The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 12 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 27 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 21.09% 13.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.55% 15.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +7.18%
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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
110 190 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 85.94% 85.20% 50.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 157 15
Average daily rate £340 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.31 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 25 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
5 19 (63.33%) C#
6 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
7 16 (53.33%) SQL
8 15 (50.00%) Entity Framework
8 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
9 12 (40.00%) WPF
9 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (36.67%) K2 blackpearl
10 11 (36.67%) MVC
11 9 (30.00%) BDD
11 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
12 8 (26.67%) Back Office
12 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
13 7 (23.33%) WF
14 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
14 6 (20.00%) ESRI
15 4 (13.33%) Oracle
15 4 (13.33%) WCF
16 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
16 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
17 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 2 (6.67%) TDD
17 2 (6.67%) T-SQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (36.67%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 8 (26.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 23 (76.67%) .NET Developer
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 15 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 12 (40.00%) WPF
4 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (23.33%) WF
6 4 (13.33%) WCF
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.33%) Web Services
8 1 (3.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
8 1 (3.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) MVC
4 9 (30.00%) BDD
5 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Code Coverage
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Data Management
7 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Workflow
7 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.33%) User Stories
7 1 (3.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) ESRI
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Telerik
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