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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 25 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 587 437 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.67% 4.47% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.16% 5.63% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 309 305
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 2
Median hourly rate £54.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+30.01% -4.98%
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
7198 7767 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.77% 79.42% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4380 4775 3924
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 252 264
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.68 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +20 163 £370 +2.06% 43
Oxfordshire +15 87 £450 +12.50% 15
West Sussex +24 79 £475 +38.18% 7
Surrey 0 78 £409 -3.82% 37
Berkshire -4 67 £400 -5.88% 30
Buckinghamshire +17 58 £425 - 12
East Sussex +14 26 £525 +37.25% 8
Kent +14 10 - - 9
Middlesex +1 6 £450 +10.42%
Isle of Wight +2 1 £275 +17.02% 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1026 (91.85%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (35.00%) Java
3 271 (24.26%) Kanban
4 264 (23.63%) HTML
5 247 (22.11%) SQL
6 245 (21.93%) TDD
7 238 (21.31%) JavaScript
8 234 (20.95%) CSS
9 214 (19.16%) Continuous Integration
10 204 (18.26%) Git (software)
11 190 (17.01%) Spring
12 188 (16.83%) Jenkins
13 185 (16.56%) User Stories
14 169 (15.13%) REST
15 168 (15.04%) Web Services
16 167 (14.95%) C#
16 167 (14.95%) JSON
17 162 (14.50%) .NET
18 159 (14.23%) JUnit
19 155 (13.88%) Linux
20 151 (13.52%) XML
21 145 (12.98%) JIRA
22 141 (12.62%) HTML5
23 137 (12.26%) BDD
23 137 (12.26%) Subversion
24 136 (12.18%) Team Foundation Server
25 135 (12.09%) SQL Server
26 131 (11.73%) Open Source
27 128 (11.46%) Scala
28 127 (11.37%) Amazon AWS

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 80 (7.16%) Tomcat
2 77 (6.89%) Confluence
3 48 (4.30%) Apache
4 44 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (3.58%) CMS
6 33 (2.95%) IIS
7 27 (2.42%) JBoss
7 27 (2.42%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
10 16 (1.43%) Apache Spark
11 13 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.63%) SAS
15 6 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (0.45%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.45%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.15%) MS Office
3 13 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.54%) MS Project
6 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (2.06%) Magento
2 9 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.36%) Primavera
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.090%) Maximo
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 127 (11.37%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.85%) GitHub
4 40 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (1.97%) PaaS
6 16 (1.43%) IaaS
7 11 (0.98%) Boomi
7 11 (0.98%) Office 365
8 10 (0.90%) SaaS
9 7 (0.63%) Bluemix
9 7 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.36%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.27%) AtomSphere
11 3 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.27%) Force.com
11 3 (0.27%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 90 (8.06%) HTTP
2 18 (1.61%) LDAP
3 14 (1.25%) Internet
4 13 (1.16%) DVB
5 8 (0.72%) CTI
6 5 (0.45%) Firewall
6 5 (0.45%) Intranet
6 5 (0.45%) SMS
6 5 (0.45%) VPN
7 4 (0.36%) Extranet
7 4 (0.36%) Skype
7 4 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.27%) Broadband
8 3 (0.27%) LAN
8 3 (0.27%) Network Security
8 3 (0.27%) SAN
9 2 (0.18%) ATM
9 2 (0.18%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.18%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.18%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 83 (7.43%) MongoDB
3 66 (5.91%) NoSQL
4 58 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 48 (4.30%) MySQL
6 37 (3.31%) Couchbase
7 31 (2.78%) Big Data
8 26 (2.33%) Hadoop
8 26 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.52%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.43%) Apache Hive
14 15 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (1.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 204 (18.26%) Git (software)
2 188 (16.83%) Jenkins
3 159 (14.23%) JUnit
4 145 (12.98%) JIRA
5 137 (12.26%) Subversion
6 136 (12.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 121 (10.83%) Selenium
8 77 (6.89%) Maven
9 76 (6.80%) Cucumber
10 69 (6.18%) Visual Studio
11 51 (4.57%) Mockito
12 49 (4.39%) SpecFlow
13 37 (3.31%) Spock
14 28 (2.51%) SoapUI
15 27 (2.42%) WebDriver
16 24 (2.15%) Gradle
17 21 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (1.70%) Grunt
19 18 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
19 18 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (8.86%) Finance
2 61 (5.46%) Publishing
3 40 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 31 (2.78%) Retail
5 22 (1.97%) Banking
6 12 (1.07%) Marketing
7 11 (0.98%) Games
7 11 (0.98%) Military
8 5 (0.45%) Legal
9 4 (0.36%) Back Office
10 3 (0.27%) Advertising
10 3 (0.27%) Automotive
10 3 (0.27%) Law
10 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.18%) Electronics
11 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.090%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.090%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 476 (42.61%) Developer
2 196 (17.55%) Java Developer
3 145 (12.98%) Analyst
4 97 (8.68%) Business Analyst
5 87 (7.79%) Scrum Master
6 82 (7.34%) Agile Developer
7 68 (6.09%) Project Manager
8 58 (5.19%) Senior Developer
9 51 (4.57%) Scala Developer
10 50 (4.48%) Tester
11 47 (4.21%) Agile Java Developer
12 45 (4.03%) Agile Business Analyst
