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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 14 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 31 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.00% 12.30% 16.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.18% 15.58% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 26
Median daily rate £513 £420 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.02% +3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-8.99% +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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
167 199 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 68.72% 78.97% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 133 154
Median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.75 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.19% +143.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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
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 16 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 16 (47.06%) Service Management
3 13 (38.24%) IaaS
4 12 (35.29%) User Stories
5 11 (32.35%) VMware
5 11 (32.35%) Linux
6 10 (29.41%) Windows
6 10 (29.41%) PaaS
7 9 (26.47%) CA
7 9 (26.47%) Java
8 8 (23.53%) BMC
8 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.59%) Puppet
9 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
10 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco
10 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (14.71%) Microservices
11 5 (14.71%) Remedy
11 5 (14.71%) Retail
11 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (14.71%) JIRA
11 5 (14.71%) Kanban
12 4 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (11.76%) CMDB
12 4 (11.76%) Java EE
12 4 (11.76%) TDD
12 4 (11.76%) ITSM
12 4 (11.76%) Management Information System

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 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) IaaS
2 10 (29.41%) PaaS
3 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Power BI
3 1 (2.94%) QlikView
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.71%) JIRA
4 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.94%) Appium
6 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.94%) Mockito
6 1 (2.94%) Robotium
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium
6 1 (2.94%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Scala Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Scala Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Service Design Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.94%) Business Requirements Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Java EE
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.94%) JSON
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) RoboGuice
3 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) CMDB
1 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 16 (47.06%) Service Management
3 12 (35.29%) User Stories
4 5 (14.71%) Kanban
4 5 (14.71%) Microservices
5 4 (11.76%) BDD
5 4 (11.76%) Coaching
5 4 (11.76%) ITSM
5 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Event Correlation
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Security Hardening
6 3 (8.82%) Security Management
6 3 (8.82%) SIEM
6 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) C++
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby
3 2 (5.88%) Scala
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.76%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (8.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) VMware
2 9 (26.47%) CA
3 8 (23.53%) BMC
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
5 5 (14.71%) Remedy
6 3 (8.82%) ArcSight
6 3 (8.82%) ATG
6 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.82%) HP
6 3 (8.82%) Intel Security
6 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.82%) Splunk
6 3 (8.82%) Symantec
7 2 (5.88%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.94%) SAP
8 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.94%) Tableau