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 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 23 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 587 435 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.05% 4.40% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.66% 5.52% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 298 321
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £324 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 2
Median hourly rate £54.50 £37.50 £27.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.33% +35.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £18.72 £15.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £42.50 £39.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.44 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -6.87%
Scrum
England

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
6775 7881 7128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.38% 79.69% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 4825 3971
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 268 278
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 144 £400 +6.66% 45
Oxfordshire +24 97 £475 +15.15% 20
West Sussex +20 88 £473 +26.33% 7
Berkshire -4 76 £438 +2.94% 29
Surrey +2 70 £465 +9.41% 25
Buckinghamshire +23 63 £450 +12.50% 8
East Sussex +12 19 £500 - 9
Kent +8 8 £525 +31.25% 9
Middlesex +3 7 £450 +8.43% 1
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Home Counties - 3 - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 1053 (92.69%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (34.60%) Java
3 284 (25.00%) Kanban
4 251 (22.10%) TDD
5 236 (20.77%) SQL
6 234 (20.60%) HTML
7 233 (20.51%) JavaScript
8 201 (17.69%) CSS
9 200 (17.61%) Git (software)
10 198 (17.43%) User Stories
11 197 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
12 182 (16.02%) Jenkins
13 179 (15.76%) Spring
14 169 (14.88%) Web Services
15 160 (14.08%) C#
15 160 (14.08%) .NET
16 152 (13.38%) JIRA
17 151 (13.29%) Linux
18 143 (12.59%) Selenium
18 143 (12.59%) BDD
19 142 (12.50%) REST
19 142 (12.50%) JSON
20 141 (12.41%) JUnit
21 134 (11.80%) Team Foundation Server
22 132 (11.62%) XML
23 129 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
24 127 (11.18%) RESTful
24 127 (11.18%) SQL Server
25 126 (11.09%) HTML5
26 122 (10.74%) AngularJS

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 82 (7.22%) Tomcat
2 76 (6.69%) Confluence
3 53 (4.67%) Apache
4 51 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (3.52%) SharePoint
6 38 (3.35%) CMS
7 30 (2.64%) IIS
8 25 (2.20%) JBoss
9 21 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.41%) Apache Spark
10 16 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 12 (1.06%) Drupal
12 11 (0.97%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.88%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.79%) Jetty
14 9 (0.79%) nginx
15 8 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 8 (0.70%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.46%) MS Office
3 16 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.53%) MS Project
6 2 (0.18%) InVision
7 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (1.85%) Magento
2 11 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.35%) Primavera
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.088%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.088%) Maximo
7 1 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 129 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
3 43 (3.79%) GitHub
4 23 (2.02%) PaaS
5 18 (1.58%) IaaS
6 13 (1.14%) Office 365
7 9 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (0.79%) SaaS
8 8 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (0.62%) Bluemix
9 7 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.18%) Force.com
11 2 (0.18%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.18%) Trello
11 2 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (6.25%) HTTP
2 20 (1.76%) LDAP
3 13 (1.14%) DVB
3 13 (1.14%) Internet
4 9 (0.79%) Intranet
5 7 (0.62%) Extranet
6 6 (0.53%) Firewall
6 6 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.44%) VPN
8 4 (0.35%) Skype
9 2 (0.18%) BGP
9 2 (0.18%) DOCSIS
9 2 (0.18%) MPLS
9 2 (0.18%) OSPF
9 2 (0.18%) RIP
9 2 (0.18%) SNMP
9 2 (0.18%) SSH
9 2 (0.18%) SSL
9 2 (0.18%) Telnet
9 2 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.19%) MongoDB
3 74 (6.51%) NoSQL
4 50 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 42 (3.70%) MySQL
6 37 (3.26%) Couchbase
7 32 (2.82%) Big Data
8 30 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
9 26 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (2.02%) Hadoop
11 22 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (1.50%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (1.41%) Apache Hive
15 16 (1.41%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
17 14 (1.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 200 (17.61%) Git (software)
2 182 (16.02%) Jenkins
3 152 (13.38%) JIRA
4 143 (12.59%) Selenium
5 141 (12.41%) JUnit
6 134 (11.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 108 (9.51%) Subversion
8 86 (7.57%) Maven
9 80 (7.04%) Cucumber
10 62 (5.46%) Visual Studio
11 54 (4.75%) SpecFlow
12 53 (4.67%) Mockito
13 38 (3.35%) Spock
14 33 (2.90%) SoapUI
15 32 (2.82%) Gradle
16 30 (2.64%) WebDriver
17 23 (2.02%) Eclipse
18 22 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 19 (1.67%) HP UFT
19 19 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 113 (9.95%) Finance
2 62 (5.46%) Publishing
3 40 (3.52%) Retail
4 35 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.02%) Banking
6 12 (1.06%) Military
7 10 (0.88%) Games
8 9 (0.79%) Marketing
9 5 (0.44%) Automotive
9 5 (0.44%) Legal
9 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.35%) Back Office
11 3 (0.26%) Advertising
11 3 (0.26%) Law
11 3 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.26%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.18%) Electronics
12 2 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.088%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 454 (39.96%) Developer
2 193 (16.99%) Java Developer
3 160 (14.08%) Analyst
4 111 (9.77%) Business Analyst
5 94 (8.27%) Scrum Master
6 80 (7.04%) Project Manager
7 75 (6.60%) Agile Developer
8 60 (5.28%) Tester
9 49 (4.31%) Automation Tester
9 49 (4.31%) Senior Developer
10 48 (4.23%) Agile Business Analyst
11 47 (4.14%) Scala Developer
12 45 (3.96%) Agile Java Developer
13 41 (3.61%) Architect
14 40 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
15 39 (3.43%) .NET Developer
15 39 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
16 38 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 37 (3.26%) HTML Developer
17 37 (3.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (20.60%) HTML
2 201 (17.69%) CSS
3 179 (15.76%) Spring
4 169 (14.88%) Web Services
5 160 (14.08%) .NET
6 142 (12.50%) JSON
6 142 (12.50%) REST
7 132 (11.62%) XML
8 127 (11.18%) RESTful
9 126 (11.09%) HTML5
10 122 (10.74%) AngularJS
11 100 (8.80%) CSS3
12 87 (7.66%) J2EE
13 70 (6.16%) jQuery
14 69 (6.07%) Node.js
15 62 (5.46%) SOAP
16 61 (5.37%) Ajax
17 53 (4.67%) ASP.NET
18 49 (4.31%) Hibernate
19 48 (4.23%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 92 (8.10%) User Experience
2 66 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 20 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.32%) MPEG
7 14 (1.23%) Digital TV
8 13 (1.14%) STB
9 12 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.06%) Virtual Team
10 11 (0.97%) Data Centre
10 11 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.97%) N-Tier
11 9 (0.79%) Cryptography
11 9 (0.79%) Smart Meter
12 8 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (0.62%) iPad
14 6 (0.53%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.53%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 151 (13.29%) Linux
2 50 (4.40%) Windows
3 44 (3.87%) Unix
4 28 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.76%) Android
6 17 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.32%) CentOS
8 8 (0.70%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.53%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.18%) VMS
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.088%) AIX
12 1 (0.088%) Debian
12 1 (0.088%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1053 (92.69%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (25.00%) Kanban
3 251 (22.10%) TDD
4 198 (17.43%) User Stories
5 197 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
6 143 (12.59%) BDD
7 118 (10.39%) Project Management
8 117 (10.30%) Open Source
9 109 (9.60%) SDLC
10 106 (9.33%) Automated Testing
11 96 (8.45%) Software Engineering
12 94 (8.27%) E-Commerce
12 94 (8.27%) MVC
13 93 (8.19%) Web Development
14 89 (7.83%) DevOps
15 82 (7.22%) Waterfall
16 70 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
17 68 (5.99%) Pair Programming
18 67 (5.90%) Mentoring
19 66 (5.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 393 (34.60%) Java
2 236 (20.77%) SQL
3 233 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 160 (14.08%) C#
5 121 (10.65%) Scala
6 95 (8.36%) Python
7 77 (6.78%) C++
8 74 (6.51%) Ruby
9 65 (5.72%) PHP
10 40 (3.52%) T-SQL
11 39 (3.43%) C
12 36 (3.17%) F#
13 31 (2.73%) PL/SQL
14 25 (2.20%) Shell Script
15 24 (2.11%) PowerShell
16 23 (2.02%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.94%) VB
18 20 (1.76%) VB.NET
19 18 (1.58%) Perl
19 18 (1.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 96 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 75 (6.60%) SC Cleared
3 72 (6.34%) Degree
4 40 (3.52%) ISEB
5 30 (2.64%) ISTQB
6 23 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.79%) CCNP
7 9 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.79%) DBS Check
8 8 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.70%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.35%) PMP
10 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.26%) CISSP
12 2 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.18%) MBA
12 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.78%) QA
2 13 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.97%) SLA
4 9 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.44%) SDET
6 4 (0.35%) WCAG
7 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.088%) EFQM
8 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.088%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.088%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.088%) RMADS
8 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (1.58%) Docker
2 13 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.53%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.53%) vSphere
5 5 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.35%) HDFS
7 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.18%) KVM
7 2 (0.18%) oVirt
7 2 (0.18%) RHEV
7 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.088%) Firmware
8 1 (0.088%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (2.46%) Puppet
2 9 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.44%) OpenAM
4 5 (0.44%) OpenIDM
5 4 (0.35%) Ansible
5 4 (0.35%) SCCM
6 3 (0.26%) Oozie
6 3 (0.26%) Terraform
7 2 (0.18%) Control-M
7 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.088%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.088%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.088%) Netcool
8 1 (0.088%) Packer
8 1 (0.088%) SCOM
Vendors
1 121 (10.65%) Oracle
2 106 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 36 (3.17%) Google
4 21 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 21 (1.85%) hybris
4 21 (1.85%) Sitecore
5 16 (1.41%) HP
6 15 (1.32%) Talend
7 14 (1.23%) New Relic
8 13 (1.14%) AppDynamics
8 13 (1.14%) Dynatrace
8 13 (1.14%) IBM
8 13 (1.14%) ServiceNow
9 11 (0.97%) Rally
9 11 (0.97%) Twitter
10 9 (0.79%) Cloudera
10 9 (0.79%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.70%) Pega
11 8 (0.70%) VMware
12 7 (0.62%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 6 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: £250 - £310 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £326 - £365 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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The Rank Group plc
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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