Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 59 53 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.46% 11.55% 18.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.94% 15.77% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 69
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £298 £213 £304
90th Percentile £488 £458 £403
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 36
Somerset median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £42.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.60% +17.71%
10th Percentile £37.75 £39.55 £30.00
90th Percentile £42.85 £43.00 £45.50
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year -2.50% -3.67% +8.56%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 395 336 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 76.70% 73.20% 83.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 183 349
Somerset median daily rate £375 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.99% -3.31% +9.85%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £512 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 54 66
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £37.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% -11.31% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.48 £16.13
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Taunton +1 31 £365 +12.31%
Bath 0 17 £375 +7.14% 6
Yeovil -3 5 £475 -
Street - 1 £688 -
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 54 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) C#
2 25 (42.37%) Test Automation
3 23 (38.98%) Java
4 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
5 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
6 17 (28.81%) SQL
7 16 (27.12%) .NET
8 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
8 15 (25.42%) BDD
8 15 (25.42%) Acceptance Criteria
9 14 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
9 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
10 13 (22.03%) MVC
10 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
11 12 (20.34%) TDD
12 11 (18.64%) AngularJS
12 11 (18.64%) Ansible
12 11 (18.64%) Docker
12 11 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
13 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
13 10 (16.95%) Linux
14 9 (15.25%) Python
14 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
14 9 (15.25%) Web Development
14 9 (15.25%) Groovy
14 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
14 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (8.47%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.78%) Apache Pig
3 3 (5.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.39%) nginx
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Internet
1 2 (3.39%) SMS
2 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Big Data
2 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.47%) HBase
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
1 14 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.86%) Maven
3 7 (11.86%) Subversion
4 6 (10.17%) Eclipse
4 6 (10.17%) Gradle
4 6 (10.17%) JIRA
4 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
5 5 (8.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (8.47%) Bitbucket
5 5 (8.47%) IntelliJ
5 5 (8.47%) ScriptRunner
6 4 (6.78%) SpecFlow
6 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.78%) Vagrant
7 3 (5.08%) Grunt
7 3 (5.08%) Selenium
8 2 (3.39%) FxCop
8 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Military
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Java Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Software Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Java Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Designer
6 5 (8.47%) UI Designer
6 5 (8.47%) UI/UX Designer
6 5 (8.47%) UX Designer
7 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) AngularJS
3 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (11.86%) HTML
5 7 (11.86%) RESTful
5 7 (11.86%) Web Services
6 6 (10.17%) CSS
6 6 (10.17%) JSON
6 6 (10.17%) Spring
7 5 (8.47%) jQuery
7 5 (8.47%) React
8 4 (6.78%) D3.js
8 4 (6.78%) J2EE
8 4 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (6.78%) Spring Boot
9 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.08%) Ajax
9 3 (5.08%) JSP
9 3 (5.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) User Experience
2 5 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.78%) Cloud Native
4 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.39%) RIA
5 2 (3.39%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) Test Automation
3 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
4 15 (25.42%) Acceptance Criteria
4 15 (25.42%) BDD
5 13 (22.03%) MVC
6 12 (20.34%) TDD
7 11 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
8 9 (15.25%) Web Development
9 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.17%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (10.17%) DevOps
10 6 (10.17%) Front End Development
10 6 (10.17%) Microservices
10 6 (10.17%) OO
10 6 (10.17%) Pair Programming
10 6 (10.17%) Project Management
11 5 (8.47%) Kanban
11 5 (8.47%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) C#
2 23 (38.98%) Java
3 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
4 17 (28.81%) SQL
5 9 (15.25%) Groovy
5 9 (15.25%) Python
6 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.78%) C++
6 4 (6.78%) Kotlin
7 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.69%) Ada
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) MCP
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Docker
2 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Ansible
2 5 (8.47%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.78%) Oozie
3 4 (6.78%) Rancher
4 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.47%) Citrix
2 5 (8.47%) VMware
3 4 (6.78%) Cloudera
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 2 (3.39%) ATG
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.69%) Telerik