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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 40 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 21 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.99% 2.26% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 3.08% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 1
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£388 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +19.08%
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
512 422 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 72.93% 73.26% 64.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 271 246
Average daily rate £425 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 29
Average hourly rate £22.69 £27.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.96% -16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £8.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 16 £400 +25.00% 11
Chippenham - 3 £350 - 4
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (42.50%) CSS
2 16 (40.00%) HTML
3 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.00%) Java
5 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 12 (30.00%) HTML5
5 12 (30.00%) GitHub
6 11 (27.50%) Oracle
6 11 (27.50%) Web Services
7 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 10 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (22.50%) Confluence
8 9 (22.50%) Subversion
8 9 (22.50%) Spring
8 9 (22.50%) JAX-WS
8 9 (22.50%) JIRA
8 9 (22.50%) WSDL
8 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
8 9 (22.50%) Linux
8 9 (22.50%) LDAP
9 8 (20.00%) .NET
9 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
9 8 (20.00%) WebLogic
9 8 (20.00%) SAML
9 8 (20.00%) SSL
9 8 (20.00%) X.509
9 8 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (20.00%) Ruby

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (22.50%) Confluence
2 8 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.00%) Railo
3 4 (10.00%) ColdFusion
4 2 (5.00%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 8 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) GitHub
2 8 (20.00%) Heroku
2 8 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) LDAP
2 8 (20.00%) SSL
2 8 (20.00%) X.509
2 8 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (22.50%) Subversion
2 9 (22.50%) JIRA
3 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (20.00%) RSpec
3 8 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (20.00%) Sublime Text
4 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) WebLogic Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Designer
3 7 (17.50%) Security Designer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior WebLogic Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Designer
6 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (7.50%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Programmer
8 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) CSS
2 16 (40.00%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) HTML5
4 11 (27.50%) Web Services
5 9 (22.50%) Spring
5 9 (22.50%) JAX-WS
5 9 (22.50%) WSDL
6 8 (20.00%) .NET
6 8 (20.00%) SAML
6 8 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 5 (12.50%) jQuery
7 5 (12.50%) CSS3
8 4 (10.00%) ColdBox
8 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.00%) XML
9 3 (7.50%) Sass
10 2 (5.00%) WCF
10 2 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (30.00%) TDD
2 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (20.00%) Validation
4 6 (15.00%) MVC
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Kanban
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.50%) DSDM
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.00%) UML
8 2 (5.00%) RAD
8 2 (5.00%) SOA
8 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Web Development
9 1 (2.50%) Content Management
9 1 (2.50%) Data Management
9 1 (2.50%) SEO
9 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 8 (20.00%) Ruby
4 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) CFML
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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