13 43 (3.85%) .NET Developer
13 43 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 42 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
15 39 (3.49%) Automation Tester
16 36 (3.22%) C# Developer
16 36 (3.22%) HTML Developer
16 36 (3.22%) PHP Developer
16 36 (3.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (23.63%) HTML
2 234 (20.95%) CSS
3 190 (17.01%) Spring
4 169 (15.13%) REST
5 168 (15.04%) Web Services
6 167 (14.95%) JSON
7 162 (14.50%) .NET
8 151 (13.52%) XML
9 141 (12.62%) HTML5
10 123 (11.01%) RESTful
11 121 (10.83%) CSS3
12 113 (10.12%) AngularJS
13 87 (7.79%) J2EE
14 83 (7.43%) Ajax
15 79 (7.07%) jQuery
16 68 (6.09%) Node.js
16 68 (6.09%) SOAP
17 65 (5.82%) Play Framework
18 59 (5.28%) ASP.NET
18 59 (5.28%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.88%) User Experience
2 63 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 18 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 17 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 15 (1.34%) MPEG
7 14 (1.25%) Digital TV
8 13 (1.16%) STB
9 11 (0.98%) Data Centre
9 11 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (0.98%) N-Tier
10 10 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (0.90%) Smart Meter
10 10 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 9 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.81%) Cryptography
12 8 (0.72%) iPad
13 6 (0.54%) Blog
13 6 (0.54%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 155 (13.88%) Linux
2 50 (4.48%) Unix
3 48 (4.30%) Windows
4 18 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.43%) CentOS
7 13 (1.16%) Android
8 9 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.54%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.27%) Solaris
10 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.18%) Debian
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.18%) VMS
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.090%) Fedora
12 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1026 (91.85%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (24.26%) Kanban
3 245 (21.93%) TDD
4 214 (19.16%) Continuous Integration
5 185 (16.56%) User Stories
6 137 (12.26%) BDD
7 131 (11.73%) Open Source
8 126 (11.28%) Automated Testing
9 119 (10.65%) Web Development
10 115 (10.30%) Project Management
11 113 (10.12%) MVC
12 100 (8.95%) SDLC
13 96 (8.59%) DevOps
14 95 (8.50%) E-Commerce
15 91 (8.15%) Waterfall
16 87 (7.79%) Software Engineering
17 74 (6.62%) Mentoring
18 69 (6.18%) Pair Programming
19 66 (5.91%) Configuration Management
20 63 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 391 (35.00%) Java
2 247 (22.11%) SQL
3 238 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 167 (14.95%) C#
5 128 (11.46%) Scala
6 106 (9.49%) Python
7 88 (7.88%) Ruby
8 73 (6.54%) PHP
9 67 (6.00%) C++
10 49 (4.39%) T-SQL
11 39 (3.49%) C
12 36 (3.22%) PL/SQL
13 29 (2.60%) VB
14 28 (2.51%) F#
15 25 (2.24%) Shell Script
15 25 (2.24%) VB6
16 24 (2.15%) PowerShell
17 20 (1.79%) Perl
18 18 (1.61%) Bash Shell
19 17 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (7.70%) Security Cleared
2 66 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 57 (5.10%) Degree
4 32 (2.86%) ISEB
5 25 (2.24%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.81%) CCNP
7 9 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.81%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.72%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.63%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.36%) PMP
13 3 (0.27%) CISSP
14 2 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.18%) MBA
14 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.27%) QA
2 14 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.90%) SLA
4 8 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.36%) SDET
5 4 (0.36%) WCAG
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.090%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.090%) EFQM
7 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (2.06%) Docker
2 11 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.54%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.54%) vSphere
5 4 (0.36%) HDFS
6 3 (0.27%) KVM
7 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.18%) oVirt
7 2 (0.18%) RHEV
8 1 (0.090%) Firmware
8 1 (0.090%) Postfix
8 1 (0.090%) qmail
8 1 (0.090%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.090%) Varnish
8 1 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.090%) Xen
8 1 (0.090%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (2.78%) Puppet
2 12 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.72%) Ansible
5 5 (0.45%) OpenAM
5 5 (0.45%) OpenIDM
6 4 (0.36%) SCCM
7 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.27%) Oozie
7 3 (0.27%) SCOM
8 2 (0.18%) Control-M
8 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.090%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.090%) Kibana
9 1 (0.090%) logstash
9 1 (0.090%) Nagios
9 1 (0.090%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.090%) Salt
Vendors
1 127 (11.37%) Oracle
2 100 (8.95%) Microsoft
3 55 (4.92%) Google
4 23 (2.06%) hybris
5 22 (1.97%) Sitecore
6 18 (1.61%) SAP
7 17 (1.52%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.52%) IBM
8 15 (1.34%) Talend
9 14 (1.25%) New Relic
10 13 (1.16%) AppDynamics
10 13 (1.16%) Dynatrace
10 13 (1.16%) HP
10 13 (1.16%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.07%) Dell
12 11 (0.98%) Twitter
13 10 (0.90%) Cloudera
13 10 (0.90%) Rally
13 10 (0.90%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.72%) Pega
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
Computer Futures - South West
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Skillsearch Limited
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500.50 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £508 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago