Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 47 33
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 46 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 7.46% 3.56% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.93% 4.39% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 11
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% +11.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £328 £311 £313
90th Percentile £645 £638 £450
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.50 - -

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 515 684 474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 83.47% 81.14% 80.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 493 328
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -
10th Percentile £261 £300 £225
90th Percentile £600 £599 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £338
% change year-on-year -3.53% +25.93% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Sheffield median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.93% +12.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £10.67 £11.55 £9.11
90th Percentile £25.81 £30.63 £37.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £13.88
% change year-on-year -30.00% +44.14% -7.50%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 6 months to 23 July 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 23 July 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 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Java
3 17 (36.96%) Kanban
4 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
5 13 (28.26%) Oracle
6 12 (26.09%) Degree
7 11 (23.91%) Web Services
7 11 (23.91%) User Experience
8 10 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
8 10 (21.74%) Banking
8 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
8 10 (21.74%) RESTful
9 9 (19.57%) Service Design
10 8 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (15.22%) Coaching
12 5 (10.87%) Node.js
12 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
12 5 (10.87%) TDD
13 4 (8.70%) HTML
13 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
13 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
13 4 (8.70%) XML
13 4 (8.70%) Linux
13 4 (8.70%) CSS
13 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
13 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
13 4 (8.70%) JIRA

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 1 (2.17%) Confluence
1 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) JUnit
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.52%) Toad
3 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.17%) Gradle
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) Mockito
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.17%) Spock
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (21.74%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Product Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Scrum Master
5 4 (8.70%) Business Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Product Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Product Owner
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Scrum Master
8 1 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Digital Product Owner
8 1 (2.17%) Digital Programme Manager
8 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Product Owner
8 1 (2.17%) Senior DevOps
8 1 (2.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) Web Services
2 10 (21.74%) RESTful
3 5 (10.87%) Node.js
4 4 (8.70%) CSS
4 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.70%) HTML
4 4 (8.70%) XML
5 3 (6.52%) CSS3
5 3 (6.52%) HTML5
5 3 (6.52%) J2EE
5 3 (6.52%) jQuery
5 3 (6.52%) REST
6 2 (4.35%) Ajax
6 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.35%) JSP
7 1 (2.17%) JDBC
7 1 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (2.17%) Meteor
7 1 (2.17%) SOAP
7 1 (2.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) User Experience
2 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) RIA
4 2 (4.35%) iPad
4 2 (4.35%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.17%) Online Games
5 1 (2.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Kanban
3 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
6 9 (19.57%) Service Design
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.22%) Coaching
8 7 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) TDD
9 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Microservices
10 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.70%) Web Development
11 3 (6.52%) DevOps
11 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.52%) Product Management
12 2 (4.35%) Open Source
12 2 (4.35%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.70%) Scala
3 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) ECMAScript
5 1 (2.17%) ES6
5 1 (2.17%) Go
5 1 (2.17%) Korn
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 10 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) APMG
5 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) FATCA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
1 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Solace