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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 32 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 156 181 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.36% 5.93% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 7.60% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 135 129
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £503 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.25 £47.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +4.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
2280 2383 2562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.38% 78.03% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1535 1604
Median daily rate £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 95 115
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 May 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 -4 47 £400 -5.88% 21
Wiltshire +10 28 £400 - 6
Gloucestershire -7 26 £400 -5.88% 28
Somerset -2 20 £400 +25.98% 7
Devon +13 19 £450 +50.62% 1
Dorset -4 6 £438 +25.00% 6
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 389 (90.05%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (33.10%) Java
3 122 (28.24%) JavaScript
4 110 (25.46%) C#
5 99 (22.92%) SQL
6 97 (22.45%) HTML
6 97 (22.45%) CSS
7 91 (21.06%) BDD
8 90 (20.83%) .NET
9 88 (20.37%) Software Engineering
10 87 (20.14%) Security Cleared
10 87 (20.14%) SQL Server
11 83 (19.21%) TDD
12 77 (17.82%) Microsoft
13 70 (16.20%) Finance
14 68 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
15 64 (14.81%) OO
16 62 (14.35%) Git (software)
17 60 (13.89%) MVC
18 59 (13.66%) Web Services
19 58 (13.43%) Spring
20 57 (13.19%) UML
21 56 (12.96%) DevOps
22 54 (12.50%) Ruby
22 54 (12.50%) JIRA
23 51 (11.81%) ASP.NET
24 48 (11.11%) User Experience
25 47 (10.88%) Jenkins
26 44 (10.19%) Test Automation
27 43 (9.95%) AngularJS

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 (4.40%) Apache
2 18 (4.17%) Confluence
3 16 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.55%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.08%) SAS
6 9 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.62%) IIS
9 6 (1.39%) CMS
9 6 (1.39%) JBoss
10 5 (1.16%) Node.js
10 5 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.93%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.93%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.69%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.46%) Mule
13 2 (0.46%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.62%) MS Office
3 4 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.39%) Office 365
4 5 (1.16%) SaaS
5 4 (0.93%) IaaS
6 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.46%) GitHub
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.31%) HTTP
2 6 (1.39%) Internet
3 4 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.46%) SAN
4 2 (0.46%) SSH
5 1 (0.23%) AMQP
5 1 (0.23%) DHCP
5 1 (0.23%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) GSM
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.49%) Relational Database
3 29 (6.71%) MongoDB
4 26 (6.02%) MySQL
5 25 (5.79%) RDBMS
6 23 (5.32%) NoSQL
7 16 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 15 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.78%) Big Data
9 12 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.55%) OrientDB
10 11 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (2.08%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.62%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (1.16%) SSDT
16 4 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 62 (14.35%) Git (software)
2 54 (12.50%) JIRA
3 47 (10.88%) Jenkins
4 42 (9.72%) Cucumber
5 35 (8.10%) Selenium
6 21 (4.86%) Maven
7 18 (4.17%) SpecFlow
8 16 (3.70%) Eclipse
8 16 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (3.70%) Visual Studio
9 15 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (3.01%) Bitbucket
11 9 (2.08%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.85%) Capybara
12 8 (1.85%) Subversion
13 7 (1.62%) NUnit
14 6 (1.39%) JUnit
15 5 (1.16%) gulp
15 5 (1.16%) JBehave
16 4 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 70 (16.20%) Finance
2 19 (4.40%) Marketing
3 17 (3.94%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.47%) Electronics
5 14 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.78%) Games
7 11 (2.55%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.55%) Banking
8 7 (1.62%) Retail
9 5 (1.16%) Advertising
10 4 (0.93%) Back Office
10 4 (0.93%) Military
10 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.69%) Automotive
11 3 (0.69%) Legal
12 2 (0.46%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 206 (47.69%) Developer
2 68 (15.74%) Java Developer
3 48 (11.11%) Analyst
4 45 (10.42%) Architect
5 43 (9.95%) .NET Developer
6 40 (9.26%) Software Developer
7 37 (8.56%) C# Developer
8 34 (7.87%) Software Engineer
9 29 (6.71%) Scrum Master
10 27 (6.25%) Business Analyst
11 26 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
13 22 (5.09%) Agile Developer
14 21 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 21 (4.86%) Senior Developer
14 21 (4.86%) Tester
15 20 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (4.63%) Test Engineer
16 18 (4.17%) Project Manager
16 18 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (22.45%) CSS
1 97 (22.45%) HTML
2 90 (20.83%) .NET
3 59 (13.66%) Web Services
4 58 (13.43%) Spring
5 51 (11.81%) ASP.NET
6 43 (9.95%) AngularJS
7 42 (9.72%) Hibernate
8 38 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (8.10%) REST
10 33 (7.64%) HTML5
10 33 (7.64%) XML
11 31 (7.18%) WCF
12 30 (6.94%) jQuery
13 27 (6.25%) RESTful
14 25 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (4.63%) JSF
16 19 (4.40%) Java EE
17 18 (4.17%) SOAP
18 17 (3.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.11%) User Experience
2 20 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.78%) Wiki
5 10 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.31%) Replication
6 8 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.39%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.39%) NHS
8 5 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.16%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.93%) iPad
10 3 (0.69%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.69%) EPoS
10 3 (0.69%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.46%) Animation
11 2 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.33%) Windows
2 33 (7.64%) Linux
3 12 (2.78%) Android
4 7 (1.62%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.46%) CentOS
6 2 (0.46%) Unix
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (90.05%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (21.06%) BDD
3 88 (20.37%) Software Engineering
4 83 (19.21%) TDD
5 68 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (14.81%) OO
7 60 (13.89%) MVC
8 57 (13.19%) UML
9 56 (12.96%) DevOps
10 44 (10.19%) Test Automation
11 40 (9.26%) Kanban
12 34 (7.87%) Project Management
12 34 (7.87%) SDLC
12 34 (7.87%) Time Management
13 32 (7.41%) PRINCE2
14 30 (6.94%) E-Commerce
15 27 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (6.25%) Unit Testing
16 25 (5.79%) Automated Testing
16 25 (5.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 143 (33.10%) Java
2 122 (28.24%) JavaScript
3 110 (25.46%) C#
4 99 (22.92%) SQL
5 54 (12.50%) Ruby
6 36 (8.33%) C++
7 26 (6.02%) Python
8 23 (5.32%) C
9 14 (3.24%) Bash Shell
9 14 (3.24%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.78%) Perl
10 12 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.78%) Scala
11 10 (2.31%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.08%) MATLAB
12 9 (2.08%) PHP
12 9 (2.08%) R
13 5 (1.16%) Groovy
13 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.93%) Ada
Qualifications
1 87 (20.14%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 36 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.48%) Degree
4 15 (3.47%) ISEB
5 11 (2.55%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.23%) CISSP
9 1 (0.23%) CLAS
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.23%) MCPD
9 1 (0.23%) MCSE
9 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.56%) QA
2 5 (1.16%) SEPA
3 4 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.93%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) MISRA
4 1 (0.23%) MISRA C
System Software
1 16 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.46%) Docker
4 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (4.17%) Puppet
3 4 (0.93%) yum
4 2 (0.46%) Ansible
4 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.46%) Kibana
5 1 (0.23%) DBAmp
5 1 (0.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 77 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.80%) Oracle
3 16 (3.70%) SAP
3 16 (3.70%) VMware
4 13 (3.01%) IBM
5 11 (2.55%) Apple
6 10 (2.31%) Telerik
7 8 (1.85%) HP
8 6 (1.39%) Rally
9 5 (1.16%) Siebel
9 5 (1.16%) Zend
10 4 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.93%) Informatica
11 3 (0.69%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.46%) Civica
12 2 (0.46%) Google
12 2 (0.46%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.46%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
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