The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 South Yorkshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 32 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.63% 0.72% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.14% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £321 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +8.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
197 175 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 61.76% 62.95% 60.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 111 95
Average daily rate £350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 10
Average hourly rate £15.39 £44.60 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +74.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £29.60 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Scrum
Yorkshire

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
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 11 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 1 £350 +21.73% 2
Barnsley - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) JDBC
5 1 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (12.50%) Servlets

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience Design
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss