Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 20 November 2017 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
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 15 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 12.67% 9.03% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.84% 9.79% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 7
Gatwick median daily rate £343 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.41% +30.77% -21.21%
10th Percentile £332 £298 £275
90th Percentile £438 £513 £471
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Gatwick median hourly rate £49.50 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -5.71% - -

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 Gatwick with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 128 143 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 85.33% 92.26% 88.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 98 105
Gatwick median daily rate £390 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +15.86%
10th Percentile £255 £298 £257
90th Percentile £510 £508 £569
West Sussex median daily rate £418 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +4.38% +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 4
Gatwick median hourly rate £49.50 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.12% -14.00% +212.50%
West Sussex median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year +32.14% +17.65% +85.94%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Gatwick

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Gatwick

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Gatwick.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) C++
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 9 (47.37%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) System Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (21.05%) MVVM
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
5 4 (21.05%) WinForms
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (10.53%) Android
8 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (5.26%) Requirements Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) C++ Software Engineer
1 11 (57.89%) Linux Engineer
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
1 4 (21.05%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 9 (47.37%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
5 4 (21.05%) MVVM
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) System Testing
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 1 (5.26%) Coaching
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (5.26%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) CA
2 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (5.26%) HP