The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 12 22 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 8.70% 0.85% 11.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.24% 1.56% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £475 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -
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 Farnborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 64 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 71.01% 54.24% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 19
Average daily rate £450 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £45.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Farnborough

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Farnborough region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (50.00%) JSF
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (50.00%) JBoss
4 3 (50.00%) Telelogic
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) EJB
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Degree

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) EJB
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) JSF
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 1 (16.67%) Spring Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) API Design
4 1 (16.67%) API Development
4 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Erlang
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Telelogic