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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South West / Somerset
Rank 4 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 52 60 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.31% 18.58% 11.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.23% 22.47% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 25
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £500 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +14.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £43.00 £35.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.88 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

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
191 267 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.28% 82.66% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 168 145
Median daily rate £355 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 22
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 £16.50 £26.50 £18.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +2 20 £280 -20.00% 3
Yeovil 0 17 £338 -35.71% 3
Bath +6 7 £300 -40.00% 7
Bridgwater 0 1 £403 +11.03%
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 82 (98.80%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (75.90%) C#
3 46 (55.42%) .NET
4 39 (46.99%) Software Engineering
5 38 (45.78%) Security Cleared
6 31 (37.35%) SC Cleared
6 31 (37.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (37.35%) SQL Server
7 27 (32.53%) Automated Testing
8 26 (31.33%) Java
9 24 (28.92%) Unit Testing
10 23 (27.71%) Kanban
11 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET
11 21 (25.30%) MVC
12 20 (24.10%) SQL
13 18 (21.69%) .NET Framework
13 18 (21.69%) QA
14 17 (20.48%) Pair Programming
14 17 (20.48%) C++
14 17 (20.48%) UML
14 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
14 17 (20.48%) Time Management
14 17 (20.48%) BDD
14 17 (20.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (19.28%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (18.07%) TDD
16 15 (18.07%) OO
16 15 (18.07%) Git (software)
17 14 (16.87%) Web Development
17 14 (16.87%) 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 10 (12.05%) NServiceBus
2 5 (6.02%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (4.82%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) IIS
4 3 (3.61%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Firewall
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
1 1 (1.20%) LDAP
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.02%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.61%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.61%) Big Data
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.41%) QGIS
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.20%) DB2
7 1 (1.20%) HBase
7 1 (1.20%) Informix
Development Applications
1 31 (37.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (18.07%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.64%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.43%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.43%) SpecFlow
4 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.02%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (3.61%) Maven
7 2 (2.41%) Ant
7 2 (2.41%) Apache Buildr
7 2 (2.41%) JIRA
7 2 (2.41%) jMock
7 2 (2.41%) JUnit
7 2 (2.41%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.41%) Selenium
7 2 (2.41%) Subversion
8 1 (1.20%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.20%) NUnit
8 1 (1.20%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Military
4 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Developer
2 19 (22.89%) .NET Developer
3 16 (19.28%) Software Engineer
4 15 (18.07%) C# Developer
5 13 (15.66%) Java Engineer
6 12 (14.46%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (13.25%) Analyst
8 10 (12.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (10.84%) Test Analyst
10 8 (9.64%) Software Developer
11 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (7.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (7.23%) HTML Developer
11 6 (7.23%) SQL Developer
12 5 (6.02%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (6.02%) Manual Test Analyst
12 5 (6.02%) Test Engineer
13 4 (4.82%) Tester
14 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (55.42%) .NET
2 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET
3 18 (21.69%) .NET Framework
4 14 (16.87%) HTML
5 13 (15.66%) WPF
6 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (9.64%) CSS
7 8 (9.64%) HTML5
8 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (7.23%) JSP
8 6 (7.23%) LINQ
9 5 (6.02%) WF
10 4 (4.82%) Gherkin
11 3 (3.61%) Ajax
11 3 (3.61%) EJB
11 3 (3.61%) Web Services
11 3 (3.61%) XML
12 2 (2.41%) SOAP
12 2 (2.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) User Experience
2 4 (4.82%) RIA
3 1 (1.20%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (98.80%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.99%) Software Engineering
3 27 (32.53%) Automated Testing
4 24 (28.92%) Unit Testing
5 23 (27.71%) Kanban
6 21 (25.30%) MVC
7 17 (20.48%) BDD
7 17 (20.48%) Pair Programming
7 17 (20.48%) Time Management
7 17 (20.48%) UML
8 16 (19.28%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (18.07%) OO
9 15 (18.07%) TDD
10 14 (16.87%) Web Development
11 12 (14.46%) Line Management
12 8 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (8.43%) Manual Testing
13 7 (8.43%) Workflow
14 6 (7.23%) Change Control
14 6 (7.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (75.90%) C#
2 26 (31.33%) Java
3 20 (24.10%) SQL
4 17 (20.48%) C++
5 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.61%) Ada
7 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (45.78%) Security Cleared
2 31 (37.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Oozie
2 2 (2.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) ATG
4 2 (2.41%) BEA
4 2 (2.41%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Sybase
5 1 (1.20%) VeriFone
5 1 (1.20%) WorldPay
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £36 - £43 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago