The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
UK / Scotland
Rank 16 27 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +25
Contract jobs citing Scrum 152 151 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.76% 5.87% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.42% 7.11% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 75 45
Median daily rate £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +21.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1459 2124 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.04% 82.52% 80.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 1135 1257
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 39
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Scotland region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Scotland region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 105 £410 +9.33% 12
Glasgow -2 24 £350 -15.15% 11
West Lothian +6 17 £375 -3.22%
Moray - 7 £413 -
Stirling +7 1 - -
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 328 (96.76%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (50.15%) Java
3 122 (35.99%) TDD
4 106 (31.27%) JavaScript
5 96 (28.32%) AngularJS
6 89 (26.25%) BDD
7 87 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
8 77 (22.71%) HTML
9 70 (20.65%) CSS
10 68 (20.06%) Kanban
11 66 (19.47%) Jenkins
11 66 (19.47%) SQL
12 65 (19.17%) Cucumber
12 65 (19.17%) JIRA
13 64 (18.88%) Selenium
13 64 (18.88%) Web Services
13 64 (18.88%) Python
14 53 (15.63%) Maven
15 48 (14.16%) Spring
15 48 (14.16%) Finance
15 48 (14.16%) Git (software)
16 46 (13.57%) Oracle
17 44 (12.98%) Degree
18 42 (12.39%) User Stories
19 41 (12.09%) Gradle
19 41 (12.09%) Open Source
20 38 (11.21%) REST
21 37 (10.91%) HTML5
21 37 (10.91%) Linux
21 37 (10.91%) GIS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (9.44%) GeoServer
2 30 (8.85%) JBoss
3 13 (3.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (2.95%) CMS
5 9 (2.65%) Apache
6 6 (1.77%) Confluence
7 5 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.88%) IIS
8 3 (0.88%) Jadu
9 2 (0.59%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.59%) SAS
9 2 (0.59%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.29%) Liferay
10 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Sonata
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.59%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.06%) GitHub
4 3 (0.88%) PaaS
5 2 (0.59%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.59%) Trello
6 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.18%) Wireless
2 3 (0.88%) Firewall
2 3 (0.88%) NetScaler
2 3 (0.88%) Network Security
2 3 (0.88%) VXLAN
3 2 (0.59%) HTTP
3 2 (0.59%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.29%) ATM
4 1 (0.29%) BGP
4 1 (0.29%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.29%) Internet
4 1 (0.29%) OSPF
4 1 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.29%) SSL
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.91%) GIS
2 29 (8.55%) NoSQL
3 26 (7.67%) Oracle Database
3 26 (7.67%) Spatial Data
4 24 (7.08%) SQL Server
5 21 (6.19%) MySQL
6 15 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (3.54%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.06%) DB2
11 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.88%) QGIS
14 2 (0.59%) Big Data
14 2 (0.59%) SAS EBI
14 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.29%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 66 (19.47%) Jenkins
2 65 (19.17%) Cucumber
2 65 (19.17%) JIRA
3 64 (18.88%) Selenium
4 53 (15.63%) Maven
5 48 (14.16%) Git (software)
6 41 (12.09%) Gradle
7 31 (9.14%) JBehave
8 23 (6.78%) Subversion
9 20 (5.90%) WebDriver
10 16 (4.72%) Hudson
11 12 (3.54%) Artifactory
12 11 (3.24%) Eclipse
12 11 (3.24%) Visual Studio
13 10 (2.95%) Jasmine
13 10 (2.95%) SoapUI
13 10 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (2.65%) Ant
14 9 (2.65%) YouTrack
15 8 (2.36%) JUnit
General
1 48 (14.16%) Finance
2 17 (5.01%) Banking
3 6 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.47%) Marketing
4 5 (1.47%) Retail
5 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.88%) Billing
6 3 (0.88%) Local Government
6 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.59%) Games
7 2 (0.59%) Law
7 2 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 169 (49.85%) Developer
2 75 (22.12%) Java Developer
3 38 (11.21%) Scrum Master
4 37 (10.91%) Analyst
5 30 (8.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 28 (8.26%) Web Developer
7 25 (7.37%) Angular Developer
7 25 (7.37%) Architect
7 25 (7.37%) Senior Developer
8 21 (6.19%) Business Analyst
9 19 (5.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (3.83%) Agile Business Analyst
10 13 (3.83%) GIS Developer
10 13 (3.83%) Open Source Developer
10 13 (3.83%) Python Developer
11 12 (3.54%) .NET Developer
11 12 (3.54%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.54%) Test Analyst
12 11 (3.24%) Data Architect
12 11 (3.24%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (28.32%) AngularJS
2 77 (22.71%) HTML
3 70 (20.65%) CSS
4 64 (18.88%) Web Services
5 48 (14.16%) Spring
6 38 (11.21%) REST
7 37 (10.91%) HTML5
8 35 (10.32%) PostGIS
9 34 (10.03%) OpenLayers
9 34 (10.03%) RESTful
10 32 (9.44%) jQuery
10 32 (9.44%) Leaflet
11 27 (7.96%) XML
12 26 (7.67%) CSS3
13 25 (7.37%) .NET
14 24 (7.08%) SOAP
15 23 (6.78%) Java EE
16 21 (6.19%) Node.js
17 20 (5.90%) React
18 19 (5.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.62%) User Experience
2 22 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.36%) Fintech
5 7 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.47%) VLE
8 4 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.59%) Derivative
9 2 (0.59%) iPad
9 2 (0.59%) iPhone
9 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.59%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (0.59%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (0.59%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.59%) Social Media
9 2 (0.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.29%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.91%) Linux
2 14 (4.13%) Unix
3 13 (3.83%) Android
4 9 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.18%) Windows
7 1 (0.29%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (96.76%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (35.99%) TDD
3 89 (26.25%) BDD
4 87 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (20.06%) Kanban
6 42 (12.39%) User Stories
7 41 (12.09%) Open Source
8 37 (10.91%) Microservices
9 35 (10.32%) SOA
10 33 (9.73%) Web Development
11 32 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (9.14%) Software Engineering
13 30 (8.85%) OO
14 28 (8.26%) Front End Development
15 27 (7.96%) MVC
15 27 (7.96%) PRINCE2
15 27 (7.96%) SDLC
16 26 (7.67%) Project Management
17 24 (7.08%) Continuous Deployment
17 24 (7.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 170 (50.15%) Java
2 106 (31.27%) JavaScript
3 66 (19.47%) SQL
4 64 (18.88%) Python
5 23 (6.78%) C#
6 14 (4.13%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.36%) C++
7 8 (2.36%) Scala
8 7 (2.06%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.77%) ES6
9 6 (1.77%) PHP
10 5 (1.47%) Perl
11 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.18%) C
11 4 (1.18%) Ruby
12 3 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.59%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.59%) Jython
13 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 44 (12.98%) Degree
2 17 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.77%) ISEB
5 4 (1.18%) CISSP
6 3 (0.88%) VCAP
6 3 (0.88%) VCP6
6 3 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.59%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.32%) QA
2 11 (3.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.18%) WCAG
4 3 (0.88%) MiFID
5 2 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.59%) EMIR
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) ISO22301
System Software
1 14 (4.13%) Docker
2 5 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.88%) vSphere
4 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (6.49%) Ansible
2 13 (3.83%) Puppet
3 3 (0.88%) vRealize
4 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 46 (13.57%) Oracle
2 32 (9.44%) ESRI
3 19 (5.60%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.06%) Perforce
4 7 (2.06%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.77%) Cisco
5 6 (1.77%) VMware
6 5 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (1.47%) FNZ
6 5 (1.47%) Twitter
7 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.88%) Adobe
8 3 (0.88%) HP
8 3 (0.88%) SAP
9 2 (0.59%) Apple
9 2 (0.59%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.59%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.59%) Citrix
9 2 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.59%) Siebel
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