The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 6 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 63 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.33% 6.85% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.93% 8.33% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 4
Median daily rate £488 £388 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £216 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.19%
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
422 360 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 82.58% 82.19% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 281 112
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £541 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.35 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.67% -65.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £9.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 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 7 December 2016, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 75 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (58.62%) TDD
3 36 (41.38%) Kanban
4 26 (29.89%) Java
5 24 (27.59%) User Stories
6 20 (22.99%) BDD
7 19 (21.84%) Product Management
8 18 (20.69%) Prototyping
9 16 (18.39%) Software Architecture
10 12 (13.79%) Scala
10 12 (13.79%) OOP
10 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
11 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
12 10 (11.49%) MongoDB
12 10 (11.49%) NoSQL
12 10 (11.49%) PHP
12 10 (11.49%) MySQL
12 10 (11.49%) HTML
12 10 (11.49%) CSS
12 10 (11.49%) Spring
12 10 (11.49%) Microservices
13 9 (10.34%) Spock
13 9 (10.34%) Docker
13 9 (10.34%) Banking
13 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
13 9 (10.34%) Clojure
13 9 (10.34%) Mockito
13 9 (10.34%) EasyMock
13 9 (10.34%) Selenium
13 9 (10.34%) jMock

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.90%) CMS
2 6 (6.90%) Confluence
2 6 (6.90%) WordPress
3 1 (1.15%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Force.com
2 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) MongoDB
1 10 (11.49%) MySQL
1 10 (11.49%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.34%) EasyMock
2 9 (10.34%) jMock
2 9 (10.34%) Mockito
2 9 (10.34%) Selenium
2 9 (10.34%) Spock
3 7 (8.05%) JIRA
4 3 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.15%) Ant
5 1 (1.15%) Gradle
5 1 (1.15%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.15%) Maven
General
1 9 (10.34%) Banking
2 5 (5.75%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Games
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Electronics
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Developer
2 22 (25.29%) Architect
3 18 (20.69%) Java Developer
3 18 (20.69%) Technical Architect
4 11 (12.64%) Scrum Master
5 10 (11.49%) Agile Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Agile Java Developer
5 10 (11.49%) PHP Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Agile Coach
6 8 (9.20%) Product Manager
7 7 (8.05%) Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Agile Scrum Master
8 6 (6.90%) Consultant
9 5 (5.75%) Web Consultant
10 4 (4.60%) Java Architect
10 4 (4.60%) Java Technical Architect
10 4 (4.60%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) CSS
1 10 (11.49%) HTML
1 10 (11.49%) Spring
2 8 (9.20%) Spring Boot
3 7 (8.05%) XML
4 6 (6.90%) Ajax
4 6 (6.90%) XHTML
5 5 (5.75%) REST
6 4 (4.60%) CodeIgniter
6 4 (4.60%) Laravel
6 4 (4.60%) RESTful
6 4 (4.60%) Symfony
7 3 (3.45%) Velocity
8 2 (2.30%) JSON
8 2 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.30%) SOAP
8 2 (2.30%) Visualforce
9 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.15%) J2EE
9 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) User Experience
2 3 (3.45%) Fintech
3 2 (2.30%) Psychology
4 1 (1.15%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Linux
1 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (58.62%) TDD
3 36 (41.38%) Kanban
4 24 (27.59%) User Stories
5 20 (22.99%) BDD
6 19 (21.84%) Product Management
7 18 (20.69%) Prototyping
8 16 (18.39%) Software Architecture
9 12 (13.79%) OOP
10 10 (11.49%) Microservices
11 7 (8.05%) Service Design
11 7 (8.05%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Coaching
12 6 (6.90%) Content Management
12 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.75%) MVC
13 5 (5.75%) Project Management
14 4 (4.60%) CRM
14 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.89%) Java
2 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.79%) Scala
3 10 (11.49%) PHP
4 9 (10.34%) Clojure
5 6 (6.90%) PHP 5
5 6 (6.90%) Python
5 6 (6.90%) Ruby
5 6 (6.90%) SQL
6 3 (3.45%) Groovy
7 2 (2.30%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.30%) SOQL
8 1 (1.15%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (6.90%) Zend
2 2 (2.30%) EMC
2 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.30%) SAP
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