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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South West / Somerset
Rank 6 8 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 42 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.10% 13.69% 8.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.61% 16.98% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 24
Median daily rate £325 £495 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.34% +53.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £360 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £573 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.79% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% -10.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.40 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.11% -0.24%  

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 164 212 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.47% 80.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 109 159
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 16
Median hourly rate £40.75 £42.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.55% +11.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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
Yeovil +3 14 £450 -14.28%
Taunton -1 12 £313 -32.61% 4
Bath +5 10 £350 -30.00% 11
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

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

1 90 (98.90%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (67.03%) C#
3 41 (45.05%) .NET
3 41 (45.05%) Software Engineering
4 38 (41.76%) Java
5 37 (40.66%) Security Cleared
6 30 (32.97%) SC Cleared
7 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
8 25 (27.47%) SQL
9 24 (26.37%) UML
9 24 (26.37%) MVC
10 23 (25.27%) C++
10 23 (25.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (25.27%) Time Management
11 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
11 22 (24.18%) OO
11 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET
12 21 (23.08%) Automated Testing
12 21 (23.08%) Unit Testing
13 19 (20.88%) BDD
13 19 (20.88%) HTML
14 17 (18.68%) Finance
14 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
15 16 (17.58%) Eclipse
16 15 (16.48%) Pair Programming
17 14 (15.38%) Kanban
17 14 (15.38%) Web Development
18 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
18 13 (14.29%) User Experience
18 13 (14.29%) TDD

Scrum
Top Related 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 4 (4.40%) Apache
1 4 (4.40%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.10%) CMS
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.10%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) LDAP
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.59%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.20%) Big Data
6 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.20%) QGIS
6 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.20%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.10%) DB2
7 1 (1.10%) Informix
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (25.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
3 16 (17.58%) Eclipse
4 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.89%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (9.89%) Visual Studio
5 7 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.69%) Maven
5 7 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 7 (7.69%) Subversion
6 6 (6.59%) Ant
6 6 (6.59%) Apache Buildr
6 6 (6.59%) JIRA
6 6 (6.59%) jMock
6 6 (6.59%) JUnit
6 6 (6.59%) Mercurial
7 5 (5.49%) Gradle
7 5 (5.49%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.30%) Selenium
8 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Aerospace
2 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.30%) Military
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Electronics
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) Software Engineer
3 16 (17.58%) Java Engineer
4 15 (16.48%) .NET Developer
4 15 (16.48%) C# Developer
5 13 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (13.19%) Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) Test Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Architect
9 7 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.59%) HTML Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Manual Test Analyst
11 5 (5.49%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (45.05%) .NET
2 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.88%) HTML
4 13 (14.29%) CSS
5 11 (12.09%) WPF
6 10 (10.99%) JSP
7 9 (9.89%) .NET Framework
7 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (8.79%) Ajax
8 8 (8.79%) HTML5
8 8 (8.79%) Web Services
9 7 (7.69%) EJB
9 7 (7.69%) Hibernate
9 7 (7.69%) SOAP
9 7 (7.69%) Spring
9 7 (7.69%) XML
10 6 (6.59%) JSF
10 6 (6.59%) JSON
10 6 (6.59%) RESTful
10 6 (6.59%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) User Experience
2 11 (12.09%) RIA
3 5 (5.49%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.10%) Animation
4 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.10%) HTC Vive
4 1 (1.10%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Linux
1 5 (5.49%) Windows
2 2 (2.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (98.90%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.05%) Software Engineering
3 24 (26.37%) MVC
3 24 (26.37%) UML
4 23 (25.27%) Time Management
5 22 (24.18%) OO
6 21 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 21 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 19 (20.88%) BDD
8 15 (16.48%) Pair Programming
9 14 (15.38%) Kanban
9 14 (15.38%) Web Development
10 13 (14.29%) TDD
11 11 (12.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (7.69%) Manual Testing
14 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
14 6 (6.59%) Programme Management
14 6 (6.59%) Refactoring
14 6 (6.59%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 61 (67.03%) C#
2 38 (41.76%) Java
3 25 (27.47%) SQL
4 23 (25.27%) C++
5 10 (10.99%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.59%) Ada
7 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.30%) Python
7 3 (3.30%) Ruby
8 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (40.66%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.97%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Ansible
2 2 (2.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) Oracle
3 8 (8.79%) ATG
4 4 (4.40%) Sybase
5 3 (3.30%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) BEA
6 2 (2.20%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.10%) hybris
7 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.10%) VeriFone
7 1 (1.10%) WorldPay
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