Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 20 August 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +29
Contract jobs citing Scrum 356 255 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 10.57% 9.02% 9.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.88% 10.30% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 194 269
West Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% - +17.24%
10th Percentile £319 £356 £318
90th Percentile £538 £588 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year -8.79% - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,997 2,476 3,570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.96% 87.58% 88.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,047 1,700 2,434
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £288
90th Percentile £545 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.52% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 57
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.89% +3.70% -12.08%
10th Percentile £10.96 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.13 £34.75 £31.05
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% -3.33%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in West Yorkshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in West Yorkshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in West Yorkshire

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in West Yorkshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 285 £400 -5.88% 49
Bradford -8 21 £413 -14.06% 11
Halifax +5 12 £548 +19.02% 6
Wakefield +6 7 £513 +46.43% 3
Huddersfield -12 3 £390 +20.00%
Pudsey +3 1 - - 1
Scrum
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 335 (94.10%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (33.99%) Java
3 103 (28.93%) SQL
4 102 (28.65%) TDD
5 95 (26.69%) C#
6 88 (24.72%) JavaScript
7 80 (22.47%) E-Commerce
8 78 (21.91%) Kanban
9 77 (21.63%) Test Automation
10 76 (21.35%) .NET
11 66 (18.54%) BDD
12 61 (17.13%) ASP.NET
13 59 (16.57%) AngularJS
14 58 (16.29%) Microservices
15 56 (15.73%) MVC
16 54 (15.17%) HTML
17 53 (14.89%) Git (software)
18 51 (14.33%) Software Engineering
18 51 (14.33%) Open Source
19 50 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
19 50 (14.04%) User Stories
19 50 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
20 49 (13.76%) CSS
21 48 (13.48%) JIRA
21 48 (13.48%) Mentoring
22 45 (12.64%) SQL Server
23 43 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
24 40 (11.24%) React
25 39 (10.96%) Vue.js
25 39 (10.96%) jQuery

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 31 (8.71%) Confluence
2 16 (4.49%) Apache
3 10 (2.81%) Anypoint
3 10 (2.81%) CMS
4 9 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (1.97%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.56%) nginx
8 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) IIS
9 1 (0.28%) Jetty
9 1 (0.28%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.28%) Mule
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.97%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Capstone
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.34%) Slack
4 10 (2.81%) Boomi
4 10 (2.81%) SaaS
5 9 (2.53%) npm
6 8 (2.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 5 (1.40%) GitHub
8 4 (1.12%) Force.com
8 4 (1.12%) Trello
9 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.56%) Serverless
11 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.28%) IaaS
11 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.25%) HTTP
2 5 (1.40%) DNS
2 5 (1.40%) SMS
3 4 (1.12%) Internet
4 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
5 1 (0.28%) DLNA
5 1 (0.28%) FTP
5 1 (0.28%) IPsec
5 1 (0.28%) SSL
5 1 (0.28%) UPnP
5 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.99%) NoSQL
3 30 (8.43%) Big Data
4 22 (6.18%) MySQL
5 21 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (5.06%) MongoDB
7 15 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.09%) Apache Hive
10 9 (2.53%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.53%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.12%) Riak
15 3 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2 (0.56%) MS Access
16 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 48 (13.48%) JIRA
3 37 (10.39%) Jenkins
3 37 (10.39%) Selenium
4 30 (8.43%) Cucumber
5 22 (6.18%) JUnit
6 16 (4.49%) Jasmine
7 13 (3.65%) Mockito
7 13 (3.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (3.65%) SoapUI
7 13 (3.65%) webpack
8 12 (3.37%) Mercurial
8 12 (3.37%) Subversion
9 11 (3.09%) Maven
10 10 (2.81%) SonarQube
10 10 (2.81%) WebDriver
11 8 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.97%) Artifactory
12 7 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.69%) gulp
General
1 38 (10.67%) Retail
2 34 (9.55%) Finance
3 7 (1.97%) Banking
3 7 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.69%) Law
5 4 (1.12%) Marketing
5 4 (1.12%) Publishing
6 3 (0.84%) Games
6 3 (0.84%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.56%) Electronics
7 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 151 (42.42%) Developer
2 53 (14.89%) Analyst
3 52 (14.61%) .NET Developer
4 41 (11.52%) C# Developer
5 40 (11.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 32 (8.99%) Java Developer
6 32 (8.99%) Scrum Master
7 29 (8.15%) Business Analyst
8 27 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (7.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (7.58%) Tester
9 23 (6.46%) Test Analyst
10 21 (5.90%) Angular Developer
11 17 (4.78%) Automation Tester
11 17 (4.78%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.93%) Project Manager
12 14 (3.93%) Senior Developer
13 12 (3.37%) Agile Business Analyst
13 12 (3.37%) Architect
14 10 (2.81%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (21.35%) .NET
2 61 (17.13%) ASP.NET
3 59 (16.57%) AngularJS
4 54 (15.17%) HTML
5 50 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 49 (13.76%) CSS
7 43 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (11.24%) React
9 39 (10.96%) jQuery
9 39 (10.96%) Vue.js
10 34 (9.55%) SOAP
11 31 (8.71%) REST
11 31 (8.71%) Web Services
12 29 (8.15%) Node.js
13 26 (7.30%) RESTful
14 25 (7.02%) Kafka
14 25 (7.02%) Spring
15 21 (5.90%) ActiveMQ
16 20 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
17 17 (4.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.62%) User Experience
2 17 (4.78%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.93%) NHS
5 9 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.28%) MPEG
7 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.30%) Linux
2 16 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (1.40%) Android
3 5 (1.40%) Unix
3 5 (1.40%) Windows
4 1 (0.28%) AIX
4 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (94.10%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (28.65%) TDD
3 80 (22.47%) E-Commerce
4 78 (21.91%) Kanban
5 77 (21.63%) Test Automation
6 66 (18.54%) BDD
7 58 (16.29%) Microservices
8 56 (15.73%) MVC
9 51 (14.33%) Open Source
9 51 (14.33%) Software Engineering
10 50 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (14.04%) User Stories
11 48 (13.48%) Mentoring
12 38 (10.67%) SDLC
13 37 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (10.39%) Coaching
14 32 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (8.15%) DevOps
15 29 (8.15%) Project Management
16 27 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 121 (33.99%) Java
2 103 (28.93%) SQL
3 95 (26.69%) C#
4 88 (24.72%) JavaScript
5 38 (10.67%) T-SQL
6 22 (6.18%) Scala
7 18 (5.06%) Python
8 13 (3.65%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.53%) C++
10 8 (2.25%) Groovy
11 7 (1.97%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.40%) Apex Code
13 4 (1.12%) ES6
13 4 (1.12%) Java 8
13 4 (1.12%) SOQL
14 3 (0.84%) C
14 3 (0.84%) Ruby
15 2 (0.56%) Clojure
15 2 (0.56%) Go
15 2 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (4.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.65%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.09%) Degree
4 2 (0.56%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) CBAP
4 2 (0.56%) ISEB
4 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.28%) APMG
5 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.46%) QA
2 12 (3.37%) PMO
3 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) GDPR
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (8.71%) Docker
2 7 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.12%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.84%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (4.21%) Puppet
2 8 (2.25%) Grafana
2 8 (2.25%) Graylog
2 8 (2.25%) Terraform
3 6 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.56%) Ansible
4 2 (0.56%) Kibana
4 2 (0.56%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.28%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.28%) Oozie
5 1 (0.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (5.90%) Oracle
2 20 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.49%) Red Hat
4 10 (2.81%) Apigee
4 10 (2.81%) Dell
4 10 (2.81%) IBM
4 10 (2.81%) Informatica
4 10 (2.81%) MuleSoft
4 10 (2.81%) Sitecore
4 10 (2.81%) Software AG
4 10 (2.81%) TIBCO
5 9 (2.53%) Adobe
5 9 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.25%) Coverity
7 7 (1.97%) VMware
8 5 (1.40%) Splunk
9 3 (0.84%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.56%) Cadence
10 2 (0.56%) Capita
10 2 (0.56%) Google