The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 5 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 45 79 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.83% 19.75% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% 23.72% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 55 38
Median daily rate £310 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.55 £35.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.35 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.19%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 333 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.31% 83.25% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 212 194
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +17.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Taunton +4 18 £325 -7.14% 4
Yeovil 0 17 - - 3
Bath - 6 £300 - 7
Bridgwater 0 1 £403 +11.03%
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 64 (98.46%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (75.38%) C#
3 38 (58.46%) .NET
4 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
5 28 (43.08%) Software Engineering
6 26 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 26 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 26 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (33.85%) Automated Testing
8 19 (29.23%) SQL
9 18 (27.69%) Kanban
10 17 (26.15%) Java
11 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
11 16 (24.62%) Unit Testing
12 14 (21.54%) QA
12 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (20.00%) Time Management
13 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 13 (20.00%) MVC
13 13 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 13 (20.00%) C++
13 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 12 (18.46%) UML
14 12 (18.46%) Pair Programming
15 11 (16.92%) Finance
15 11 (16.92%) OO
15 11 (16.92%) BDD
16 10 (15.38%) Line Management
16 10 (15.38%) HTML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 7 (10.77%) NServiceBus
2 5 (7.69%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (6.15%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
1 1 (1.54%) LDAP
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.08%) SSDT
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) DB2
6 1 (1.54%) HBase
6 1 (1.54%) Informix
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.77%) SpecFlow
5 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.62%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (3.08%) Selenium
8 1 (1.54%) JIRA
8 1 (1.54%) NUnit
8 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Military
4 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) .NET Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Software Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Java Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.77%) SQL Developer
8 6 (9.23%) HTML Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Web Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Web Applications Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Web Test Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (58.46%) .NET
2 13 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (15.38%) HTML
4 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (10.77%) WPF
6 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (9.23%) HTML5
7 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (7.69%) CSS
7 5 (7.69%) LINQ
7 5 (7.69%) WF
8 4 (6.15%) Gherkin
9 3 (4.62%) JSP
10 1 (1.54%) EJB
10 1 (1.54%) Flash
10 1 (1.54%) J2EE
10 1 (1.54%) WSDL
10 1 (1.54%) XML
10 1 (1.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (98.46%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) Software Engineering
3 22 (33.85%) Automated Testing
4 18 (27.69%) Kanban
5 16 (24.62%) Unit Testing
6 13 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (20.00%) MVC
6 13 (20.00%) Time Management
7 12 (18.46%) Pair Programming
7 12 (18.46%) UML
8 11 (16.92%) BDD
8 11 (16.92%) OO
9 10 (15.38%) Line Management
10 9 (13.85%) TDD
10 9 (13.85%) Web Development
11 7 (10.77%) Manual Testing
12 5 (7.69%) Change Control
12 5 (7.69%) Software Testing
12 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (75.38%) C#
2 19 (29.23%) SQL
3 17 (26.15%) Java
4 13 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (3.08%) Ada
5 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.54%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
2 26 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Ansible
1 1 (1.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) ATG
3 1 (1.54%) BEA
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Sybase
3 1 (1.54%) VeriFone
3 1 (1.54%) WorldPay
Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + + SC Clearance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Within IR35
Posted: 9 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Robert Half
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday