Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 27 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19 +21
Contract jobs citing Scrum 154 88 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.62% 6.59% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.76% 7.58% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 56 35
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +33.11%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £538 £475 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year +3.03% +9.27% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 1,578 1,161 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.35% 86.97% 85.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 623 611
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £215
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.68 £20.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.40% +47.82% -58.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.70 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.15 £38.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.45% -23.61% +37.30%

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 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 150 (97.40%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (47.40%) Java
3 58 (37.66%) Kanban
4 47 (30.52%) JavaScript
5 44 (28.57%) Spring
6 40 (25.97%) Oracle
6 40 (25.97%) OO
7 39 (25.32%) HTML
7 39 (25.32%) SQL
8 38 (24.68%) Python
9 35 (22.73%) TDD
10 32 (20.78%) Finance
11 27 (17.53%) .NET
11 27 (17.53%) Jenkins
12 26 (16.88%) Unix
13 25 (16.23%) C#
13 25 (16.23%) Git (software)
13 25 (16.23%) Test Automation
14 24 (15.58%) CSS
15 23 (14.94%) QA
15 23 (14.94%) BDD
16 22 (14.29%) User Stories
16 22 (14.29%) Relational Database
16 22 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (12.99%) Hibernate
17 20 (12.99%) XML
17 20 (12.99%) UML
17 20 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (12.99%) JIRA
17 20 (12.99%) HTML5

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 12 (7.79%) Jetty
1 12 (7.79%) WebLogic
2 11 (7.14%) JBoss
2 11 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.84%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.90%) Apache
4 6 (3.90%) Confluence
5 5 (3.25%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.25%) CMS
6 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.65%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.30%) Mingle
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.55%) AquaLogic BPM
2 7 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.60%) PaaS
4 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.30%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.30%) GitHub
4 2 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.65%) Serverless
5 1 (0.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.84%) AMQP
2 2 (1.30%) Firewall
2 2 (1.30%) Internet
2 2 (1.30%) MPLS
2 2 (1.30%) WAN
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 18 (11.69%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.39%) Hadoop
4 14 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 11 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.49%) Couchbase
6 10 (6.49%) Pentaho
6 10 (6.49%) Redis
6 10 (6.49%) Riak
7 8 (5.19%) Big Data
7 8 (5.19%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.90%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.60%) Apache Zeppelin
11 3 (1.95%) Data Mart
11 3 (1.95%) DB2
11 3 (1.95%) MySQL
12 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.65%) Impala
Development Applications
1 27 (17.53%) Jenkins
2 25 (16.23%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.99%) JIRA
4 16 (10.39%) Maven
4 16 (10.39%) Selenium
5 11 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 10 (6.49%) Vagrant
7 9 (5.84%) FitNesse
8 7 (4.55%) SpecFlow
9 6 (3.90%) Bitbucket
9 6 (3.90%) IntelliJ
9 6 (3.90%) WebDriver
10 5 (3.25%) JUnit
10 5 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.60%) Gradle
12 3 (1.95%) Ant
12 3 (1.95%) Hudson
12 3 (1.95%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.30%) JBehave
13 2 (1.30%) JMeter
General
1 32 (20.78%) Finance
2 15 (9.74%) Banking
3 7 (4.55%) Front Office
4 4 (2.60%) Back Office
4 4 (2.60%) Games
4 4 (2.60%) Retail
5 3 (1.95%) Billing
5 3 (1.95%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.95%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (48.70%) Developer
2 46 (29.87%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.39%) Analyst
4 14 (9.09%) Architect
5 13 (8.44%) Scrum Master
6 11 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Agile Coach
7 9 (5.84%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.90%) Automation Tester
8 6 (3.90%) Tester
9 5 (3.25%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.60%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.60%) CRM Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Designer
10 4 (2.60%) IT Manager
10 4 (2.60%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.60%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.57%) Spring
2 39 (25.32%) HTML
3 27 (17.53%) .NET
4 24 (15.58%) CSS
5 20 (12.99%) Hibernate
5 20 (12.99%) HTML5
5 20 (12.99%) XML
6 19 (12.34%) SOAP
7 18 (11.69%) AngularJS
7 18 (11.69%) REST
8 16 (10.39%) JMS
9 13 (8.44%) JSON
9 13 (8.44%) Kafka
10 11 (7.14%) JPA
11 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET
11 9 (5.84%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (5.84%) TIBCO EMS
11 9 (5.84%) Web Services
11 9 (5.84%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (5.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.19%) User Experience
4 7 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.55%) Derivative
4 7 (4.55%) Reference Data
4 7 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.90%) Cloud Native
5 6 (3.90%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.90%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.95%) PMI
9 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.30%) NHS
9 2 (1.30%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.88%) Unix
2 8 (5.19%) Linux
3 3 (1.95%) Windows
4 1 (0.65%) Android
4 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (97.40%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (37.66%) Kanban
3 40 (25.97%) OO
4 35 (22.73%) TDD
5 25 (16.23%) Test Automation
6 23 (14.94%) BDD
7 22 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (14.29%) User Stories
8 20 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (12.99%) UML
9 16 (10.39%) Software Engineering
10 15 (9.74%) Coaching
10 15 (9.74%) DSDM
10 15 (9.74%) Integration Testing
10 15 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (9.74%) System Testing
11 14 (9.09%) ETL
11 14 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 14 (9.09%) OOP
11 14 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 73 (47.40%) Java
2 47 (30.52%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.32%) SQL
4 38 (24.68%) Python
5 25 (16.23%) C#
6 13 (8.44%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.49%) Ruby
9 7 (4.55%) XPath
10 6 (3.90%) R
10 6 (3.90%) Scala
11 5 (3.25%) Perl
12 2 (1.30%) C++
12 2 (1.30%) Java 8
12 2 (1.30%) Korn
12 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.65%) Groovy
13 1 (0.65%) PHP
13 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.14%) Degree
2 7 (4.55%) PMP
3 6 (3.90%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.25%) ISEB
4 5 (3.25%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.94%) QA
2 6 (3.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.60%) EMIR
3 4 (2.60%) MiFID
4 3 (1.95%) PMO
5 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (9.74%) Ansible
2 13 (8.44%) Puppet
3 12 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (6.49%) Cobbler
5 4 (2.60%) Control-M
5 4 (2.60%) Kibana
Vendors
1 40 (25.97%) Oracle
2 12 (7.79%) Informatica
2 12 (7.79%) TIBCO
3 11 (7.14%) IBM
3 11 (7.14%) Splunk
4 7 (4.55%) Perforce
5 6 (3.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.30%) Capita
6 2 (1.30%) Citrix
6 2 (1.30%) VMware
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.65%) Talend
7 1 (0.65%) Xamarin