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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 12 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.76% 2.50% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.84% 3.33% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 2
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£428 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £38.90
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.46%
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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
101 60 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 74.26% 75.00% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 24 23
Average daily rate £420 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £248 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £13.85 £36.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
2 19 (65.52%) DV Cleared
2 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
3 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (62.07%) Perl
3 18 (62.07%) Python
4 17 (58.62%) OO
4 17 (58.62%) Release Management
5 16 (55.17%) ClearCase
5 16 (55.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 16 (55.17%) Subversion
6 15 (51.72%) UNIX
7 14 (48.28%) Ruby
7 14 (48.28%) Bash Shell
8 13 (44.83%) Apache Ivy
8 13 (44.83%) Maven
8 13 (44.83%) Lua
8 13 (44.83%) Ant
8 13 (44.83%) PHP
9 10 (34.48%) OOD
10 9 (31.03%) Sun
10 9 (31.03%) Sun Certification
10 9 (31.03%) J2EE
10 9 (31.03%) OCPJP
11 7 (24.14%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
11 7 (24.14%) User Stories
12 6 (20.69%) MSTest

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
1 5 (17.24%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 16 (55.17%) ClearCase
1 16 (55.17%) Subversion
2 13 (44.83%) Maven
2 13 (44.83%) Ant
2 13 (44.83%) Apache Ivy
3 6 (20.69%) NUnit
3 6 (20.69%) MSTest
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.90%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) J2EE
2 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
2 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) .NET
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (17.24%) REST
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) WPF
4 1 (3.45%) WF
4 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.45%) LINQ
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (58.62%) Release Management
3 17 (58.62%) OO
4 10 (34.48%) OOD
5 7 (24.14%) TDD
5 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
5 7 (24.14%) User Stories
6 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (17.24%) CQRS
6 5 (17.24%) BDD
6 5 (17.24%) Progressive Enhancement
6 5 (17.24%) MVC
6 5 (17.24%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Test Management
7 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Java
1 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) Perl
2 18 (62.07%) Python
3 14 (48.28%) Ruby
3 14 (48.28%) Bash Shell
4 13 (44.83%) Lua
4 13 (44.83%) PHP
5 6 (20.69%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) C#
7 2 (6.90%) SQL
8 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) DV Cleared
1 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) Sun Certification
2 9 (31.03%) OCPJP
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) VCP4
3 2 (6.90%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Sun
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