The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 42 35 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs citing Scrum 22 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.06% 3.11% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 4.37% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £290 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £680 £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%
Scrum
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
537 389 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.79% 71.12% 68.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 256 305
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 22
Average hourly rate £22.10 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.35% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £8.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.25 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Wiltshire region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -1 16 £413 +28.90% 3
Chippenham - 3 £350 - 6
Salisbury - - - - 1
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) HTML5
3 13 (44.83%) GitHub
4 12 (41.38%) TDD
5 10 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (27.59%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (27.59%) Photoshop
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) SSH
6 8 (27.59%) Ruby
6 8 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
6 8 (27.59%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (27.59%) Sublime Text
6 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
6 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
6 8 (27.59%) Backbone.js
6 8 (27.59%) Heroku
6 8 (27.59%) RSpec
6 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3
6 8 (27.59%) Mac OS
7 7 (24.14%) Java
8 6 (20.69%) SQL
8 6 (20.69%) MVC
9 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
9 5 (17.24%) .NET
9 5 (17.24%) ColdFusion

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (17.24%) ColdFusion
1 5 (17.24%) Railo
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Photoshop
1 8 (27.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) GitHub
2 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3
2 8 (27.59%) Heroku
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) RSpec
1 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
1 8 (27.59%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (27.59%) Sublime Text
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
1 16 (55.17%) CSS
2 13 (44.83%) HTML5
3 8 (27.59%) Backbone.js
3 8 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.24%) .NET
4 5 (17.24%) CSS3
4 5 (17.24%) jQuery
4 5 (17.24%) ColdBox
5 4 (13.79%) XML
6 3 (10.34%) Sass
6 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.90%) J2EE
7 2 (6.90%) JSON
7 2 (6.90%) WCF
7 2 (6.90%) XHTML
7 2 (6.90%) Ajax
8 1 (3.45%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
1 8 (27.59%) Mac OS
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) TDD
3 6 (20.69%) MVC
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Kanban
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) DSDM
7 2 (6.90%) UML
7 2 (6.90%) RAD
7 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Release Management
7 2 (6.90%) Content Management
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Test Management
8 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) Ruby
3 7 (24.14%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 5 (17.24%) CFML
6 2 (6.90%) C#
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft