The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 27 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.85% 1.99% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 2.63% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£366 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.90% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
182 190 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.98% 75.70% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 109 78
Average daily rate £400 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £234 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £11.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Dorset region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Dorset region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bournemouth -5 4 £366 +32.90% 5
Poole - 2 - - 3
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Compact Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) OOD
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) Windows CE
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) JSON
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) RESTful

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) JBehave
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Compact Framework
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) OOD
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Guidewire
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 32 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT
Rate: £301 - £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £301 - £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago