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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 33 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.14% 4.04% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 5.11% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 10
Average daily rate
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£389 £430 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% +38.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £306 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £480 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.52%
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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
299 352 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.16% 78.92% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 272 186
Average daily rate £465 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 2
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
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 17 April 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 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Banking
4 7 (41.18%) Retail
4 7 (41.18%) Android
4 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
5 6 (35.29%) Sencha
5 6 (35.29%) RESTful
5 6 (35.29%) Retail Banking
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Sencha Touch
5 6 (35.29%) Apache Cordova
5 6 (35.29%) Android Development
5 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
6 4 (23.53%) REST
6 4 (23.53%) PhoneGap
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (17.65%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
8 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
8 2 (11.76%) User Experience
8 2 (11.76%) Mule ESB
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) B2C
8 2 (11.76%) 3G

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (11.76%) Mule
1 2 (11.76%) Mule ESB
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) StyleCop
2 1 (5.88%) Log4Net
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 6 (35.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) RESTful
2 6 (35.29%) Sencha Touch
2 6 (35.29%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (23.53%) REST
3 4 (23.53%) PhoneGap
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
4 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) Spring
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
5 1 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Android
1 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Android Development
2 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
3 2 (11.76%) B2C
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Sencha
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago