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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 22 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 192 204 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.89% 6.16% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.77% 8.03% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 133 106
Median daily rate £360 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.44 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -6.87%
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
2189 2540 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.57% 76.71% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1695 1733
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 137 86
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.00 £40.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Bristol +7 67 £400 - 23
Wiltshire +31 33 £375 -3.22% 2
Gloucestershire +14 32 £450 +2.85% 19
Somerset -5 23 £338 -9.21% 23
Devon -12 14 £350 - 4
Dorset -3 1 £525 +43.63% 6
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South West region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 312 (91.50%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (33.72%) C#
3 103 (30.21%) .NET
4 100 (29.33%) JavaScript
5 89 (26.10%) Java
6 85 (24.93%) MVC
7 83 (24.34%) SQL Server
8 81 (23.75%) TDD
9 78 (22.87%) SQL
10 75 (21.99%) Software Engineering
11 74 (21.70%) HTML
11 74 (21.70%) ASP.NET
11 74 (21.70%) CSS
12 71 (20.82%) Security Cleared
13 68 (19.94%) Kanban
13 68 (19.94%) AngularJS
14 65 (19.06%) Finance
15 61 (17.89%) Microsoft
15 61 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC
16 60 (17.60%) jQuery
17 59 (17.30%) OO
18 55 (16.13%) REST
19 52 (15.25%) BDD
19 52 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
20 51 (14.96%) Spring
20 51 (14.96%) SOAP
21 48 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
22 47 (13.78%) Git (software)
23 44 (12.90%) SC Cleared
24 43 (12.61%) DevOps

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (6.74%) IIS
2 21 (6.16%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.69%) NServiceBus
4 15 (4.40%) Confluence
5 14 (4.11%) Apache
6 10 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.35%) CMS
8 6 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.76%) K2 blackpearl
8 6 (1.76%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.88%) nginx
9 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.88%) WordPress
10 2 (0.59%) Moodle
10 2 (0.59%) Mule
10 2 (0.59%) SAS
10 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.29%) JBoss
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.88%) MS Office
2 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (6.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 39 (11.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.52%) GitHub
4 11 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.93%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.05%) SaaS
7 6 (1.76%) TestFlight
8 3 (0.88%) IaaS
9 2 (0.59%) PaaS
10 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.47%) Internet
1 5 (1.47%) LDAP
2 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.59%) SSH
4 1 (0.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (24.34%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.62%) Oracle Database
3 22 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.16%) MySQL
5 20 (5.87%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.69%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (3.52%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.64%) Big Data
10 8 (2.35%) Neo4j
10 8 (2.35%) OrientDB
11 7 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.76%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.76%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (13.78%) Git (software)
2 36 (10.56%) JIRA
3 34 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (8.80%) Selenium
5 26 (7.62%) Cucumber
6 24 (7.04%) Jenkins
7 22 (6.45%) Visual Studio
8 19 (5.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (4.69%) TeamCity
10 14 (4.11%) Bitbucket
11 12 (3.52%) WebDriver
12 11 (3.23%) JUnit
13 10 (2.93%) Subversion
14 8 (2.35%) NUnit
15 7 (2.05%) Maven
15 7 (2.05%) Mockito
16 6 (1.76%) SpecFlow
17 4 (1.17%) Mercurial
17 4 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 65 (19.06%) Finance
2 25 (7.33%) Marketing
3 23 (6.74%) Manufacturing
4 22 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 21 (6.16%) Electronics
6 18 (5.28%) Banking
7 7 (2.05%) Games
8 4 (1.17%) Advertising
8 4 (1.17%) Automotive
8 4 (1.17%) Back Office
9 3 (0.88%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.59%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 173 (50.73%) Developer
2 58 (17.01%) .NET Developer
3 50 (14.66%) C# Developer
4 48 (14.08%) Java Developer
5 37 (10.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (10.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (10.56%) Scrum Master
7 31 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 28 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 28 (8.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (7.92%) Analyst
10 23 (6.74%) C# Software Developer
11 22 (6.45%) Agile Developer
12 19 (5.57%) Architect
13 18 (5.28%) Agile .NET Developer
13 18 (5.28%) SQL Developer
14 17 (4.99%) .NET Software Developer
15 16 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
15 16 (4.69%) Software Engineer
16 15 (4.40%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (30.21%) .NET
2 74 (21.70%) ASP.NET
2 74 (21.70%) CSS
2 74 (21.70%) HTML
3 68 (19.94%) AngularJS
4 61 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 60 (17.60%) jQuery
6 55 (16.13%) REST
7 52 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 51 (14.96%) SOAP
8 51 (14.96%) Spring
9 36 (10.56%) Web Services
10 33 (9.68%) WCF
11 32 (9.38%) JSON
12 27 (7.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (7.62%) HTML5
14 22 (6.45%) JSF
14 22 (6.45%) RESTful
15 19 (5.57%) .NET Framework
16 18 (5.28%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.14%) User Experience
2 17 (4.99%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.23%) Blog
4 10 (2.93%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.64%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (2.35%) Wiki
7 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.47%) Statistics
9 4 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.17%) CESG
9 4 (1.17%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (1.17%) iPhone
10 3 (0.88%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.88%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.88%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.59%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.02%) Windows
2 24 (7.04%) Linux
3 12 (3.52%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.88%) Android
6 3 (0.88%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (91.50%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (24.93%) MVC
3 81 (23.75%) TDD
4 75 (21.99%) Software Engineering
5 68 (19.94%) Kanban
6 59 (17.30%) OO
7 52 (15.25%) BDD
8 48 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (12.61%) DevOps
10 38 (11.14%) Unit Testing
11 36 (10.56%) E-Commerce
12 35 (10.26%) SDLC
13 34 (9.97%) Web Development
14 30 (8.80%) OOD
14 30 (8.80%) PRINCE2
15 29 (8.50%) Test Automation
16 28 (8.21%) UML
17 27 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (7.62%) Automated Testing
19 25 (7.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 115 (33.72%) C#
2 100 (29.33%) JavaScript
3 89 (26.10%) Java
4 78 (22.87%) SQL
5 28 (8.21%) Ruby
6 21 (6.16%) C++
7 17 (4.99%) Python
7 17 (4.99%) Scala
8 14 (4.11%) Objective-C
9 13 (3.81%) C
10 12 (3.52%) Apple Swift
10 12 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.93%) PHP
12 9 (2.64%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.35%) Perl
14 6 (1.76%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.47%) ES6
15 5 (1.47%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.17%) ECMAScript
17 2 (0.59%) Ada
Qualifications
1 71 (20.82%) Security Cleared
2 44 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.62%) DV Cleared
4 13 (3.81%) ISEB
5 9 (2.64%) Degree
5 9 (2.64%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.17%) CISSP
6 4 (1.17%) CLAS
7 3 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.26%) QA
2 8 (2.35%) ISO 14001
2 8 (2.35%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.59%) SEPA
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (2.93%) Docker
2 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.17%) Ansible
3 3 (0.88%) Puppet
4 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 61 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.44%) Oracle
3 22 (6.45%) SAP
4 9 (2.64%) Rally
5 5 (1.47%) HP
6 4 (1.17%) ATG
6 4 (1.17%) ESRI
6 4 (1.17%) hybris
7 3 (0.88%) Apple
7 3 (0.88%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.88%) IBM
7 3 (0.88%) Tableau
7 3 (0.88%) Zend
8 2 (0.59%) Adobe
8 2 (0.59%) Sencha
8 2 (0.59%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.29%) VMware
9 1 (0.29%) webMethods
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