Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 17 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 349 320 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.15% 7.53% 9.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.25% 8.88% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 260 371
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -1.05% +14.53%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £319
90th Percentile £538 £551 £538
England median daily rate £483 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £39.75 - £41.25
90th Percentile £43.25 - £43.75
England median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.88%

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 4,232 3,604 4,809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.74% 84.84% 85.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,853 2,389 3,149
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 86 130
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.10% +4.37%
10th Percentile £11.04 £9.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £43.25 £28.03 £37.55
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 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
West Yorkshire -7 286 £413 -2.94% 96
South Yorkshire +3 34 £415 -17.00% 21
North Yorkshire +4 16 £450 - 14
East Yorkshire - 5 £625 - 6
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 327 (93.70%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (28.08%) Java
3 92 (26.36%) C#
3 92 (26.36%) .NET
4 86 (24.64%) TDD
5 83 (23.78%) SQL
6 80 (22.92%) Kanban
7 78 (22.35%) JavaScript
8 71 (20.34%) E-Commerce
9 70 (20.06%) MVC
10 64 (18.34%) ASP.NET
11 61 (17.48%) AngularJS
12 56 (16.05%) HTML
13 55 (15.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 53 (15.19%) BDD
14 53 (15.19%) JIRA
15 52 (14.90%) Finance
15 52 (14.90%) CSS
16 48 (13.75%) SQL Server
16 48 (13.75%) jQuery
16 48 (13.75%) Git (software)
17 47 (13.47%) Test Automation
17 47 (13.47%) User Stories
18 45 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
19 43 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (12.32%) Software Engineering
20 40 (11.46%) SDLC
21 39 (11.17%) Microservices
21 39 (11.17%) Vue.js
22 36 (10.32%) Retail

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 36 (10.32%) Confluence
2 17 (4.87%) CMS
3 12 (3.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (2.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (2.58%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.29%) Anypoint
6 6 (1.72%) Apache
7 5 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.86%) Mule
9 3 (0.86%) nginx
10 2 (0.57%) IIS
10 2 (0.57%) JBoss
10 2 (0.57%) Jetty
10 2 (0.57%) SAS
10 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
Applications
1 5 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.29%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Capstone
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.44%) GitHub
4 10 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.29%) Apigee
5 8 (2.29%) Boomi
6 7 (2.01%) SaaS
6 7 (2.01%) Slack
7 6 (1.72%) npm
8 5 (1.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.15%) Serverless
9 4 (1.15%) Trello
10 3 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.86%) Force.com
10 3 (0.86%) IaaS
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.01%) VPN
2 6 (1.72%) Internet
3 5 (1.43%) DNS
3 5 (1.43%) SMS
4 4 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.86%) DLNA
5 3 (0.86%) UPnP
5 3 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.57%) HTTP
7 1 (0.29%) AMQP
7 1 (0.29%) DHCP
7 1 (0.29%) FTP
7 1 (0.29%) IPsec
7 1 (0.29%) SAN
7 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.73%) Big Data
3 13 (3.72%) Hadoop
4 9 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.29%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.43%) MySQL
8 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.15%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.86%) Riak
11 2 (0.57%) MS Access
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 53 (15.19%) JIRA
2 48 (13.75%) Git (software)
3 33 (9.46%) Jenkins
4 28 (8.02%) Selenium
5 17 (4.87%) Cucumber
6 16 (4.58%) Mockito
6 16 (4.58%) webpack
7 15 (4.30%) Sonatype Nexus
8 14 (4.01%) Maven
8 14 (4.01%) WebDriver
9 13 (3.72%) Bitbucket
9 13 (3.72%) JUnit
9 13 (3.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (3.72%) Subversion
9 13 (3.72%) Visual Studio
10 11 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.87%) SonarQube
12 8 (2.29%) gulp
12 8 (2.29%) Mercurial
12 8 (2.29%) Protractor
General
1 52 (14.90%) Finance
2 36 (10.32%) Retail
3 14 (4.01%) Banking
4 9 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.43%) Automotive
5 5 (1.43%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.15%) Publishing
7 3 (0.86%) Electronics
7 3 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 159 (45.56%) Developer
2 54 (15.47%) .NET Developer
3 42 (12.03%) Analyst
4 38 (10.89%) C# Developer
5 36 (10.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (9.74%) Scrum Master
7 33 (9.46%) Business Analyst
8 32 (9.17%) Java Developer
9 23 (6.59%) Project Manager
10 22 (6.30%) ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (6.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (5.16%) Angular Developer
12 16 (4.58%) Senior Developer
13 15 (4.30%) Tester
14 13 (3.72%) Software Engineer
15 11 (3.15%) Agile Business Analyst
15 11 (3.15%) Automation Tester
15 11 (3.15%) Test Engineer
16 10 (2.87%) Architect
16 10 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.36%) .NET
2 64 (18.34%) ASP.NET
3 61 (17.48%) AngularJS
4 56 (16.05%) HTML
5 55 (15.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 52 (14.90%) CSS
7 48 (13.75%) jQuery
8 45 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (11.17%) Vue.js
10 36 (10.32%) React
11 33 (9.46%) Web Services
12 27 (7.74%) SOAP
13 25 (7.16%) Spring
14 22 (6.30%) RESTful
15 21 (6.02%) XML
16 18 (5.16%) REST
17 16 (4.58%) HTML5
17 16 (4.58%) RabbitMQ
18 15 (4.30%) Kafka
19 14 (4.01%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.16%) User Experience
2 19 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.15%) NHS
6 10 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.86%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.86%) MPEG
9 2 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.57%) PMI
9 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.73%) Linux
2 13 (3.72%) Windows
3 7 (2.01%) Unix
4 4 (1.15%) Android
5 3 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (93.70%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (24.64%) TDD
3 80 (22.92%) Kanban
4 71 (20.34%) E-Commerce
5 70 (20.06%) MVC
6 53 (15.19%) BDD
7 47 (13.47%) Test Automation
7 47 (13.47%) User Stories
8 43 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (12.32%) Software Engineering
9 40 (11.46%) SDLC
10 39 (11.17%) Microservices
11 35 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (9.46%) Mentoring
13 32 (9.17%) DevOps
14 31 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (8.60%) Project Management
15 30 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
17 26 (7.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (28.08%) Java
2 92 (26.36%) C#
3 83 (23.78%) SQL
4 78 (22.35%) JavaScript
5 34 (9.74%) T-SQL
6 26 (7.45%) Python
7 14 (4.01%) C++
8 12 (3.44%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.44%) Scala
8 12 (3.44%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.87%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.87%) C
10 8 (2.29%) Groovy
11 7 (2.01%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.72%) Java 8
13 5 (1.43%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.43%) VB
14 4 (1.15%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.15%) ES6
15 3 (0.86%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 12 (3.44%) Degree
2 7 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.86%) APMG
5 2 (0.57%) CBAP
5 2 (0.57%) ISEB
5 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.57%) PMP
5 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.29%) APMP
6 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.29%) MCITP
6 1 (0.29%) MCSE
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.87%) QA
2 6 (1.72%) PMO
3 5 (1.43%) MISRA
3 5 (1.43%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (8.60%) Docker
2 5 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.57%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (4.58%) Kubernetes
2 14 (4.01%) Terraform
3 12 (3.44%) Ansible
4 6 (1.72%) Puppet
5 4 (1.15%) Grafana
5 4 (1.15%) Graylog
6 2 (0.57%) Kibana
6 2 (0.57%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.29%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (5.44%) Oracle
2 17 (4.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.72%) Sitecore
4 12 (3.44%) IBM
4 12 (3.44%) MuleSoft
5 11 (3.15%) Adobe
6 10 (2.87%) Coverity
7 9 (2.58%) Informatica
7 9 (2.58%) TIBCO
8 8 (2.29%) Dell
8 8 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.29%) SaltStack
8 8 (2.29%) Software AG
9 7 (2.01%) Google
10 4 (1.15%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.15%) hybris
10 4 (1.15%) SAP
10 4 (1.15%) VMware
11 3 (0.86%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.86%) Splunk