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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 22 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.31% 1.32% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 2.44% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.52%
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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
231 123 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.49% 53.95% 71.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 76 77
Average daily rate £350 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +16.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) TDD
4 11 (55.00%) C#
4 11 (55.00%) Web Services
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (55.00%) MVC
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (40.00%) Ajax
6 8 (40.00%) jQuery
6 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (40.00%) CSS
6 8 (40.00%) XML
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (35.00%) IIS
8 5 (25.00%) WPF
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) CRM
10 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (15.00%) Java
10 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (35.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) MS Access
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Games
1 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Development Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Development Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (55.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) Ajax
4 8 (40.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) CSS
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) WPF
7 3 (15.00%) Spring
8 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.00%) J2EE
8 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
8 1 (5.00%) WCF
8 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (5.00%) Life Science
1 1 (5.00%) Online Games
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 11 (55.00%) MVC
4 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Build Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Kanban
6 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Product Management
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) XAML
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
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