The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 27 29 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.11% 2.83% 6.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 3.66% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 15
Median daily rate £406 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.52% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £385 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 145 164 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 80.56% 77.36% 77.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 89 129
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.07% +85.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.81 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £42.40 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in North Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in North Yorkshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +13 2 £406 -5.52% 3
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Mockito
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum-ban
5 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (16.67%) FxCop
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) StyleCop
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Author
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Author
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Pensions Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Pensions Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WF
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum-ban
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
4 1 (16.67%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle