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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 3 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 77 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.60% 4.68% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.51% 6.34% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 10 5
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£375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.00%
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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
342 268 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 82.61% 73.83% 66.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 208 118
Average daily rate £393 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Average hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015, 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.

1 111 (83.46%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (43.61%) Java
3 57 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 53 (39.85%) Jenkins
5 52 (39.10%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (38.35%) Linux
7 46 (34.59%) BDD
8 45 (33.83%) Web Services
9 43 (32.33%) TDD
10 37 (27.82%) Git (software)
11 33 (24.81%) Selenium
12 30 (22.56%) Subversion
13 29 (21.80%) Puppet
14 28 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
15 27 (20.30%) RESTful
16 26 (19.55%) Apache
17 25 (18.80%) JUnit
17 25 (18.80%) Vagrant
18 24 (18.05%) Kanban
18 24 (18.05%) SOAP
19 23 (17.29%) Windows
20 21 (15.79%) Spring
20 21 (15.79%) Mockito
21 20 (15.04%) DevOps
21 20 (15.04%) SOA
22 19 (14.29%) SQL
22 19 (14.29%) Hibernate
23 18 (13.53%) WebLogic
23 18 (13.53%) Configuration Management
24 17 (12.78%) Internet

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (19.55%) Apache
2 18 (13.53%) WebLogic
3 11 (8.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (8.27%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.51%) JBoss
5 2 (1.50%) CMS
6 1 (0.75%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (3.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.02%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (3.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 5 (3.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (3.76%) Amazon S3
2 5 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.78%) Internet
2 5 (3.76%) Network Security
3 3 (2.26%) DSL
3 3 (2.26%) Firewall
3 3 (2.26%) SSL
4 2 (1.50%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (9.77%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.27%) MySQL
4 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.76%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (3.76%) OLAP
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.75%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 53 (39.85%) Jenkins
3 37 (27.82%) Git (software)
4 33 (24.81%) Selenium
5 30 (22.56%) Subversion
6 25 (18.80%) JUnit
7 21 (15.79%) Mockito
8 15 (11.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (10.53%) JIRA
10 11 (8.27%) Maven
11 6 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (4.51%) Appium
11 6 (4.51%) SpecFlow
12 5 (3.76%) RSpec
13 4 (3.01%) IntelliJ
13 4 (3.01%) Xcode
13 4 (3.01%) SoapUI
13 4 (3.01%) PHPUnit
13 4 (3.01%) WebDriver
13 4 (3.01%) Calabash
General
1 5 (3.76%) Finance
2 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (45.11%) Developer
2 35 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 24 (18.05%) Analyst
4 13 (9.77%) Test Analyst
5 12 (9.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (6.02%) Lead Architect
7 8 (6.02%) Architect
7 8 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.02%) Development Manager
7 8 (6.02%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.51%) Requirements Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.51%) PHP Developer
8 6 (4.51%) ScrumMaster
8 6 (4.51%) Software Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.83%) Web Services
2 27 (20.30%) RESTful
3 24 (18.05%) SOAP
4 21 (15.79%) Spring
5 19 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 15 (11.28%) CSS
7 14 (10.53%) JSON
8 13 (9.77%) HTML
9 11 (8.27%) JPA
9 11 (8.27%) J2EE
9 11 (8.27%) EJB
9 11 (8.27%) Spring MVC
10 10 (7.52%) XML
11 9 (6.77%) HTML5
11 9 (6.77%) OpenID
11 9 (6.77%) REST
11 9 (6.77%) OAuth2
11 9 (6.77%) SAML
12 8 (6.02%) Ajax
12 8 (6.02%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.28%) Open Source
2 4 (3.01%) GIS
2 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.75%) Robotics
4 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (38.35%) Linux
2 23 (17.29%) Windows
3 6 (4.51%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.51%) Android
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (83.46%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (39.10%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (34.59%) BDD
4 43 (32.33%) TDD
5 24 (18.05%) Kanban
6 20 (15.04%) DevOps
6 20 (15.04%) SOA
7 18 (13.53%) Configuration Management
8 17 (12.78%) OO
8 17 (12.78%) Web Development
8 17 (12.78%) Change Control
9 16 (12.03%) UML
10 14 (10.53%) MVC
11 13 (9.77%) User Stories
12 10 (7.52%) Automated Testing
12 10 (7.52%) Test Automation
13 8 (6.02%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.02%) TOGAF
13 8 (6.02%) Coaching
13 8 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (43.61%) Java
2 19 (14.29%) SQL
3 17 (12.78%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.77%) Ruby
5 7 (5.26%) PHP
6 6 (4.51%) PHP5
7 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.26%) C#
7 3 (2.26%) Python
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.51%) MCSA
2 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.51%) MCTS
3 3 (2.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.26%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (21.80%) Puppet
2 25 (18.80%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (12.03%) Oracle
2 4 (3.01%) Apigee
3 3 (2.26%) Google
4 1 (0.75%) WSO2
4 1 (0.75%) Infor
4 1 (0.75%) ATG
4 1 (0.75%) ESRI
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.75%) Sun
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