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 3 months to 26 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 / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 22 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 9 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.47% 4.15% 16.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 5.52% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 49
Median daily rate £315 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.99% -2.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £488 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year - +12.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +4.65% +16.57%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 144 163 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 71.29% 75.12% 85.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 99 230
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 13
Median hourly rate £13.40 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Southampton

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Southampton

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

1 46 (97.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) TDD
3 19 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (38.30%) DevOps
5 15 (31.91%) Product Management
5 15 (31.91%) SaaS
5 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
6 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
6 13 (27.66%) Retail
7 8 (17.02%) C#
7 8 (17.02%) JIRA
7 8 (17.02%) Selenium
7 8 (17.02%) SDLC
8 7 (14.89%) Kanban
8 7 (14.89%) BDD
8 7 (14.89%) PHP
8 7 (14.89%) ITIL
8 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.89%) Windows
9 6 (12.77%) Service Management
9 6 (12.77%) Coaching
10 5 (10.64%) Converged Infrastructure
10 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
10 5 (10.64%) IaaS
10 5 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (10.64%) Service Design
10 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
10 5 (10.64%) V-Model

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 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) SaaS
2 5 (10.64%) IaaS
3 4 (8.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (2.13%) GIS
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) JIRA
1 8 (17.02%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) NuGet
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) webpack
General
1 13 (27.66%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (12.77%) Scrum Master
2 5 (10.64%) Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Architect
4 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
4 2 (4.26%) Consultant
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Development Director
4 2 (4.26%) Development Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Head of Development
4 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Systems Architect
4 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
4 2 (4.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.38%) REST
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.26%) jQuery
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.26%) Velocity
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) CSS3
4 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) LINQ
4 1 (2.13%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (2.13%) STL
4 1 (2.13%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (2.13%) WCF
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) EPoS
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (97.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) TDD
3 19 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (38.30%) DevOps
5 15 (31.91%) Product Management
5 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
6 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.02%) SDLC
8 7 (14.89%) BDD
8 7 (14.89%) ITIL
8 7 (14.89%) Kanban
9 6 (12.77%) Coaching
9 6 (12.77%) Service Management
10 5 (10.64%) Converged Infrastructure
10 5 (10.64%) Service Design
10 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
10 5 (10.64%) V-Model
11 4 (8.51%) High Availability
11 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) C#
2 7 (14.89%) PHP
3 5 (10.64%) Java
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) Python
4 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
2 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) ATG
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
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