Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 178 167 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.41% 16.87% 14.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.07% 18.81% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 61 114
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £344 £325 £366
90th Percentile £525 £694 £575
South East median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £49.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £46.75 £52.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -10.95% +22.09%

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 985 888 1,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.78% 89.70% 89.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 543 702
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +9.33%
10th Percentile £300 £251 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 37
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.25 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.79% +26.67% +138.10%
10th Percentile £18.38 £21.31 £14.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -2.17%

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 15 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in West Sussex over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 October 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 -1 95 £450 -10.00% 5
Gatwick 0 22 £388 +13.14% 1
Crawley +15 9 £500 +28.21% 2
East Grinstead +4 5 £341 -23.74% 1
Horsham - 5 £488 - 8
Burgess Hill - 3 £320 - 11
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 171 (96.07%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (37.64%) Java
3 66 (37.08%) Problem-Solving
4 62 (34.83%) Test Automation
5 56 (31.46%) JIRA
6 54 (30.34%) Kanban
7 53 (29.78%) User Stories
8 51 (28.65%) Scala
9 49 (27.53%) Confluence
10 39 (21.91%) REST
11 38 (21.35%) RESTful
11 38 (21.35%) TDD
12 37 (20.79%) Linux
13 35 (19.66%) Open Source
13 35 (19.66%) BDD
13 35 (19.66%) Selenium
14 34 (19.10%) Software Engineering
14 34 (19.10%) SQL
15 33 (18.54%) QA
16 30 (16.85%) JSON
16 30 (16.85%) Unit Testing
17 29 (16.29%) Git (software)
17 29 (16.29%) JavaScript
17 29 (16.29%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (16.29%) API Testing
18 28 (15.73%) Play Framework
19 27 (15.17%) CSS
19 27 (15.17%) Relational Database
20 26 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (14.61%) SoapUI

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 49 (27.53%) Confluence
2 6 (3.37%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.69%) Apache
3 3 (1.69%) CMS
3 3 (1.69%) EPiServer
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.56%) InVision
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.25%) PaaS
4 3 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.56%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.67%) HTTP
2 2 (1.12%) Internet
2 2 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.17%) Relational Database
2 18 (10.11%) NoSQL
3 12 (6.74%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.62%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.49%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.37%) Big Data
8 6 (3.37%) MySQL
9 5 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.69%) Redis
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (31.46%) JIRA
2 35 (19.66%) Selenium
3 29 (16.29%) Git (software)
4 26 (14.61%) SoapUI
5 22 (12.36%) Cucumber
5 22 (12.36%) Jenkins
6 20 (11.24%) Subversion
7 17 (9.55%) JUnit
8 15 (8.43%) Hudson
9 12 (6.74%) JMeter
10 10 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (4.49%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.25%) Maven
12 4 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.25%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.69%) ReSharper
13 3 (1.69%) Toad
14 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (1.12%) ProC
General
1 16 (8.99%) Finance
2 4 (2.25%) Marketing
3 3 (1.69%) Back Office
4 2 (1.12%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (31.46%) Developer
2 28 (15.73%) Analyst
2 28 (15.73%) Scrum Master
3 25 (14.04%) Scala Developer
4 23 (12.92%) Test Analyst
5 17 (9.55%) Agile Developer
6 16 (8.99%) Software Engineer
7 14 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (7.30%) Architect
9 12 (6.74%) C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (6.74%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (6.74%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (6.18%) Java Developer
11 10 (5.62%) .NET Developer
11 10 (5.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) Technical Architect
12 9 (5.06%) User Researcher
13 8 (4.49%) Embedded Engineer
13 8 (4.49%) Embedded Linux Engineer
13 8 (4.49%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.91%) REST
2 38 (21.35%) RESTful
3 30 (16.85%) JSON
4 28 (15.73%) Play Framework
5 27 (15.17%) CSS
6 25 (14.04%) Web Services
7 24 (13.48%) HTML
8 23 (12.92%) Spring
9 22 (12.36%) Django
9 22 (12.36%) Ruby on Rails
10 21 (11.80%) Gherkin
11 17 (9.55%) Guice
11 17 (9.55%) HTML5
11 17 (9.55%) SOAP
12 15 (8.43%) CSS3
12 15 (8.43%) Spring MVC
13 14 (7.87%) .NET
13 14 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (7.30%) Ajax
15 8 (4.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.36%) User Experience
2 18 (10.11%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.18%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.81%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.56%) Clustering
10 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.79%) Linux
2 11 (6.18%) Unix
3 10 (5.62%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (5.06%) Windows
5 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (96.07%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (37.08%) Problem-Solving
3 62 (34.83%) Test Automation
4 54 (30.34%) Kanban
5 53 (29.78%) User Stories
6 38 (21.35%) TDD
7 35 (19.66%) BDD
7 35 (19.66%) Open Source
8 34 (19.10%) Software Engineering
9 30 (16.85%) Unit Testing
10 29 (16.29%) API Testing
10 29 (16.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (13.48%) Mentoring
13 22 (12.36%) Coaching
13 22 (12.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 22 (12.36%) MVC
13 22 (12.36%) Project Management
13 22 (12.36%) Usability Testing
14 21 (11.80%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (37.64%) Java
2 51 (28.65%) Scala
3 34 (19.10%) SQL
4 29 (16.29%) JavaScript
5 24 (13.48%) Ruby
6 18 (10.11%) C#
7 16 (8.99%) Groovy
8 12 (6.74%) C++
9 7 (3.93%) C
9 7 (3.93%) Python
10 6 (3.37%) Java 8
11 4 (2.25%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.25%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.69%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.56%) R
14 1 (0.56%) U-SQL
14 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (12.36%) Degree
2 20 (11.24%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.25%) ISEB
3 4 (2.25%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (18.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) Ansible
1 5 (2.81%) Mesos
2 4 (2.25%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.12%) Puppet
3 2 (1.12%) Terraform
4 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (9.55%) Google
2 16 (8.99%) Atlassian
3 12 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.74%) Oracle
4 3 (1.69%) Anite
4 3 (1.69%) webMethods
5 2 (1.12%) Serena
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe
6 1 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.56%) Wind River
6 1 (0.56%) WSO2