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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 37 54
Rank change year-on-year +16 +17  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 48 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.24% 4.83% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.71% 5.99% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 7
Median daily rate £419 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +35.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £329 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +22.85%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 551 568 757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.11% 80.68% 83.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 342 389
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 63 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (56.06%) Java
3 22 (33.33%) Spring
4 21 (31.82%) Maven
4 21 (31.82%) OO
4 21 (31.82%) Jenkins
5 19 (28.79%) Kanban
5 19 (28.79%) SQL
5 19 (28.79%) TDD
6 18 (27.27%) Web Services
6 18 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 17 (25.76%) SOAP
7 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
8 16 (24.24%) XML
8 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
9 15 (22.73%) Unix
10 14 (21.21%) OOA/OOD
10 14 (21.21%) CSS
10 14 (21.21%) JSON
11 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (19.70%) Banking
11 13 (19.70%) HTML
11 13 (19.70%) Shell Script
12 12 (18.18%) Finance
12 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (18.18%) DB2
12 12 (18.18%) Ant
12 12 (18.18%) Perforce
12 12 (18.18%) Hudson
13 11 (16.67%) Gradle

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 4 (6.06%) CMS
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.03%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.52%) Mule
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon S3
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.55%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 12 (18.18%) DB2
3 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.03%) MySQL
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Jenkins
1 21 (31.82%) Maven
2 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 12 (18.18%) Ant
3 12 (18.18%) Hudson
4 11 (16.67%) Gradle
5 6 (9.09%) Selenium
6 4 (6.06%) JIRA
7 3 (4.55%) JUnit
8 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.03%) Mockito
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.03%) TestRail
9 1 (1.52%) Concordion
9 1 (1.52%) JBehave
9 1 (1.52%) Moq
9 1 (1.52%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (19.70%) Banking
2 12 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Private Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Publishing
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Developer
2 27 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) AWS Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Designer
4 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Scrum Master
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Designer
6 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) UX Designer
7 3 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) Spring
2 18 (27.27%) Web Services
3 17 (25.76%) SOAP
4 16 (24.24%) XML
5 14 (21.21%) CSS
5 14 (21.21%) JSON
6 13 (19.70%) HTML
7 11 (16.67%) Protocol Buffers
8 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 8 (12.12%) CSS3
9 8 (12.12%) HTML5
10 7 (10.61%) React
11 6 (9.09%) J2EE
11 6 (9.09%) jQuery
12 5 (7.58%) .NET
12 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
12 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (7.58%) RESTful
13 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (4.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Derivative
4 1 (1.52%) Fintech
4 1 (1.52%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Unix
2 5 (7.58%) Android
2 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) OO
3 19 (28.79%) Kanban
3 19 (28.79%) TDD
4 14 (21.21%) OOA/OOD
5 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.15%) BDD
7 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.64%) MVC
9 7 (10.61%) Microservices
9 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.09%) Front End Development
11 5 (7.58%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (6.06%) Data Protection
12 4 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (6.06%) SDLC
12 4 (6.06%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) Java
2 19 (28.79%) SQL
3 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.70%) Shell Script
5 8 (12.12%) Ruby
6 7 (10.61%) C#
7 4 (6.06%) Groovy
8 3 (4.55%) PHP
8 3 (4.55%) Scala
9 2 (3.03%) Jython
9 2 (3.03%) Python
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (13.64%) EMIR
1 9 (13.64%) MiFID
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
1 1 (1.52%) Control-M
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
1 1 (1.52%) Terraform
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Perforce
2 11 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) CA
4 1 (1.52%) FatWire
4 1 (1.52%) Informatica
4 1 (1.52%) Sybase
4 1 (1.52%) Telerik
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago