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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 3 14 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 70 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.00% 7.95% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.55% 11.02% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 17 3
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£375 £425 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +61.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +53.84%
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
274 236 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 78.29% 72.17% 72.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 181 123
Average daily rate £365 £383 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.57% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 27
Average hourly rate £18.55 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.87% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.71 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.93 £25.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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.

1 108 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (55.74%) Web Services
3 49 (40.16%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (36.07%) Jenkins
5 40 (32.79%) Cucumber
6 37 (30.33%) Puppet
7 36 (29.51%) TDD
8 35 (28.69%) Java
8 35 (28.69%) DevOps
9 29 (23.77%) Vagrant
9 29 (23.77%) Git (software)
9 29 (23.77%) SOAP
10 27 (22.13%) RESTful
11 25 (20.49%) Kanban
11 25 (20.49%) SQL
12 24 (19.67%) Software Engineering
12 24 (19.67%) BDD
13 22 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (18.03%) Subversion
13 22 (18.03%) .NET
13 22 (18.03%) Linux
14 21 (17.21%) Apache
15 19 (15.57%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (15.57%) Test Automation
15 19 (15.57%) User Stories
16 18 (14.75%) JIRA
17 17 (13.93%) VMware
17 17 (13.93%) Oracle
18 16 (13.11%) Internet
19 15 (12.30%) Selenium

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 21 (17.21%) Apache
2 11 (9.02%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.20%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.10%) Confluence
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (2.46%) Node.js
7 2 (1.64%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.64%) CMS
7 2 (1.64%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.82%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.02%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (9.02%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) Internet
2 14 (11.48%) HTTP
3 2 (1.64%) Intranet
3 2 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (0.82%) LAN
4 1 (0.82%) WAN
4 1 (0.82%) DAB
4 1 (0.82%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.92%) MySQL
4 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (36.07%) Jenkins
2 40 (32.79%) Cucumber
3 29 (23.77%) Git (software)
4 22 (18.03%) Subversion
5 18 (14.75%) JIRA
6 15 (12.30%) Selenium
7 14 (11.48%) SoapUI
8 12 (9.84%) SpecFlow
9 11 (9.02%) Eclipse
10 9 (7.38%) Maven
10 9 (7.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (7.38%) RSpec
11 8 (6.56%) JUnit
12 7 (5.74%) JMeter
12 7 (5.74%) FitNesse
12 7 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (4.92%) LoadRunner
14 5 (4.10%) Mockito
15 3 (2.46%) Hudson
15 3 (2.46%) Grunt
General
1 4 (3.28%) Finance
1 4 (3.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (33.61%) Developer
2 25 (20.49%) Analyst
3 16 (13.11%) Test Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Architect
5 12 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Software Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.56%) Requirements Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.74%) iOS Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Linux Support
9 5 (4.10%) ScrumMaster
9 5 (4.10%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.28%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.28%) SQL Developer
11 3 (2.46%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (55.74%) Web Services
2 29 (23.77%) SOAP
3 27 (22.13%) RESTful
4 22 (18.03%) .NET
5 12 (9.84%) J2EE
6 11 (9.02%) Cocoa
6 11 (9.02%) Cocoa Touch
7 9 (7.38%) Middleware
8 8 (6.56%) jQuery
8 8 (6.56%) Spring
9 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.92%) PostGIS
9 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.92%) HTML
10 5 (4.10%) CSS
10 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (4.10%) Spring MVC
10 5 (4.10%) JPA
10 5 (4.10%) HTML5
11 4 (3.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) iPad
1 13 (10.66%) iPhone
2 12 (9.84%) Open Source
3 11 (9.02%) Mobile App
4 10 (8.20%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.56%) Data Structures
5 8 (6.56%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.10%) GIS
8 3 (2.46%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.64%) Kindle
9 2 (1.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Linux
2 14 (11.48%) CentOS
2 14 (11.48%) Apple iOS
3 11 (9.02%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) UNIX
5 1 (0.82%) Windows
5 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.16%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (29.51%) TDD
4 35 (28.69%) DevOps
5 25 (20.49%) Kanban
6 24 (19.67%) Software Engineering
6 24 (19.67%) BDD
7 19 (15.57%) Test Automation
7 19 (15.57%) User Stories
8 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
8 13 (10.66%) iOS Development
9 10 (8.20%) Test Strategy
9 10 (8.20%) SOA
9 10 (8.20%) UML
10 9 (7.38%) Integration Testing
11 8 (6.56%) Test Scripting
11 8 (6.56%) Data Transformation
11 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.74%) MVC
12 7 (5.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.69%) Java
2 25 (20.49%) SQL
3 14 (11.48%) C#
4 13 (10.66%) Objective-C
5 9 (7.38%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.38%) Ruby
6 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.10%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.28%) Python
8 2 (1.64%) Perl
9 1 (0.82%) Korn
9 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.10%) BC Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) ISEB
4 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.46%) MCSA
4 3 (2.46%) MCTS
5 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.02%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) vCloud
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.46%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (30.33%) Puppet
2 29 (23.77%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.10%) YUM
4 3 (2.46%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) VMware
1 17 (13.93%) Oracle
2 13 (10.66%) EMC
2 13 (10.66%) Apple
3 11 (9.02%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.10%) ESRI
4 5 (4.10%) Tripwire
5 3 (2.46%) Sun
6 2 (1.64%) Google
6 2 (1.64%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.82%) SAP
7 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £30 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago