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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 3 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 68 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.92% 8.47% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.37% 11.26% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 20 3
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£385 £369 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £284 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
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
268 231 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 82.46% 75.24% 64.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 178 129
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £495 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £50.00 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £68.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 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 29 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 94 (80.34%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 49 (41.88%) Java
4 47 (40.17%) Linux
5 46 (39.32%) Jenkins
6 43 (36.75%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (32.48%) Web Services
8 36 (30.77%) TDD
8 36 (30.77%) BDD
9 35 (29.91%) Git (software)
10 30 (25.64%) Selenium
11 26 (22.22%) Puppet
12 25 (21.37%) Windows
13 24 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (20.51%) Subversion
14 22 (18.80%) SOAP
14 22 (18.80%) Vagrant
15 21 (17.95%) DevOps
15 21 (17.95%) WebLogic
16 20 (17.09%) JUnit
16 20 (17.09%) Apache
16 20 (17.09%) RESTful
17 19 (16.24%) SOA
18 18 (15.38%) Configuration Management
18 18 (15.38%) Spring
18 18 (15.38%) Mockito
19 17 (14.53%) Kanban
19 17 (14.53%) Oracle
20 16 (13.68%) Hibernate
20 16 (13.68%) QA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 21 (17.95%) WebLogic
2 20 (17.09%) Apache
3 10 (8.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (6.84%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.13%) JBoss
6 2 (1.71%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Network Security
2 1 (0.85%) DSL
2 1 (0.85%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (9.40%) MySQL
3 10 (8.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.27%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (4.27%) OLAP
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.85%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 52 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 46 (39.32%) Jenkins
3 35 (29.91%) Git (software)
4 30 (25.64%) Selenium
5 24 (20.51%) Subversion
6 20 (17.09%) JUnit
7 18 (15.38%) Mockito
8 16 (13.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (10.26%) JIRA
10 8 (6.84%) Maven
11 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (5.13%) Appium
12 4 (3.42%) IntelliJ
12 4 (3.42%) Xcode
12 4 (3.42%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.42%) Calabash
13 3 (2.56%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
14 2 (1.71%) RSpec
14 2 (1.71%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (4.27%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (37.61%) Developer
2 29 (24.79%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.37%) Analyst
4 12 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) Test Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Lead Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.98%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Development Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Requirements Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Software Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.48%) Web Services
2 22 (18.80%) SOAP
3 20 (17.09%) RESTful
4 18 (15.38%) Spring
5 16 (13.68%) Hibernate
6 12 (10.26%) CSS
7 11 (9.40%) EJB
7 11 (9.40%) HTML
7 11 (9.40%) J2EE
8 9 (7.69%) OAuth2
8 9 (7.69%) OpenID
8 9 (7.69%) SAML
9 8 (6.84%) Spring MVC
9 8 (6.84%) Java EE
9 8 (6.84%) JPA
10 7 (5.98%) HTML5
10 7 (5.98%) JSON
11 6 (5.13%) REST
12 5 (4.27%) PostGIS
12 5 (4.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.42%) GIS
1 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.71%) Clustering
3 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.85%) Robotics
4 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.17%) Linux
2 25 (21.37%) Windows
3 6 (5.13%) Android
3 6 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (80.34%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.75%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (30.77%) TDD
3 36 (30.77%) BDD
4 21 (17.95%) DevOps
5 19 (16.24%) SOA
6 18 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 17 (14.53%) Kanban
8 16 (13.68%) User Stories
9 14 (11.97%) Open Source
9 14 (11.97%) UML
10 13 (11.11%) Web Development
11 12 (10.26%) Change Control
12 11 (9.40%) OO
13 10 (8.55%) MVC
13 10 (8.55%) Automated Testing
14 8 (6.84%) TOGAF
15 7 (5.98%) Process Management
16 6 (5.13%) Project Management
16 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.88%) Java
2 14 (11.97%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.40%) SQL
4 6 (5.13%) Ruby
5 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.56%) Python
5 3 (2.56%) PHP
6 2 (1.71%) C#
6 2 (1.71%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.13%) MCSA
2 6 (5.13%) MCTS
3 3 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) VirtualBox
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (22.22%) Puppet
2 22 (18.80%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Oracle
2 4 (3.42%) Apigee
3 2 (1.71%) VMware
4 1 (0.85%) Infor
4 1 (0.85%) WSO2
4 1 (0.85%) Google
4 1 (0.85%) ATG
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.85%) Sun
4 1 (0.85%) ESRI
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