The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.23% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
Scrum
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 76 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 52.11% 59.38% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 29
Average daily rate £400 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £268 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £501 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £59.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) STL
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Mule
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) Mule
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) IPv4
1 1 (16.67%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) GCC
1 2 (33.33%) GDB
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) STL
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) hybris
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) ATG