Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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.

Scrum
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 13 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 +24 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 270 340 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.87% 9.44% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.45% 10.95% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 239 149
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £556 £525 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 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 2584 3105 3759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.86% 86.25% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 2037 2588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 62 109
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.64 £10.23 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £40.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.52% -

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +1 216 £425 - 48
Bradford +11 12 £425 +9.68% 7
Halifax +16 9 £504 +17.27% 2
Wakefield 0 4 £325 +18.18%
Huddersfield +2 3 £325 +3.17%
Bingley 0 1 £450 - 1
Pudsey - 1 £420 -
Scrum
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 249 (92.22%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (34.07%) Java
3 91 (33.70%) TDD
4 73 (27.04%) Kanban
5 65 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (23.33%) JIRA
7 62 (22.96%) Git (software)
8 59 (21.85%) JavaScript
9 58 (21.48%) Open Source
9 58 (21.48%) Microservices
10 56 (20.74%) C#
11 54 (20.00%) RESTful
12 53 (19.63%) Test Automation
13 51 (18.89%) Jenkins
14 50 (18.52%) Spring
15 49 (18.15%) SQL
15 49 (18.15%) BDD
16 48 (17.78%) HTML
16 48 (17.78%) CSS
17 46 (17.04%) Confluence
18 43 (15.93%) User Experience
18 43 (15.93%) MVC
19 38 (14.07%) Finance
19 38 (14.07%) HTML5
19 38 (14.07%) REST
20 37 (13.70%) MongoDB
21 36 (13.33%) Scala
22 35 (12.96%) NoSQL
23 34 (12.59%) CSS3
23 34 (12.59%) DevOps

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 46 (17.04%) Confluence
2 15 (5.56%) CMS
2 15 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (5.19%) Apache Solr
4 9 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.96%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.96%) JBoss
5 8 (2.96%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.22%) Apache
7 5 (1.85%) Jetty
7 5 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.85%) Tornado
7 5 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.48%) nginx
9 3 (1.11%) CloudStack
9 3 (1.11%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.37%) Kentico
10 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.37%) InDesign
3 1 (0.37%) InVision
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.81%) Slack
2 9 (3.33%) GitHub
3 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.85%) Trello
4 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.48%) IaaS
4 4 (1.48%) PaaS
4 4 (1.48%) SaaS
5 2 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.74%) Heroku
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.37%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.67%) HTTP
2 5 (1.85%) AMQP
2 5 (1.85%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.70%) MongoDB
2 35 (12.96%) NoSQL
3 27 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (8.89%) SQL Server
5 18 (6.67%) MySQL
6 16 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (5.56%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.81%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.07%) Big Data
10 10 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (2.22%) Redis
13 5 (1.85%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.85%) HBase
13 5 (1.85%) Riak
14 2 (0.74%) DB2
14 2 (0.74%) SAP BW
15 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (23.33%) JIRA
2 62 (22.96%) Git (software)
3 51 (18.89%) Jenkins
4 31 (11.48%) JUnit
5 18 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 18 (6.67%) Selenium
6 17 (6.30%) Subversion
7 14 (5.19%) Maven
8 12 (4.44%) Jasmine
9 11 (4.07%) Gradle
9 11 (4.07%) SoapUI
10 10 (3.70%) Android Studio
11 9 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (2.22%) Mercurial
12 6 (2.22%) Vagrant
13 5 (1.85%) FitNesse
13 5 (1.85%) JBehave
13 5 (1.85%) Mockito
13 5 (1.85%) SonarQube
14 4 (1.48%) gulp
General
1 38 (14.07%) Finance
2 17 (6.30%) Banking
3 9 (3.33%) Retail
4 8 (2.96%) Games
5 7 (2.59%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.22%) Marketing
7 5 (1.85%) Electronics
7 5 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) iGaming
9 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (44.81%) Developer
2 43 (15.93%) Java Developer
3 40 (14.81%) Analyst
4 30 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 29 (10.74%) Business Analyst
5 29 (10.74%) Scrum Master
6 22 (8.15%) Scala Developer
7 18 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
8 16 (5.93%) Lead Developer
9 15 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 14 (5.19%) Agile Developer
10 14 (5.19%) Agile Java Developer
10 14 (5.19%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (4.44%) Architect
12 12 (4.44%) Project Manager
12 12 (4.44%) Software Engineer
13 11 (4.07%) Android Developer
13 11 (4.07%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.00%) RESTful
2 50 (18.52%) Spring
3 48 (17.78%) CSS
3 48 (17.78%) HTML
4 38 (14.07%) HTML5
4 38 (14.07%) REST
5 34 (12.59%) .NET
5 34 (12.59%) ASP.NET
5 34 (12.59%) CSS3
6 30 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 28 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (10.00%) Ajax
8 27 (10.00%) Node.js
9 26 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (9.26%) Web Services
11 24 (8.89%) JSON
12 17 (6.30%) jQuery
12 17 (6.30%) Play Framework
13 16 (5.93%) Spring Boot
14 15 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.93%) User Experience
2 18 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.96%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.11%) Blog
7 3 (1.11%) Clustering
7 3 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.74%) NHS
8 2 (0.74%) Robotics
8 2 (0.74%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.37%) EPoS
9 1 (0.37%) IPTV
9 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.22%) Linux
2 14 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (4.44%) Android
4 11 (4.07%) Unix
5 9 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.37%) AIX
7 1 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (92.22%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (33.70%) TDD
3 73 (27.04%) Kanban
4 65 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (21.48%) Microservices
5 58 (21.48%) Open Source
6 53 (19.63%) Test Automation
7 49 (18.15%) BDD
8 43 (15.93%) MVC
9 34 (12.59%) DevOps
9 34 (12.59%) Software Engineering
10 32 (11.85%) User Stories
11 29 (10.74%) SOA
12 26 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (9.63%) Mentoring
13 25 (9.26%) OOP
14 24 (8.89%) Coaching
14 24 (8.89%) Project Management
14 24 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (7.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (34.07%) Java
2 59 (21.85%) JavaScript
3 56 (20.74%) C#
4 49 (18.15%) SQL
5 36 (13.33%) Scala
6 28 (10.37%) Ruby
7 25 (9.26%) Python
8 13 (4.81%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.44%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.33%) Kotlin
11 6 (2.22%) Apple Swift
11 6 (2.22%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.22%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.85%) PHP
13 4 (1.48%) C
13 4 (1.48%) PHP 5
13 4 (1.48%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.74%) Elixir
14 2 (0.74%) Perl
15 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (6.30%) Degree
2 6 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.85%) ISEB
4 4 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.11%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.11%) PMP
5 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.74%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.74%) CCDP
6 2 (0.74%) CCNP
6 2 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.74%) CISM
6 2 (0.74%) CISSP
6 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) APMG
7 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.30%) QA
2 4 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
3 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (9.63%) Docker
2 6 (2.22%) Xen
3 5 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.85%) HDFS
4 4 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.11%) vSphere
5 3 (1.11%) XenServer
6 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (8.15%) Puppet
2 14 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.44%) Ansible
4 8 (2.96%) Kubernetes
5 7 (2.59%) Terraform
6 4 (1.48%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.11%) Rancher
7 3 (1.11%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.37%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.37%) Grafana
8 1 (0.37%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 14 (5.19%) Google
2 14 (5.19%) Oracle
3 12 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.59%) SAP
5 3 (1.11%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (1.11%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco
6 2 (0.74%) Demandware
6 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe
7 1 (0.37%) Capita
7 1 (0.37%) HP
7 1 (0.37%) IBM
7 1 (0.37%) Logi
7 1 (0.37%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) New Relic
7 1 (0.37%) Progress
7 1 (0.37%) Sun