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 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 33 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 154 173 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.26% 5.75% 7.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.71% 7.50% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 125 156
Median daily rate £400 £413 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Median hourly rate £42.25 £32.54 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.84% -13.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +10.95%
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
2294 2306 2372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.43% 76.61% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1498 1530 1564
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 99 126
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 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 26 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
Wiltshire +13 37 £425 +6.25% 5
Bristol -21 34 £425 - 18
Gloucestershire -8 24 £400 -12.66% 25
Somerset +2 21 £400 +25.00% 13
Devon +4 20 £393 +6.80%
Dorset -2 8 £385 -3.75% 4
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 348 (89.23%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (33.85%) Java
3 99 (25.38%) JavaScript
4 93 (23.85%) C#
5 92 (23.59%) Security Cleared
6 90 (23.08%) SQL
7 84 (21.54%) HTML
8 82 (21.03%) CSS
9 77 (19.74%) Software Engineering
10 72 (18.46%) BDD
10 72 (18.46%) SQL Server
11 69 (17.69%) .NET
11 69 (17.69%) TDD
12 63 (16.15%) Finance
12 63 (16.15%) OO
13 61 (15.64%) Microsoft
14 57 (14.62%) JIRA
15 54 (13.85%) Git (software)
16 52 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
17 51 (13.08%) Web Services
18 50 (12.82%) Spring
19 47 (12.05%) UML
19 47 (12.05%) DevOps
20 46 (11.79%) MVC
21 44 (11.28%) Ruby
22 43 (11.03%) SC Cleared
22 43 (11.03%) Test Automation
23 40 (10.26%) User Experience
24 39 (10.00%) Oracle
25 38 (9.74%) 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 19 (4.87%) Confluence
2 18 (4.62%) Apache
3 13 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.31%) SAS
7 8 (2.05%) IIS
8 5 (1.28%) Node.js
8 5 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.03%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.77%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.77%) CMS
10 3 (0.77%) JBoss
10 3 (0.77%) Mule
10 3 (0.77%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.77%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.26%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.03%) MS Office
2 4 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.28%) SaaS
4 3 (0.77%) IaaS
4 3 (0.77%) Office 365
5 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.51%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.56%) HTTP
2 4 (1.03%) Internet
2 4 (1.03%) SSH
2 4 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.51%) SAN
4 1 (0.26%) AMQP
4 1 (0.26%) DHCP
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) Firewall
4 1 (0.26%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) Network Security
4 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.44%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.90%) MongoDB
3 23 (5.90%) MySQL
4 18 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 18 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 12 (3.08%) Big Data
7 12 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (3.08%) OrientDB
7 12 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.56%) Neo4j
10 8 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.79%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.54%) GIS
13 5 (1.28%) SSDT
14 4 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 57 (14.62%) JIRA
2 54 (13.85%) Git (software)
3 38 (9.74%) Cucumber
4 37 (9.49%) Jenkins
5 36 (9.23%) Selenium
6 18 (4.62%) Visual Studio
7 17 (4.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (3.85%) Maven
9 12 (3.08%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.82%) Eclipse
10 11 (2.82%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.31%) SpecFlow
11 9 (2.31%) Subversion
12 7 (1.79%) JUnit
13 6 (1.54%) Capybara
14 5 (1.28%) gulp
14 5 (1.28%) NUnit
15 4 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
15 4 (1.03%) WATIR
General
1 63 (16.15%) Finance
2 21 (5.38%) Marketing
3 19 (4.87%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.36%) Electronics
4 17 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.33%) Games
6 12 (3.08%) Aerospace
7 10 (2.56%) Banking
8 5 (1.28%) Advertising
9 4 (1.03%) Military
9 4 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.03%) Retail
10 3 (0.77%) Automotive
10 3 (0.77%) Back Office
10 3 (0.77%) Legal
11 2 (0.51%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 178 (45.64%) Developer
2 57 (14.62%) Java Developer
3 48 (12.31%) Analyst
4 38 (9.74%) Architect
4 38 (9.74%) Software Developer
5 37 (9.49%) Scrum Master
6 31 (7.95%) .NET Developer
6 31 (7.95%) C# Developer
7 27 (6.92%) Business Analyst
7 27 (6.92%) Software Engineer
8 22 (5.64%) Tester
9 21 (5.38%) Agile Developer
9 21 (5.38%) Test Engineer
10 20 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (4.87%) Senior Developer
12 18 (4.62%) Test Analyst
13 17 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 17 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (4.10%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (21.54%) HTML
2 82 (21.03%) CSS
3 69 (17.69%) .NET
4 51 (13.08%) Web Services
5 50 (12.82%) Spring
6 37 (9.49%) AngularJS
7 35 (8.97%) ASP.NET
8 33 (8.46%) Hibernate
8 33 (8.46%) REST
9 32 (8.21%) jQuery
10 29 (7.44%) XML
11 28 (7.18%) HTML5
12 26 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (6.41%) RESTful
13 25 (6.41%) SOAP
14 21 (5.38%) WCF
15 18 (4.62%) JSF
16 17 (4.36%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (4.10%) CSS3
17 16 (4.10%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.26%) User Experience
2 18 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.33%) Wiki
5 10 (2.56%) Replication
6 9 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (1.54%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.54%) NHS
9 5 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.28%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.03%) iPad
11 3 (0.77%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.77%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.77%) EPoS
11 3 (0.77%) iPhone
11 3 (0.77%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.44%) Linux
2 26 (6.67%) Windows
3 9 (2.31%) Android
4 6 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.77%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.51%) CentOS
6 2 (0.51%) Unix
7 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (89.23%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (19.74%) Software Engineering
3 72 (18.46%) BDD
4 69 (17.69%) TDD
5 63 (16.15%) OO
6 52 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (12.05%) DevOps
7 47 (12.05%) UML
8 46 (11.79%) MVC
9 43 (11.03%) Test Automation
10 36 (9.23%) Kanban
11 33 (8.46%) Time Management
12 32 (8.21%) SDLC
13 31 (7.95%) Project Management
14 29 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (7.18%) PRINCE2
16 25 (6.41%) OOD
17 24 (6.15%) Programme Management
18 21 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (33.85%) Java
2 99 (25.38%) JavaScript
3 93 (23.85%) C#
4 90 (23.08%) SQL
5 44 (11.28%) Ruby
6 34 (8.72%) C++
7 25 (6.41%) Python
8 22 (5.64%) C
9 13 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.33%) Scala
10 11 (2.82%) Perl
10 11 (2.82%) PHP
11 10 (2.56%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.31%) MATLAB
12 9 (2.31%) R
13 8 (2.05%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.79%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.28%) Groovy
16 4 (1.03%) Ada
16 4 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (23.59%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.03%) SC Cleared
3 36 (9.23%) DV Cleared
4 26 (6.67%) Degree
5 17 (4.36%) ISEB
6 13 (3.33%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.26%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.26%) CISSP
9 1 (0.26%) CLAS
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.26%) MCPD
9 1 (0.26%) MCSE
9 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.41%) QA
2 5 (1.28%) ISO 14001
2 5 (1.28%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.28%) SEPA
3 4 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) MISRA
4 1 (0.26%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.77%) Docker
4 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.82%) Puppet
3 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.51%) Kibana
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) DBAmp
4 1 (0.26%) Oozie
4 1 (0.26%) yum
Vendors
1 61 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.00%) Oracle
3 18 (4.62%) SAP
4 11 (2.82%) Apple
4 11 (2.82%) HP
5 10 (2.56%) VMware
6 7 (1.79%) Rally
6 7 (1.79%) Zend
7 5 (1.28%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.28%) IBM
7 5 (1.28%) Siebel
7 5 (1.28%) Telerik
8 4 (1.03%) Informatica
9 2 (0.51%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.51%) Civica
9 2 (0.51%) Google
9 2 (0.51%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.51%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.51%) Sencha
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