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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 14 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.51% 11.45% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.33% 17.00% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 11
Median daily rate £450 £315 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.23%
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
150 200 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 69.77% 67.34% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 118 142
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +82.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.67 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Plymouth +10 8 £500 +55.03%
Exeter -14 4 £320 +3.22% 2
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Java
3 13 (39.39%) C#
3 13 (39.39%) BDD
3 13 (39.39%) Mentoring
4 12 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
4 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 11 (33.33%) Line Management
5 11 (33.33%) QA
6 10 (30.30%) HTML
6 10 (30.30%) CSS
6 10 (30.30%) Web Services
7 9 (27.27%) C++
7 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 9 (27.27%) RESTful
8 8 (24.24%) JIRA
8 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
8 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
9 7 (21.21%) C
9 7 (21.21%) MATLAB
9 7 (21.21%) Python
9 7 (21.21%) SAS
9 7 (21.21%) Objective-C
9 7 (21.21%) Coaching
9 7 (21.21%) R
9 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
9 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
9 7 (21.21%) Ruby
9 7 (21.21%) Degree

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 7 (21.21%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) NUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Software Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Tester
4 8 (24.24%) Test Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Scrum Master
5 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Senior Software Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Software Tester
6 6 (18.18%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (15.15%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) QA Tester
8 4 (12.12%) Software QA Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) Software QA Tester
8 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
9 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
10 2 (6.06%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) CSS
1 10 (30.30%) HTML
1 10 (30.30%) Web Services
2 9 (27.27%) RESTful
3 4 (12.12%) Velocity
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) Sass
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) SOAP
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) CESG
2 2 (6.06%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Blog
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) BDD
2 13 (39.39%) Mentoring
3 12 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
3 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 11 (33.33%) Line Management
5 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) Coaching
7 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) DevOps
7 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
7 6 (18.18%) OO
7 6 (18.18%) OOP
7 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Software Delivery
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (15.15%) TDD
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) C++
5 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 7 (21.21%) C
6 7 (21.21%) MATLAB
6 7 (21.21%) Objective-C
6 7 (21.21%) Python
6 7 (21.21%) R
6 7 (21.21%) Ruby
7 5 (15.15%) Groovy
8 2 (6.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) CLAS
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) ISO 14001
2 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Apple
2 1 (3.03%) VMware