The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 39 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.97% 4.09% 6.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.07% 6.44% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 13
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£458 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.60%
Scrum
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
323 233 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.25% 63.49% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 136 123
Average daily rate £420 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.00 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Cheltenham +4 18 £478 +12.47% 2
Gloucester +3 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 76 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (58.75%) Java
3 39 (48.75%) DV Cleared
3 39 (48.75%) Security Cleared
4 34 (42.50%) JavaScript
5 31 (38.75%) Python
6 28 (35.00%) J2EE
7 23 (28.75%) SQL
8 22 (27.50%) Web Services
9 19 (23.75%) JBoss
9 19 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (23.75%) Hibernate
10 18 (22.50%) HTML
10 18 (22.50%) Release Management
10 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (21.25%) Perl
11 17 (21.25%) XML
11 17 (21.25%) Oracle
11 17 (21.25%) CSS
11 17 (21.25%) OO
12 16 (20.00%) .NET
12 16 (20.00%) ClearCase
12 16 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 16 (20.00%) UNIX
12 16 (20.00%) TDD
12 16 (20.00%) Subversion
13 15 (18.75%) JSF
13 15 (18.75%) Maven
13 15 (18.75%) JIRA
13 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (23.75%) JBoss
2 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) Mule
3 2 (2.50%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (5.00%) MS Project
2 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) Couchbase
2 11 (13.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 16 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 16 (20.00%) Subversion
2 15 (18.75%) Maven
2 15 (18.75%) JIRA
2 15 (18.75%) Ant
2 15 (18.75%) SoapUI
2 15 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
3 12 (15.00%) MSTest
3 12 (15.00%) NUnit
4 3 (3.75%) JUnit
4 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.25%) Xcode
5 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.25%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.25%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (10.00%) Retail
2 7 (8.75%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Games
4 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.25%) Electronics
4 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 57 (71.25%) Developer
2 36 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.50%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (7.50%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.00%) C++ Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Architect
7 3 (3.75%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) Python Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Senior Python Developer
8 2 (2.50%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Integration Manager
8 2 (2.50%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.00%) J2EE
2 22 (27.50%) Web Services
3 19 (23.75%) Hibernate
4 18 (22.50%) HTML
5 17 (21.25%) XML
5 17 (21.25%) CSS
6 16 (20.00%) .NET
7 15 (18.75%) JSF
7 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 15 (18.75%) EJB
7 15 (18.75%) JAXB
7 15 (18.75%) JPA
7 15 (18.75%) EJB 3.0
8 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (15.00%) REST
9 12 (15.00%) .NET Framework
10 11 (13.75%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (7.50%) jQuery
12 4 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) DTV
2 4 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (22.50%) Release Management
3 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (21.25%) OO
5 16 (20.00%) TDD
6 14 (17.50%) BDD
6 14 (17.50%) MVC
7 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
8 11 (13.75%) SOA
8 11 (13.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (13.75%) CQRS
8 11 (13.75%) Progressive Enhancement
9 10 (12.50%) OOD
10 9 (11.25%) User Stories
11 7 (8.75%) Project Management
11 7 (8.75%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.25%) Programme Management
12 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.75%) Java
2 34 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 31 (38.75%) Python
4 23 (28.75%) SQL
5 17 (21.25%) Perl
6 15 (18.75%) PHP
6 15 (18.75%) Lua
7 11 (13.75%) Ruby
7 11 (13.75%) C#
7 11 (13.75%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.75%) C++
9 6 (7.50%) C
10 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (48.75%) DV Cleared
1 39 (48.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) OCPJP
2 9 (11.25%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Oracle
2 9 (11.25%) Sun
3 5 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) ATG
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.25%) hybris
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