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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.96% 7.07% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.65% 8.24% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Median daily rate £425 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
103 85 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 76.87% 85.86% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 53 44
Median daily rate £425 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £204 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 16
Median hourly rate £44.50 £36.28 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.02 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Kanban
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) V-Model
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) OO PHP
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) PHPUnit
4 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) MySQL
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Apache
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) QA

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 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Maximo
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) PHPUnit
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Toad
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Product Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CakePHP
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) JSON
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
1 3 (23.08%) REST
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) OAuth
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) CentOS
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Kanban
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) V-Model
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) OO PHP
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 12207
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Google
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle