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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 46 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 26 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.89% 1.56% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.09% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Average daily rate
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£335 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £296 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +7.18%
Scrum
Scotland

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
740 526 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.31% 74.72% 74.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 290 377
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 £247 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 3 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £9.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 49 (94.23%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) TDD
3 21 (40.38%) Java
4 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
5 17 (32.69%) SQL
6 15 (28.85%) HTML
6 15 (28.85%) CSS
7 13 (25.00%) Web Services
8 12 (23.08%) SOA
8 12 (23.08%) Finance
8 12 (23.08%) JIRA
9 11 (21.15%) Spring
9 11 (21.15%) jQuery
9 11 (21.15%) Linux
9 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
10 10 (19.23%) BDD
10 10 (19.23%) OO
11 9 (17.31%) Oracle
11 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
11 9 (17.31%) JSON
11 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
12 8 (15.38%) HTML5
12 8 (15.38%) Maven
12 8 (15.38%) OOD
12 8 (15.38%) RDBMS
12 8 (15.38%) MySQL
13 7 (13.46%) UNIX
13 7 (13.46%) Selenium
13 7 (13.46%) RESTful
13 7 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 7 (13.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.62%) GlassFish
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (5.77%) CMS
6 2 (3.85%) JBoss
7 1 (1.92%) Apache
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 8 (15.38%) MySQL
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) JIRA
2 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
3 8 (15.38%) Maven
4 7 (13.46%) Selenium
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (7.69%) Ant
6 4 (7.69%) Hudson
6 4 (7.69%) Artifactory
7 3 (5.77%) Jasmine
7 3 (5.77%) FitNesse
7 3 (5.77%) RSpec
7 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Test Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.46%) ScrumMaster
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Web Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Web Test Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (9.62%) Designer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Designer
7 4 (7.69%) UI Developer
7 4 (7.69%) RPG Programmer
7 4 (7.69%) UI Programmer
7 4 (7.69%) Programmer
7 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) HTML
1 15 (28.85%) CSS
2 13 (25.00%) Web Services
3 11 (21.15%) Spring
3 11 (21.15%) jQuery
4 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
4 9 (17.31%) JSON
5 8 (15.38%) HTML5
6 7 (13.46%) Backbone.js
6 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
6 7 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (13.46%) RESTful
7 6 (11.54%) REST
8 5 (9.62%) Java EE
8 5 (9.62%) JRuby
8 5 (9.62%) Java EE 5
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle ADF
8 5 (9.62%) JSP
8 5 (9.62%) JAX-RS
9 4 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) iSeries
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 3 (5.77%) W3C
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Solaris
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (94.23%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) TDD
3 12 (23.08%) SOA
4 10 (19.23%) OO
4 10 (19.23%) BDD
5 8 (15.38%) OOD
6 6 (11.54%) Content Management
6 6 (11.54%) Performance Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Kanban
7 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Content Management
7 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.62%) Use Case
7 5 (9.62%) UML
7 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.69%) DevOps
8 4 (7.69%) Release Management
8 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) Java
2 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.69%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) RPG
4 6 (11.54%) RPG IV
5 5 (9.62%) Groovy
5 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Jython
6 3 (5.77%) Ruby
6 3 (5.77%) XPath
6 3 (5.77%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ISEB
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Control-M
2 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Informatica
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) IBM
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