The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 2 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 59 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.82% 1.60% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.23% 2.55% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
254 196 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 76.74% 62.62% 65.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 121 79
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £192 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 39
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.80 £9.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Scrum
Hampshire

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 34 (44.74%) Web Services
2 25 (32.89%) SQL
2 25 (32.89%) Jenkins
3 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (28.95%) Java
4 22 (28.95%) Puppet
5 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (27.63%) Linux
6 20 (26.32%) .NET
6 20 (26.32%) DevOps
7 19 (25.00%) TDD
8 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
8 18 (23.68%) Cucumber
9 17 (22.37%) Test Automation
10 16 (21.05%) SOAP
11 15 (19.74%) Oracle
11 15 (19.74%) Vagrant
12 14 (18.42%) C#
13 13 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (17.11%) Kanban
14 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
14 12 (15.79%) VMware
14 12 (15.79%) Apache
15 11 (14.47%) WebLogic
15 11 (14.47%) Subversion
15 11 (14.47%) RESTful
15 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
15 11 (14.47%) BDD
16 10 (13.16%) JIRA
16 10 (13.16%) Oracle Linux

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 12 (15.79%) Apache
2 11 (14.47%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.95%) Node.js
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.32%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.32%) Confluence
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.32%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.21%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (9.21%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) Internet
2 6 (7.89%) HTTP
3 2 (2.63%) SSL
3 2 (2.63%) IPv4
3 2 (2.63%) LAN
3 2 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.89%) MySQL
4 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Jenkins
2 18 (23.68%) Cucumber
3 11 (14.47%) Subversion
3 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
4 10 (13.16%) Maven
4 10 (13.16%) JIRA
5 9 (11.84%) SoapUI
6 8 (10.53%) SpecFlow
6 8 (10.53%) Selenium
6 8 (10.53%) RSpec
7 7 (9.21%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.95%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.95%) Mockito
8 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.95%) Grunt
9 2 (2.63%) JUnit
9 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.32%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.32%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (6.58%) Back Office
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Developer
2 13 (17.11%) Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Linux Support
7 5 (6.58%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Requirements Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.95%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.74%) Web Services
2 20 (26.32%) .NET
3 16 (21.05%) SOAP
4 11 (14.47%) RESTful
5 9 (11.84%) Middleware
5 9 (11.84%) jQuery
6 7 (9.21%) Spring
7 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (7.89%) J2EE
7 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.89%) HTML
7 6 (7.89%) PostGIS
8 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (6.58%) CSS
8 5 (6.58%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.26%) HTML5
9 4 (5.26%) Ajax
10 3 (3.95%) JSON
10 3 (3.95%) Spring MVC
10 3 (3.95%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Open Source
2 5 (6.58%) iPad
2 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.58%) iPhone
3 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.95%) Linked Data
4 2 (2.63%) Kindle
4 2 (2.63%) GIS
5 1 (1.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle Linux
3 9 (11.84%) CentOS
4 7 (9.21%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.63%) Android
6 2 (2.63%) UNIX
6 2 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (26.32%) DevOps
4 19 (25.00%) TDD
5 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
6 17 (22.37%) Test Automation
7 13 (17.11%) Kanban
8 11 (14.47%) BDD
9 10 (13.16%) SOA
10 9 (11.84%) User Stories
10 9 (11.84%) Test Strategy
11 8 (10.53%) Integration Testing
12 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
12 7 (9.21%) UML
12 7 (9.21%) MVC
12 7 (9.21%) Data Transformation
13 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (6.58%) iOS Development
15 4 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
15 4 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) SQL
2 22 (28.95%) Java
3 14 (18.42%) C#
4 10 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.84%) Ruby
6 5 (6.58%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.63%) Korn
8 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.63%) Python
8 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) vCloud
2 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.95%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (28.95%) Puppet
2 15 (19.74%) Vagrant
3 5 (6.58%) YUM
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) VMware
3 8 (10.53%) EMC
4 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.58%) Apple
6 4 (5.26%) ESRI
7 2 (2.63%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.32%) Google
8 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.32%) Twitter
8 1 (1.32%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350+
Posted: 5 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350-400
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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Rate: £380.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago