Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 17 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 +31
Contract jobs citing Scrum 118 101 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.55% 8.71% 6.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 9.95% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 74 44
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +12.31%
10th Percentile £360 £319 £299
90th Percentile £638 £506 £475
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £45.75 £30.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +52.50% -30.23% +6.49%

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 1,404 1,015 898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.83% 87.50% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 587 455
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £205
90th Percentile £550 £513 £461
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 21
Glasgow median hourly rate £23.13 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.65% +14.29% -16.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.25 £33.88 £45.75
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +19.05% -14.29% +12.64%

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 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 117 (99.15%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (42.37%) Java
3 41 (34.75%) Kanban
4 40 (33.90%) Oracle
5 32 (27.12%) JavaScript
5 32 (27.12%) SQL
5 32 (27.12%) Spring
6 31 (26.27%) TDD
7 30 (25.42%) Finance
7 30 (25.42%) Jenkins
8 26 (22.03%) Mentoring
9 23 (19.49%) JIRA
10 22 (18.64%) Degree
10 22 (18.64%) Test Automation
11 21 (17.80%) HTML
11 21 (17.80%) Python
11 21 (17.80%) AngularJS
12 20 (16.95%) User Stories
12 20 (16.95%) Computer Science
13 19 (16.10%) Data Analysis
13 19 (16.10%) Software Engineering
13 19 (16.10%) Git (software)
14 18 (15.25%) REST
14 18 (15.25%) OO
14 18 (15.25%) Acceptance Criteria
15 17 (14.41%) SOAP
15 17 (14.41%) Business Analysis
15 17 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (13.56%) HTML5
16 16 (13.56%) Workflow

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 5 (4.24%) Confluence
2 4 (3.39%) Apache Qpid
2 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.69%) JBoss
3 2 (1.69%) Jetty
3 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) AquaLogic BPM
1 6 (5.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.93%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (5.08%) PaaS
5 4 (3.39%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.54%) Serverless
7 2 (1.69%) SaaS
8 1 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.85%) GitHub
8 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) NAS
2 2 (1.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.93%) Pentaho
4 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.08%) DB2
5 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.39%) Power BI
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.69%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.69%) Redis
7 2 (1.69%) Riak
8 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (25.42%) Jenkins
2 23 (19.49%) JIRA
3 19 (16.10%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.47%) Maven
5 9 (7.63%) Cucumber
5 9 (7.63%) Selenium
6 7 (5.93%) IntelliJ
7 6 (5.08%) fastlane
8 5 (4.24%) Bitbucket
8 5 (4.24%) Subversion
9 3 (2.54%) Gradle
9 3 (2.54%) JUnit
10 2 (1.69%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.69%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.69%) JBehave
10 2 (1.69%) JMeter
10 2 (1.69%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (25.42%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Banking
3 6 (5.08%) Front Office
3 6 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.54%) Back Office
5 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (50.00%) Developer
2 33 (27.97%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.25%) Analyst
4 15 (12.71%) Agile Coach
4 15 (12.71%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) Agile Business Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) iOS Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Technical Business Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.24%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (2.54%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.54%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.12%) Spring
2 21 (17.80%) AngularJS
2 21 (17.80%) HTML
3 18 (15.25%) REST
4 17 (14.41%) SOAP
5 16 (13.56%) HTML5
6 15 (12.71%) CSS
7 14 (11.86%) JSON
7 14 (11.86%) Web Services
8 11 (9.32%) Hibernate
8 11 (9.32%) React
8 11 (9.32%) XML
9 9 (7.63%) Spring Boot
10 8 (6.78%) JMS
11 7 (5.93%) .NET
11 7 (5.93%) CSS3
12 6 (5.08%) Apache MINA
12 6 (5.08%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (5.08%) RESTful
12 6 (5.08%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.93%) Private Cloud
3 7 (5.93%) User Experience
4 6 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.08%) Reference Data
4 6 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.24%) Cloud Native
6 4 (3.39%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.39%) Wiki
7 2 (1.69%) Derivative
7 2 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Linux
2 11 (9.32%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.47%) Android
4 9 (7.63%) Unix
4 9 (7.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (99.15%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (34.75%) Kanban
3 31 (26.27%) TDD
4 26 (22.03%) Mentoring
5 22 (18.64%) Test Automation
6 20 (16.95%) Computer Science
6 20 (16.95%) User Stories
7 19 (16.10%) Data Analysis
7 19 (16.10%) Software Engineering
8 18 (15.25%) Acceptance Criteria
8 18 (15.25%) OO
9 17 (14.41%) Business Analysis
9 17 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (13.56%) Workflow
11 15 (12.71%) Agile Coaching
11 15 (12.71%) BDD
12 14 (11.86%) Web Development
13 13 (11.02%) Coaching
13 13 (11.02%) ETL
14 12 (10.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.37%) Java
2 32 (27.12%) JavaScript
2 32 (27.12%) SQL
3 21 (17.80%) Python
4 11 (9.32%) Apple Swift
5 9 (7.63%) C#
6 7 (5.93%) Objective-C
7 6 (5.08%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.08%) Perl
7 6 (5.08%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.08%) XPath
8 5 (4.24%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.24%) R
8 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.39%) C
9 4 (3.39%) Korn
9 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.39%) Ruby
10 3 (2.54%) Java 8
11 2 (1.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 22 (18.64%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (5.08%) Master's Degree
3 4 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB
6 1 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) Ansible
1 10 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (8.47%) Puppet
2 4 (3.39%) Nagios
3 2 (1.69%) Cobbler
3 2 (1.69%) Control-M
3 2 (1.69%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.69%) Rancher
Vendors
1 40 (33.90%) Oracle
2 6 (5.08%) Apple
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.39%) Informatica
5 3 (2.54%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.54%) Charles River
5 3 (2.54%) Google
5 3 (2.54%) IBM
5 3 (2.54%) Sybase
6 2 (1.69%) Talend
6 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.85%) FatWire
7 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft