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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 31 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 536 427 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.85% 4.59% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 5.84% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 300 226
Median daily rate £419 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.29% -16.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +10.95%
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
7339 7317 6743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.12% 78.59% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4510 4157 3755
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 262 280
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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
West Sussex +7 167 £475 +18.75% 8
Hampshire -13 98 £350 -9.73% 43
Berkshire +1 80 £400 +12.67% 32
Surrey +10 72 £413 +11.86% 32
Buckinghamshire +5 35 £431 +15.00% 13
Oxfordshire +9 30 £425 +6.25% 13
Kent -2 24 £400 +23.07% 6
East Sussex -6 20 £525 +54.41% 13
Middlesex -2 3 £600 +20.60%
Isle of Wight - 2 £263 - 1
Home Counties +1 1 £415 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 837 (90.29%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (30.42%) Java
3 234 (25.24%) HTML
4 200 (21.57%) CSS
5 198 (21.36%) TDD
6 196 (21.14%) Git (software)
7 194 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
8 180 (19.42%) REST
9 162 (17.48%) JavaScript
10 156 (16.83%) SQL
11 153 (16.50%) Linux
12 146 (15.75%) User Stories
13 141 (15.21%) C#
14 138 (14.89%) Spring
15 137 (14.78%) Subversion
16 131 (14.13%) Jenkins
17 129 (13.92%) HTML5
18 125 (13.48%) Python
19 123 (13.27%) Automated Testing
20 122 (13.16%) JSON
21 118 (12.73%) Kanban
21 118 (12.73%) HTTP
21 118 (12.73%) Oracle
22 113 (12.19%) Open Source
23 111 (11.97%) JIRA
24 109 (11.76%) Web Services
25 106 (11.43%) Scala
26 103 (11.11%) MVC
27 102 (11.00%) XML
28 101 (10.90%) .NET

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 59 (6.36%) Node.js
2 55 (5.93%) Confluence
3 31 (3.34%) Tomcat
4 29 (3.13%) Apache
5 28 (3.02%) JBoss
6 19 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.62%) CMS
8 12 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (1.08%) SAS
11 9 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.97%) IIS
12 6 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.54%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.40%) MS Office
2 13 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.65%) MS Project
5 5 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (1.19%) Magento
2 6 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.43%) Infor SunSystems
4 3 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.22%) Primavera
5 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) FastStats
6 1 (0.11%) Maximo
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.29%) Force.com
4 11 (1.19%) Boomi
5 8 (0.86%) PaaS
6 7 (0.76%) GitHub
6 7 (0.76%) Office 365
7 6 (0.65%) IaaS
7 6 (0.65%) SaaS
8 4 (0.43%) Bluemix
8 4 (0.43%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.32%) AtomSphere
10 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.22%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.22%) Trello
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 118 (12.73%) HTTP
2 28 (3.02%) DVB
3 18 (1.94%) Internet
4 17 (1.83%) H.323
5 13 (1.40%) Telepresence
6 8 (0.86%) CTI
7 6 (0.65%) Firewall
8 5 (0.54%) SMS
9 4 (0.43%) ATM
9 4 (0.43%) LAN
9 4 (0.43%) Skype
9 4 (0.43%) VPN
9 4 (0.43%) WAN
10 3 (0.32%) SAN
10 3 (0.32%) VoIP
11 2 (0.22%) Intranet
11 2 (0.22%) Network Security
12 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.11%) SSH
12 1 (0.11%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.98%) NoSQL
3 58 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 31 (3.34%) MongoDB
4 31 (3.34%) MySQL
5 30 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (3.02%) Big Data
7 22 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (1.73%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (1.19%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
14 8 (0.86%) GIS
14 8 (0.86%) MS Access
14 8 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 196 (21.14%) Git (software)
2 137 (14.78%) Subversion
3 131 (14.13%) Jenkins
4 111 (11.97%) JIRA
5 98 (10.57%) JUnit
6 79 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 78 (8.41%) Selenium
8 36 (3.88%) Visual Studio
9 35 (3.78%) Cucumber
10 33 (3.56%) Maven
11 28 (3.02%) Ant
12 25 (2.70%) SpecFlow
13 24 (2.59%) Gradle
14 22 (2.37%) WebDriver
15 21 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 16 (1.73%) Artifactory
17 15 (1.62%) SoapUI
18 12 (1.29%) Appium
18 12 (1.29%) Checkstyle
18 12 (1.29%) FindBugs
General
1 83 (8.95%) Finance
2 44 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 37 (3.99%) Publishing
4 20 (2.16%) Banking
5 19 (2.05%) Marketing
5 19 (2.05%) Retail
6 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.43%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.32%) Automotive
8 3 (0.32%) Back Office
8 3 (0.32%) Billing
8 3 (0.32%) Games
9 2 (0.22%) Advertising
9 2 (0.22%) Electronics
9 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.22%) Law
9 2 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.11%) Local Government
10 1 (0.11%) Military
10 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 378 (40.78%) Developer
2 137 (14.78%) Java Developer
3 129 (13.92%) Analyst
4 80 (8.63%) Business Analyst
