The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 15 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 247 166 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.46% 5.23% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.44% 6.89% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 108 93
Average daily rate £400 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Average hourly rate £43.75 £41.33 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -8.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
Scrum
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2365 2409 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.05% 75.97% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1586 1239
Average daily rate £385 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 104 98
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the South West region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the South West region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Scrum
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol 0 52 £363 -3.33% 35
Somerset +24 49 £438 +5.93% 16
Wiltshire +15 47 £375 -7.40% 15
Devon +21 32 £445 +20.67% 3
Gloucestershire -5 32 £400 -3.03% 26
Dorset +6 3 £313 -18.03% 11
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 469 (91.60%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (31.84%) JavaScript
3 138 (26.95%) C#
4 137 (26.76%) HTML
4 137 (26.76%) Java
5 131 (25.59%) SQL
5 131 (25.59%) .NET
6 115 (22.46%) CSS
7 113 (22.07%) SQL Server
8 110 (21.48%) Security Cleared
9 95 (18.55%) BDD
10 91 (17.77%) TDD
11 90 (17.58%) Microsoft
12 83 (16.21%) MVC
13 82 (16.02%) Git (software)
14 79 (15.43%) Software Engineering
14 79 (15.43%) ASP.NET
15 78 (15.23%) Finance
16 77 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
17 70 (13.67%) Unit Testing
18 69 (13.48%) Web Services
19 61 (11.91%) OO
19 61 (11.91%) UML
20 60 (11.72%) Jenkins
21 59 (11.52%) Oracle
21 59 (11.52%) SC Cleared
22 57 (11.13%) Windows
23 56 (10.94%) Ruby
24 53 (10.35%) Automated Testing
24 53 (10.35%) SpecFlow

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 28 (5.47%) IIS
2 26 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 20 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (3.52%) Apache
5 16 (3.13%) JBoss
6 14 (2.73%) Confluence
6 14 (2.73%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.54%) Node.js
8 11 (2.15%) CMS
9 10 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.98%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.59%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.39%) SAS
13 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) HipChat
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.56%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.95%) Office 365
4 6 (1.17%) IaaS
5 5 (0.98%) SaaS
6 3 (0.59%) PaaS
7 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.39%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.34%) Internet
2 10 (1.95%) HTTP
3 1 (0.20%) AMQP
3 1 (0.20%) DHCP
3 1 (0.20%) DNS
3 1 (0.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.20%) GSM
3 1 (0.20%) Intranet
3 1 (0.20%) SAN
3 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.84%) NoSQL
3 34 (6.64%) MongoDB
4 29 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 27 (5.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 23 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (3.91%) RDBMS
9 18 (3.52%) MySQL
10 14 (2.73%) Big Data
11 10 (1.95%) GIS
11 10 (1.95%) OrientDB
12 9 (1.76%) Apache Accumulo
12 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.56%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.56%) QGIS
13 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 82 (16.02%) Git (software)
2 60 (11.72%) Jenkins
3 53 (10.35%) SpecFlow
4 45 (8.79%) JIRA
5 44 (8.59%) Selenium
6 43 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (6.45%) Visual Studio
8 31 (6.05%) Cucumber
9 30 (5.86%) Maven
10 18 (3.52%) Eclipse
11 17 (3.32%) Toad
12 14 (2.73%) NUnit
13 12 (2.34%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.95%) Ant
14 10 (1.95%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (1.56%) Moq
15 8 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
16 7 (1.37%) gulp
16 7 (1.37%) Subversion
16 7 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (15.23%) Finance
2 16 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 16 (3.13%) Marketing
3 15 (2.93%) Electronics
4 14 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.15%) Back Office
6 8 (1.56%) Games
6 8 (1.56%) Retail
7 5 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.98%) Banking
7 5 (0.98%) Publishing
8 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.59%) Advertising
9 3 (0.59%) Legal
9 3 (0.59%) Military
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 269 (52.54%) Developer
2 77 (15.04%) Java Developer
3 58 (11.33%) .NET Developer
3 58 (11.33%) Analyst
4 42 (8.20%) C# Developer
5 39 (7.62%) Architect
6 38 (7.42%) Software Engineer
7 34 (6.64%) Software Developer
8 30 (5.86%) Scrum Master
9 29 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (5.27%) Business Analyst
11 25 (4.88%) Test Analyst
12 24 (4.69%) SQL Developer
13 23 (4.49%) Senior Developer
14 21 (4.10%) Agile Developer
14 21 (4.10%) Tester
15 20 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (3.91%) Project Manager
16 19 (3.71%) Database Developer
17 18 (3.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (26.76%) HTML
2 131 (25.59%) .NET
3 115 (22.46%) CSS
4 79 (15.43%) ASP.NET
5 69 (13.48%) Web Services
6 51 (9.96%) Spring
7 50 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (9.77%) HTML5
8 45 (8.79%) AngularJS
9 43 (8.40%) Hibernate
10 42 (8.20%) jQuery
11 39 (7.62%) WCF
11 39 (7.62%) XML
12 32 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
13 31 (6.05%) .NET Framework
14 29 (5.66%) RESTful
15 24 (4.69%) JSP
16 23 (4.49%) REST
17 22 (4.30%) Entity Framework
18 20 (3.91%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.64%) User Experience
2 33 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (2.15%) iPad
3 11 (2.15%) Replication
4 10 (1.95%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.17%) NHS
9 4 (0.78%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.78%) Wiki
10 2 (0.39%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.39%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.39%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.39%) EPoS
10 2 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.13%) Windows
2 36 (7.03%) Linux
3 19 (3.71%) Android
3 19 (3.71%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.37%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.39%) CentOS
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (91.60%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (18.55%) BDD
3 91 (17.77%) TDD
4 83 (16.21%) MVC
5 79 (15.43%) Software Engineering
6 77 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (13.67%) Unit Testing
8 61 (11.91%) OO
8 61 (11.91%) UML
9 53 (10.35%) Automated Testing
10 49 (9.57%) Kanban
11 43 (8.40%) DevOps
12 41 (8.01%) E-Commerce
13 38 (7.42%) Test Automation
14 36 (7.03%) Project Management
15 34 (6.64%) Time Management
16 30 (5.86%) ITIL
17 29 (5.66%) PRINCE2
18 27 (5.27%) SDLC
19 25 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 163 (31.84%) JavaScript
2 138 (26.95%) C#
3 137 (26.76%) Java
4 131 (25.59%) SQL
5 56 (10.94%) Ruby
6 36 (7.03%) C++
7 20 (3.91%) PL/SQL
7 20 (3.91%) Python
8 19 (3.71%) Bash Shell
8 19 (3.71%) Perl
9 12 (2.34%) Scala
10 11 (2.15%) C
10 11 (2.15%) TypeScript
11 9 (1.76%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.56%) PHP
13 3 (0.59%) Ada
13 3 (0.59%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.39%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.39%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 110 (21.48%) Security Cleared
2 59 (11.52%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.47%) DV Cleared
4 21 (4.10%) Degree
5 17 (3.32%) ISEB
6 7 (1.37%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.20%) MCPD
11 1 (0.20%) MCSE
11 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.71%) QA
2 11 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.98%) ISO 14001
3 5 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.39%) SEPA
4 2 (0.39%) WCAG
5 1 (0.20%) MISRA
5 1 (0.20%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.20%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Docker
3 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (6.64%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (4.49%) Puppet
3 12 (2.34%) yum
4 2 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) DBAmp
5 1 (0.20%) Kibana
5 1 (0.20%) Nagios
5 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 90 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.52%) Oracle
3 20 (3.91%) IBM
4 19 (3.71%) VMware
5 16 (3.13%) SAP
6 10 (1.95%) Apple
6 10 (1.95%) Telerik
7 8 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.56%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.37%) EPiServer
9 6 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.98%) HP
10 5 (0.98%) Siebel
11 4 (0.78%) Informatica
11 4 (0.78%) Zend
12 3 (0.59%) Rally
13 2 (0.39%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.39%) Civica
13 2 (0.39%) Google
13 2 (0.39%) Sitecore
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