Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 10 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 +16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 375 307 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.13% 11.13% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.67% 13.13% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 248 81
Surrey median daily rate £500 £495 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +9.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £319
90th Percentile £650 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £465 £439
% change year-on-year +2.15% +5.98% +9.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 1
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.37% -1.04% +3.23%
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £48.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.62% +8.33% -5.26%

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 2,743 2,339 1,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.71% 84.81% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,939 1,663 1,089
Surrey median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +1.19%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £213
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 50 91
Surrey median hourly rate £41.00 £38.43 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.70% +53.70% -28.57%
10th Percentile £15.04 £13.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.03 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £26.91 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.01% +6.76% -21.05%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Reigate -4 81 £488 -2.50% 22
Sunbury-on-Thames -5 50 £504 +1.87% 5
Staines +8 31 £500 - 4
Camberley +16 29 £550 +3.77% 3
Guildford +3 21 £513 +28.13% 10
Redhill +3 18 £475 - 6
Woking +19 16 £438 +34.62% 12
Leatherhead +6 10 £400 +25.00% 17
Chertsey +2 7 £425 - 1
Epsom +4 4 £398 +17.78% 1
Weybridge +2 4 £525 +55.56%
Caterham 0 3 £500 -4.76%
Egham -6 3 £500 +17.65% 2
Cobham +1 1 £375 - 1
Addlestone - 1 - - 1
Godstone - 1 £475 -
Thames Ditton - 1 - - 2
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 350 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (28.27%) Finance
3 88 (23.47%) Java
4 86 (22.93%) SQL
5 78 (20.80%) SDLC
6 77 (20.53%) Test Automation
7 76 (20.27%) TDD
8 72 (19.20%) Kanban
9 71 (18.93%) C#
10 70 (18.67%) JavaScript
11 68 (18.13%) AngularJS
12 59 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 59 (15.73%) .NET
13 56 (14.93%) DevOps
14 55 (14.67%) Git (software)
14 55 (14.67%) User Stories
15 54 (14.40%) Python
16 53 (14.13%) CSS
16 53 (14.13%) BDD
17 51 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
18 47 (12.53%) JIRA
19 46 (12.27%) QA
20 43 (11.47%) REST
21 42 (11.20%) Degree
22 40 (10.67%) Manual Testing
22 40 (10.67%) Docker
23 39 (10.40%) Microsoft
24 38 (10.13%) HTML
24 38 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
25 37 (9.87%) Selenium

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 26 (6.93%) Confluence
2 4 (1.07%) CMS
3 3 (0.80%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.80%) SAS
4 2 (0.53%) Apache
4 2 (0.53%) CICS
4 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.53%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 59 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.73%) SaaS
4 13 (3.47%) BrowserStack
5 11 (2.93%) Serverless
6 9 (2.40%) OpenShift
7 7 (1.87%) GitHub
7 7 (1.87%) npm
8 6 (1.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.33%) Google Analytics
9 5 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.33%) PaaS
10 4 (1.07%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.07%) IaaS
11 3 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.67%) HTTP
2 7 (1.87%) DHCP
2 7 (1.87%) DNS
2 7 (1.87%) L2TP
2 7 (1.87%) MPLS
2 7 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.07%) LAN
3 4 (1.07%) WAN
4 3 (0.80%) SSL
5 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.27%) DSL
6 1 (0.27%) Internet
6 1 (0.27%) SAN
6 1 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.93%) NoSQL
3 22 (5.87%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.93%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.33%) Big Data
5 5 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.33%) MySQL
5 5 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.07%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (1.07%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.07%) Power BI
7 3 (0.80%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.80%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.80%) Impala
7 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 47 (12.53%) JIRA
3 37 (9.87%) Selenium
4 35 (9.33%) Jenkins
5 34 (9.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 26 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 24 (6.40%) WebDriver
9 23 (6.13%) Cucumber
10 18 (4.80%) Maven
11 15 (4.00%) JUnit
12 14 (3.73%) JMeter
13 13 (3.47%) Eclipse
13 13 (3.47%) SoapUI
14 12 (3.20%) PyCharm
15 11 (2.93%) SonarQube
16 10 (2.67%) MSBuild
17 9 (2.40%) NUnit
18 7 (1.87%) Jasmine
18 7 (1.87%) ReSharper
General
1 106 (28.27%) Finance
2 30 (8.00%) Retail
3 27 (7.20%) Banking
4 14 (3.73%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.80%) Electronics
5 3 (0.80%) Legal
6 2 (0.53%) Advertising
6 2 (0.53%) Front Office
6 2 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (32.80%) Developer
2 50 (13.33%) Scrum Master
3 42 (11.20%) Analyst
4 30 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 26 (6.93%) Business Analyst
6 23 (6.13%) Senior Developer
7 22 (5.87%) .NET Developer
7 22 (5.87%) Tester
8 21 (5.60%) Test Engineer
9 20 (5.33%) Agile Scrum Master
10 19 (5.07%) Project Manager
11 18 (4.80%) Software Engineer
12 16 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (4.00%) Angular Developer
13 15 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
14 13 (3.47%) Automation Tester
14 13 (3.47%) C# Developer
14 13 (3.47%) Designer
14 13 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
14 13 (3.47%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (18.13%) AngularJS
2 59 (15.73%) .NET
3 53 (14.13%) CSS
4 43 (11.47%) REST
5 38 (10.13%) HTML
6 36 (9.60%) jQuery
7 30 (8.00%) Spring
8 27 (7.20%) Node.js
9 25 (6.67%) HTML5
10 22 (5.87%) RESTful
11 21 (5.60%) ASP.NET
12 20 (5.33%) .NET Framework
12 20 (5.33%) JSON
13 16 (4.27%) SOAP
14 15 (4.00%) CSS3
14 15 (4.00%) Web Services
15 13 (3.47%) .NET Core
15 13 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (3.47%) Entity Framework
15 13 (3.47%) React
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.27%) User Experience
3 21 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.53%) Virtual Team
5 14 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (3.47%) Fintech
7 10 (2.67%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.80%) PMI
9 3 (0.80%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.53%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.27%) CMDB
11 1 (0.27%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.27%) Equities
11 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.53%) Linux
2 12 (3.20%) Windows
3 10 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (1.07%) CoreOS
4 4 (1.07%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.80%) Unix
6 2 (0.53%) Android
6 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (20.80%) SDLC
3 77 (20.53%) Test Automation
4 76 (20.27%) TDD
5 72 (19.20%) Kanban
6 56 (14.93%) DevOps
7 55 (14.67%) User Stories
8 53 (14.13%) BDD
9 51 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (10.67%) Manual Testing
11 38 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
12 36 (9.60%) Unit Testing
13 32 (8.53%) Project Management
14 30 (8.00%) OO
15 29 (7.73%) Cybersecurity
15 29 (7.73%) Open Source
16 28 (7.47%) Software Engineering
17 27 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (6.93%) Mentoring
19 25 (6.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 88 (23.47%) Java
2 86 (22.93%) SQL
3 71 (18.93%) C#
4 70 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 54 (14.40%) Python
6 28 (7.47%) T-SQL
7 19 (5.07%) C++
8 14 (3.73%) TypeScript
9 13 (3.47%) Ruby
10 10 (2.67%) PHP
11 9 (2.40%) Java 8
12 8 (2.13%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.13%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.87%) XAML
14 5 (1.33%) Perl
15 4 (1.07%) C
15 4 (1.07%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.80%) R
16 3 (0.80%) Scala
16 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (11.20%) Degree
2 13 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.20%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.33%) PMP
7 4 (1.07%) ISEB
8 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.53%) CCNP
9 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.53%) CISM
9 2 (0.53%) CISSP
9 2 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.53%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.27%) APMP
10 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (12.27%) QA
2 11 (2.93%) PMO
3 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (10.67%) Docker
2 3 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.53%) ACF2
3 2 (0.53%) KVM
3 2 (0.53%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (4.00%) Ansible
2 14 (3.73%) Puppet
3 12 (3.20%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.13%) Terraform
5 6 (1.60%) HP ALM
6 4 (1.07%) Nagios
6 4 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.80%) Nessus
7 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.27%) Kibana
9 1 (0.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.20%) MuleSoft
2 12 (3.20%) Oracle
3 11 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 8 (2.13%) Workday
5 6 (1.60%) HP
6 4 (1.07%) ClickTale
6 4 (1.07%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.07%) OpenText
6 4 (1.07%) SAP
6 4 (1.07%) Splunk
7 3 (0.80%) Google
7 3 (0.80%) Qualys
7 3 (0.80%) VMware
8 2 (0.53%) Adobe
8 2 (0.53%) Cisco
8 2 (0.53%) IBM
8 2 (0.53%) Juniper
8 2 (0.53%) Thunderhead