The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wiltshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 49 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.85% 3.03% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 4.00% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
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£350 £513 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +31.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £317 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £710 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
480 425 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 73.96% 75.76% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 293 227
Average daily rate £400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £24.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -27.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Scrum
South West

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
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 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 9 £350 -31.70% 7
Chippenham - 3 £350 - 9
Trowbridge - - - -
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) .NET
3 14 (36.84%) CSS
4 13 (34.21%) Oracle
4 13 (34.21%) HTML
5 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 11 (28.95%) C#
6 11 (28.95%) Web Services
6 11 (28.95%) TDD
7 10 (26.32%) SQL
7 10 (26.32%) Java
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.68%) LDAP
8 9 (23.68%) WSDL
8 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
8 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
8 9 (23.68%) Subversion
8 9 (23.68%) Spring
8 9 (23.68%) JIRA
8 9 (23.68%) JAX-WS
8 9 (23.68%) Confluence
8 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
9 8 (21.05%) X.509
9 8 (21.05%) SSL
9 8 (21.05%) SAML
9 8 (21.05%) Validation
9 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
9 8 (21.05%) VB.NET
10 7 (18.42%) Windows
11 6 (15.79%) WPF

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (23.68%) Confluence
2 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Photoshop
1 4 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon S3
1 4 (10.53%) Heroku
1 4 (10.53%) GitHub
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) LDAP
2 8 (21.05%) SSL
2 8 (21.05%) X.509
3 4 (10.53%) SSH
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Subversion
1 9 (23.68%) JIRA
1 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (10.53%) Sublime Text
2 4 (10.53%) RSpec
2 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) WebLogic Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Security Designer
3 7 (18.42%) Designer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior WebLogic Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Programmer
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Designer
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) WebLogic Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 14 (36.84%) CSS
3 13 (34.21%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) Web Services
5 9 (23.68%) WSDL
5 9 (23.68%) Spring
5 9 (23.68%) JAX-WS
6 8 (21.05%) SAML
7 6 (15.79%) WinForms
7 6 (15.79%) WPF
7 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 5 (13.16%) HTML5
8 5 (13.16%) jQuery
9 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.53%) Backbone.js
9 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (7.89%) XML
11 2 (5.26%) JSON
11 2 (5.26%) WCF
11 2 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) iPhone
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) TDD
3 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.05%) Validation
5 4 (10.53%) Kanban
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.26%) MVC
7 2 (5.26%) UML
7 2 (5.26%) DSDM
7 2 (5.26%) SOA
7 2 (5.26%) ETL
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.63%) BDD
8 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.95%) C#
3 10 (26.32%) Java
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
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