The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 61 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.11% 1.15% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.62% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
625 556 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.07% 70.74% 68.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 294 270
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £479 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.56% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
Scotland

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 July 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (50.00%) HTML
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Java
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
5 8 (30.77%) Spring
6 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
6 7 (26.92%) C#
6 7 (26.92%) .NET
6 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) SOA
7 6 (23.08%) JBoss
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (23.08%) BDD
7 6 (23.08%) JSON
7 6 (23.08%) Maven
7 6 (23.08%) Selenium
7 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 5 (19.23%) Artifactory
8 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
8 5 (19.23%) TDD
8 5 (19.23%) RESTful
8 5 (19.23%) Open Source
8 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) SQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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%) Alfresco
2 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.85%) Mule
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Maven
1 6 (23.08%) Selenium
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) Artifactory
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.85%) WATIR
4 1 (3.85%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (3.85%) RSpec
4 1 (3.85%) JBehave
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (3.85%) Gradle
4 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) jQuery
4 8 (30.77%) Spring
5 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
5 7 (26.92%) .NET
5 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) JSON
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (19.23%) RESTful
7 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Zend Framework
8 4 (15.38%) Spring Security
8 4 (15.38%) XHTML
9 3 (11.54%) HTML5
9 3 (11.54%) CSS3
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) BBC
2 2 (7.69%) iPhone
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) BDD
3 6 (23.08%) SOA
4 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Document Management
5 4 (15.38%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) UML
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) OOD
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) Android Development
7 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
8 1 (3.85%) Release Management
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Groovy
6 2 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Jython
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 6 (23.08%) JBoss
2 4 (15.38%) Zend
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
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