The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 36 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 11 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.72% 4.39% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 5.46% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate £419 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
Scrum
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
316 183 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 78.22% 80.26% 67.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 116 84
Average daily rate £425 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% -12.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Sheffield region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Sheffield region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) TDD
3 14 (35.90%) Java
3 14 (35.90%) BDD
4 8 (20.51%) Finance
4 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.95%) DevOps
6 6 (15.38%) User Stories
6 6 (15.38%) Ruby
6 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 5 (12.82%) Scala
7 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
7 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
7 5 (12.82%) Node.js
7 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (12.82%) HTML
7 5 (12.82%) Linux
7 5 (12.82%) CRM
7 5 (12.82%) IBM
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.26%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Workflow
8 4 (10.26%) C#
8 4 (10.26%) J2EE
8 4 (10.26%) CSS
8 4 (10.26%) Web Development

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) GitHub
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) NFC
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Project Delivery Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Solutions Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Tester
8 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum Master
8 2 (5.13%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
2 4 (10.26%) CSS
2 4 (10.26%) J2EE
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) HTML5
3 3 (7.69%) MCollective
3 3 (7.69%) REST
3 3 (7.69%) WPF
4 2 (5.13%) CSS3
4 2 (5.13%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) Play Framework
4 2 (5.13%) RESTful
4 2 (5.13%) SOAP
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) Handlebars
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.56%) JAX-RS
5 1 (2.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) CentOS
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) TDD
3 14 (35.90%) BDD
4 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.95%) DevOps
6 6 (15.38%) User Stories
7 5 (12.82%) CRM
7 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
8 4 (10.26%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 4 (10.26%) Open Source
8 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Web Development
8 4 (10.26%) Workflow
9 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.38%) Ruby
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Scala
4 4 (10.26%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) Clojure
6 1 (2.56%) Groovy
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) ISEB
4 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Ansible
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) IBM
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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