Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 16 37
Rank change year-on-year -19 +21 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 32 90 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.93% 7.57% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 9.45% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 70 31
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +16.13% +23.02%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £209
90th Percentile £645 £626 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £386
% change year-on-year - +10.03% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 677 952 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.07% 80.07% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 647 576
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £228
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 49
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -10.48%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.36 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £48.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -23 27 £500 +5.26% 16
Scrum
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) TDD
4 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) MySQL
5 9 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (25.00%) Microservices
6 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (21.88%) Kanban
7 7 (21.88%) RESTful
7 7 (21.88%) HTML
7 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
7 7 (21.88%) DevOps
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) jQuery
8 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
9 5 (15.63%) HTML5
9 5 (15.63%) Selenium
9 5 (15.63%) XML
9 5 (15.63%) J2EE
9 5 (15.63%) JSP
9 5 (15.63%) Mentoring

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 3 (9.38%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) WordPress
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) CloudBees
1 1 (3.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) MySQL
2 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
3 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (9.38%) Jasmine
4 3 (9.38%) JUnit
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) Toad
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.13%) RSpec
5 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) CSS
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
1 7 (21.88%) RESTful
2 6 (18.75%) jQuery
2 6 (18.75%) Web Services
3 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
3 5 (15.63%) CSS3
3 5 (15.63%) HTML5
3 5 (15.63%) J2EE
3 5 (15.63%) JSP
3 5 (15.63%) Node.js
3 5 (15.63%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) Angular 2
4 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (12.50%) React
4 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (9.38%) Ajax
5 3 (9.38%) REST
6 2 (6.25%) .NET
6 2 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) iPad
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
1 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (25.00%) Microservices
4 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
5 7 (21.88%) DevOps
5 7 (21.88%) Kanban
6 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Coaching
7 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) SOLID
9 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (9.38%) OOP
9 3 (9.38%) Open Source
10 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.25%) OO
10 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) PHP 5
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) Groovy
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Xen
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) Zend
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) hybris
4 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft