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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 4 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 27.12% 36.04% 20.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.24% 40.00% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 22
Median daily rate £325 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £427 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +17.21%
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
37 100 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 62.71% 90.09% 69.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 92 67
Median daily rate £350 £385 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.80 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (83.33%) .NET
3 24 (80.00%) C#
4 22 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (60.00%) Automated Testing
6 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
6 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
7 15 (50.00%) Kanban
8 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
9 12 (40.00%) Unit Testing
9 12 (40.00%) QA
10 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
10 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
11 10 (33.33%) Pair Programming
11 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 10 (33.33%) BDD
11 10 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (30.00%) Line Management
13 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (26.67%) TDD
14 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
14 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
14 7 (23.33%) SpecFlow
15 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
15 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (20.00%) NServiceBus
15 6 (20.00%) WPF
16 5 (16.67%) MVC
16 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (20.00%) NServiceBus
2 4 (13.33%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) HBase
4 1 (3.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (23.33%) SpecFlow
2 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) NUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Web Applications Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.67%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (20.00%) WPF
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
5 4 (13.33%) WF
6 1 (3.33%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 15 (50.00%) Kanban
4 12 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
6 10 (33.33%) BDD
6 10 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (33.33%) Pair Programming
7 9 (30.00%) Line Management
8 8 (26.67%) TDD
9 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
10 5 (16.67%) MVC
10 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Workflow
12 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (6.67%) Project Management
12 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
13 1 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) SAP