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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.73% 11.38% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.05% 16.02% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 10
Median daily rate £400 £319 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.25 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+29.39% -4.98%
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
166 231 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 72.49% 71.08% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 149 167
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £35.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.94% +82.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £11.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £38.85 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 August 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 August 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 +9 10 £500 +53.84% 2
Exeter -11 8 £307 -0.96% 1
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) C#
3 18 (45.00%) Java
4 16 (40.00%) BDD
5 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
6 13 (32.50%) SQL
7 12 (30.00%) C++
7 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 12 (30.00%) TDD
7 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (27.50%) HTML
8 11 (27.50%) CSS
8 11 (27.50%) Web Services
8 11 (27.50%) Exploratory Testing
9 10 (25.00%) Line Management
9 10 (25.00%) QA
10 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
10 9 (22.50%) OO
10 9 (22.50%) Coaching
11 8 (20.00%) ISO 14001
11 8 (20.00%) ISO 9001
11 8 (20.00%) NUnit
11 8 (20.00%) RESTful
12 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
12 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
12 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
12 7 (17.50%) JIRA
12 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
13 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
13 6 (15.00%) Mobile App

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 6 (15.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) NUnit
2 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
2 7 (17.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) JUnit
4 2 (5.00%) Maven
4 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Software Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Tester
4 9 (22.50%) C# Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Software Tester
5 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum Master
6 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (10.00%) QA Engineer
9 4 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
9 4 (10.00%) QA Tester
9 4 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
9 4 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
10 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) CSS
1 11 (27.50%) HTML
1 11 (27.50%) Web Services
2 8 (20.00%) RESTful
3 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) Velocity
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.50%) REST
4 3 (7.50%) Spring
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.00%) HTML5
5 2 (5.00%) Sass
5 2 (5.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (5.00%) WCF
5 2 (5.00%) WPF
6 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) CESG
2 2 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Blog
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) BDD
3 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
4 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (27.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Line Management
7 9 (22.50%) Coaching
7 9 (22.50%) OO
8 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
9 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Software Delivery
10 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 5 (12.50%) DevOps
10 5 (12.50%) OOP
11 4 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) C#
2 18 (45.00%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) C++
5 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.00%) C
6 6 (15.00%) MATLAB
6 6 (15.00%) Objective-C
6 6 (15.00%) Python
6 6 (15.00%) R
6 6 (15.00%) Ruby
7 5 (12.50%) Groovy
8 2 (5.00%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
3 2 (5.00%) CLAS
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) QA
2 8 (20.00%) ISO 14001
2 8 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Apple
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
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