Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 37 13
Rank change year-on-year -14 -24 +20
Contract jobs citing Scrum 27 32 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.96% 3.86% 8.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 4.58% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 78
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £455 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.09% -0.27% +15.87%
10th Percentile £269 £371 £375
90th Percentile £518 £634 £616
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year -2.94% -1.05% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 - £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 796 698 949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 87.19% 84.30% 83.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 386 643
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £250 £263 £258
90th Percentile £563 £588 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 35
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £35.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.90% +58.36% +60.71%
10th Percentile £9.31 £18.14 £13.20
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.45 £49.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year +1.94% +14.36% -0.90%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -17 13 £475 +4.40% 15
Doncaster - 8 £288 - 2
Scrum
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) .NET
3 11 (40.74%) C#
4 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (37.04%) MVC
5 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
6 7 (25.93%) SDLC
6 7 (25.93%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (22.22%) User Experience
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) Web Development
7 6 (22.22%) jQuery
7 6 (22.22%) Kanban
8 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) DevOps
9 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (14.81%) Decision-Making
9 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
9 4 (14.81%) Banking
9 4 (14.81%) Spring

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 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Jetty
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) AMQP
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) Redis
3 1 (3.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Protractor
2 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.41%) Gradle
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Mockito
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) React Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (22.22%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 6 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Spring
4 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 3 (11.11%) Node.js
5 3 (11.11%) REST
5 3 (11.11%) Spring Boot
6 2 (7.41%) Classic ASP
6 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.41%) JMS
6 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (7.41%) React
6 2 (7.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (22.22%) User Experience
3 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) PMI
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) MVC
3 7 (25.93%) SDLC
4 6 (22.22%) Kanban
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) Web Development
5 5 (18.52%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Decision-Making
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
7 3 (11.11%) Microservices
7 3 (11.11%) SDET
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
8 2 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) C#
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Java 8
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) APMG
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Google
1 1 (3.70%) IBM
1 1 (3.70%) Informatica
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) TIBCO