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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 25 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 589 453 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.62% 4.74% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.14% 5.93% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 314 266
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 £303 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 3
Median hourly rate £52.50 £28.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -34.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+13.56% +1.60%
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
7237 7644 6847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.32% 79.97% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4372 4547 3766
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 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 246 249
Median hourly rate £38.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +10 133 £350 -6.66% 39
West Sussex +15 122 £485 +38.57% 11
Surrey +11 89 £400 -4.76% 24
Berkshire +6 83 £400 - 42
Oxfordshire +9 52 £450 +12.50% 17
Buckinghamshire +5 42 £425 +3.03% 21
East Sussex +12 28 £525 +42.37% 6
Kent +11 20 £425 +30.76% 7
Middlesex -7 3 £450 +1.69%
Isle of Wight - 3 £263 - 2
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 971 (91.09%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (32.93%) Java
3 258 (24.20%) HTML
4 237 (22.23%) TDD
5 225 (21.11%) CSS
6 224 (21.01%) Kanban
7 223 (20.92%) SQL
8 212 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
9 198 (18.57%) Git (software)
10 194 (18.20%) JavaScript
11 184 (17.26%) REST
12 170 (15.95%) Spring
13 163 (15.29%) Jenkins
14 159 (14.92%) User Stories
15 155 (14.54%) Linux
16 152 (14.26%) C#
17 150 (14.07%) JSON
18 138 (12.95%) JUnit
18 138 (12.95%) Subversion
18 138 (12.95%) HTML5
19 135 (12.66%) Open Source
19 135 (12.66%) Web Services
20 133 (12.48%) JIRA
21 129 (12.10%) Scala
21 129 (12.10%) .NET
22 127 (11.91%) BDD
23 126 (11.82%) Oracle
24 124 (11.63%) XML
25 122 (11.44%) Automated Testing
26 120 (11.26%) Web Development

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 72 (6.75%) Confluence
2 51 (4.78%) Tomcat
3 37 (3.47%) Apache
4 31 (2.91%) CMS
5 25 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 24 (2.25%) IIS
6 24 (2.25%) JBoss
7 22 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (1.22%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.13%) Apache Spark
11 11 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.84%) SAS
13 8 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 5 (0.47%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
16 5 (0.47%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 27 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.50%) MS Office
3 12 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.66%) MS Project
6 1 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.094%) InVision
6 1 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.69%) Magento
2 9 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.47%) Primavera
4 3 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.094%) Maximo
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 88 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.06%) GitHub
4 20 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.59%) PaaS
6 15 (1.41%) IaaS
7 11 (1.03%) Boomi
8 10 (0.94%) Office 365
9 7 (0.66%) Bluemix
9 7 (0.66%) SaaS
10 4 (0.38%) Force.com
10 4 (0.38%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.28%) AtomSphere
12 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.19%) Trello
12 2 (0.19%) Yammer
13 1 (0.094%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.094%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.094%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (10.13%) HTTP
2 21 (1.97%) DVB
3 11 (1.03%) Internet
4 10 (0.94%) LDAP
5 8 (0.75%) CTI
6 5 (0.47%) H.323
6 5 (0.47%) SMS
6 5 (0.47%) Telepresence
6 5 (0.47%) VPN
7 4 (0.38%) ATM
7 4 (0.38%) Firewall
7 4 (0.38%) Skype
8 3 (0.28%) SAN
8 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.19%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.19%) Broadband
9 2 (0.19%) LAN
9 2 (0.19%) RIP
9 2 (0.19%) SNMP
9 2 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.13%) NoSQL
3 62 (5.82%) Relational Database
4 61 (5.72%) MongoDB
5 33 (3.10%) MySQL
6 29 (2.72%) Big Data
7 26 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (1.97%) Couchbase
8 21 (1.97%) Hadoop
8 21 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (1.78%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (1.31%) Apache Hive
16 13 (1.22%) HBase
16 13 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 198 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 163 (15.29%) Jenkins
3 138 (12.95%) JUnit
3 138 (12.95%) Subversion
4 133 (12.48%) JIRA
5 103 (9.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 94 (8.82%) Selenium
7 52 (4.88%) Visual Studio
8 51 (4.78%) Cucumber
8 51 (4.78%) Maven
9 37 (3.47%) SpecFlow
10 32 (3.00%) Mockito
11 24 (2.25%) WebDriver
12 23 (2.16%) SoapUI
13 19 (1.78%) Spock
14 18 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (1.59%) Gradle
16 16 (1.50%) Grunt
17 15 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
18 14 (1.31%) Eclipse
General
1 108 (10.13%) Finance
2 52 (4.88%) Publishing
3 46 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 27 (2.53%) Retail
5 25 (2.35%) Banking
6 13 (1.22%) Marketing
7 7 (0.66%) Games
8 5 (0.47%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.28%) Automotive
10 3 (0.28%) Back Office
10 3 (0.28%) Billing
10 3 (0.28%) Electronics
10 3 (0.28%) Law
10 3 (0.28%) Legal
10 3 (0.28%) Military
11 2 (0.19%) Advertising
11 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.094%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 434 (40.71%) Developer
2 164 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 140 (13.13%) Analyst
4 81 (7.60%) Business Analyst
5 80 (7.50%) Scrum Master
6 78 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 74 (6.94%) Agile Developer
8 64 (6.00%) Scala Developer
9 56 (5.25%) Senior Developer
10 44 (4.13%) .NET Developer
10 44 (4.13%) Agile Java Developer
11 41 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 40 (3.75%) Tester
13 38 (3.56%) C# Developer
13 38 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 37 (3.47%) Test Analyst
15 35 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
15 35 (3.28%) PHP Developer
16 33 (3.10%) Software Engineer
17 32 (3.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (24.20%) HTML
2 225 (21.11%) CSS
3 184 (17.26%) REST
4 170 (15.95%) Spring
5 150 (14.07%) JSON
6 138 (12.95%) HTML5
7 135 (12.66%) Web Services
8 129 (12.10%) .NET
9 124 (11.63%) XML
10 114 (10.69%) CSS3
11 102 (9.57%) RESTful
12 90 (8.44%) Ajax
13 76 (7.13%) AngularJS
14 73 (6.85%) Play Framework
15 70 (6.57%) Ruby on Rails
15 70 (6.57%) SOAP
16 68 (6.38%) Django
17 66 (6.19%) Node.js
18 65 (6.10%) jQuery
19 61 (5.72%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 88 (8.26%) User Experience
2 63 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.16%) MPEG
5 22 (2.06%) Digital TV
6 21 (1.97%) STB
7 20 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.03%) Smart Meter
10 10 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (0.84%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.75%) Fintech
13 7 (0.66%) Cryptography
13 7 (0.66%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.56%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.56%) iPad
15 5 (0.47%) Blog
15 5 (0.47%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 155 (14.54%) Linux
2 48 (4.50%) Unix
3 47 (4.41%) Windows
4 20 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (1.41%) CentOS
6 13 (1.22%) Android
6 13 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.75%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.56%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.28%) Solaris
11 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.19%) VMS
13 1 (0.094%) Debian
13 1 (0.094%) Fedora
13 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 971 (91.09%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (22.23%) TDD
3 224 (21.01%) Kanban
4 212 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
5 159 (14.92%) User Stories
6 135 (12.66%) Open Source
7 127 (11.91%) BDD
8 122 (11.44%) Automated Testing
9 120 (11.26%) Web Development
10 114 (10.69%) MVC
11 111 (10.41%) Project Management
12 91 (8.54%) SDLC
13 89 (8.35%) E-Commerce
14 88 (8.26%) Waterfall
15 85 (7.97%) DevOps
16 78 (7.32%) Software Engineering
17 71 (6.66%) Mentoring
18 68 (6.38%) Configuration Management
19 66 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
19 66 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 351 (32.93%) Java
2 223 (20.92%) SQL
3 194 (18.20%) JavaScript
4 152 (14.26%) C#
5 129 (12.10%) Scala
6 119 (11.16%) Python
7 95 (8.91%) Ruby
8 62 (5.82%) PHP
9 61 (5.72%) C++
10 45 (4.22%) C
11 43 (4.03%) T-SQL
12 34 (3.19%) PL/SQL
13 27 (2.53%) Shell Script
14 26 (2.44%) PowerShell
15 24 (2.25%) VB
16 22 (2.06%) F#
16 22 (2.06%) VB6
17 18 (1.69%) Perl
18 15 (1.41%) Bash Shell
18 15 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 59 (5.53%) SC Cleared
3 58 (5.44%) Degree
4 23 (2.16%) ISEB
5 19 (1.78%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.84%) CCNP
8 9 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.84%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.75%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.66%) PMP
11 6 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.56%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.38%) CLAS
14 3 (0.28%) CISSP
14 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.19%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.38%) QA
2 14 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.94%) SLA
4 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.38%) SDET
5 4 (0.38%) WCAG
6 2 (0.19%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.19%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.19%) RMADS
7 1 (0.094%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.094%) EFQM
7 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (2.06%) Docker
2 7 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.56%) vSphere
4 5 (0.47%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.28%) KVM
7 2 (0.19%) HDFS
7 2 (0.19%) oVirt
7 2 (0.19%) RHEV
8 1 (0.094%) Firmware
8 1 (0.094%) GeoWebCache
8 1 (0.094%) NFS
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.094%) Postfix
8 1 (0.094%) qmail
8 1 (0.094%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.094%) Varnish
8 1 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.094%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (2.81%) Puppet
2 10 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.56%) Ansible
3 6 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.38%) OpenAM
4 4 (0.38%) OpenIDM
5 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.28%) Oozie
5 3 (0.28%) SCOM
6 2 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.19%) SCCM
7 1 (0.094%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.094%) Cacti
7 1 (0.094%) logstash
7 1 (0.094%) Nagios
7 1 (0.094%) Netcool
7 1 (0.094%) Plesk
7 1 (0.094%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.094%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.094%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 126 (11.82%) Oracle
2 84 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 63 (5.91%) Google
4 23 (2.16%) hybris
5 20 (1.88%) IBM
5 20 (1.88%) SAP
6 16 (1.50%) Sitecore
7 15 (1.41%) HP
7 15 (1.41%) Talend
8 14 (1.31%) New Relic
9 13 (1.22%) AppDynamics
9 13 (1.22%) Dynatrace
10 12 (1.13%) Dell
10 12 (1.13%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.03%) Cloudera
12 10 (0.94%) Adobe
12 10 (0.94%) ServiceNow
13 9 (0.84%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.75%) Pega
15 6 (0.56%) Twitter
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, Sussex
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £52,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £43,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £550 - £551 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £450.0 - £550.0 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago