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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 34 10 30
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.39% 11.76% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 16.44% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 0
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£369 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -8.64%
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
201 146 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 68.60% 71.57% 56.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 96 64
Average daily rate £398 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £675 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 11
Average hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.75 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 -10 4 £400 +6.66%
Exmouth - - - -
Barnstaple - - - - 1
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) OO
5 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (33.33%) User Stories
6 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (22.22%) ISEB
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) UML
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (16.67%) SaaS
8 3 (16.67%) Visualforce
8 3 (16.67%) Apex Code
8 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (16.67%) Data Governance
8 3 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) Data Management
8 3 (16.67%) GIS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (16.67%) Visualforce
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) Ajax
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) zOS
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (33.33%) User Stories
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) OOP
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) OOD
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
1 4 (22.22%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Apex Code
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) ISEB
4 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft