The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Southampton 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 2 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 64 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.44% 1.61% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.70% 2.62% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 191 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.81% 61.41% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 115 84
Average daily rate £375 £355 £347
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 40
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.90 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
Hampshire

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 37 (45.68%) Web Services
2 26 (32.10%) SQL
2 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Jenkins
3 24 (29.63%) Java
4 23 (28.40%) Puppet
5 22 (27.16%) DevOps
6 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (25.93%) .NET
6 21 (25.93%) Linux
7 20 (24.69%) TDD
7 20 (24.69%) Software Engineering
7 20 (24.69%) Cucumber
8 18 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 17 (20.99%) SOAP
10 16 (19.75%) Vagrant
11 15 (18.52%) Oracle
12 14 (17.28%) C#
12 14 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (17.28%) BDD
13 13 (16.05%) Kanban
13 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
13 13 (16.05%) VMware
13 13 (16.05%) Apache
14 12 (14.81%) RESTful
15 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
15 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
15 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
15 11 (13.58%) Subversion
16 10 (12.35%) Ruby

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (16.05%) Apache
2 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
3 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.70%) Node.js
6 2 (2.47%) TeamSite
6 2 (2.47%) CMS
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.23%) Confluence
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.23%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (8.64%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Internet
2 6 (7.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.47%) SSL
3 2 (2.47%) IPv4
3 2 (2.47%) Intranet
3 2 (2.47%) LAN
3 2 (2.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.41%) MySQL
4 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Jenkins
2 20 (24.69%) Cucumber
3 11 (13.58%) Subversion
3 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.35%) Maven
4 10 (12.35%) JIRA
4 10 (12.35%) SoapUI
5 9 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 9 (11.11%) Selenium
6 8 (9.88%) RSpec
7 7 (8.64%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.70%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.70%) Mockito
8 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.70%) Grunt
9 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.47%) JUnit
9 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.23%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (6.17%) Back Office
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
3 10 (12.35%) Test Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Support
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Requirements Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.68%) Web Services
2 21 (25.93%) .NET
3 17 (20.99%) SOAP
4 12 (14.81%) RESTful
5 10 (12.35%) jQuery
6 9 (11.11%) Middleware
7 7 (8.64%) HTML
7 7 (8.64%) Spring
8 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.41%) CSS
8 6 (7.41%) J2EE
8 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.41%) PostGIS
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
9 5 (6.17%) HTML5
10 4 (4.94%) Ajax
11 3 (3.70%) JSON
11 3 (3.70%) Spring MVC
11 3 (3.70%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Open Source
2 5 (6.17%) iPad
2 5 (6.17%) iPhone
2 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) Linked Data
3 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) W3C
4 2 (2.47%) GIS
4 2 (2.47%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) CentOS
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Android
5 2 (2.47%) UNIX
5 2 (2.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) DevOps
3 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (24.69%) Software Engineering
4 20 (24.69%) TDD
5 18 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 14 (17.28%) BDD
7 13 (16.05%) Kanban
8 10 (12.35%) Test Strategy
8 10 (12.35%) SOA
9 9 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 9 (11.11%) User Stories
10 8 (9.88%) Data Transformation
11 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.64%) UML
11 7 (8.64%) MVC
11 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (6.17%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.17%) iOS Development
12 5 (6.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) SQL
2 24 (29.63%) Java
3 14 (17.28%) C#
4 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.35%) Ruby
6 5 (6.17%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.47%) Korn
8 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.47%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) vCloud
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.70%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (28.40%) Puppet
2 16 (19.75%) Vagrant
3 5 (6.17%) YUM
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) VMware
3 9 (11.11%) EMC
4 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.17%) Apple
5 5 (6.17%) ESRI
6 3 (3.70%) Tripwire
7 2 (2.47%) Google
7 2 (2.47%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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