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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 18 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 46 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.56% 1.82% 4.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.77% 2.55% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 0 14
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£413 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £38.90
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.25%
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
334 235 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 69.44% 71.43% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 115 178
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -56.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.93 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +4 19 £450 - 8
Gloucester +1 3 £400 - 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £260 - 2
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 66 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (59.42%) Java
3 39 (56.52%) Security Cleared
4 36 (52.17%) DV Cleared
5 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 30 (43.48%) Python
6 25 (36.23%) J2EE
7 21 (30.43%) Perl
7 21 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (28.99%) Bash Shell
8 20 (28.99%) SQL
9 18 (26.09%) Web Services
9 18 (26.09%) TDD
9 18 (26.09%) Ruby
9 18 (26.09%) Release Management
10 17 (24.64%) OO
11 16 (23.19%) JBoss
11 16 (23.19%) ClearCase
11 16 (23.19%) UNIX
11 16 (23.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 16 (23.19%) C++
11 16 (23.19%) Subversion
11 16 (23.19%) Hibernate
12 15 (21.74%) XML
13 14 (20.29%) Oracle
14 13 (18.84%) EJB
14 13 (18.84%) HTML
14 13 (18.84%) PHP
14 13 (18.84%) Ant
14 13 (18.84%) JAXB

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (23.19%) JBoss
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) Mule
4 1 (1.45%) Liferay
4 1 (1.45%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) DHCP
1 2 (2.90%) IPv4
1 2 (2.90%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 9 (13.04%) Couchbase
1 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.14%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) ClearCase
1 16 (23.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 16 (23.19%) Subversion
2 13 (18.84%) Ant
2 13 (18.84%) Maven
2 13 (18.84%) SoapUI
2 13 (18.84%) Apache Ivy
3 11 (15.94%) JIRA
4 10 (14.49%) MSTest
4 10 (14.49%) NUnit
5 5 (7.25%) JUnit
6 3 (4.35%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.35%) GCC
6 3 (4.35%) GDB
6 3 (4.35%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (7.25%) Retail
2 4 (5.80%) Games
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (68.12%) Developer
2 29 (42.03%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.94%) C++ Developer
4 10 (14.49%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (7.25%) C++/Java Developer
6 5 (7.25%) ScrumMaster
7 4 (5.80%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Project Manager
10 1 (1.45%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) J2EE
2 18 (26.09%) Web Services
3 16 (23.19%) Hibernate
4 15 (21.74%) XML
5 13 (18.84%) EJB
5 13 (18.84%) HTML
5 13 (18.84%) JAXB
5 13 (18.84%) JSF
5 13 (18.84%) JPA
5 13 (18.84%) EJB 3.0
6 12 (17.39%) CSS
6 12 (17.39%) .NET
7 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
8 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (14.49%) REST
9 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (7.25%) jQuery
10 5 (7.25%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) User Experience
2 1 (1.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) UNIX
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (26.09%) TDD
3 18 (26.09%) Release Management
4 17 (24.64%) OO
5 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (17.39%) BDD
7 10 (14.49%) MVC
7 10 (14.49%) OOD
8 9 (13.04%) SOA
8 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 9 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (13.04%) CQRS
8 9 (13.04%) Progressive Enhancement
8 9 (13.04%) User Stories
9 8 (11.59%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (11.59%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.25%) Workflow
11 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (59.42%) Java
2 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 30 (43.48%) Python
3 21 (30.43%) Perl
4 20 (28.99%) Bash Shell
4 20 (28.99%) SQL
5 18 (26.09%) Ruby
6 16 (23.19%) C++
7 13 (18.84%) PHP
7 13 (18.84%) Lua
8 9 (13.04%) C
9 7 (10.14%) C#
10 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 36 (52.17%) DV Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) Sun Certification
3 9 (13.04%) OCPJP
4 4 (5.80%) ISEB
5 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.90%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Sun
3 2 (2.90%) VMware
3 2 (2.90%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) hybris
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) ATG
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