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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 54 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.11% 1.53% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.18% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 16
Average daily rate
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£645 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £343 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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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
677 459 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.37% 70.18% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 252 308
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
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 £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) MySQL
3 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
4 10 (38.46%) Ruby
4 10 (38.46%) Kanban
4 10 (38.46%) Scala
4 10 (38.46%) MongoDB
4 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
5 9 (34.62%) Django
5 9 (34.62%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (30.77%) Software Architecture
6 8 (30.77%) REST
6 8 (30.77%) Play Framework
7 7 (26.92%) User Stories
7 7 (26.92%) Product Management
7 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) C#
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
9 5 (19.23%) OO
9 5 (19.23%) User Experience
9 5 (19.23%) Line Management
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (7.69%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.85%) Mule
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 10 (38.46%) MongoDB
2 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
3 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.85%) QlikView
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
1 11 (42.31%) Technical Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Digital Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Django
1 9 (34.62%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (30.77%) REST
2 8 (30.77%) Play Framework
3 5 (19.23%) .NET
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) Spring
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 3 (11.54%) Java EE 5
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.69%) JSP
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.69%) JRuby
6 2 (7.69%) WCF
6 2 (7.69%) Java EE
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
4 10 (38.46%) Kanban
5 8 (30.77%) Software Architecture
6 7 (26.92%) User Stories
6 7 (26.92%) Product Management
6 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
7 5 (19.23%) OO
7 5 (19.23%) Line Management
8 4 (15.38%) UML
8 4 (15.38%) OOD
9 3 (11.54%) Use Case
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 3 (11.54%) SOA
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (7.69%) Android Development
10 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
11 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) Ruby
2 10 (38.46%) Scala
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.69%) Jython
6 2 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) Groovy
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Xamarin
2 2 (7.69%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Informatica
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