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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 23 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.16% 5.94% 8.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 7.51% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 12
Median daily rate £436 £328 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.05% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £377
% change year-on-year - +12.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +5.23% +16.57%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 276 173 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 82.39% 79.00% 69.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 96 96
Median daily rate £400 £340 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -6.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +105.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +14 19 £438 +34.61% 4
Plymouth - 4 £363 - 2
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Java
3 11 (36.67%) Kanban
4 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.00%) CSS
5 6 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (16.67%) Coaching
6 5 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) Docker
7 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) PMP
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
8 3 (10.00%) Web Services
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Pair Programming

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 (3.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.33%) JBoss
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (10.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Calabash
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.67%) Local Government
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Architect
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Coach
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) CSS
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.00%) CSS3
3 3 (10.00%) Dojo
3 3 (10.00%) HTML5
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) .NET
4 2 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Wicket
5 1 (3.33%) Ember.js
5 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) Lucene
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
5 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Kanban
3 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.67%) Coaching
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.33%) BDD
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Line Management
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) PMP
4 2 (6.67%) APMP
4 2 (6.67%) PgMP
4 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £295 per day
Posted: 4 days ago