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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 37 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 159 216 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.22% 6.74% 6.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 8.72% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 149 148
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 6
Median hourly rate £38.63 £38.64 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.73 £30.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.53 £42.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+13.56% +1.60%
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
2373 2478 2313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.88% 77.32% 77.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1662 1550
Median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 111 103
Median hourly rate £36.25 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.63 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 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
Wiltshire +24 47 £438 +20.68% 8
Bristol -15 47 £450 +9.09% 20
Gloucestershire -8 17 £450 +7.14% 31
Somerset -4 16 £375 +10.29% 17
Devon -6 15 £450 +42.85% 2
Dorset 0 4 £275 -45.00% 3
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 291 (87.92%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (29.91%) Java
3 98 (29.61%) JavaScript
4 89 (26.89%) C#
5 82 (24.77%) Software Engineering
6 78 (23.56%) HTML
6 78 (23.56%) CSS
7 72 (21.75%) Security Cleared
8 70 (21.15%) .NET
9 68 (20.54%) SQL
10 66 (19.94%) MVC
11 64 (19.34%) OO
12 63 (19.03%) TDD
13 61 (18.43%) Finance
14 59 (17.82%) SQL Server
15 57 (17.22%) BDD
16 54 (16.31%) AngularJS
17 50 (15.11%) ASP.NET
18 49 (14.80%) Microsoft
19 47 (14.20%) jQuery
20 45 (13.60%) JIRA
20 45 (13.60%) REST
20 45 (13.60%) DevOps
21 44 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
22 42 (12.69%) Kanban
23 41 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
24 40 (12.08%) Spring
24 40 (12.08%) User Experience
25 39 (11.78%) SDLC
25 39 (11.78%) SOAP

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 20 (6.04%) Confluence
1 20 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.14%) Apache
3 10 (3.02%) IIS
4 9 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.11%) SAS
6 6 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.51%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.51%) NServiceBus
7 5 (1.51%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.21%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.91%) CMS
9 3 (0.91%) Mule
9 3 (0.91%) nginx
9 3 (0.91%) WordPress
10 2 (0.60%) Moodle
10 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (5.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.72%) GitHub
3 6 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.51%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.51%) SaaS
5 3 (0.91%) TestFlight
6 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.51%) Internet
1 5 (1.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.21%) LDAP
2 4 (1.21%) SSH
3 3 (0.91%) HTTP
4 2 (0.60%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) Network Security
5 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.85%) MySQL
4 21 (6.34%) Oracle Database
5 20 (6.04%) NoSQL
6 18 (5.44%) MongoDB
7 15 (4.53%) Big Data
8 12 (3.63%) Hadoop
8 12 (3.63%) OrientDB
9 10 (3.02%) Neo4j
9 10 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (3.02%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.42%) GIS
11 7 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.51%) RavenDB
13 4 (1.21%) Apache Accumulo
13 4 (1.21%) NonStop SQL
13 4 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (13.60%) JIRA
2 38 (11.48%) Git (software)
3 31 (9.37%) Selenium
4 30 (9.06%) Cucumber
5 29 (8.76%) Jenkins
6 19 (5.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (5.74%) Visual Studio
7 18 (5.44%) Bitbucket
8 14 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (3.63%) Subversion
10 10 (3.02%) TeamCity
10 10 (3.02%) WebDriver
11 8 (2.42%) JUnit
11 8 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (2.11%) Maven
13 6 (1.81%) Mockito
14 5 (1.51%) Mercurial
15 4 (1.21%) SoapUI
15 4 (1.21%) SpecFlow
15 4 (1.21%) WATIR
General
1 61 (18.43%) Finance
2 25 (7.55%) Marketing
3 20 (6.04%) Electronics
3 20 (6.04%) Manufacturing
3 20 (6.04%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.74%) Banking
5 8 (2.42%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.42%) Games
6 5 (1.51%) Advertising
7 4 (1.21%) Automotive
7 4 (1.21%) Legal
8 2 (0.60%) Back Office
8 2 (0.60%) Military
8 2 (0.60%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 150 (45.32%) Developer
2 50 (15.11%) Java Developer
3 41 (12.39%) C# Developer
4 39 (11.78%) .NET Developer
5 37 (11.18%) Scrum Master
6 36 (10.88%) Analyst
7 34 (10.27%) Software Developer
8 33 (9.97%) Architect
9 30 (9.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (8.76%) ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 26 (7.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (6.95%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (6.65%) Business Analyst
14 21 (6.34%) Software Engineer
15 20 (6.04%) Agile Developer
16 19 (5.74%) C# Software Developer
17 18 (5.44%) Test Engineer
18 17 (5.14%) Agile .NET Developer
18 17 (5.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (23.56%) CSS
1 78 (23.56%) HTML
2 70 (21.15%) .NET
3 54 (16.31%) AngularJS
4 50 (15.11%) ASP.NET
5 47 (14.20%) jQuery
6 45 (13.60%) REST
7 44 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (12.08%) Spring
9 39 (11.78%) SOAP
10 36 (10.88%) Web Services
11 29 (8.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (8.16%) WCF
13 26 (7.85%) HTML5
14 21 (6.34%) Hibernate
15 20 (6.04%) JSON
15 20 (6.04%) RESTful
15 20 (6.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (5.44%) JSF
17 16 (4.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.08%) User Experience
2 21 (6.34%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.93%) Wiki
4 10 (3.02%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.81%) Blog
7 5 (1.51%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (1.51%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.51%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.51%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.21%) CESG
8 4 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.21%) iPhone
9 3 (0.91%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.91%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.91%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.60%) Animation
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.46%) Linux
2 22 (6.65%) Windows
3 8 (2.42%) Android
4 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (87.92%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.77%) Software Engineering
3 66 (19.94%) MVC
4 64 (19.34%) OO
5 63 (19.03%) TDD
6 57 (17.22%) BDD
7 45 (13.60%) DevOps
8 42 (12.69%) Kanban
9 41 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (11.78%) SDLC
11 38 (11.48%) UML
12 33 (9.97%) PRINCE2
13 27 (8.16%) E-Commerce
13 27 (8.16%) OOD
13 27 (8.16%) TOGAF
14 25 (7.55%) Test Automation
15 24 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (7.25%) Programme Management
16 23 (6.95%) Project Management
17 22 (6.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (29.91%) Java
2 98 (29.61%) JavaScript
3 89 (26.89%) C#
4 68 (20.54%) SQL
5 37 (11.18%) Ruby
6 26 (7.85%) C++
7 23 (6.95%) Python
8 20 (6.04%) C
9 18 (5.44%) Scala
10 12 (3.63%) PHP
10 12 (3.63%) PL/SQL
11 11 (3.32%) Objective-C
12 10 (3.02%) Perl
13 7 (2.11%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.11%) R
13 7 (2.11%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.81%) ES6
14 6 (1.81%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.51%) Groovy
16 4 (1.21%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 72 (21.75%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.88%) DV Cleared
3 33 (9.97%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.04%) Degree
5 15 (4.53%) ISEB
6 11 (3.32%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.51%) CISSP
7 5 (1.51%) CLAS
8 1 (0.30%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.25%) QA
2 5 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.51%) SEPA
3 4 (1.21%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.30%) MISRA
4 1 (0.30%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (1.81%) Docker
2 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.81%) Puppet
3 4 (1.21%) Ansible
4 2 (0.60%) Kibana
4 2 (0.60%) Oozie
5 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.57%) Oracle
3 21 (6.34%) SAP
4 10 (3.02%) Apple
5 8 (2.42%) HP
6 5 (1.51%) Rally
7 4 (1.21%) ESRI
7 4 (1.21%) Zend
8 3 (0.91%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.60%) Adobe
9 2 (0.60%) Sencha
9 2 (0.60%) VMware
10 1 (0.30%) ATG
10 1 (0.30%) Capita
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco
10 1 (0.30%) Google
10 1 (0.30%) IBM
10 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.30%) Xamarin
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