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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 36 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.48% 2.67% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.53% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
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 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
365 312 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.41% 75.73% 68.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 210 127
Median daily rate £420 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 17
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.19 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.53% -34.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.85 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.00 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -9 11 £400 -11.11% 8
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 39 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) TDD
3 21 (48.84%) Java
3 21 (48.84%) BDD
4 13 (30.23%) Linux
5 12 (27.91%) Ruby
6 11 (25.58%) NoSQL
6 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
7 10 (23.26%) MVC
7 10 (23.26%) Scala
7 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
8 9 (20.93%) Spring
9 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
9 8 (18.60%) RESTful
9 8 (18.60%) GitHub
9 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
9 8 (18.60%) Docker
9 8 (18.60%) DevOps
10 7 (16.28%) Web Development
10 7 (16.28%) nginx
10 7 (16.28%) Python
10 7 (16.28%) HTML
11 6 (13.95%) SQL
11 6 (13.95%) CSS
11 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (13.95%) Puppet
11 6 (13.95%) Artifactory
11 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
11 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
11 6 (13.95%) Erlang

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 7 (16.28%) nginx
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Liferay
4 1 (2.33%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) GitHub
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.63%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) Artifactory
2 6 (13.95%) GitLab
2 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.63%) Selenium
4 4 (9.30%) Mockito
5 3 (6.98%) Subversion
6 2 (4.65%) Ant
6 2 (4.65%) EasyMock
6 2 (4.65%) jMock
6 2 (4.65%) Maven
6 2 (4.65%) Spock
7 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.33%) Gradle
7 1 (2.33%) JMeter
7 1 (2.33%) JUnit
7 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.33%) Xdebug
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Lead DevOps
3 6 (13.95%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.30%) PHP Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Scrum Master
6 3 (6.98%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 3 (6.98%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Symfony Developer
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Spring
2 8 (18.60%) RESTful
3 7 (16.28%) HTML
4 6 (13.95%) CSS
4 6 (13.95%) MCollective
4 6 (13.95%) Sensu
5 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
5 5 (11.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (11.63%) Spring MVC
5 5 (11.63%) Web Services
6 4 (9.30%) .NET
6 4 (9.30%) CodeIgniter
6 4 (9.30%) J2EE
6 4 (9.30%) Laravel
6 4 (9.30%) Symfony
7 3 (6.98%) JSON
8 2 (4.65%) JRuby
8 2 (4.65%) REST
8 2 (4.65%) Spring Web Flow
8 2 (4.65%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) NHS
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) CoreOS
3 5 (11.63%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) TDD
3 21 (48.84%) BDD
4 10 (23.26%) MVC
5 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
5 8 (18.60%) DevOps
6 7 (16.28%) Web Development
7 6 (13.95%) Kanban
8 5 (11.63%) Analytics
8 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.63%) Project Management
9 4 (9.30%) Pair Programming
9 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Concurrent Programming
10 3 (6.98%) CRM
10 3 (6.98%) OOP
10 3 (6.98%) User Stories
11 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) Ruby
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) Scala
5 7 (16.28%) Python
6 6 (13.95%) Erlang
6 6 (13.95%) Go
6 6 (13.95%) SQL
7 5 (11.63%) Groovy
7 5 (11.63%) PHP
8 4 (9.30%) C#
8 4 (9.30%) Clojure
9 2 (4.65%) Jython
10 1 (2.33%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Docker
2 6 (13.95%) Ceph
2 6 (13.95%) etcd
2 6 (13.95%) flannel
2 6 (13.95%) GlusterFS
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Ansible
1 6 (13.95%) Graphite
1 6 (13.95%) HAProxy
1 6 (13.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (13.95%) Kubernetes
1 6 (13.95%) logstash
1 6 (13.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (13.95%) Puppet
1 6 (13.95%) rkt
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Progress
2 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
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