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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 30 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 543 463 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.09% 4.92% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 6.17% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 314 251
Median daily rate £416 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 2
Median hourly rate £44.75 £29.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.99% -24.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.65 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.91 £41.85 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -4.19%
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
7180 7498 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.59% 79.60% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4392 4364 3776
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 242 259
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +3 136 £475 +26.66% 10
Hampshire 0 109 £350 -9.09% 54
Berkshire +17 82 £400 +9.58% 32
Surrey +1 74 £400 - 30
Buckinghamshire -1 42 £433 +15.33% 19
Oxfordshire +1 33 £425 +6.25% 13
East Sussex +5 29 £525 +31.25% 13
Kent +16 22 £425 +30.76% 4
Middlesex -6 4 £600 +27.65% 1
Isle of Wight - 3 £263 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 894 (90.49%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (31.48%) Java
3 246 (24.90%) HTML
4 224 (22.67%) TDD
5 218 (22.06%) CSS
6 210 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
7 195 (19.74%) SQL
8 191 (19.33%) Git (software)
9 185 (18.72%) REST
10 174 (17.61%) Kanban
11 170 (17.21%) Linux
12 169 (17.11%) JavaScript
13 147 (14.88%) C#
13 147 (14.88%) Spring
13 147 (14.88%) User Stories
14 136 (13.77%) Jenkins
14 136 (13.77%) HTML5
15 133 (13.46%) Python
16 132 (13.36%) Subversion
17 130 (13.16%) Oracle
18 127 (12.85%) Web Services
19 124 (12.55%) JSON
20 123 (12.45%) Open Source
20 123 (12.45%) Automated Testing
21 119 (12.04%) Scala
21 119 (12.04%) JIRA
22 117 (11.84%) HTTP
23 116 (11.74%) .NET
24 114 (11.54%) Web Development
25 113 (11.44%) MVC

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 66 (6.68%) Confluence
2 33 (3.34%) Apache
3 31 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 25 (2.53%) JBoss
5 24 (2.43%) CMS
6 23 (2.33%) IIS
7 21 (2.13%) SharePoint
8 15 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
10 12 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.91%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.91%) SAS
12 8 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.51%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (0.51%) Oracle Spatial
15 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 30 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.32%) MS Office
3 11 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.71%) MS Project
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) InVision
7 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.52%) Magento
2 13 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.40%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.40%) Primavera
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.30%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.10%) Maximo
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.32%) PaaS
4 11 (1.11%) Boomi
4 11 (1.11%) IaaS
5 8 (0.81%) Office 365
6 7 (0.71%) Bluemix
7 6 (0.61%) GitHub
7 6 (0.61%) SaaS
8 4 (0.40%) Force.com
8 4 (0.40%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.30%) AtomSphere
10 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.20%) Trello
10 2 (0.20%) Yammer
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.10%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 117 (11.84%) HTTP
2 25 (2.53%) DVB
3 13 (1.32%) H.323
3 13 (1.32%) Internet
3 13 (1.32%) Telepresence
4 8 (0.81%) CTI
5 6 (0.61%) Firewall
5 6 (0.61%) LDAP
5 6 (0.61%) VPN
6 5 (0.51%) SMS
7 4 (0.40%) ATM
7 4 (0.40%) LAN
7 4 (0.40%) Skype
7 4 (0.40%) WAN
8 3 (0.30%) BGP
8 3 (0.30%) DOCSIS
8 3 (0.30%) MPLS
8 3 (0.30%) OSPF
8 3 (0.30%) SSH
8 3 (0.30%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.59%) NoSQL
3 66 (6.68%) Relational Database
4 37 (3.74%) MongoDB
5 33 (3.34%) MySQL
6 29 (2.94%) Big Data
7 27 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 27 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 18 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 18 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.11%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.11%) HBase
12 11 (1.11%) MS Access
12 11 (1.11%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 191 (19.33%) Git (software)
2 136 (13.77%) Jenkins
3 132 (13.36%) Subversion
4 119 (12.04%) JIRA
5 112 (11.34%) JUnit
6 95 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 85 (8.60%) Selenium
8 50 (5.06%) Visual Studio
9 34 (3.44%) SpecFlow
10 31 (3.14%) Cucumber
11 30 (3.04%) Maven
12 22 (2.23%) SoapUI
13 20 (2.02%) WebDriver
14 16 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (1.62%) Gradle
15 14 (1.42%) Ant
16 13 (1.32%) Eclipse
17 12 (1.21%) Grunt
17 12 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
18 11 (1.11%) Checkstyle
General
1 96 (9.72%) Finance
2 46 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 42 (4.25%) Publishing
4 23 (2.33%) Banking
5 22 (2.23%) Retail
6 15 (1.52%) Marketing
7 6 (0.61%) Games
8 5 (0.51%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.40%) Back Office
9 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.30%) Automotive
10 3 (0.30%) Billing
11 2 (0.20%) Advertising
11 2 (0.20%) Electronics
11 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.10%) Legal
12 1 (0.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 398 (40.28%) Developer
2 143 (14.47%) Java Developer
3 137 (13.87%) Analyst
4 79 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 78 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 66 (6.68%) Scrum Master
7 63 (6.38%) Agile Developer
8 62 (6.28%) Scala Developer
9 57 (5.77%) Senior Developer
10 44 (4.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 42 (4.25%) .NET Developer
12 39 (3.95%) C# Developer
12 39 (3.95%) Test Analyst
13 38 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
13 38 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
14 36 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
15 35 (3.54%) Software Engineer
15 35 (3.54%) Tester
16 33 (3.34%) Consultant
17 32 (3.24%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (24.90%) HTML
2 218 (22.06%) CSS
3 185 (18.72%) REST
4 147 (14.88%) Spring
5 136 (13.77%) HTML5
6 127 (12.85%) Web Services
7 124 (12.55%) JSON
8 116 (11.74%) .NET
9 111 (11.23%) XML
10 109 (11.03%) CSS3
11 88 (8.91%) Ajax
12 84 (8.50%) RESTful
13 73 (7.39%) Ruby on Rails
14 72 (7.29%) Play Framework
15 69 (6.98%) Django
16 67 (6.78%) SOAP
17 64 (6.48%) Node.js
18 63 (6.38%) jQuery
19 61 (6.17%) Guice
20 53 (5.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.11%) User Experience
2 56 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.83%) MPEG
5 27 (2.73%) DTV
6 25 (2.53%) STB
7 20 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.11%) Smart Meter
10 9 (0.91%) Fintech
11 8 (0.81%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.71%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (0.71%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.51%) Animation
13 5 (0.51%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.51%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.51%) iPad
13 5 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 170 (17.21%) Linux
2 54 (5.47%) Windows
3 46 (4.66%) Unix
4 19 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.11%) Android
6 11 (1.11%) CentOS
6 11 (1.11%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.30%) Solaris
10 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.20%) VMS
12 1 (0.10%) Debian
12 1 (0.10%) Fedora
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 894 (90.49%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (22.67%) TDD
3 210 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
4 174 (17.61%) Kanban
5 147 (14.88%) User Stories
6 123 (12.45%) Automated Testing
6 123 (12.45%) Open Source
7 114 (11.54%) Web Development
8 113 (11.44%) MVC
9 111 (11.23%) BDD
10 93 (9.41%) Project Management
11 88 (8.91%) Waterfall
12 80 (8.10%) E-Commerce
13 78 (7.89%) SDLC
14 76 (7.69%) Software Engineering
15 75 (7.59%) DevOps
16 69 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
17 65 (6.58%) Configuration Management
18 64 (6.48%) Web Design
19 62 (6.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 311 (31.48%) Java
2 195 (19.74%) SQL
3 169 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 147 (14.88%) C#
5 133 (13.46%) Python
6 119 (12.04%) Scala
7 97 (9.82%) Ruby
8 63 (6.38%) PHP
9 59 (5.97%) C++
10 44 (4.45%) T-SQL
11 43 (4.35%) C
12 33 (3.34%) PL/SQL
13 24 (2.43%) Shell Script
14 23 (2.33%) VB
15 22 (2.23%) VB6
16 21 (2.13%) PowerShell
17 17 (1.72%) F#
18 16 (1.62%) Embedded C++
18 16 (1.62%) Perl
19 15 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 57 (5.77%) Degree
3 55 (5.57%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 17 (1.72%) ISEB
6 11 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.81%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.61%) PMP
10 5 (0.51%) CCNP
10 5 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.51%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.30%) CLAS
13 2 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
13 2 (0.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.17%) QA
2 11 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.91%) FedRAMP
4 9 (0.91%) SLA
5 4 (0.40%) SDET
5 4 (0.40%) WCAG
6 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.20%) RMADS
8 1 (0.10%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 21 (2.13%) Docker
2 6 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.61%) vSphere
3 5 (0.51%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.30%) KVM
5 2 (0.20%) HDFS
5 2 (0.20%) oVirt
5 2 (0.20%) RHEV
6 1 (0.10%) Firmware
6 1 (0.10%) GeoWebCache
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.10%) Postfix
6 1 (0.10%) qmail
6 1 (0.10%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.10%) Varnish
6 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (2.94%) Puppet
2 10 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.61%) Ansible
3 6 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.30%) Oozie
4 3 (0.30%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.30%) OpenIDM
4 3 (0.30%) SCOM
4 3 (0.30%) vRealize
5 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.10%) cPanel
6 1 (0.10%) Grafana
6 1 (0.10%) Graphite
6 1 (0.10%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.10%) logstash
6 1 (0.10%) Packer
6 1 (0.10%) Salt
6 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 130 (13.16%) Oracle
2 84 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 63 (6.38%) Google
4 20 (2.02%) hybris
4 20 (2.02%) IBM
5 19 (1.92%) SAP
6 16 (1.62%) HP
7 15 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.32%) Sitecore
9 12 (1.21%) Adobe
9 12 (1.21%) Dell
9 12 (1.21%) Talend
10 9 (0.91%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.91%) Cloudera
10 9 (0.91%) New Relic
11 8 (0.81%) AppDynamics
11 8 (0.81%) Dynatrace
11 8 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.71%) VMware
13 6 (0.61%) Serena
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Revolution Technology
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago