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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 3 13 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Contract jobs citing Scrum 79 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.64% 7.89% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.01% 11.36% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 16 2
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£375 £413 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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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
282 220 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.26% 69.40% 72.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 164 121
Average daily rate £355 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £558 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 34
Average hourly rate £25.75 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.14% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £10.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 September 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 September 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.

1 108 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (55.74%) Web Services
3 48 (39.34%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (35.25%) Jenkins
5 39 (31.97%) Cucumber
6 36 (29.51%) Puppet
6 36 (29.51%) Java
7 35 (28.69%) TDD
8 34 (27.87%) DevOps
9 29 (23.77%) SOAP
10 28 (22.95%) Vagrant
10 28 (22.95%) Git (software)
11 27 (22.13%) RESTful
12 26 (21.31%) SQL
13 25 (20.49%) Kanban
14 23 (18.85%) BDD
14 23 (18.85%) Subversion
14 23 (18.85%) Software Engineering
15 22 (18.03%) .NET
16 21 (17.21%) Linux
16 21 (17.21%) Apache
16 21 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (15.57%) JIRA
17 19 (15.57%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (14.75%) Test Automation
18 18 (14.75%) User Stories
19 17 (13.93%) VMware
20 16 (13.11%) Oracle
20 16 (13.11%) Internet
21 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (17.21%) Apache
2 11 (9.02%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.20%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.10%) Confluence
4 5 (4.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.46%) Node.js
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (1.64%) CMS
6 2 (1.64%) TeamSite
6 2 (1.64%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.82%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (8.20%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) Internet
2 14 (11.48%) HTTP
3 2 (1.64%) SSL
3 2 (1.64%) Intranet
4 1 (0.82%) DAB
4 1 (0.82%) IPv4
4 1 (0.82%) LAN
4 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.92%) MySQL
4 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (35.25%) Jenkins
2 39 (31.97%) Cucumber
3 28 (22.95%) Git (software)
4 23 (18.85%) Subversion
5 19 (15.57%) JIRA
6 14 (11.48%) Selenium
6 14 (11.48%) SoapUI
7 12 (9.84%) SpecFlow
8 11 (9.02%) Eclipse
9 10 (8.20%) Maven
10 9 (7.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (7.38%) RSpec
11 7 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (5.74%) FitNesse
11 7 (5.74%) JMeter
11 7 (5.74%) JUnit
12 6 (4.92%) LoadRunner
13 4 (3.28%) Mockito
14 3 (2.46%) Grunt
14 3 (2.46%) Hudson
General
1 4 (3.28%) Back Office
1 4 (3.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (34.43%) Developer
2 25 (20.49%) Analyst
3 16 (13.11%) Test Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Architect
5 12 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Requirements Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Mobile Developer
8 7 (5.74%) iOS Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Linux Support
10 5 (4.10%) Linux Support Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.10%) ScrumMaster
11 4 (3.28%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.28%) SQL Developer
12 3 (2.46%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (55.74%) Web Services
2 29 (23.77%) SOAP
3 27 (22.13%) RESTful
4 22 (18.03%) .NET
5 13 (10.66%) J2EE
6 11 (9.02%) Cocoa
6 11 (9.02%) Cocoa Touch
7 9 (7.38%) Spring
7 9 (7.38%) jQuery
7 9 (7.38%) Middleware
8 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.92%) HTML
8 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (4.92%) PostGIS
9 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (4.10%) HTML5
9 5 (4.10%) CSS
9 5 (4.10%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.28%) JPA
10 4 (3.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) iPhone
1 13 (10.66%) iPad
2 12 (9.84%) Open Source
3 11 (9.02%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.56%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.10%) GIS
7 3 (2.46%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.64%) Kindle
8 2 (1.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.21%) Linux
2 14 (11.48%) CentOS
2 14 (11.48%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) UNIX
5 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (39.34%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (28.69%) TDD
4 34 (27.87%) DevOps
5 25 (20.49%) Kanban
6 23 (18.85%) BDD
6 23 (18.85%) Software Engineering
7 18 (14.75%) User Stories
7 18 (14.75%) Test Automation
8 13 (10.66%) iOS Development
9 12 (9.84%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.20%) UML
10 10 (8.20%) SOA
10 10 (8.20%) Test Strategy
11 9 (7.38%) Integration Testing
12 8 (6.56%) Test Scripting
12 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.56%) Data Transformation
13 7 (5.74%) Unit Testing
13 7 (5.74%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.51%) Java
2 26 (21.31%) SQL
3 14 (11.48%) C#
4 13 (10.66%) Objective-C
5 10 (8.20%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.38%) Ruby
7 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.10%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.28%) Python
9 2 (1.64%) Perl
10 1 (0.82%) Korn
10 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.10%) BC Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) ISEB
4 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.46%) MCTS
4 3 (2.46%) MCSA
5 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.02%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) vCloud
2 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.46%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (29.51%) Puppet
2 28 (22.95%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.10%) YUM
4 3 (2.46%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) VMware
2 16 (13.11%) Oracle
3 13 (10.66%) EMC
3 13 (10.66%) Apple
4 11 (9.02%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.10%) ESRI
5 5 (4.10%) Tripwire
6 3 (2.46%) Sun
7 2 (1.64%) Interwoven
7 2 (1.64%) Google
8 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.82%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
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