Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 24 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -26
Contract jobs citing Scrum 30 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.69% 6.07% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 6.99% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 14
Devon median daily rate £488 £351 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -29.80% +16.96%
10th Percentile £308 £271 £292
90th Percentile £540 £640 £568
South West median daily rate £475 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Devon median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -
South West median hourly rate £46.75 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +8.72% +4.88% -3.53%

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 467 472 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 88.61% 86.76% 84.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 270 277
Devon median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £280 £215
90th Percentile £613 £570 £547
South West median daily rate £450 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +11.34% +1.04% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 15
Devon median hourly rate £28.70 £35.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.72% -4.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.88 £12.10
90th Percentile £134.39 £47.50 £43.60
South West median hourly rate £42.13 £30.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +39.26% -22.44% -2.50%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 +10 22 £488 +49.08% 10
Plymouth -3 3 £325 - 1
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.33%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) Finance
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (13.33%) Microservices
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Open Source
5 3 (10.00%) SaaS
5 3 (10.00%) Kanban
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (6.67%) JUnit
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Windows
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) .NET
6 2 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) Apache
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (6.67%) ERP

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 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) SaaS
3 2 (6.67%) Trello
4 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) L2TP
1 1 (3.33%) MPLS
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Gradle
1 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
1 2 (6.67%) JUnit
1 2 (6.67%) Maven
1 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
1 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Scrum Master
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Product Owner
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) CSS
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Core
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.67%) Redux
3 2 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) Spring
3 2 (6.67%) Spring Boot
3 2 (6.67%) Zuul
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) Django
4 1 (3.33%) React
4 1 (3.33%) Sass
4 1 (3.33%) Vue.js
4 1 (3.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.33%) Microservices
4 3 (10.00%) Kanban
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Open Source
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) Defect Management
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Identification
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) User Stories
6 1 (3.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C#
1 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft