The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 20 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 71 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.26% 21.19% 8.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.29% 25.27% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 59 20
Median daily rate £350 £385 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £426 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
Scrum
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 281 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 80.43% 83.88% 76.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 218 190
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Southampton region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Southampton region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Git (software)
3 18 (51.43%) Linux
4 17 (48.57%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (42.86%) Windows
6 14 (40.00%) Oracle
7 13 (37.14%) SOA
8 11 (31.43%) User Stories
9 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 10 (28.57%) Java
9 10 (28.57%) TDD
9 10 (28.57%) REST
10 9 (25.71%) C++
10 9 (25.71%) HTML
10 9 (25.71%) SQL
10 9 (25.71%) Python
10 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
11 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
11 8 (22.86%) Mac OS X
11 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
11 8 (22.86%) Unix
11 8 (22.86%) Web Services
11 8 (22.86%) Node.js
11 8 (22.86%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (22.86%) HTML5
11 8 (22.86%) Puppet
11 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
11 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
11 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (22.86%) Ruby

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 8 (22.86%) Node.js
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DVB
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) ATM
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
1 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (22.86%) Vagrant
4 3 (8.57%) Appium
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
5 2 (5.71%) Ant
5 2 (5.71%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.71%) Gradle
5 2 (5.71%) Maven
5 2 (5.71%) Mockito
5 2 (5.71%) Robotium
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium
5 2 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (5.71%) Travis CI
5 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (5.71%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Embedded C Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Real Time Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Android Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) REST
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 8 (22.86%) HTML5
3 8 (22.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
4 6 (17.14%) EJB
4 6 (17.14%) J2EE
4 6 (17.14%) SOAP
5 3 (8.57%) JSON
6 2 (5.71%) .NET
6 2 (5.71%) Android SDK
6 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (5.71%) CSS
6 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
6 2 (5.71%) RoboGuice
7 1 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (2.86%) LESS
7 1 (2.86%) Sass
7 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) DTV
1 7 (20.00%) MPEG
1 7 (20.00%) STB
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Mac OS X
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (37.14%) SOA
4 11 (31.43%) User Stories
5 10 (28.57%) TDD
6 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
7 8 (22.86%) DevOps
8 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
8 7 (20.00%) UML
9 6 (17.14%) BDD
9 6 (17.14%) Process Management
10 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Android Development
11 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (5.71%) MVC
11 2 (5.71%) OO
11 2 (5.71%) Web Development
12 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) C++
2 9 (25.71%) Python
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
3 8 (22.86%) Ruby
3 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
4 7 (20.00%) C
5 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.14%) Serena
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft