Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 10 15
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 304 436 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.49% 9.27% 7.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% 10.84% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 363 232
Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% -1.18% +9.68%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £325
90th Percentile £525 £538 £550
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £52.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £22.45 - £41.25
90th Percentile £54.75 - £43.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.70% +10.12% -4.00%

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 4,053 4,022 3,792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.49% 85.48% 84.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,759 2,642 2,444
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £540 £556
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 128 106
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.38 £20.25 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.20% +38.75% -2.70%
10th Percentile £10.82 £10.68 £9.93
90th Percentile £42.70 £43.23 £32.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% - +11.11%

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 19 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 March 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 -8 247 £413 -1.79% 102
South Yorkshire -34 23 £400 -10.11% 27
North Yorkshire +8 18 £463 +20.13% 15
East Yorkshire - 11 £460 - 4
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 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.

1 274 (90.13%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (21.71%) Java
3 63 (20.72%) Kanban
4 57 (18.75%) SQL
5 52 (17.11%) TDD
6 51 (16.78%) .NET
7 50 (16.45%) C#
7 50 (16.45%) JIRA
7 50 (16.45%) Test Automation
7 50 (16.45%) User Stories
8 49 (16.12%) JavaScript
9 44 (14.47%) HTML
9 44 (14.47%) E-Commerce
9 44 (14.47%) Finance
10 42 (13.82%) User Experience
11 41 (13.49%) CSS
12 40 (13.16%) AngularJS
13 38 (12.50%) MVC
14 36 (11.84%) Git (software)
15 34 (11.18%) React
15 34 (11.18%) Project Management
16 33 (10.86%) REST
17 32 (10.53%) Confluence
17 32 (10.53%) SQL Server
17 32 (10.53%) ASP.NET
17 32 (10.53%) jQuery
18 31 (10.20%) DevOps
19 30 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (9.54%) Spring
20 29 (9.54%) BDD

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 32 (10.53%) Confluence
2 13 (4.28%) CMS
3 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.64%) JBoss
4 5 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.99%) Mule
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.66%) SAS
8 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) Jetty
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.32%) EngageOne
5 3 (0.99%) InVision
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Changepoint
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.28%) GitHub
3 12 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.29%) Slack
5 6 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (1.97%) Serverless
6 4 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.99%) SaaS
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.66%) IaaS
8 2 (0.66%) Office 365
8 2 (0.66%) Trello
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.33%) PaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.64%) HTTP
2 2 (0.66%) DLNA
2 2 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.66%) UPnP
2 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.28%) NoSQL
2 13 (4.28%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.29%) Big Data
4 7 (2.30%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.97%) MySQL
5 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.32%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.99%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.99%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.99%) QlikView
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.66%) Power BI
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (16.45%) JIRA
2 36 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.54%) Jenkins
4 19 (6.25%) Maven
5 14 (4.61%) Cucumber
6 13 (4.28%) Selenium
7 11 (3.62%) webpack
8 10 (3.29%) JUnit
8 10 (3.29%) Mockito
8 10 (3.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (2.96%) Subversion
10 8 (2.63%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.30%) gulp
11 7 (2.30%) WebDriver
11 7 (2.30%) Xcode
12 6 (1.97%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.64%) Protractor
13 5 (1.64%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.32%) YouTrack
General
1 44 (14.47%) Finance
2 12 (3.95%) Retail
3 10 (3.29%) Banking
4 8 (2.63%) Law
5 6 (1.97%) Back Office
6 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.99%) Front Office
7 3 (0.99%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Electronics
8 2 (0.66%) Games
8 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.66%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (33.55%) Developer
2 46 (15.13%) Analyst
3 40 (13.16%) Scrum Master
4 36 (11.84%) Business Analyst
5 30 (9.87%) .NET Developer
6 29 (9.54%) Java Developer
7 24 (7.89%) Project Manager
8 17 (5.59%) Agile Business Analyst
9 16 (5.26%) Tester
10 14 (4.61%) Agile Scrum Master
10 14 (4.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (4.61%) C# Developer
10 14 (4.61%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (3.95%) Designer
12 11 (3.62%) Architect
12 11 (3.62%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.29%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (3.29%) Senior Manager
13 10 (3.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.78%) .NET
2 44 (14.47%) HTML
3 41 (13.49%) CSS
4 40 (13.16%) AngularJS
5 34 (11.18%) React
6 33 (10.86%) REST
7 32 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 32 (10.53%) jQuery
8 29 (9.54%) Spring
9 27 (8.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (7.89%) Spring Boot
12 21 (6.91%) Node.js
13 20 (6.58%) JSON
13 20 (6.58%) Vue.js
14 15 (4.93%) Web Services
15 14 (4.61%) HTML5
15 14 (4.61%) RESTful
16 12 (3.95%) SOAP
17 10 (3.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.82%) User Experience
2 29 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.30%) NHS
5 6 (1.97%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.97%) PMI
5 6 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.99%) Wiki
8 2 (0.66%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.66%) Fintech
8 2 (0.66%) MPEG
8 2 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.66%) Social Media
8 2 (0.66%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.62%) Android
1 11 (3.62%) Linux
2 10 (3.29%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.97%) Unix
3 6 (1.97%) Windows
4 4 (1.32%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (90.13%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (20.72%) Kanban
3 52 (17.11%) TDD
4 50 (16.45%) Test Automation
4 50 (16.45%) User Stories
5 44 (14.47%) E-Commerce
6 38 (12.50%) MVC
7 34 (11.18%) Project Management
8 31 (10.20%) DevOps
9 30 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (9.54%) BDD
10 29 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (8.88%) Microservices
12 26 (8.55%) Coaching
13 25 (8.22%) SDLC
14 23 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (6.58%) Software Engineering
15 20 (6.58%) Web Development
16 19 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (5.92%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (21.71%) Java
2 57 (18.75%) SQL
3 50 (16.45%) C#
4 49 (16.12%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.92%) Python
6 16 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.61%) Java 8
8 10 (3.29%) Scala
9 7 (2.30%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.64%) C
10 5 (1.64%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.64%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.32%) ES6
12 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.99%) Ruby
13 2 (0.66%) PHP
13 2 (0.66%) R
13 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.33%) JCL
14 1 (0.33%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 8 (2.63%) Degree
2 7 (2.30%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.32%) PMP
4 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.99%) MCITP
5 3 (0.99%) MCSE
6 2 (0.66%) CISM
6 2 (0.66%) CISSP
7 1 (0.33%) APMG
7 1 (0.33%) APMP
7 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.33%) CBAP
7 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.61%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) PMO
3 1 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.33%) vSphere
3 1 (0.33%) Xen
3 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.30%) Terraform
3 4 (1.32%) Ansible
4 3 (0.99%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.99%) Rancher
5 2 (0.66%) Puppet
6 1 (0.33%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.33%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.61%) Oracle
3 11 (3.62%) Splunk
4 9 (2.96%) AppDynamics
5 7 (2.30%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.97%) Adobe
7 5 (1.64%) Google
7 5 (1.64%) Informatica
8 4 (1.32%) IBM
9 3 (0.99%) HP
9 3 (0.99%) RedGate
10 2 (0.66%) Coverity
10 2 (0.66%) Planview
10 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.66%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.66%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.33%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.33%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.33%) Telerik