The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 40 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 383 371 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.17% 4.38% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% 6.24% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 241 156
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6664 5946 6806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.64% 70.23% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3661 3169 3242
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 260 316
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
England

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 25 July 2014.

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
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 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 102 £365 +4.28% 31
Berkshire +16 89 £350 -17.64% 32
Surrey -9 74 £387 +19.09% 28
Buckinghamshire -9 61 £413 +10.00% 16
East Sussex -8 25 £450 +24.13% 11
Oxfordshire -3 11 £350 -9.67% 23
Kent 0 8 £375 +7.14% 6
West Sussex -26 8 £413 +26.92% 9
Middlesex -3 4 £419 +22.71% 2
Sussex - 1 £415 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 305 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (34.21%) .NET
3 230 (30.14%) C#
4 185 (24.25%) TDD
5 177 (23.20%) SQL
6 146 (19.13%) SQL Server
7 145 (19.00%) MVC
8 141 (18.48%) BDD
9 129 (16.91%) Java
10 126 (16.51%) WCF
11 125 (16.38%) Visual Studio
11 125 (16.38%) XML
12 124 (16.25%) Web Services
12 124 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
13 120 (15.73%) HTML
14 115 (15.07%) Finance
15 113 (14.81%) ASP.NET
16 112 (14.68%) CSS
17 101 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
18 99 (12.98%) JavaScript
18 99 (12.98%) Software Engineering
19 98 (12.84%) Oracle
20 97 (12.71%) Microsoft
21 96 (12.58%) jQuery
22 90 (11.80%) Project Management
23 89 (11.66%) OO
24 79 (10.35%) SOAP
24 79 (10.35%) PRINCE2
24 79 (10.35%) E-Commerce
25 78 (10.22%) QA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 32 (4.19%) Tomcat
1 32 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 29 (3.80%) Apache
2 29 (3.80%) CMS
3 24 (3.15%) WebSphere
4 20 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (2.49%) Confluence
6 18 (2.36%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.92%) Node.js
9 6 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.66%) TeamSite
11 4 (0.52%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.52%) Liferay
11 4 (0.52%) Content Management Server
12 3 (0.39%) Drupal
12 3 (0.39%) IIS
12 3 (0.39%) Kentico
Applications
1 37 (4.85%) MS Office
2 18 (2.36%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (1.83%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (1.70%) MS Excel
5 8 (1.05%) MS Project
6 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Maya
7 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.92%) Magento
3 7 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.26%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (2.75%) Office 365
3 21 (2.75%) SaaS
4 13 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.31%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.26%) GitHub
6 2 (0.26%) IaaS
7 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.13%) Responsys
7 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) Force.com
7 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.75%) Internet
2 14 (1.83%) HTTP
3 9 (1.18%) Intranet
4 3 (0.39%) Firewall
4 3 (0.39%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.39%) LAN
4 3 (0.39%) SSL
5 2 (0.26%) IPv4
5 2 (0.26%) WAN
5 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.26%) DNS
5 2 (0.26%) WEP
5 2 (0.26%) AMQP
5 2 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.13%) MVNO
6 1 (0.13%) SSH
6 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.13%) ATM
6 1 (0.13%) DVB
6 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.21%) MySQL
3 40 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (3.93%) Oracle Database
5 27 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.70%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.79%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.79%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.52%) DB2
12 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 125 (16.38%) Visual Studio
2 101 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (8.78%) Jenkins
4 57 (7.47%) JIRA
5 51 (6.68%) Subversion
6 47 (6.16%) Selenium
7 44 (5.77%) NUnit
8 38 (4.98%) Git (software)
9 34 (4.46%) Cucumber
10 32 (4.19%) Maven
11 29 (3.80%) SpecFlow
12 28 (3.67%) JUnit
13 24 (3.15%) SoapUI
13 24 (3.15%) Axure RP
14 20 (2.62%) WebDriver
15 16 (2.10%) Eclipse
16 12 (1.57%) RSpec
17 11 (1.44%) Mockito
18 10 (1.31%) Hudson
18 10 (1.31%) TestNG
General
1 115 (15.07%) Finance
2 38 (4.98%) Retail
3 35 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.01%) Publishing
5 18 (2.36%) Automotive
6 16 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.83%) Marketing
8 12 (1.57%) Banking
9 10 (1.31%) Advertising
10 9 (1.18%) Back Office
10 9 (1.18%) Games
11 7 (0.92%) Electronics
12 6 (0.79%) Legal
12 6 (0.79%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.52%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.52%) Law
14 3 (0.39%) Military
15 2 (0.26%) Front Office
15 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 263 (34.47%) Developer
2 140 (18.35%) Analyst
3 107 (14.02%) .NET Developer
4 78 (10.22%) ScrumMaster
5 72 (9.44%) Project Manager
5 72 (9.44%) Business Analyst
6 54 (7.08%) Test Analyst
6 54 (7.08%) C# Developer
7 53 (6.95%) Software Engineer
8 45 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (5.50%) Senior Developer
10 39 (5.11%) Java Developer
11 33 (4.33%) Test Engineer
11 33 (4.33%) Agile Business Analyst
12 28 (3.67%) Development Manager
13 26 (3.41%) Designer
14 25 (3.28%) VB.NET Developer
15 24 (3.15%) Software Developer
15 24 (3.15%) Architect
15 24 (3.15%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (34.21%) .NET
2 126 (16.51%) WCF
3 125 (16.38%) XML
4 124 (16.25%) Web Services
5 120 (15.73%) HTML
6 113 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 112 (14.68%) CSS
8 96 (12.58%) jQuery
9 79 (10.35%) SOAP
10 71 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 63 (8.26%) Spring
12 57 (7.47%) WPF
13 47 (6.16%) HTML5
13 47 (6.16%) REST
14 45 (5.90%) Ajax
15 41 (5.37%) J2EE
16 39 (5.11%) XSLT
17 38 (4.98%) .NET Framework
17 38 (4.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 36 (4.72%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.50%) Open Source
2 38 (4.98%) Mobile App
3 27 (3.54%) N-Tier
4 10 (1.31%) iPad
4 10 (1.31%) iPhone
4 10 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.18%) Xbox
6 8 (1.05%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 7 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 7 (0.92%) DTV
8 6 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 6 (0.79%) W3C
8 6 (0.79%) Kindle
9 5 (0.66%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.66%) Blog
10 4 (0.52%) GIS
10 4 (0.52%) PMI
10 4 (0.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 70 (9.17%) Windows
2 63 (8.26%) Linux
3 33 (4.33%) Apple iOS
4 28 (3.67%) UNIX
5 18 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.23%) Android
7 16 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (1.57%) CentOS
9 6 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.26%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (24.25%) TDD
3 145 (19.00%) MVC
4 141 (18.48%) BDD
5 124 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
6 99 (12.98%) Software Engineering
7 90 (11.80%) Project Management
8 89 (11.66%) OO
9 79 (10.35%) PRINCE2
9 79 (10.35%) E-Commerce
10 76 (9.96%) Kanban
11 68 (8.91%) SOA
12 61 (7.99%) Web Development
13 59 (7.73%) Automated Testing
14 57 (7.47%) Unit Testing
15 54 (7.08%) User Stories
16 51 (6.68%) DevOps
16 51 (6.68%) Business Analysis
17 50 (6.55%) Waterfall
18 42 (5.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 230 (30.14%) C#
2 177 (23.20%) SQL
3 129 (16.91%) Java
4 99 (12.98%) JavaScript
5 36 (4.72%) VB.NET
6 29 (3.80%) C++
7 27 (3.54%) Python
8 22 (2.88%) PHP
9 21 (2.75%) Ruby
10 20 (2.62%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.62%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.83%) Perl
12 12 (1.57%) VB
12 12 (1.57%) Objective-C
13 10 (1.31%) PHP5
14 9 (1.18%) Scala
14 9 (1.18%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.05%) Groovy
16 7 (0.92%) C
16 7 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (6.29%) ISEB
2 37 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.88%) SC Cleared
3 22 (2.88%) ISTQB
3 22 (2.88%) Degree
4 9 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.66%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.52%) PMP
9 3 (0.39%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) APMP
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.13%) HNC
11 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (10.22%) QA
2 7 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.66%) WCAG
4 4 (0.52%) SLA
4 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (1.05%) vCloud
2 7 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.52%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.39%) vSphere
4 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (5.24%) Puppet
2 30 (3.93%) Vagrant
3 13 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.18%) SCCM
5 8 (1.05%) YUM
6 6 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.26%) Ansible
8 1 (0.13%) Salt
8 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 98 (12.84%) Oracle
2 97 (12.71%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.54%) Adobe
4 20 (2.62%) VMware
5 17 (2.23%) hybris
6 15 (1.97%) Apple
7 14 (1.83%) IBM
8 11 (1.44%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.31%) EMC
9 10 (1.31%) Sitecore
9 10 (1.31%) Twitter
10 9 (1.18%) Appcelerator
10 9 (1.18%) SAP
10 9 (1.18%) HP
11 8 (1.05%) Google
12 7 (0.92%) ESRI
12 7 (0.92%) JBoss
13 5 (0.66%) Interwoven
13 5 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.52%) ATG
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £415 - £435 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent salary + training
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago