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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 4 3 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 30.77% 23.53% 16.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 42.86% 29.63% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 20
Median daily rate £313 £464 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.61% +44.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £381 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £575 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 28 27 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 71.79% 79.41% 86.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 97
Median daily rate £290 £425 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.76% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Taunton over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Taunton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) .NET
3 22 (70.97%) C#
4 20 (64.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (58.06%) Automated Testing
6 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
6 14 (45.16%) BDD
7 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
8 12 (38.71%) Unit Testing
8 12 (38.71%) Kanban
8 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
9 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 11 (35.48%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
11 9 (29.03%) QA
12 8 (25.81%) WPF
13 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
13 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (19.35%) SpecFlow
14 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
14 6 (19.35%) Hadoop
14 6 (19.35%) MVC
14 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
14 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
14 6 (19.35%) Java
14 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
15 5 (16.13%) TDD
15 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
15 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012

Scrum
Top Related 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 4 (12.90%) NServiceBus
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) Hadoop
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (19.35%) SpecFlow
2 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
3 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.45%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Web Applications Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) WPF
3 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
7 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.45%) PostGIS
8 1 (3.23%) Velocity
8 1 (3.23%) WF
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Automated Testing
3 14 (45.16%) BDD
3 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
4 12 (38.71%) Kanban
4 12 (38.71%) Unit Testing
5 11 (35.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
7 6 (19.35%) MVC
7 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
8 5 (16.13%) Line Management
8 5 (16.13%) TDD
9 4 (12.90%) System Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
10 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
11 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.45%) Open Source
11 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Cloudera
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