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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 63 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.38% 1.06% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.50% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £433 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £478
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 £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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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
680 468 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.16% 70.91% 70.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 264 287
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 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) C#
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) OO
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) OOD
3 4 (21.05%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Spring
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.79%) Use Case
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Java EE 5
4 3 (15.79%) Zend
4 3 (15.79%) Zend Framework
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (10.53%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.26%) Mule
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Designer
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Xamarin Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SOA Designer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) Spring
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) Java EE 5
4 3 (15.79%) Zend Framework
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.53%) JSP
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 2 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (10.53%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (10.53%) Java EE
5 2 (10.53%) JRuby
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.53%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.26%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) OOD
3 4 (21.05%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) Use Case
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Android Development
5 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) System Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Jython
4 2 (10.53%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Zend
4 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
4 2 (10.53%) Twitter
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica