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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / South East
Rank 24 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 497 401 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.79% 4.79% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.45% 5.98% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 247 237
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £301 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £16.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

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
5882 6705 7068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.39% 80.01% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3459 4007 3902
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 289 242
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +10 106 £413 +5.76% 35
Hampshire -3 93 £450 +20.00% 46
Buckinghamshire +18 87 £375 - 14
Surrey +32 68 £450 +9.09% 24
West Sussex +12 54 £425 -5.55% 6
Oxfordshire +20 46 £550 +2.32% 21
Kent +5 19 £413 +65.00% 6
East Sussex -1 11 £369 -7.81% 7
Middlesex 0 6 £348 +0.72%
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 988 (94.36%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (31.04%) Java
3 245 (23.40%) TDD
4 230 (21.97%) JavaScript
5 205 (19.58%) HTML
6 200 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
7 191 (18.24%) Kanban
8 176 (16.81%) User Stories
9 172 (16.43%) CSS
10 171 (16.33%) SQL
11 156 (14.90%) Git (software)
12 153 (14.61%) JIRA
13 147 (14.04%) Jenkins
14 144 (13.75%) Spring
15 140 (13.37%) Finance
16 138 (13.18%) C#
17 137 (13.09%) Web Services
18 135 (12.89%) AngularJS
19 129 (12.32%) .NET
20 127 (12.13%) Selenium
21 123 (11.75%) Oracle
22 122 (11.65%) BDD
23 116 (11.08%) Linux
24 113 (10.79%) Project Management
25 110 (10.51%) XML
26 106 (10.12%) Software Engineering
27 102 (9.74%) Security Cleared
28 98 (9.36%) RESTful
29 94 (8.98%) REST
29 94 (8.98%) JUnit

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 63 (6.02%) Tomcat
2 56 (5.35%) Confluence
3 42 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
4 38 (3.63%) JBoss
5 37 (3.53%) Apache
6 36 (3.44%) CMS
7 35 (3.34%) SharePoint
8 29 (2.77%) WebSphere
9 21 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
10 18 (1.72%) WebSphere Process Server
11 16 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (1.43%) Apache Spark
13 14 (1.34%) Drupal
14 12 (1.15%) IIS
15 10 (0.96%) Alfresco
15 10 (0.96%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.86%) Jetty
16 9 (0.86%) nginx
17 7 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 7 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.96%) MS Office
3 18 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.62%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.96%) MS Project
8 3 (0.29%) InVision
9 1 (0.096%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (1.62%) Magento
2 16 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.096%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.096%) Primavera
7 1 (0.096%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 88 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (4.78%) GitHub
4 32 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (2.96%) PaaS
6 21 (2.01%) IaaS
7 14 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.96%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (0.86%) SaaS
11 7 (0.67%) Office 365
12 6 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.57%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.38%) Force.com
15 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.19%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
16 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
16 1 (0.096%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.35%) HTTP
2 17 (1.62%) Internet
3 14 (1.34%) Firewall
4 13 (1.24%) LDAP
5 12 (1.15%) Intranet
6 10 (0.96%) DVB
7 9 (0.86%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.67%) Extranet
9 5 (0.48%) LAN
10 4 (0.38%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.38%) SSL
10 4 (0.38%) VPN
11 3 (0.29%) 802.15
11 3 (0.29%) RFID
11 3 (0.29%) Wireless
11 3 (0.29%) ZigBee
12 2 (0.19%) AMQP
12 2 (0.19%) WebEx
13 1 (0.096%) Network Security
13 1 (0.096%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 71 (6.78%) MongoDB
3 60 (5.73%) NoSQL
4 45 (4.30%) Relational Database
5 40 (3.82%) Big Data
6 37 (3.53%) Hadoop
7 35 (3.34%) MySQL
8 30 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (2.58%) Oracle Database
10 25 (2.39%) Couchbase
11 19 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.43%) Apache Hive
14 15 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
17 10 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 156 (14.90%) Git (software)
2 153 (14.61%) JIRA
3 147 (14.04%) Jenkins
4 127 (12.13%) Selenium
5 94 (8.98%) JUnit
6 85 (8.12%) Maven
7 83 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 80 (7.64%) Cucumber
9 69 (6.59%) Subversion
10 52 (4.97%) Mockito
11 46 (4.39%) Gradle
12 36 (3.44%) Visual Studio
13 35 (3.34%) WebDriver
14 33 (3.15%) SpecFlow
14 33 (3.15%) TeamCity
15 30 (2.87%) Eclipse
16 29 (2.77%) SoapUI
17 23 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 23 (2.20%) Spock
18 21 (2.01%) Ant
General
1 140 (13.37%) Finance
2 54 (5.16%) Publishing
3 43 (4.11%) Banking
4 39 (3.72%) Retail
5 28 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.20%) Marketing
7 10 (0.96%) Games
8 9 (0.86%) Military
9 8 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.67%) Advertising
10 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.57%) Legal
12 5 (0.48%) Automotive
12 5 (0.48%) Electronics
12 5 (0.48%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.29%) German Language
14 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.19%) Billing
14 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.096%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 427 (40.78%) Developer
2 161 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 134 (12.80%) Scrum Master
4 122 (11.65%) Analyst
5 86 (8.21%) Business Analyst
6 69 (6.59%) Project Manager
7 61 (5.83%) Agile Developer
8 55 (5.25%) Tester
9 49 (4.68%) Software Engineer
10 47 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
11 44 (4.20%) Architect
12 43 (4.11%) Software Developer
13 41 (3.92%) C# Developer
14 40 (3.82%) Automation Tester
15 39 (3.72%) Senior Developer
16 33 (3.15%) Agile Business Analyst
16 33 (3.15%) Scala Developer
17 31 (2.96%) Java Software Developer
18 30 (2.87%) Agile Java Developer
18 30 (2.87%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (19.58%) HTML
2 172 (16.43%) CSS
3 144 (13.75%) Spring
4 137 (13.09%) Web Services
5 135 (12.89%) AngularJS
6 129 (12.32%) .NET
7 110 (10.51%) XML
8 98 (9.36%) RESTful
9 94 (8.98%) REST
10 90 (8.60%) JSON
11 87 (8.31%) HTML5
12 63 (6.02%) J2EE
13 60 (5.73%) CSS3
14 55 (5.25%) jQuery
14 55 (5.25%) Node.js
15 52 (4.97%) Java EE
16 49 (4.68%) SOAP
17 44 (4.20%) Hibernate
18 40 (3.82%) ASP.NET
19 38 (3.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.35%) User Experience
2 53 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.82%) Visualisation
4 39 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 26 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 20 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.43%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.05%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.05%) iPad
10 11 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
10 11 (1.05%) Replication
11 10 (0.96%) Data Centre
11 10 (0.96%) Digital TV
11 10 (0.96%) MPEG
11 10 (0.96%) STB
12 8 (0.76%) CMDB
12 8 (0.76%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (11.08%) Linux
2 51 (4.87%) Windows
3 46 (4.39%) Unix
4 42 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 39 (3.72%) Android
6 15 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.48%) CentOS
9 5 (0.48%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.19%) AIX
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.096%) Debian
12 1 (0.096%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.096%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.096%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 988 (94.36%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (23.40%) TDD
3 200 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
4 191 (18.24%) Kanban
5 176 (16.81%) User Stories
6 122 (11.65%) BDD
7 113 (10.79%) Project Management
8 106 (10.12%) Software Engineering
9 91 (8.69%) SDLC
10 88 (8.40%) Web Development
11 87 (8.31%) DevOps
12 84 (8.02%) MVC
13 81 (7.74%) Automated Testing
14 75 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 68 (6.49%) Coaching
15 68 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
15 68 (6.49%) Migration
16 67 (6.40%) Open Source
17 66 (6.30%) E-Commerce
18 65 (6.21%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 325 (31.04%) Java
2 230 (21.97%) JavaScript
3 171 (16.33%) SQL
4 138 (13.18%) C#
5 86 (8.21%) Python
6 78 (7.45%) C++
7 77 (7.35%) Scala
8 61 (5.83%) Ruby
9 40 (3.82%) PHP
10 34 (3.25%) C
11 30 (2.87%) PL/SQL
12 27 (2.58%) Groovy
13 22 (2.10%) Perl
13 22 (2.10%) Shell Script
14 21 (2.01%) T-SQL
14 21 (2.01%) VB.NET
15 19 (1.81%) F#
16 18 (1.72%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.43%) PowerShell
18 9 (0.86%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 102 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 74 (7.07%) SC Cleared
3 66 (6.30%) Degree
4 34 (3.25%) ISEB
5 25 (2.39%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.96%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.57%) PMP
10 3 (0.29%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.29%) MCITP
10 3 (0.29%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.19%) MCSD
12 1 (0.096%) IRCA
12 1 (0.096%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.096%) MBA
12 1 (0.096%) MCTS
12 1 (0.096%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.92%) QA
2 9 (0.86%) SLA
3 8 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.38%) SDET
4 4 (0.38%) WAI
5 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.29%) WCAG
6 2 (0.19%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.096%) COBIT
7 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.096%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.096%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (1.72%) Docker
1 18 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.38%) vSphere
5 3 (0.29%) Firmware
5 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.19%) HDFS
6 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.096%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.096%) vCloud
7 1 (0.096%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (2.96%) Puppet
2 22 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.76%) Ansible
5 6 (0.57%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.48%) Terraform
7 3 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.29%) SCCM
8 2 (0.19%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.19%) logstash
8 2 (0.19%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.19%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.096%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.096%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.096%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.096%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.096%) Salt
9 1 (0.096%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 123 (11.75%) Oracle
2 89 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 28 (2.67%) VMware
4 25 (2.39%) HP
5 22 (2.10%) Atlassian
5 22 (2.10%) Sitecore
6 21 (2.01%) CA Agile Central
7 20 (1.91%) CA
8 19 (1.81%) Splunk
9 17 (1.62%) BMC
9 17 (1.62%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.34%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
11 11 (1.05%) Remedy
11 11 (1.05%) SAP
12 10 (0.96%) Cisco
12 10 (0.96%) Google
13 8 (0.76%) Apple
13 8 (0.76%) ATG
13 8 (0.76%) hybris
Fleet, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + neg doe
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: Up to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago