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 3 months to 22 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 / Dorset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.31% 2.77% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 3.55% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +22.85%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 105 197 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 80.77% 77.87% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 141 84
Median daily rate £375 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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 3 months to 22 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
Bournemouth +7 3 - - 4
Scrum
South West

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

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Ember.js
2 3 (75.00%) Fintech
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) React
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Ada
2 3 (75.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 3 (75.00%) W3C
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (25.00%) ES6
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Ember.js
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) React
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Fintech
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
1 3 (75.00%) W3C
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Ada
3 1 (25.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Degree