The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 27 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 / Somerset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 19 11
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 35 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 16.75% 6.97% 10.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.47% 9.14% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 20
Median daily rate £388 £394 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +22.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £348 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +4.65% +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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 163 186 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 77.99% 76.23% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 96 150
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 29
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -0.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.83 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
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 Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Somerset

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Somerset over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Somerset

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Somerset

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 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
Taunton +7 23 £380 -10.58% 3
Bath +4 8 £425 +13.33% 5
Yeovil -2 2 £475 -
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 73 (96.05%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (60.53%) Java
3 37 (48.68%) C#
3 37 (48.68%) Test Automation
4 28 (36.84%) SQL
4 28 (36.84%) .NET
5 26 (34.21%) Software Engineering
6 24 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (30.26%) MVC
8 21 (27.63%) BDD
9 20 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (26.32%) Unit Testing
9 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 19 (25.00%) Eclipse
10 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 17 (22.37%) Docker
11 17 (22.37%) TDD
12 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
13 15 (19.74%) Oracle
13 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
13 15 (19.74%) Web Services
14 14 (18.42%) XML
14 14 (18.42%) UML
14 14 (18.42%) Pair Programming
14 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
14 14 (18.42%) RESTful
15 13 (17.11%) Time Management
15 13 (17.11%) Hibernate
15 13 (17.11%) OO

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (6.58%) Apache Spark
1 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.26%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
3 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.63%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.58%) Apache Hive
4 5 (6.58%) Big Data
5 4 (5.26%) Apache Accumulo
5 4 (5.26%) HBase
6 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.63%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.32%) QGIS
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
5 12 (15.79%) Maven
6 11 (14.47%) IntelliJ
7 10 (13.16%) Visual Studio
8 9 (11.84%) Subversion
9 8 (10.53%) Ant
9 8 (10.53%) Apache Buildr
9 8 (10.53%) JIRA
9 8 (10.53%) jMock
9 8 (10.53%) JUnit
9 8 (10.53%) Mercurial
10 7 (9.21%) Gradle
10 7 (9.21%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (5.26%) Selenium
11 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
12 3 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (3.95%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Electronics
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Military
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) .NET Developer
2 15 (19.74%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Java Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Architect
6 7 (9.21%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.89%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) C# Application Developer
10 3 (3.95%) C++ Applications Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Java Applications Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.84%) .NET
2 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
2 15 (19.74%) Web Services
3 14 (18.42%) RESTful
3 14 (18.42%) XML
4 13 (17.11%) Hibernate
5 12 (15.79%) CSS
5 12 (15.79%) HTML
6 10 (13.16%) JSP
7 9 (11.84%) Ajax
7 9 (11.84%) SOAP
7 9 (11.84%) Spring
7 9 (11.84%) WPF
8 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (10.53%) EJB
8 8 (10.53%) JSF
8 8 (10.53%) JSON
8 8 (10.53%) Struts
9 7 (9.21%) JPA
10 6 (7.89%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) RIA
2 9 (11.84%) User Experience
3 7 (9.21%) Web 2.0
4 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Animation
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) HTC Vive
6 1 (1.32%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (96.05%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.68%) Test Automation
3 26 (34.21%) Software Engineering
4 24 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (30.26%) MVC
6 21 (27.63%) BDD
7 20 (26.32%) Unit Testing
8 17 (22.37%) TDD
9 14 (18.42%) Pair Programming
9 14 (18.42%) UML
10 13 (17.11%) OO
10 13 (17.11%) Time Management
11 10 (13.16%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (11.84%) DevOps
12 9 (11.84%) Web Development
13 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
13 8 (10.53%) Open Source
13 8 (10.53%) Refactoring
13 8 (10.53%) XML Parsing
14 7 (9.21%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Java
2 37 (48.68%) C#
3 28 (36.84%) SQL
4 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 13 (17.11%) C++
6 5 (6.58%) Ada
7 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.95%) Python
8 3 (3.95%) Ruby
9 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) MCP
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) Docker
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) Ansible
2 5 (6.58%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) ATG
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.58%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.95%) Sybase
5 3 (3.95%) VMware
6 2 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) BEA
7 1 (1.32%) hybris
7 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.32%) Telerik
Taunton, Somerset
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