Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 22 October 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 > Dorset
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 42 31
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 13 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.55% 1.08% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 1.44% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Dorset median daily rate £430 £275 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.36% -24.76% +32.91%
10th Percentile £408 £201 £325
90th Percentile £435 £478 £456
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Dorset median hourly rate - - £37.50
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% +1.91% +0.64%

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 Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 237 348 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 82.87% 75.49% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 245 182
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £259 £218 £201
90th Percentile £488 £538 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 44
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £19.75 £41.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.35% -52.26% +148.21%
10th Percentile £31.80 £13.20 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £31.35 £48.38
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year -0.71% -7.24% +55.10%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Dorset

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Dorset

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Dorset

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Bournemouth +19 11 £433 +15.33% 1
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Spring
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (46.15%) Thymeleaf
5 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 5 (38.46%) SOAP
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 5 (38.46%) Maven
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Web Development
6 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
6 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) REST
7 3 (23.08%) HTML5
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) CSS3
7 3 (23.08%) Gradle
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) RESTful
7 3 (23.08%) Banking

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) Maven
4 3 (23.08%) Gradle
5 2 (15.38%) FxCop
5 2 (15.38%) NUnit
5 2 (15.38%) ReSharper
6 1 (7.69%) Grunt
6 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Developer
3 4 (30.77%) UI Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
6 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) Spring
1 6 (46.15%) Thymeleaf
2 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 5 (38.46%) SOAP
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Ember.js
5 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Fintech
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) W3C
3 1 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.69%) Garbage Collection
6 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Ada
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) ECMAScript
3 1 (7.69%) ES6
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) Guidewire
2 1 (7.69%) Isilon
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp
2 1 (7.69%) SolidFire