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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 23 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.77% 3.31% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 5.10% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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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
182 157 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.15% 64.88% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 82 63
Average daily rate £325 £313 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £20.36 £18.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) C#
3 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 13 (56.52%) MVC
4 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
4 12 (52.17%) .NET
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
6 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
7 9 (39.13%) Ajax
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (39.13%) CSS
7 9 (39.13%) XML
7 9 (39.13%) HTML
7 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 9 (39.13%) jQuery
7 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
7 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (34.78%) TDD
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (30.43%) IIS
9 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (26.09%) SQL
11 5 (21.74%) WPF
12 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
12 4 (17.39%) CRM
12 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (30.43%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.70%) MS Access
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Coach
6 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Web Services
2 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
4 9 (39.13%) Ajax
4 9 (39.13%) jQuery
4 9 (39.13%) CSS
4 9 (39.13%) XML
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (21.74%) WPF
7 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
8 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
8 2 (8.70%) WCF
9 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
9 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
9 1 (4.35%) Spring
9 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) MVC
3 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
4 8 (34.78%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) CRM
5 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Build Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (8.70%) Release Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VBA
6 1 (4.35%) XAML
6 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Capita
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