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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 47 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.65% 1.61% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.43% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 15
Average daily rate
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£640 £305 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.83% -23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £264 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +30.76%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 411 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.15% 66.18% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 207 280
Average daily rate £375 £355 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -25.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) TDD
3 11 (37.93%) Scala
3 11 (37.93%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) MySQL
3 11 (37.93%) MongoDB
3 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
4 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
4 10 (34.48%) Kanban
4 10 (34.48%) Ruby
5 9 (31.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (31.03%) Django
6 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) Play Framework
6 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (27.59%) Software Architecture
7 7 (24.14%) REST
7 7 (24.14%) User Stories
7 7 (24.14%) User Experience
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (24.14%) Product Management
8 6 (20.69%) jQuery
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) C#
8 6 (20.69%) HTML
8 6 (20.69%) CSS
9 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.90%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) MySQL
1 11 (37.93%) MongoDB
1 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
2 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.90%) QlikView
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.90%) JUnit
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
1 11 (37.93%) Technical Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Digital Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Xamarin Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Digital Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.45%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (31.03%) Django
2 8 (27.59%) Play Framework
3 7 (24.14%) REST
4 6 (20.69%) jQuery
4 6 (20.69%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) HTML
4 6 (20.69%) CSS
5 4 (13.79%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) Java EE
6 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.34%) JSP
6 3 (10.34%) HTML5
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.90%) CSS3
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) TDD
3 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
3 10 (34.48%) Kanban
4 8 (27.59%) Software Architecture
5 7 (24.14%) User Stories
5 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
5 7 (24.14%) Product Management
6 5 (17.24%) Line Management
7 3 (10.34%) MVC
7 3 (10.34%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) Android Development
7 3 (10.34%) iOS Development
7 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.90%) UML
8 2 (6.90%) OOD
8 2 (6.90%) SOA
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Scala
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) Ruby
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) C#
5 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.90%) VBA
7 2 (6.90%) Jython
7 2 (6.90%) Groovy
8 1 (3.45%) XPath
8 1 (3.45%) XQuery
8 1 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Xamarin
3 2 (6.90%) Twitter
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase
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