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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 51 35 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.36% 2.44% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 3.23% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
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£423 £318 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.07% -25.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £322 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +25.92%
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
574 372 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.20% 75.61% 68.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 238 315
Average daily rate £438 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -10 7 £425 +33.85% 5
Chippenham - - - - 2
Salisbury - - - - 1
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) HTML
2 17 (65.38%) CSS
3 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (53.85%) HTML5
5 13 (50.00%) GitHub
6 12 (46.15%) TDD
7 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (30.77%) SSH
8 8 (30.77%) Ruby
8 8 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
8 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
8 8 (30.77%) RSpec
8 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
8 8 (30.77%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (30.77%) Sublime Text
8 8 (30.77%) Heroku
8 8 (30.77%) Mac OS
8 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
8 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
8 8 (30.77%) Amazon S3
9 7 (26.92%) Java
9 7 (26.92%) MVC
10 6 (23.08%) SQL
10 6 (23.08%) CSS3
11 5 (19.23%) Railo
11 5 (19.23%) ColdBox

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (19.23%) Railo
1 5 (19.23%) ColdFusion
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) GitHub
2 8 (30.77%) Heroku
2 8 (30.77%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) RSpec
1 8 (30.77%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (30.77%) Sublime Text
1 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) HTML
1 17 (65.38%) CSS
2 14 (53.85%) HTML5
3 8 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
3 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 6 (23.08%) CSS3
5 5 (19.23%) ColdBox
5 5 (19.23%) jQuery
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) XML
7 3 (11.54%) Sass
8 2 (7.69%) JSON
8 2 (7.69%) WCF
8 2 (7.69%) Ajax
8 2 (7.69%) XHTML
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.69%) Web Services
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE
9 1 (3.85%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 2 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) Mac OS
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) TDD
3 7 (26.92%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Kanban
5 2 (7.69%) Content Management
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) RAD
6 1 (3.85%) UML
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) DSDM
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) Ruby
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 5 (19.23%) CFML
6 2 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle