Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 13 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 382 252 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.83% 9.08% 6.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.39% 10.70% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 196 103
Surrey median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £323
90th Percentile £660 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 0
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.37% - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 £52.25
% change year-on-year +7.37% -9.09% +14.21%

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 2,853 2,356 1,976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.36% 84.90% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,042 1,681 1,313
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £257
90th Percentile £606 £578 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 65 84
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.70 £11.76
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £45.06
South East median hourly rate £27.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% -10.00% -

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 21 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2018. 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
Reigate 0 86 £475 -7.32% 11
Sunbury-on-Thames +5 51 £550 +30.95%
Staines +8 44 £525 +7.69% 5
Redhill +10 29 £525 +2.44% 5
Guildford -12 17 £550 +18.92% 13
Woking +21 16 £438 +34.62% 7
Leatherhead +11 13 £400 -13.51% 8
Epsom +8 7 £525 +55.56% 2
Chertsey +6 6 £413 - 1
Weybridge -5 4 £538 +59.26%
Camberley +3 3 £513 -3.30% 5
Caterham - 3 £500 -
Cobham +7 2 £350 +7.69%
Egham +1 2 £356 -10.94%
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £563 -
Godstone - 1 £475 -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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.

1 353 (92.41%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (31.41%) Finance
3 90 (23.56%) Kanban
4 70 (18.32%) Test Automation
5 69 (18.06%) JavaScript
6 65 (17.02%) C#
7 64 (16.75%) TDD
8 62 (16.23%) SQL
8 62 (16.23%) Java
8 62 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
9 59 (15.45%) AngularJS
10 58 (15.18%) .NET
11 54 (14.14%) DevOps
12 52 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (13.09%) REST
14 49 (12.83%) Git (software)
15 48 (12.57%) Degree
16 46 (12.04%) Microsoft
16 46 (12.04%) CSS
17 45 (11.78%) BDD
17 45 (11.78%) Docker
17 45 (11.78%) User Stories
18 43 (11.26%) SDLC
18 43 (11.26%) QA
18 43 (11.26%) Project Management
19 39 (10.21%) HTML
19 39 (10.21%) Amazon AWS
19 39 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
20 37 (9.69%) JIRA
20 37 (9.69%) Python

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 17 (4.45%) Confluence
2 8 (2.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.05%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.05%) CMS
3 4 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.79%) SAS
4 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.52%) Apache
5 2 (0.52%) CICS
5 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.09%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.52%) InVision
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Exstream
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 62 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (10.21%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.93%) SaaS
4 10 (2.62%) Serverless
5 9 (2.36%) BrowserStack
6 8 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.83%) PaaS
8 6 (1.57%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (1.57%) Google Analytics
8 6 (1.57%) IaaS
8 6 (1.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.05%) Office 365
10 4 (1.05%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.52%) GitHub
12 2 (0.52%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.36%) WAN
2 7 (1.83%) HTTP
3 6 (1.57%) LAN
4 5 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.05%) DHCP
5 4 (1.05%) DNS
5 4 (1.05%) L2TP
5 4 (1.05%) MPLS
5 4 (1.05%) SAN
6 3 (0.79%) Firewall
6 3 (0.79%) Internet
6 3 (0.79%) Network Security
6 3 (0.79%) SSL
6 3 (0.79%) VPN
7 1 (0.26%) DSL
7 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.33%) NoSQL
3 11 (2.88%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.09%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (1.57%) Big Data
5 6 (1.57%) MySQL
5 6 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.31%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.31%) Power BI
7 4 (1.05%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (1.05%) Impala
8 3 (0.79%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.52%) DB2
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 49 (12.83%) Git (software)
2 37 (9.69%) JIRA
3 30 (7.85%) Jenkins
4 27 (7.07%) Visual Studio Team System
5 22 (5.76%) Selenium
6 21 (5.50%) Visual Studio
7 20 (5.24%) Cucumber
7 20 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (4.45%) WebDriver
9 15 (3.93%) Maven
10 12 (3.14%) JUnit
11 10 (2.62%) JMeter
12 9 (2.36%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.83%) MSBuild
13 7 (1.83%) SonarQube
14 6 (1.57%) Axure RP
14 6 (1.57%) Mockito
14 6 (1.57%) NUnit
14 6 (1.57%) Protractor
14 6 (1.57%) Travis CI
General
1 120 (31.41%) Finance
2 35 (9.16%) Retail
3 13 (3.40%) Banking
4 4 (1.05%) Games
4 4 (1.05%) Marketing
5 3 (0.79%) Legal
6 2 (0.52%) Advertising
6 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 98 (25.65%) Developer
2 52 (13.61%) Analyst
3 45 (11.78%) Scrum Master
4 32 (8.38%) Business Analyst
5 28 (7.33%) .NET Developer
6 25 (6.54%) Architect
7 24 (6.28%) Project Manager
7 24 (6.28%) Tester
8 22 (5.76%) Senior Developer
9 19 (4.97%) Software Engineer
10 17 (4.45%) Delivery Manager
10 17 (4.45%) Java Developer
11 16 (4.19%) Agile Scrum Master
12 15 (3.93%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 15 (3.93%) Lead Developer
13 14 (3.66%) Test Engineer
14 13 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (3.14%) Designer
15 12 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
15 12 (3.14%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (15.45%) AngularJS
2 58 (15.18%) .NET
3 50 (13.09%) REST
4 46 (12.04%) CSS
5 39 (10.21%) HTML
6 35 (9.16%) jQuery
7 26 (6.81%) Node.js
8 25 (6.54%) Spring
9 22 (5.76%) .NET Framework
10 20 (5.24%) HTML5
11 18 (4.71%) JSON
11 18 (4.71%) React
12 17 (4.45%) ASP.NET
12 17 (4.45%) CSS3
13 16 (4.19%) Spring Boot
14 15 (3.93%) .NET Core
14 15 (3.93%) Entity Framework
14 15 (3.93%) RESTful
15 14 (3.66%) SOAP
16 13 (3.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.59%) User Experience
3 21 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (5.50%) Virtual Team
4 17 (4.45%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (3.40%) Fintech
7 11 (2.88%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.36%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.31%) iPad
11 4 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.05%) Smart Home
12 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.79%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.52%) CMDB
13 2 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.52%) PMI
13 2 (0.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.38%) Linux
2 16 (4.19%) Windows
3 10 (2.62%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (1.57%) Android
4 6 (1.57%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.57%) Unix
5 4 (1.05%) CoreOS
5 4 (1.05%) Solaris
5 4 (1.05%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.26%) VMS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (92.41%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (23.56%) Kanban
3 70 (18.32%) Test Automation
4 64 (16.75%) TDD
5 54 (14.14%) DevOps
6 52 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (11.78%) BDD
7 45 (11.78%) User Stories
8 43 (11.26%) Project Management
8 43 (11.26%) SDLC
9 39 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (9.16%) Software Engineering
11 30 (7.85%) E-Commerce
11 30 (7.85%) Microservices
12 29 (7.59%) Wireframes
13 28 (7.33%) Unit Testing
14 27 (7.07%) Manual Testing
14 27 (7.07%) Test Strategy
14 27 (7.07%) Use Case
14 27 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (18.06%) JavaScript
2 65 (17.02%) C#
3 62 (16.23%) Java
3 62 (16.23%) SQL
4 37 (9.69%) Python
5 19 (4.97%) C++
6 16 (4.19%) T-SQL
7 15 (3.93%) Java 8
8 11 (2.88%) Ruby
9 10 (2.62%) PHP
10 7 (1.83%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.31%) C
12 5 (1.31%) Go
13 4 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.05%) XAML
14 3 (0.79%) R
14 3 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (12.57%) Degree
2 17 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.66%) ISTQB
5 12 (3.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.62%) ISEB
7 5 (1.31%) PMP
8 4 (1.05%) CISA
8 4 (1.05%) CISM
8 4 (1.05%) CISSP
8 4 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.26%) APMP
10 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.26%) QA
2 18 (4.71%) PMO
3 11 (2.88%) GDPR
4 5 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.31%) NIST 800
5 3 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (11.78%) Docker
2 6 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.52%) ACF2
3 2 (0.52%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.62%) Puppet
3 8 (2.09%) Ansible
3 8 (2.09%) HP ALM
4 5 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.05%) Nagios
5 4 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.05%) Terraform
6 3 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.52%) Kibana
7 2 (0.52%) logstash
Vendors
1 46 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.02%) Oracle
3 21 (5.50%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.36%) OpenText
5 8 (2.09%) HP
5 8 (2.09%) SAP
6 7 (1.83%) Workday
7 6 (1.57%) ClickTale
8 5 (1.31%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.31%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.31%) Google
9 4 (1.05%) Citrix
9 4 (1.05%) NetApp
9 4 (1.05%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (1.05%) Splunk
9 4 (1.05%) VMware
10 3 (0.79%) IBM
10 3 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.52%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.52%) Tableau