Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 17 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 +23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 335 327 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.75% 7.39% 8.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.75% 8.63% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 274 317
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £316
90th Percentile £538 £543 £538
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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% - +5.26%

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 4,323 3,787 4,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.05% 85.56% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,938 2,507 2,950
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £261 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 100 142
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.10% +0.22%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.52
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.00 £34.83
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -7 276 £413 -2.94% 117
South Yorkshire -12 30 £385 -25.42% 13
North Yorkshire +4 16 £475 +25.00% 7
East Yorkshire - 7 £438 - 3
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 310 (92.54%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.48%) C#
3 81 (24.18%) .NET
4 77 (22.99%) SQL
5 74 (22.09%) Java
6 69 (20.60%) JavaScript
7 68 (20.30%) TDD
8 67 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 65 (19.40%) Kanban
10 59 (17.61%) MVC
11 56 (16.72%) User Stories
12 54 (16.12%) Finance
13 53 (15.82%) ASP.NET
14 49 (14.63%) AngularJS
15 48 (14.33%) JIRA
16 45 (13.43%) HTML
17 44 (13.13%) SQL Server
17 44 (13.13%) Test Automation
17 44 (13.13%) ASP.NET Web API
18 42 (12.54%) BDD
19 41 (12.24%) CSS
19 41 (12.24%) SDLC
20 38 (11.34%) Git (software)
21 37 (11.04%) jQuery
21 37 (11.04%) Software Engineering
22 36 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
22 36 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
23 35 (10.45%) User Experience
24 33 (9.85%) Confluence
25 31 (9.25%) DevOps

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 33 (9.85%) Confluence
2 16 (4.78%) CMS
3 13 (3.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (2.39%) Anypoint
5 6 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.90%) JBoss
8 3 (0.90%) SAS
9 2 (0.60%) Apache
9 2 (0.60%) IIS
9 2 (0.60%) Mule
9 2 (0.60%) nginx
9 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.30%) Jetty
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.30%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.19%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.39%) Apigee
3 8 (2.39%) Boomi
3 8 (2.39%) Serverless
4 6 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (1.79%) Slack
5 5 (1.49%) GitHub
5 5 (1.49%) SaaS
6 4 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.19%) Trello
7 3 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.90%) Force.com
7 3 (0.90%) IaaS
7 3 (0.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.60%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.19%) DLNA
1 4 (1.19%) DNS
1 4 (1.19%) Internet
1 4 (1.19%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.19%) UPnP
1 4 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.60%) SMS
3 1 (0.30%) AMQP
3 1 (0.30%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.09%) Big Data
3 7 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (0.90%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.90%) MySQL
7 3 (0.90%) QlikView
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.60%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 48 (14.33%) JIRA
2 38 (11.34%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.57%) Selenium
4 18 (5.37%) Cucumber
4 18 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 14 (4.18%) Visual Studio
5 14 (4.18%) WebDriver
6 13 (3.88%) JUnit
7 12 (3.58%) webpack
8 10 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.69%) gulp
9 9 (2.69%) Maven
9 9 (2.69%) Subversion
10 8 (2.39%) Mockito
10 8 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (2.39%) Protractor
11 7 (2.09%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.49%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.49%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (16.12%) Finance
2 25 (7.46%) Retail
3 13 (3.88%) Banking
4 5 (1.49%) Automotive
4 5 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.19%) Back Office
5 4 (1.19%) Electronics
5 4 (1.19%) Marketing
5 4 (1.19%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.90%) Law
7 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 127 (37.91%) Developer
2 45 (13.43%) .NET Developer
3 37 (11.04%) Analyst
4 34 (10.15%) Scrum Master
5 31 (9.25%) Business Analyst
6 27 (8.06%) Project Manager
7 26 (7.76%) Java Developer
8 25 (7.46%) C# Developer
9 23 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (6.27%) Tester
11 18 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (5.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 14 (4.18%) Senior Developer
13 14 (4.18%) Software Engineer
14 13 (3.88%) Angular Developer
15 12 (3.58%) Product Owner
15 12 (3.58%) Test Engineer
16 11 (3.28%) Architect
16 11 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (24.18%) .NET
2 53 (15.82%) ASP.NET
3 49 (14.63%) AngularJS
4 45 (13.43%) HTML
5 44 (13.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 41 (12.24%) CSS
7 37 (11.04%) jQuery
8 36 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (8.96%) React
10 28 (8.36%) Vue.js
10 28 (8.36%) Web Services
11 22 (6.57%) Spring
12 21 (6.27%) REST
12 21 (6.27%) SOAP
13 20 (5.97%) XML
14 18 (5.37%) RESTful
15 13 (3.88%) JSON
16 12 (3.58%) .NET Core
16 12 (3.58%) Node.js
16 12 (3.58%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.45%) User Experience
2 19 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.88%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.99%) NHS
7 5 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.19%) MPEG
8 4 (1.19%) PMI
9 3 (0.90%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.60%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.30%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.88%) Windows
2 10 (2.99%) Linux
3 8 (2.39%) Unix
4 7 (2.09%) Android
5 4 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (92.54%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (20.30%) TDD
3 67 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 65 (19.40%) Kanban
5 59 (17.61%) MVC
6 56 (16.72%) User Stories
7 44 (13.13%) Test Automation
8 42 (12.54%) BDD
9 41 (12.24%) SDLC
10 37 (11.04%) Software Engineering
11 36 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (9.25%) DevOps
12 31 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (8.96%) Microservices
14 29 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (8.06%) Project Management
16 25 (7.46%) OOP
17 24 (7.16%) Coaching
18 23 (6.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 82 (24.48%) C#
2 77 (22.99%) SQL
3 74 (22.09%) Java
4 69 (20.60%) JavaScript
5 26 (7.76%) T-SQL
6 25 (7.46%) Python
7 14 (4.18%) C++
8 12 (3.58%) C
9 11 (3.28%) Scala
10 9 (2.69%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.39%) Java 8
12 7 (2.09%) Groovy
13 5 (1.49%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.19%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.19%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.19%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.19%) VB
15 3 (0.90%) ES6
15 3 (0.90%) Ruby
15 3 (0.90%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 12 (3.58%) Degree
2 5 (1.49%) PMI Certification
2 5 (1.49%) PMP
3 4 (1.19%) APMG
4 3 (0.90%) CBAP
4 3 (0.90%) ISEB
4 3 (0.90%) MCITP
4 3 (0.90%) MCSE
4 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.30%) APMP
5 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.16%) QA
2 5 (1.49%) MISRA
2 5 (1.49%) MISRA C
3 3 (0.90%) PMO
4 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (5.67%) Docker
2 3 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.90%) vSphere
3 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.30%) Xen
4 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (2.69%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.09%) Terraform
3 6 (1.79%) Ansible
4 4 (1.19%) Puppet
5 3 (0.90%) Grafana
5 3 (0.90%) Graylog
6 2 (0.60%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.60%) Kibana
6 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.60%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (7.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.37%) Oracle
3 13 (3.88%) Sitecore
4 12 (3.58%) IBM
5 11 (3.28%) MuleSoft
6 9 (2.69%) Informatica
6 9 (2.69%) TIBCO
7 8 (2.39%) Dell
7 8 (2.39%) Software AG
8 7 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.49%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.49%) Google
10 4 (1.19%) hybris
10 4 (1.19%) SAP
11 3 (0.90%) Adobe
11 3 (0.90%) Coverity
11 3 (0.90%) RedGate
11 3 (0.90%) Splunk
12 2 (0.60%) Telerik
12 2 (0.60%) VMware