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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 24 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 527 474 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.81% 5.01% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 6.28% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 268 263
Median daily rate £446 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 3
Median hourly rate £44.25 £47.00 £12.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.85% +266.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.21%
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
6198 7544 7563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.10% 79.73% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3669 4446 4233
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 317 288
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +68.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -2 111 £450 +20.00% 31
Berkshire +6 104 £413 +5.76% 27
Buckinghamshire +22 86 £400 -8.57% 8
Surrey +23 73 £450 +9.09% 14
Oxfordshire +25 51 £538 +19.44% 21
West Sussex +5 51 £415 -7.77% 9
East Sussex +4 17 £380 -24.00% 8
Kent +1 12 £413 +20.43% 5
Middlesex -2 9 £375 +8.69%
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1071 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (32.98%) Java
3 266 (23.46%) JavaScript
4 262 (23.10%) TDD
5 260 (22.93%) Kanban
6 230 (20.28%) HTML
7 225 (19.84%) SQL
8 204 (17.99%) Continuous Integration
9 192 (16.93%) CSS
10 185 (16.31%) User Stories
11 170 (14.99%) Jenkins
12 169 (14.90%) Spring
13 167 (14.73%) Git (software)
14 162 (14.29%) JIRA
15 161 (14.20%) Web Services
16 152 (13.40%) .NET
17 150 (13.23%) C#
18 146 (12.87%) AngularJS
19 141 (12.43%) BDD
20 139 (12.26%) Finance
21 138 (12.17%) Selenium
22 133 (11.73%) XML
22 133 (11.73%) Linux
23 131 (11.55%) Oracle
24 123 (10.85%) JUnit
25 122 (10.76%) Project Management
26 120 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
27 110 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
27 110 (9.70%) Security Cleared
27 110 (9.70%) SDLC

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 78 (6.88%) Tomcat
2 67 (5.91%) Confluence
3 53 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (3.88%) CMS
5 41 (3.62%) Apache
6 38 (3.35%) JBoss
7 34 (3.00%) SharePoint
8 27 (2.38%) WebSphere
9 26 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 22 (1.94%) IIS
11 15 (1.32%) WebSphere Process Server
12 13 (1.15%) Apache Spark
12 13 (1.15%) Drupal
12 13 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (0.88%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.79%) Jetty
14 9 (0.79%) nginx
15 8 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.71%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 41 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.56%) MS Office
3 14 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.62%) MS Project
8 2 (0.18%) InVision
9 1 (0.088%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (1.85%) Magento
2 15 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.35%) Primavera
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.088%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 120 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (5.29%) GitHub
4 46 (4.06%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (3.00%) PaaS
6 25 (2.20%) IaaS
7 14 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
10 8 (0.71%) Office 365
11 6 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
11 6 (0.53%) SaaS
12 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.44%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.35%) Force.com
14 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.18%) Yammer
15 1 (0.088%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.06%) HTTP
2 21 (1.85%) LDAP
3 17 (1.50%) Internet
4 14 (1.23%) Firewall
5 12 (1.06%) Intranet
6 11 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.79%) DVB
8 7 (0.62%) Extranet
9 6 (0.53%) VPN
10 5 (0.44%) LAN
11 4 (0.35%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.35%) SSL
12 3 (0.26%) 802.15
12 3 (0.26%) RFID
12 3 (0.26%) Wireless
12 3 (0.26%) ZigBee
13 2 (0.18%) AMQP
13 2 (0.18%) MPLS
13 2 (0.18%) SSH
13 2 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 94 (8.29%) MongoDB
3 70 (6.17%) NoSQL
4 45 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 41 (3.62%) MySQL
6 39 (3.44%) Big Data
6 39 (3.44%) Couchbase
7 37 (3.26%) Hadoop
8 33 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (2.38%) Oracle Database
10 22 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.41%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.15%) HBase
14 13 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 170 (14.99%) Jenkins
2 167 (14.73%) Git (software)
3 162 (14.29%) JIRA
4 138 (12.17%) Selenium
5 123 (10.85%) JUnit
6 110 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 106 (9.35%) Maven
8 93 (8.20%) Cucumber
9 72 (6.35%) Subversion
10 68 (6.00%) Mockito
11 54 (4.76%) Visual Studio
12 45 (3.97%) Gradle
13 44 (3.88%) SpecFlow
14 39 (3.44%) SoapUI
15 38 (3.35%) Spock
16 32 (2.82%) WebDriver
17 31 (2.73%) Eclipse
18 30 (2.65%) TeamCity
19 21 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 20 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 139 (12.26%) Finance
2 68 (6.00%) Publishing
3 38 (3.35%) Retail
4 32 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.56%) Banking
6 21 (1.85%) Marketing
7 15 (1.32%) Games
8 11 (0.97%) Military
9 9 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.62%) Legal
11 6 (0.53%) Advertising
11 6 (0.53%) Electronics
12 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.26%) Automotive
12 3 (0.26%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.18%) Back Office
13 2 (0.18%) Billing
13 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.088%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 472 (41.62%) Developer
2 179 (15.78%) Java Developer
3 136 (11.99%) Analyst
4 119 (10.49%) Scrum Master
5 85 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 73 (6.44%) Project Manager
7 72 (6.35%) Agile Developer
8 63 (5.56%) Tester
9 49 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
10 48 (4.23%) Architect
10 48 (4.23%) Automation Tester
11 45 (3.97%) Software Engineer
12 43 (3.79%) Senior Developer
13 42 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
14 39 (3.44%) Software Developer
15 37 (3.26%) C# Developer
16 36 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
17 35 (3.09%) Test Analyst
18 30 (2.65%) .NET Developer
18 30 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (20.28%) HTML
2 192 (16.93%) CSS
3 169 (14.90%) Spring
4 161 (14.20%) Web Services
5 152 (13.40%) .NET
6 146 (12.87%) AngularJS
7 133 (11.73%) XML
8 109 (9.61%) JSON
9 108 (9.52%) RESTful
10 101 (8.91%) HTML5
10 101 (8.91%) REST
11 82 (7.23%) J2EE
12 67 (5.91%) CSS3
12 67 (5.91%) SOAP
13 65 (5.73%) jQuery
14 57 (5.03%) Node.js
15 52 (4.59%) JMS
16 51 (4.50%) ASP.NET
17 50 (4.41%) Java EE
18 49 (4.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.70%) User Experience
2 55 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 27 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 24 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 20 (1.76%) Visualisation
7 19 (1.68%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.50%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.97%) Algorithms
10 11 (0.97%) Data Centre
10 11 (0.97%) Digital TV
10 11 (0.97%) MPEG
10 11 (0.97%) N-Tier
10 11 (0.97%) Replication
11 10 (0.88%) STB
12 9 (0.79%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.71%) CMDB
13 8 (0.71%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 133 (11.73%) Linux
2 58 (5.11%) Windows
3 49 (4.32%) Unix
4 30 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.29%) Android
6 21 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.97%) CentOS
8 7 (0.62%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.53%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.18%) AIX
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.088%) Debian
12 1 (0.088%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.088%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.088%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1071 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (23.10%) TDD
3 260 (22.93%) Kanban
4 204 (17.99%) Continuous Integration
5 185 (16.31%) User Stories
6 141 (12.43%) BDD
7 122 (10.76%) Project Management
8 110 (9.70%) SDLC
9 109 (9.61%) Software Engineering
10 97 (8.55%) DevOps
11 94 (8.29%) Web Development
12 87 (7.67%) Automated Testing
12 87 (7.67%) MVC
13 75 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 75 (6.61%) E-Commerce
13 75 (6.61%) Open Source
14 72 (6.35%) Waterfall
15 70 (6.17%) Migration
15 70 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 64 (5.64%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 374 (32.98%) Java
2 266 (23.46%) JavaScript
3 225 (19.84%) SQL
4 150 (13.23%) C#
5 87 (7.67%) C++
6 82 (7.23%) Python
7 77 (6.79%) Scala
8 58 (5.11%) Ruby
9 49 (4.32%) PHP
10 44 (3.88%) C
11 33 (2.91%) PL/SQL
12 30 (2.65%) Shell Script
13 29 (2.56%) T-SQL
14 28 (2.47%) VB.NET
15 27 (2.38%) F#
16 26 (2.29%) PowerShell
17 23 (2.03%) Groovy
18 22 (1.94%) Perl
19 17 (1.50%) Bash Shell
20 15 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 110 (9.70%) Security Cleared
2 81 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 74 (6.53%) Degree
4 38 (3.35%) ISEB
5 30 (2.65%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.71%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.53%) CCNP
10 6 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.53%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.53%) PMP
11 3 (0.26%) MCITP
12 2 (0.18%) IRCA
12 2 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.088%) CISSP
13 1 (0.088%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (7.14%) QA
2 14 (1.23%) SLA
3 12 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.62%) WCAG
5 6 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.35%) SDET
6 4 (0.35%) WAI
7 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.18%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.088%) EFQM
9 1 (0.088%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.088%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (1.59%) Docker
2 16 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.35%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.35%) vSphere
6 3 (0.26%) Firmware
7 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.18%) HDFS
7 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.088%) vCloud
8 1 (0.088%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (3.09%) Puppet
2 20 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.62%) Ansible
5 6 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.44%) OpenAM
6 5 (0.44%) OpenIDM
7 4 (0.35%) Terraform
8 3 (0.26%) Oozie
8 3 (0.26%) SCCM
9 2 (0.18%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.18%) logstash
10 1 (0.088%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.088%) Control-M
10 1 (0.088%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.088%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.088%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.088%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.088%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 131 (11.55%) Oracle
2 99 (8.73%) Microsoft
3 28 (2.47%) HP
4 27 (2.38%) Sitecore
5 25 (2.20%) VMware
6 22 (1.94%) Atlassian
7 20 (1.76%) CA
8 19 (1.68%) hybris
9 17 (1.50%) CA Agile Central
9 17 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.41%) BMC
11 15 (1.32%) ServiceNow
11 15 (1.32%) Splunk
12 12 (1.06%) SAP
13 11 (0.97%) Talend
13 11 (0.97%) Twitter
14 10 (0.88%) Apple
14 10 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
15 9 (0.79%) Cisco
15 9 (0.79%) Remedy
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