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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 21 9 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 13 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.91% 12.04% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.55% 14.65% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 2
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£368 £316 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.20% +13.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £277 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £435 £288
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 £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
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
152 157 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 69.09% 82.20% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 86 83
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -32.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -3 11 £405 +28.06% 7
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Kanban
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) WinForms
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) QA
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (5.56%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Summit
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) ScrumMaster
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Coach
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) WinForms
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Kanban
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 14001
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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