The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 7 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 90 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 25.28% 7.69% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.20% 12.10% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 8 4
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£325 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
298 124 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 83.71% 63.59% 68.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 71 57
Average daily rate £350 £325 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £10.20 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.36 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
South West

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
Taunton +3 49 £325 - 2
Bath +4 8 £308 - 6
Bridgwater +1 4 - -
Glastonbury - 3 £450 -
Street - 2 £275 -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 85 (71.43%) C#
2 78 (65.55%) Security Cleared
3 71 (59.66%) .NET
3 71 (59.66%) SC Cleared
4 68 (57.14%) SQL
5 52 (43.70%) Unit Testing
6 48 (40.34%) ASP.NET
7 39 (32.77%) SQL Server
8 35 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (26.89%) TDD
10 26 (21.85%) Back Office
11 24 (20.17%) MVC
12 22 (18.49%) .NET Framework
13 21 (17.65%) SOA
14 20 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (16.81%) K2 blackpearl
14 20 (16.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 18 (15.13%) T-SQL
17 17 (14.29%) BDD
18 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
18 16 (13.45%) ISEB
19 15 (12.61%) Project Management
19 15 (12.61%) HTML
19 15 (12.61%) CSS
19 15 (12.61%) Software Testing
19 15 (12.61%) ISTQB
19 15 (12.61%) SpecFlow
19 15 (12.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 12 (10.08%) Gherkin

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 20 (16.81%) K2 blackpearl
2 6 (5.04%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.20%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.36%) Apache
5 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.68%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.68%) CMS
6 2 (1.68%) Escenic
6 2 (1.68%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.84%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Project
1 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) MySQL
3 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.72%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.68%) Big Data
5 2 (1.68%) QlikView
5 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (12.61%) SpecFlow
3 11 (9.24%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.88%) Selenium
5 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.84%) JIRA
6 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (21.85%) Back Office
2 7 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (2.52%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.68%) Publishing
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (63.03%) Developer
2 55 (46.22%) .NET Developer
3 31 (26.05%) SQL Developer
4 17 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 12 (10.08%) Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Agile Project Manager
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.20%) Test Team Leader
10 4 (3.36%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.36%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.36%) ScrumMaster
11 3 (2.52%) Test Leader
11 3 (2.52%) Agile Test Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Programmer
11 3 (2.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (59.66%) .NET
2 48 (40.34%) ASP.NET
3 35 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (18.49%) .NET Framework
5 20 (16.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 15 (12.61%) CSS
7 15 (12.61%) HTML
8 12 (10.08%) Gherkin
9 9 (7.56%) jQuery
9 9 (7.56%) XML
10 7 (5.88%) XSLT
10 7 (5.88%) XHTML
10 7 (5.88%) WPF
11 6 (5.04%) WCF
11 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (4.20%) LINQ
13 4 (3.36%) WF
13 4 (3.36%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 4 (3.36%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.36%) GIS
2 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.84%) AS400
3 1 (0.84%) CMDB
3 1 (0.84%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.68%) Linux
3 1 (0.84%) UNIX
3 1 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (43.70%) Unit Testing
2 32 (26.89%) TDD
3 24 (20.17%) MVC
4 21 (17.65%) SOA
5 17 (14.29%) BDD
6 15 (12.61%) Project Management
6 15 (12.61%) Software Testing
7 11 (9.24%) Code Coverage
7 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.56%) Automated Testing
9 9 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (6.72%) Test Management
10 8 (6.72%) User Stories
11 7 (5.88%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (5.88%) Web Design
12 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2
13 4 (3.36%) OO
13 4 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (71.43%) C#
2 68 (57.14%) SQL
3 18 (15.13%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.40%) Java
5 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.88%) C++
7 4 (3.36%) PHP
8 2 (1.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 78 (65.55%) Security Cleared
2 71 (59.66%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.45%) ISEB
4 15 (12.61%) ISTQB
4 15 (12.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.68%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle
3 6 (5.04%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.20%) SAP
5 2 (1.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.84%) Apple
6 1 (0.84%) Zend
6 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.84%) Twitter
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