The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 9.39% 5.75% 11.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.49% 8.13% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 14
Median daily rate £393 £368 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £613 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
Scrum
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
174 160 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 81.69% 70.80% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 82 95
Median daily rate £363 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 4
Median hourly rate £41.25 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.48% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.91 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Devon region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -3 7 £330 -18.51%
Torquay - 2 £338 -
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 51 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) Java
3 20 (39.22%) BDD
4 19 (37.25%) JIRA
4 19 (37.25%) SQL
5 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 17 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 16 (31.37%) Web Services
7 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
7 16 (31.37%) C#
8 15 (29.41%) RESTful
9 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
9 13 (25.49%) QA
9 13 (25.49%) HTML
10 12 (23.53%) Ruby
11 11 (21.57%) Functional Testing
11 11 (21.57%) C++
11 11 (21.57%) CSS
12 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
13 9 (17.65%) R
13 9 (17.65%) Degree
13 9 (17.65%) Python
13 9 (17.65%) SAS
13 9 (17.65%) C
13 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
13 9 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (17.65%) Replication
13 9 (17.65%) Objective-C
13 9 (17.65%) MATLAB

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 9 (17.65%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) JIRA
2 17 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.80%) NUnit
5 3 (5.88%) Capybara
6 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.92%) Toad
General
1 2 (3.92%) Back Office
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Tester
3 11 (21.57%) Software Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Test Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Senior Software Developer
5 8 (15.69%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Software Tester
6 6 (11.76%) Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Database Developer
6 6 (11.76%) DBA
7 5 (9.80%) Administrator
7 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 5 (9.80%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Developer in Test
8 4 (7.84%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) QA Tester
8 4 (7.84%) Software QA Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) Web Services
2 15 (29.41%) RESTful
3 13 (25.49%) HTML
4 11 (21.57%) CSS
5 5 (9.80%) XML
6 4 (7.84%) .NET
7 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
7 3 (5.88%) REST
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.92%) HTML5
8 2 (3.92%) JSON
8 2 (3.92%) NHibernate
8 2 (3.92%) Sass
8 2 (3.92%) WinForms
8 2 (3.92%) WPF
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.96%) SOAP
9 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Replication
2 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Blog
3 1 (1.96%) BYOD
3 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) BDD
3 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 11 (21.57%) Functional Testing
5 9 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
6 8 (15.69%) DevOps
6 8 (15.69%) Line Management
6 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.69%) OO
6 8 (15.69%) OOP
7 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.76%) TDD
9 4 (7.84%) ITIL
10 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) SQL
3 16 (31.37%) C#
3 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
4 12 (23.53%) Ruby
5 11 (21.57%) C++
6 9 (17.65%) C
6 9 (17.65%) MATLAB
6 9 (17.65%) Objective-C
6 9 (17.65%) Python
6 9 (17.65%) R
7 5 (9.80%) Groovy
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) QA
2 5 (9.80%) ISO 14001
2 5 (9.80%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Apple
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) VMware