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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 44 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 22 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.94% 5.48% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 7.47% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 33
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£413 £274 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.68% -29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £210 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -8.64%
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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
588 442 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.61% 73.42% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 216 310
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.19 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.17% -62.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 January 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) TDD
3 14 (33.33%) Ruby
3 14 (33.33%) jQuery
4 13 (30.95%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (30.95%) HTML
4 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.95%) CSS
5 12 (28.57%) MySQL
5 12 (28.57%) Finance
6 11 (26.19%) Java
6 11 (26.19%) Scala
6 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
6 11 (26.19%) NoSQL
6 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
7 10 (23.81%) User Experience
7 10 (23.81%) Kanban
7 10 (23.81%) SQL
8 9 (21.43%) Django
9 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (19.05%) Play Framework
9 8 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (19.05%) Software Architecture
10 7 (16.67%) REST
10 7 (16.67%) User Stories
10 7 (16.67%) Product Management
10 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 6 (14.29%) Oracle
11 6 (14.29%) Banking
11 6 (14.29%) HTML5

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.14%) GlassFish
2 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MySQL
2 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
2 11 (26.19%) NoSQL
3 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.76%) QlikView
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.38%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Jasmine
2 4 (9.52%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.52%) RSpec
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) Hudson
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Technical Architect
2 10 (23.81%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Digital Architect
3 7 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Designer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) RPG Developer
6 2 (4.76%) RPG Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Digital Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.38%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) jQuery
2 13 (30.95%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (30.95%) HTML
2 13 (30.95%) CSS
3 9 (21.43%) Django
4 8 (19.05%) Play Framework
5 7 (16.67%) REST
6 6 (14.29%) HTML5
7 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
7 5 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (11.90%) Web Services
8 4 (9.52%) JSP
8 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.52%) Spring
8 4 (9.52%) Java EE
9 3 (7.14%) JRuby
9 3 (7.14%) Java EE 5
9 3 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) User Experience
2 4 (9.52%) iSeries
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) UNIX
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) TDD
3 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
4 10 (23.81%) Kanban
5 8 (19.05%) Software Architecture
6 7 (16.67%) User Stories
6 7 (16.67%) Product Management
6 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.90%) Line Management
7 5 (11.90%) MVC
8 4 (9.52%) OO
8 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Use Case
9 3 (7.14%) OOD
9 3 (7.14%) SOA
9 3 (7.14%) UML
10 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Ruby
2 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) Java
3 11 (26.19%) Scala
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.52%) RPG
5 4 (9.52%) CoffeeScript
5 4 (9.52%) RPG IV
6 3 (7.14%) Groovy
6 3 (7.14%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) Jython
7 2 (4.76%) VBA
8 1 (2.38%) XPath
8 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.38%) XQuery
8 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Control-M
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
3 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.38%) Sybase
3 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica
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