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 3 months to 28 June 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 22 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.57% 4.07% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.86% 4.88% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 5
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £319 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £638 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +4.65% +16.57%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 280 369 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.58% 83.48% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 1111 710
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £544 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 21
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +64.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.20 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +6 14 £500 +8.10% 10
Doncaster - 2 £375 -
Scrum
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 57 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Java
3 20 (35.09%) Kanban
4 14 (24.56%) RESTful
5 13 (22.81%) Test Automation
5 13 (22.81%) Oracle
5 13 (22.81%) Web Services
5 13 (22.81%) User Experience
6 12 (21.05%) Data Modelling
6 12 (21.05%) Degree
7 11 (19.30%) Banking
7 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
7 11 (19.30%) Service Design
8 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (17.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (17.54%) TDD
8 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
9 7 (12.28%) CSS
9 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
9 7 (12.28%) HTML
9 7 (12.28%) BDD
10 6 (10.53%) Scala
10 6 (10.53%) Coaching
10 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.53%) J2EE
10 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
10 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
11 5 (8.77%) Spring
11 5 (8.77%) Maven

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 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.75%) Redis
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.77%) Maven
3 4 (7.02%) JUnit
4 3 (5.26%) Gradle
4 3 (5.26%) JIRA
4 3 (5.26%) Mockito
5 2 (3.51%) DbUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.51%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.51%) jMock
5 2 (3.51%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
6 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Spock
6 1 (1.75%) Toad
6 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (19.30%) Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Product Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Scrum Master
5 4 (7.02%) Business Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Digital Product Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Scrum Master
8 1 (1.75%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.75%) Digital Programme Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (1.75%) ERP Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) RESTful
2 13 (22.81%) Web Services
3 7 (12.28%) CSS
3 7 (12.28%) HTML
4 6 (10.53%) J2EE
5 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.77%) REST
5 5 (8.77%) SOAP
5 5 (8.77%) Spring
5 5 (8.77%) XML
6 4 (7.02%) Apache Camel
6 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
6 4 (7.02%) jQuery
7 3 (5.26%) .NET
7 3 (5.26%) CSS3
7 3 (5.26%) HTML5
7 3 (5.26%) JMS
7 3 (5.26%) JSON
7 3 (5.26%) Node.js
8 2 (3.51%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) User Experience
2 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.02%) RIA
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) iPad
4 2 (3.51%) Online Games
4 2 (3.51%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Kanban
3 13 (22.81%) Test Automation
4 12 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 11 (19.30%) Service Design
5 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
6 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (17.54%) TDD
7 7 (12.28%) BDD
8 6 (10.53%) Coaching
8 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.02%) DevOps
10 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Web Development
11 3 (5.26%) Microservices
11 3 (5.26%) Product Management
11 3 (5.26%) Software Delivery
11 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) Scala
4 4 (7.02%) Ruby
5 3 (5.26%) Go
5 3 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.75%) ES6
6 1 (1.75%) Korn
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.75%) SQL
6 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 10 (17.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PMP
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Piwik
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Solace
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
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