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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 15 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 245 305 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.92% 9.67% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.34% 12.01% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 241 127
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £37.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +15.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.85 £35.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.95 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +20.19%
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
2160 2539 2557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.66% 80.50% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1772 1735
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 108 124
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +3 58 £360 -4.00% 23
Gloucestershire +7 54 £448 +19.33% 30
Wiltshire +8 50 £400 +6.66% 7
Somerset +4 42 £325 -7.14% 15
Devon -10 19 £450 +20.64% 1
Dorset -1 5 £338 -3.57% 10
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 399 (94.33%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (33.33%) C#
3 131 (30.97%) .NET
4 109 (25.77%) SQL Server
5 104 (24.59%) JavaScript
6 103 (24.35%) Security Cleared
7 97 (22.93%) Java
8 96 (22.70%) MVC
9 85 (20.09%) ASP.NET
10 82 (19.39%) Microsoft
10 82 (19.39%) Kanban
11 79 (18.68%) HTML
11 79 (18.68%) SQL
12 78 (18.44%) TDD
12 78 (18.44%) Software Engineering
12 78 (18.44%) AngularJS
13 75 (17.73%) Finance
14 74 (17.49%) CSS
15 66 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 61 (14.42%) SC Cleared
17 59 (13.95%) BDD
17 59 (13.95%) DevOps
18 56 (13.24%) jQuery
19 55 (13.00%) REST
20 54 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
20 54 (12.77%) Oracle
20 54 (12.77%) User Experience
21 53 (12.53%) OO
22 52 (12.29%) Windows
23 51 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server

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 22 (5.20%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.26%) Confluence
2 18 (4.26%) IIS
3 13 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.07%) NServiceBus
4 12 (2.84%) Apache
5 8 (1.89%) CMS
5 8 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.42%) K2 blackpearl
8 3 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.71%) WordPress
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.47%) Mule
9 2 (0.47%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.47%) CPLEX
4 2 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (5.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.31%) SaaS
4 13 (3.07%) GitHub
5 11 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.36%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.89%) PaaS
8 5 (1.18%) IaaS
8 5 (1.18%) TestFlight
9 3 (0.71%) Heroku
9 3 (0.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.65%) LDAP
1 7 (1.65%) VoIP
2 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.71%) ATM
3 3 (0.71%) HTTP
4 2 (0.47%) Firewall
4 2 (0.47%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) DMZ
5 1 (0.24%) SSH
5 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.75%) Oracle Database
3 24 (5.67%) NoSQL
4 22 (5.20%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.26%) MySQL
5 18 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (4.02%) Hadoop
6 17 (4.02%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.60%) Big Data
9 11 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (2.36%) NonStop SQL
10 10 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 51 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 31 (7.33%) Selenium
4 30 (7.09%) Visual Studio
5 29 (6.86%) Cucumber
6 27 (6.38%) JIRA
7 22 (5.20%) Jenkins
8 20 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (4.26%) Bitbucket
10 15 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (3.31%) TeamCity
12 12 (2.84%) JUnit
13 11 (2.60%) Eclipse
14 9 (2.13%) Maven
14 9 (2.13%) NUnit
14 9 (2.13%) WebDriver
15 8 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
15 8 (1.89%) SpecFlow
16 6 (1.42%) Mockito
16 6 (1.42%) Toad
General
1 75 (17.73%) Finance
2 33 (7.80%) Marketing
3 31 (7.33%) Telecoms
4 28 (6.62%) Manufacturing
5 25 (5.91%) Electronics
6 23 (5.44%) Banking
7 13 (3.07%) Retail
8 8 (1.89%) Back Office
8 8 (1.89%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.65%) Military
10 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.71%) Advertising
12 2 (0.47%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 200 (47.28%) Developer
2 75 (17.73%) .NET Developer
3 54 (12.77%) C# Developer
4 51 (12.06%) Java Developer
5 40 (9.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 37 (8.75%) ASP.NET Developer
7 36 (8.51%) Analyst
8 32 (7.57%) Architect
9 29 (6.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 25 (5.91%) Software Developer
11 24 (5.67%) Scrum Master
12 22 (5.20%) SQL Developer
13 21 (4.96%) Agile Developer
13 21 (4.96%) Software Engineer
14 19 (4.49%) Business Analyst
14 19 (4.49%) C# Software Developer
15 18 (4.26%) Test Analyst
16 17 (4.02%) Senior Developer
17 15 (3.55%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (30.97%) .NET
2 85 (20.09%) ASP.NET
3 79 (18.68%) HTML
4 78 (18.44%) AngularJS
5 74 (17.49%) CSS
6 66 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (13.24%) jQuery
8 55 (13.00%) REST
9 50 (11.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 48 (11.35%) SOAP
11 45 (10.64%) Spring
12 38 (8.98%) JSON
13 37 (8.75%) Web Services
14 30 (7.09%) HTML5
15 27 (6.38%) .NET Framework
15 27 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (6.38%) WCF
16 22 (5.20%) RESTful
17 21 (4.96%) XML
18 18 (4.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.77%) User Experience
2 15 (3.55%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.60%) Blog
3 11 (2.60%) Public Cloud
4 10 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.36%) CESG
4 10 (2.36%) CESG CLAS
5 7 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.42%) Wiki
7 5 (1.18%) iPhone
7 5 (1.18%) Statistics
8 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.95%) Graphic Design
8 4 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.71%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.29%) Windows
2 32 (7.57%) Linux
3 17 (4.02%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.36%) Android
6 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.71%) CentOS
10 2 (0.47%) Unix
11 1 (0.24%) AIX
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (94.33%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (22.70%) MVC
3 82 (19.39%) Kanban
4 78 (18.44%) Software Engineering
4 78 (18.44%) TDD
5 59 (13.95%) BDD
5 59 (13.95%) DevOps
6 54 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (12.53%) OO
8 50 (11.82%) Unit Testing
9 44 (10.40%) PRINCE2
10 37 (8.75%) SDLC
10 37 (8.75%) Web Development
11 36 (8.51%) Project Management
12 35 (8.27%) Automated Testing
13 34 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (7.57%) E-Commerce
15 30 (7.09%) OOD
16 29 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (6.62%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (33.33%) C#
2 104 (24.59%) JavaScript
3 97 (22.93%) Java
4 79 (18.68%) SQL
5 24 (5.67%) Python
6 22 (5.20%) C++
7 21 (4.96%) Ruby
8 20 (4.73%) Scala
9 15 (3.55%) C
10 13 (3.07%) Perl
10 13 (3.07%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.60%) Apple Swift
11 11 (2.60%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.13%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.42%) PHP
14 5 (1.18%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.71%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.47%) ES6
Qualifications
1 103 (24.35%) Security Cleared
2 61 (14.42%) SC Cleared
3 37 (8.75%) DV Cleared
4 21 (4.96%) ISEB
5 13 (3.07%) CISSP
6 11 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (2.36%) CLAS
8 9 (2.13%) Degree
9 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.71%) CISA
10 3 (0.71%) IIBA
10 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.47%) APMG
12 1 (0.24%) APMP
12 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.17%) QA
2 10 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.89%) ISO 14001
3 8 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (3.55%) Docker
2 6 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.13%) Ansible
3 8 (1.89%) Puppet
4 2 (0.47%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.24%) Kibana
5 1 (0.24%) Oozie
Vendors
1 82 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.77%) Oracle
3 26 (6.15%) SAP
4 9 (2.13%) IBM
5 6 (1.42%) VMware
6 5 (1.18%) ATG
6 5 (1.18%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.95%) hybris
8 3 (0.71%) Tableau
9 2 (0.47%) Adobe
9 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.47%) HP
9 2 (0.47%) ILOG
9 2 (0.47%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.47%) Telerik
9 2 (0.47%) webMethods
10 1 (0.24%) BEA
10 1 (0.24%) CA
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco
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