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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 9 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 53 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.65% 3.77% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.16% 5.35% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 8 5
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£385 £245 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -30.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £174 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £170.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- +12.43%
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
328 243 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 78.28% 70.43% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 183 93
Average daily rate £388 £320 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -20.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 95 (84.82%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (47.32%) Jenkins
3 52 (46.43%) Java
4 51 (45.54%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (44.64%) Cucumber
6 42 (37.50%) BDD
7 37 (33.04%) Web Services
7 37 (33.04%) Linux
7 37 (33.04%) TDD
8 32 (28.57%) Puppet
9 31 (27.68%) Git (software)
9 31 (27.68%) Subversion
10 29 (25.89%) Selenium
11 27 (24.11%) RESTful
11 27 (24.11%) Vagrant
12 26 (23.21%) SQL
13 25 (22.32%) Apache
14 23 (20.54%) JUnit
15 21 (18.75%) Kanban
16 20 (17.86%) Spring
17 19 (16.96%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (16.96%) Configuration Management
17 19 (16.96%) Internet
17 19 (16.96%) Mockito
18 17 (15.18%) Test Automation
18 17 (15.18%) SOA
18 17 (15.18%) Hibernate
19 16 (14.29%) Web Development
19 16 (14.29%) JSON
19 16 (14.29%) OO

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (22.32%) Apache
2 14 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 12 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 10 (8.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.79%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.61%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.36%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (5.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.96%) Internet
2 5 (4.46%) Network Security
3 3 (2.68%) SSL
3 3 (2.68%) DSL
3 3 (2.68%) Firewall
4 2 (1.79%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.46%) OLAP
4 5 (4.46%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.79%) MySQL
8 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.89%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (47.32%) Jenkins
2 50 (44.64%) Cucumber
3 31 (27.68%) Subversion
3 31 (27.68%) Git (software)
4 29 (25.89%) Selenium
5 23 (20.54%) JUnit
6 19 (16.96%) Mockito
7 13 (11.61%) JIRA
8 12 (10.71%) Maven
9 10 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (6.25%) SpecFlow
11 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (5.36%) RSpec
12 5 (4.46%) SoapUI
12 5 (4.46%) Appium
13 4 (3.57%) Calabash
13 4 (3.57%) PHPUnit
13 4 (3.57%) Xcode
13 4 (3.57%) IntelliJ
14 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (51.79%) Developer
2 26 (23.21%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.29%) Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Agile Java Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Test Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Architect
6 9 (8.04%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Development Manager
7 8 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Lead Architect
7 8 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.36%) PHP Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Tester
9 5 (4.46%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.57%) Software Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.04%) Web Services
2 27 (24.11%) RESTful
3 20 (17.86%) Spring
4 17 (15.18%) Hibernate
5 16 (14.29%) JSON
6 14 (12.50%) CSS
7 13 (11.61%) SOAP
8 12 (10.71%) JPA
9 11 (9.82%) Spring MVC
9 11 (9.82%) XML
10 10 (8.93%) Ajax
11 9 (8.04%) HTML
11 9 (8.04%) Java EE
12 8 (7.14%) .NET
12 8 (7.14%) REST
12 8 (7.14%) PostGIS
13 7 (6.25%) OpenID
13 7 (6.25%) SAML
13 7 (6.25%) OAuth2
14 6 (5.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.68%) GIS
4 1 (0.89%) Robotics
4 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.04%) Linux
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (4.46%) Android
3 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.57%) Windows
4 4 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (84.82%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (45.54%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (37.50%) BDD
4 37 (33.04%) TDD
5 21 (18.75%) Kanban
6 19 (16.96%) Configuration Management
7 17 (15.18%) SOA
7 17 (15.18%) Test Automation
8 16 (14.29%) Change Control
8 16 (14.29%) DevOps
8 16 (14.29%) OO
8 16 (14.29%) Web Development
9 14 (12.50%) MVC
10 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.82%) User Stories
11 10 (8.93%) Unit Testing
12 9 (8.04%) BPEL
13 8 (7.14%) Automated Testing
13 8 (7.14%) TOGAF
14 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.43%) Java
2 26 (23.21%) SQL
3 14 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.93%) Ruby
5 7 (6.25%) PHP
6 6 (5.36%) PHP5
7 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.68%) C#
7 3 (2.68%) Python
8 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) MCSA
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (5.36%) MCTS
2 2 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (7.14%) VirtualBox
3 3 (2.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (28.57%) Puppet
2 27 (24.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (11.61%) Oracle
2 4 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (0.89%) Infor
3 1 (0.89%) WSO2
3 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.89%) Sun
3 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.89%) ESRI
3 1 (0.89%) VMware
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