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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 21 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.69% 3.63% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 4.53% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 17
Average daily rate £550 £390 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £338 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £413 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -
Scrum
Wiltshire

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
253 287 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.75% 80.17% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 205 271
Average daily rate £420 £444 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +10.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) Finance
3 19 (36.54%) Java
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 16 (30.77%) Spring
5 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
5 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 14 (26.92%) PRINCE2
5 14 (26.92%) SDLC
6 13 (25.00%) CSS
6 13 (25.00%) HTML
6 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (23.08%) UML
7 12 (23.08%) Use Case
7 12 (23.08%) TOGAF
7 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 11 (21.15%) Banking
9 10 (19.23%) Middleware
9 10 (19.23%) SOA
9 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (17.31%) Oracle
10 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
10 9 (17.31%) Degree
11 8 (15.38%) BDD
11 8 (15.38%) Games
12 7 (13.46%) C#
12 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
12 7 (13.46%) Selenium
13 6 (11.54%) Cucumber

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (9.62%) IIS
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Selenium
2 6 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.69%) JBehave
4 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.85%) Ant
5 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) Maven
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
5 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 8 (15.38%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Java Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Architect
4 9 (17.31%) Java Software Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Financial Software Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum Master
7 4 (7.69%) Siebel Tester
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.77%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Agile Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Business Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Developer in Test
9 2 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) Spring
2 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
3 13 (25.00%) CSS
3 13 (25.00%) HTML
4 10 (19.23%) Middleware
5 6 (11.54%) .NET
5 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.54%) Web Services
6 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.62%) CSS3
6 5 (9.62%) HTML5
6 5 (9.62%) jQuery
6 5 (9.62%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (9.62%) LESS
6 5 (9.62%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (9.62%) REST
7 1 (1.92%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.54%) User Experience
4 5 (9.62%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (9.62%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) NHS
6 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) EPoS
6 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
1 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) PRINCE2
2 14 (26.92%) SDLC
3 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 12 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 12 (23.08%) UML
3 12 (23.08%) Use Case
4 10 (19.23%) SOA
5 8 (15.38%) BDD
6 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.54%) ETL
8 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) Content Management
8 5 (9.62%) Defect Management
8 5 (9.62%) MVC
8 5 (9.62%) Test Management
8 5 (9.62%) Time Management
9 4 (7.69%) Kanban
9 4 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (5.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 16 (30.77%) SQL
3 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.46%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) ISEB
3 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.77%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SEPA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Siebel
4 4 (7.69%) Informatica
5 2 (3.85%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.92%) Civica
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) TIBCO