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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 28 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.87% 1.32% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 2.10% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
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£308 £353 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £351 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £355 £414
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 £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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
243 238 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 69.63% 62.96% 67.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 144 131
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 10
Average hourly rate £15.39 £44.60 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +71.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £27.50 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 +14 9 £308 -12.14% 9
Barnsley - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Scrum
Yorkshire

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) MySQL
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) CMS
7 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (7.14%) Kanban
8 1 (7.14%) BPMN
8 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 1 (7.14%) User Experience Design
8 1 (7.14%) Spring Web Flow
8 1 (7.14%) Test Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
1 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) J2SE
3 1 (7.14%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) UML
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) OOD
7 1 (7.14%) BPR
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
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