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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 11 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 34 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.45% 4.65% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.26% 6.28% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 1
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£315 £365 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +3.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +22.83%
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
197 191 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 66.33% 74.03% 65.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 129 59
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 12
Average hourly rate £19.46 £19.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £13.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £21.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
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 28 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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 +5 25 £310 -15.06% 2
Plymouth - 5 £323 -
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Project Management
3 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
4 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.95%) Kanban
5 7 (17.95%) SDLC
5 7 (17.95%) C#
6 6 (15.38%) .NET
6 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (12.82%) DevOps
7 5 (12.82%) QA
7 5 (12.82%) Selenium
7 5 (12.82%) Degree
7 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
7 5 (12.82%) UML
7 5 (12.82%) HTML
7 5 (12.82%) ISEB
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 4 (10.26%) MVC
8 4 (10.26%) Finance
8 4 (10.26%) Atlassian
8 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
8 4 (10.26%) SpecFlow
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) Jenkins

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Summit
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
1 2 (5.13%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
2 4 (10.26%) SpecFlow
3 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) Capybara
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Business Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) ScrumMaster
4 4 (10.26%) QA Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.13%) WinForms
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) Visualforce
5 1 (2.56%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Project Management
3 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.95%) Kanban
4 7 (17.95%) SDLC
5 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) UML
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (10.26%) MVC
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
8 3 (7.69%) Time Management
9 2 (5.13%) Migration
9 2 (5.13%) BDD
9 2 (5.13%) Software Delivery
9 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.13%) CRM
9 2 (5.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) Ruby
3 2 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) ISEB
2 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.26%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.13%) Symantec
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com