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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 11 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 22 48 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.60% 22.22% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.64% 25.81% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 1
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£320 £325 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -30.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
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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
112 186 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 89.60% 86.11% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 156 11
Average daily rate £450 £330 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -27.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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 28 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 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 (96.55%) .NET
2 25 (86.21%) Unit Testing
3 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (68.97%) Security Cleared
5 18 (62.07%) C#
5 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
6 15 (51.72%) SQL
6 15 (51.72%) .NET Framework
6 15 (51.72%) Entity Framework
7 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
8 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (41.38%) WPF
9 11 (37.93%) K2 blackpearl
9 11 (37.93%) MVC
10 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
11 8 (27.59%) BDD
11 8 (27.59%) Back Office
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
12 7 (24.14%) WF
13 6 (20.69%) ESRI
14 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
15 4 (13.79%) WCF
15 4 (13.79%) Oracle
16 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
16 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
17 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
17 2 (6.90%) System Testing
17 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
17 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (37.93%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (27.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 23 (79.31%) .NET Developer
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
3 15 (51.72%) .NET Framework
3 15 (51.72%) Entity Framework
4 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (41.38%) WPF
5 7 (24.14%) WF
6 4 (13.79%) WCF
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.45%) Web Services
8 1 (3.45%) PostGIS
8 1 (3.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Unit Testing
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) MVC
4 8 (27.59%) BDD
5 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) System Testing
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Code Coverage
7 1 (3.45%) ETL
7 1 (3.45%) Data Management
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) Security Cleared
2 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) ESRI
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Telerik
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