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 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 18 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 46 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.66% 2.94% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.96% 4.30% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 19
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- +14.09%
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
355 256 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.58% 68.45% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 132 142
Average daily rate £410 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 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 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 20 £448 +5.35% 2
Gloucester -1 3 £425 -5.55% 4
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 79 (95.18%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.83%) Java
3 45 (54.22%) Security Cleared
4 42 (50.60%) DV Cleared
5 36 (43.37%) Python
6 35 (42.17%) JavaScript
7 26 (31.33%) J2EE
8 24 (28.92%) SQL
9 22 (26.51%) Perl
9 22 (26.51%) Web Services
9 22 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (25.30%) TDD
11 19 (22.89%) Release Management
11 19 (22.89%) Bash Shell
12 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (21.69%) Hibernate
12 18 (21.69%) XML
12 18 (21.69%) OO
12 18 (21.69%) JBoss
13 17 (20.48%) ClearCase
13 17 (20.48%) UNIX
13 17 (20.48%) Oracle
13 17 (20.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 17 (20.48%) HTML
13 17 (20.48%) Subversion
13 17 (20.48%) Ruby
14 16 (19.28%) CSS
14 16 (19.28%) .NET
15 15 (18.07%) JAXB
15 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (21.69%) JBoss
2 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.41%) Mule
3 2 (2.41%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) Liferay
4 1 (1.20%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Project
1 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) DHCP
1 2 (2.41%) IPv4
1 2 (2.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.25%) Couchbase
2 11 (13.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (9.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 17 (20.48%) ClearCase
1 17 (20.48%) Subversion
2 15 (18.07%) JIRA
2 15 (18.07%) SoapUI
3 14 (16.87%) Apache Ivy
3 14 (16.87%) Maven
3 14 (16.87%) Ant
4 12 (14.46%) NUnit
4 12 (14.46%) MSTest
5 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.61%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (3.61%) JUnit
6 3 (3.61%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.61%) GCC
6 3 (3.61%) GDB
7 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.20%) Selenium
8 1 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 6 (7.23%) Retail
2 5 (6.02%) Games
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Finance
4 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.61%) Electronics
4 3 (3.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (69.88%) Developer
2 33 (39.76%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.87%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Project Manager
5 9 (10.84%) C++ Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (6.02%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (4.82%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) C++/Java Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.41%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.33%) J2EE
2 22 (26.51%) Web Services
3 18 (21.69%) XML
3 18 (21.69%) Hibernate
4 17 (20.48%) HTML
5 16 (19.28%) .NET
5 16 (19.28%) CSS
6 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET
6 15 (18.07%) EJB
6 15 (18.07%) JSF
6 15 (18.07%) JAXB
6 15 (18.07%) JPA
6 15 (18.07%) EJB 3.0
7 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (14.46%) REST
8 12 (14.46%) .NET Framework
9 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (13.25%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (7.23%) jQuery
11 4 (4.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) DTV
1 3 (3.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) UNIX
2 6 (7.23%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Windows
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (95.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (25.30%) TDD
4 19 (22.89%) Release Management
5 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (21.69%) OO
6 14 (16.87%) MVC
6 14 (16.87%) BDD
7 12 (14.46%) OOD
8 11 (13.25%) SOA
8 11 (13.25%) E-Commerce
8 11 (13.25%) Progressive Enhancement
8 11 (13.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (13.25%) CQRS
9 8 (9.64%) User Stories
10 6 (7.23%) Test Scripting
10 6 (7.23%) Project Management
10 6 (7.23%) Software Testing
10 6 (7.23%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (6.02%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.83%) Java
2 36 (43.37%) Python
3 35 (42.17%) JavaScript
4 24 (28.92%) SQL
5 22 (26.51%) Perl
6 19 (22.89%) Bash Shell
7 17 (20.48%) Ruby
8 14 (16.87%) C++
8 14 (16.87%) Lua
8 14 (16.87%) PHP
9 11 (13.25%) C#
10 8 (9.64%) C
11 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.20%) XPath
11 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (54.22%) Security Cleared
2 42 (50.60%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) Sun Certification
3 8 (9.64%) OCPJP
4 4 (4.82%) ISEB
5 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Oracle
2 8 (9.64%) Sun
3 3 (3.61%) SAP
4 2 (2.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) hybris
5 1 (1.20%) ATG
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
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