The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 33 25
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 29 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 8.84% 4.97% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.28% 6.01% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 8
Median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £625 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.77% -0.58%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 257 366 264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 78.35% 82.62% 81.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 269 180
Median daily rate £450 £463 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +24.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £725 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -44.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Sheffield

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Sheffield

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Sheffield over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Sheffield

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 57 (98.28%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (46.55%) Kanban
3 15 (25.86%) TDD
3 15 (25.86%) Banking
4 13 (22.41%) User Experience
5 12 (20.69%) Java
6 11 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (18.97%) Service Design
7 10 (17.24%) User Stories
8 8 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (13.79%) Product Management
8 8 (13.79%) Web Services
9 7 (12.07%) BDD
10 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
10 6 (10.34%) RESTful
10 6 (10.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (10.34%) Web Development
10 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.34%) Degree
10 6 (10.34%) HTML
10 6 (10.34%) CSS
10 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
11 5 (8.62%) Games
11 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
11 5 (8.62%) Prototyping
11 5 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (8.62%) Scala
11 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
11 5 (8.62%) Mockito
11 5 (8.62%) REST

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) Drupal
2 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.72%) GitHub
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.72%) Redis
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Mockito
3 4 (6.90%) jMock
3 4 (6.90%) Maven
4 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.17%) JUnit
4 3 (5.17%) Spock
5 2 (3.45%) DbUnit
5 2 (3.45%) EasyMock
5 2 (3.45%) Gradle
5 2 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (3.45%) Selenium
5 2 (3.45%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.72%) Ant
6 1 (1.72%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
6 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (25.86%) Banking
2 5 (8.62%) Games
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Online Betting
5 2 (3.45%) Electronics
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Architect
2 14 (24.14%) Product Manager
3 13 (22.41%) Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Business Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Scrum Master
7 5 (8.62%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Digital Product Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Digital Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Digital Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Digital Business Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Digital Technical Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Software Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Tester
11 1 (1.72%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Web Services
2 6 (10.34%) CSS
2 6 (10.34%) HTML
2 6 (10.34%) RESTful
3 5 (8.62%) REST
4 4 (6.90%) SOAP
4 4 (6.90%) Spring
4 4 (6.90%) XML
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.45%) J2EE
5 2 (3.45%) JSON
5 2 (3.45%) PowerMock
6 1 (1.72%) Behat
6 1 (1.72%) CSS3
6 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.72%) HTML5
6 1 (1.72%) Laravel
6 1 (1.72%) Meteor
6 1 (1.72%) Node.js
6 1 (1.72%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) User Experience
2 5 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) RIA
4 3 (5.17%) Fintech
5 2 (3.45%) Online Games
6 1 (1.72%) CESG
6 1 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.72%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
1 3 (5.17%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (98.28%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (46.55%) Kanban
3 15 (25.86%) TDD
4 11 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (18.97%) Service Design
5 10 (17.24%) User Stories
6 8 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (13.79%) Product Management
7 7 (12.07%) BDD
8 6 (10.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (10.34%) Web Development
9 5 (8.62%) Coaching
9 5 (8.62%) Prototyping
9 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.62%) SDLC
9 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
10 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) Java
2 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.62%) Scala
4 3 (5.17%) Go
4 3 (5.17%) Python
4 3 (5.17%) Ruby
5 2 (3.45%) Clojure
5 2 (3.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.45%) SQL
6 1 (1.72%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.72%) ES6
6 1 (1.72%) Groovy
6 1 (1.72%) Jython
6 1 (1.72%) Korn
6 1 (1.72%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) CISSP
3 1 (1.72%) CLAS
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) FATCA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Piwik
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Solace
3 1 (1.72%) VMware
3 1 (1.72%) Zend
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