The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 52 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.10% 1.22% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.53% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
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£295 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £423 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
Scrum
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
697 655 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.33% 79.98% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 291 298
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +83.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 45 (97.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) TDD
2 21 (45.65%) Java
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) SOA
5 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (30.43%) Web Services
6 13 (28.26%) HTML
7 12 (26.09%) CSS
8 11 (23.91%) Linux
8 11 (23.91%) OO
8 11 (23.91%) Content Management
8 11 (23.91%) BDD
8 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
9 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
9 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Content Management
9 10 (21.74%) Spring
9 10 (21.74%) Finance
9 10 (21.74%) OOD
10 9 (19.57%) Oracle
11 8 (17.39%) UNIX
11 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
11 8 (17.39%) W3C
11 8 (17.39%) Maven
11 8 (17.39%) CMS
11 8 (17.39%) JSON
11 8 (17.39%) JIRA
12 7 (15.22%) Selenium
12 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
12 7 (15.22%) ISEB

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (17.39%) CMS
2 7 (15.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.52%) Drupal
4 3 (6.52%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.35%) Node.js
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.35%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.35%) JBoss
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (10.87%) MySQL
4 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.35%) DB2
8 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.39%) Maven
2 8 (17.39%) JIRA
3 7 (15.22%) Selenium
4 5 (10.87%) Hudson
5 4 (8.70%) Artifactory
5 4 (8.70%) Ant
6 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.52%) FitNesse
6 3 (6.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (2.17%) Subversion
8 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.17%) WatiN
8 1 (2.17%) Moq
8 1 (2.17%) Bower
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Test Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Web Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Web Test Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (8.70%) UI Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Designer
6 4 (8.70%) UI Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) RPG Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Web Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Web Services
2 13 (28.26%) HTML
3 12 (26.09%) CSS
4 10 (21.74%) Spring
5 8 (17.39%) JSON
6 7 (15.22%) RESTful
6 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.04%) REST
7 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.87%) CSS3
8 5 (10.87%) JAX-RS
8 5 (10.87%) .NET
8 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
8 5 (10.87%) HTML5
8 5 (10.87%) jQuery
9 4 (8.70%) SOAP
9 4 (8.70%) XML
9 4 (8.70%) JMS
9 4 (8.70%) Backbone.js
9 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) W3C
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) iSeries
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (97.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) TDD
3 15 (32.61%) SOA
4 11 (23.91%) OO
4 11 (23.91%) Content Management
4 11 (23.91%) BDD
5 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Content Management
5 10 (21.74%) OOD
6 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Agile Testing
7 6 (13.04%) SDLC
7 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Kanban
7 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) MVC
8 5 (10.87%) UML
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Use Case
8 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Java
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) C#
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
5 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.52%) XPath
7 2 (4.35%) Groovy
7 2 (4.35%) RPG IV
7 2 (4.35%) RPG
7 2 (4.35%) Jython
8 1 (2.17%) Python
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) ISEB
2 5 (10.87%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Informatica
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) Perforce
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Twitter
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft