Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 22 July 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 24 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 58 57 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.86% 7.13% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 8.73% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 37
South Yorkshire median daily rate £358 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.50% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £268 £323 £300
90th Percentile £488 £645 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.50 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.50 -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 839 653 837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.83% 81.73% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 369 595
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -3.53% +25.93%
10th Percentile £268 £246 £281
90th Percentile £552 £575 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 21
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.59% -30.00% +44.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.88 £26.15 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.99 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +40.63% -6.90% -6.12%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in South Yorkshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in South Yorkshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in South Yorkshire

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum 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 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 47 £395 -21.00% 13
Rotherham - 6 £313 -
Doncaster +5 2 £285 -24.00%
Barnsley - 1 £285 -
Scrum
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Kanban
3 24 (41.38%) JIRA
4 23 (39.66%) Java
5 19 (32.76%) Git (software)
5 19 (32.76%) Confluence
6 17 (29.31%) User Stories
7 16 (27.59%) SQL
8 15 (25.86%) TDD
9 13 (22.41%) DSDM
9 13 (22.41%) DevOps
10 12 (20.69%) Docker
10 12 (20.69%) .NET
11 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (18.97%) User Experience
12 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
12 10 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (17.24%) OO
12 10 (17.24%) Subversion
12 10 (17.24%) Business Analysis
13 9 (15.52%) Mercurial
13 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (15.52%) RUP
13 9 (15.52%) Acceptance Criteria
13 9 (15.52%) Waterfall
13 9 (15.52%) GitHub
14 8 (13.79%) Bitbucket
14 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
14 8 (13.79%) NoSQL
14 8 (13.79%) Hadoop

Scrum
Co-occurring 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 19 (32.76%) Confluence
2 7 (12.07%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.17%) Mule
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) GitHub
2 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.17%) Slack
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.72%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.72%) IaaS
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.72%) PaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Internet
1 7 (12.07%) VPN
2 6 (10.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Hadoop
1 8 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.07%) Big Data
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.45%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.72%) Bigtable
5 1 (1.72%) Flink
5 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (41.38%) JIRA
2 19 (32.76%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 10 (17.24%) Subversion
4 9 (15.52%) Mercurial
5 8 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (13.79%) Bitbucket
5 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (12.07%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.72%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.72%) JUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Maven
7 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Developer
2 20 (34.48%) Analyst
3 15 (25.86%) Business Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) AWS Software Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# WCF Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Java Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) SQL Developer
6 5 (8.62%) WCF Developer
6 5 (8.62%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) Spring
3 5 (8.62%) Classic ASP
3 5 (8.62%) jQuery
3 5 (8.62%) WCF
3 5 (8.62%) WPF
4 3 (5.17%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.45%) HTML
5 2 (3.45%) J2EE
5 2 (3.45%) JSON
5 2 (3.45%) React
5 2 (3.45%) REST
5 2 (3.45%) RESTful
5 2 (3.45%) SOAP
5 2 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (1.72%) CSS3
6 1 (1.72%) HTML5
6 1 (1.72%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.72%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) User Experience
2 10 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (10.34%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Kanban
3 17 (29.31%) User Stories
4 15 (25.86%) TDD
5 13 (22.41%) DevOps
5 13 (22.41%) DSDM
6 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (17.24%) Business Analysis
7 10 (17.24%) OO
8 9 (15.52%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.52%) RUP
8 9 (15.52%) Waterfall
9 8 (13.79%) Metadata Management
9 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.34%) BDD
11 6 (10.34%) Feasibility Study
11 6 (10.34%) SDLC
11 6 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) SQL
3 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
3 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.79%) Python
3 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.62%) C#
4 5 (8.62%) VB
5 3 (5.17%) C
6 1 (1.72%) Java 8
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) GCP
2 1 (1.72%) PSD2
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Ansible
1 7 (12.07%) Kubernetes
1 7 (12.07%) Terraform
2 3 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.07%) SaltStack
2 5 (8.62%) MuleSoft
3 3 (5.17%) Cadence
4 2 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle