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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 38 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.28% 4.00% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 5.14% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Median daily rate £344 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.85%
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 £45.00 £39.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+13.56% +1.60%
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
300 214 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 75.95% 77.82% 76.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 153 93
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Java
3 15 (48.39%) TDD
4 12 (38.71%) BDD
5 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
5 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
6 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.81%) Linux
7 8 (25.81%) MVC
7 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
7 8 (25.81%) GitHub
7 8 (25.81%) DevOps
8 7 (22.58%) Docker
8 7 (22.58%) nginx
8 7 (22.58%) Scala
8 7 (22.58%) Python
8 7 (22.58%) Ruby
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
9 6 (19.35%) SQL
9 6 (19.35%) CSS
9 6 (19.35%) Spring
9 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (19.35%) RESTful
9 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) Erlang
9 6 (19.35%) Sensu
9 6 (19.35%) logstash
9 6 (19.35%) Ceph
9 6 (19.35%) HAProxy

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 7 (22.58%) nginx
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Liferay
3 1 (3.23%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) GitHub
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Artifactory
2 6 (19.35%) GitLab
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) Selenium
4 3 (9.68%) Mockito
4 3 (9.68%) Subversion
5 2 (6.45%) Ant
5 2 (6.45%) Maven
6 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.23%) EasyMock
6 1 (3.23%) Gradle
6 1 (3.23%) JMeter
6 1 (3.23%) jMock
6 1 (3.23%) JUnit
6 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.23%) Spock
6 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.23%) Xdebug
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Lead DevOps
3 6 (19.35%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (9.68%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 3 (9.68%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum Master
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Symfony Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (6.45%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) CSS
2 6 (19.35%) MCollective
2 6 (19.35%) RESTful
2 6 (19.35%) Sensu
2 6 (19.35%) Spring
3 4 (12.90%) CodeIgniter
3 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.90%) Laravel
3 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
3 4 (12.90%) Symfony
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
4 3 (9.68%) J2EE
4 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) JRuby
5 2 (6.45%) JSON
5 2 (6.45%) REST
5 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) Velocity
6 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) CoreOS
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) TDD
3 12 (38.71%) BDD
4 8 (25.81%) DevOps
4 8 (25.81%) MVC
5 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.90%) Kanban
6 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) OOP
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) User Stories
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) Ruby
3 7 (22.58%) Scala
4 6 (19.35%) Erlang
4 6 (19.35%) Go
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) PHP
6 4 (12.90%) Groovy
7 3 (9.68%) C#
7 3 (9.68%) Clojure
8 2 (6.45%) Jython
9 1 (3.23%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
2 6 (19.35%) Ceph
2 6 (19.35%) etcd
2 6 (19.35%) flannel
2 6 (19.35%) GlusterFS
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Ansible
1 6 (19.35%) Graphite
1 6 (19.35%) HAProxy
1 6 (19.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (19.35%) Kubernetes
1 6 (19.35%) logstash
1 6 (19.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
1 6 (19.35%) rkt
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Progress
2 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
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