5 68 (7.34%) Project Manager
6 62 (6.69%) Scrum Master
7 59 (6.36%) Scala Developer
8 56 (6.04%) Senior Developer
9 53 (5.72%) Agile Developer
10 46 (4.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 42 (4.53%) Software Engineer
12 41 (4.42%) C# Developer
13 38 (4.10%) .NET Developer
14 37 (3.99%) Agile Business Analyst
14 37 (3.99%) Consultant
15 33 (3.56%) Agile Java Developer
15 33 (3.56%) Test Analyst
16 32 (3.45%) Java Scala Developer
17 31 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
18 29 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (25.24%) HTML
2 200 (21.57%) CSS
3 180 (19.42%) REST
4 138 (14.89%) Spring
5 129 (13.92%) HTML5
6 122 (13.16%) JSON
7 109 (11.76%) Web Services
8 102 (11.00%) XML
9 101 (10.90%) .NET
10 100 (10.79%) CSS3
11 93 (10.03%) Ajax
12 80 (8.63%) RESTful
13 75 (8.09%) Ruby on Rails
14 69 (7.44%) Django
14 69 (7.44%) Play Framework
15 65 (7.01%) SOAP
16 61 (6.58%) Guice
17 56 (6.04%) AngularJS
18 53 (5.72%) jQuery
19 50 (5.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.60%) User Experience
2 47 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.13%) MPEG
5 28 (3.02%) DTV
6 27 (2.91%) STB
7 22 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.08%) Fintech
9 10 (1.08%) Smart Meter
10 8 (0.86%) Data Centre
10 8 (0.86%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (0.76%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.54%) Animation
12 5 (0.54%) iPad
13 4 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.32%) NHS
14 3 (0.32%) Tandem
15 2 (0.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 153 (16.50%) Linux
2 46 (4.96%) Windows
3 36 (3.88%) Unix
4 17 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (1.73%) Android
6 12 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.65%) CentOS
9 6 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.43%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.32%) Solaris
11 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.22%) VMS
13 1 (0.11%) Debian
13 1 (0.11%) Fedora
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 837 (90.29%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (21.36%) TDD
3 194 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
4 146 (15.75%) User Stories
5 123 (13.27%) Automated Testing
6 118 (12.73%) Kanban
7 113 (12.19%) Open Source
8 103 (11.11%) MVC
9 100 (10.79%) BDD
9 100 (10.79%) Web Development
10 86 (9.28%) Waterfall
11 77 (8.31%) Project Management
11 77 (8.31%) Software Engineering
12 74 (7.98%) Responsive Web Design
13 73 (7.87%) SOA
14 69 (7.44%) E-Commerce
15 66 (7.12%) SDLC
15 66 (7.12%) Web Design
16 64 (6.90%) Configuration Management
17 63 (6.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 282 (30.42%) Java
2 162 (17.48%) JavaScript
3 156 (16.83%) SQL
4 141 (15.21%) C#
5 125 (13.48%) Python
6 106 (11.43%) Scala
7 97 (10.46%) Ruby
8 60 (6.47%) C++
9 56 (6.04%) PHP
10 43 (4.64%) C
11 36 (3.88%) T-SQL
12 25 (2.70%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.51%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.51%) Embedded C
13 14 (1.51%) Embedded C++
13 14 (1.51%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.51%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.51%) VB
14 13 (1.40%) VB6
15 12 (1.29%) F#
Qualifications
1 76 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 55 (5.93%) Degree
2 55 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.05%) ISTQB
4 18 (1.94%) ISEB
5 10 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.54%) PMP
8 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.32%) CCNP
10 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.32%) CLAS
10 3 (0.32%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.18%) QA
2 12 (1.29%) FedRAMP
3 8 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.65%) SLA
6 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.22%) RMADS
7 2 (0.22%) SDET
8 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (1.83%) Docker
2 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.32%) KVM
3 3 (0.32%) vSphere
4 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.22%) oVirt
4 2 (0.22%) RHEV
4 2 (0.22%) zsh
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) NFS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) Postfix
5 1 (0.11%) qmail
5 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.11%) Varnish
5 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (2.91%) Puppet
2 10 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.65%) Ansible
3 6 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.32%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.32%) SCOM
4 3 (0.32%) vRealize
5 2 (0.22%) SCCM
6 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.11%) Cacti
6 1 (0.11%) logstash
6 1 (0.11%) Nagios
6 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.11%) Netcool
6 1 (0.11%) Plesk
6 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.11%) Salt
6 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 118 (12.73%) Oracle
2 75 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 64 (6.90%) Google
4 22 (2.37%) SAP
5 17 (1.83%) Adobe
6 16 (1.73%) IBM
6 16 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.51%) HP
9 12 (1.29%) Dell
10 9 (0.97%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.97%) hybris
11 8 (0.86%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.76%) VMware
13 6 (0.65%) Rackspace
13 6 (0.65%) Serena
14 5 (0.54%) Cloudera
14 5 (0.54%) Informatica
14 5 (0.54%) Talend
15 4 (0.43%) NetApp
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