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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.07% 6.08% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 7.96% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £475 £464 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.37% -9.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
95 113 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 77.24% 76.35% 67.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 89 39
Median daily rate £400 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £42.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Selenium
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Validation
7 2 (16.67%) ISEB
7 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Confluence
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) V-Model
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) User Stories
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (8.33%) OrientDB
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) EasyMock
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) EJB
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) JSF
2 1 (8.33%) Kendo UI
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Swing
2 1 (8.33%) SWT
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XForms
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
2 1 (8.33%) XSL
2 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) V-Model
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) XPath
3 1 (8.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Rally
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
1 1 (8.33%) Zend
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago