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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 26 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.55% 2.21% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 3.05% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
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
215 131 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.24% 72.38% 68.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 88 83
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -66.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (40.91%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) .NET
5 8 (36.36%) MVC
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) XML
7 6 (27.27%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) Spring
7 6 (27.27%) REST
7 6 (27.27%) SDLC
8 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
8 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
8 5 (22.73%) Maven
8 5 (22.73%) BDD
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) JUnit
9 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 4 (18.18%) jQuery
10 3 (13.64%) Web Development
10 3 (13.64%) Dojo
10 3 (13.64%) Ajax
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (13.64%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.55%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) DMZ
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) MS Access
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JUnit
1 5 (22.73%) Maven
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
2 3 (13.64%) Build Forge
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
4 1 (4.55%) FishEye
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (4.55%) PhantomJS
4 1 (4.55%) Capybara
4 1 (4.55%) Gradle
4 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) PVCS
4 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Development Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Software Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Development Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) Web Services
3 6 (27.27%) XML
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) Spring
3 6 (27.27%) REST
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 4 (18.18%) jQuery
6 3 (13.64%) Spring Integration
6 3 (13.64%) Dojo
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
7 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (9.09%) Ember.js
7 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.55%) HTML5
8 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Tandem
2 1 (4.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Solaris
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
1 1 (4.55%) CentOS
1 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
5 6 (27.27%) SDLC
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
7 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.64%) SOA
8 3 (13.64%) Web Development
8 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
8 3 (13.64%) Kanban
8 3 (13.64%) Build Automation
9 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
9 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
9 2 (9.09%) DevOps
9 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
9 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) vCloud
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Sun
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
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