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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 23 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 14 45 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.96% 13.20% 18.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.24% 15.46% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 56
Median daily rate £313 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £306 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £427 £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 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+13.56% +1.60%
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
170 291 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 72.34% 85.34% 82.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 215 210
Median daily rate £388 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
3 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
3 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
4 9 (33.33%) C
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) Python
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
8 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
8 5 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (18.52%) Ruby
8 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (18.52%) BDD
8 5 (18.52%) Puppet
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (18.52%) REST
8 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
8 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) HTML
8 5 (18.52%) SQL

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 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DVB
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) ATM
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) Vagrant
4 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) Appium
5 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) JMeter
5 1 (3.70%) Mockito
5 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Robotium
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
1 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Business Requirements Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) REST
1 5 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 3 (11.11%) Node.js
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
4 2 (7.41%) JSON
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) LAMP
5 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (3.70%) LESS
5 1 (3.70%) Lucene
5 1 (3.70%) RoboGuice
5 1 (3.70%) Sass
5 1 (3.70%) Symfony
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Digital TV
1 3 (11.11%) MPEG
1 3 (11.11%) STB
2 1 (3.70%) Blog
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) BDD
4 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
4 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
4 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) User Stories
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
1 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
2 9 (33.33%) C
3 6 (22.22%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.41%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) IRCA
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) EFQM
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.11%) Serena