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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 47 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.15% 14.07% 24.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.77% 17.67% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 70
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 2
Median hourly rate £38.63 £38.64 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% +8.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.73 £30.00 £35.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.53 £42.75 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.64% +1.94%
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
171 266 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 70.08% 79.64% 86.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 141 220
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £30.00 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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
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 23 July 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
Bath - 7 £363 - 7
Yeovil -3 4 - -
Taunton +2 2 £396 +14.85% 7
Bridgwater - 1 £400 -
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) Java
3 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
4 17 (41.46%) OO
5 16 (39.02%) C#
6 15 (36.59%) C++
6 15 (36.59%) UML
6 15 (36.59%) Time Management
7 14 (34.15%) User Experience
8 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
9 8 (19.51%) Web Development
9 8 (19.51%) HTML
9 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.51%) CSS
9 8 (19.51%) Aerospace
10 7 (17.07%) TDD
11 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.63%) .NET
12 5 (12.20%) SQL
12 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (12.20%) Pair Programming
12 5 (12.20%) HTML5
12 5 (12.20%) CSS3
13 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
13 4 (9.76%) BDD
13 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (9.76%) Selenium
13 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
13 4 (9.76%) Microsoft

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 2 (4.88%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) GIS
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Biml
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Power BI
3 2 (4.88%) QGIS
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) SSDT
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) HBase
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium
2 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
3 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) eggPlant
4 1 (2.44%) GitLab
4 1 (2.44%) Gradle
4 1 (2.44%) JBehave
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.44%) WATIR
4 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (19.51%) Aerospace
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Military
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.32%) HTML Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) CSS
1 8 (19.51%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) .NET
3 5 (12.20%) CSS3
3 5 (12.20%) HTML5
4 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.32%) D3.js
5 3 (7.32%) jQuery
5 3 (7.32%) JSON
5 3 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (7.32%) RequireJS
5 3 (7.32%) Spring
5 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.88%) LINQ
6 2 (4.88%) Node.js
6 2 (4.88%) PostGIS
6 2 (4.88%) WCF
7 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.44%) REST
7 1 (2.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.44%) FMCG
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
3 17 (41.46%) OO
4 15 (36.59%) Time Management
4 15 (36.59%) UML
5 8 (19.51%) Web Development
6 7 (17.07%) TDD
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.20%) Pair Programming
8 4 (9.76%) BDD
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Cross-Browser Development
9 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
9 3 (7.32%) OOP
9 3 (7.32%) Open Source
9 3 (7.32%) SDLC
9 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.32%) User Stories
10 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) C#
3 15 (36.59%) C++
4 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) ECMAScript
6 3 (7.32%) ES6
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.44%) Ada
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
1 1 (2.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) ATG
2 1 (2.44%) Capita
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
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