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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 19 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 31 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.06% 6.73% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.20% 8.97% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- +12.43%
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
254 223 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 74.27% 75.08% 63.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 165 72
Average daily rate £413 £361 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% +16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 2
Average hourly rate £38.25 £12.31 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+210.72% -30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £9.95 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £15.83 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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
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 30 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 22 £320 -8.57% 6
Bath +11 4 £475 +5.55% 9
Bridgwater - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
Street - - - -
Wells - - - -
Yeovil - - - - 2
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 58 (86.57%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (65.67%) Security Cleared
2 44 (65.67%) C#
3 43 (64.18%) .NET
4 41 (61.19%) SQL
5 38 (56.72%) Unit Testing
6 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET
7 35 (52.24%) SC Cleared
8 27 (40.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (32.84%) Automated Testing
10 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (25.37%) T-SQL
12 15 (22.39%) MVC
13 14 (20.90%) .NET Framework
14 13 (19.40%) K2 blackpearl
15 12 (17.91%) Entity Framework
15 12 (17.91%) BDD
15 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
16 11 (16.42%) Back Office
16 11 (16.42%) Code Coverage
16 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (16.42%) WPF
17 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
17 10 (14.93%) UML
17 10 (14.93%) C++
17 10 (14.93%) Java
18 9 (13.43%) JSP
18 9 (13.43%) Web Services
18 9 (13.43%) Microsoft

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 13 (19.40%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) DTS
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.94%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (11.94%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (11.94%) ClearCase
2 8 (11.94%) ClearQuest
3 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.46%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.48%) Selenium
7 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (16.42%) Back Office
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Developer
2 41 (61.19%) .NET Developer
3 24 (35.82%) SQL Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Head of Development
9 2 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (2.99%) C++ Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) Senior Test Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) Senior Security Analyst
10 1 (1.49%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) .NET
2 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET
3 27 (40.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 14 (20.90%) .NET Framework
6 12 (17.91%) Entity Framework
7 11 (16.42%) WPF
8 9 (13.43%) JSP
8 9 (13.43%) Web Services
9 8 (11.94%) GWT
10 7 (10.45%) Spring
10 7 (10.45%) Hibernate
11 6 (8.96%) WF
12 5 (7.46%) Gherkin
13 4 (5.97%) HTML
14 3 (4.48%) CSS
15 2 (2.99%) OpenGL
16 1 (1.49%) WinForms
16 1 (1.49%) MFC
16 1 (1.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (86.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (56.72%) Unit Testing
3 22 (32.84%) Automated Testing
4 15 (22.39%) MVC
5 12 (17.91%) BDD
6 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.42%) Code Coverage
7 10 (14.93%) UML
7 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.94%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (11.94%) Requirements Engineering
8 8 (11.94%) TDD
8 8 (11.94%) Information Management
9 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.46%) User Stories
10 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Manual Testing
11 3 (4.48%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) C#
2 41 (61.19%) SQL
3 17 (25.37%) T-SQL
4 10 (14.93%) C++
4 10 (14.93%) Java
5 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.49%) XAML
6 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (65.67%) Security Cleared
2 35 (52.24%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.46%) ISEB
5 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Google
3 6 (8.96%) ESRI
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
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