Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 36 83 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.61% 17.18% 18.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.86% 21.78% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 56 74
Somerset median daily rate £395 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.54% -13.33% +15.03%
10th Percentile £298 £213 £313
90th Percentile £615 £443 £461
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 21
Somerset median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.22% -6.29% +17.21%
10th Percentile £37.75 £39.33 £41.50
90th Percentile £42.85 £43.00 £46.94
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -4.88% -4.09% +11.76%

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 365 381 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 77.17% 78.88% 84.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 202 329
Somerset median daily rate £390 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -5.41% +12.12%
10th Percentile £162 £210 £263
90th Percentile £527 £500 £496
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 73 47
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £39.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.51% -7.60% +22.14%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.66 £12.90
90th Percentile £44.25 £43.00 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -15.65% -5.77% +36.84%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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
Bath -4 13 £413 +37.50% 11
Taunton -10 9 £345 +10.58% 3
Yeovil 0 4 - - 3
Street - 1 £688 - 1
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
4 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
4 13 (36.11%) SQL
5 11 (30.56%) C#
5 11 (30.56%) Java
5 11 (30.56%) TDD
6 10 (27.78%) HTML
6 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 9 (25.00%) CSS
7 9 (25.00%) Web Development
8 8 (22.22%) Subversion
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 7 (19.44%) MVC
9 7 (19.44%) Python
9 7 (19.44%) Maven
9 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
9 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (19.44%) Ansible
9 7 (19.44%) Docker
9 7 (19.44%) Groovy
9 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
10 6 (16.67%) TypeScript
10 6 (16.67%) Gradle
10 6 (16.67%) DevOps
10 6 (16.67%) Bitbucket
10 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing

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 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Mule
2 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) LDAP
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) HBase
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (22.22%) Subversion
4 7 (19.44%) Maven
5 6 (16.67%) Bitbucket
5 6 (16.67%) Gradle
5 6 (16.67%) JIRA
6 5 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (13.89%) ScriptRunner
6 5 (13.89%) webpack
7 4 (11.11%) Ant
7 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
8 3 (8.33%) Apache Buildr
8 3 (8.33%) IntelliJ
8 3 (8.33%) jMock
8 3 (8.33%) JUnit
8 3 (8.33%) Mercurial
8 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
9 2 (5.56%) FxCop
General
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Java Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.11%) JIRA Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Designer
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) JIRA Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.33%) UI Designer
5 3 (8.33%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (8.33%) UX Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (16.67%) .NET
3 6 (16.67%) Spring
3 6 (16.67%) Web Services
4 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
4 5 (13.89%) JSON
4 5 (13.89%) RESTful
5 4 (11.11%) Ajax
5 4 (11.11%) JSP
5 4 (11.11%) REST
5 4 (11.11%) SOAP
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.33%) EJB
6 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (8.33%) jQuery
6 3 (8.33%) JSF
6 3 (8.33%) Struts
6 3 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Client/Server
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) RIA
2 3 (8.33%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) VMS
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 9 (25.00%) Web Development
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (19.44%) MVC
5 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 6 (16.67%) DevOps
6 6 (16.67%) Kanban
6 6 (16.67%) OO
6 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Information Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
8 4 (11.11%) Change Control
8 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) Refactoring
8 4 (11.11%) Time Management
8 4 (11.11%) UML
9 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
9 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) C#
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 7 (19.44%) Groovy
4 7 (19.44%) Python
5 6 (16.67%) TypeScript
6 4 (11.11%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.56%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.78%) Ada
8 1 (2.78%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
2 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Ansible
2 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.56%) Rancher
4 1 (2.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Atlassian
2 5 (13.89%) Citrix
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) ATG
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) hybris
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore