The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swindon region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 34 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.02% 5.80% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 7.21% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 8
Average daily rate £430 £310 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £295 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £403 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
350 222 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.13% 80.43% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 182 189
Average daily rate £410 £423 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
Wiltshire

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Subversion
2 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 10 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (45.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (45.00%) LDAP
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (45.00%) WSDL
3 9 (45.00%) JIRA
3 9 (45.00%) JAX-WS
3 9 (45.00%) Confluence
3 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (40.00%) X.509
4 8 (40.00%) Validation
4 8 (40.00%) SAML
4 8 (40.00%) SSL
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) DSDM
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) SOA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (45.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (45.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) LDAP
2 8 (40.00%) SSL
2 8 (40.00%) X.509
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Subversion
2 9 (45.00%) JIRA
2 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) WebLogic Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Security Designer
3 7 (35.00%) Designer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior WebLogic Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Senior Designer
6 3 (15.00%) Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (10.00%) Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) WebLogic Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Software Programmer
8 1 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
1 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) JAX-WS
2 9 (45.00%) WSDL
3 8 (40.00%) SAML
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) JSF
6 1 (5.00%) JTA
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
6 1 (5.00%) JAX-RPC
6 1 (5.00%) JTS
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (40.00%) Validation
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) DSDM
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) BPMN
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Android Development
6 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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