Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +22
Contract jobs citing Scrum 202 152 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.08% 13.94% 15.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.75% 15.75% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 72 98
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £428 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% -9.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £321 £350 £326
90th Percentile £525 £650 £565
South East median daily rate £457 £450 £418
% change year-on-year +1.47% +7.78% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 5
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £49.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +15.12% -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% +32.35%

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 1,138 965 1,255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.61% 88.53% 90.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 599 750
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £420 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +4.02% +4.19%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 35
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.24% +11.25% +75.05%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.90 £14.55
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.25 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year +26.23% -17.08% +11.37%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 93 £450 -10.00% 7
Gatwick -3 15 £388 +10.71%
Crawley +15 14 £459 +23.99% 3
East Grinstead +13 8 £341 -16.56%
Horsham - 8 £369 - 3
Burgess Hill - 8 £320 - 1
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 196 (97.03%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.20%) User Stories
3 60 (29.70%) Java
4 59 (29.21%) Test Automation
5 52 (25.74%) Kanban
5 52 (25.74%) Problem-Solving
6 46 (22.77%) JIRA
7 45 (22.28%) Scala
8 40 (19.80%) Software Engineering
9 37 (18.32%) Coaching
10 36 (17.82%) Linux
11 35 (17.33%) QA
11 35 (17.33%) RESTful
11 35 (17.33%) Confluence
12 33 (16.34%) Mentoring
12 33 (16.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (15.35%) Web Services
13 31 (15.35%) TDD
14 30 (14.85%) Unit Testing
14 30 (14.85%) CSS
14 30 (14.85%) REST
15 29 (14.36%) SQL
16 28 (13.86%) Open Source
16 28 (13.86%) Selenium
17 27 (13.37%) HTML
17 27 (13.37%) User Experience
18 25 (12.38%) Relational Database
19 24 (11.88%) Gherkin
19 24 (11.88%) API Testing
19 24 (11.88%) Defect Management

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 35 (17.33%) Confluence
2 7 (3.47%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.97%) Apache
4 4 (1.98%) CMS
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.49%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.99%) JBoss
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.50%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.50%) Drupal
7 1 (0.50%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.50%) OpenROAD
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.50%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) IaaS
3 2 (0.99%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.50%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.50%) GitHub
4 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.91%) HTTP
2 5 (2.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.38%) Relational Database
2 17 (8.42%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.95%) MySQL
5 8 (3.96%) Big Data
5 8 (3.96%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.49%) Redis
8 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.99%) Parquet
10 1 (0.50%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.50%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 46 (22.77%) JIRA
2 28 (13.86%) Selenium
3 21 (10.40%) Subversion
4 20 (9.90%) SoapUI
5 18 (8.91%) Git (software)
6 13 (6.44%) Cucumber
7 12 (5.94%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.46%) JUnit
9 8 (3.96%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.48%) Hudson
11 5 (2.48%) Maven
12 4 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.98%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.49%) JMeter
13 3 (1.49%) ReSharper
13 3 (1.49%) Toad
13 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
15 1 (0.50%) Gradle
General
1 23 (11.39%) Finance
2 4 (1.98%) Marketing
3 3 (1.49%) Back Office
3 3 (1.49%) Banking
4 2 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
5 1 (0.50%) Billing
5 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (26.73%) Developer
2 43 (21.29%) Scrum Master
3 32 (15.84%) Analyst
4 19 (9.41%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.41%) Scala Developer
5 18 (8.91%) Business Analyst
6 15 (7.43%) Test Analyst
7 14 (6.93%) Software Engineer
8 12 (5.94%) Agile Scrum Master
9 11 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (4.95%) Architect
10 10 (4.95%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (4.95%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.95%) Product Manager
11 9 (4.46%) Embedded Engineer
11 9 (4.46%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.46%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 9 (4.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 8 (3.96%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.33%) RESTful
2 31 (15.35%) Web Services
3 30 (14.85%) CSS
3 30 (14.85%) REST
4 27 (13.37%) HTML
5 24 (11.88%) Gherkin
6 23 (11.39%) Spring
7 20 (9.90%) JSON
8 19 (9.41%) HTML5
9 17 (8.42%) Play Framework
10 15 (7.43%) CSS3
11 13 (6.44%) Ajax
11 13 (6.44%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (5.94%) AngularJS
13 11 (5.45%) Django
14 9 (4.46%) .NET
14 9 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (4.46%) Spring Boot
15 7 (3.47%) Kafka
15 7 (3.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.37%) User Experience
2 15 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.49%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.49%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.50%) Clustering
9 1 (0.50%) Fintech
9 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.82%) Linux
2 20 (9.90%) Unix
3 6 (2.97%) Windows
4 4 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Android
6 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (97.03%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.20%) User Stories
3 59 (29.21%) Test Automation
4 52 (25.74%) Kanban
4 52 (25.74%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (19.80%) Software Engineering
6 37 (18.32%) Coaching
7 33 (16.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 33 (16.34%) Mentoring
8 31 (15.35%) TDD
9 30 (14.85%) Unit Testing
10 28 (13.86%) Open Source
11 24 (11.88%) API Testing
11 24 (11.88%) Configuration Management
11 24 (11.88%) Defect Management
12 23 (11.39%) Acceptance Criteria
12 23 (11.39%) Project Management
13 22 (10.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 22 (10.89%) Service Delivery
14 20 (9.90%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (29.70%) Java
2 45 (22.28%) Scala
3 29 (14.36%) SQL
4 21 (10.40%) JavaScript
5 20 (9.90%) Groovy
6 17 (8.42%) Ruby
7 14 (6.93%) C#
8 9 (4.46%) Java 8
9 7 (3.47%) C++
9 7 (3.47%) Embedded C++
10 6 (2.97%) C
10 6 (2.97%) Python
11 4 (1.98%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.49%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.50%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.50%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.91%) BPSS Clearance
1 18 (8.91%) Degree
2 5 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) ISEB
3 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.49%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.49%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (1.98%) Kubernetes
1 4 (1.98%) Mesos
2 2 (0.99%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.50%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.50%) Terraform
3 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (8.91%) Atlassian
2 17 (8.42%) Oracle
3 11 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.47%) Google
5 3 (1.49%) Anite
5 3 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (1.49%) webMethods
6 2 (0.99%) Informatica
6 2 (0.99%) Talend
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe
7 1 (0.50%) OpenText
7 1 (0.50%) Pega
7 1 (0.50%) Serena
7 1 (0.50%) Wind River
7 1 (0.50%) WSO2