Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 30 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 +22 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 131 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.58% 5.29% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.92% 6.04% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 39 15
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £323 £300
90th Percentile £554 £488 £501
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
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 1,320 993 1,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.50% 87.57% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 528 578
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £206
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £27.45 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.13% -15.55% +27.45%
10th Percentile £10.08 £14.49 £13.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.23 £40.26
Scotland median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +10.81% -48.61% +32.11%

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 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 127 (96.95%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.35%) Java
3 44 (33.59%) Kanban
4 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
5 28 (21.37%) Oracle
5 28 (21.37%) TDD
6 25 (19.08%) Python
7 24 (18.32%) .NET
7 24 (18.32%) C#
7 24 (18.32%) Spring
7 24 (18.32%) SDLC
8 23 (17.56%) User Stories
8 23 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (17.56%) HTML
9 22 (16.79%) SQL
9 22 (16.79%) OO
10 21 (16.03%) CSS
11 20 (15.27%) REST
12 19 (14.50%) Unix
13 17 (12.98%) Finance
13 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
14 16 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (12.21%) Degree
15 15 (11.45%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (10.69%) Waterfall
16 14 (10.69%) Coaching
16 14 (10.69%) Web Services
16 14 (10.69%) UML
16 14 (10.69%) DSDM
17 13 (9.92%) SOA

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 7 (5.34%) CMS
1 7 (5.34%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.82%) Apache
4 4 (3.05%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.05%) JBoss
4 4 (3.05%) Jetty
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.29%) CloudStack
5 3 (2.29%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.53%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) JOnAS
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.76%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.29%) AquaLogic BPM
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.82%) PaaS
4 3 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.29%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.53%) GitHub
6 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) Firewall
1 2 (1.53%) Internet
1 2 (1.53%) MPLS
1 2 (1.53%) WAN
2 1 (0.76%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.11%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.34%) Big Data
3 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.34%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.05%) Apache Zeppelin
5 4 (3.05%) MySQL
5 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.53%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.53%) Redis
7 2 (1.53%) Riak
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.11%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.11%) Maven
3 7 (5.34%) JIRA
4 3 (2.29%) Mockito
4 3 (2.29%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.53%) DbUnit
5 2 (1.53%) jMock
5 2 (1.53%) JUnit
5 2 (1.53%) Selenium
5 2 (1.53%) Subversion
5 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.53%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.76%) Ant
6 1 (0.76%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.76%) JBehave
6 1 (0.76%) JMeter
6 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (12.98%) Finance
2 10 (7.63%) Banking
3 6 (4.58%) Games
4 4 (3.05%) Back Office
5 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.29%) Front Office
5 3 (2.29%) Retail
6 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (35.11%) Developer
2 21 (16.03%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.74%) Architect
4 16 (12.21%) Analyst
4 16 (12.21%) Scrum Master
5 13 (9.92%) Project Manager
6 11 (8.40%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.87%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.87%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.11%) Agile Coach
9 6 (4.58%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Designer
9 6 (4.58%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (3.82%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.05%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.32%) .NET
1 24 (18.32%) Spring
2 23 (17.56%) HTML
3 21 (16.03%) CSS
4 20 (15.27%) REST
5 14 (10.69%) Web Services
6 12 (9.16%) SOAP
7 10 (7.63%) AngularJS
7 10 (7.63%) Hibernate
7 10 (7.63%) XML
8 9 (6.87%) J2EE
8 9 (6.87%) jQuery
9 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET
9 8 (6.11%) HTML5
10 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.58%) JSON
11 5 (3.82%) CSS3
11 5 (3.82%) Java EE
11 5 (3.82%) Kafka
11 5 (3.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.34%) User Experience
4 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.58%) PMI
5 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.29%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.29%) Derivative
6 3 (2.29%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.29%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.53%) NHS
8 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.50%) Unix
2 13 (9.92%) Linux
3 4 (3.05%) Android
3 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (96.95%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.59%) Kanban
3 28 (21.37%) TDD
4 24 (18.32%) SDLC
5 23 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (17.56%) User Stories
6 22 (16.79%) OO
7 14 (10.69%) Coaching
7 14 (10.69%) DSDM
7 14 (10.69%) UML
7 14 (10.69%) Waterfall
8 13 (9.92%) SOA
8 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.16%) CRM
9 12 (9.16%) Project Management
10 11 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (8.40%) Test Automation
11 10 (7.63%) BDD
11 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
11 10 (7.63%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 45 (34.35%) Java
2 41 (31.30%) JavaScript
3 25 (19.08%) Python
4 24 (18.32%) C#
5 22 (16.79%) SQL
6 6 (4.58%) Ruby
6 6 (4.58%) Scala
7 5 (3.82%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.29%) Java 8
8 3 (2.29%) XPath
9 2 (1.53%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.53%) C++
9 2 (1.53%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.21%) Degree
2 9 (6.87%) PMI Certification
3 6 (4.58%) ISEB
4 5 (3.82%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (3.05%) PMP
6 2 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.05%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (3.05%) EMIR
2 4 (3.05%) MiFID
3 3 (2.29%) PMO
4 1 (0.76%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (4.58%) Docker
2 3 (2.29%) vSphere
2 3 (2.29%) Xen
2 3 (2.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Puppet
2 6 (4.58%) Ansible
2 6 (4.58%) Cobbler
2 6 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.05%) Kibana
3 4 (3.05%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (21.37%) Oracle
2 11 (8.40%) Splunk
3 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.82%) Perforce
5 4 (3.05%) Capita
5 4 (3.05%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.29%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (2.29%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) Citrix
7 1 (0.76%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) Informatica
7 1 (0.76%) Pega
7 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.76%) VMware
7 1 (0.76%) Xamarin