Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 +23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 243 284 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.27% 9.31% 9.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.37% 10.90% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 253 199
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -1.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £313
90th Percentile £513 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 - £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 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 2,904 2,605 2,712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 86.87% 85.38% 86.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,971 1,772 1,758
West Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £262
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.31% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 72 72
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.57%
10th Percentile £10.96 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £31.88 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year -2.86% +17.73% -0.90%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -11 171 £408 -2.98% 62
Halifax +4 16 £342 -20.00% 7
Bradford -7 15 £395 -1.25% 13
Wakefield 0 2 £419 +24.07% 1
Huddersfield - 2 £394 - 6
Keighley - 2 £288 -
Scrum
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 216 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (24.69%) C#
3 58 (23.87%) .NET
4 56 (23.05%) E-Commerce
5 55 (22.63%) SQL
6 49 (20.16%) User Stories
7 44 (18.11%) JavaScript
8 43 (17.70%) MVC
8 43 (17.70%) AngularJS
9 41 (16.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 39 (16.05%) Kanban
11 38 (15.64%) JIRA
11 38 (15.64%) Finance
11 38 (15.64%) ASP.NET
12 37 (15.23%) TDD
13 35 (14.40%) Java
14 34 (13.99%) SQL Server
15 33 (13.58%) Test Automation
16 32 (13.17%) React
16 32 (13.17%) jQuery
16 32 (13.17%) HTML
17 31 (12.76%) User Experience
18 30 (12.35%) Vue.js
18 30 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
19 28 (11.52%) CSS
20 26 (10.70%) SDLC
21 25 (10.29%) T-SQL
22 24 (9.88%) OOP
22 24 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
23 23 (9.47%) Continuous Integration

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 20 (8.23%) CMS
2 19 (7.82%) Confluence
3 15 (6.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.65%) SAS
5 2 (0.82%) IIS
5 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Apache
6 1 (0.41%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.41%) nginx
6 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) InVision
1 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.82%) EngageOne
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (2.47%) Serverless
4 3 (1.23%) GitHub
4 3 (1.23%) SaaS
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.82%) IaaS
5 2 (0.82%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.41%) Office 365
6 1 (0.41%) Slack
6 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.06%) DLNA
1 5 (2.06%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.06%) UPnP
1 5 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.23%) DNS
2 3 (1.23%) Internet
3 2 (0.82%) HTTP
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.88%) Big Data
4 7 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.06%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.23%) QlikView
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.82%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.82%) Power BI
7 2 (0.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 2 (0.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 38 (15.64%) JIRA
2 18 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.17%) webpack
4 14 (5.76%) Selenium
5 11 (4.53%) gulp
5 11 (4.53%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.70%) WebDriver
7 8 (3.29%) JUnit
8 7 (2.88%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.47%) Mockito
10 5 (2.06%) GCC
10 5 (2.06%) GDB
10 5 (2.06%) GoogleTest
10 5 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.65%) Protractor
11 4 (1.65%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.23%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.23%) Moq
12 3 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (15.64%) Finance
2 12 (4.94%) Retail
3 8 (3.29%) Banking
4 5 (2.06%) Electronics
5 4 (1.65%) Back Office
6 3 (1.23%) Law
7 2 (0.82%) Games
7 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (33.33%) Developer
2 34 (13.99%) Analyst
2 34 (13.99%) Scrum Master
3 27 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 27 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 18 (7.41%) Tester
5 14 (5.76%) C# Developer
6 13 (5.35%) Designer
6 13 (5.35%) Java Developer
7 12 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (4.53%) Angular Developer
8 11 (4.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (4.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (4.12%) Agile Business Analyst
9 10 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (4.12%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.70%) Agile Scrum Master
10 9 (3.70%) Architect
10 9 (3.70%) Automation Tester
10 9 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.87%) .NET
2 43 (17.70%) AngularJS
3 41 (16.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 38 (15.64%) ASP.NET
5 32 (13.17%) HTML
5 32 (13.17%) jQuery
5 32 (13.17%) React
6 30 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (12.35%) Vue.js
7 28 (11.52%) CSS
8 17 (7.00%) Node.js
9 13 (5.35%) .NET Core
10 12 (4.94%) HTML5
10 12 (4.94%) RESTful
10 12 (4.94%) SOAP
11 11 (4.53%) CSS3
11 11 (4.53%) REST
12 9 (3.70%) .NET Framework
12 9 (3.70%) Spring
12 9 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.76%) User Experience
2 15 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.35%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.47%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.06%) MPEG
5 5 (2.06%) NHS
6 4 (1.65%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.82%) Social Media
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.29%) Android
1 8 (3.29%) Linux
2 6 (2.47%) Windows
3 5 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (1.65%) Unix
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.05%) E-Commerce
3 49 (20.16%) User Stories
4 43 (17.70%) MVC
5 39 (16.05%) Kanban
6 37 (15.23%) TDD
7 33 (13.58%) Test Automation
8 26 (10.70%) SDLC
9 24 (9.88%) OOP
9 24 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (9.05%) Coaching
11 22 (9.05%) Software Engineering
12 21 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (8.64%) Microservices
13 18 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (7.00%) Project Management
15 16 (6.58%) BDD
15 16 (6.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.69%) C#
2 55 (22.63%) SQL
3 44 (18.11%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.40%) Java
5 25 (10.29%) T-SQL
6 15 (6.17%) Python
7 9 (3.70%) Scala
8 6 (2.47%) C
8 6 (2.47%) Java 8
9 4 (1.65%) ES6
9 4 (1.65%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.23%) C++
10 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.82%) Groovy
11 2 (0.82%) PHP
11 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.82%) R
11 2 (0.82%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (2.06%) Degree
2 3 (1.23%) MCITP
2 3 (1.23%) MCSE
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.41%) APMP
3 1 (0.41%) CBAP
3 1 (0.41%) ISEB
3 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.41%) PMP
3 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.17%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (3.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.41%) vSphere
2 1 (0.41%) Xen
2 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.06%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.65%) Terraform
3 3 (1.23%) Ansible
4 2 (0.82%) Puppet
5 1 (0.41%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.41%) Grafana
5 1 (0.41%) Graylog
5 1 (0.41%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (6.17%) Sitecore
2 14 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.29%) Oracle
4 5 (2.06%) Adobe
4 5 (2.06%) Google
5 4 (1.65%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.23%) RedGate
6 3 (1.23%) Splunk
7 2 (0.82%) Telerik
8 1 (0.41%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.41%) HP
8 1 (0.41%) IBM
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.41%) Tableau