Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 32
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 320 467 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.29% 8.68% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.75% 10.32% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 322 214
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.03% +10.36%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% -

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 3659 4525 5143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.39% 84.06% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2432 2948 3528
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 130 179
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £34.41
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
West Yorkshire -1 272 £425 - 64
South Yorkshire -20 32 £500 +11.11% 26
North Yorkshire -10 7 £413 +22.22% 5
Humberside - 1 £400 - 1
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 296 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (34.06%) Java
3 99 (30.94%) TDD
4 91 (28.44%) Kanban
5 80 (25.00%) JIRA
6 71 (22.19%) Git (software)
6 71 (22.19%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (21.88%) RESTful
8 68 (21.25%) JavaScript
9 64 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 62 (19.38%) Confluence
10 62 (19.38%) Jenkins
11 61 (19.06%) Microservices
11 61 (19.06%) Open Source
12 60 (18.75%) HTML
12 60 (18.75%) CSS
13 59 (18.44%) C#
14 55 (17.19%) BDD
15 54 (16.88%) Spring
16 51 (15.94%) SQL
17 48 (15.00%) HTML5
18 45 (14.06%) MVC
19 44 (13.75%) Finance
19 44 (13.75%) Scala
19 44 (13.75%) CSS3
20 43 (13.44%) User Experience
21 42 (13.13%) User Stories
22 41 (12.81%) DevOps
22 41 (12.81%) REST
22 41 (12.81%) Software Engineering

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 62 (19.38%) Confluence
2 16 (5.00%) CMS
3 14 (4.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 13 (4.06%) Apache Solr
5 8 (2.50%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.50%) JBoss
5 8 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.88%) Apache
7 5 (1.56%) Jetty
7 5 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.56%) Tornado
7 5 (1.56%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.25%) nginx
9 3 (0.94%) CloudStack
9 3 (0.94%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.63%) WordPress
11 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.31%) Kentico
11 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.31%) InDesign
3 1 (0.31%) InVision
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.69%) Slack
2 9 (2.81%) GitHub
3 8 (2.50%) Trello
4 6 (1.88%) PaaS
5 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.25%) IaaS
6 4 (1.25%) SaaS
7 2 (0.63%) CloudBees
7 2 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.63%) Heroku
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.88%) HTTP
2 5 (1.56%) AMQP
2 5 (1.56%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.19%) MongoDB
2 34 (10.63%) NoSQL
3 26 (8.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (7.19%) MySQL
4 23 (7.19%) SQL Server
5 17 (5.31%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.69%) Hadoop
6 15 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.06%) Big Data
8 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.88%) Redis
11 5 (1.56%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.56%) HBase
11 5 (1.56%) Riak
12 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.94%) Oracle Discoverer
13 2 (0.63%) DB2
13 2 (0.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 80 (25.00%) JIRA
2 71 (22.19%) Git (software)
3 62 (19.38%) Jenkins
4 34 (10.63%) JUnit
5 26 (8.13%) Selenium
6 24 (7.50%) Subversion
7 22 (6.88%) Cucumber
8 14 (4.38%) Maven
9 13 (4.06%) WebDriver
10 11 (3.44%) Gradle
10 11 (3.44%) Jasmine
11 10 (3.13%) Android Studio
11 10 (3.13%) SoapUI
12 9 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (2.19%) Mercurial
15 6 (1.88%) Vagrant
16 5 (1.56%) FitNesse
16 5 (1.56%) JBehave
16 5 (1.56%) Mockito
General
1 44 (13.75%) Finance
2 19 (5.94%) Banking
3 11 (3.44%) Retail
4 10 (3.13%) Games
5 7 (2.19%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.88%) Marketing
7 5 (1.56%) Electronics
7 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) iGaming
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (43.44%) Developer
2 50 (15.63%) Analyst
2 50 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 38 (11.88%) Business Analyst
4 32 (10.00%) Scrum Master
5 30 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 26 (8.13%) Agile Business Analyst
7 23 (7.19%) Scala Developer
8 20 (6.25%) Architect
9 17 (5.31%) Lead Developer
10 16 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 15 (4.69%) Agile Developer
11 15 (4.69%) Agile Java Developer
11 15 (4.69%) Project Manager
12 14 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (4.38%) C# Developer
12 14 (4.38%) Tester
13 13 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (3.75%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.88%) RESTful
2 60 (18.75%) CSS
2 60 (18.75%) HTML
3 54 (16.88%) Spring
4 48 (15.00%) HTML5
5 44 (13.75%) CSS3
6 41 (12.81%) REST
7 35 (10.94%) .NET
7 35 (10.94%) AngularJS
8 34 (10.63%) ASP.NET
9 33 (10.31%) Ajax
10 32 (10.00%) Web Services
11 29 (9.06%) JSON
12 28 (8.75%) Node.js
13 27 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (8.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (7.19%) jQuery
16 21 (6.56%) Play Framework
17 20 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
18 18 (5.63%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.44%) User Experience
2 19 (5.94%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.81%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.25%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.25%) NHS
8 3 (0.94%) Blog
8 3 (0.94%) Clustering
9 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.63%) IPTV
9 2 (0.63%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.63%) Robotics
9 2 (0.63%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.31%) Chromecast
10 1 (0.31%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.56%) Linux
2 13 (4.06%) Android
2 13 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (3.75%) Unix
4 10 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.63%) AIX
5 2 (0.63%) Solaris
5 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (30.94%) TDD
3 91 (28.44%) Kanban
4 71 (22.19%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 61 (19.06%) Microservices
6 61 (19.06%) Open Source
7 55 (17.19%) BDD
8 45 (14.06%) MVC
9 42 (13.13%) User Stories
10 41 (12.81%) DevOps
10 41 (12.81%) Software Engineering
11 33 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (10.00%) Project Management
13 31 (9.69%) SOA
14 28 (8.75%) Mentoring
15 27 (8.44%) OOP
16 26 (8.13%) Configuration Management
17 25 (7.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (34.06%) Java
2 68 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 59 (18.44%) C#
4 51 (15.94%) SQL
5 44 (13.75%) Scala
6 33 (10.31%) Ruby
7 31 (9.69%) Python
8 13 (4.06%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.44%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.81%) Kotlin
11 7 (2.19%) PHP
12 6 (1.88%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.88%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.88%) PHP 5
12 6 (1.88%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.56%) C
13 5 (1.56%) Groovy
14 4 (1.25%) PHP 7
15 3 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (6.88%) Degree
2 6 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.56%) ISEB
4 4 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.94%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.94%) PMP
5 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.63%) APMG
6 2 (0.63%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.63%) CCDP
6 2 (0.63%) CCNP
6 2 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.63%) CISM
6 2 (0.63%) CISSP
6 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.31%) PMO
3 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (8.75%) Docker
2 6 (1.88%) Xen
3 5 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.56%) HDFS
4 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.94%) vSphere
5 3 (0.94%) XenServer
6 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.31%) XenApp
7 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (6.88%) Puppet
2 14 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.06%) Ansible
4 8 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 7 (2.19%) Terraform
6 4 (1.25%) Cobbler
7 3 (0.94%) Rancher
7 3 (0.94%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.63%) Kibana
9 1 (0.31%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.31%) Grafana
9 1 (0.31%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (6.25%) Google
1 20 (6.25%) Oracle
2 14 (4.38%) Sitecore
3 12 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.44%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.19%) SAP
6 6 (1.88%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.25%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.94%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (0.94%) HP
8 3 (0.94%) Progress
9 2 (0.63%) Adobe
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco
9 2 (0.63%) Demandware
9 2 (0.63%) IBM
9 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.63%) Splunk
9 2 (0.63%) Sun
9 2 (0.63%) Zend
10 1 (0.31%) New Relic