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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 41 41 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.07% 2.61% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 4.33% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 8
Average daily rate
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£399 £418 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +13.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £344 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £492 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
357 277 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 73.01% 60.35% 63.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 132 72
Average daily rate £406 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £507 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 17
Average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +178.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 5 £438 -14.21% 5
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (56.86%) DV Cleared
2 29 (56.86%) Security Cleared
3 26 (50.98%) Java
4 17 (33.33%) Python
5 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 12 (23.53%) J2EE
7 11 (21.57%) Perl
7 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (21.57%) Finance
8 10 (19.61%) Manufacturing
8 10 (19.61%) DTV
8 10 (19.61%) Project Management
8 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
8 10 (19.61%) SAP
8 10 (19.61%) UNIX
8 10 (19.61%) Electronics
8 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
8 10 (19.61%) Programme Management
8 10 (19.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (19.61%) Marketing
8 10 (19.61%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (17.65%) Retail
9 9 (17.65%) HTML
9 9 (17.65%) SQL
10 8 (15.69%) C
10 8 (15.69%) PHP
10 8 (15.69%) Oracle
10 8 (15.69%) Ant
10 8 (15.69%) OO

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (13.73%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Liferay
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Project
1 8 (15.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) MySQL
1 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) Couchbase
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (15.69%) ClearCase
1 8 (15.69%) Subversion
1 8 (15.69%) Maven
1 8 (15.69%) Ant
1 8 (15.69%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 5 (9.80%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.92%) NUnit
4 2 (3.92%) JUnit
4 2 (3.92%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) MSTest
5 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Manufacturing
2 10 (19.61%) Electronics
2 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.61%) Marketing
3 9 (17.65%) Retail
4 8 (15.69%) Games
5 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.69%) ScrumMaster
4 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Integration Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Python Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Integration Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Software Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) J2EE
2 9 (17.65%) HTML
3 8 (15.69%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) Web Services
3 8 (15.69%) Hibernate
4 7 (13.73%) XML
5 6 (11.76%) JSF
5 6 (11.76%) EJB
5 6 (11.76%) JAXB
5 6 (11.76%) JPA
5 6 (11.76%) EJB 3.0
6 5 (9.80%) HTML5
6 5 (9.80%) .NET
6 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.84%) CSS3
8 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.88%) jQuery
8 3 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) DTV
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) PKI
3 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) UNIX
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
3 10 (19.61%) Project Management
3 10 (19.61%) Programme Management
3 10 (19.61%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (15.69%) Release Management
4 8 (15.69%) OO
5 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.76%) MVC
6 6 (11.76%) User Stories
7 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.80%) TDD
8 4 (7.84%) Logistics
8 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Analytics
9 3 (5.88%) DevOps
9 3 (5.88%) BDD
9 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Java
2 17 (33.33%) Python
3 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.57%) Perl
5 9 (17.65%) SQL
6 8 (15.69%) C
6 8 (15.69%) PHP
6 8 (15.69%) Ruby
6 8 (15.69%) Lua
7 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
8 6 (11.76%) C#
9 4 (7.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) DV Cleared
1 29 (56.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) Sun Certification
2 5 (9.80%) OCPJP
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) SAP
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Sun
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft