The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 39 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.18% 0.65% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 0.88% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate
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£463 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £300 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
331 226 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.34% 73.86% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 179 244
Average daily rate £475 £398 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.49% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Average hourly rate £22.69 £22.50 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +56.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £27.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) Banking
4 7 (41.18%) Android
4 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
5 6 (35.29%) Sencha
5 6 (35.29%) Sencha Touch
5 6 (35.29%) Apache Cordova
5 6 (35.29%) Android Development
5 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
5 6 (35.29%) RESTful
5 6 (35.29%) Retail
5 6 (35.29%) Retail Banking
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) GitHub
6 5 (29.41%) HTML5
7 4 (23.53%) ColdBox
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) REST
7 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 4 (23.53%) PhoneGap
7 4 (23.53%) Railo
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) T-SQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (23.53%) ColdFusion
1 4 (23.53%) Railo
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) 3G
2 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.88%) Sublime Text
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) RSpec
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 6 (35.29%) Retail
3 6 (35.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) RESTful
2 6 (35.29%) Sencha Touch
2 6 (35.29%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) ColdBox
4 4 (23.53%) REST
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) PhoneGap
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) XHTML
5 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile Banking
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Android
2 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Android Development
2 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) B2C
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
2 4 (23.53%) CFML
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Sencha
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft