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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 42 19 37
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.62% 5.80% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 9.42% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
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£418 £366 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.99% -8.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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
270 138 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 58.95% 61.61% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 71 162
Average daily rate £400 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.38 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.26% -52.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 27 August 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
Cheltenham -12 1 £510 +40.68% 2
Cirencester - - - - 1
Gloucester - - - - 3
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (55.56%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) Web Services
3 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) J2EE
3 10 (37.04%) SOAP
3 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
3 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
4 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 9 (33.33%) OO
5 8 (29.63%) SAP
5 8 (29.63%) C#
5 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) Kanban
6 7 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (25.93%) jQuery
6 7 (25.93%) Marketing
6 7 (25.93%) TDD
6 7 (25.93%) Spring
6 7 (25.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (25.93%) Programme Management
6 7 (25.93%) Electronics
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
6 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
6 7 (25.93%) DTV
6 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (25.93%) C++
6 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.93%) UML
6 7 (25.93%) RESTful

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) Node.js
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Maven
2 3 (11.11%) JUnit
2 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
2 7 (25.93%) Marketing
2 7 (25.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Requirements Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Java Swing Developer
5 2 (7.41%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Delphi Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Web Services
2 10 (37.04%) J2EE
2 10 (37.04%) SOAP
2 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
3 7 (25.93%) Spring
3 7 (25.93%) jQuery
3 7 (25.93%) RESTful
4 5 (18.52%) .NET
4 5 (18.52%) XML
5 3 (11.11%) MSMQ
5 3 (11.11%) EJB
5 3 (11.11%) JPA
5 3 (11.11%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (11.11%) JAXB
5 3 (11.11%) JSF
5 3 (11.11%) Java EE
5 3 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (11.11%) REST
5 3 (11.11%) JAX-RS
5 3 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) DTV
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Wiki
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 5 (18.52%) Solaris
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) OO
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Kanban
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
3 7 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (25.93%) UML
3 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.93%) Programme Management
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) C#
3 7 (25.93%) C++
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) C
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) JBoss
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Software AG
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.70%) IBM