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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / South West
Rank 18 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 235 236 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.80% 7.86% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.68% 9.68% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 176 113
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 5
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% -5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £41.40 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.88 £46.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%

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
2201 2438 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.43% 81.21% 78.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1663 1642
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 122 86
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.80 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +5 60 £375 - 36
Gloucestershire +11 59 £413 +1.22% 12
Somerset +1 47 £313 -29.57% 15
Wiltshire +2 42 £375 +4.16% 13
Devon -19 14 £500 +13.63% 4
Dorset +6 4 £338 +8.00% 2
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 446 (94.89%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (32.77%) C#
3 138 (29.36%) Java
4 129 (27.45%) .NET
5 126 (26.81%) Security Cleared
6 116 (24.68%) JavaScript
7 103 (21.91%) MVC
8 99 (21.06%) Finance
9 96 (20.43%) SQL Server
10 94 (20.00%) HTML
11 92 (19.57%) Software Engineering
12 85 (18.09%) CSS
13 82 (17.45%) ASP.NET
14 76 (16.17%) Kanban
14 76 (16.17%) AngularJS
15 75 (15.96%) BDD
16 71 (15.11%) SC Cleared
17 70 (14.89%) TDD
18 68 (14.47%) Microsoft
19 66 (14.04%) Oracle
20 65 (13.83%) REST
21 64 (13.62%) SQL
22 62 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
23 58 (12.34%) OO
24 57 (12.13%) Unit Testing
25 56 (11.91%) Team Foundation Server
25 56 (11.91%) Selenium
25 56 (11.91%) Web Services
26 55 (11.70%) Git (software)
27 54 (11.49%) Cucumber

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 24 (5.11%) Confluence
2 16 (3.40%) Apache
3 14 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.77%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.34%) JBoss
5 11 (2.34%) NServiceBus
6 9 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.91%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.64%) CMS
9 3 (0.64%) Mule
9 3 (0.64%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.64%) SAS
10 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.43%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.64%) CPLEX
3 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (5.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.91%) SaaS
3 8 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.28%) PaaS
5 5 (1.06%) GitHub
6 4 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.64%) Heroku
7 3 (0.64%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.43%) IaaS
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.21%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.49%) VoIP
2 5 (1.06%) LDAP
3 3 (0.64%) ATM
3 3 (0.64%) Internet
3 3 (0.64%) SSH
4 2 (0.43%) DMZ
4 2 (0.43%) Firewall
4 2 (0.43%) HTTP
4 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.60%) Oracle Database
3 18 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.62%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.62%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.77%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.55%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.34%) MySQL
8 10 (2.13%) Big Data
9 9 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.28%) NonStop SQL
12 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.85%) OrientDB
13 4 (0.85%) Redis
14 3 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.64%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 56 (11.91%) Selenium
1 56 (11.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (11.70%) Git (software)
3 54 (11.49%) Cucumber
4 43 (9.15%) JIRA
5 36 (7.66%) Jenkins
6 35 (7.45%) Visual Studio
7 26 (5.53%) Maven
8 23 (4.89%) Eclipse
8 23 (4.89%) JUnit
9 21 (4.47%) Ant
10 20 (4.26%) SpecFlow
11 19 (4.04%) WebDriver
12 16 (3.40%) TeamCity
13 15 (3.19%) Rational DOORS
14 14 (2.98%) Bitbucket
15 12 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (2.13%) Subversion
17 9 (1.91%) Jasmine
18 8 (1.70%) Artifactory
General
1 99 (21.06%) Finance
2 37 (7.87%) Marketing
3 34 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 33 (7.02%) Manufacturing
5 30 (6.38%) Banking
6 28 (5.96%) Electronics
7 20 (4.26%) Retail
8 12 (2.55%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.91%) Military
10 7 (1.49%) Back Office
11 5 (1.06%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.06%) Games
12 3 (0.64%) Publishing
13 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.21%) Advertising
14 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 216 (45.96%) Developer
2 68 (14.47%) Java Developer
3 66 (14.04%) .NET Developer
4 57 (12.13%) Analyst
5 44 (9.36%) C# Developer
6 33 (7.02%) Business Analyst
7 31 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (6.38%) Software Engineer
9 29 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (5.32%) Scrum Master
10 25 (5.32%) Software Developer
10 25 (5.32%) Test Analyst
11 24 (5.11%) Architect
11 24 (5.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (4.68%) Java Engineer
13 20 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 20 (4.26%) Test Engineer
14 18 (3.83%) Automation Test Analyst
14 18 (3.83%) Java Software Engineer
15 15 (3.19%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (27.45%) .NET
2 94 (20.00%) HTML
3 85 (18.09%) CSS
4 82 (17.45%) ASP.NET
5 76 (16.17%) AngularJS
6 65 (13.83%) REST
7 62 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (11.91%) Web Services
9 52 (11.06%) jQuery
9 52 (11.06%) Spring
10 49 (10.43%) SOAP
10 49 (10.43%) XML
11 43 (9.15%) HTML5
12 40 (8.51%) .NET Framework
13 38 (8.09%) JSON
14 30 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 29 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (6.17%) WPF
16 28 (5.96%) Hibernate
17 25 (5.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.06%) User Experience
2 13 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (1.91%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.49%) RIA
5 6 (1.28%) CESG
5 6 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.06%) Wiki
7 4 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (0.85%) Graphic Design
7 4 (0.85%) iPhone
8 3 (0.64%) Blog
8 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.64%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.51%) Linux
2 38 (8.09%) Windows
3 11 (2.34%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.13%) Android
5 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.06%) Unix
7 4 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.64%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (94.89%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (21.91%) MVC
3 92 (19.57%) Software Engineering
4 76 (16.17%) Kanban
5 75 (15.96%) BDD
6 70 (14.89%) TDD
7 58 (12.34%) OO
8 57 (12.13%) Unit Testing
9 50 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (10.00%) DevOps
11 44 (9.36%) Automated Testing
12 36 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (7.66%) SDLC
12 36 (7.66%) Web Development
13 34 (7.23%) PRINCE2
13 34 (7.23%) Programme Management
14 33 (7.02%) UML
14 33 (7.02%) Waterfall
15 32 (6.81%) User Stories
16 31 (6.60%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (32.77%) C#
2 138 (29.36%) Java
3 116 (24.68%) JavaScript
4 64 (13.62%) SQL
5 31 (6.60%) Python
6 29 (6.17%) C
6 29 (6.17%) C++
7 17 (3.62%) Perl
8 16 (3.40%) Ruby
9 15 (3.19%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.98%) Scala
11 7 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.28%) Ada
12 6 (1.28%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.06%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.06%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.85%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.85%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.85%) XPath
15 3 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 126 (26.81%) Security Cleared
2 71 (15.11%) SC Cleared
3 44 (9.36%) DV Cleared
4 35 (7.45%) ISEB
5 12 (2.55%) APMG
6 11 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (2.13%) CISSP
8 9 (1.91%) Degree
8 9 (1.91%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.28%) CLAS
10 4 (0.85%) CISA
10 4 (0.85%) IIBA
11 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.21%) APMP
12 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.02%) QA
2 7 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.85%) PMO
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 18 (3.83%) Docker
2 9 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.64%) Firmware
5 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (1.91%) Ansible
2 7 (1.49%) Puppet
3 4 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.43%) CloudHub
4 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.43%) Kibana
4 2 (0.43%) Oozie
Vendors
1 68 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 66 (14.04%) Oracle
3 28 (5.96%) SAP
4 10 (2.13%) IBM
5 9 (1.91%) Sencha
5 9 (1.91%) VMware
6 8 (1.70%) ATG
7 6 (1.28%) Google
8 5 (1.06%) HP
8 5 (1.06%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.85%) Sybase
10 3 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.64%) hybris
10 3 (0.64%) ILOG
11 2 (0.43%) BEA
11 2 (0.43%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.43%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.43%) Telerik
11 2 (0.43%) webMethods
12 1 (0.21%) WorldPay
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