The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 21 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.22% 1.52% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.29% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +2.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 131 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 71.11% 66.50% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 82 80
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £213 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 £44.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.92% +48.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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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 31 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) BPMN
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (14.29%) OOD

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UML Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) BPMN
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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