The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.68% 5.00% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 6.76% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £338 £375 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.71% -
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 Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 74 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 80.88% 74.00% 58.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 33
Average daily rate £370 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 11
Average hourly rate £38.05 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £21.30 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) SDLC
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 6 (50.00%) SOAP
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 6 (50.00%) CentOS
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) JSON
3 6 (50.00%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) PHPUnit
3 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (50.00%) Subversion
3 6 (50.00%) LAMP
3 6 (50.00%) CakePHP
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Infor
5 3 (25.00%) Infor LN

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Infor LN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) CakePHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) ERP Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CakePHP
1 6 (50.00%) jQuery
1 6 (50.00%) JSON
1 6 (50.00%) LAMP
1 6 (50.00%) REST
1 6 (50.00%) SOAP
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) CentOS
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Baan
1 3 (25.00%) Infor
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle