Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 19 April 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +46
Contract jobs citing Scrum 185 127 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 15.78% 12.45% 11.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.47% 13.82% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 74 50
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £311
90th Percentile £550 £611 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £43.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +1.16% -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £43.50 £45.75
% change year-on-year +14.94% -4.92% +34.56%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,059 919 1,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.36% 90.10% 88.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 551 676
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £295 £280 £250
90th Percentile £569 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 34
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £34.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.59% -5.56% +69.41%
10th Percentile £15.53 £14.25 £15.12
90th Percentile £67.25 £52.50 £44.28
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £26.60
% change year-on-year -5.56% -15.41% +23.43%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in West Sussex

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in West Sussex

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in West Sussex over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in West Sussex

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in West Sussex

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Worthing +2 82 £450 -10.00% 3
Crawley -5 13 £464 +23.67% 3
Horsham - 9 £313 - 10
Burgess Hill -2 5 - - 1
Gatwick -15 5 - - 1
East Grinstead +11 3 £450 +10.02% 1
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 180 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (34.59%) Java
2 64 (34.59%) User Stories
3 50 (27.03%) Test Automation
4 41 (22.16%) Coaching
5 38 (20.54%) Mentoring
5 38 (20.54%) Scala
5 38 (20.54%) Kanban
6 37 (20.00%) JIRA
7 36 (19.46%) Open Source
7 36 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (17.30%) Spring
9 31 (16.76%) Linux
10 28 (15.14%) Project Management
10 28 (15.14%) Confluence
10 28 (15.14%) RESTful
10 28 (15.14%) REST
11 27 (14.59%) CSS
11 27 (14.59%) HTML
12 26 (14.05%) Service Delivery
12 26 (14.05%) Software Engineering
12 26 (14.05%) Agile Project Management
12 26 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (13.51%) JSON
13 25 (13.51%) Subversion
13 25 (13.51%) Web Services
14 24 (12.97%) Configuration Management
14 24 (12.97%) TDD
14 24 (12.97%) HTML5
14 24 (12.97%) Acceptance Criteria

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 28 (15.14%) Confluence
2 5 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.16%) Apache
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.08%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) JBoss
6 1 (0.54%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) InVision
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.62%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.62%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.81%) HTTP
2 3 (1.62%) Internet
3 2 (1.08%) SSL
3 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.27%) MySQL
2 17 (9.19%) Oracle Database
2 17 (9.19%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.24%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.62%) Big Data
8 2 (1.08%) Parquet
9 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.54%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (20.00%) JIRA
2 25 (13.51%) Subversion
3 18 (9.73%) Git (software)
4 15 (8.11%) Selenium
4 15 (8.11%) SoapUI
5 10 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.41%) JUnit
6 7 (3.78%) Maven
7 4 (2.16%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.08%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.08%) Mockito
9 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.54%) Gatling
9 1 (0.54%) Hudson
9 1 (0.54%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.54%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.54%) Toad
9 1 (0.54%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (5.95%) Finance
2 2 (1.08%) Banking
2 2 (1.08%) Law
2 2 (1.08%) Retail
3 1 (0.54%) Advertising
3 1 (0.54%) Billing
3 1 (0.54%) Marketing
3 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (30.27%) Developer
2 38 (20.54%) Scrum Master
3 31 (16.76%) Java Developer
4 28 (15.14%) Analyst
5 24 (12.97%) Business Analyst
6 15 (8.11%) Product Manager
6 15 (8.11%) Scala Developer
7 12 (6.49%) Agile Scrum Master
8 10 (5.41%) Architect
8 10 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) AWS Developer
11 6 (3.24%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (3.24%) Designer
11 6 (3.24%) Java Scala Developer
11 6 (3.24%) Tester
12 5 (2.70%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.30%) Spring
2 28 (15.14%) REST
2 28 (15.14%) RESTful
3 27 (14.59%) CSS
3 27 (14.59%) HTML
4 25 (13.51%) JSON
4 25 (13.51%) Web Services
5 24 (12.97%) HTML5
6 21 (11.35%) Ajax
6 21 (11.35%) CSS3
7 19 (10.27%) Spring Boot
8 13 (7.03%) Gherkin
8 13 (7.03%) Play Framework
8 13 (7.03%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (6.49%) Django
10 7 (3.78%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.78%) Guice
10 7 (3.78%) Spring MVC
11 6 (3.24%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.81%) User Experience
2 9 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.62%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.54%) Fintech
6 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) PMI
6 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.76%) Linux
2 17 (9.19%) Unix
3 4 (2.16%) Windows
4 2 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (34.59%) User Stories
3 50 (27.03%) Test Automation
4 41 (22.16%) Coaching
5 38 (20.54%) Kanban
5 38 (20.54%) Mentoring
6 36 (19.46%) Open Source
6 36 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (15.14%) Project Management
8 26 (14.05%) Agile Project Management
8 26 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (14.05%) Service Delivery
8 26 (14.05%) Software Engineering
9 24 (12.97%) Acceptance Criteria
9 24 (12.97%) Configuration Management
9 24 (12.97%) TDD
10 23 (12.43%) Service Design
11 21 (11.35%) Unit Testing
12 18 (9.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 18 (9.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (34.59%) Java
2 38 (20.54%) Scala
3 19 (10.27%) Ruby
4 14 (7.57%) Groovy
5 12 (6.49%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.41%) SQL
7 9 (4.86%) Java 8
8 8 (4.32%) C#
8 8 (4.32%) Python
9 5 (2.70%) C++
10 4 (2.16%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.54%) PHP
11 1 (0.54%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (4.86%) Degree
3 8 (4.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.62%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.62%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.54%) ISEB
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.35%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (11.89%) Oracle
2 13 (7.03%) Atlassian
3 8 (4.32%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.78%) Google
5 3 (1.62%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (1.62%) OpenText
5 3 (1.62%) Pega
6 2 (1.08%) Informatica
6 2 (1.08%) Talend
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe
7 1 (0.54%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.54%) webMethods
7 1 (0.54%) Wind River