Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 September 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 17 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 286 391 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.26% 7.88% 7.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 8.98% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 274 235
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -1.05%
10th Percentile £288 £316 £313
90th Percentile £562 £538 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -8.79% +7.06%
10th Percentile £36.00 £39.75 £45.25
90th Percentile £44.00 £43.25 £45.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,382 4,356 3,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 85.86% 87.82% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,228 2,919 2,368
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £282 £263
90th Percentile £569 £550 £547
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 117 97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £17.41 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +20.07% -1.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £8.90
90th Percentile £35.90 £41.50 £31.48
England median hourly rate £24.68 £20.50 £23.07
% change year-on-year +20.38% -11.14% +1.01%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Yorkshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Yorkshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Yorkshire

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Yorkshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
West Yorkshire -6 194 £425 +4.55% 73
South Yorkshire +9 74 £400 +17.65% 22
North Yorkshire -1 9 £475 +8.57% 4
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 275 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (40.91%) Kanban
3 95 (33.22%) JIRA
4 91 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 78 (27.27%) Finance
6 73 (25.52%) Java
7 71 (24.83%) SQL
8 53 (18.53%) Jenkins
9 47 (16.43%) Spring
10 46 (16.08%) Git (software)
10 46 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (15.73%) User Stories
11 45 (15.73%) Confluence
12 43 (15.03%) REST
13 42 (14.69%) Selenium
14 41 (14.34%) Spring Boot
15 38 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (12.59%) Sonatype Nexus
17 35 (12.24%) GitHub
17 35 (12.24%) C#
17 35 (12.24%) Python
18 34 (11.89%) Banking
18 34 (11.89%) JSON
18 34 (11.89%) User Experience
19 33 (11.54%) Slack
20 32 (11.19%) DevOps
21 31 (10.84%) Maven
22 30 (10.49%) SQL Server
22 30 (10.49%) Analytics
23 29 (10.14%) Node.js

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 45 (15.73%) Confluence
2 14 (4.90%) SAS
3 13 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (4.55%) Mule
4 8 (2.80%) CMS
5 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.70%) Drupal
6 2 (0.70%) IIS
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.10%) InVision
3 6 (2.10%) Sketch
4 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.24%) GitHub
2 33 (11.54%) Slack
3 26 (9.09%) GCP
4 22 (7.69%) AWS
5 10 (3.50%) npm
6 8 (2.80%) Azure
7 4 (1.40%) PaaS
7 4 (1.40%) SaaS
8 3 (1.05%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.70%) Heroku
9 2 (0.70%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.35%) Boomi
10 1 (0.35%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.35%) IaaS
10 1 (0.35%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.75%) Bluetooth
2 5 (1.75%) Ethernet
2 5 (1.75%) VoIP
2 5 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.05%) HTTP
4 2 (0.70%) DSL
4 2 (0.70%) Internet
5 1 (0.35%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.09%) BigQuery
3 20 (6.99%) Big Data
4 19 (6.64%) Qlik Sense
5 15 (5.24%) Hadoop
5 15 (5.24%) QlikView
6 14 (4.90%) NoSQL
7 13 (4.55%) Pentaho
8 7 (2.45%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.10%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.40%) MySQL
11 4 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.05%) Power BI
12 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 95 (33.22%) JIRA
2 53 (18.53%) Jenkins
3 46 (16.08%) Git (software)
4 42 (14.69%) Selenium
5 36 (12.59%) Sonatype Nexus
6 31 (10.84%) Maven
7 23 (8.04%) JUnit
8 18 (6.29%) Cucumber
9 17 (5.94%) Xcode
10 15 (5.24%) Mockito
10 15 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (5.24%) WebDriver
11 8 (2.80%) FitNesse
11 8 (2.80%) Visual Studio
12 7 (2.45%) JBehave
13 6 (2.10%) Appium
13 6 (2.10%) Axure RP
13 6 (2.10%) Balsamiq
13 6 (2.10%) JMeter
14 5 (1.75%) ClearQuest
General
1 78 (27.27%) Finance
2 34 (11.89%) Banking
3 24 (8.39%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.85%) Public Sector
4 11 (3.85%) Retail
5 7 (2.45%) Legal
6 5 (1.75%) Law
6 5 (1.75%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (32.87%) Developer
2 46 (16.08%) Analyst
3 29 (10.14%) Business Analyst
4 25 (8.74%) Tester
5 19 (6.64%) Java Developer
6 18 (6.29%) Scrum Master
7 15 (5.24%) .NET Developer
7 15 (5.24%) Delivery Manager
7 15 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (5.24%) Python Developer
8 14 (4.90%) Automation Tester
9 12 (4.20%) iOS Developer
9 12 (4.20%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.85%) Business IT Analyst
10 11 (3.85%) IT Analyst
10 11 (3.85%) IT Business Analyst
11 10 (3.50%) Android Developer
12 8 (2.80%) Agile Delivery Manager
12 8 (2.80%) Designer
12 8 (2.80%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.43%) Spring
2 43 (15.03%) REST
3 41 (14.34%) Spring Boot
4 34 (11.89%) JSON
5 29 (10.14%) Node.js
6 26 (9.09%) .NET
7 22 (7.69%) Web Services
8 20 (6.99%) HTML
8 20 (6.99%) React
9 19 (6.64%) CSS
10 16 (5.59%) Jest
11 12 (4.20%) Enzyme
11 12 (4.20%) Kafka
11 12 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (4.20%) WireMock
12 11 (3.85%) .NET Framework
12 11 (3.85%) ASP.NET
12 11 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (3.85%) SOAP
13 10 (3.50%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.89%) User Experience
2 22 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.29%) Virtual Team
4 10 (3.50%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.70%) STB
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) NHS
8 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.39%) Apple iOS
2 20 (6.99%) Android
3 13 (4.55%) Windows
4 9 (3.15%) Linux
5 6 (2.10%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.75%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.05%) Unix
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (40.91%) Kanban
3 91 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 46 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (15.73%) User Stories
6 38 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (11.19%) DevOps
8 30 (10.49%) Analytics
9 29 (10.14%) Continuous Deployment
10 28 (9.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 28 (9.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 27 (9.44%) Change Management
11 27 (9.44%) Software Testing
11 27 (9.44%) TDD
12 26 (9.09%) Microservices
13 24 (8.39%) BDD
14 23 (8.04%) Epics
15 21 (7.34%) Coaching
15 21 (7.34%) SDLC
16 19 (6.64%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (25.52%) Java
2 71 (24.83%) SQL
3 35 (12.24%) C#
3 35 (12.24%) Python
4 25 (8.74%) JavaScript
5 20 (6.99%) Java 8
6 19 (6.64%) Apple Swift
7 14 (4.90%) ES6
8 9 (3.15%) C
9 7 (2.45%) IronPython
9 7 (2.45%) XAML
10 6 (2.10%) C++
10 6 (2.10%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.75%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.40%) PHP
12 4 (1.40%) Scala
13 3 (1.05%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (3.50%) Degree
2 8 (2.80%) ISEB
3 6 (2.10%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.94%) QA
2 8 (2.80%) PMO
3 2 (0.70%) Dublin Core
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (9.44%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) Ansible
2 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.05%) Puppet
3 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.70%) Kibana
3 2 (0.70%) Packer
3 2 (0.70%) Terraform
4 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (10.14%) Splunk
2 27 (9.44%) AppDynamics
3 23 (8.04%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.99%) Google
5 10 (3.50%) Blue Coat
5 10 (3.50%) F5
6 6 (2.10%) BT
6 6 (2.10%) Oracle
7 3 (1.05%) VMware
8 2 (0.70%) Adobe
8 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.70%) Sonatype
8 2 (0.70%) Tableau
8 2 (0.70%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.35%) Dell
9 1 (0.35%) HP
9 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.35%) Talend
9 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.35%) webMethods