The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / South East
Rank 26 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 495 387 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.42% 4.46% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 5.49% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 238 259
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 5
Median hourly rate £48.00 £47.67 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +40.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.33 £31.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £87.50 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6241 7043 7728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.98% 81.22% 79.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3704 4359 4223
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 271 258
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Scrum
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +9 103 £467 +18.98% 46
Berkshire +8 87 £425 +8.97% 25
Buckinghamshire +19 83 £363 -5.22% 14
West Sussex +17 66 £421 -6.38% 7
Oxfordshire +20 59 £500 +17.64% 22
Surrey +5 50 £425 - 28
Kent +6 17 £413 +10.00% 6
East Sussex +5 10 £375 +17.18% 8
Middlesex +3 8 £349 -0.35% 4
Sussex -1 1 £450 +44.57%
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 952 (93.98%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (29.52%) Java
3 252 (24.88%) TDD
4 206 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
5 203 (20.04%) JavaScript
6 185 (18.26%) HTML
7 158 (15.60%) Finance
8 156 (15.40%) SQL
9 154 (15.20%) Kanban
9 154 (15.20%) JIRA
10 148 (14.61%) CSS
10 148 (14.61%) Git (software)
11 147 (14.51%) User Stories
12 130 (12.83%) Spring
13 128 (12.64%) Jenkins
14 123 (12.14%) Web Services
15 121 (11.94%) C#
16 119 (11.75%) Oracle
17 118 (11.65%) BDD
18 113 (11.15%) Selenium
19 112 (11.06%) Linux
20 110 (10.86%) DevOps
21 104 (10.27%) Project Management
21 104 (10.27%) REST
22 101 (9.97%) .NET
22 101 (9.97%) Software Engineering
23 99 (9.77%) AngularJS
24 98 (9.67%) XML
25 95 (9.38%) SDLC
26 90 (8.88%) Python

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 57 (5.63%) Confluence
2 43 (4.24%) JBoss
3 35 (3.46%) WebSphere
4 30 (2.96%) SharePoint
5 29 (2.86%) Apache
5 29 (2.86%) CMS
6 28 (2.76%) Tomcat
7 22 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (1.88%) WebSphere Process Server
9 17 (1.68%) Apache Spark
10 15 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (1.18%) WebLogic
13 11 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.99%) Alfresco
15 8 (0.79%) Drupal
15 8 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.59%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.59%) Jetty
16 6 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 45 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.07%) Photoshop
3 20 (1.97%) MS Office
4 16 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.89%) MS Project
7 5 (0.49%) InVision
8 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.099%) InDesign
9 1 (0.099%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.49%) Magento
6 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.099%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.099%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.099%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.099%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 60 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.16%) GitHub
4 30 (2.96%) PaaS
5 27 (2.67%) IaaS
6 20 (1.97%) SaaS
7 11 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.59%) Office 365
11 5 (0.49%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.39%) Force.com
13 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.92%) HTTP
2 12 (1.18%) DVB
2 12 (1.18%) Internet
3 11 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.99%) Firewall
4 10 (0.99%) LDAP
5 9 (0.89%) Intranet
6 8 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (0.59%) LAN
8 5 (0.49%) SSL
9 4 (0.39%) ATM
9 4 (0.39%) DNS
10 3 (0.30%) 802.15
10 3 (0.30%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.30%) RFID
10 3 (0.30%) SMTP
10 3 (0.30%) Wireless
10 3 (0.30%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.20%) SSH
11 2 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.34%) MongoDB
3 43 (4.24%) NoSQL
4 42 (4.15%) Big Data
5 40 (3.95%) Hadoop
6 38 (3.75%) Oracle Database
6 38 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 31 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 26 (2.57%) MySQL
9 20 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (1.18%) Apache Hive
12 12 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 11 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 154 (15.20%) JIRA
2 148 (14.61%) Git (software)
3 128 (12.64%) Jenkins
4 113 (11.15%) Selenium
5 75 (7.40%) Maven
6 71 (7.01%) JUnit
7 62 (6.12%) Subversion
8 57 (5.63%) Cucumber
9 47 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 41 (4.05%) Gradle
11 40 (3.95%) Mockito
12 35 (3.46%) WebDriver
13 32 (3.16%) Eclipse
13 32 (3.16%) TeamCity
14 28 (2.76%) Ant
15 26 (2.57%) SpecFlow
15 26 (2.57%) Visual Studio
16 23 (2.27%) SoapUI
17 22 (2.17%) JMeter
18 19 (1.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 158 (15.60%) Finance
2 72 (7.11%) Banking
3 40 (3.95%) Publishing
3 40 (3.95%) Retail
4 37 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.47%) Marketing
6 9 (0.89%) Advertising
6 9 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.79%) Automotive
7 8 (0.79%) Games
8 7 (0.69%) Electronics
9 5 (0.49%) German Language
9 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.49%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.30%) Legal
10 3 (0.30%) Local Government
11 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.20%) Billing
11 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.099%) Military
Job Titles
1 397 (39.19%) Developer
2 151 (14.91%) Java Developer
3 127 (12.54%) Scrum Master
4 114 (11.25%) Analyst
5 73 (7.21%) Business Analyst
6 60 (5.92%) Project Manager
7 48 (4.74%) Architect
7 48 (4.74%) JavaScript Developer
8 47 (4.64%) Tester
9 45 (4.44%) C# Developer
10 44 (4.34%) Agile Developer
11 43 (4.24%) Software Engineer
12 40 (3.95%) Senior Developer
13 38 (3.75%) Software Developer
14 35 (3.46%) Scala Developer
15 33 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 32 (3.16%) Designer
17 31 (3.06%) Agile Scrum Master
18 29 (2.86%) .NET Developer
18 29 (2.86%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (18.26%) HTML
2 148 (14.61%) CSS
3 130 (12.83%) Spring
4 123 (12.14%) Web Services
5 104 (10.27%) REST
6 101 (9.97%) .NET
7 99 (9.77%) AngularJS
8 98 (9.67%) XML
9 80 (7.90%) HTML5
10 76 (7.50%) RESTful
11 63 (6.22%) Java EE
12 59 (5.82%) SOAP
13 55 (5.43%) CSS3
14 52 (5.13%) Hibernate
15 50 (4.94%) JSON
16 47 (4.64%) jQuery
17 44 (4.34%) Ajax
18 43 (4.24%) Node.js
19 35 (3.46%) J2EE
20 31 (3.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.21%) User Experience
2 50 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (4.64%) Mobile App
4 26 (2.57%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
8 13 (1.28%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.18%) STB
10 11 (1.09%) Digital TV
10 11 (1.09%) iPad
10 11 (1.09%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 10 (0.99%) MPEG
12 9 (0.89%) iPhone
12 9 (0.89%) Replication
13 8 (0.79%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.79%) Animation
13 8 (0.79%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 112 (11.06%) Linux
2 45 (4.44%) Android
2 45 (4.44%) Windows
3 41 (4.05%) Unix
4 39 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.39%) CentOS
9 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.20%) AIX
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.099%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 952 (93.98%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (24.88%) TDD
3 206 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
4 154 (15.20%) Kanban
5 147 (14.51%) User Stories
6 118 (11.65%) BDD
7 110 (10.86%) DevOps
8 104 (10.27%) Project Management
9 101 (9.97%) Software Engineering
10 95 (9.38%) SDLC
11 89 (8.79%) MVC
12 77 (7.60%) Web Development
13 73 (7.21%) Automated Testing
14 72 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 71 (7.01%) Coaching
16 65 (6.42%) Business Analysis
17 63 (6.22%) Mentoring
18 62 (6.12%) Unit Testing
19 61 (6.02%) Migration
20 60 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 299 (29.52%) Java
2 203 (20.04%) JavaScript
3 156 (15.40%) SQL
4 121 (11.94%) C#
5 90 (8.88%) Python
6 70 (6.91%) Scala
7 67 (6.61%) C++
8 57 (5.63%) Ruby
9 38 (3.75%) PL/SQL
10 27 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 26 (2.57%) C
11 26 (2.57%) Groovy
12 23 (2.27%) PHP
13 21 (2.07%) Perl
14 20 (1.97%) T-SQL
15 19 (1.88%) F#
16 17 (1.68%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.68%) TypeScript
17 13 (1.28%) VB.NET
18 12 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 86 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 66 (6.52%) Degree
3 59 (5.82%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.57%) ISEB
5 16 (1.58%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.89%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.59%) PMP
11 3 (0.30%) MCITP
11 3 (0.30%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.20%) MCSD
12 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.099%) HND
13 1 (0.099%) IIBA
13 1 (0.099%) IRCA
13 1 (0.099%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.099%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.43%) QA
2 8 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.69%) SLA
4 5 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.39%) PMO
5 4 (0.39%) WAI
6 3 (0.30%) SDET
6 3 (0.30%) WCAG
7 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.099%) COBIT
8 1 (0.099%) GDPR
8 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.099%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.099%) RMADS
System Software
1 28 (2.76%) Docker
2 15 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.59%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.49%) vSphere
5 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.30%) Firmware
6 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.099%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.099%) HDFS
7 1 (0.099%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.099%) Varnish
7 1 (0.099%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (2.37%) Puppet
2 19 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.89%) Ansible
5 6 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (0.59%) Mesos
5 6 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.59%) Terraform
6 4 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.39%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.20%) logstash
8 1 (0.099%) Consul
8 1 (0.099%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.099%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (0.099%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.099%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.099%) Oozie
8 1 (0.099%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.099%) Salt
8 1 (0.099%) vRealize
Vendors
1 119 (11.75%) Oracle
2 77 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.06%) HP
4 27 (2.67%) VMware
5 26 (2.57%) CA
6 21 (2.07%) CA Agile Central
6 21 (2.07%) Splunk
7 20 (1.97%) Atlassian
7 20 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.68%) BMC
8 17 (1.68%) SAP
9 16 (1.58%) Cisco
10 15 (1.48%) ServiceNow
10 15 (1.48%) Sitecore
11 14 (1.38%) Remedy
12 12 (1.18%) Apple
13 11 (1.09%) Google
13 11 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (0.99%) Telerik
15 8 (0.79%) ATG
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
FDM Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Posted: 27 days ago