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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 19 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 169 207 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.28% 7.39% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.82% 8.56% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 155 89
Median daily rate £425 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +4.65% +16.57%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1721 2417 2445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.32% 86.29% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1668 1708
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 53
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.39 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +9 137 £425 - 57
South Yorkshire +10 22 £413 -2.94% 12
North Yorkshire -7 2 £475 +5.55% 6
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 324 (97.59%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (37.05%) Java
3 102 (30.72%) Kanban
4 100 (30.12%) RESTful
5 90 (27.11%) Test Automation
6 77 (23.19%) HTML
7 74 (22.29%) CSS
8 69 (20.78%) User Experience
9 68 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (19.28%) JSON
11 62 (18.67%) TDD
12 60 (18.07%) Scala
13 58 (17.47%) JIRA
14 56 (16.87%) Git (software)
14 56 (16.87%) Open Source
14 56 (16.87%) HTML5
14 56 (16.87%) Jenkins
15 53 (15.96%) REST
15 53 (15.96%) JavaScript
16 52 (15.66%) CSS3
17 51 (15.36%) Spring
18 48 (14.46%) C#
19 46 (13.86%) Python
20 44 (13.25%) MVC
20 44 (13.25%) BDD
20 44 (13.25%) User Stories
21 43 (12.95%) Ajax
22 42 (12.65%) Linux
23 41 (12.35%) Confluence
24 40 (12.05%) Ruby

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 41 (12.35%) Confluence
2 13 (3.92%) CMS
3 11 (3.31%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.20%) Apache
5 4 (1.20%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.90%) nginx
6 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) InVision
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.90%) PaaS
2 3 (0.90%) Slack
3 2 (0.60%) IaaS
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.30%) Loggly
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.24%) HTTP
2 8 (2.41%) Internet
3 4 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.64%) Relational Database
2 26 (7.83%) NoSQL
3 24 (7.23%) MongoDB
4 22 (6.63%) SQL Server
5 16 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (3.92%) MySQL
7 10 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.60%) Redis
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.30%) HBase
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.30%) Riak
Development Applications
1 58 (17.47%) JIRA
2 56 (16.87%) Git (software)
2 56 (16.87%) Jenkins
3 33 (9.94%) JUnit
3 33 (9.94%) Subversion
4 16 (4.82%) Xcode
5 15 (4.52%) Selenium
6 11 (3.31%) Android Studio
7 9 (2.71%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.41%) IntelliJ
8 8 (2.41%) Maven
9 7 (2.11%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.81%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.81%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.51%) Mockito
11 5 (1.51%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.51%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.20%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (10.54%) Finance
2 22 (6.63%) Banking
3 19 (5.72%) Retail
4 9 (2.71%) Games
5 4 (1.20%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.60%) Legal
6 2 (0.60%) Marketing
6 2 (0.60%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (44.88%) Developer
2 52 (15.66%) Java Developer
3 39 (11.75%) Analyst
4 34 (10.24%) Architect
5 33 (9.94%) Business Analyst
6 26 (7.83%) Scrum Master
7 25 (7.53%) Scala Developer
8 22 (6.63%) Technical Architect
9 21 (6.33%) Agile Business Analyst
10 18 (5.42%) Tester
11 16 (4.82%) .NET Developer
11 16 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 16 (4.82%) iOS Developer
12 15 (4.52%) Java Scala Developer
12 15 (4.52%) Product Manager
13 14 (4.22%) Project Manager
14 13 (3.92%) Agile Developer
14 13 (3.92%) Android Developer
15 12 (3.61%) Digital Analyst
15 12 (3.61%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (30.12%) RESTful
2 77 (23.19%) HTML
3 74 (22.29%) CSS
4 64 (19.28%) JSON
5 56 (16.87%) HTML5
6 53 (15.96%) REST
7 52 (15.66%) CSS3
8 51 (15.36%) Spring
9 43 (12.95%) Ajax
10 34 (10.24%) .NET
10 34 (10.24%) Ruby on Rails
11 33 (9.94%) Django
11 33 (9.94%) Play Framework
12 32 (9.64%) Web Services
13 27 (8.13%) Guice
14 26 (7.83%) jQuery
15 25 (7.53%) Spring MVC
16 20 (6.02%) AngularJS
17 19 (5.72%) ASP.NET
18 16 (4.82%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 69 (20.78%) User Experience
2 25 (7.53%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.81%) Social Media
7 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.20%) NHS
7 4 (1.20%) RIA
8 3 (0.90%) Clustering
8 3 (0.90%) iPad
8 3 (0.90%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.60%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Online Games
9 2 (0.60%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.30%) CMDB
10 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.30%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.65%) Linux
2 20 (6.02%) Android
2 20 (6.02%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.01%) Unix
4 5 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.90%) AIX
5 3 (0.90%) Solaris
6 1 (0.30%) CentOS
6 1 (0.30%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (97.59%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (30.72%) Kanban
3 90 (27.11%) Test Automation
4 68 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (18.67%) TDD
6 56 (16.87%) Open Source
7 44 (13.25%) BDD
7 44 (13.25%) MVC
7 44 (13.25%) User Stories
8 39 (11.75%) Configuration Management
9 36 (10.84%) Unit Testing
10 33 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 33 (9.94%) Software Engineering
11 30 (9.04%) Microservices
12 28 (8.43%) Service Design
13 27 (8.13%) OO
14 26 (7.83%) DevOps
14 26 (7.83%) OWASP
14 26 (7.83%) Project Management
14 26 (7.83%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 123 (37.05%) Java
2 60 (18.07%) Scala
3 53 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 48 (14.46%) C#
5 46 (13.86%) Python
6 40 (12.05%) Ruby
7 38 (11.45%) SQL
8 16 (4.82%) Objective-C
9 15 (4.52%) Apple Swift
10 13 (3.92%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.81%) Groovy
12 5 (1.51%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.51%) Go
12 5 (1.51%) PHP
12 5 (1.51%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.20%) C
13 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.60%) C++
14 2 (0.60%) Korn
14 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (9.04%) Degree
2 14 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.92%) ISEB
4 10 (3.01%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.41%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.20%) PMP
8 3 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.60%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.30%) CCDP
10 1 (0.30%) CCNP
10 1 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CISM
10 1 (0.30%) CISSP
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.52%) QA
2 4 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.20%) PMO
3 1 (0.30%) FATCA
3 1 (0.30%) P3O
System Software
1 18 (5.42%) Docker
2 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) HDFS
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.30%) vSphere
3 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (2.71%) Puppet
2 7 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.90%) Ansible
4 3 (0.90%) Rancher
5 1 (0.30%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.30%) Grafana
5 1 (0.30%) Graphite
5 1 (0.30%) Nagios
5 1 (0.30%) Piwik
5 1 (0.30%) Salt
5 1 (0.30%) Terraform
5 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (9.04%) Google
2 27 (8.13%) Oracle
3 11 (3.31%) Sitecore
4 9 (2.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.51%) IBM
6 4 (1.20%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.20%) HP
7 3 (0.90%) Apple
7 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.90%) Sun
7 3 (0.90%) VMware
7 3 (0.90%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.60%) New Relic
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco
9 1 (0.30%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.30%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.30%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.30%) Solace
9 1 (0.30%) Splunk
9 1 (0.30%) Zend
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