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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 12 3 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 36 77 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.40% 20.98% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.50% 26.55% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 59 13
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£350 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £297 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
313 290 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.72% 79.02% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 213 158
Average daily rate £350 £365 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +142.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £27.63 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 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 28 August 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 84 (78.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (45.79%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (43.93%) Git (software)
3 47 (43.93%) Jenkins
4 46 (42.99%) Linux
5 43 (40.19%) TDD
6 41 (38.32%) BDD
7 40 (37.38%) Cucumber
8 32 (29.91%) Web Services
9 30 (28.04%) Java
10 27 (25.23%) Windows
10 27 (25.23%) Subversion
11 25 (23.36%) SOAP
11 25 (23.36%) DevOps
12 21 (19.63%) Puppet
12 21 (19.63%) WebLogic
12 21 (19.63%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (19.63%) QA
13 19 (17.76%) PHP
13 19 (17.76%) OO
14 18 (16.82%) SQL
14 18 (16.82%) Configuration Management
14 18 (16.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (16.82%) Vagrant
15 17 (15.89%) User Stories
15 17 (15.89%) Selenium
15 17 (15.89%) Oracle
16 16 (14.95%) RESTful
17 15 (14.02%) Change Control
17 15 (14.02%) MySQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (19.63%) WebLogic
2 13 (12.15%) Apache
3 8 (7.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (5.61%) JBoss
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (1.87%) Confluence
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.93%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) CMS
7 1 (0.93%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.08%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (14.02%) MySQL
3 12 (11.21%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.67%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (4.67%) OLAP
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 47 (43.93%) Git (software)
1 47 (43.93%) Jenkins
2 40 (37.38%) Cucumber
3 27 (25.23%) Subversion
4 18 (16.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (15.89%) Selenium
6 11 (10.28%) PHPUnit
7 9 (8.41%) JIRA
8 8 (7.48%) JUnit
8 8 (7.48%) Mockito
9 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (4.67%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.74%) WebDriver
11 4 (3.74%) Appium
12 3 (2.80%) FitNesse
12 3 (2.80%) Maven
12 3 (2.80%) Hudson
12 3 (2.80%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.87%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (5.61%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Developer
2 21 (19.63%) Analyst
3 19 (17.76%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (10.28%) PHP Developer
6 9 (8.41%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) Software Manager
9 6 (5.61%) ScrumMaster
9 6 (5.61%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Requirements Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Configuration Manager
11 4 (3.74%) Software Configuration Manager
11 4 (3.74%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.91%) Web Services
2 25 (23.36%) SOAP
3 16 (14.95%) RESTful
4 12 (11.21%) J2EE
5 11 (10.28%) XML
5 11 (10.28%) EJB
5 11 (10.28%) REST
6 8 (7.48%) Spring
6 8 (7.48%) HTML
7 7 (6.54%) JSON
8 6 (5.61%) HTML5
9 5 (4.67%) OpenID
9 5 (4.67%) OAuth2
9 5 (4.67%) SAML
9 5 (4.67%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.74%) .NET
10 4 (3.74%) CSS
11 3 (2.80%) Middleware
11 3 (2.80%) LAMP
12 2 (1.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) GIS
1 6 (5.61%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.80%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) iPhone
4 1 (0.93%) iPad
4 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Replication
4 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (42.99%) Linux
2 27 (25.23%) Windows
3 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (78.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (45.79%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (40.19%) TDD
4 41 (38.32%) BDD
5 25 (23.36%) DevOps
6 19 (17.76%) OO
7 18 (16.82%) Configuration Management
8 17 (15.89%) User Stories
9 15 (14.02%) Change Control
9 15 (14.02%) SOA
10 14 (13.08%) UML
10 14 (13.08%) Web Development
11 12 (11.21%) Kanban
12 10 (9.35%) Unit Testing
12 10 (9.35%) Coaching
13 9 (8.41%) Automated Testing
14 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
14 7 (6.54%) Project Management
14 7 (6.54%) Process Management
14 7 (6.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.04%) Java
2 19 (17.76%) PHP
3 18 (16.82%) SQL
4 8 (7.48%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.67%) Ruby
5 5 (4.67%) PHP5
5 5 (4.67%) Python
6 4 (3.74%) C#
7 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
1 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.61%) MCTS
3 6 (5.61%) MCSA
4 4 (3.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (19.63%) Puppet
2 18 (16.82%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Oracle
2 3 (2.80%) ESRI
2 3 (2.80%) WSO2
3 2 (1.87%) VMware
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.93%) Sun
4 1 (0.93%) Apple
4 1 (0.93%) Google
4 1 (0.93%) Infor
4 1 (0.93%) ATG
4 1 (0.93%) Apigee
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