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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 31 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 13 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.09% 2.54% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 3.51% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 2
Average daily rate
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£369 £600 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.54% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
327 285 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.67% 72.34% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 202 164
Average daily rate £435 £420 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £22.69 £15.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.38% -19.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
2 10 (32.26%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) CSS
2 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle
3 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) LDAP
3 9 (29.03%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
3 9 (29.03%) WSDL
3 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
3 9 (29.03%) Subversion
3 9 (29.03%) Spring
3 9 (29.03%) JIRA
3 9 (29.03%) JAX-WS
3 9 (29.03%) Confluence
3 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
4 8 (25.81%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (25.81%) Sublime Text
4 8 (25.81%) Backbone.js
4 8 (25.81%) GitHub
4 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
4 8 (25.81%) HTML5
4 8 (25.81%) Heroku
4 8 (25.81%) RSpec
4 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
4 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
4 8 (25.81%) Mac OS
4 8 (25.81%) Amazon S3

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (29.03%) Confluence
2 8 (25.81%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (25.81%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) GitHub
1 8 (25.81%) Heroku
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) LDAP
2 8 (25.81%) SSH
2 8 (25.81%) X.509
2 8 (25.81%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
1 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Subversion
1 9 (29.03%) JIRA
1 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (25.81%) Sublime Text
2 8 (25.81%) RSpec
2 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) WebLogic Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Security Designer
3 7 (22.58%) Designer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior WebLogic Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Designer
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (9.68%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
8 2 (6.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) CSS
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) WSDL
2 9 (29.03%) Spring
2 9 (29.03%) JAX-WS
3 8 (25.81%) Backbone.js
3 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
3 8 (25.81%) HTML5
3 8 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (25.81%) SAML
4 4 (12.90%) .NET
5 3 (9.68%) Sass
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) JSF
7 1 (3.23%) WCF
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
4 8 (25.81%) Validation
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Kanban
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) DSDM
6 2 (6.45%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.23%) BPR
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) B2B
7 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) Ruby
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
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