Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 17 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 59 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 10.63% 8.87% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 10.33% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 38
East Sussex median daily rate £488 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -28.57% +37.25%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £371
90th Percentile £640 £521 £588
South East median daily rate £465 £446 £425
% change year-on-year +4.20% +5.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £46.00 £52.00
% change year-on-year +10.87% -11.54% +38.67%

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 499 484 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 89.91% 85.82% 85.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 324 309
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £275 £258 £253
90th Percentile £575 £538 £560
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.52% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
East Sussex median hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £19.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.38% +67.29% +2.25%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £14.33
90th Percentile £20.10 £101.25 £25.06
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.81% -6.67% -0.73%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 +7 43 £450 +20.00% 18
Hove +7 14 £588 +32.02% 3
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 59 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) Test Automation
3 18 (30.51%) Java
4 16 (27.12%) Finance
5 15 (25.42%) Project Management
5 15 (25.42%) Web Development
5 15 (25.42%) Software Delivery
5 15 (25.42%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (22.03%) JIRA
6 13 (22.03%) Coaching
7 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
7 12 (20.34%) HTML
7 12 (20.34%) CSS
7 12 (20.34%) TDD
7 12 (20.34%) RESTful
8 11 (18.64%) Scala
8 11 (18.64%) Linux
9 10 (16.95%) Spring
9 10 (16.95%) Ruby
9 10 (16.95%) REST
9 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
10 9 (15.25%) Open Source
10 9 (15.25%) Confluence
10 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
10 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
10 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
10 9 (15.25%) MVC
11 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
11 8 (13.56%) JUnit

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 9 (15.25%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (3.39%) Serverless
3 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.08%) Big Data
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.69%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) JIRA
2 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.56%) JUnit
5 7 (11.86%) Subversion
6 3 (5.08%) Selenium
7 2 (3.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.39%) Gradle
7 2 (3.39%) MSTest
7 2 (3.39%) NUnit
8 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.69%) Xcode
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Scrum Master
3 13 (22.03%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Java Scala Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Scala Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Agile Coach
9 3 (5.08%) CRM Manager
9 3 (5.08%) CRM Project Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Product Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Product Owner
10 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Agile Scrum Master
10 2 (3.39%) Digital Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Junior
10 2 (3.39%) QA Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) CSS
1 12 (20.34%) HTML
1 12 (20.34%) RESTful
2 10 (16.95%) REST
2 10 (16.95%) Spring
3 8 (13.56%) Django
3 8 (13.56%) Play Framework
4 7 (11.86%) Ajax
4 7 (11.86%) CSS3
4 7 (11.86%) Guice
4 7 (11.86%) HTML5
4 7 (11.86%) JSON
4 7 (11.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (11.86%) Spring MVC
5 4 (6.78%) React
5 4 (6.78%) Web Services
6 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.08%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
7 2 (3.39%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) User Experience
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.08%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.39%) Social Network
4 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) iPhone
4 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) Test Automation
3 15 (25.42%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (25.42%) Project Management
3 15 (25.42%) Software Delivery
3 15 (25.42%) Web Development
4 13 (22.03%) Coaching
4 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.34%) TDD
6 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
7 9 (15.25%) MVC
7 9 (15.25%) Open Source
8 8 (13.56%) Agile Project Management
8 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
8 8 (13.56%) Kanban
9 7 (11.86%) OWASP
9 7 (11.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (11.86%) Service Design
9 7 (11.86%) Web Design
10 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) Java
2 11 (18.64%) Scala
3 10 (16.95%) Ruby
4 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.17%) Python
6 4 (6.78%) Java 8
7 3 (5.08%) SQL
8 2 (3.39%) C#
8 2 (3.39%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.39%) Rust
8 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) Groovy
9 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
3 3 (5.08%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.39%) PMP
5 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
1 1 (1.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
1 1 (1.69%) Oozie
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Google
2 2 (3.39%) Appcelerator
2 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.39%) Facebook
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Twitter
3 1 (1.69%) Apple
3 1 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.69%) IBM
3 1 (1.69%) Tableau