Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +20
Contract jobs citing Scrum 192 217 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.12% 9.72% 11.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.17% 11.16% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 208 198
Leeds median daily rate £401 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% - -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £317
90th Percentile £538 £558 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 2,094 1,944 2,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.54% 87.06% 88.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,451 1,379 1,493
Leeds median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +2.16% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 40
Leeds median hourly rate £17.91 £25.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.37% +88.68% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.98 £10.47
90th Percentile £26.85 £40.00 £30.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.53% +10.34% -3.33%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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.

1 175 (91.15%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (31.77%) SQL
3 60 (31.25%) C#
4 58 (30.21%) E-Commerce
5 56 (29.17%) .NET
6 44 (22.92%) JavaScript
7 41 (21.35%) AngularJS
8 39 (20.31%) ASP.NET
9 38 (19.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 37 (19.27%) MVC
11 36 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 36 (18.75%) Kanban
12 35 (18.23%) TDD
12 35 (18.23%) Java
13 32 (16.67%) Finance
14 31 (16.15%) JIRA
15 30 (15.63%) SDLC
16 27 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (13.54%) User Stories
17 26 (13.54%) User Experience
18 25 (13.02%) React
18 25 (13.02%) Software Engineering
18 25 (13.02%) jQuery
19 24 (12.50%) T-SQL
19 24 (12.50%) Vue.js
20 22 (11.46%) HTML
20 22 (11.46%) Test Automation
21 20 (10.42%) CSS
21 20 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
21 20 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement

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 (8.33%) CMS
2 15 (7.81%) Confluence
3 14 (7.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.56%) Anypoint
4 3 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.56%) SAS
4 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.04%) Apache
5 2 (1.04%) IIS
5 2 (1.04%) nginx
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.52%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.17%) Serverless
4 6 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (2.60%) SaaS
5 5 (2.60%) Slack
6 3 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.56%) Apigee
6 3 (1.56%) Boomi
6 3 (1.56%) Force.com
6 3 (1.56%) GitHub
6 3 (1.56%) IaaS
6 3 (1.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (1.56%) Trello
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.04%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.08%) DNS
2 2 (1.04%) DLNA
2 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.04%) UPnP
2 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.65%) Big Data
2 7 (3.65%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.60%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.56%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.56%) MySQL
4 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.56%) QlikView
4 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.04%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (16.15%) JIRA
2 17 (8.85%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.25%) Selenium
4 9 (4.69%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.69%) gulp
4 9 (4.69%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.69%) WebDriver
4 9 (4.69%) webpack
5 8 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (3.65%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.60%) JUnit
8 4 (2.08%) Protractor
8 4 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.08%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.56%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.56%) Subversion
9 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.04%) JMeter
10 2 (1.04%) Maven
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 32 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (5.73%) Retail
3 4 (2.08%) Back Office
3 4 (2.08%) Banking
3 4 (2.08%) Marketing
4 2 (1.04%) Electronics
4 2 (1.04%) Law
4 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Front Office
5 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (39.06%) Developer
2 29 (15.10%) .NET Developer
3 20 (10.42%) Analyst
4 19 (9.90%) Scrum Master
5 17 (8.85%) Business Analyst
5 17 (8.85%) C# Developer
5 17 (8.85%) Tester
6 15 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (7.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (7.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (7.29%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.77%) Java Developer
9 12 (6.25%) Angular Developer
10 10 (5.21%) Architect
10 10 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Automation Tester
11 8 (4.17%) Designer
12 7 (3.65%) Sitecore Developer
12 7 (3.65%) SQL Developer
13 6 (3.13%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (29.17%) .NET
2 41 (21.35%) AngularJS
3 39 (20.31%) ASP.NET
4 38 (19.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (13.02%) jQuery
6 25 (13.02%) React
7 24 (12.50%) Vue.js
8 22 (11.46%) HTML
9 20 (10.42%) CSS
10 12 (6.25%) SOAP
10 12 (6.25%) Web Services
11 10 (5.21%) Node.js
11 10 (5.21%) Spring
12 8 (4.17%) REST
13 6 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (3.13%) Gherkin
13 6 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (3.13%) Spring Boot
14 5 (2.60%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.54%) User Experience
2 13 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.77%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.17%) NHS
5 6 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.60%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.56%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.56%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.04%) MPEG
9 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.13%) Linux
2 5 (2.60%) Unix
2 5 (2.60%) Windows
3 4 (2.08%) Android
4 2 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (91.15%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (30.21%) E-Commerce
3 37 (19.27%) MVC
4 36 (18.75%) Kanban
5 35 (18.23%) TDD
6 30 (15.63%) SDLC
7 26 (13.54%) User Stories
8 25 (13.02%) Software Engineering
9 22 (11.46%) Test Automation
10 20 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (9.90%) OOP
12 18 (9.38%) BDD
12 18 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (8.85%) DevOps
13 17 (8.85%) Microservices
13 17 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (7.29%) SOA
15 13 (6.77%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.77%) SQL
2 60 (31.25%) C#
3 44 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 35 (18.23%) Java
5 24 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 15 (7.81%) Python
7 6 (3.13%) Java 8
7 6 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.08%) Apex Code
8 4 (2.08%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.56%) C
9 3 (1.56%) Scala
9 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.56%) SOQL
10 2 (1.04%) Go
10 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.04%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.52%) JCL
11 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (4.69%) Degree
2 3 (1.56%) CBAP
2 3 (1.56%) ISEB
2 3 (1.56%) MCITP
2 3 (1.56%) MCSE
2 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) APMG
4 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PMP
4 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.29%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.52%) vSphere
2 1 (0.52%) Xen
2 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) Terraform
2 4 (2.08%) Ansible
2 4 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.56%) Grafana
3 3 (1.56%) Graylog
4 2 (1.04%) Kibana
4 2 (1.04%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.04%) Puppet
5 1 (0.52%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.52%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (7.29%) Microsoft
1 14 (7.29%) Sitecore
2 10 (5.21%) Oracle
3 7 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.08%) IBM
5 3 (1.56%) Dell
5 3 (1.56%) Informatica
5 3 (1.56%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.56%) RedGate
5 3 (1.56%) Software AG
5 3 (1.56%) Splunk
5 3 (1.56%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.04%) Adobe
6 2 (1.04%) Google
6 2 (1.04%) Telerik
7 1 (0.52%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.52%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat