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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 7 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 55 59 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.64% 17.51% 9.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.09% 20.92% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 16
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£345 £333 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
249 282 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 84.41% 83.68% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 211 119
Average daily rate £365 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 11 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +1 20 £325 -27.77% 7
Taunton -1 16 £346 +5.72% 3
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 81 (91.01%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (55.06%) SQL
3 44 (49.44%) C#
4 35 (39.33%) .NET
4 35 (39.33%) Security Cleared
5 30 (33.71%) HTML
6 28 (31.46%) Software Engineering
6 28 (31.46%) SC Cleared
7 27 (30.34%) Java
8 26 (29.21%) Unit Testing
9 24 (26.97%) CSS
9 24 (26.97%) JSP
10 23 (25.84%) Apache
10 23 (25.84%) Tomcat
10 23 (25.84%) Web Development
11 22 (24.72%) OO
11 22 (24.72%) C++
12 20 (22.47%) UML
13 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
13 19 (21.35%) .NET Framework
13 19 (21.35%) Time Management
14 15 (16.85%) Entity Framework
15 14 (15.73%) MVC
16 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
16 13 (14.61%) WPF
17 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (13.48%) BDD
17 12 (13.48%) Oracle
17 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
18 9 (10.11%) Eclipse

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (25.84%) Apache
1 23 (25.84%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.74%) IIS
2 6 (6.74%) K2 blackpearl
3 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Eclipse
1 9 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.74%) SpecFlow
3 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.37%) Selenium
5 2 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.12%) JUnit
6 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.12%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.12%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 6 (6.74%) Back Office
2 4 (4.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Publishing
3 1 (1.12%) Military
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (44.94%) Developer
2 24 (26.97%) .NET Developer
3 19 (21.35%) Software Engineer
4 16 (17.98%) SQL Developer
5 9 (10.11%) Team Leader
6 8 (8.99%) Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Test Team Leader
8 6 (6.74%) Programme Manager
9 5 (5.62%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Development Team Leader
10 3 (3.37%) .NET Team Leader
10 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Agile Business Analyst
11 2 (2.25%) ScrumMaster
11 2 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.33%) .NET
2 30 (33.71%) HTML
3 24 (26.97%) CSS
3 24 (26.97%) JSP
4 19 (21.35%) .NET Framework
4 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
5 15 (16.85%) Entity Framework
6 13 (14.61%) WPF
7 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (8.99%) WCF
9 7 (7.87%) WF
9 7 (7.87%) Web Services
10 4 (4.49%) XML
10 4 (4.49%) SOAP
11 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.25%) Spring
11 2 (2.25%) J2EE
12 1 (1.12%) GWT
12 1 (1.12%) HTML5
12 1 (1.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.12%) SCADA
2 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (91.01%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.46%) Software Engineering
3 26 (29.21%) Unit Testing
4 23 (25.84%) Web Development
5 22 (24.72%) OO
6 20 (22.47%) UML
7 19 (21.35%) Time Management
8 14 (15.73%) MVC
9 12 (13.48%) BDD
10 8 (8.99%) Automated Testing
11 7 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (7.87%) TDD
12 6 (6.74%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.74%) ETL
12 6 (6.74%) DSDM
12 6 (6.74%) Integration Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Security Testing
12 6 (6.74%) User Stories
12 6 (6.74%) Test Scripting
13 5 (5.62%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.06%) SQL
2 44 (49.44%) C#
3 27 (30.34%) Java
4 22 (24.72%) C++
5 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.37%) VBScript
6 3 (3.37%) VB
6 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.12%) Ada
7 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (39.33%) Security Cleared
2 28 (31.46%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) ISEB
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) WCAG
1 1 (1.12%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Oracle
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) ESRI
3 3 (3.37%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (1.12%) Telerik
4 1 (1.12%) Google
4 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
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