Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 33 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14 +23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 38 37 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.46% 4.71% 6.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 5.70% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 62
South Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.50% +11.11% +16.13%
10th Percentile £268 £324 £308
90th Percentile £538 £645 £611
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +13.33%
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 727 649 872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.33% 82.68% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 356 609
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £244 £268
90th Percentile £546 £597 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 34
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.13% -27.60% +62.16%
10th Percentile £9.31 £11.30 £10.87
90th Percentile £27.41 £43.50 £49.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +5 26 £450 -10.00% 11
Doncaster +5 7 £285 -24.00% 8
Rotherham - 1 £350 -
Scrum
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) JIRA
3 16 (42.11%) Kanban
4 15 (39.47%) Confluence
5 14 (36.84%) DevOps
6 10 (26.32%) Finance
7 9 (23.68%) SQL
7 9 (23.68%) Linux
7 9 (23.68%) Python
7 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
7 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
7 9 (23.68%) Hadoop
8 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
8 8 (21.05%) Metadata Management
8 8 (21.05%) GitHub
8 8 (21.05%) Bitbucket
8 8 (21.05%) Ansible
8 8 (21.05%) Docker
8 8 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (21.05%) TDD
8 8 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (18.42%) VPN
9 7 (18.42%) .NET
9 7 (18.42%) Kubernetes
9 7 (18.42%) Apache Spark
9 7 (18.42%) Terraform
9 7 (18.42%) Sonatype Nexus

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 15 (39.47%) Confluence
2 7 (18.42%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.89%) Mule
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) Jetty
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) GitHub
1 8 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) AMQP
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Hadoop
2 7 (18.42%) Big Data
3 2 (5.26%) BigQuery
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) Bigtable
4 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.63%) Flink
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Redis
4 1 (2.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) JIRA
2 8 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (21.05%) Bitbucket
2 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 7 (18.42%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.53%) Selenium
5 3 (7.89%) Protractor
5 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.63%) Ant
6 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
6 1 (2.63%) Maven
6 1 (2.63%) Mockito
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# WCF Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# WPF Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.53%) WCF Developer
6 4 (10.53%) WPF Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) MuleSoft Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) Spring
3 5 (13.16%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) Classic ASP
4 4 (10.53%) WCF
4 4 (10.53%) WPF
5 3 (7.89%) Gherkin
5 3 (7.89%) REST
5 3 (7.89%) Web Services
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) JMS
6 2 (5.26%) JSON
6 2 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.63%) Ajax
7 1 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) PMI
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Kanban
3 14 (36.84%) DevOps
4 8 (21.05%) Metadata Management
4 8 (21.05%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.79%) User Stories
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) SDLC
6 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.89%) ATDD
8 3 (7.89%) Decision-Making
8 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.89%) SDET
8 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) Use Case
8 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
2 9 (23.68%) Python
2 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) VB
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) Java 8
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) APMG
1 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Ansible
2 7 (18.42%) Kubernetes
2 7 (18.42%) Terraform
3 1 (2.63%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) SaltStack
2 4 (10.53%) MuleSoft
3 2 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO