The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 7 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 14.29% - 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
Scrum
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Andover region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Andover
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
24 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 85.71% 86.67% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 6
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Andover region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Andover

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Andover region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) User Stories
5 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 6 (33.33%) BDD
5 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (27.78%) VBScript
6 5 (27.78%) VB
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) ISEB
6 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
7 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
7 4 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 4 (22.22%) Selenium
7 4 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) JavaScript

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Andover region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) RSpec
6 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Test Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Change Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SOA Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Software Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Web Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (11.11%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) User Stories
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Kanban
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) SOA
7 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) VB
1 5 (27.78%) VBScript
2 3 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) F#
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat