Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
South West > Devon
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 34 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22 +23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 26 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.83% 4.74% 10.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 5.59% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 39
Devon median daily rate £327 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.33% +4.65% +30.30%
10th Percentile £276 £305 £312
90th Percentile £659 £555 £539
South West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +4.88% -2.96% -9.14%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 455 447 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 84.57% 84.82% 85.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 296 288
Devon median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £288 £234 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
South West median daily rate £405 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 12 22
Devon median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.33% -9.09% +112.03%
10th Percentile £10.83 £20.00 £13.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £51.45
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +19.69%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Devon

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Devon

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Devon over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Devon

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Devon region over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -3 18 £327 -25.26% 8
Plymouth +11 2 - - 4
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) C#
3 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
4 11 (42.31%) NUnit
4 11 (42.31%) Web Services
4 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
4 11 (42.31%) MVC
4 11 (42.31%) SOLID
5 9 (34.62%) BDD
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) RESTful
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (30.77%) .NET
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (26.92%) Web Design
8 6 (23.08%) SaaS
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (15.38%) Open Source
10 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (11.54%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (11.54%) Serverless
11 3 (11.54%) Route 53
11 3 (11.54%) Big Data
11 3 (11.54%) AWS Certification
11 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (11.54%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (11.54%) OpenShift
3 3 (11.54%) Route 53
3 3 (11.54%) Serverless
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (11.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.54%) AWS Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Developer in Test
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) React Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) RESTful
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) D3.js
4 2 (7.69%) Node.js
4 2 (7.69%) React
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Core
5 1 (3.85%) Angular 2
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
5 1 (3.85%) JSON Schema
5 1 (3.85%) LESS
5 1 (3.85%) OpenLayers
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 11 (42.31%) MVC
3 11 (42.31%) SOLID
3 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
4 9 (34.62%) BDD
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 7 (26.92%) Web Design
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (15.38%) Open Source
9 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
9 3 (11.54%) DevOps
9 3 (11.54%) Migration
9 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Data Management
10 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 2 (7.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Java 8
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft