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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 21 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 44 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.56% 12.26% 19.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.79% 15.60% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 67
Median daily rate £388 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £403 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 1
Median hourly rate £42.25 £32.54 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.84% -9.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £38.77 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +0.70%
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
182 282 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 74.59% 78.55% 87.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 160 286
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 10
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.01 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.76 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.29 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 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 £375 - 4
Yeovil -3 6 - -
Taunton -3 1 £425 +34.38% 4
Bridgwater - 1 £400 -
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 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 44 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) Java
3 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
4 20 (41.67%) OO
5 19 (39.58%) C#
6 18 (37.50%) C++
6 18 (37.50%) UML
6 18 (37.50%) Time Management
7 17 (35.42%) User Experience
8 12 (25.00%) CSS
8 12 (25.00%) HTML
8 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.75%) TDD
9 9 (18.75%) Aerospace
9 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 8 (16.67%) Web Development
11 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.58%) BDD
12 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 6 (12.50%) SQL
12 6 (12.50%) Spring
13 5 (10.42%) Pair Programming
13 5 (10.42%) .NET
14 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
14 4 (8.33%) SDLC
14 4 (8.33%) HTML5
14 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
14 4 (8.33%) CSS3
14 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence

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 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.25%) GIS
3 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.17%) Biml
4 2 (4.17%) Power BI
4 2 (4.17%) QGIS
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.17%) SSDT
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) DB2
5 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.08%) Informix
5 1 (2.08%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.08%) eggPlant
4 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.08%) GitLab
4 1 (2.08%) Gradle
4 1 (2.08%) JBehave
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) WATIR
4 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (18.75%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Military
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Java Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Scrum Master
8 2 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) CSS
1 12 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (12.50%) Spring
3 5 (10.42%) .NET
4 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.33%) CSS3
4 4 (8.33%) HTML5
5 3 (6.25%) D3.js
5 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.25%) jQuery
5 3 (6.25%) JSON
5 3 (6.25%) JSP
5 3 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (6.25%) RequireJS
5 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.17%) J2EE
6 2 (4.17%) LINQ
6 2 (4.17%) Node.js
6 2 (4.17%) WCF
6 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.08%) EPoS
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 20 (41.67%) OO
4 18 (37.50%) Time Management
4 18 (37.50%) UML
5 9 (18.75%) TDD
6 8 (16.67%) Web Development
7 7 (14.58%) BDD
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.42%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.33%) SDLC
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Development
10 3 (6.25%) Kanban
10 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
10 3 (6.25%) SOA
10 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) C#
3 18 (37.50%) C++
4 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (6.25%) ECMAScript
6 3 (6.25%) ES6
7 2 (4.17%) Ada
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) ATG
3 1 (2.08%) BEA
3 1 (2.08%) Capita
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.08%) Sybase
3 1 (2.08%) VeriFone
3 1 (2.08%) WorldPay