Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 18 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 20 14
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6 -11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 14 38 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.99% 7.47% 9.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 10.05% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 48
Southampton median daily rate £375 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +25.87% -4.67%
10th Percentile £275 £288 £300
90th Percentile £538 £530 £401
Hampshire median daily rate £432 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.88% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £54.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -17.43% +28.24% -

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 335 378 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 71.58% 74.26% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 267 393
Southampton median daily rate £388 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £271 £219 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £511
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 41
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.43% -44.97% +11.82%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.63 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.49 £33.75 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +15.79%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Southampton

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Southampton

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Southampton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) Retail
4 8 (57.14%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) Selenium
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
6 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) C#
7 5 (35.71%) Kanban
7 5 (35.71%) SDLC
8 4 (28.57%) DevOps
8 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
8 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Back Office
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) ISEB
8 4 (28.57%) Java
8 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Windows
8 4 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Gatling
9 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
1 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 3 (21.43%) Gatling
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) JMeter
3 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
3 3 (21.43%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Moq
4 2 (14.29%) NUnit
5 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
5 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (7.14%) Protractor
General
1 9 (64.29%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) COM+
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) LESS
3 1 (7.14%) React
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Kanban
5 5 (35.71%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 3 (21.43%) API Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (14.29%) CRM
8 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
9 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft