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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 2 16 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 77 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.98% 6.02% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.02% 8.89% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 13 2
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£365 £400 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £315 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £341
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 £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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
285 225 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.66% 67.77% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 157 111
Average daily rate £365 £383 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.57% +10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 43
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 57 (55.34%) Web Services
2 37 (35.92%) Jenkins
3 36 (34.95%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (32.04%) Java
5 32 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (30.10%) Puppet
7 30 (29.13%) DevOps
8 29 (28.16%) Cucumber
9 28 (27.18%) TDD
10 26 (25.24%) SQL
11 25 (24.27%) SOAP
12 24 (23.30%) Software Engineering
13 23 (22.33%) Linux
13 23 (22.33%) .NET
13 23 (22.33%) Vagrant
14 20 (19.42%) RESTful
15 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
15 19 (18.45%) Kanban
15 19 (18.45%) BDD
15 19 (18.45%) Apache
16 18 (17.48%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (17.48%) VMware
17 17 (16.50%) Subversion
17 17 (16.50%) Oracle
17 17 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (15.53%) Test Automation
18 16 (15.53%) Security Cleared
19 15 (14.56%) User Stories
19 15 (14.56%) C#
20 14 (13.59%) JIRA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (18.45%) Apache
2 11 (10.68%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.68%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.91%) Node.js
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (1.94%) CMS
5 2 (1.94%) TeamSite
5 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.97%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.74%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (8.74%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) Internet
2 10 (9.71%) HTTP
3 2 (1.94%) SSL
3 2 (1.94%) IPv4
3 2 (1.94%) Intranet
3 2 (1.94%) LAN
3 2 (1.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.83%) MySQL
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (35.92%) Jenkins
2 29 (28.16%) Cucumber
3 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
4 17 (16.50%) Subversion
5 14 (13.59%) JIRA
6 13 (12.62%) SoapUI
7 12 (11.65%) SpecFlow
8 11 (10.68%) Maven
9 9 (8.74%) Eclipse
9 9 (8.74%) Selenium
9 9 (8.74%) RSpec
10 7 (6.80%) FitNesse
11 5 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.91%) JUnit
12 3 (2.91%) LoadRunner
12 3 (2.91%) JMeter
12 3 (2.91%) Hudson
12 3 (2.91%) Grunt
12 3 (2.91%) Mockito
General
1 5 (4.85%) Back Office
2 2 (1.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (30.10%) Developer
2 19 (18.45%) Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Test Analyst
4 11 (10.68%) Architect
4 11 (10.68%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (8.74%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.74%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) iOS Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Requirements Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Linux Support
7 5 (4.85%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (4.85%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Test Leader
9 3 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.91%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (55.34%) Web Services
2 25 (24.27%) SOAP
3 23 (22.33%) .NET
4 20 (19.42%) RESTful
5 10 (9.71%) J2EE
6 9 (8.74%) Middleware
6 9 (8.74%) jQuery
7 8 (7.77%) Spring
8 7 (6.80%) Cocoa
8 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET
8 7 (6.80%) Cocoa Touch
8 7 (6.80%) PostGIS
9 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (5.83%) HTML
10 5 (4.85%) CSS
10 5 (4.85%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.85%) HTML5
11 4 (3.88%) Ajax
11 4 (3.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Open Source
2 9 (8.74%) iPad
2 9 (8.74%) iPhone
3 7 (6.80%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.85%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.91%) GIS
5 3 (2.91%) Linked Data
6 2 (1.94%) Kindle
6 2 (1.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Linux
2 14 (13.59%) CentOS
3 10 (9.71%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.71%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.94%) UNIX
5 2 (1.94%) Windows
6 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.95%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.13%) DevOps
4 28 (27.18%) TDD
5 24 (23.30%) Software Engineering
6 19 (18.45%) BDD
6 19 (18.45%) Kanban
7 16 (15.53%) Test Automation
8 15 (14.56%) User Stories
9 10 (9.71%) Test Strategy
9 10 (9.71%) SOA
10 9 (8.74%) UML
10 9 (8.74%) Integration Testing
10 9 (8.74%) iOS Development
11 8 (7.77%) Data Transformation
11 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.80%) Configuration Management
13 6 (5.83%) MVC
13 6 (5.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.04%) Java
2 26 (25.24%) SQL
3 15 (14.56%) C#
4 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.74%) Objective-C
5 9 (8.74%) Ruby
6 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.85%) Python
8 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.94%) Korn
10 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) ISEB
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.97%) MCTS
5 1 (0.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) vCloud
2 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.91%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (30.10%) Puppet
2 23 (22.33%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.85%) YUM
4 1 (0.97%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (17.48%) VMware
2 17 (16.50%) Oracle
3 13 (12.62%) EMC
4 11 (10.68%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.74%) Apple
6 5 (4.85%) ESRI
6 5 (4.85%) Tripwire
7 2 (1.94%) Google
7 2 (1.94%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.97%) Sun
8 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
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