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 23 June 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 17 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.37% 8.61% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.75% 10.92% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Median daily rate £275 £288 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% -10.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +22.85%  

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 129 119 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 82.17% 78.81% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 68 56
Median daily rate £425 £419 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +23.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 15
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.91% +13.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £52.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Portsmouth

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Scrum in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) MVC
3 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 14 (73.68%) Visual Studio
4 13 (68.42%) C#
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
6 10 (52.63%) Telerik
7 9 (47.37%) Web Services
7 9 (47.37%) REST
8 8 (42.11%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (42.11%) Web Development
8 8 (42.11%) SQL
9 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
9 7 (36.84%) XML
9 7 (36.84%) Windows
9 7 (36.84%) Kendo UI
10 6 (31.58%) TypeScript
10 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
10 6 (31.58%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (31.58%) CSS
10 6 (31.58%) C++
10 6 (31.58%) MFC
10 6 (31.58%) MySQL
10 6 (31.58%) OOP
10 6 (31.58%) Java
10 6 (31.58%) Client/Server

Scrum
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Visual Studio
2 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
4 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.26%) Gradle
5 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Web Developer
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Web Developer
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C++ Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C++/Java Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) REST
2 9 (47.37%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) Kendo UI
3 7 (36.84%) XML
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) MFC
4 6 (31.58%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (31.58%) XML Messaging
5 4 (21.05%) Ajax
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) WCF
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.53%) jQuery
8 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.26%) React
8 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
2 4 (21.05%) Replication
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) MVC
3 8 (42.11%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (42.11%) Web Development
4 6 (31.58%) OOP
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Data Transformation
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) Code Coverage
6 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) Wireframes
7 2 (10.53%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (10.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) Service Design
7 2 (10.53%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 15288
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Telerik
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle