The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / South West
Rank 19 26 36
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 200 187 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.77% 6.44% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 8.07% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 126 112
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £316 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 3
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.25 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.14% -10.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2101 2318 2482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.62% 79.88% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1527 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 137 87
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in the South West

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in the South West

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in the South West

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +10 60 £425 +13.33% 40
Somerset +4 41 £325 -34.34% 19
Wiltshire +11 39 £394 +5.00% 9
Gloucestershire +6 39 £425 +6.25% 13
Devon -21 6 £500 +12.35% 10
Dorset +2 1 £425 +13.33% 3
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 435 (93.95%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (30.02%) C#
3 134 (28.94%) Java
4 122 (26.35%) .NET
5 120 (25.92%) Security Cleared
6 116 (25.05%) JavaScript
7 104 (22.46%) Finance
8 95 (20.52%) HTML
9 91 (19.65%) MVC
10 87 (18.79%) SQL Server
11 86 (18.57%) CSS
12 79 (17.06%) BDD
13 76 (16.41%) Software Engineering
14 72 (15.55%) SC Cleared
15 70 (15.12%) Oracle
16 65 (14.04%) SQL
16 65 (14.04%) ASP.NET
16 65 (14.04%) AngularJS
17 62 (13.39%) Microsoft
18 60 (12.96%) Web Services
18 60 (12.96%) TDD
18 60 (12.96%) REST
19 58 (12.53%) XML
19 58 (12.53%) Kanban
20 57 (12.31%) Selenium
21 55 (11.88%) Git (software)
22 52 (11.23%) Cucumber
22 52 (11.23%) DevOps
22 52 (11.23%) User Experience
23 49 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (4.32%) Confluence
2 15 (3.24%) Apache
3 13 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.81%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.38%) JBoss
5 9 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.73%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.30%) NServiceBus
8 5 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.86%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.65%) IIS
10 3 (0.65%) Mule
10 3 (0.65%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.65%) SAS
11 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.43%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.65%) CPLEX
3 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (6.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.22%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.38%) SaaS
4 6 (1.30%) PaaS
5 5 (1.08%) GitHub
6 4 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.65%) Heroku
7 3 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.43%) IaaS
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.51%) Internet
1 7 (1.51%) LDAP
1 7 (1.51%) VoIP
2 6 (1.30%) PuTTY
2 6 (1.30%) WinSCP
3 4 (0.86%) HTTP
4 3 (0.65%) ATM
4 3 (0.65%) SSH
5 2 (0.43%) DMZ
5 2 (0.43%) Firewall
5 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.22%) SSL
6 1 (0.22%) VPN
6 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.91%) Oracle Database
3 23 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.24%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.81%) Hadoop
6 13 (2.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (2.59%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.38%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.51%) Big Data
10 7 (1.51%) MySQL
10 7 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.30%) NonStop SQL
11 6 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.86%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (12.31%) Selenium
2 55 (11.88%) Git (software)
3 52 (11.23%) Cucumber
4 49 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 45 (9.72%) JIRA
6 43 (9.29%) Jenkins
7 31 (6.70%) Maven
7 31 (6.70%) Visual Studio
8 30 (6.48%) Ant
8 30 (6.48%) Eclipse
9 28 (6.05%) JUnit
10 26 (5.62%) SpecFlow
11 22 (4.75%) TeamCity
12 18 (3.89%) WebDriver
13 15 (3.24%) Subversion
14 14 (3.02%) Rational DOORS
15 12 (2.59%) Bitbucket
16 10 (2.16%) Toad
17 9 (1.94%) Jasmine
18 8 (1.73%) Gradle
General
1 104 (22.46%) Finance
2 37 (7.99%) Marketing
3 35 (7.56%) Banking
4 34 (7.34%) Telecoms
5 32 (6.91%) Manufacturing
6 29 (6.26%) Electronics
7 21 (4.54%) Retail
8 13 (2.81%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.73%) Military
10 6 (1.30%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.08%) Back Office
11 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.08%) Games
12 3 (0.65%) Publishing
12 3 (0.65%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 194 (41.90%) Developer
2 63 (13.61%) Java Developer
3 59 (12.74%) Analyst
4 55 (11.88%) .NET Developer
5 43 (9.29%) C# Developer
6 38 (8.21%) Business Analyst
7 29 (6.26%) Architect
8 27 (5.83%) Scrum Master
9 25 (5.40%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (5.18%) Software Engineer
11 22 (4.75%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (4.75%) Test Analyst
12 21 (4.54%) Java Engineer
13 20 (4.32%) Tester
14 19 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (3.89%) Software Developer
16 16 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 16 (3.46%) Automation Test Analyst
16 16 (3.46%) Test Engineer
17 15 (3.24%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (26.35%) .NET
2 95 (20.52%) HTML
3 86 (18.57%) CSS
4 65 (14.04%) AngularJS
4 65 (14.04%) ASP.NET
5 60 (12.96%) REST
5 60 (12.96%) Web Services
6 58 (12.53%) XML
7 47 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (9.94%) SOAP
8 46 (9.94%) Spring
9 43 (9.29%) HTML5
10 38 (8.21%) jQuery
11 37 (7.99%) Hibernate
12 35 (7.56%) JSON
13 33 (7.13%) .NET Framework
14 27 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (5.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (5.40%) J2EE
16 23 (4.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.23%) User Experience
2 13 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.38%) RIA
4 8 (1.73%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.51%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.51%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.30%) CESG
6 6 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.08%) Web 2.0
8 4 (0.86%) Graphic Design
8 4 (0.86%) iPhone
9 3 (0.65%) Blog
9 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.65%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.65%) Wiki
10 2 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.22%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.86%) Linux
2 37 (7.99%) Windows
3 13 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.16%) Android
5 9 (1.94%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.73%) Unix
7 6 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.08%) CentOS
9 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (93.95%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (19.65%) MVC
3 79 (17.06%) BDD
4 76 (16.41%) Software Engineering
5 60 (12.96%) TDD
6 58 (12.53%) Kanban
7 52 (11.23%) DevOps
8 46 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (9.94%) OO
8 46 (9.94%) Unit Testing
9 39 (8.42%) Automated Testing
10 38 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (7.56%) PRINCE2
12 34 (7.34%) User Stories
13 33 (7.13%) Programme Management
14 30 (6.48%) Project Management
14 30 (6.48%) SDLC
14 30 (6.48%) Waterfall
15 29 (6.26%) UML
16 28 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 139 (30.02%) C#
2 134 (28.94%) Java
3 116 (25.05%) JavaScript
4 65 (14.04%) SQL
5 29 (6.26%) C++
6 27 (5.83%) Python
7 24 (5.18%) C
8 16 (3.46%) Ruby
9 15 (3.24%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.81%) Perl
11 12 (2.59%) Scala
12 9 (1.94%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.73%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.30%) Ada
14 6 (1.30%) F#
15 5 (1.08%) VB
16 4 (0.86%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.86%) XPath
17 3 (0.65%) Groovy
17 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 120 (25.92%) Security Cleared
2 72 (15.55%) SC Cleared
3 44 (9.50%) ISEB
4 35 (7.56%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.02%) APMG
6 13 (2.81%) Degree
7 11 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (2.38%) ISTQB
8 10 (2.16%) CISSP
9 6 (1.30%) CLAS
10 4 (0.86%) CISA
10 4 (0.86%) IIBA
10 4 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.22%) APMP
11 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.48%) QA
2 10 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.86%) PMO
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (4.54%) Docker
2 12 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.73%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.30%) vSphere
5 4 (0.86%) Firmware
6 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (3.24%) Ansible
2 11 (2.38%) Puppet
3 6 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.30%) vRealize
4 2 (0.43%) CloudHub
4 2 (0.43%) Kibana
4 2 (0.43%) Oozie
4 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (15.12%) Oracle
2 62 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.05%) SAP
4 19 (4.10%) VMware
5 10 (2.16%) HP
5 10 (2.16%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.94%) ATG
6 9 (1.94%) IBM
6 9 (1.94%) Sencha
7 6 (1.30%) Google
8 4 (0.86%) Sybase
9 3 (0.65%) ILOG
10 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.43%) BEA
10 2 (0.43%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.43%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.43%) Telerik
11 1 (0.22%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.22%) VeriFone
11 1 (0.22%) WorldPay
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Posted: 30 minutes ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 1 hour ago
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £360 per day + flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + working inside IR35
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £370 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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