Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 63 67 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 10.59% 11.73% 11.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.68% 13.01% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 41
East Sussex median daily rate £415 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.87% +39.29% -33.33%
10th Percentile £280 £294 £300
90th Percentile £615 £638 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £51.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.37% -9.52%

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 497 515 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 83.53% 90.19% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 322 313
East Sussex median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £283 £281 £263
90th Percentile £614 £587 £548
South East median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.60% +2.21% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 7
East Sussex median hourly rate £19.71 £21.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -33.85% +67.29%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £26.70 £43.75 £101.25
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £27.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% +21.35% -1.11%

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 October 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 October 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 -1 51 £400 -15.79% 14
Hove -1 12 £550 +2.33%
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 63 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) JIRA
3 18 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (23.81%) HTTP
4 15 (23.81%) REST
4 15 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (22.22%) QA
6 13 (20.63%) Test Scripting
6 13 (20.63%) Spring
6 13 (20.63%) AWS
7 12 (19.05%) DevOps
7 12 (19.05%) TDD
7 12 (19.05%) Manual Testing
7 12 (19.05%) Kanban
7 12 (19.05%) MVC
8 11 (17.46%) HTML
8 11 (17.46%) CSS
8 11 (17.46%) Web Development
8 11 (17.46%) RESTful
9 10 (15.87%) .NET
10 9 (14.29%) Ruby
10 9 (14.29%) CSS3
10 9 (14.29%) HTML5
10 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 9 (14.29%) Data Analytics
10 9 (14.29%) Analytics
10 9 (14.29%) Ansible
10 9 (14.29%) Terraform
10 9 (14.29%) Data Science
11 8 (12.70%) Service Design

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 6 (9.52%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) AWS
2 3 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (4.76%) Serverless
3 2 (3.17%) Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Office 365
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Big Data
1 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) JIRA
2 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.59%) GitLab
5 1 (1.59%) JUnit
5 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Scala Developer
4 7 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 6 (9.52%) Manual Test Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Scrum Master
6 5 (7.94%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior SQL Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 5 (7.94%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (6.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) REST
2 13 (20.63%) Spring
3 11 (17.46%) CSS
3 11 (17.46%) HTML
3 11 (17.46%) RESTful
4 10 (15.87%) .NET
5 9 (14.29%) CSS3
5 9 (14.29%) HTML5
6 8 (12.70%) Ajax
6 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
6 8 (12.70%) Django
6 8 (12.70%) Guice
6 8 (12.70%) JSON
6 8 (12.70%) Play Framework
6 8 (12.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (12.70%) Spring MVC
6 8 (12.70%) WCF
6 8 (12.70%) Web Services
6 8 (12.70%) XML
7 5 (7.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.94%) User Experience
3 4 (6.35%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.59%) Life Science
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (20.63%) Test Scripting
5 12 (19.05%) DevOps
5 12 (19.05%) Kanban
5 12 (19.05%) Manual Testing
5 12 (19.05%) MVC
5 12 (19.05%) TDD
6 11 (17.46%) Web Development
7 9 (14.29%) Analytics
7 9 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 9 (14.29%) Data Science
7 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.70%) BDD
8 8 (12.70%) Big Data Analytics
8 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
8 8 (12.70%) Data Engineering
8 8 (12.70%) Service Design
8 8 (12.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) Ruby
2 8 (12.70%) C#
2 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.70%) Scala
3 5 (7.94%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.94%) VB
3 5 (7.94%) VB.NET
4 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.76%) Groovy
6 2 (3.17%) Java 8
6 2 (3.17%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ISEB
3 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.76%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) IIBA
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.59%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Ansible
1 9 (14.29%) Terraform
2 5 (7.94%) Puppet
3 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Google
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) New Relic
2 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.59%) Dell
3 1 (1.59%) IBM