The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 23 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 42.59% 2.44% 17.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 46.94% 3.13% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 14
Median daily rate £380 £425 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.58% +34.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 49 32 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 90.74% 78.05% 89.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 63
Median daily rate £388 £426 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.93% +21.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £810 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.83 -
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 Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Taunton

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 Taunton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
3 20 (58.82%) .NET
3 20 (58.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 19 (55.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (52.94%) C#
5 18 (52.94%) Java
6 17 (50.00%) BDD
7 11 (32.35%) Hadoop
7 11 (32.35%) MVC
8 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 10 (29.41%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
9 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
9 9 (26.47%) WPF
10 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Open Source
10 8 (23.53%) SQL
11 7 (20.59%) TDD
11 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
11 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
13 5 (14.71%) Linux
13 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
13 5 (14.71%) Apache Hive
13 5 (14.71%) Big Data
13 5 (14.71%) Cloudera

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 (14.71%) Apache Spark
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Pig
3 2 (5.88%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Hadoop
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) Apache Hive
3 5 (14.71%) Big Data
4 4 (11.76%) Apache Accumulo
4 4 (11.76%) HBase
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.76%) IntelliJ
3 4 (11.76%) Vagrant
4 3 (8.82%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
2 9 (26.47%) WPF
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.94%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
3 20 (58.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (50.00%) BDD
5 11 (32.35%) MVC
6 10 (29.41%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
7 8 (23.53%) Open Source
7 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 7 (20.59%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) Analytics
9 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics
9 4 (11.76%) Kanban
9 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning
9 4 (11.76%) Pair Programming
9 4 (11.76%) User Stories
9 4 (11.76%) Web Development
10 3 (8.82%) System Testing
10 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) C#
1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Oozie
2 4 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Cloudera
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
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