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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 27 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.27% 13.51% 8.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.71% 17.48% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 16
Average daily rate £425 £420 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +86.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.75 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
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
197 286 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.90% 77.30% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 174 140
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 14
Average hourly rate £25.13 £13.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.62% -66.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 February 2016, 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 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (46.30%) Java
4 24 (44.44%) TDD
5 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
6 21 (38.89%) Oracle
7 19 (35.19%) Jenkins
8 18 (33.33%) SOA
8 18 (33.33%) BDD
9 16 (29.63%) Ruby
9 16 (29.63%) User Stories
10 15 (27.78%) Linux
11 13 (24.07%) Web Services
11 13 (24.07%) Python
11 13 (24.07%) Windows
11 13 (24.07%) Subversion
12 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
12 12 (22.22%) REST
12 12 (22.22%) DevOps
13 10 (18.52%) Appium
14 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
14 9 (16.67%) Gradle
14 9 (16.67%) SDLC
14 9 (16.67%) Mockito
14 9 (16.67%) Kanban
14 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 9 (16.67%) Maven
14 9 (16.67%) JSON
14 9 (16.67%) HTML
15 8 (14.81%) C++

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (12.96%) Node.js
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) IIS
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (3.70%) Confluence
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) DVB
1 6 (11.11%) HTTP
2 5 (9.26%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (1.85%) ATM
4 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.11%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) GIS
4 2 (3.70%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 19 (35.19%) Jenkins
3 13 (24.07%) Subversion
4 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 10 (18.52%) Appium
6 9 (16.67%) Gradle
6 9 (16.67%) Maven
6 9 (16.67%) Mockito
7 7 (12.96%) Vagrant
8 6 (11.11%) Ant
8 6 (11.11%) Artifactory
8 6 (11.11%) Robotium
8 6 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (9.26%) SpecFlow
10 4 (7.41%) Selenium
10 4 (7.41%) Zephyr
11 3 (5.56%) JUnit
11 3 (5.56%) RubyMine
11 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Real Time Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) Web Services
2 12 (22.22%) REST
3 9 (16.67%) HTML
3 9 (16.67%) JSON
4 7 (12.96%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (11.11%) .NET
5 6 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (11.11%) Android SDK
5 6 (11.11%) Apache CXF
5 6 (11.11%) EJB
5 6 (11.11%) HTML5
5 6 (11.11%) J2EE
5 6 (11.11%) RoboGuice
5 6 (11.11%) SOAP
6 5 (9.26%) Ajax
7 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.56%) CSS
7 3 (5.56%) jQuery
7 3 (5.56%) Spring
7 3 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) DTV
1 6 (11.11%) MPEG
1 6 (11.11%) STB
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 13 (24.07%) Windows
3 7 (12.96%) Android
3 7 (12.96%) Mac OS X
3 7 (12.96%) Unix
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (44.44%) TDD
4 18 (33.33%) BDD
4 18 (33.33%) SOA
5 16 (29.63%) User Stories
6 12 (22.22%) DevOps
7 9 (16.67%) Kanban
7 9 (16.67%) SDLC
8 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.81%) UML
9 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.11%) Android Development
10 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (11.11%) Process Management
10 6 (11.11%) Software Architecture
10 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (9.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) Ruby
3 13 (24.07%) Python
4 8 (14.81%) C++
4 8 (14.81%) SQL
5 7 (12.96%) C#
5 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.96%) Shell Script
6 6 (11.11%) C
7 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
1 3 (5.56%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.70%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Serena
3 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
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