Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 18 August 2019 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 18 28
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 +12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 80 155 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.49% 8.64% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 9.75% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 86 56
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £331 £338 £325
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +7.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,306 1,589 1,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.64% 88.52% 87.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 927 627
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £272 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 32 20
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £16.68 £20.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.88% -19.40% +47.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £12.70
90th Percentile £40.10 £35.00 £35.15
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year +27.66% -35.91% -23.61%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Glasgow

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Glasgow

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 77 (96.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.25%) Kanban
2 33 (41.25%) Git (software)
3 30 (37.50%) Java
4 24 (30.00%) Spring
5 21 (26.25%) REST
6 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
6 19 (23.75%) SQL
7 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 16 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (18.75%) JSON
8 15 (18.75%) HTML
9 14 (17.50%) JIRA
9 14 (17.50%) Microservices
9 14 (17.50%) Java 8
10 13 (16.25%) Confluence
10 13 (16.25%) Gradle
10 13 (16.25%) Google
10 13 (16.25%) Finance
11 12 (15.00%) JUnit
11 12 (15.00%) React
11 12 (15.00%) Spring Boot
12 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
12 11 (13.75%) SaaS
12 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (13.75%) Waterfall
12 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
12 11 (13.75%) SOA
12 11 (13.75%) Process Management
12 11 (13.75%) TDD

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 13 (16.25%) Confluence
2 10 (12.50%) Alfresco
2 10 (12.50%) CMS
3 7 (8.75%) Anypoint
4 4 (5.00%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.75%) SaaS
3 8 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (10.00%) Serverless
4 7 (8.75%) Apigee
4 7 (8.75%) OpenShift
5 6 (7.50%) Google Docs
5 6 (7.50%) npm
5 6 (7.50%) PaaS
5 6 (7.50%) Slack
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Skype
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.00%) Apache Hive
4 4 (5.00%) Big Data
5 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.75%) MySQL
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) DB2
6 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.50%) Pentaho
6 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.25%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.25%) Power BI
7 1 (1.25%) Presto
Development Applications
1 33 (41.25%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.50%) JIRA
3 13 (16.25%) Gradle
4 12 (15.00%) JUnit
5 10 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 8 (10.00%) TeamCity
7 5 (6.25%) gulp
7 5 (6.25%) webpack
8 3 (3.75%) Hudson
8 3 (3.75%) Maven
8 3 (3.75%) NUnit
8 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.50%) Ant
10 1 (1.25%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.25%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.25%) MSTest
10 1 (1.25%) Selenium
10 1 (1.25%) Subversion
10 1 (1.25%) TestNG
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Public Sector
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Back Office
5 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (52.50%) Developer
2 18 (22.50%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Architect
4 9 (11.25%) Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Technical Leader
7 6 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) MuleSoft Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Technical Design Leader
8 5 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Designer
9 4 (5.00%) Scrum Master
9 4 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (3.75%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.75%) MuleSoft Architect
10 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) Spring
2 21 (26.25%) REST
3 15 (18.75%) HTML
3 15 (18.75%) JSON
4 12 (15.00%) React
4 12 (15.00%) Spring Boot
5 10 (12.50%) .NET
5 10 (12.50%) CSS
5 10 (12.50%) HTML5
6 9 (11.25%) SOAP
7 8 (10.00%) jQuery
8 7 (8.75%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (8.75%) Apache Camel
8 7 (8.75%) Node.js
8 7 (8.75%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (8.75%) RAML
8 7 (8.75%) Swagger
9 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
9 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
9 6 (7.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Client/Server
1 9 (11.25%) User Experience
2 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.75%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.75%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Unix
2 3 (3.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (96.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.25%) Kanban
3 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (17.50%) Microservices
5 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
5 11 (13.75%) Process Management
5 11 (13.75%) SOA
5 11 (13.75%) TDD
5 11 (13.75%) Waterfall
6 10 (12.50%) Software Delivery
7 9 (11.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.25%) Technical Leadership
8 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (10.00%) User Stories
9 7 (8.75%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (8.75%) DevOps
9 7 (8.75%) Functional Programming
9 7 (8.75%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) Java
2 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
2 19 (23.75%) SQL
3 14 (17.50%) Java 8
4 11 (13.75%) Groovy
5 9 (11.25%) C#
6 6 (7.50%) Python
7 5 (6.25%) ES6
8 4 (5.00%) C
8 4 (5.00%) Clojure
8 4 (5.00%) Scala
8 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.50%) Perl
9 2 (2.50%) Ruby
10 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.25%) GDPR
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Ansible
1 8 (10.00%) Terraform
2 2 (2.50%) Control-M
3 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Google
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) MuleSoft
3 7 (8.75%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (8.75%) SAP
3 7 (8.75%) WSO2
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle
5 5 (6.25%) Adobe
6 2 (2.50%) Informatica
7 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.25%) Tableau