Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 42 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.07% 8.57% 7.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.74% 10.06% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 35
Devon median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £295 £290
90th Percentile £530 £480 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
South West median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +1.91%

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 391 477 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 84.45% 85.18% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 284 236
Devon median daily rate £377 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.18% +12.43% -0.07%
10th Percentile £269 £233 £185
90th Percentile £525 £511 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 43
Devon median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -12.50% +108.04%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.25 £47.13 £51.58
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -6 27 £370 -14.75% 10
Plymouth +13 5 £531 +65.76% 3
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) Python
4 10 (23.81%) C#
4 10 (23.81%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) .NET
4 10 (23.81%) Kanban
4 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (23.81%) Microservices
5 9 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (21.43%) Software Delivery
5 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 7 (16.67%) TDD
7 7 (16.67%) Spring
7 7 (16.67%) Maven
7 7 (16.67%) CSS
7 7 (16.67%) JUnit
7 7 (16.67%) HTML
7 7 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (16.67%) OO
7 7 (16.67%) Open Source
7 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 7 (16.67%) Spring Boot
7 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 7 (16.67%) Coaching
8 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (14.29%) Serverless
4 4 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (7.14%) SaaS
6 2 (4.76%) Trello
7 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (16.67%) JUnit
1 7 (16.67%) Maven
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) NUnit
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 7 (16.67%) AWS Developer
5 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Coach
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Azure Developer
7 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.14%) React Developer
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 7 (16.67%) CSS
3 7 (16.67%) HTML
3 7 (16.67%) Spring
3 7 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (11.90%) React
5 5 (11.90%) Web Services
6 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (9.52%) RESTful
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (7.14%) D3.js
7 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 3 (7.14%) jQuery
7 3 (7.14%) Node.js
7 3 (7.14%) XML
8 2 (4.76%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Cloud Native
2 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Kanban
2 10 (23.81%) Microservices
3 9 (21.43%) Software Delivery
4 7 (16.67%) Coaching
4 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (16.67%) OO
4 7 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (16.67%) Open Source
4 7 (16.67%) TDD
5 6 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (14.29%) MVC
5 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.90%) BDD
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.90%) Line Management
6 5 (11.90%) Project Management
6 5 (11.90%) UML
7 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) Python
3 10 (23.81%) C#
3 10 (23.81%) Java
4 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.76%) C
7 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.38%) AWK
8 1 (2.38%) Java 8
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft