Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 31 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 24.03% 25.74% 25.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 32.91% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 45
Taunton median daily rate £365 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% +8.53%
10th Percentile £270 £213 £288
90th Percentile £434 £478 £400
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.60% +17.71%

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 Taunton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Taunton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 93 79 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 72.09% 78.22% 89.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 54 147
Taunton median daily rate £350 £345 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -6.38% +5.29%
10th Percentile £145 £178 £304
90th Percentile £435 £497 £471
Somerset median daily rate £375 £351 £363
% change year-on-year +6.99% -3.31% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Taunton median hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -3.85% -14.75%
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £37.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year +8.05% -11.31% +20.00%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Taunton

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 Taunton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) C#
3 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
4 14 (45.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
5 13 (41.94%) BDD
6 12 (38.71%) Java
6 12 (38.71%) .NET
7 11 (35.48%) Acceptance Criteria
8 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
9 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
9 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
10 8 (25.81%) TDD
10 8 (25.81%) MVC
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (19.35%) Front End Development
11 6 (19.35%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
11 6 (19.35%) Linux
12 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
12 5 (16.13%) Web Development
12 5 (16.13%) Typography
12 5 (16.13%) User Experience
13 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
13 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
13 4 (12.90%) Apache Hive

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 4 (12.90%) Apache Pig
1 4 (12.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Hive
2 4 (12.90%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.90%) HBase
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.90%) SpecFlow
3 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
4 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.68%) Grunt
4 3 (9.68%) IntelliJ
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Designer
3 5 (16.13%) UI Designer
3 5 (16.13%) UI/UX Designer
3 5 (16.13%) UX Designer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.68%) WCF
4 3 (9.68%) WPF
5 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
3 13 (41.94%) BDD
4 11 (35.48%) Acceptance Criteria
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
7 8 (25.81%) MVC
7 8 (25.81%) TDD
8 6 (19.35%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (19.35%) Front End Development
9 5 (16.13%) Typography
9 5 (16.13%) Web Development
10 4 (12.90%) Analytics
10 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
10 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
10 4 (12.90%) Machine Learning
10 4 (12.90%) Open Source
11 3 (9.68%) Line Management
11 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
11 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Ansible
1 4 (12.90%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Cloudera