Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 23 13
Rank change year-on-year -36 -10 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 67 307 465
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.16% 6.87% 9.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 7.98% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 235 383
Median daily rate £439 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £313
90th Percentile £578 £538 £538
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year -27.08% -4.95% +17.44%

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 1,786 3,848 4,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 84.21% 86.12% 87.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,132 2,548 2,816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £268
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 128 122
Median hourly rate £18.41 £17.13 £20.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.47% -18.41% +55.48%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.23 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.98 £44.35
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.91 £22.00
% change year-on-year +12.40% +13.23% -13.73%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 -24 57 £439 +5.72% 31
North Yorkshire -9 5 £413 -10.81%
South Yorkshire +4 4 £520 +22.35% 1
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 66 (98.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) Kanban
3 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
4 17 (25.37%) JIRA
5 15 (22.39%) User Experience
6 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
7 12 (17.91%) Java
8 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
8 11 (16.42%) Confluence
8 11 (16.42%) DevOps
9 10 (14.93%) Node.js
9 10 (14.93%) REST
9 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
9 10 (14.93%) HTML
9 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.93%) JSON
10 9 (13.43%) Spring
10 9 (13.43%) GitHub
10 9 (13.43%) Analytics
10 9 (13.43%) AWS
10 9 (13.43%) React
10 9 (13.43%) Slack
10 9 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (11.94%) Public Sector
11 8 (11.94%) Microservices
12 7 (10.45%) Azure
12 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
12 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (10.45%) CSS
12 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce

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 11 (16.42%) Confluence
2 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.99%) SAS
4 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) AWS
1 9 (13.43%) GitHub
1 9 (13.43%) Slack
2 7 (10.45%) Azure
3 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.99%) Trello
4 1 (1.49%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.49%) GCP
4 1 (1.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) DHCP
2 1 (1.49%) DSL
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) DB2
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.49%) Event Store
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) JIRA
2 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.96%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (8.96%) Xcode
5 5 (7.46%) Maven
6 4 (5.97%) Android Studio
6 4 (5.97%) CocoaPods
6 4 (5.97%) Selenium
7 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.49%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.49%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.49%) GitLab
8 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.49%) JUnit
8 1 (1.49%) Postman
8 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.49%) Subversion
8 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (11.94%) Public Sector
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Games
6 1 (1.49%) Advertising
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Developer
2 7 (10.45%) Product Owner
3 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce Product Owner
4 5 (7.46%) iOS Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Scrum Master
5 4 (5.97%) Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.48%) React Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Scala Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Coach
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Delivery Lead
7 2 (2.99%) AWS Developer
7 2 (2.99%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (2.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (2.99%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) HTML
1 10 (14.93%) JSON
1 10 (14.93%) Node.js
1 10 (14.93%) REST
2 9 (13.43%) React
2 9 (13.43%) Spring
3 7 (10.45%) CSS
4 6 (8.96%) CSS3
4 6 (8.96%) HTML5
4 6 (8.96%) Spring Boot
5 5 (7.46%) .NET
5 5 (7.46%) XML
6 4 (5.97%) J2EE
6 4 (5.97%) Play Framework
7 3 (4.48%) Ajax
7 3 (4.48%) RESTful
8 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.99%) Django
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.99%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) User Experience
2 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.97%) NHS
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.49%) Online Games
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Android
1 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (98.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) Kanban
3 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
4 11 (16.42%) DevOps
5 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.43%) Analytics
6 9 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (11.94%) Microservices
8 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.45%) Requirements Gathering
9 6 (8.96%) Android Development
9 6 (8.96%) iOS Development
9 6 (8.96%) Lean UX
9 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
9 6 (8.96%) SEO
9 6 (8.96%) TDD
9 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Web Analytics
9 6 (8.96%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) Java
2 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.96%) Apple Swift
3 6 (8.96%) C#
3 6 (8.96%) Java 8
4 5 (7.46%) SQL
5 4 (5.97%) Kotlin
5 4 (5.97%) Python
5 4 (5.97%) Scala
6 2 (2.99%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (2.99%) ES6
6 2 (2.99%) Ruby
6 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.49%) Groovy
7 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) ISEB
1 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) GDPR
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.97%) Terraform
3 3 (4.48%) Ansible
4 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.99%) Puppet
5 1 (1.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Splunk
2 5 (7.46%) AppDynamics
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) Google
5 2 (2.99%) Databricks
6 1 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.49%) Facebook
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Perforce
6 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.49%) YouTube