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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 54 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.38% 2.01% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.92% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 14
Average daily rate
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£645 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.42% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +53.84%
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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
639 445 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.88% 68.89% 73.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 244 295
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) TDD
3 11 (45.83%) Scala
3 11 (45.83%) NoSQL
3 11 (45.83%) MongoDB
3 11 (45.83%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) MySQL
3 11 (45.83%) Mentoring
4 10 (41.67%) Ruby
4 10 (41.67%) Kanban
5 9 (37.50%) Django
5 9 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (33.33%) REST
6 8 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (33.33%) Play Framework
7 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 7 (29.17%) Product Management
7 7 (29.17%) User Stories
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) User Experience
9 5 (20.83%) Line Management
10 4 (16.67%) .NET
10 4 (16.67%) C#
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) CSS
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) Spring
10 4 (16.67%) jQuery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (8.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) NoSQL
1 11 (45.83%) MongoDB
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 8 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) QlikView
5 1 (4.17%) JasperReports
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Hudson
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
1 11 (45.83%) Technical Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Digital Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Digital Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Django
1 9 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (33.33%) REST
2 8 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) Spring
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) Java EE
4 3 (12.50%) Java EE 5
4 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (12.50%) JSP
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.33%) JRuby
6 1 (4.17%) WCF
6 1 (4.17%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) iPhone
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) TDD
3 11 (45.83%) Mentoring
4 10 (41.67%) Kanban
5 8 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
6 7 (29.17%) Product Management
6 7 (29.17%) User Stories
7 5 (20.83%) Line Management
8 3 (12.50%) Use Case
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.50%) UML
8 3 (12.50%) OO
8 3 (12.50%) OOD
8 3 (12.50%) SOA
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (8.33%) Android Development
9 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
10 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Scala
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Ruby
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Jython
6 2 (8.33%) Groovy
7 1 (4.17%) XPath
7 1 (4.17%) XQuery
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 2 (8.33%) Twitter
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase