Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 +42
Contract jobs citing Scrum 181 130 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.92% 11.83% 6.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.67% 13.43% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 74 49
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £340 £344 £310
90th Percentile £553 £643 £613
South East median daily rate £465 £443 £400
% change year-on-year +5.08% +10.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.26% +121.86%

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 920 968 1,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 91.09% 88.08% 87.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 554 679
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.94% +6.67%
10th Percentile £254 £280 £268
90th Percentile £575 £547 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 28 38
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.75 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.43% +27.27% +66.67%
10th Percentile £22.51 £28.50 £12.85
90th Percentile £62.08 £50.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% -18.33% +62.16%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 95 £456 -7.59% 9
Gatwick -8 13 £343 -23.89% 1
Crawley -17 5 £470 +13.25% 2
East Grinstead +8 4 £448 +5.29%
Horsham - 3 £313 - 1
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 174 (96.13%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (43.65%) Java
3 60 (33.15%) User Stories
4 59 (32.60%) Test Automation
5 47 (25.97%) Git (software)
6 46 (25.41%) Linux
7 44 (24.31%) Scala
8 42 (23.20%) Open Source
9 41 (22.65%) Subversion
10 40 (22.10%) Mentoring
11 38 (20.99%) REST
12 35 (19.34%) Web Development
12 35 (19.34%) CSS
12 35 (19.34%) HTML
12 35 (19.34%) Configuration Management
12 35 (19.34%) Coaching
13 34 (18.78%) Spring
14 33 (18.23%) Project Management
14 33 (18.23%) HTTP
14 33 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (16.57%) Kanban
15 30 (16.57%) JSON
15 30 (16.57%) RESTful
16 29 (16.02%) HTML5
16 29 (16.02%) CSS3
16 29 (16.02%) Relational Database
17 28 (15.47%) Agile Project Management
17 28 (15.47%) JIRA
17 28 (15.47%) Ajax
17 28 (15.47%) Service Delivery

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 23 (12.71%) Confluence
2 5 (2.76%) Alfresco
2 5 (2.76%) CMS
2 5 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (2.76%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.21%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.10%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.10%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.23%) HTTP
2 2 (1.10%) SSL
2 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.02%) Relational Database
2 20 (11.05%) MySQL
3 16 (8.84%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.52%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.97%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.66%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (25.97%) Git (software)
2 41 (22.65%) Subversion
3 28 (15.47%) JIRA
4 18 (9.94%) Jenkins
5 17 (9.39%) Selenium
6 14 (7.73%) JUnit
7 13 (7.18%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.76%) Maven
9 4 (2.21%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.21%) Protractor
9 4 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.66%) Gatling
11 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.55%) Hudson
11 1 (0.55%) Mockito
11 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 6 (3.31%) Finance
2 2 (1.10%) Publishing
3 1 (0.55%) Retail
3 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (46.41%) Developer
2 31 (17.13%) Java Developer
3 30 (16.57%) Scrum Master
4 24 (13.26%) Analyst
5 18 (9.94%) Business Analyst
6 17 (9.39%) Scala Developer
7 12 (6.63%) Architect
8 10 (5.52%) Product Manager
9 9 (4.97%) Agile Scrum Master
9 9 (4.97%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) Digital Analyst
10 8 (4.42%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) Digital Business Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.87%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.99%) REST
2 35 (19.34%) CSS
2 35 (19.34%) HTML
3 34 (18.78%) Spring
4 30 (16.57%) JSON
4 30 (16.57%) RESTful
5 29 (16.02%) CSS3
5 29 (16.02%) HTML5
6 28 (15.47%) Ajax
7 25 (13.81%) Web Services
8 21 (11.60%) Django
8 21 (11.60%) Play Framework
8 21 (11.60%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (8.84%) Spring Boot
10 13 (7.18%) Guice
11 12 (6.63%) .NET
12 10 (5.52%) Spring MVC
13 9 (4.97%) ASP.NET
13 9 (4.97%) Gherkin
14 7 (3.87%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) User Experience
2 13 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.10%) FMCG
5 2 (1.10%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.41%) Linux
2 28 (15.47%) Unix
3 23 (12.71%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.66%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (96.13%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (33.15%) User Stories
3 59 (32.60%) Test Automation
4 42 (23.20%) Open Source
5 40 (22.10%) Mentoring
6 35 (19.34%) Coaching
6 35 (19.34%) Configuration Management
6 35 (19.34%) Web Development
7 33 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (18.23%) Project Management
8 30 (16.57%) Kanban
9 28 (15.47%) Agile Project Management
9 28 (15.47%) Service Delivery
9 28 (15.47%) TDD
10 23 (12.71%) MVC
10 23 (12.71%) Unit Testing
11 21 (11.60%) Acceptance Criteria
12 19 (10.50%) Continuous Deployment
12 19 (10.50%) Software Engineering
13 17 (9.39%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (43.65%) Java
2 44 (24.31%) Scala
3 26 (14.36%) Ruby
4 20 (11.05%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.29%) C#
6 13 (7.18%) Groovy
7 12 (6.63%) SQL
8 11 (6.08%) Python
9 9 (4.97%) C++
10 4 (2.21%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.66%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.10%) ABAP
12 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.21%) Degree
5 3 (1.66%) ISEB
6 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.18%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (11.05%) Oracle
2 13 (7.18%) Google
3 8 (4.42%) Atlassian
3 8 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.31%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.66%) Tableau
6 2 (1.10%) OpenText
6 2 (1.10%) Pega
7 1 (0.55%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.55%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.55%) webMethods