Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 9 18
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 11 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 5.19% 12.00% 7.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 14.75% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 13
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +19.55%
10th Percentile £390 £350 £339
90th Percentile £529 £550 £575
Gloucestershire median daily rate £525 £420 £448
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.15% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - £44.00 -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £44.00 -

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 178 122 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 83.96% 81.33% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 42 98
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +19.35% -3.13%
10th Percentile £288 £228 £271
90th Percentile £535 £663 £529
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 16
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £22.75 £41.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.25 £46.00
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -18.42% -10.59%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Cheltenham

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Cheltenham

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (9.09%) Trello
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) People Management
6 1 (9.09%) Power BI
6 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Gantt Chart
6 1 (9.09%) GDPR
6 1 (9.09%) Product Breakdown Structure
6 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (9.09%) Data Science
6 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Tableau

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum Master
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Verification Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
5 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Data Science
5 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Gantt Chart
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Product Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Ada
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Tableau