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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 35 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 448 402 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.70% 4.37% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 5.86% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 288 246
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
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
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -2 99 £375 +2.73% 24
Berkshire -7 79 £410 +17.21% 53
Surrey -4 77 £425 +13.33% 39
Oxfordshire +13 52 £400 +14.28% 16
Buckinghamshire -4 52 £425 +6.25% 17
West Sussex +19 40 £375 -9.09% 20
East Sussex -7 25 £363 -19.44% 7
Kent -1 12 £325 -13.33% 16
Middlesex +7 8 £443 +5.67%
Sussex +4 1 £375 -9.63%
Isle of Wight - 1 £220 - 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 842 (92.22%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (32.64%) TDD
3 236 (25.85%) .NET
4 230 (25.19%) C#
5 225 (24.64%) JavaScript
6 194 (21.25%) Java
7 190 (20.81%) HTML
8 164 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
9 154 (16.87%) Git (software)
10 153 (16.76%) SQL
11 149 (16.32%) BDD
12 148 (16.21%) Web Services
13 142 (15.55%) Linux
14 141 (15.44%) Finance
15 140 (15.33%) CSS
16 137 (15.01%) MVC
17 121 (13.25%) Oracle
18 117 (12.81%) Microsoft
18 117 (12.81%) Jenkins
19 116 (12.71%) ASP.NET
20 114 (12.49%) AngularJS
21 113 (12.38%) Selenium
22 105 (11.50%) Windows
23 104 (11.39%) SQL Server
24 100 (10.95%) User Stories
25 98 (10.73%) Kanban
26 96 (10.51%) Subversion
27 93 (10.19%) Cucumber
28 91 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
29 89 (9.75%) OO

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 56 (6.13%) Node.js
2 38 (4.16%) WebLogic
3 32 (3.50%) Apache
4 31 (3.40%) CMS
5 25 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (1.31%) Confluence
7 12 (1.31%) JBoss
7 12 (1.31%) Oracle Spatial
8 11 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.66%) IIS
10 6 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.66%) WordPress
10 6 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.33%) Drupal
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.33%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 34 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.64%) RoboHelp
2 15 (1.64%) FrameMaker
3 12 (1.31%) MS Office
4 10 (1.10%) MS Project
5 6 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 23 (2.52%) Magento
2 13 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.22%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.22%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.88%) SaaS
4 4 (0.44%) GitHub
5 3 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.11%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Office 365
7 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.26%) Internet
2 23 (2.52%) HTTP
3 7 (0.77%) DAB
4 6 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.44%) SMS
5 4 (0.44%) AMQP
6 3 (0.33%) Network Security
6 3 (0.33%) Intranet
7 2 (0.22%) Firewall
7 2 (0.22%) SSH
7 2 (0.22%) NFC
7 2 (0.22%) RIP
7 2 (0.22%) SNMP
7 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.22%) VPN
7 2 (0.22%) SSL
7 2 (0.22%) MPLS
7 2 (0.22%) OSPF
7 2 (0.22%) BGP
7 2 (0.22%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 59 (6.46%) Relational Database
3 52 (5.70%) MySQL
4 42 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 30 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 25 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (2.74%) MongoDB
9 24 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (2.08%) Big Data
11 16 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.20%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.88%) OLAP
16 8 (0.88%) OLAP Cube
17 6 (0.66%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 154 (16.87%) Git (software)
2 117 (12.81%) Jenkins
3 113 (12.38%) Selenium
4 96 (10.51%) Subversion
5 93 (10.19%) Cucumber
6 91 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 67 (7.34%) JIRA
8 59 (6.46%) Visual Studio
9 44 (4.82%) JUnit
10 30 (3.29%) WebDriver
11 24 (2.63%) TeamCity
12 23 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 23 (2.52%) Maven
13 21 (2.30%) Ant
13 21 (2.30%) NUnit
14 20 (2.19%) Mockito
15 18 (1.97%) PHPUnit
16 17 (1.86%) MSBuild
16 17 (1.86%) RSpec
17 15 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 141 (15.44%) Finance
2 27 (2.96%) Banking
3 25 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.74%) Games
4 22 (2.41%) Retail
5 14 (1.53%) Marketing
6 8 (0.88%) Automotive
7 7 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.77%) Back Office
8 6 (0.66%) Publishing
9 5 (0.55%) Billing
9 5 (0.55%) Advertising
10 4 (0.44%) Electronics
11 3 (0.33%) Military
12 2 (0.22%) Danish Language
12 2 (0.22%) German Language
12 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.22%) Norwegian Language
12 2 (0.22%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.11%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 374 (40.96%) Developer
2 161 (17.63%) Analyst
3 94 (10.30%) Business Analyst
4 88 (9.64%) .NET Developer
5 70 (7.67%) ScrumMaster
6 62 (6.79%) C# Developer
7 59 (6.46%) Project Manager
8 54 (5.91%) Java Developer
9 51 (5.59%) Test Analyst
10 49 (5.37%) Agile Business Analyst
11 47 (5.15%) Software Engineer
12 41 (4.49%) Senior Developer
13 40 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
14 33 (3.61%) Web Developer
15 30 (3.29%) Architect
16 29 (3.18%) Tester
17 27 (2.96%) PHP Developer
18 24 (2.63%) iOS Developer
19 22 (2.41%) ASP.NET Developer
20 21 (2.30%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (25.85%) .NET
2 190 (20.81%) HTML
3 148 (16.21%) Web Services
4 140 (15.33%) CSS
5 116 (12.71%) ASP.NET
6 114 (12.49%) AngularJS
7 86 (9.42%) jQuery
8 75 (8.21%) HTML5
9 73 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (7.56%) RESTful
11 66 (7.23%) XML
12 60 (6.57%) SOAP
12 60 (6.57%) Spring
13 56 (6.13%) WCF
14 52 (5.70%) REST
15 42 (4.60%) KnockoutJS
16 39 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 39 (4.27%) JSON
17 38 (4.16%) J2EE
18 37 (4.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.89%) User Experience
2 55 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.70%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.19%) iPhone
5 19 (2.08%) GIS
6 16 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.42%) Online Games
9 12 (1.31%) Visualisation
10 11 (1.20%) iPad
11 8 (0.88%) Social Media
11 8 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (0.77%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.77%) Blog
12 7 (0.77%) Psychology
12 7 (0.77%) Clustering
13 6 (0.66%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.66%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 142 (15.55%) Linux
2 105 (11.50%) Windows
3 63 (6.90%) UNIX
4 42 (4.60%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.74%) Android
6 13 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.20%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.44%) Solaris
10 4 (0.44%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.33%) MVS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 842 (92.22%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (32.64%) TDD
3 164 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
4 149 (16.32%) BDD
5 137 (15.01%) MVC
6 100 (10.95%) User Stories
7 98 (10.73%) Kanban
8 89 (9.75%) OO
9 79 (8.65%) Automated Testing
10 78 (8.54%) Software Engineering
11 71 (7.78%) Web Development
12 68 (7.45%) E-Commerce
12 68 (7.45%) Project Management
13 61 (6.68%) Test Scripting
14 58 (6.35%) Configuration Management
15 57 (6.24%) Unit Testing
15 57 (6.24%) Waterfall
16 53 (5.81%) UML
17 52 (5.70%) PRINCE2
17 52 (5.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 230 (25.19%) C#
2 225 (24.64%) JavaScript
3 194 (21.25%) Java
4 153 (16.76%) SQL
5 60 (6.57%) PHP
6 54 (5.91%) Python
7 48 (5.26%) C++
8 33 (3.61%) Objective-C
9 32 (3.50%) Ruby
10 30 (3.29%) T-SQL
11 20 (2.19%) C
11 20 (2.19%) Scala
12 18 (1.97%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.75%) PHP5
14 15 (1.64%) C++/CLI
14 15 (1.64%) Perl
15 13 (1.42%) PowerShell
16 9 (0.99%) XQuery
16 9 (0.99%) VC++
16 9 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 40 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.07%) ISEB
3 28 (3.07%) Degree
4 14 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (1.10%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.99%) MCTS
6 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.66%) MCSA
8 5 (0.55%) PMP
8 5 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.33%) PhD
9 3 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.22%) MCITP
11 1 (0.11%) CISM
11 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.11%) CISSP
11 1 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.56%) QA
2 8 (0.88%) SLA
3 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.44%) Docker
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (3.72%) Puppet
2 22 (2.41%) Vagrant
3 16 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (0.66%) SCCM
7 2 (0.22%) Ansible
7 2 (0.22%) SELinux
7 2 (0.22%) Mesos
8 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 121 (13.25%) Oracle
2 117 (12.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (1.86%) VMware
4 15 (1.64%) SAP
5 14 (1.53%) Apple
6 13 (1.42%) Perforce
7 12 (1.31%) Adobe
8 11 (1.20%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.10%) WSO2
10 9 (0.99%) Google
11 8 (0.88%) Zend
11 8 (0.88%) Telerik
11 8 (0.88%) HP
12 7 (0.77%) IBM
12 7 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.77%) Twitter
13 6 (0.66%) Facebook
13 6 (0.66%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.66%) Informatica
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + Double Pay OT
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Agile Recruitment
Rate: based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £435 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McLaren Racing
Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 days ago