) HTTP
2 5 (2.31%) AMQP
2 5 (2.31%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.93%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 32 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 25 (11.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 22 (10.19%) SQL Server
5 18 (8.33%) MySQL
6 16 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (6.94%) Hadoop
8 11 (5.09%) Big Data
9 8 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.78%) Redis
11 5 (2.31%) Couchbase
11 5 (2.31%) HBase
11 5 (2.31%) Riak
12 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.93%) DB2
13 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
14 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (21.76%) Git (software)
2 46 (21.30%) JIRA
3 40 (18.52%) Jenkins
4 19 (8.80%) JUnit
5 17 (7.87%) Cucumber
6 16 (7.41%) Selenium
7 14 (6.48%) Maven
8 12 (5.56%) Jasmine
9 11 (5.09%) Gradle
10 10 (4.63%) Android Studio
10 10 (4.63%) SoapUI
11 9 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (2.78%) Subversion
12 6 (2.78%) Vagrant
13 5 (2.31%) FitNesse
13 5 (2.31%) JBehave
13 5 (2.31%) Mockito
13 5 (2.31%) SonarQube
14 4 (1.85%) Axure RP
14 4 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (13.89%) Finance
2 10 (4.63%) Banking
3 7 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.31%) Electronics
4 5 (2.31%) Games
4 5 (2.31%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.31%) Marketing
5 4 (1.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.46%) iGaming
6 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (46.30%) Developer
2 36 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.43%) .NET Developer
3 29 (13.43%) Analyst
4 21 (9.72%) Business Analyst
5 16 (7.41%) Scrum Master
6 15 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (6.94%) C# Developer
6 15 (6.94%) Lead Developer
7 14 (6.48%) Agile Business Analyst
8 13 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 11 (5.09%) Agile Developer
10 11 (5.09%) Agile Java Developer
10 11 (5.09%) Android Developer
10 11 (5.09%) Lead .NET Developer
11 10 (4.63%) Architect
11 10 (4.63%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.63%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.67%) Spring
2 35 (16.20%) RESTful
3 33 (15.28%) CSS
3 33 (15.28%) HTML
4 32 (14.81%) .NET
4 32 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 28 (12.96%) AngularJS
6 27 (12.50%) Node.js
7 26 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (11.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (11.11%) HTML5
9 24 (11.11%) REST
10 20 (9.26%) CSS3
11 17 (7.87%) jQuery
11 17 (7.87%) Web Services
12 16 (7.41%) Spring Boot
13 15 (6.94%) Ajax
13 15 (6.94%) Hibernate
14 14 (6.48%) .NET Framework
15 13 (6.02%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.67%) User Experience
2 17 (7.87%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.31%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.39%) Blog
7 3 (1.39%) Clustering
7 3 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 2 (0.93%) Robotics
8 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.46%) Chromecast
9 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.46%) IPTV
9 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.46%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.65%) Linux
2 14 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (5.09%) Android
3 11 (5.09%) Unix
4 9 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.46%) AIX
6 1 (0.46%) CentOS
6 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (35.65%) TDD
3 64 (29.63%) Kanban
4 51 (23.61%) Microservices
5 44 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (18.98%) BDD
7 35 (16.20%) Open Source
7 35 (16.20%) Test Automation
8 34 (15.74%) Software Engineering
9 32 (14.81%) MVC
10 31 (14.35%) DevOps
11 28 (12.96%) User Stories
12 26 (12.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (11.57%) SOA
14 21 (9.72%) Coaching
14 21 (9.72%) OOP
14 21 (9.72%) Project Management
15 20 (9.26%) Mentoring
15 20 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (36.57%) Java
2 56 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 48 (22.22%) C#
3 48 (22.22%) SQL
4 19 (8.80%) Python
5 18 (8.33%) Scala
6 16 (7.41%) Ruby
7 13 (6.02%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.17%) Kotlin
10 6 (2.78%) Apple Swift
10 6 (2.78%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.31%) PHP
12 4 (1.85%) C
12 4 (1.85%) PHP 5
12 4 (1.85%) PHP 7
13 2 (0.93%) Elixir
13 2 (0.93%) Perl
14 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (7.87%) Degree
2 5 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.39%) ISEB
4 3 (1.39%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.93%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.93%) CCDP
5 2 (0.93%) CCNP
5 2 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.93%) CISM
5 2 (0.93%) CISSP
5 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.46%) APMG
6 1 (0.46%) APMP
6 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.46%) PMO
2 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (12.04%) Docker
2 6 (2.78%) Xen
3 5 (2.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (2.31%) HDFS
4 3 (1.39%) vSphere
4 3 (1.39%) XenServer
5 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (10.19%) Puppet
2 14 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.56%) Ansible
4 8 (3.70%) Kubernetes
5 7 (3.24%) Terraform
6 4 (1.85%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.39%) Rancher
7 3 (1.39%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.46%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.46%) Grafana
8 1 (0.46%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (6.48%) Oracle
1 14 (6.48%) Sitecore
2 12 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 9 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.24%) SAP
5 3 (1.39%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (1.39%) Google
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe
7 1 (0.46%) Capita
7 1 (0.46%) HP
7 1 (0.46%) IBM
7 1 (0.46%) Logi
7 1 (0.46%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.46%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.46%) New Relic
7 1 (0.46%) Progress
7 1 (0.46%) Sun