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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 17 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 34 83 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.02% 18.57% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.01% 22.07% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 64 2
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£320 £323 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% -18.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.54 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
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
283 376 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.07% 84.12% 59.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 288 42
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 6
Average hourly rate £38.13 £33.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +93.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £30.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £19.00
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 29 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 29 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 29 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 -5 22 £320 -1.53% 6
Yeovil -3 6 £324 +1.17% 2
Templecombe - 1 - -
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 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 48 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (68.52%) .NET
3 31 (57.41%) Security Cleared
4 28 (51.85%) Unit Testing
5 25 (46.30%) C#
5 25 (46.30%) SQL
6 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 24 (44.44%) SC Cleared
7 15 (27.78%) .NET Framework
7 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (27.78%) Entity Framework
7 15 (27.78%) MVC
8 14 (25.93%) WPF
9 12 (22.22%) K2 blackpearl
10 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
11 10 (18.52%) JSP
11 10 (18.52%) Java
11 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
12 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 9 (16.67%) Oracle
13 8 (14.81%) Back Office
13 8 (14.81%) BDD
14 7 (12.96%) SDLC
14 7 (12.96%) WF
14 7 (12.96%) HTML
14 7 (12.96%) UML
15 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
15 6 (11.11%) Web Services
15 6 (11.11%) CSS
15 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (22.22%) K2 blackpearl
2 5 (9.26%) Apache
2 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) DTS
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.26%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (9.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (9.26%) ClearQuest
2 5 (9.26%) ClearCase
3 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (14.81%) Back Office
2 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 28 (51.85%) .NET Developer
3 13 (24.07%) SQL Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Head of Development
8 1 (1.85%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (68.52%) .NET
2 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 15 (27.78%) .NET Framework
3 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (27.78%) Entity Framework
4 14 (25.93%) WPF
5 10 (18.52%) JSP
6 7 (12.96%) WF
6 7 (12.96%) HTML
7 6 (11.11%) Web Services
7 6 (11.11%) CSS
7 6 (11.11%) WCF
8 5 (9.26%) GWT
8 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.26%) Spring
9 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (3.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 1 (1.85%) jQuery
11 1 (1.85%) LINQ
11 1 (1.85%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (51.85%) Unit Testing
3 15 (27.78%) MVC
4 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.81%) BDD
6 7 (12.96%) SDLC
6 7 (12.96%) UML
7 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Web Development
8 5 (9.26%) Requirements Engineering
8 5 (9.26%) Information Management
8 5 (9.26%) OO
9 4 (7.41%) ETL
9 4 (7.41%) Time Management
10 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.56%) TDD
10 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.56%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) C#
1 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.26%) C++
5 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) XAML
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (57.41%) Security Cleared
2 24 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) ESRI
3 5 (9.26%) Google
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.85%) Telerik
Taunton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £32.54 - £45.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago