Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 20 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +37
Contract jobs citing Scrum 50 35 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 8.68% 7.54% 13.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.06% 9.72% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 59
Devon median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -14.63%
10th Percentile £255 £289 £293
90th Percentile £488 £525 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £33.75 - -
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £41.90
% change year-on-year -4.38% -4.53% +9.54%

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 497 360 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 86.28% 77.59% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 221 316
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £230 £185 £259
90th Percentile £550 £500 £518
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 16
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £23.78 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.21% -33.50% +66.28%
10th Percentile £23.64 £11.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £46.63 £51.60 £42.88
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

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 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +5 27 £400 +14.29% 3
Plymouth -13 7 £321 -35.90% 1
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 45 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) Kanban
3 15 (30.00%) Coaching
4 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (22.00%) Java
6 10 (20.00%) SQL
6 10 (20.00%) Python
7 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (18.00%) Software Delivery
8 8 (16.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (16.00%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (16.00%) Serverless
8 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (16.00%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (14.00%) Project Management
9 7 (14.00%) Web Services
9 7 (14.00%) .NET
9 7 (14.00%) Docker
9 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.00%) Migration
11 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
11 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
12 4 (8.00%) Data Management
12 4 (8.00%) Software Testing

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 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (16.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (16.00%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (16.00%) Serverless
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) Biml
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) NUnit
3 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) FxCop
4 1 (2.00%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Coach
4 6 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Software Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Web Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
1 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (4.00%) NHS
1 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) Kanban
3 15 (30.00%) Coaching
4 9 (18.00%) Software Delivery
5 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (14.00%) Project Management
6 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
9 4 (8.00%) BDD
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Data Management
9 4 (8.00%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.00%) TDD
9 4 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) Java
2 10 (20.00%) Python
2 10 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) HND
3 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO 14001
1 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.00%) PMO
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft