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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 24 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.08% 1.67% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.07% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% -0.58%  

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 85 193 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 91.40% 80.75% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 118 104
Median daily rate £413 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 19
Median hourly rate £10.98 £42.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.01% +32.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £15.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Graphic Design
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
3 4 (66.67%) Android
3 4 (66.67%) iPhone
3 4 (66.67%) User Experience
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (66.67%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Kentico
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

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 1 (16.67%) Kentico
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Applications Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Graphic Design
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) ES6
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft