The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 5 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 29.41% 27.27% 17.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.46% 32.00% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 21
Median daily rate £331 £372 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £303 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -4.98%
Scrum
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39 75 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 76.47% 85.23% 86.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 63 92
Median daily rate £350 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Taunton region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) C#
4 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
7 8 (53.33%) Kanban
7 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
7 8 (53.33%) Pair Programming
7 8 (53.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (46.67%) Line Management
8 7 (46.67%) QA
8 7 (46.67%) TDD
9 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (40.00%) NServiceBus
10 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (33.33%) MVC
10 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (26.67%) Windows
11 4 (26.67%) Workflow
11 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
11 4 (26.67%) K2 blackpearl
11 4 (26.67%) SQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 6 (40.00%) NServiceBus
2 4 (26.67%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) HBase
3 1 (6.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (26.67%) WF
4 4 (26.67%) WPF
5 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (53.33%) Kanban
3 8 (53.33%) Pair Programming
4 7 (46.67%) Line Management
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) Workflow
8 2 (13.33%) BDD
8 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
9 1 (6.67%) Release Management
9 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP