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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 24 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 34 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.56% 4.92% 4.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 6.48% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 5
Median daily rate £450 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £214 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £493 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £46.19 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +21.94%

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
429 401 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 82.82% 75.95% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 273 160
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 9
Median hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -17.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £25.00 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +6 31 £450 +12.50% 4
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 91 (88.35%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (51.46%) TDD
3 41 (39.81%) Kanban
4 29 (28.16%) Java
5 25 (24.27%) User Stories
6 22 (21.36%) BDD
7 20 (19.42%) Product Management
8 19 (18.45%) Prototyping
8 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
9 17 (16.50%) Software Architecture
10 15 (14.56%) User Experience
11 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
12 13 (12.62%) Scala
13 12 (11.65%) Microservices
13 12 (11.65%) HTML
13 12 (11.65%) CSS
14 11 (10.68%) OOP
14 11 (10.68%) Tomcat
14 11 (10.68%) Spring
14 11 (10.68%) jMock
14 11 (10.68%) Mockito
15 10 (9.71%) NoSQL
15 10 (9.71%) MongoDB
15 10 (9.71%) Banking
15 10 (9.71%) PHP
15 10 (9.71%) MySQL
16 9 (8.74%) XML
16 9 (8.74%) Python
16 9 (8.74%) Ruby
16 9 (8.74%) Web Development

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 11 (10.68%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.83%) CMS
2 6 (5.83%) Confluence
2 6 (5.83%) WordPress
3 5 (4.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.97%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.97%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.94%) Force.com
2 2 (1.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
1 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) MongoDB
1 10 (9.71%) MySQL
1 10 (9.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.97%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.97%) QlikView
3 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.68%) jMock
2 11 (10.68%) Mockito
3 9 (8.74%) EasyMock
3 9 (8.74%) Selenium
3 9 (8.74%) Spock
4 7 (6.80%) JIRA
5 3 (2.91%) Maven
5 3 (2.91%) Subversion
6 2 (1.94%) DbUnit
6 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.94%) JUnit
6 2 (1.94%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.97%) Ant
7 1 (0.97%) Gradle
7 1 (0.97%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.97%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (9.71%) Banking
2 7 (6.80%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Games
3 4 (3.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Electronics
5 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.94%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (40.78%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) Architect
3 21 (20.39%) Technical Architect
4 19 (18.45%) Java Developer
5 12 (11.65%) Scrum Master
6 9 (8.74%) Agile Coach
6 9 (8.74%) Agile Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (8.74%) PHP Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Product Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Agile Scrum Master
7 6 (5.83%) Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.85%) Web Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Digital Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Digital Technical Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) CSS
1 12 (11.65%) HTML
2 11 (10.68%) Spring
3 9 (8.74%) XML
4 8 (7.77%) REST
4 8 (7.77%) Spring Boot
5 6 (5.83%) Ajax
5 6 (5.83%) RESTful
5 6 (5.83%) XHTML
6 4 (3.88%) Laravel
6 4 (3.88%) Sass
6 4 (3.88%) SOAP
6 4 (3.88%) Web Services
7 3 (2.91%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (2.91%) Symfony
7 3 (2.91%) Velocity
8 2 (1.94%) .NET
8 2 (1.94%) J2EE
8 2 (1.94%) JSON
8 2 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) User Experience
2 3 (2.91%) Fintech
3 2 (1.94%) Psychology
3 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) CESG
4 1 (0.97%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.97%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (0.97%) NHS
4 1 (0.97%) Online Games
4 1 (0.97%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.94%) Linux
1 2 (1.94%) Unix
2 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (88.35%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (51.46%) TDD
3 41 (39.81%) Kanban
4 25 (24.27%) User Stories
5 22 (21.36%) BDD
6 20 (19.42%) Product Management
7 19 (18.45%) Prototyping
8 17 (16.50%) Software Architecture
9 12 (11.65%) Microservices
10 11 (10.68%) OOP
11 9 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (8.74%) Web Development
12 8 (7.77%) Analytics
12 8 (7.77%) Service Design
13 7 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (6.80%) Project Management
13 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (5.83%) Content Management
14 6 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.16%) Java
2 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.62%) Scala
4 10 (9.71%) PHP
5 9 (8.74%) Clojure
5 9 (8.74%) Python
5 9 (8.74%) Ruby
6 7 (6.80%) SQL
7 6 (5.83%) PHP 5
8 3 (2.91%) Groovy
9 2 (1.94%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.94%) Go
9 2 (1.94%) SOQL
10 1 (0.97%) Jython
10 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) Degree
3 2 (1.94%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.97%) CISSP
4 1 (0.97%) CLAS
4 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Piwik
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) Zend
2 5 (4.85%) Google
3 2 (1.94%) EMC
3 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.94%) SAP
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle
4 1 (0.97%) VMware