The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 33 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.48% 7.22% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 10.69% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
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£338 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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
190 131 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 67.38% 67.53% 64.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 95 76
Average daily rate £400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +103.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -6 4 £369 -1.66%
Plymouth -10 2 - -
Barnstaple - - - - 2
Exmouth - - - -
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (30.43%) User Stories
6 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 6 (26.09%) OO
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) HP
7 5 (21.74%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (21.74%) MVC
7 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) SaaS
8 4 (17.39%) BDD
8 4 (17.39%) jQuery
8 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
8 4 (17.39%) JSON
8 4 (17.39%) Ajax
8 4 (17.39%) HTML
8 4 (17.39%) CSS
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) UML
9 3 (13.04%) OOP

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) NuGet
5 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.35%) NUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
1 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Web Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) Ajax
3 4 (17.39%) JSON
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (13.04%) RESTful
4 3 (13.04%) Visualforce
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) Ninject
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) GIS
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) User Stories
3 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
3 6 (26.09%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) Data Governance
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) Validation
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) UML
6 3 (13.04%) OOP
6 3 (13.04%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Apex Code
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft