The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 11 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 45 90 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.08% 22.22% 8.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.79% 26.71% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 71 8
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£323 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.66 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £38.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +19.68%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
268 337 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 77.91% 83.21% 61.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 251 64
Average daily rate £360 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £492 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 11 4
Average hourly rate £42.00 £33.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% +78.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Scrum
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Yeovil +3 20 £325 -15.58% 1
Taunton -2 14 £316 -2.69% 2
Templecombe - 1 - -
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 71 (91.03%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (52.56%) SQL
3 40 (51.28%) .NET
4 39 (50.00%) C#
5 38 (48.72%) Security Cleared
6 31 (39.74%) Unit Testing
6 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
7 26 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 22 (28.21%) Java
8 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
9 19 (24.36%) HTML
9 19 (24.36%) JSP
10 17 (21.79%) .NET Framework
11 16 (20.51%) Web Development
11 16 (20.51%) OO
11 16 (20.51%) Apache
11 16 (20.51%) Tomcat
11 16 (20.51%) C++
11 16 (20.51%) CSS
11 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (19.23%) Entity Framework
12 15 (19.23%) MVC
13 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
13 14 (17.95%) UML
13 14 (17.95%) Time Management
13 14 (17.95%) WPF
14 12 (15.38%) Oracle
14 12 (15.38%) K2 blackpearl
15 11 (14.10%) BDD
16 10 (12.82%) DV Cleared

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 16 (20.51%) Apache
1 16 (20.51%) Tomcat
2 12 (15.38%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) DTS
4 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Eclipse
2 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.85%) ClearQuest
4 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.85%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.28%) Maven
5 1 (1.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) JUnit
General
1 9 (11.54%) Back Office
2 1 (1.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (50.00%) Developer
2 30 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 18 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 16 (20.51%) SQL Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
6 6 (7.69%) Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (3.85%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (51.28%) .NET
2 26 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 19 (24.36%) JSP
3 19 (24.36%) HTML
4 17 (21.79%) .NET Framework
5 16 (20.51%) CSS
5 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (19.23%) Entity Framework
7 14 (17.95%) WPF
8 7 (8.97%) WF
8 7 (8.97%) WCF
8 7 (8.97%) Web Services
9 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.13%) Spring
10 3 (3.85%) GWT
10 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.56%) REST
11 2 (2.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 2 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.28%) User Experience
2 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (91.03%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.74%) Unit Testing
3 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
4 16 (20.51%) Web Development
4 16 (20.51%) OO
5 15 (19.23%) MVC
6 14 (17.95%) UML
6 14 (17.95%) Time Management
7 11 (14.10%) BDD
8 8 (10.26%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 6 (7.69%) TDD
9 6 (7.69%) User Stories
9 6 (7.69%) SDLC
10 5 (6.41%) ETL
10 5 (6.41%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.41%) Security Testing
11 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.85%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) SQL
2 39 (50.00%) C#
3 22 (28.21%) Java
4 16 (20.51%) C++
5 6 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.28%) Ada
8 1 (1.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) ESRI
4 3 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (1.28%) Telerik
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago