The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.99% 4.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.41% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Median daily rate £288 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
149 72 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 78.84% 83.72% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 55 58
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £298 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 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 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) SDLC
4 11 (45.83%) MySQL
4 11 (45.83%) XML
4 11 (45.83%) Linux
5 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 9 (37.50%) PHP
6 9 (37.50%) Unix
6 9 (37.50%) SOAP
6 9 (37.50%) Apache
6 9 (37.50%) CCNP
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (37.50%) LAMP
6 9 (37.50%) Subversion
6 9 (37.50%) OO PHP
6 9 (37.50%) CentOS
6 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (37.50%) PHPUnit
6 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
6 9 (37.50%) NoSQL
6 9 (37.50%) REST
6 9 (37.50%) JSON
6 9 (37.50%) QA
6 9 (37.50%) CakePHP
6 9 (37.50%) jQuery
6 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
7 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (25.00%) V-Model

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 9 (37.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maximo
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) ATM
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 9 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) PHPUnit
1 9 (37.50%) Subversion
2 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) Toad
3 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
4 1 (4.17%) TestNG
4 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Product Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.17%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) XML
2 9 (37.50%) CakePHP
2 9 (37.50%) jQuery
2 9 (37.50%) JSON
2 9 (37.50%) LAMP
2 9 (37.50%) REST
2 9 (37.50%) SOAP
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) MFC
4 2 (8.33%) Node.js
4 2 (8.33%) OAuth
4 2 (8.33%) RESTful
4 2 (8.33%) XML Messaging
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) Kendo UI
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) CentOS
2 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) SDLC
3 9 (37.50%) OO PHP
3 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (25.00%) V-Model
4 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.83%) Kanban
6 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.33%) Code Coverage
8 2 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (8.33%) People Management
8 2 (8.33%) RAD
8 2 (8.33%) System Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) PHP
4 6 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) Scala
6 2 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) CCNP
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 12207
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Telerik
2 2 (8.33%) T-Plan
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle