Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 22 July 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
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 22 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 6.93% 5.37% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.42% 6.22% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 7
Guildford median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +4.53%
10th Percentile £334 £228 £325
90th Percentile £585 £525 £435
Surrey median daily rate £458 £415 £406
% change year-on-year +10.27% +2.15% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £53.25 £43.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +22.41% +222.22% -

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 190 209 268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 82.25% 86.36% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 130 164
Guildford median daily rate £438 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +2.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £263 £181 £236
90th Percentile £588 £525 £530
Surrey median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 8
Guildford median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +21.69% +16.31%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.81 £13.96
90th Percentile £40.38 £48.75 £39.95
Surrey median hourly rate £28.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -11.54% -13.33% +45.63%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Guildford

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Guildford

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Guildford over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 7 (43.75%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Kanban
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 4 (25.00%) Docker
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Microservices
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
7 3 (18.75%) Gerrit
7 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
7 3 (18.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (18.75%) Dropwizard
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) HBase
7 3 (18.75%) Big Data
7 3 (18.75%) Kafka
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Retail
7 3 (18.75%) Games

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
1 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
1 3 (18.75%) HBase
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Gerrit
3 3 (18.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) Games
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Scrum Master
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Coach
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Dropwizard
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
1 3 (18.75%) Kafka
1 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) CentOS
1 1 (6.25%) Debian
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Microservices
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Python
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat