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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South West / Somerset
Rank 5 7 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs citing Scrum 55 46 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.54% 15.70% 4.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.06% 19.01% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 8
Median daily rate £313 £444 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.57% +7.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £375 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 4
Median hourly rate £41.25 £44.00 £41.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £43.46 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.88 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

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
196 242 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 80.33% 82.59% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 129 145
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 34 12
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.88 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Yeovil +1 18 £338 -35.71% 3
Taunton -1 18 £290 -32.94% 4
Bath +3 10 £350 -30.00% 10
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 88 (98.88%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (75.28%) C#
3 46 (51.69%) .NET
4 44 (49.44%) Software Engineering
5 41 (46.07%) Security Cleared
6 33 (37.08%) Java
6 33 (37.08%) SC Cleared
7 31 (34.83%) SQL Server
8 29 (32.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET
10 25 (28.09%) MVC
11 24 (26.97%) C++
11 24 (26.97%) UML
11 24 (26.97%) Time Management
12 22 (24.72%) OO
12 22 (24.72%) Automated Testing
13 20 (22.47%) SQL
13 20 (22.47%) Unit Testing
14 19 (21.35%) BDD
15 18 (20.22%) Kanban
16 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
16 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
17 16 (17.98%) Finance
18 15 (16.85%) WPF
18 15 (16.85%) Pair Programming
18 15 (16.85%) Web Development
18 15 (16.85%) HTML
19 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (15.73%) SQL Server 2012
19 14 (15.73%) User Experience

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 6 (6.74%) NServiceBus
2 4 (4.49%) Apache
3 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
2 1 (1.12%) LDAP
2 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.25%) Big Data
5 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.25%) QGIS
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) DB2
6 1 (1.12%) Informix
Development Applications
1 29 (32.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.48%) Eclipse
4 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
5 8 (8.99%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (7.87%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.87%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.62%) JIRA
8 4 (4.49%) Maven
9 3 (3.37%) Ant
9 3 (3.37%) Apache Buildr
9 3 (3.37%) jMock
9 3 (3.37%) JUnit
9 3 (3.37%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (3.37%) Subversion
9 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.25%) Gradle
10 2 (2.25%) Selenium
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.37%) Military
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (43.82%) Developer
2 20 (22.47%) Software Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Java Engineer
4 15 (16.85%) .NET Developer
4 15 (16.85%) C# Developer
4 15 (16.85%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Software Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (6.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.74%) HTML Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Manual Test Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (51.69%) .NET
2 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET
3 15 (16.85%) HTML
3 15 (16.85%) WPF
4 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (13.48%) .NET Framework
6 9 (10.11%) CSS
7 8 (8.99%) HTML5
8 7 (7.87%) JSP
9 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (6.74%) LINQ
10 4 (4.49%) Ajax
10 4 (4.49%) EJB
10 4 (4.49%) Gherkin
10 4 (4.49%) Web Services
10 4 (4.49%) XML
11 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.37%) JSF
11 3 (3.37%) SOAP
11 3 (3.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) User Experience
2 7 (7.87%) RIA
3 2 (2.25%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.12%) Animation
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) HTC Vive
4 1 (1.12%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Linux
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (98.88%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (49.44%) Software Engineering
3 25 (28.09%) MVC
4 24 (26.97%) Time Management
4 24 (26.97%) UML
5 22 (24.72%) Automated Testing
5 22 (24.72%) OO
6 20 (22.47%) Unit Testing
7 19 (21.35%) BDD
8 18 (20.22%) Kanban
9 15 (16.85%) Pair Programming
9 15 (16.85%) Web Development
10 11 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (12.36%) TDD
11 9 (10.11%) Line Management
12 8 (8.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (7.87%) Manual Testing
14 6 (6.74%) Change Control
14 6 (6.74%) Software Testing
15 4 (4.49%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (75.28%) C#
2 33 (37.08%) Java
3 24 (26.97%) C++
4 20 (22.47%) SQL
5 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.62%) Ada
7 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.37%) Python
7 3 (3.37%) Ruby
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (46.07%) Security Cleared
2 33 (37.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Docker
2 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Ansible
1 2 (2.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) ATG
3 4 (4.49%) Sybase
4 3 (3.37%) VMware
5 2 (2.25%) BEA
5 2 (2.25%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.12%) VeriFone
6 1 (1.12%) WorldPay