The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 18 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 5.63% 1.92% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.38% 2.33% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 122 86 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 76.25% 82.69% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 48 47
Median daily rate £425 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 12 21
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.05 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +15.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £47.83 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Portsmouth

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Portsmouth

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 10 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Telerik
3 10 (66.67%) MVC
3 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 8 (53.33%) XML
5 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (46.67%) C++
6 7 (46.67%) Linux
6 7 (46.67%) Client/Server
7 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (40.00%) LAN
7 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (40.00%) Code Coverage
7 6 (40.00%) Java
7 6 (40.00%) MFC
7 6 (40.00%) MySQL
7 6 (40.00%) Validation
7 6 (40.00%) XML Messaging
7 6 (40.00%) Replication
7 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (40.00%) Data Transformation
7 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Force.com
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Salesforce Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) MFC
3 6 (40.00%) WCF
3 6 (40.00%) XML Messaging
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) Kendo UI
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (13.33%) REST
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.67%) ATL
8 1 (6.67%) Qt
8 1 (6.67%) RESTful
8 1 (6.67%) SOAP
8 1 (6.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Client/Server
2 6 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) Code Coverage
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (40.00%) Data Transformation
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) Validation
4 4 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (13.33%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Service Design
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) Telerik
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) VMware