Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 49 21
Rank change year-on-year +25 -28 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 129 67 312
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.56% 4.18% 7.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 4.95% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 46 208
10th Percentile £355 £313 £310
25th Percentile £425 £353 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £430 £425
Median % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
75th Percentile £538 £519 £500
90th Percentile £611 £550 £558
England median daily rate £513 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
10th Percentile £26.10 " £21.20
25th Percentile £26.24 " £30.13
Median hourly rate £26.48 - £45.00
75th Percentile £26.72 " £49.38
90th Percentile £26.86 " £52.00
England median hourly rate £56.50 £50.00 £51.25
% change year-on-year +13.00% -2.44% +3.54%

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 2,031 1,354 3,644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.47% 84.41% 86.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,433 917 2,478
10th Percentile £263 £300 £262
25th Percentile £380 £370 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £513
90th Percentile £603 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 64 138
10th Percentile £11.58 £11.24 £11.23
25th Percentile £14.25 £15.14 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.34 £18.75 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.12% +17.19% -8.57%
75th Percentile £26.00 £23.90 £21.69
90th Percentile £28.38 £34.53 £31.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.08 £22.93
% change year-on-year -2.49% +0.63% +11.85%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Yorkshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Scrum in Yorkshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Scrum in Yorkshire

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Yorkshire.

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 26 July 2021. 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 +10 109 £500 +16.28% 86
North Yorkshire +11 11 £475 +15.15% 7
South Yorkshire +10 8 £321 -32.53% 15
East Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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.

1 116 (89.92%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (44.19%) Kanban
3 29 (22.48%) User Experience
4 28 (21.71%) JIRA
5 27 (20.93%) Splunk
6 25 (19.38%) Node.js
6 25 (19.38%) Kubernetes
6 25 (19.38%) Finance
7 22 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (17.05%) TDD
7 22 (17.05%) AWS
8 21 (16.28%) React
9 20 (15.50%) Git (software)
9 20 (15.50%) Test Automation
9 20 (15.50%) Social Skills
10 19 (14.73%) Confluence
10 19 (14.73%) Mentoring
10 19 (14.73%) Java
11 16 (12.40%) User Stories
12 15 (11.63%) Coaching
12 15 (11.63%) Spring Boot
12 15 (11.63%) Web Services
12 15 (11.63%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (10.85%) BDD
14 13 (10.08%) Jenkins
14 13 (10.08%) Slack
15 12 (9.30%) Agile Coaching
15 12 (9.30%) Public Sector
15 12 (9.30%) Project Management
15 12 (9.30%) JavaScript

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 19 (14.73%) Confluence
2 2 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.55%) CMS
2 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.78%) Mule
3 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.05%) AWS
2 13 (10.08%) Slack
3 11 (8.53%) GitHub
4 8 (6.20%) Serverless
5 6 (4.65%) Azure
6 5 (3.88%) GCP
6 5 (3.88%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.55%) Miro
7 2 (1.55%) SaaS
7 2 (1.55%) Trello
8 1 (0.78%) Apigee
8 1 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.78%) IaaS
8 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) HTTP
1 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.88%) Power BI
1 5 (3.88%) QlikView
2 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.33%) Big Data
3 3 (2.33%) Data Lake
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.55%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.78%) DB2
5 1 (0.78%) HBase
5 1 (0.78%) MS Access
5 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.78%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.78%) Spark SQL
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (21.71%) JIRA
2 20 (15.50%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.63%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (10.08%) Jenkins
5 12 (9.30%) Maven
6 9 (6.98%) Android Studio
7 5 (3.88%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.33%) git-flow
8 3 (2.33%) Selenium
8 3 (2.33%) TestCafe
9 2 (1.55%) Storybook
9 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.78%) Cypress.io
10 1 (0.78%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.78%) JUnit
10 1 (0.78%) Mockito
10 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.78%) Subversion
10 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (19.38%) Finance
2 20 (15.50%) Social Skills
3 12 (9.30%) Public Sector
4 11 (8.53%) Retail
5 7 (5.43%) Banking
5 7 (5.43%) Marketing
6 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (0.78%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (25.58%) Developer
2 16 (12.40%) Analyst
3 14 (10.85%) Delivery Manager
4 13 (10.08%) Project Manager
5 12 (9.30%) Business Analyst
6 11 (8.53%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (8.53%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) Scrum Master
8 9 (6.98%) Android Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.65%) Data Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Mobile Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Agile Coach
12 4 (3.10%) Agile Project Manager
12 4 (3.10%) E-Commerce Manager
12 4 (3.10%) E-Commerce Project Manager
12 4 (3.10%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (3.10%) IT Manager
12 4 (3.10%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.38%) Node.js
2 21 (16.28%) React
3 15 (11.63%) Spring Boot
3 15 (11.63%) Web Services
4 11 (8.53%) REST
5 10 (7.75%) JSON
5 10 (7.75%) Spring
6 8 (6.20%) Express
6 8 (6.20%) hapi
6 8 (6.20%) NativeScript
6 8 (6.20%) NestJS
6 8 (6.20%) React Native
7 6 (4.65%) CSS
8 5 (3.88%) .NET
8 5 (3.88%) D3.js
9 3 (2.33%) HTML
9 3 (2.33%) HTML5
9 3 (2.33%) Jest
10 2 (1.55%) PySpark
10 2 (1.55%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.48%) User Experience
2 10 (7.75%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.20%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.10%) NHS
4 4 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.55%) Cybercrime
5 2 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.55%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.55%) W3C
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Life Science
6 1 (0.78%) PMI
6 1 (0.78%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.53%) Android
2 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.55%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (89.92%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (44.19%) Kanban
3 22 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (17.05%) TDD
4 20 (15.50%) Test Automation
5 19 (14.73%) Mentoring
6 16 (12.40%) User Stories
7 15 (11.63%) Coaching
8 14 (10.85%) BDD
9 12 (9.30%) Agile Coaching
9 12 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (9.30%) Project Management
10 11 (8.53%) DevOps
10 11 (8.53%) Microservices
10 11 (8.53%) Product Backlog
11 10 (7.75%) API Development
12 9 (6.98%) Android Development
12 9 (6.98%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.98%) Lean UX
12 9 (6.98%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.73%) Java
2 12 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.75%) Java 8
4 9 (6.98%) Kotlin
5 8 (6.20%) Scala
6 7 (5.43%) SQL
7 4 (3.10%) C#
7 4 (3.10%) Python
8 3 (2.33%) ES6
8 3 (2.33%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) C++
9 1 (0.78%) Elm
9 1 (0.78%) Haskell
9 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.10%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.33%) Degree
2 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.55%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.78%) PMO
4 1 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Docker
2 2 (1.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (19.38%) Kubernetes
2 11 (8.53%) Terraform
3 2 (1.55%) Oozie
4 1 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 27 (20.93%) Splunk
2 11 (8.53%) AppDynamics
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.55%) Adobe
4 2 (1.55%) Google
4 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.78%) Cadence
5 1 (0.78%) IBM
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle
5 1 (0.78%) Progress
5 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.78%) Spotify