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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 38 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.34% 1.18% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 1.51% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £275 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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
564 398 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.44% 78.19% 71.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 268 339
Average daily rate £450 £388 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £518 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 12 17
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.27% -37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £41.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 10 £450 +63.63% 9
Salisbury - 3 £450 -
Chippenham - - - - 2
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 41 (89.13%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.96%) HTML
3 17 (36.96%) CSS
4 16 (34.78%) Finance
5 15 (32.61%) Banking
6 14 (30.43%) HTML5
6 14 (30.43%) User Experience
7 13 (28.26%) GitHub
8 12 (26.09%) Project Management
9 11 (23.91%) .NET
9 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
9 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
9 11 (23.91%) TDD
10 10 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (19.57%) Windows
11 9 (19.57%) Linux
11 9 (19.57%) C#
12 8 (17.39%) Photoshop
12 8 (17.39%) MS Project
12 8 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (17.39%) Ruby
12 8 (17.39%) SSH
12 8 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
12 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
12 8 (17.39%) Heroku
12 8 (17.39%) RSpec
12 8 (17.39%) Mac OS
12 8 (17.39%) Amazon S3

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (10.87%) Railo
1 5 (10.87%) ColdFusion
2 3 (6.52%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Photoshop
1 8 (17.39%) MS Project
1 8 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) GitHub
2 8 (17.39%) Heroku
2 8 (17.39%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) SSH
2 5 (10.87%) Extranet
3 2 (4.35%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
1 8 (17.39%) RSpec
1 8 (17.39%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (17.39%) Sublime Text
2 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Banking
3 6 (13.04%) Retail
3 6 (13.04%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Project Manager
3 8 (17.39%) Digital Project Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Online Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Portfolio Manager
8 1 (2.17%) PMO Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) HTML
1 17 (36.96%) CSS
2 14 (30.43%) HTML5
3 11 (23.91%) .NET
4 8 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
4 8 (17.39%) Backbone.js
5 7 (15.22%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (13.04%) RESTful
6 6 (13.04%) CSS3
6 6 (13.04%) Sencha Touch
7 5 (10.87%) jQuery
7 5 (10.87%) ColdBox
8 4 (8.70%) XML
8 4 (8.70%) PhoneGap
8 4 (8.70%) REST
9 3 (6.52%) Sass
9 3 (6.52%) Web Services
10 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Mac OS
3 7 (15.22%) Apple iOS
3 7 (15.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (89.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Project Management
3 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
3 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
3 11 (23.91%) TDD
4 7 (15.22%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) Android Development
5 6 (13.04%) iOS Development
6 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.52%) Kanban
8 2 (4.35%) DSDM
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.35%) B2C
8 2 (4.35%) Content Management
8 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.57%) C#
3 8 (17.39%) Ruby
4 6 (13.04%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.87%) CFML
6 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Sencha
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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