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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 9 3 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Contract jobs citing Scrum 41 62 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.46% 17.92% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.86% 22.38% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 2
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£370 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +22.83%
Scrum
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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
276 277 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 83.89% 80.06% 61.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 203 117
Average daily rate £350 £370 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £32.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 July 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 July 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 92 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (46.55%) Jenkins
3 52 (44.83%) Git (software)
3 52 (44.83%) BDD
4 51 (43.97%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (43.97%) Linux
5 50 (43.10%) TDD
5 50 (43.10%) Cucumber
6 39 (33.62%) Web Services
7 38 (32.76%) Java
8 34 (29.31%) Subversion
9 30 (25.86%) SOAP
10 27 (23.28%) Windows
11 26 (22.41%) Selenium
12 25 (21.55%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (21.55%) RESTful
13 24 (20.69%) DevOps
14 22 (18.97%) OO
15 21 (18.10%) WebLogic
15 21 (18.10%) Puppet
16 20 (17.24%) PHP
16 20 (17.24%) QA
17 19 (16.38%) SQL
17 19 (16.38%) Apache
17 19 (16.38%) SOA
17 19 (16.38%) Change Control
18 18 (15.52%) Vagrant
18 18 (15.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 18 (15.52%) Configuration Management
19 17 (14.66%) Internet

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (18.10%) WebLogic
2 19 (16.38%) Apache
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (5.17%) JBoss
5 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (1.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.86%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (13.79%) MySQL
3 11 (9.48%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.31%) OLAP
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.31%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (46.55%) Jenkins
2 52 (44.83%) Git (software)
3 50 (43.10%) Cucumber
4 34 (29.31%) Subversion
5 26 (22.41%) Selenium
6 18 (15.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (13.79%) JUnit
8 14 (12.07%) Mockito
9 12 (10.34%) PHPUnit
10 7 (6.03%) JIRA
11 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (4.31%) WebDriver
12 5 (4.31%) SpecFlow
13 4 (3.45%) Appium
14 3 (2.59%) Hudson
14 3 (2.59%) SoapUI
14 3 (2.59%) FitNesse
14 3 (2.59%) Maven
15 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
15 2 (1.72%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (5.17%) Finance
2 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (43.10%) Developer
2 25 (21.55%) Analyst
3 24 (20.69%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.34%) PHP Developer
4 12 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) Test Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Software Manager
8 6 (5.17%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Requirements Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Configuration Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Software Configuration Manager
10 4 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (3.45%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.62%) Web Services
2 30 (25.86%) SOAP
3 25 (21.55%) RESTful
4 14 (12.07%) Spring
5 13 (11.21%) REST
6 12 (10.34%) J2EE
7 11 (9.48%) XML
7 11 (9.48%) EJB
8 10 (8.62%) Hibernate
9 9 (7.76%) OpenID
9 9 (7.76%) OAuth2
9 9 (7.76%) HTML
9 9 (7.76%) SAML
10 8 (6.90%) JSON
11 6 (5.17%) HTML5
12 5 (4.31%) CSS
13 4 (3.45%) .NET
13 4 (3.45%) LAMP
14 3 (2.59%) Middleware
14 3 (2.59%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) GIS
1 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.59%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.59%) Clustering
4 1 (0.86%) iPhone
4 1 (0.86%) iPad
4 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.86%) Replication
4 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.97%) Linux
2 27 (23.28%) Windows
3 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.45%) Android
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.83%) BDD
3 51 (43.97%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (43.10%) TDD
5 24 (20.69%) DevOps
6 22 (18.97%) OO
7 19 (16.38%) SOA
7 19 (16.38%) Change Control
8 18 (15.52%) Configuration Management
9 17 (14.66%) Web Development
9 17 (14.66%) User Stories
10 14 (12.07%) UML
11 12 (10.34%) Automated Testing
12 11 (9.48%) Unit Testing
13 10 (8.62%) Kanban
14 8 (6.90%) Coaching
15 7 (6.03%) Open Source
15 7 (6.03%) Project Management
15 7 (6.03%) Process Management
16 6 (5.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.76%) Java
2 20 (17.24%) PHP
3 19 (16.38%) SQL
4 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.17%) PHP5
6 5 (4.31%) Ruby
6 5 (4.31%) Python
7 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.59%) C#
8 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
1 9 (7.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.17%) MCSA
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.17%) MCTS
3 4 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (18.10%) Puppet
2 18 (15.52%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (14.66%) Oracle
2 3 (2.59%) ESRI
2 3 (2.59%) WSO2
2 3 (2.59%) Apigee
3 2 (1.72%) VMware
4 1 (0.86%) Infor
4 1 (0.86%) ATG
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.86%) Sun
4 1 (0.86%) Apple
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