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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 33 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.39% 3.23% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 3.92% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+32.49% -4.98%
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
333 306 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.91% 82.48% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 226 110
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £11.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -25.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) TDD
2 18 (46.15%) Java
3 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 11 (28.21%) BDD
4 11 (28.21%) NoSQL
4 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.08%) HTML
5 9 (23.08%) CSS
5 9 (23.08%) DevOps
6 8 (20.51%) Docker
6 8 (20.51%) Linux
6 8 (20.51%) MySQL
6 8 (20.51%) PHP
6 8 (20.51%) MVC
6 8 (20.51%) GitHub
6 8 (20.51%) Scala
6 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.95%) nginx
7 7 (17.95%) RESTful
7 7 (17.95%) Degree
7 7 (17.95%) Ruby
7 7 (17.95%) SQL
7 7 (17.95%) OOP
7 7 (17.95%) Python
8 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.38%) Symfony
8 6 (15.38%) CodeIgniter
8 6 (15.38%) Erlang
8 6 (15.38%) Laravel

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 7 (17.95%) nginx
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) GitHub
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) NoSQL
2 8 (20.51%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) Artifactory
2 6 (15.38%) GitLab
2 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.82%) Selenium
3 5 (12.82%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) EasyMock
4 2 (5.13%) jMock
4 2 (5.13%) Mockito
4 2 (5.13%) Spock
5 1 (2.56%) Ant
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) Gradle
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) JMeter
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.56%) Xdebug
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Games
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) PHP Developer
4 6 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (15.38%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Scrum Master
5 5 (12.82%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 5 (12.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Symfony Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) CSS
1 9 (23.08%) HTML
2 7 (17.95%) RESTful
3 6 (15.38%) CodeIgniter
3 6 (15.38%) Laravel
3 6 (15.38%) MCollective
3 6 (15.38%) Sensu
3 6 (15.38%) Symfony
4 5 (12.82%) Spring
5 3 (7.69%) JSON
5 3 (7.69%) REST
5 3 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (5.13%) .NET
6 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.13%) JRuby
6 2 (5.13%) Spring MVC
6 2 (5.13%) Velocity
6 2 (5.13%) Web Services
6 2 (5.13%) XML
7 1 (2.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) CoreOS
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) TDD
3 11 (28.21%) BDD
4 9 (23.08%) DevOps
5 8 (20.51%) MVC
6 7 (17.95%) OOP
7 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.82%) Kanban
8 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Analytics
9 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.26%) Project Management
10 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.69%) CRM
10 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 2 (5.13%) Concurrent Programming
11 2 (5.13%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (5.13%) OO
11 2 (5.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) PHP
3 8 (20.51%) Scala
4 7 (17.95%) Python
4 7 (17.95%) Ruby
4 7 (17.95%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Erlang
5 6 (15.38%) Go
6 5 (12.82%) Groovy
7 4 (10.26%) Clojure
8 2 (5.13%) C#
8 2 (5.13%) Jython
9 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.56%) PHP 5
9 1 (2.56%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (2.56%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) Degree
3 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Docker
2 6 (15.38%) Ceph
2 6 (15.38%) etcd
2 6 (15.38%) flannel
2 6 (15.38%) GlusterFS
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Ansible
1 6 (15.38%) Graphite
1 6 (15.38%) HAProxy
1 6 (15.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 6 (15.38%) logstash
1 6 (15.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
1 6 (15.38%) rkt
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) EMC
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Progress
2 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.56%) Zend
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