Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 20 July 2019 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 6 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 306 435 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.01% 13.13% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.80% 14.95% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 331 136
Surrey median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.80% +9.60%
10th Percentile £413 £381 £350
90th Percentile £660 £610 £555
South East median daily rate £475 £457 £450
% change year-on-year +4.03% +1.47% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Surrey median hourly rate - £40.00 £53.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.88% +22.41%
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £49.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year -4.04% +7.61% +2.22%

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,068 2,909 2,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.93% 87.81% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,459 2,041 1,502
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £630 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £418
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.19% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 92 55
Surrey median hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.93% +3.85% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.17 £14.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.23 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +20.00% +27.16% -17.65%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Surrey

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Surrey

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Surrey

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Surrey

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sunbury-on-Thames +3 83 £575 +5.12% 1
Reigate -1 32 £500 +5.26% 18
Staines -6 21 £488 -2.50% 3
Woking +3 20 £478 +27.33% 2
Guildford +18 13 £450 +7.46% 9
Camberley +4 7 £650 +30.00% 1
Egham +3 7 £375 -11.76%
Caterham - 6 £450 -
Tadworth - 6 £644 -
Leatherhead +5 5 £413 -8.33% 8
Epsom +6 3 £375 -16.67%
Redhill -2 3 £438 -16.67% 5
Farnham +10 2 £425 -
Weybridge +9 2 £425 -10.53% 1
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 289 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (33.01%) DevOps
3 80 (26.14%) Git (software)
4 74 (24.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 70 (22.88%) Finance
6 62 (20.26%) JIRA
7 57 (18.63%) Kanban
8 55 (17.97%) Test Automation
8 55 (17.97%) TDD
8 55 (17.97%) C#
9 53 (17.32%) .NET
10 52 (16.99%) SQL
11 51 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 47 (15.36%) Coaching
13 43 (14.05%) AngularJS
13 43 (14.05%) JavaScript
14 41 (13.40%) Java
14 41 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (12.42%) SQL Server
16 37 (12.09%) Microsoft
17 34 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
17 34 (11.11%) User Stories
18 33 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (10.78%) Visual Studio
19 29 (9.48%) Project Management
19 29 (9.48%) Spring
19 29 (9.48%) Business Analysis
20 28 (9.15%) Docker
20 28 (9.15%) Node.js
20 28 (9.15%) REST

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 21 (6.86%) Confluence
2 12 (3.92%) CMS
3 11 (3.59%) Drupal
4 7 (2.29%) Apache
5 6 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.63%) JBoss
7 3 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (5.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.29%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.29%) Sketch
3 5 (1.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 74 (24.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 13 (4.25%) SaaS
5 12 (3.92%) Heroku
6 10 (3.27%) PaaS
6 10 (3.27%) Power Platform
7 9 (2.94%) GitHub
7 9 (2.94%) Serverless
8 7 (2.29%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.96%) IaaS
9 6 (1.96%) NuGet
9 6 (1.96%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.63%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (1.63%) Azure Functions
10 5 (1.63%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.31%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.59%) Internet
2 6 (1.96%) SSH
3 2 (0.65%) HTTP
3 2 (0.65%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) DSL
4 1 (0.33%) MPLS
4 1 (0.33%) SNMP
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (3.59%) Redis
5 10 (3.27%) Power BI
6 8 (2.61%) Big Data
6 8 (2.61%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.61%) MySQL
7 7 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.96%) Data Lake
8 6 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.31%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.31%) Cloudera CDH
9 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.98%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (26.14%) Git (software)
2 62 (20.26%) JIRA
3 34 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 33 (10.78%) Visual Studio
5 22 (7.19%) Jenkins
6 21 (6.86%) Selenium
7 18 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (4.25%) Maven
8 13 (4.25%) Subversion
9 8 (2.61%) Protractor
10 7 (2.29%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.29%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.29%) Grunt
10 7 (2.29%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.29%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.96%) Bower
11 6 (1.96%) MSBuild
11 6 (1.96%) MSTest
11 6 (1.96%) Ranorex
12 5 (1.63%) SonarQube
General
1 70 (22.88%) Finance
2 14 (4.58%) Banking
3 12 (3.92%) Retail
4 8 (2.61%) Marketing
5 3 (0.98%) Front Office
5 3 (0.98%) Legal
6 2 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Automotive
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (34.97%) Developer
2 43 (14.05%) Scrum Master
3 28 (9.15%) Analyst
4 27 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 25 (8.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (6.54%) Agile Coach
6 20 (6.54%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 17 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 16 (5.23%) Product Owner
10 15 (4.90%) Agile Scrum Master
10 15 (4.90%) Angular Developer
11 13 (4.25%) Azure DevOps
11 13 (4.25%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.25%) Software Developer
12 12 (3.92%) .NET Developer
12 12 (3.92%) Senior DevOps
12 12 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 11 (3.59%) Test Automation Engineer
13 11 (3.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.32%) .NET
2 43 (14.05%) AngularJS
3 29 (9.48%) Spring
4 28 (9.15%) Node.js
4 28 (9.15%) REST
5 27 (8.82%) .NET Framework
6 26 (8.50%) RESTful
7 24 (7.84%) CSS
8 22 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (7.19%) HTML
9 20 (6.54%) ASP.NET
10 18 (5.88%) Web Services
11 15 (4.90%) React
12 14 (4.58%) jQuery
13 13 (4.25%) .NET Core
13 13 (4.25%) JSON
14 12 (3.92%) SOAP
14 12 (3.92%) XML
15 11 (3.59%) HTML5
16 9 (2.94%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.21%) User Experience
3 7 (2.29%) Virtual Team
4 6 (1.96%) EPoS
4 6 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.31%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.98%) CMDB
7 3 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.98%) Smart Home
8 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.65%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.84%) Linux
2 13 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (4.25%) Windows
3 7 (2.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.96%) CentOS
4 6 (1.96%) Debian
4 6 (1.96%) Ubuntu
4 6 (1.96%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.63%) Unix
6 4 (1.31%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.33%) Fedora
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (33.01%) DevOps
3 57 (18.63%) Kanban
4 55 (17.97%) TDD
4 55 (17.97%) Test Automation
5 47 (15.36%) Coaching
6 41 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (11.11%) User Stories
8 33 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (9.48%) Business Analysis
9 29 (9.48%) Project Management
10 28 (9.15%) SDLC
11 24 (7.84%) Agile Coaching
12 22 (7.19%) Data Modelling
12 22 (7.19%) Software Engineering
13 21 (6.86%) CRM
13 21 (6.86%) Workflow
14 20 (6.54%) BDD
14 20 (6.54%) Mentoring
15 19 (6.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (17.97%) C#
2 52 (16.99%) SQL
3 43 (14.05%) JavaScript
4 41 (13.40%) Java
5 23 (7.52%) PowerShell
6 16 (5.23%) Python
7 15 (4.90%) Java 8
8 11 (3.59%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.94%) PHP
9 9 (2.94%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.61%) Ruby
11 6 (1.96%) C++
12 5 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.65%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.65%) C
13 2 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.65%) Groovy
13 2 (0.65%) Perl
13 2 (0.65%) R
13 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (7.84%) Degree
2 9 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.31%) CISSP
5 3 (0.98%) CISM
5 3 (0.98%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.65%) APMP
6 2 (0.65%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.65%) CISMP
6 2 (0.65%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.65%) ISEB
6 2 (0.65%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
7 1 (0.33%) HND
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) RHCE
7 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.84%) QA
2 6 (1.96%) GDPR
2 6 (1.96%) WCAG
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (9.15%) Docker
2 9 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.96%) LXC
4 5 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.33%) zsh
Systems Management
1 14 (4.58%) Ansible
1 14 (4.58%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.61%) Terraform
3 7 (2.29%) Puppet
4 6 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.98%) SCCM
5 3 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.65%) Consul
6 2 (0.65%) Istio
6 2 (0.65%) Nessus
6 2 (0.65%) Packer
7 1 (0.33%) Oozie
7 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.17%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (5.23%) Blue Prism
4 15 (4.90%) SAP
5 8 (2.61%) Informatica
5 8 (2.61%) Oracle
6 7 (2.29%) Databricks
6 7 (2.29%) IBM
6 7 (2.29%) IBM Sterling
7 6 (1.96%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.63%) Ariba
8 5 (1.63%) ClickTale
8 5 (1.63%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.63%) NCR
8 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.63%) Workday
9 4 (1.31%) Cisco
9 4 (1.31%) Tableau
10 3 (0.98%) Aruba
10 3 (0.98%) ServiceNow