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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 17 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 37 52 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.57% 11.61% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.34% 13.94% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +7.18%
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
258 373 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 73.71% 83.26% 57.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 280 58
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 4
Average hourly rate £38.25 £33.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% +88.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.31 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £36.40 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 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
Taunton +1 27 £315 -4.69% 9
Templecombe - 3 - -
Yeovil -3 2 £338 +5.46% 2
Bath -4 1 £475 +26.66% 3
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 47 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (67.92%) .NET
3 34 (64.15%) Security Cleared
4 28 (52.83%) Unit Testing
5 27 (50.94%) SC Cleared
6 26 (49.06%) C#
7 25 (47.17%) SQL
8 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET
9 15 (28.30%) MVC
9 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
9 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (28.30%) Entity Framework
10 14 (26.42%) WPF
11 12 (22.64%) K2 blackpearl
12 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
12 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
12 10 (18.87%) JSP
12 10 (18.87%) Java
13 9 (16.98%) Oracle
13 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
13 9 (16.98%) BDD
14 8 (15.09%) Back Office
14 8 (15.09%) UML
15 7 (13.21%) Web Services
15 7 (13.21%) WF
15 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
16 6 (11.32%) Google
16 6 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis
16 6 (11.32%) Information Management
16 6 (11.32%) Spring

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 12 (22.64%) K2 blackpearl
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) DTS
4 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) ClearCase
1 6 (11.32%) ClearQuest
1 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (11.32%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (11.32%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (5.66%) SpecFlow
2 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (15.09%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Developer
2 28 (52.83%) .NET Developer
3 13 (24.53%) SQL Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (5.66%) .NET Team Leader
5 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.77%) Head of Development
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (67.92%) .NET
2 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET
3 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
3 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (28.30%) Entity Framework
4 14 (26.42%) WPF
5 10 (18.87%) JSP
6 7 (13.21%) Web Services
6 7 (13.21%) WF
7 6 (11.32%) GWT
7 6 (11.32%) Hibernate
7 6 (11.32%) Spring
7 6 (11.32%) WCF
7 6 (11.32%) HTML
8 5 (9.43%) CSS
9 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (3.77%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
11 1 (1.89%) PostGIS
11 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Open Source
2 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (52.83%) Unit Testing
3 15 (28.30%) MVC
4 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.98%) BDD
6 8 (15.09%) UML
7 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Requirements Engineering
8 6 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) Information Management
9 4 (7.55%) OO
9 4 (7.55%) ETL
9 4 (7.55%) Web Development
10 3 (5.66%) Time Management
10 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.66%) Code Coverage
10 3 (5.66%) TDD
10 3 (5.66%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (3.77%) DevOps
11 2 (3.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) C#
2 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 10 (18.87%) Java
4 6 (11.32%) C++
5 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) XAML
7 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (64.15%) Security Cleared
2 27 (50.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) ESRI
2 6 (11.32%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.89%) Telerik
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