Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +29
Contract jobs citing Scrum 285 270 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.28% 9.16% 10.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.40% 10.60% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 225 279
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £333 £313 £323
90th Percentile £533 £575 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year -2.94% -1.16% +14.67%
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 3,032 2,547 3,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.06% 86.37% 88.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,080 1,760 2,175
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £275
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 57 62
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.16% -2.07% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.23 £8.69 £10.23
90th Percentile £33.75 £26.25 £30.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +7.14%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -4 208 £400 -5.88% 57
Bradford +3 26 £413 -14.06% 7
Halifax +4 17 £403 -11.43% 6
Wakefield +3 5 £513 +46.43% 5
Huddersfield -11 2 £395 +21.54% 3
Scrum
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 267 (93.68%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (28.77%) C#
3 81 (28.42%) .NET
4 76 (26.67%) TDD
5 73 (25.61%) SQL
5 73 (25.61%) Java
6 66 (23.16%) JavaScript
7 64 (22.46%) E-Commerce
8 61 (21.40%) MVC
9 59 (20.70%) ASP.NET
9 59 (20.70%) Kanban
10 57 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 54 (18.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 46 (16.14%) BDD
13 45 (15.79%) HTML
13 45 (15.79%) SQL Server
14 43 (15.09%) CSS
14 43 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 42 (14.74%) User Stories
16 41 (14.39%) Test Automation
17 39 (13.68%) Finance
17 39 (13.68%) Vue.js
18 38 (13.33%) JIRA
18 38 (13.33%) jQuery
18 38 (13.33%) Microservices
19 37 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (12.98%) Git (software)
20 36 (12.63%) React
21 35 (12.28%) Software Engineering
22 33 (11.58%) Retail

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 21 (7.37%) Confluence
2 17 (5.96%) CMS
3 12 (4.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (2.81%) Anypoint
6 5 (1.75%) Apache
6 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.05%) nginx
9 2 (0.70%) IIS
9 2 (0.70%) SAS
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.35%) Jetty
10 1 (0.35%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.35%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Capstone
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.81%) Apigee
2 8 (2.81%) Boomi
3 7 (2.46%) Slack
4 6 (2.11%) npm
4 6 (2.11%) SaaS
5 4 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (1.40%) Serverless
5 4 (1.40%) Trello
6 3 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.05%) Force.com
6 3 (1.05%) GitHub
6 3 (1.05%) IaaS
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) DNS
1 5 (1.75%) Internet
2 4 (1.40%) SMS
2 4 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.05%) DLNA
3 3 (1.05%) UPnP
3 3 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.70%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) DHCP
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) IPsec
5 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.21%) Big Data
3 7 (2.46%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.75%) MySQL
5 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.40%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.70%) MS Access
8 2 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 38 (13.33%) JIRA
2 37 (12.98%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.07%) Jenkins
4 20 (7.02%) Selenium
5 16 (5.61%) webpack
6 15 (5.26%) Mockito
7 13 (4.56%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (3.86%) Maven
8 11 (3.86%) WebDriver
9 10 (3.51%) JUnit
9 10 (3.51%) SonarQube
10 8 (2.81%) gulp
10 8 (2.81%) Mercurial
10 8 (2.81%) SoapUI
10 8 (2.81%) Subversion
11 7 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.75%) Protractor
13 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (13.68%) Finance
2 33 (11.58%) Retail
3 8 (2.81%) Banking
4 7 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.40%) Publishing
5 4 (1.40%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.05%) Electronics
6 3 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (44.91%) Developer
2 47 (16.49%) .NET Developer
3 33 (11.58%) Analyst
4 31 (10.88%) C# Developer
4 31 (10.88%) Scrum Master
5 29 (10.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (9.47%) Business Analyst
7 22 (7.72%) Java Developer
8 20 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (7.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (5.96%) Angular Developer
10 15 (5.26%) Project Manager
10 15 (5.26%) Tester
11 13 (4.56%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.86%) Automation Tester
13 9 (3.16%) Agile Business Analyst
13 9 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 9 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.16%) Full Stack Developer
14 8 (2.81%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (28.42%) .NET
2 59 (20.70%) ASP.NET
3 57 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 54 (18.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 45 (15.79%) HTML
6 43 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (15.09%) CSS
7 39 (13.68%) Vue.js
8 38 (13.33%) jQuery
9 36 (12.63%) React
10 25 (8.77%) SOAP
11 24 (8.42%) Web Services
12 21 (7.37%) RESTful
13 15 (5.26%) Spring
14 14 (4.91%) .NET Core
14 14 (4.91%) Kafka
14 14 (4.91%) Node.js
14 14 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (4.56%) .NET Framework
15 13 (4.56%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.37%) User Experience
2 14 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.56%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.86%) NHS
6 8 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.05%) MPEG
7 3 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.51%) Linux
2 7 (2.46%) Unix
3 6 (2.11%) Windows
4 4 (1.40%) Android
5 3 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (93.68%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (26.67%) TDD
3 64 (22.46%) E-Commerce
4 61 (21.40%) MVC
5 59 (20.70%) Kanban
6 46 (16.14%) BDD
7 42 (14.74%) User Stories
8 41 (14.39%) Test Automation
9 38 (13.33%) Microservices
10 37 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (12.28%) Software Engineering
12 33 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (11.23%) SDLC
14 31 (10.88%) Mentoring
15 29 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (9.47%) Open Source
16 27 (9.47%) Project Management
17 26 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
19 23 (8.07%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 82 (28.77%) C#
2 73 (25.61%) Java
2 73 (25.61%) SQL
3 66 (23.16%) JavaScript
4 33 (11.58%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.21%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.21%) Scala
6 11 (3.86%) Python
7 9 (3.16%) C++
8 8 (2.81%) Groovy
9 7 (2.46%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.75%) C
10 5 (1.75%) Java 8
11 4 (1.40%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.40%) ES6
12 3 (1.05%) PHP
12 3 (1.05%) SOQL
13 2 (0.70%) Go
13 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (3.51%) Degree
2 7 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) CBAP
4 2 (0.70%) ISEB
4 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.35%) APMG
5 1 (0.35%) APMP
5 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.35%) MCITP
5 1 (0.35%) MCSE
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.91%) QA
2 6 (2.11%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (7.72%) Docker
2 5 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.70%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (3.16%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.11%) Terraform
3 5 (1.75%) Puppet
4 4 (1.40%) Grafana
4 4 (1.40%) Graylog
5 3 (1.05%) Ansible
6 2 (0.70%) Kibana
6 2 (0.70%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (5.96%) Oracle
2 13 (4.56%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.21%) Sitecore
4 11 (3.86%) Adobe
5 8 (2.81%) Coverity
5 8 (2.81%) Dell
5 8 (2.81%) IBM
5 8 (2.81%) Informatica
5 8 (2.81%) MuleSoft
5 8 (2.81%) Software AG
5 8 (2.81%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.40%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.40%) Google
7 4 (1.40%) VMware
8 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.05%) Splunk
9 1 (0.35%) RedGate
9 1 (0.35%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.35%) Telerik