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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.36% 3.62% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 5.21% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £500 £438 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+30.01% -4.98%
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
97 96 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 81.51% 69.57% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 70 46
Median daily rate £390 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.96% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
5 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) Wiki
6 1 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) Zend
6 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Java EE
6 1 (11.11%) SWT

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 (22.22%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Neo4j
2 1 (11.11%) OrientDB
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) EasyMock
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Change Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Change Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) EJB
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) JSF
1 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Swing
1 1 (11.11%) SWT
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Zend