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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 35 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.82% 3.91% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 5.00% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 0
Median daily rate £456 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
329 220 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 79.28% 78.29% 67.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 152 89
Median daily rate £450 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £520 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Java
3 17 (50.00%) TDD
4 16 (47.06%) BDD
5 12 (35.29%) NoSQL
6 10 (29.41%) GitHub
6 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
8 8 (23.53%) HTML
8 8 (23.53%) Linux
8 8 (23.53%) Ruby
8 8 (23.53%) Scala
8 8 (23.53%) DevOps
9 7 (20.59%) Docker
9 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
9 7 (20.59%) CSS
9 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
9 7 (20.59%) Python
10 6 (17.65%) SQL
10 6 (17.65%) Spring
10 6 (17.65%) MVC
10 6 (17.65%) Ansible
10 6 (17.65%) MCollective
10 6 (17.65%) Go
10 6 (17.65%) HAProxy
10 6 (17.65%) Artifactory
10 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
10 6 (17.65%) Puppet

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 6 (17.65%) nginx
2 3 (8.82%) Node.js
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) Liferay
4 1 (2.94%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) GitHub
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.82%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Artifactory
2 6 (17.65%) GitLab
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) Selenium
4 3 (8.82%) Mockito
4 3 (8.82%) Subversion
5 2 (5.88%) Ant
5 2 (5.88%) Maven
5 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.94%) EasyMock
6 1 (2.94%) Gradle
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) jMock
6 1 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.94%) Spock
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Scala Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (5.88%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) CSS
3 6 (17.65%) MCollective
3 6 (17.65%) RESTful
3 6 (17.65%) Sensu
3 6 (17.65%) Spring
4 5 (14.71%) J2EE
5 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.76%) Spring MVC
6 3 (8.82%) .NET
6 3 (8.82%) REST
6 3 (8.82%) SOAP
6 3 (8.82%) Web Services
7 2 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (5.88%) CSS3
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
7 2 (5.88%) JSON
7 2 (5.88%) Laravel
7 2 (5.88%) Play Framework
7 2 (5.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
1 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) CoreOS
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) TDD
3 16 (47.06%) BDD
4 8 (23.53%) DevOps
5 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.65%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.76%) Pair Programming
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Kanban
8 3 (8.82%) OOP
8 3 (8.82%) Open Source
8 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.82%) User Stories
9 2 (5.88%) CRM
9 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) Ruby
3 8 (23.53%) Scala
4 7 (20.59%) Python
5 6 (17.65%) Erlang
5 6 (17.65%) Go
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) C#
6 4 (11.76%) Clojure
6 4 (11.76%) Groovy
7 3 (8.82%) PHP
8 2 (5.88%) Jython
9 1 (2.94%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
2 6 (17.65%) Ceph
2 6 (17.65%) etcd
2 6 (17.65%) flannel
2 6 (17.65%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Ansible
1 6 (17.65%) Graphite
1 6 (17.65%) HAProxy
1 6 (17.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (17.65%) Kubernetes
1 6 (17.65%) logstash
1 6 (17.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Progress
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore