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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 18 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.69% 2.24% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.81% 3.38% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
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£308 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +30.76%
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
193 148 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 75.98% 66.37% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 91 119
Average daily rate £315 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £25.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.48% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.30 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) JIRA
5 3 (16.67%) QA
5 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) J2EE
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Local Government
6 2 (11.11%) MySQL
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Magnolia
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Coach
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.56%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) J2SE
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Capita
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