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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.00% 0.91% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 1.56% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£375 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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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
69 64 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 69.00% 58.18% 68.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 22
Average daily rate £355 £339 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £197 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £505 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +4.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £25.00 £31.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.38 £155.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) V-Model
6 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
6 2 (28.57%) Test Management
6 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
6 2 (28.57%) Process Management
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) MS Project
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) RavenDB
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) DataStax
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Hudson
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (14.29%) WATIR
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Military
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Endeca
3 1 (14.29%) RedPrairie
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