The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 25 31 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.83% 9.84% 18.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.79% 12.60% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 34
Median daily rate £485 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.87% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £384 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +20.19%
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
212 246 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.91% 78.10% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 165 161
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 12
Median hourly rate £14.75 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 15 (39.47%) Service Management
3 13 (34.21%) IaaS
4 11 (28.95%) User Stories
4 11 (28.95%) VMware
4 11 (28.95%) Linux
5 10 (26.32%) Windows
5 10 (26.32%) PaaS
6 9 (23.68%) CA
7 8 (21.05%) BMC
8 7 (18.42%) Java
8 7 (18.42%) C
8 7 (18.42%) Puppet
8 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
9 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.79%) Cisco
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.79%) Finance
10 5 (13.16%) Remedy
10 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
10 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
10 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) IaaS
2 10 (26.32%) PaaS
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Power BI
3 1 (2.63%) QlikView
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
1 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.63%) Appium
5 1 (2.63%) Mockito
5 1 (2.63%) Robotium
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Analyst
1 6 (15.79%) Architect
1 6 (15.79%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Scrum Master
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Scala Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Service Design Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Coach
6 1 (2.63%) Business Requirements Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Java EE
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
3 1 (2.63%) RoboGuice
3 1 (2.63%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) CMDB
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 15 (39.47%) Service Management
3 11 (28.95%) User Stories
4 5 (13.16%) Coaching
4 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Microservices
4 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
4 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
4 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Kanban
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) BDD
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) ITSM
6 3 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) SIEM
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) C
1 7 (18.42%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) Scala
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) IRCA
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) EFQM
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.53%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (7.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) VMware
2 9 (23.68%) CA
3 8 (21.05%) BMC
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.16%) Remedy
6 3 (7.89%) ArcSight
6 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.89%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) Intel Security
6 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.89%) Splunk
6 3 (7.89%) Symantec
7 2 (5.26%) ATG
7 2 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.63%) SAP
8 1 (2.63%) Tableau