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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 18 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 31 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.79% 5.00% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.17% 6.40% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 1
Median daily rate £456 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -13.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

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
338 344 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.92% 78.18% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 242 107
Median daily rate £425 £420 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £15.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 79 (87.78%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (56.67%) TDD
3 38 (42.22%) Kanban
4 27 (30.00%) Java
5 24 (26.67%) User Stories
6 21 (23.33%) BDD
7 19 (21.11%) Product Management
8 18 (20.00%) Prototyping
9 16 (17.78%) Software Architecture
10 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
10 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
10 13 (14.44%) Scala
11 11 (12.22%) Spring
11 11 (12.22%) jMock
11 11 (12.22%) CSS
11 11 (12.22%) OOP
11 11 (12.22%) Tomcat
11 11 (12.22%) HTML
11 11 (12.22%) Mockito
11 11 (12.22%) Microservices
12 10 (11.11%) MongoDB
12 10 (11.11%) NoSQL
12 10 (11.11%) PHP
13 9 (10.00%) MySQL
13 9 (10.00%) XML
13 9 (10.00%) Banking
13 9 (10.00%) Selenium
13 9 (10.00%) EasyMock
13 9 (10.00%) Clojure
13 9 (10.00%) Docker

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 11 (12.22%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.67%) CMS
2 6 (6.67%) Confluence
2 6 (6.67%) WordPress
3 1 (1.11%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.11%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Force.com
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.11%) GitHub
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
1 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 10 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.11%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.22%) jMock
2 11 (12.22%) Mockito
3 9 (10.00%) EasyMock
3 9 (10.00%) Selenium
3 9 (10.00%) Spock
4 7 (7.78%) JIRA
5 3 (3.33%) Maven
5 3 (3.33%) Subversion
6 2 (2.22%) DbUnit
6 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.22%) JUnit
6 2 (2.22%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.11%) Ant
7 1 (1.11%) Gradle
7 1 (1.11%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.11%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (10.00%) Banking
2 5 (5.56%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Games
3 4 (4.44%) Marketing
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Electronics
5 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.22%) Online Betting
5 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (38.89%) Developer
2 23 (25.56%) Architect
3 19 (21.11%) Java Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Technical Architect
4 12 (13.33%) Scrum Master
5 9 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Agile Coach
6 8 (8.89%) Product Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Agile Scrum Master
7 6 (6.67%) Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Web Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Digital Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Java Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Java Technical Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) CSS
1 11 (12.22%) HTML
1 11 (12.22%) Spring
2 9 (10.00%) XML
3 8 (8.89%) Spring Boot
4 7 (7.78%) REST
5 6 (6.67%) Ajax
5 6 (6.67%) XHTML
6 5 (5.56%) RESTful
7 4 (4.44%) Laravel
7 4 (4.44%) SOAP
8 3 (3.33%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (3.33%) Symfony
8 3 (3.33%) Velocity
8 3 (3.33%) Web Services
9 2 (2.22%) J2EE
9 2 (2.22%) JSON
9 2 (2.22%) PowerMock
9 2 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.22%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) User Experience
2 3 (3.33%) Fintech
3 2 (2.22%) Psychology
4 1 (1.11%) CESG
4 1 (1.11%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.11%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.11%) Online Games
4 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Linux
1 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (87.78%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (56.67%) TDD
3 38 (42.22%) Kanban
4 24 (26.67%) User Stories
5 21 (23.33%) BDD
6 19 (21.11%) Product Management
7 18 (20.00%) Prototyping
8 16 (17.78%) Software Architecture
9 11 (12.22%) Microservices
9 11 (12.22%) OOP
10 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.78%) Project Management
10 7 (7.78%) Service Design
11 6 (6.67%) Coaching
11 6 (6.67%) Content Management
11 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (5.56%) SDLC
13 4 (4.44%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.00%) Java
2 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.44%) Scala
3 10 (11.11%) PHP
4 9 (10.00%) Clojure
5 8 (8.89%) Python
5 8 (8.89%) Ruby
6 6 (6.67%) PHP 5
6 6 (6.67%) SQL
7 3 (3.33%) Groovy
8 2 (2.22%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.22%) Go
8 2 (2.22%) SOQL
9 1 (1.11%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Degree
1 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) CISSP
3 1 (1.11%) CLAS
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Piwik
Vendors
1 6 (6.67%) Zend
2 2 (2.22%) EMC
2 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (1.11%) VMware
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