The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 41 47 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 404 302 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.17% 3.61% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.89% 5.10% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 178 154
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £294 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
England

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +14 141 £408 +1.87% 54
Berkshire +10 87 £363 +3.57% 21
Hampshire -1 63 £388 +19.23% 25
Buckinghamshire -4 50 £380 - 11
Oxfordshire 0 24 £325 -7.14% 18
West Sussex 0 20 £425 - 4
East Sussex -2 18 £290 -21.62% 9
Kent +11 7 £375 -18.91% 15
Middlesex - - - - 2
Sussex - - - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 308 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (38.49%) .NET
3 252 (34.52%) C#
4 181 (24.79%) SQL
5 165 (22.60%) SQL Server
6 151 (20.68%) TDD
7 137 (18.77%) XML
8 136 (18.63%) Visual Studio
9 135 (18.49%) MVC
10 131 (17.95%) ASP.NET
11 128 (17.53%) WCF
12 123 (16.85%) HTML
13 121 (16.58%) JavaScript
13 121 (16.58%) Microsoft
14 119 (16.30%) Finance
15 117 (16.03%) Java
16 108 (14.79%) Software Engineering
16 108 (14.79%) jQuery
17 106 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
18 99 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
19 97 (13.29%) Windows
20 94 (12.88%) BDD
21 93 (12.74%) CSS
22 89 (12.19%) Web Services
23 83 (11.37%) OO
23 83 (11.37%) Project Management
24 82 (11.23%) QA
25 78 (10.68%) E-Commerce
26 75 (10.27%) PRINCE2
27 74 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.29%) CMS
3 22 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (2.88%) WebSphere
5 17 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.78%) Liferay
6 13 (1.78%) Apache
7 12 (1.64%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.51%) Kentico
9 10 (1.37%) Confluence
10 8 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
11 7 (0.96%) IIS
12 5 (0.68%) Node.js
12 5 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
12 5 (0.68%) Escenic
12 5 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.68%) Content Management Server
12 5 (0.68%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.55%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.55%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 49 (6.71%) MS Office
2 18 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.51%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (1.10%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.41%) MS Project
6 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 31 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.82%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.47%) SaaS
2 17 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.19%) Office 365
4 14 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.10%) Network Security
2 5 (0.68%) Internet
2 5 (0.68%) NGN
3 3 (0.41%) LAN
4 2 (0.27%) IPv4
4 2 (0.27%) WAN
4 2 (0.27%) DNS
4 2 (0.27%) HTTP
4 2 (0.27%) WEP
4 2 (0.27%) Intranet
4 2 (0.27%) AMQP
5 1 (0.14%) Extranet
5 1 (0.14%) DSL
5 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (22.60%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.44%) MySQL
3 39 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (4.11%) Oracle Database
5 23 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (1.78%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.51%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.51%) DB2
8 11 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.23%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.10%) Big Data
11 7 (0.96%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.55%) OLAP
14 4 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 136 (18.63%) Visual Studio
2 106 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (6.99%) NUnit
4 38 (5.21%) Selenium
5 36 (4.93%) Jenkins
6 35 (4.79%) Subversion
7 30 (4.11%) SpecFlow
8 28 (3.84%) Axure RP
9 24 (3.29%) JIRA
10 18 (2.47%) Maven
10 18 (2.47%) Cucumber
10 18 (2.47%) Git (software)
11 17 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 16 (2.19%) Hudson
12 16 (2.19%) SoapUI
13 14 (1.92%) JUnit
14 12 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
14 12 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
15 11 (1.51%) MSTest
15 11 (1.51%) WebDriver
General
1 119 (16.30%) Finance
2 40 (5.48%) Retail
3 29 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.56%) Automotive
5 21 (2.88%) Publishing
6 12 (1.64%) Games
7 9 (1.23%) Marketing
8 8 (1.10%) Banking
8 8 (1.10%) Legal
8 8 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.68%) Law
9 5 (0.68%) Italian Language
9 5 (0.68%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.55%) Back Office
10 4 (0.55%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) Military
11 2 (0.27%) Advertising
11 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.27%) Front Office
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 294 (40.27%) Developer
2 122 (16.71%) .NET Developer
3 105 (14.38%) Analyst
4 80 (10.96%) ScrumMaster
5 74 (10.14%) Project Manager
6 61 (8.36%) C# Developer
7 57 (7.81%) Software Engineer
8 52 (7.12%) Test Analyst
9 47 (6.44%) Java Developer
10 44 (6.03%) Senior Developer
11 41 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
11 41 (5.62%) Business Analyst
12 39 (5.34%) Test Engineer
13 33 (4.52%) Software Developer
14 30 (4.11%) Designer
15 28 (3.84%) Agile C# Developer
15 28 (3.84%) User Experience Designer
16 25 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
17 23 (3.15%) VB.NET Developer
18 21 (2.88%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (38.49%) .NET
2 137 (18.77%) XML
3 131 (17.95%) ASP.NET
4 128 (17.53%) WCF
5 123 (16.85%) HTML
6 108 (14.79%) jQuery
7 93 (12.74%) CSS
8 89 (12.19%) Web Services
9 74 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 65 (8.90%) WPF
10 65 (8.90%) Spring
11 62 (8.49%) .NET Framework
12 56 (7.67%) HTML5
13 53 (7.26%) SOAP
14 52 (7.12%) Ajax
15 47 (6.44%) REST
16 43 (5.89%) Hibernate
16 43 (5.89%) LINQ
17 42 (5.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 40 (5.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.75%) Mobile App
2 23 (3.15%) Open Source
3 12 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 11 (1.51%) Visualisation
4 11 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (1.10%) Smartphone
5 8 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.10%) EPoS
6 7 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (0.82%) iPad
7 6 (0.82%) Xbox
8 5 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.68%) Blog
9 4 (0.55%) Wiki
9 4 (0.55%) PMI
9 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.41%) Kindle
10 3 (0.41%) Clustering
10 3 (0.41%) Online Games
11 2 (0.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 97 (13.29%) Windows
2 40 (5.48%) Linux
3 32 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 28 (3.84%) UNIX
5 24 (3.29%) Android
6 17 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.82%) AIX
8 6 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.82%) LynxOS
8 6 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.68%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.55%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.27%) Solaris
11 2 (0.27%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.27%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (20.68%) TDD
3 135 (18.49%) MVC
4 108 (14.79%) Software Engineering
5 99 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (12.88%) BDD
7 83 (11.37%) OO
7 83 (11.37%) Project Management
8 78 (10.68%) E-Commerce
9 75 (10.27%) PRINCE2
10 61 (8.36%) SOA
11 60 (8.22%) Automated Testing
12 51 (6.99%) Waterfall
13 47 (6.44%) CRM
14 44 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 44 (6.03%) Kanban
14 44 (6.03%) Workflow
15 43 (5.89%) UML
16 41 (5.62%) Unit Testing
17 40 (5.48%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (34.52%) C#
2 181 (24.79%) SQL
3 121 (16.58%) JavaScript
4 117 (16.03%) Java
5 48 (6.58%) C++
6 37 (5.07%) Python
7 31 (4.25%) VB.NET
8 26 (3.56%) PHP
9 19 (2.60%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.19%) C
11 15 (2.05%) Ruby
12 13 (1.78%) VB
12 13 (1.78%) PHP5
13 7 (0.96%) Scala
13 7 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.96%) Perl
14 6 (0.82%) VB6
14 6 (0.82%) Groovy
14 6 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (6.85%) ISEB
2 31 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.42%) Degree
5 18 (2.47%) ISTQB
6 15 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.55%) PMP
10 2 (0.27%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.14%) OCP
11 1 (0.14%) OCA
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.14%) HNC
11 1 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (11.23%) QA
2 6 (0.82%) DICOM
3 4 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.27%) XenServer
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.64%) Puppet
3 11 (1.51%) Vagrant
4 8 (1.10%) SCCM
4 8 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.55%) Ansible
6 3 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.41%) Netcool
6 3 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.27%) SCOM
7 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 72 (9.86%) Oracle
3 22 (3.01%) Adobe
4 17 (2.33%) Appcelerator
5 14 (1.92%) Twitter
6 12 (1.64%) hybris
6 12 (1.64%) Talend
7 10 (1.37%) Apple
8 9 (1.23%) Ab Initio
9 8 (1.10%) JBoss
9 8 (1.10%) VMware
10 7 (0.96%) IBM
10 7 (0.96%) Zend
11 6 (0.82%) Intel
11 6 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.55%) Citrix
12 4 (0.55%) Mercator
12 4 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
13 3 (0.41%) Atomikos
13 3 (0.41%) Sitecore
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