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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 37 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 140 196 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.75% 6.32% 6.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 8.15% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 143 142
Median daily rate £400 £399 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +20.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Median hourly rate £42.25 £32.54 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.84% -20.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -2.93%
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
2295 2404 2384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.82% 77.55% 79.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 1636 1590
Median daily rate £388 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 106 122
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +15 42 £475 +21.79% 3
Bristol -13 38 £425 - 23
Somerset -7 16 £388 +19.23% 6
Devon -5 13 £328 +3.14% 2
Gloucestershire -20 11 £475 +11.76% 21
Dorset -5 7 £325 -18.75% 3
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (88.99%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (32.72%) Java
3 88 (26.91%) C#
4 87 (26.61%) JavaScript
5 74 (22.63%) HTML
5 74 (22.63%) CSS
6 73 (22.32%) Security Cleared
7 70 (21.41%) Software Engineering
8 66 (20.18%) OO
9 62 (18.96%) TDD
10 61 (18.65%) SQL
11 59 (18.04%) .NET
12 56 (17.13%) SQL Server
12 56 (17.13%) Finance
13 55 (16.82%) BDD
14 50 (15.29%) MVC
15 46 (14.07%) Microsoft
15 46 (14.07%) JIRA
16 42 (12.84%) UML
16 42 (12.84%) Spring
17 40 (12.23%) AngularJS
17 40 (12.23%) DevOps
18 39 (11.93%) jQuery
18 39 (11.93%) Web Services
19 38 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
20 37 (11.31%) ASP.NET
20 37 (11.31%) User Experience
21 36 (11.01%) Ruby
21 36 (11.01%) REST
22 35 (10.70%) Kanban

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 19 (5.81%) Confluence
2 15 (4.59%) Apache
2 15 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.75%) SAS
4 8 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.14%) IIS
6 5 (1.53%) NServiceBus
7 4 (1.22%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.92%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.92%) Mule
8 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.31%) Drupal
10 1 (0.31%) nginx
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.22%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.22%) MS Office
1 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (5.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.61%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.53%) SaaS
4 3 (0.92%) Office 365
5 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.61%) GitHub
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.31%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.53%) Internet
3 4 (1.22%) HTTP
3 4 (1.22%) SSH
4 2 (0.61%) SAN
5 1 (0.31%) Firewall
5 1 (0.31%) Network Security
5 1 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (17.13%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.34%) Relational Database
3 21 (6.42%) MySQL
4 20 (6.12%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.81%) NoSQL
5 19 (5.81%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.67%) Big Data
7 11 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (3.36%) OrientDB
8 9 (2.75%) Neo4j
9 8 (2.45%) GIS
9 8 (2.45%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.83%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.53%) RavenDB
12 4 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.92%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 46 (14.07%) JIRA
2 32 (9.79%) Cucumber
2 32 (9.79%) Git (software)
3 29 (8.87%) Selenium
4 27 (8.26%) Jenkins
5 17 (5.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (4.89%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.67%) Bitbucket
7 12 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (3.36%) Subversion
9 9 (2.75%) WebDriver
10 7 (2.14%) JUnit
10 7 (2.14%) Maven
11 6 (1.83%) Capybara
11 6 (1.83%) NUnit
12 5 (1.53%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.53%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.22%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.22%) WATIR
13 4 (1.22%) Zephyr
General
1 56 (17.13%) Finance
2 25 (7.65%) Marketing
3 21 (6.42%) Manufacturing
4 20 (6.12%) Electronics
4 20 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.67%) Banking
6 10 (3.06%) Games
7 9 (2.75%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.53%) Advertising
9 4 (1.22%) Automotive
10 3 (0.92%) Legal
10 3 (0.92%) Military
11 2 (0.61%) Back Office
11 2 (0.61%) Retail
12 1 (0.31%) Front Office
12 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 147 (44.95%) Developer
2 48 (14.68%) Java Developer
3 40 (12.23%) Analyst
4 38 (11.62%) Scrum Master
5 36 (11.01%) Architect
5 36 (11.01%) Software Developer
6 35 (10.70%) C# Developer
7 33 (10.09%) .NET Developer
8 25 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 24 (7.34%) ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (7.03%) Agile Developer
11 22 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 22 (6.73%) Business Analyst
11 22 (6.73%) Software Engineer
12 21 (6.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (6.12%) Test Engineer
14 19 (5.81%) Senior Developer
15 17 (5.20%) C# Software Developer
16 16 (4.89%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (22.63%) CSS
1 74 (22.63%) HTML
2 59 (18.04%) .NET
3 42 (12.84%) Spring
4 40 (12.23%) AngularJS
5 39 (11.93%) jQuery
5 39 (11.93%) Web Services
6 37 (11.31%) ASP.NET
7 36 (11.01%) REST
8 32 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (8.56%) SOAP
10 24 (7.34%) WCF
11 23 (7.03%) Hibernate
11 23 (7.03%) HTML5
12 22 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (6.12%) RESTful
14 17 (5.20%) JSON
14 17 (5.20%) XML
15 16 (4.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (4.59%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.31%) User Experience
2 20 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.67%) Wiki
4 9 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.45%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (1.53%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.92%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.92%) iPhone
7 3 (0.92%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.61%) Animation
8 2 (0.61%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.61%) EPoS
8 2 (0.61%) iPad
8 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.34%) Linux
2 15 (4.59%) Windows
3 9 (2.75%) Android
4 3 (0.92%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.61%) Unix
5 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) CentOS
6 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (88.99%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (21.41%) Software Engineering
3 66 (20.18%) OO
4 62 (18.96%) TDD
5 55 (16.82%) BDD
6 50 (15.29%) MVC
7 42 (12.84%) UML
8 40 (12.23%) DevOps
9 38 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (10.70%) Kanban
11 33 (10.09%) SDLC
12 27 (8.26%) Test Automation
13 26 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (7.95%) Time Management
14 25 (7.65%) OOD
14 25 (7.65%) Programme Management
15 23 (7.03%) PRINCE2
15 23 (7.03%) Project Management
16 20 (6.12%) TOGAF
16 20 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (32.72%) Java
2 88 (26.91%) C#
3 87 (26.61%) JavaScript
4 61 (18.65%) SQL
5 36 (11.01%) Ruby
6 31 (9.48%) C++
7 25 (7.65%) Python
8 22 (6.73%) C
9 13 (3.98%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.67%) Scala
11 11 (3.36%) Perl
11 11 (3.36%) PHP
12 10 (3.06%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.75%) MATLAB
13 9 (2.75%) R
14 6 (1.83%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.53%) ES6
15 5 (1.53%) Groovy
16 3 (0.92%) Ada
16 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (22.32%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.09%) DV Cleared
2 33 (10.09%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.42%) Degree
4 13 (3.98%) ISEB
5 10 (3.06%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.92%) CISSP
6 3 (0.92%) CLAS
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.42%) QA
2 6 (1.83%) ISO 14001
2 6 (1.83%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.53%) SEPA
4 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.31%) MISRA
5 1 (0.31%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (1.53%) Docker
2 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.83%) Puppet
3 3 (0.92%) Ansible
4 2 (0.61%) Kibana
5 1 (0.31%) DBAmp
5 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.31%) Oozie
Vendors
1 46 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.09%) Oracle
3 21 (6.42%) SAP
4 11 (3.36%) Apple
5 8 (2.45%) HP
6 5 (1.53%) Rally
6 5 (1.53%) Zend
7 4 (1.22%) ESRI
8 3 (0.92%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.61%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.61%) Sencha
9 2 (0.61%) VMware
10 1 (0.31%) ATG
10 1 (0.31%) BEA
10 1 (0.31%) Cisco
10 1 (0.31%) IBM
10 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.31%) Sybase
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