The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 7 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.93% 12.24% 10.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.16% 18.18% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 16
Median daily rate £365 £400 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -11.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

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
38 66 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 67.86% 67.35% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 81
Median daily rate £365 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 20 February 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Confluence
5 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) Big Data
6 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.67%) Anypoint
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
4 1 (6.67%) Mule
4 1 (6.67%) Mule ESB
4 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.67%) OrientDB
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
4 3 (20.00%) Ant
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) Hudson
4 3 (20.00%) JUnit
5 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (13.33%) Gradle
5 2 (13.33%) Maven
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.67%) EasyMock
6 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Electronics
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) EJB
2 4 (26.67%) Java EE
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) JMS
3 3 (20.00%) XSLT
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) Kendo UI
4 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (13.33%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Wiki
2 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) High Availability
6 3 (20.00%) MapReduce
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (13.33%) OOD
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
7 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (6.67%) C
7 1 (6.67%) Groovy
7 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (6.67%) Ruby
7 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) CloudHub
1 1 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Zend