Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 14 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 43 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.37% 8.76% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.72% 10.02% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 37
Devon median daily rate £450 £365 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -15.51% +16.76%
10th Percentile £310 £252 £297
90th Percentile £530 £488 £530
South West median daily rate £460 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% -8.54% -3.24%

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 401 459 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 87.36% 87.43% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 262 248
Devon median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £206 £183
90th Percentile £541 £572 £504
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 39
Devon median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +50.38% -36.23%
10th Percentile £9.42 £27.63 £10.90
90th Percentile £37.43 £47.50 £48.72
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.38%

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 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Devon

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 15 December 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 -2 29 £400 +9.59% 12
Plymouth +7 5 £531 +80.08% 2
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) Kanban
4 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (25.58%) Python
5 10 (23.26%) .NET
6 9 (20.93%) Java
6 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
6 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
6 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
6 9 (20.93%) Microservices
6 9 (20.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (20.93%) Software Delivery
7 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
7 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
8 7 (16.28%) Web Services
8 7 (16.28%) JUnit
8 7 (16.28%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (16.28%) OO
8 7 (16.28%) TDD
8 7 (16.28%) Spring
8 7 (16.28%) Maven
8 7 (16.28%) Coaching
8 7 (16.28%) Spring Boot
8 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
8 7 (16.28%) BDD
8 7 (16.28%) Open Source
9 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (13.95%) Git (software)

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.93%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.95%) Serverless
4 4 (9.30%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (9.30%) Trello
5 3 (6.98%) SaaS
6 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
1 7 (16.28%) JUnit
1 7 (16.28%) Maven
2 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) NUnit
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.33%) Local Government
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (16.28%) AWS Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Coach
7 3 (6.98%) Azure Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum Master
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
3 7 (16.28%) Spring
3 7 (16.28%) Spring Boot
3 7 (16.28%) Web Services
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (11.63%) CSS
5 5 (11.63%) HTML
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.98%) jQuery
7 3 (6.98%) React
7 3 (6.98%) RESTful
7 3 (6.98%) XML
8 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (4.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Kanban
3 9 (20.93%) Microservices
3 9 (20.93%) Software Delivery
4 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
5 7 (16.28%) BDD
5 7 (16.28%) Coaching
5 7 (16.28%) OO
5 7 (16.28%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (16.28%) Open Source
5 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (13.95%) MVC
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.63%) Line Management
7 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.63%) Project Management
7 5 (11.63%) UML
8 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) C#
3 11 (25.58%) Python
4 9 (20.93%) Java
4 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) C
7 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.33%) AWK
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft