Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 12 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 68 57 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 11.04% 10.90% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.81% 13.13% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 15
East Sussex median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £306 £340 £305
90th Percentile £638 £583 £513
South East median daily rate £475 £465 £438
% change year-on-year +2.15% +6.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £42.00
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £49.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -5.26%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 531 434 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 86.20% 82.98% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 300 246
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.34% -
10th Percentile £298 £263 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 14
East Sussex median hourly rate £38.75 £26.00 £24.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.04% +6.82% -8.50%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.26 £13.34
90th Percentile £48.68 £45.00 £44.10
South East median hourly rate £26.91 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.10% +6.67% -21.74%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in East Sussex

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in East Sussex

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in East Sussex over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in East Sussex

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +5 51 £475 -5.00% 21
Hove +6 15 £500 -11.11% 2
Eastbourne -3 1 - -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 68 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) Finance
3 21 (30.88%) Test Automation
4 20 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (27.94%) HTML
5 19 (27.94%) CSS
6 18 (26.47%) Web Development
7 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (23.53%) Kanban
7 16 (23.53%) Java
8 14 (20.59%) MVC
9 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
9 13 (19.12%) JIRA
9 13 (19.12%) Spring
9 13 (19.12%) RESTful
10 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 12 (17.65%) Open Source
10 12 (17.65%) REST
10 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
10 12 (17.65%) Coaching
10 12 (17.65%) TDD
10 12 (17.65%) Ajax
10 12 (17.65%) Ruby
10 12 (17.65%) Linux
10 12 (17.65%) Project Management
11 11 (16.18%) Django
11 11 (16.18%) Scala
11 11 (16.18%) HTML5
12 10 (14.71%) Confluence
12 10 (14.71%) OWASP

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 10 (14.71%) Confluence
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.47%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Big Data
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) JIRA
2 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.71%) JUnit
4 9 (13.24%) Subversion
5 3 (4.41%) MSTest
5 3 (4.41%) NUnit
5 3 (4.41%) Selenium
6 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.47%) GitLab
6 1 (1.47%) Gradle
6 1 (1.47%) Grunt
6 1 (1.47%) gulp
6 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.47%) Mocha
6 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.47%) Xcode
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) Scrum Master
3 9 (13.24%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Scala Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Agile Coach
7 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.41%) CRM Manager
7 3 (4.41%) CRM Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Product Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Product Owner
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Agile Scrum Master
8 2 (2.94%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Digital Transformation
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) CSS
1 19 (27.94%) HTML
2 13 (19.12%) RESTful
2 13 (19.12%) Spring
3 12 (17.65%) Ajax
3 12 (17.65%) REST
4 11 (16.18%) Django
4 11 (16.18%) HTML5
5 10 (14.71%) CSS3
6 9 (13.24%) Guice
6 9 (13.24%) JSON
6 9 (13.24%) Play Framework
6 9 (13.24%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (13.24%) Spring MVC
7 6 (8.82%) React
8 5 (7.35%) .NET
9 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.88%) Web Services
9 4 (5.88%) XML
10 3 (4.41%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
1 4 (5.88%) User Experience
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.41%) Social Network
2 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.94%) PMI
4 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.47%) iPhone
4 1 (1.47%) Life Science
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
2 2 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Test Automation
3 20 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (26.47%) Web Development
5 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (23.53%) Kanban
6 14 (20.59%) MVC
7 12 (17.65%) Coaching
7 12 (17.65%) Open Source
7 12 (17.65%) Project Management
7 12 (17.65%) TDD
8 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
8 10 (14.71%) OWASP
8 10 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (14.71%) Software Delivery
9 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.24%) Service Design
9 9 (13.24%) Web Design
10 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.82%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) Java
2 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.65%) Ruby
4 11 (16.18%) Scala
5 8 (11.76%) C#
6 5 (7.35%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) Java 8
7 2 (2.94%) Kotlin
7 2 (2.94%) Rust
7 2 (2.94%) SQL
7 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) PMO
2 1 (1.47%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Google
2 3 (4.41%) Facebook
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Twitter
3 1 (1.47%) Apple
3 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle