Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 24 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 +37
Contract jobs citing Scrum 38 34 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.32% 6.71% 14.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.66% 7.94% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 61
Devon median daily rate £375 £432 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.19% +8.00% +18.52%
10th Percentile £266 £298 £308
90th Percentile £609 £529 £535
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +1.22% -4.09% +11.76%

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 439 428 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 84.59% 84.42% 87.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 272 360
Devon median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £188 £263
90th Percentile £574 £539 £514
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 14
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £19.38 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.55% -46.55% +8.21%
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £48.08 £46.56 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £39.27
% change year-on-year -17.33% -4.51% +34.26%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 0 15 £375 +7.14% 3
Plymouth +1 3 £321 -35.90% 3
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Web Services
2 10 (26.32%) Kanban
2 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (23.68%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 8 (21.05%) Coaching
5 7 (18.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (18.42%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (18.42%) .NET
5 7 (18.42%) Python
5 7 (18.42%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (18.42%) Serverless
6 6 (15.79%) SOLID
6 6 (15.79%) Java
6 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 6 (15.79%) MVC
6 6 (15.79%) NUnit
6 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
7 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
7 5 (13.16%) BDD
7 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
8 4 (10.53%) Docker
8 4 (10.53%) Open Source
8 4 (10.53%) Migration
8 4 (10.53%) TDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (18.42%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (18.42%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (18.42%) Serverless
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) OpenShift
3 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Route 53
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Biml
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) NUnit
2 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Advertising
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Coach
3 5 (13.16%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Software Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Software Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Web Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Product Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Product Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Service Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Web Services
2 7 (18.42%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.63%) Angular 2
4 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (2.63%) JSON Schema
4 1 (2.63%) LESS
4 1 (2.63%) OpenLayers
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Kanban
3 8 (21.05%) Coaching
3 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 6 (15.79%) MVC
4 6 (15.79%) SOLID
4 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Data Management
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Open Source
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) PLM
7 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.89%) Product Management
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) Python
3 6 (15.79%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.26%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 14001
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft