The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 25 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.73% 1.58% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.03% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £320 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £480 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -4.19%
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
197 148 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 76.95% 77.89% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 85 79
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £41.24 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.25% -2.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Bournemouth -6 4 £298 -40.50% 2
Poole +1 2 £264 -12.08%
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) LINQ
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Agile Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Scrum Master
4 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (18.18%) LINQ
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) AutoMapper
4 1 (9.09%) Code First Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) RequireJS
4 1 (9.09%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
1 1 (9.09%) Psychology
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Human Factors
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) UX Design
4 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP