The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 32 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.78% 2.76% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 3.55% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 1
Median daily rate £438 £388 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +61.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
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
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
396 338 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 78.88% 77.88% 62.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 237 118
Median daily rate £438 £366 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.45% +22.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.38 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.28% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the South Yorkshire region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the South Yorkshire region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -12 20 £456 +17.74% 3
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 45 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) TDD
2 23 (47.92%) BDD
3 21 (43.75%) Java
4 14 (29.17%) Linux
4 14 (29.17%) Ruby
5 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
5 11 (22.92%) NoSQL
6 10 (20.83%) GitHub
6 10 (20.83%) MVC
6 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
7 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 9 (18.75%) HTML
8 8 (16.67%) SQL
8 8 (16.67%) CSS
8 8 (16.67%) RESTful
8 8 (16.67%) Scala
8 8 (16.67%) Spring
8 8 (16.67%) Web Development
8 8 (16.67%) DevOps
9 7 (14.58%) Docker
9 7 (14.58%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (14.58%) Python
10 6 (12.50%) .NET
10 6 (12.50%) C#
10 6 (12.50%) Mac OS X
10 6 (12.50%) Puppet
10 6 (12.50%) nginx

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (12.50%) nginx
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
3 2 (4.17%) Node.js
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.08%) Liferay
4 1 (2.08%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) GitHub
2 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
5 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.50%) Artifactory
2 6 (12.50%) GitLab
2 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.33%) Selenium
4 3 (6.25%) Mockito
4 3 (6.25%) Subversion
5 2 (4.17%) Ant
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.08%) EasyMock
6 1 (2.08%) Gradle
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) jMock
6 1 (2.08%) JUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.08%) Spock
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Scrum Master
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (4.17%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (4.17%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 2 (4.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) HTML
2 8 (16.67%) CSS
2 8 (16.67%) RESTful
2 8 (16.67%) Spring
3 7 (14.58%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (12.50%) .NET
4 6 (12.50%) MCollective
4 6 (12.50%) Sensu
5 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.42%) J2EE
5 5 (10.42%) Spring MVC
5 5 (10.42%) Web Services
6 4 (8.33%) JSON
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.25%) CSS3
7 3 (6.25%) HTML5
8 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.17%) Laravel
8 2 (4.17%) Play Framework
8 2 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) CoreOS
2 6 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.25%) Mac OS
3 3 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) BDD
2 23 (47.92%) TDD
3 10 (20.83%) MVC
4 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 8 (16.67%) DevOps
5 8 (16.67%) Web Development
6 6 (12.50%) Kanban
7 5 (10.42%) Analytics
7 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.42%) Project Management
8 4 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (8.33%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.33%) User Stories
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.25%) OOP
9 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) Ruby
3 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.67%) Scala
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 7 (14.58%) Python
6 6 (12.50%) C#
6 6 (12.50%) Erlang
6 6 (12.50%) Go
7 4 (8.33%) Clojure
7 4 (8.33%) Groovy
8 3 (6.25%) PHP
9 2 (4.17%) Jython
10 1 (2.08%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Docker
2 6 (12.50%) Ceph
2 6 (12.50%) etcd
2 6 (12.50%) flannel
2 6 (12.50%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Ansible
1 6 (12.50%) Graphite
1 6 (12.50%) HAProxy
1 6 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 6 (12.50%) logstash
1 6 (12.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Progress
2 1 (2.08%) Sitecore