The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 14 July 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 Gloucestershire 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 34 22 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Contract jobs citing Scrum 13 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.23% 4.23% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 6.75% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
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£320 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
241 163 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 59.80% 62.69% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 98 217
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 23
Average hourly rate £34.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £11.68 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Gloucestershire region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 5 £315 - 3
Cheltenham -8 1 £510 +39.24% 2
Cirencester - - - - 5
Tewkesbury - - - -
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (33.33%) SAP
4 8 (33.33%) SOAP
4 8 (33.33%) Web Services
4 8 (33.33%) Kanban
5 7 (29.17%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (29.17%) jQuery
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) Spring
5 7 (29.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (29.17%) Marketing
5 7 (29.17%) RESTful
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 7 (29.17%) J2EE
5 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 7 (29.17%) OO
5 7 (29.17%) Electronics
5 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
5 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
5 7 (29.17%) Programme Management
5 7 (29.17%) DTV
5 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.83%) UML
6 5 (20.83%) UNIX
6 5 (20.83%) Solaris
6 5 (20.83%) C++

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Node.js
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Maven
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (29.17%) Electronics
3 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
3 7 (29.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Delphi Developer
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Requirements Manager
5 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Swing Developer
5 2 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) SOAP
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) J2EE
2 7 (29.17%) jQuery
2 7 (29.17%) RESTful
2 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
2 7 (29.17%) Spring
3 3 (12.50%) Java EE
3 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (12.50%) MSMQ
4 2 (8.33%) Swing
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) DTV
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
2 5 (20.83%) Solaris
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Kanban
2 7 (29.17%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (29.17%) OO
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) Programme Management
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 5 (20.83%) UML
3 5 (20.83%) BDD
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) User Stories
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
1 10 (41.67%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) Delphi
4 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) C
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle