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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 33 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.17% 4.23% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 5.45% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£425 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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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
312 165 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 82.32% 77.46% 68.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 109 107
Average daily rate £425 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £171 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.98 £33.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (56.52%) Java
4 12 (52.17%) TDD
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) Maven
5 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
6 7 (30.43%) Spring
7 6 (26.09%) MVC
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) REST
7 6 (26.09%) SDLC
8 5 (21.74%) DevOps
8 5 (21.74%) BDD
8 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
8 5 (21.74%) JUnit
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
8 5 (21.74%) Ruby
9 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
9 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
9 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 4 (17.39%) CentOS
9 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Perl
9 4 (17.39%) Linux

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.35%) Jetty
1 1 (4.35%) nginx
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) DMZ
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) MS Access
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Maven
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) JUnit
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.04%) Build Forge
4 3 (13.04%) Jasmine
5 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.70%) Selenium
5 2 (8.70%) Hudson
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) Ant
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) PVCS
6 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
6 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) JMeter
6 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
6 1 (4.35%) Gerrit
6 1 (4.35%) FishEye
6 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (8.70%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Development Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) HTML Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Spring
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) REST
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) Spring Integration
5 3 (13.04%) MCollective
5 3 (13.04%) SOAP
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.04%) Ajax
5 3 (13.04%) Dojo
6 2 (8.70%) J2EE
6 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.70%) Ember.js
6 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Tandem
2 1 (4.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
1 4 (17.39%) CentOS
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) MVC
4 6 (26.09%) SDLC
5 5 (21.74%) DevOps
5 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
7 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
7 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 3 (13.04%) Build Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
8 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) Scala
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian