The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 2 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 43.33% 6.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 48.15% 7.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 0
Median daily rate £338 £394 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
Scrum
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
27 80 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 90.00% 86.96% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 18
Median daily rate £329 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £464 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.23 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the West Lothian region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +10 13 £338 -14.28%
Scrum
Scotland

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
4 8 (47.06%) Spring
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) CRM
6 6 (35.29%) User Stories
7 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (29.41%) OO
7 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
7 5 (29.41%) Java EE
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (23.53%) RESTful
8 4 (23.53%) QA
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
9 3 (17.65%) HP
9 3 (17.65%) Wireless
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) Selenium
9 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 3 (17.65%) Kanban
9 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (11.76%) Change Control
10 2 (11.76%) BDD
10 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Billing
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) QA Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Database Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Spring
2 5 (29.41%) Java EE
3 4 (23.53%) RESTful
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) JMS
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware
5 2 (11.76%) XSD
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
6 1 (5.88%) PhoneGap
6 1 (5.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) CRM
3 6 (35.29%) User Stories
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) OO
4 5 (29.41%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (17.65%) Kanban
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.76%) Graphite
2 2 (11.76%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle