Period
to 15 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 28 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.00% 6.35% 8.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.09% 7.46% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 27
Devon median daily rate £327 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.20% -7.78% +41.18%
10th Percentile £213 £295 £306
90th Percentile £585 £479 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Devon median hourly rate - £32.50 -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.33% +7.64%

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 395 536 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 84.58% 85.08% 81.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 352 209
Devon median daily rate £377 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.74% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £268 £263 £188
90th Percentile £519 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 34
Devon median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% -17.65% +123.68%
10th Percentile £9.82 £11.62 £17.33
90th Percentile £43.25 £45.13 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +7.69%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -9 21 £327 -24.65% 9
Plymouth +17 2 £500 +42.86% 3
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 10 (35.71%) MVC
5 9 (32.14%) TDD
5 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 8 (28.57%) RESTful
6 8 (28.57%) BDD
6 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 8 (28.57%) Python
6 8 (28.57%) NUnit
7 7 (25.00%) Web Design
7 7 (25.00%) Open Source
7 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (25.00%) SaaS
7 7 (25.00%) SOLID
8 6 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (21.43%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) HTML
9 5 (17.86%) CSS
9 5 (17.86%) Microservices
10 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 4 (14.29%) Coaching

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 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (25.00%) SaaS
2 6 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (14.29%) Serverless
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
4 2 (7.14%) Route 53
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) NUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) AWS Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (10.71%) React Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Web Services
2 10 (35.71%) .NET
3 8 (28.57%) RESTful
4 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) React
5 4 (14.29%) Spring
5 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (10.71%) D3.js
6 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.71%) jQuery
6 3 (10.71%) Node.js
7 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
7 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (35.71%) MVC
4 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (32.14%) TDD
5 8 (28.57%) BDD
5 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) Open Source
6 7 (25.00%) SOLID
6 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Web Design
7 5 (17.86%) Microservices
8 4 (14.29%) Coaching
8 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) OO
8 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) UML
9 3 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Python
4 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.57%) AWK
8 1 (3.57%) Java 8
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) AWS Certification
1 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GCP
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle