The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 11 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.46% 12.08% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 15.13% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 0
Average daily rate £400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
Scrum
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 119 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 68.75% 79.87% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 80 22
Average daily rate £425 £450 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Cheltenham region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Kanban
7 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) Confluence
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) OO
7 3 (23.08%) JBoss
7 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) HTTP
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Service Management
7 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Confluence
1 3 (23.08%) JBoss
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) AMQP
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.69%) EasyMock
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) EJB
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Java EE
3 1 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSF
3 1 (7.69%) Kendo UI
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XForms
3 1 (7.69%) XSD
3 1 (7.69%) XSL
3 1 (7.69%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ada
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) XPath
3 1 (7.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) MCPD
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Rally
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Zend
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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