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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 57 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.89% 1.40% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.75% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
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£308 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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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
725 684 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.73% 79.72% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 311 269
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.64 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.57% +75.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £35.00 £17.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) TDD
3 15 (39.47%) Java
4 14 (36.84%) SQL
5 13 (34.21%) HTML
6 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
6 11 (28.95%) SOA
6 11 (28.95%) Content Management
7 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Content Management
7 10 (26.32%) CSS
7 10 (26.32%) Web Services
8 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 8 (21.05%) CMS
9 8 (21.05%) OOD
9 8 (21.05%) W3C
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle
9 8 (21.05%) C#
9 8 (21.05%) BDD
10 7 (18.42%) Maven
10 7 (18.42%) .NET
10 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
10 7 (18.42%) Linux
10 7 (18.42%) MVC
10 7 (18.42%) ISEB
10 7 (18.42%) Agile Testing
10 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
11 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
11 6 (15.79%) UML
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.79%) Spring

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (21.05%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Drupal
3 3 (7.89%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.26%) Node.js
4 2 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.26%) Star Schema
5 2 (5.26%) DataStage
5 2 (5.26%) BODI
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Maven
1 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) JIRA
2 6 (15.79%) Hudson
3 5 (13.16%) Selenium
3 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.53%) Artifactory
5 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (5.26%) Toad
6 2 (5.26%) Ant
7 1 (2.63%) JUnit
7 1 (2.63%) Subversion
7 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.63%) Moq
7 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.63%) WatiN
7 1 (2.63%) Bower
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Web Analyst
6 7 (18.42%) Web Test Analyst
6 7 (18.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Tester
8 2 (5.26%) UI Programmer
8 2 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (5.26%) Web Tester
8 2 (5.26%) UI Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Designer
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (2.63%) MI Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
2 10 (26.32%) Web Services
2 10 (26.32%) CSS
3 7 (18.42%) .NET
3 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.79%) Spring
5 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
5 5 (13.16%) NHibernate
5 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
5 5 (13.16%) JSON
5 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
6 4 (10.53%) REST
6 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.89%) Apache Camel
7 3 (7.89%) HTML5
7 3 (7.89%) CSS3
7 3 (7.89%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) RESTful
7 3 (7.89%) SOAP
8 2 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) W3C
2 5 (13.16%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) FMCG
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) TDD
3 11 (28.95%) Content Management
3 11 (28.95%) SOA
4 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Content Management
5 8 (21.05%) BDD
5 8 (21.05%) OOD
6 7 (18.42%) MVC
6 7 (18.42%) Agile Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Kanban
7 6 (15.79%) UML
8 5 (13.16%) OO
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Use Case
8 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) XPath
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISEB
2 5 (13.16%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) Cognos
3 2 (5.26%) Trillium
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Perforce
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter