The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 3 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 68 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.83% 6.07% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.28% 8.26% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 12 4
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£400 £368 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +9.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £229 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.71%
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
269 230 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 78.43% 73.48% 69.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 162 93
Average daily rate £363 £350 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £675 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.28 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.55 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

1 124 (86.71%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (48.95%) Web Services
3 62 (43.36%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (42.66%) Jenkins
5 51 (35.66%) Java
5 51 (35.66%) Cucumber
6 49 (34.27%) Puppet
7 39 (27.27%) Vagrant
7 39 (27.27%) TDD
8 37 (25.87%) DevOps
9 35 (24.48%) Git (software)
10 34 (23.78%) RESTful
11 32 (22.38%) BDD
12 31 (21.68%) Kanban
12 31 (21.68%) Subversion
13 30 (20.98%) SQL
13 30 (20.98%) Linux
14 28 (19.58%) SOAP
15 27 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
16 26 (18.18%) Apache
16 26 (18.18%) Internet
17 24 (16.78%) Test Automation
18 23 (16.08%) Software Engineering
19 21 (14.69%) Configuration Management
19 21 (14.69%) JIRA
20 19 (13.29%) Selenium
20 19 (13.29%) .NET
20 19 (13.29%) PostgreSQL
21 18 (12.59%) QA
22 17 (11.89%) Amazon EC2

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 26 (18.18%) Apache
2 14 (9.79%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.39%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.50%) Confluence
6 3 (2.10%) CMS
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (2.10%) Node.js
6 3 (2.10%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.40%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.70%) JBoss
8 1 (0.70%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.89%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (10.49%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.50%) SaaS
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.18%) Internet
2 12 (8.39%) HTTP
3 4 (2.80%) Network Security
3 4 (2.80%) SSL
4 2 (1.40%) NGN
4 2 (1.40%) Firewall
4 2 (1.40%) Intranet
4 2 (1.40%) DSL
5 1 (0.70%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.50%) MySQL
3 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.80%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.10%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (42.66%) Jenkins
2 51 (35.66%) Cucumber
3 35 (24.48%) Git (software)
4 31 (21.68%) Subversion
5 21 (14.69%) JIRA
6 19 (13.29%) Selenium
7 15 (10.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (10.49%) SoapUI
8 14 (9.79%) Maven
8 14 (9.79%) JUnit
9 13 (9.09%) RSpec
9 13 (9.09%) SpecFlow
10 11 (7.69%) Eclipse
11 9 (6.29%) Mockito
12 8 (5.59%) FitNesse
13 7 (4.90%) JMeter
14 6 (4.20%) LoadRunner
15 4 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
16 3 (2.10%) Hudson
16 3 (2.10%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (3.50%) Finance
2 3 (2.10%) Back Office
3 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (42.66%) Developer
2 23 (16.08%) Analyst
3 15 (10.49%) Architect
3 15 (10.49%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (9.79%) Test Analyst
5 13 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (5.59%) ScrumMaster
7 8 (5.59%) Requirements Analyst
8 7 (4.90%) iOS Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) Test Leader
10 4 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (48.95%) Web Services
2 34 (23.78%) RESTful
3 28 (19.58%) SOAP
4 19 (13.29%) .NET
5 12 (8.39%) Spring
5 12 (8.39%) J2EE
6 11 (7.69%) JSON
7 10 (6.99%) JPA
7 10 (6.99%) CSS
8 9 (6.29%) Cocoa
8 9 (6.29%) Spring MVC
8 9 (6.29%) Cocoa Touch
8 9 (6.29%) PostGIS
9 8 (5.59%) Ajax
9 8 (5.59%) jQuery
9 8 (5.59%) XML
10 7 (4.90%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.20%) HTML
11 6 (4.20%) Middleware
12 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Open Source
2 11 (7.69%) iPhone
2 11 (7.69%) iPad
3 10 (6.99%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.90%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.20%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.20%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.50%) GIS
7 3 (2.10%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.40%) Kindle
8 2 (1.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.98%) Linux
2 16 (11.19%) CentOS
3 11 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 11 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (86.71%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (43.36%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (27.27%) TDD
4 37 (25.87%) DevOps
5 32 (22.38%) BDD
6 31 (21.68%) Kanban
7 24 (16.78%) Test Automation
8 23 (16.08%) Software Engineering
9 21 (14.69%) Configuration Management
10 16 (11.19%) User Stories
11 13 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 12 (8.39%) MVC
12 12 (8.39%) UML
13 11 (7.69%) Web Development
13 11 (7.69%) iOS Development
14 10 (6.99%) Test Strategy
14 10 (6.99%) SOA
15 9 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (5.59%) BPEL
16 8 (5.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.66%) Java
2 30 (20.98%) SQL
3 12 (8.39%) Ruby
4 11 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.69%) C#
4 11 (7.69%) Objective-C
5 5 (3.50%) Python
5 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.10%) PHP
7 3 (2.10%) PHP5
8 2 (1.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (9.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.50%) BC Cleared
3 4 (2.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.80%) ISEB
4 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.10%) MCSA
4 3 (2.10%) MCTS
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.59%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) WCAG
2 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (6.29%) vCloud
2 7 (4.90%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.90%) VirtualBox
3 3 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (34.27%) Puppet
2 39 (27.27%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.80%) YUM
4 3 (2.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (11.19%) VMware
1 16 (11.19%) Oracle
2 13 (9.09%) EMC
3 11 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 11 (7.69%) Apple
4 5 (3.50%) ESRI
4 5 (3.50%) Tripwire
4 5 (3.50%) Google
5 3 (2.10%) Sun
6 2 (1.40%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.70%) SAP
7 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
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