Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 11 33
Rank change year-on-year -29 +22 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 90 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.53% 10.14% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 12.11% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 70 38
Sheffield median daily rate £455 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.21% +18.75% +28.51%
10th Percentile £407 £406 £238
90th Percentile £645 £626 £500
South Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £456 £394
% change year-on-year -0.27% +15.87% +23.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 574 743 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 84.41% 83.67% 83.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 504 551
Sheffield median daily rate £436 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% - +30.77%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 25
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £27.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.09% +111.54% -16.73%
10th Percentile £17.51 £13.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.48 £48.75 £16.30
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.63 £22.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +58.36% +60.71% -10.33%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018, 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 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) MySQL
4 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
4 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (25.00%) DevOps
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) Microservices
6 5 (20.83%) SOLID
6 5 (20.83%) SFIA
6 5 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Workflow
6 5 (20.83%) Banking
6 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.83%) JIRA
6 5 (20.83%) Use Case
6 5 (20.83%) RESTful
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Confluence
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
7 4 (16.67%) CSS3

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 5 (20.83%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) WordPress
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (12.50%) Subversion
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.17%) Maven
6 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Billing
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum Master
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) CSS
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) RESTful
3 4 (16.67%) Angular 2
3 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.67%) CSS3
3 4 (16.67%) HTML5
3 4 (16.67%) J2EE
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) JSP
3 4 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (16.67%) React
3 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) Ajax
4 2 (8.33%) Node.js
4 2 (8.33%) XHTML
4 2 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.17%) CESG
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
3 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (25.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.83%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (20.83%) Microservices
5 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 5 (20.83%) SFIA
5 5 (20.83%) SOLID
5 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) Use Case
5 5 (20.83%) Workflow
6 4 (16.67%) DSDM
6 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Investment Management
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) PHP 5
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
1 1 (4.17%) CITP
1 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) IISP
1 1 (4.17%) MBCS
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (16.67%) XenApp
1 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) Zend
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) hybris
3 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle