The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 20 12 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.73% 1.56% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 2.44% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £364
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
114 41 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 77.03% 64.06% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 31 152
Average daily rate £445 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Scrum
Gloucestershire

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Gloucester region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) DTV
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Swing
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Swing Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (14.29%) C Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Swing
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Kanban
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss