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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 28 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.74% 3.73% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 5.56% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £280 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £322 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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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
331 216 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.34% 67.08% 72.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 169 193
Average daily rate £435 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £33.75 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.81% -48.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £20.20 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
2 12 (52.17%) HTML5
2 12 (52.17%) GitHub
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (34.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (34.78%) SSH
4 8 (34.78%) Ruby
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Photoshop
4 8 (34.78%) Backbone.js
4 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
4 8 (34.78%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (34.78%) Sublime Text
4 8 (34.78%) RSpec
4 8 (34.78%) Heroku
4 8 (34.78%) Amazon S3
4 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
4 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
4 8 (34.78%) Mac OS
4 8 (34.78%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 4 (17.39%) ColdFusion

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (17.39%) ColdFusion
1 4 (17.39%) Railo
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Photoshop
1 8 (34.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) GitHub
2 8 (34.78%) Amazon S3
2 8 (34.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SSH
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) RSpec
1 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
1 8 (34.78%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (34.78%) Sublime Text
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
1 12 (52.17%) CSS
1 12 (52.17%) HTML5
2 8 (34.78%) Backbone.js
2 8 (34.78%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 4 (17.39%) ColdBox
3 4 (17.39%) CSS3
4 3 (13.04%) Sass
5 2 (8.70%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) XHTML
5 2 (8.70%) Ajax
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
1 8 (34.78%) Mac OS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Content Management
6 2 (8.70%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) DSDM
6 2 (8.70%) Release Management
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) BPMN
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) CFML
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft