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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 42 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 23 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.18% 2.32% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 3.48% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
Average daily rate
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£633 £270 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.25% -34.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £407 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
Scrum
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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
572 402 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.01% 66.67% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 187 263
Average daily rate £375 £370 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -31.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £133.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) TDD
3 12 (34.29%) Java
4 11 (31.43%) MySQL
4 11 (31.43%) Ruby
4 11 (31.43%) Scala
4 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
4 11 (31.43%) NoSQL
5 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 10 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (28.57%) Kanban
6 9 (25.71%) Django
6 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 9 (25.71%) HTML
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) CSS
7 8 (22.86%) jQuery
7 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (22.86%) User Experience
7 8 (22.86%) Play Framework
7 8 (22.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (22.86%) Software Architecture
8 7 (20.00%) User Stories
8 7 (20.00%) REST
8 7 (20.00%) Product Management
8 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (17.14%) C#
9 6 (17.14%) .NET
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.71%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
1 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
1 11 (31.43%) NoSQL
2 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (22.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.71%) QlikView
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) JasperReports
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
1 2 (5.71%) JUnit
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) RSpec
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) Hudson
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Technical Architect
2 11 (31.43%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Digital Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Xamarin Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) RPG Programmer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (25.71%) Django
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 8 (22.86%) CSS
3 8 (22.86%) jQuery
3 8 (22.86%) Play Framework
4 7 (20.00%) REST
5 6 (17.14%) .NET
6 5 (14.29%) HTML5
7 4 (11.43%) Web Services
7 4 (11.43%) Spring
8 3 (8.57%) Java EE
8 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.57%) JSP
8 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.57%) Backbone.js
8 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) iPhone
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) iSeries
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Android
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) TDD
3 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 10 (28.57%) Kanban
4 8 (22.86%) Software Architecture
5 7 (20.00%) User Stories
5 7 (20.00%) Product Management
5 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.29%) Line Management
7 4 (11.43%) Android Development
7 4 (11.43%) iOS Development
7 4 (11.43%) MVC
8 3 (8.57%) OO
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.71%) BDD
9 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.71%) OOD
9 2 (5.71%) SOA
9 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) Ruby
2 11 (31.43%) Scala
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.14%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.71%) RPG IV
7 2 (5.71%) RPG
7 2 (5.71%) VBA
7 2 (5.71%) Groovy
7 2 (5.71%) Jython
8 1 (2.86%) XPath
8 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.86%) Python
8 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.86%) XQuery
8 1 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Control-M
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.71%) Twitter
4 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
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