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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 37 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.53% 1.45% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.70% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£375 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.44%
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
360 185 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.79% 53.47% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 97 145
Average daily rate £350 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.69 £10.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 11 £375 -11.76% 3
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) TDD
2 14 (50.00%) Web Services
3 13 (46.43%) .NET
4 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 12 (42.86%) MVC
5 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
5 11 (39.29%) C#
6 10 (35.71%) XML
6 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
6 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 9 (32.14%) CSS
7 9 (32.14%) HTML
7 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
8 8 (28.57%) Ajax
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (28.57%) jQuery
9 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (25.00%) Java
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) IIS
10 6 (21.43%) Spring
11 5 (17.86%) WPF
11 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Jetty
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Maven
3 3 (10.71%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) Ant
5 1 (3.57%) JBehave
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) Capybara
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.14%) Games
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Software Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Development Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Development Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) Web Services
2 13 (46.43%) .NET
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
4 10 (35.71%) XML
4 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 9 (32.14%) CSS
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 8 (28.57%) Ajax
6 8 (28.57%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (21.43%) Spring
9 5 (17.86%) WPF
10 3 (10.71%) J2EE
11 2 (7.14%) JAXB
11 2 (7.14%) JMS
11 2 (7.14%) XML Schema
11 2 (7.14%) JDBC
11 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
11 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (7.14%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) Online Games
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) TDD
3 12 (42.86%) MVC
4 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.86%) CRM
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Build Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Kanban
7 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
7 3 (10.71%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) UML
8 2 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) XAML
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle