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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.48% 3.34% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.55% 5.70% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 10
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£423 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.03% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £38.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +21.25%
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
318 228 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.60% 58.61% 64.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 128 95
Average daily rate £408 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +29.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 10 £478 - 3
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 68 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (55.41%) Java
3 38 (51.35%) DV Cleared
3 38 (51.35%) Security Cleared
4 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
5 28 (37.84%) Python
6 25 (33.78%) J2EE
7 23 (31.08%) SQL
8 18 (24.32%) Web Services
8 18 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (22.97%) XML
9 17 (22.97%) HTML
10 16 (21.62%) CSS
10 16 (21.62%) Oracle
10 16 (21.62%) JBoss
10 16 (21.62%) Hibernate
11 15 (20.27%) JSF
11 15 (20.27%) JAXB
11 15 (20.27%) .NET
11 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
11 15 (20.27%) EJB
11 15 (20.27%) JPA
11 15 (20.27%) EJB 3.0
11 15 (20.27%) SoapUI
12 14 (18.92%) UNIX
12 14 (18.92%) Perl
12 14 (18.92%) OO
12 14 (18.92%) MVC
12 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (17.57%) Release Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (21.62%) JBoss
2 1 (1.35%) Liferay
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Project
1 8 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) MongoDB
2 11 (14.86%) Couchbase
2 11 (14.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (13.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) SoapUI
2 13 (17.57%) Apache Ivy
2 13 (17.57%) Ant
2 13 (17.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (17.57%) ClearCase
2 13 (17.57%) Subversion
2 13 (17.57%) Maven
2 13 (17.57%) JIRA
3 12 (16.22%) NUnit
3 12 (16.22%) MSTest
4 3 (4.05%) JUnit
5 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.35%) Selenium
6 1 (1.35%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Games
2 10 (13.51%) Retail
3 9 (12.16%) Marketing
3 9 (12.16%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.16%) Electronics
3 9 (12.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (67.57%) Developer
2 31 (41.89%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.92%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.81%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (8.11%) Agile .NET Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Integration Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Architect
8 3 (4.05%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.05%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (2.70%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Software Project Manager
9 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) J2EE
2 18 (24.32%) Web Services
3 17 (22.97%) XML
3 17 (22.97%) HTML
4 16 (21.62%) CSS
4 16 (21.62%) Hibernate
5 15 (20.27%) JSF
5 15 (20.27%) JAXB
5 15 (20.27%) .NET
5 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
5 15 (20.27%) EJB
5 15 (20.27%) JPA
5 15 (20.27%) EJB 3.0
6 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (16.22%) .NET Framework
8 11 (14.86%) Castle Windsor
8 11 (14.86%) REST
8 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (4.05%) PrimeFaces
9 3 (4.05%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) DTV
2 2 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) UNIX
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (18.92%) MVC
3 14 (18.92%) OO
3 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (17.57%) Release Management
4 13 (17.57%) E-Commerce
4 13 (17.57%) TDD
5 11 (14.86%) SOA
5 11 (14.86%) Project Management
5 11 (14.86%) BDD
5 11 (14.86%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (14.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (14.86%) CQRS
5 11 (14.86%) Mobile First
6 10 (13.51%) User Stories
7 9 (12.16%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (12.16%) Test Scripting
7 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (12.16%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (55.41%) Java
2 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
3 28 (37.84%) Python
4 23 (31.08%) SQL
5 14 (18.92%) Perl
6 13 (17.57%) PHP
6 13 (17.57%) Lua
7 11 (14.86%) C#
8 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
8 10 (13.51%) Ruby
9 6 (8.11%) C
10 5 (6.76%) C++
11 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (51.35%) DV Cleared
1 38 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) Sun Certification
2 9 (12.16%) OCPJP
3 2 (2.70%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) SAP
2 9 (12.16%) Sun
3 1 (1.35%) IBM
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