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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 18 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.54% 5.63% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 6.35% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Median daily rate £563 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +35.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £398
% change year-on-year - +6.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.13 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.07% -0.58%  

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 91 126 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 80.53% 88.73% 82.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 78 104
Median daily rate £475 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £219 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 6
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +32.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Kanban
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Microservices
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Feature Driven Development
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Dropwizard
5 3 (23.08%) Games
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Gerrit
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
5 3 (23.08%) Docker
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
6 2 (15.38%) logstash
6 2 (15.38%) OAuth2
6 2 (15.38%) CQRS
6 2 (15.38%) JAX-RS
6 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Gerrit
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Checkstyle
2 2 (15.38%) Cobertura
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Games
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Scrum Master
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Coach
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Dropwizard
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
1 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
2 2 (15.38%) Apache CXF
2 2 (15.38%) JAX-RS
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) OAuth2
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) SAML
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) XSD
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Kanban
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Microservices
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Feature Driven Development
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) CQRS
6 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (15.38%) OWASP
6 2 (15.38%) SOLID
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
1 2 (15.38%) Splunk