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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 41 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.73% 3.38% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 5.67% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£480 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.41% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +53.84%
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
306 141 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 64.29% 59.49% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 76 112
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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
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 2 October 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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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 -13 2 £480 +32.41% 7
Cirencester - - - - 1
Gloucester - - - - 4
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 11 (42.31%) C
5 10 (38.46%) C++
5 10 (38.46%) Oracle
5 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 9 (34.62%) OO
7 8 (30.77%) JBoss
7 8 (30.77%) XML
7 8 (30.77%) J2EE
7 8 (30.77%) C#
7 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) UML
9 6 (23.08%) EJB
9 6 (23.08%) JUnit
9 6 (23.08%) JAXB
9 6 (23.08%) Workflow
9 6 (23.08%) JSF
9 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (23.08%) JPA
9 6 (23.08%) EJB 3.0
9 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
9 6 (23.08%) JAX-RS
9 6 (23.08%) PrimeFaces
10 5 (19.23%) Relational Database

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.54%) Node.js
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Neo4j
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JUnit
1 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) C++ Developer
3 6 (23.08%) C++/Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Delphi Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Manager
5 2 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Database Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) XML
2 8 (30.77%) J2EE
2 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 6 (23.08%) EJB
3 6 (23.08%) JAXB
3 6 (23.08%) JSF
3 6 (23.08%) JPA
3 6 (23.08%) EJB 3.0
3 6 (23.08%) JAX-RS
3 6 (23.08%) PrimeFaces
4 5 (19.23%) .NET
4 5 (19.23%) SOAP
5 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (11.54%) REST
5 3 (11.54%) MSMQ
6 2 (7.69%) JMS
6 2 (7.69%) WSDL
6 2 (7.69%) Middleware
6 2 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (7.69%) DTV
3 1 (3.85%) Wiki
3 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) UML
5 6 (23.08%) Workflow
5 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) Kanban
7 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
8 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (7.69%) SOA
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) C
3 10 (38.46%) C++
4 8 (30.77%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 3 (11.54%) Delphi
6 3 (11.54%) PHP
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) JBoss
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Software AG
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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