Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 22 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 58 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.03% 7.38% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 8.95% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 48
South Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £268 £313 £304
90th Percentile £488 £583 £620
Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.25% +6.67%
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 826 771 856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.86% 82.46% 80.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 490 602
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £286 £225 £263
90th Percentile £562 £561 £595
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 32
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.86% +25.00% -11.15%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.21 £9.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £30.45 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year +48.15% -12.22% -6.79%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 43 £445 -7.58% 23
Rotherham - 6 £313 - 2
Doncaster +3 1 £285 - 7
Barnsley - 1 £285 - 1
Scrum
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (36.21%) User Stories
3 19 (32.76%) Kanban
4 18 (31.03%) JIRA
5 17 (29.31%) Business Analysis
5 17 (29.31%) Java
5 17 (29.31%) DSDM
6 15 (25.86%) SQL
7 14 (24.14%) OO
7 14 (24.14%) TDD
7 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
8 13 (22.41%) Confluence
8 13 (22.41%) User Experience
8 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (20.69%) Acceptance Criteria
10 11 (18.97%) Finance
10 11 (18.97%) .NET
10 11 (18.97%) Subversion
11 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (17.24%) RUP
11 10 (17.24%) Mercurial
12 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (15.52%) BDD
12 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
12 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
12 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
12 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
13 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
13 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS

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 13 (22.41%) Confluence
2 4 (6.90%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Slack
3 2 (3.45%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.72%) IaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Internet
1 6 (10.34%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) JIRA
2 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.97%) Subversion
4 10 (17.24%) Mercurial
5 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
7 5 (8.62%) JUnit
7 5 (8.62%) Maven
8 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.72%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Analyst
2 19 (32.76%) Business Analyst
3 16 (27.59%) Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) AWS Software Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Java Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Architect
7 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# WCF Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# WPF Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Citrix Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) WCF Developer
7 4 (6.90%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) RESTful
2 6 (10.34%) Spring
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Camel
3 4 (6.90%) Classic ASP
3 4 (6.90%) jQuery
3 4 (6.90%) WCF
3 4 (6.90%) WPF
4 3 (5.17%) CSS
4 3 (5.17%) Web Services
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%) SOAP
6 1 (1.72%) CSS3
6 1 (1.72%) JPA
6 1 (1.72%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.72%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) User Experience
2 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
3 8 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (10.34%) Client/Server
5 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.90%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.72%) CESG
7 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) User Stories
3 19 (32.76%) Kanban
4 17 (29.31%) Business Analysis
4 17 (29.31%) DSDM
5 14 (24.14%) OO
5 14 (24.14%) TDD
6 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (20.69%) Acceptance Criteria
8 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (17.24%) RUP
9 9 (15.52%) BDD
9 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
10 8 (13.79%) Software Delivery
10 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
11 7 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.07%) Workflow
12 6 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) Java
2 15 (25.86%) SQL
3 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) C#
4 4 (6.90%) VB
5 3 (5.17%) C
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) Scala
6 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.72%) CISSP
3 1 (1.72%) CITP
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) IISP
3 1 (1.72%) MBCS
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) GCP
1 1 (1.72%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Docker
2 4 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (6.90%) XenApp
2 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Citrix
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.17%) Cadence
5 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.72%) SaltStack