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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 17 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 13 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.73% 1.58% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 2.31% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£308 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £350 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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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
173 173 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.21% 68.38% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 114 121
Average daily rate £325 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £180 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.39 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.05% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £11.55 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
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 September 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) Local Government
6 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) JIRA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
1 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) J2SE
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) BPMN
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Capita
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