Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 +24
Contract jobs citing Scrum 183 139 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.51% 10.85% 6.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.74% 12.40% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 82 53
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £336 £344 £275
90th Percentile £659 £571 £613
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £52.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +16.11% +5.88%

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 927 1121 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.71% 87.51% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 637 705
West Sussex median daily rate £418 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £272
90th Percentile £573 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +17.65% +85.94%
10th Percentile £24.02 £19.58 £11.22
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +1 114 £500 +5.26% 3
Gatwick +9 20 £343 -19.41%
East Grinstead +7 4 £448 +5.29%
Crawley -10 4 £460 -3.16% 1
Chichester - 2 £375 -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 176 (96.17%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (38.80%) Git (software)
3 70 (38.25%) Java
4 56 (30.60%) Subversion
4 56 (30.60%) Test Automation
5 51 (27.87%) Web Development
6 49 (26.78%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (25.68%) Linux
8 46 (25.14%) CSS
8 46 (25.14%) HTML
9 42 (22.95%) HTTP
10 41 (22.40%) Scala
11 39 (21.31%) REST
11 39 (21.31%) Spring
12 36 (19.67%) Configuration Management
12 36 (19.67%) Unix
12 36 (19.67%) User Stories
13 35 (19.13%) JavaScript
14 33 (18.03%) Relational Database
15 32 (17.49%) Jenkins
16 30 (16.39%) Open Source
17 29 (15.85%) Mac OS X
18 28 (15.30%) JSON
18 28 (15.30%) Mentoring
19 27 (14.75%) RESTful
20 25 (13.66%) JIRA
20 25 (13.66%) Web Services
20 25 (13.66%) MVC
21 24 (13.11%) HTML5
21 24 (13.11%) CSS3

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 19 (10.38%) Confluence
2 10 (5.46%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.73%) Alfresco
5 5 (2.73%) CMS
5 5 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.09%) Drupal
6 2 (1.09%) Mule
6 2 (1.09%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.09%) WildFly
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (22.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.03%) Relational Database
2 15 (8.20%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.46%) MySQL
4 9 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.19%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.64%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (38.80%) Git (software)
2 56 (30.60%) Subversion
3 32 (17.49%) Jenkins
4 25 (13.66%) JIRA
5 21 (11.48%) Selenium
6 17 (9.29%) JUnit
7 10 (5.46%) SoapUI
8 9 (4.92%) Vagrant
9 8 (4.37%) Maven
10 6 (3.28%) Protractor
11 5 (2.73%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.19%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.64%) Gatling
13 3 (1.64%) JSUnit
14 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (1.09%) Burp Suite
14 2 (1.09%) JMeter
14 2 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
15 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 6 (3.28%) Finance
1 6 (3.28%) Publishing
2 1 (0.55%) Games
2 1 (0.55%) Retail
2 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (53.55%) Developer
2 30 (16.39%) Java Developer
3 20 (10.93%) Analyst
4 19 (10.38%) Scala Developer
4 19 (10.38%) Scrum Master
5 15 (8.20%) Business Analyst
5 15 (8.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (7.65%) Designer
7 12 (6.56%) Agile Business Analyst
8 11 (6.01%) Agile Developer
8 11 (6.01%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (6.01%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (6.01%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.01%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.37%) Digital Analyst
9 8 (4.37%) Digital Business Analyst
9 8 (4.37%) Embedded Engineer
9 8 (4.37%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 7 (3.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.14%) CSS
1 46 (25.14%) HTML
2 39 (21.31%) REST
2 39 (21.31%) Spring
3 28 (15.30%) JSON
4 27 (14.75%) RESTful
5 25 (13.66%) Web Services
6 24 (13.11%) CSS3
6 24 (13.11%) HTML5
7 21 (11.48%) Play Framework
8 20 (10.93%) Ajax
9 18 (9.84%) Ruby on Rails
10 17 (9.29%) Django
11 14 (7.65%) .NET
11 14 (7.65%) Guice
12 13 (7.10%) SOAP
13 11 (6.01%) AngularJS
13 11 (6.01%) ASP.NET
13 11 (6.01%) Hibernate
13 11 (6.01%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.02%) User Experience
2 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.09%) FMCG
4 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.09%) PMI
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.55%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.68%) Linux
2 36 (19.67%) Unix
3 29 (15.85%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.09%) Android
5 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (96.17%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.60%) Test Automation
3 51 (27.87%) Web Development
4 49 (26.78%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (19.67%) Configuration Management
5 36 (19.67%) User Stories
6 30 (16.39%) Open Source
7 28 (15.30%) Mentoring
8 25 (13.66%) MVC
9 23 (12.57%) TDD
10 22 (12.02%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (12.02%) Unit Testing
10 22 (12.02%) Web Design
11 21 (11.48%) Collaborative Working
11 21 (11.48%) Continuous Deployment
12 20 (10.93%) Coaching
12 20 (10.93%) Project Management
13 17 (9.29%) Acceptance Criteria
14 16 (8.74%) Business Analysis
14 16 (8.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (38.25%) Java
2 41 (22.40%) Scala
3 35 (19.13%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.38%) Ruby
5 16 (8.74%) SQL
6 14 (7.65%) C#
7 11 (6.01%) C++
8 9 (4.92%) Groovy
8 9 (4.92%) Python
9 6 (3.28%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.64%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.09%) ABAP
11 2 (1.09%) PHP
11 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (4.37%) Degree
3 5 (2.73%) ISEB
3 5 (2.73%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.09%) WAI
2 2 (1.09%) WCAG
3 1 (0.55%) GAMP
System Software
1 9 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.37%) Ansible
2 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (9.29%) Oracle
2 14 (7.65%) Google
3 8 (4.37%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.83%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.28%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.64%) Tableau
7 2 (1.09%) CA
7 2 (1.09%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.09%) HP
7 2 (1.09%) Mercator
8 1 (0.55%) webMethods