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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 12 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 22 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.44% 17.60% 22.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 19.30% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 36
Median daily rate £490 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.12% -1.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
32 114 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 78.05% 91.20% 86.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 102 156
Median daily rate £500 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £313 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £675 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.83 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 31 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Process Management
3 3 (30.00%) GIS
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) BPMN
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) PostGIS
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) QGIS
5 1 (10.00%) GeoServer
5 1 (10.00%) Conflict Management
5 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) ArchiMate
5 1 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) UML

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 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (10.00%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) GIS
2 2 (20.00%) QGIS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) eggPlant
2 1 (10.00%) GitLab
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) JBehave
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Documentation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) GIS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) BPMN
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) ArchiMate
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Conflict Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Capita
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft