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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 32.26% 20.00% 22.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.44% 22.45% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 20
Median daily rate £280 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £465 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +21.12%

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
45 49 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 72.58% 89.09% 67.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 52
Median daily rate £313 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (82.50%) C#
2 33 (82.50%) .NET
3 29 (72.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (60.00%) Automated Testing
5 20 (50.00%) Kanban
5 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (45.00%) Unit Testing
7 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
8 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 16 (40.00%) QA
9 15 (37.50%) .NET Framework
9 15 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (35.00%) BDD
11 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
11 13 (32.50%) Pair Programming
12 12 (30.00%) Line Management
13 11 (27.50%) TDD
14 10 (25.00%) WPF
14 10 (25.00%) NServiceBus
15 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (22.50%) MVC
15 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
16 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
17 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
17 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio

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 10 (25.00%) NServiceBus
2 5 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 29 (72.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.50%) SpecFlow
2 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
3 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Test Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Tester
8 3 (7.50%) Web Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Web Applications Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Web Test Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum Master
9 2 (5.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (82.50%) .NET
2 15 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 10 (25.00%) WPF
4 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (12.50%) WF
7 4 (10.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
8 2 (5.00%) PostGIS
9 1 (2.50%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 20 (50.00%) Kanban
4 18 (45.00%) Unit Testing
5 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (35.00%) BDD
8 13 (32.50%) Pair Programming
9 12 (30.00%) Line Management
10 11 (27.50%) TDD
11 9 (22.50%) MVC
12 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
14 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
14 5 (12.50%) Workflow
15 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
16 2 (5.00%) Project Management
16 2 (5.00%) System Testing
16 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
16 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.50%) SAP