Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 24 37
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 99 66 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.35% 6.29% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.69% 7.53% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 42 23
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £365 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +5.80% -23.33%
10th Percentile £316 £296 £217
90th Percentile £505 £475 £535
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year -30.23% +6.49% -10.27%

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 1,022 876 1,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.17% 83.51% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 454 630
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £206
90th Percentile £500 £475 £476
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.69% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.28
90th Percentile £36.00 £48.73 £48.28
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% -40.00% +43.23%

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 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 95 (95.96%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.35%) Java
2 35 (35.35%) JavaScript
3 26 (26.26%) TDD
4 25 (25.25%) Kanban
5 22 (22.22%) Spring
6 21 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (20.20%) SQL
8 19 (19.19%) SDLC
9 18 (18.18%) Python
10 17 (17.17%) BDD
11 16 (16.16%) DSDM
12 15 (15.15%) HTML
12 15 (15.15%) Unix
12 15 (15.15%) Linux
12 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
12 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (15.15%) Test Automation
12 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
12 15 (15.15%) Docker
13 14 (14.14%) Ansible
13 14 (14.14%) User Stories
13 14 (14.14%) Hibernate
13 14 (14.14%) Web Services
14 13 (13.13%) RUP
14 13 (13.13%) Ruby
14 13 (13.13%) Multithreading
14 13 (13.13%) Puppet
14 13 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (12.12%) 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 10 (10.10%) JBoss
1 10 (10.10%) Tomcat
1 10 (10.10%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.07%) Jetty
2 7 (7.07%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.03%) CloudStack
3 3 (3.03%) CMS
3 3 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) JOnAS
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.04%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.04%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (4.04%) PaaS
5 3 (3.03%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.02%) GitHub
6 2 (2.02%) Serverless
6 2 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) AMQP
2 2 (2.02%) Internet
2 2 (2.02%) SMS
3 1 (1.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.08%) Hadoop
4 7 (7.07%) Couchbase
4 7 (7.07%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.07%) Redis
4 7 (7.07%) Riak
5 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.02%) MySQL
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.09%) JIRA
4 8 (8.08%) Ant
5 7 (7.07%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.07%) FitNesse
5 7 (7.07%) JUnit
5 7 (7.07%) Selenium
5 7 (7.07%) Vagrant
6 6 (6.06%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.04%) Maven
8 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.02%) Hudson
8 2 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.02%) Subversion
8 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.01%) Bower
9 1 (1.01%) Grunt
9 1 (1.01%) gulp
9 1 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (5.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Games
3 2 (2.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (41.41%) Developer
2 23 (23.23%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.15%) Scrum Master
4 11 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.10%) Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Agile Scrum Master
8 5 (5.05%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Digital Project Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Digital Transformation
8 5 (5.05%) Digital Transformation Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Transformation Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Transformation Project Manager
8 5 (5.05%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Agile Coach
9 4 (4.04%) Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.22%) Spring
2 15 (15.15%) HTML
3 14 (14.14%) Hibernate
3 14 (14.14%) Web Services
4 12 (12.12%) HTML5
5 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 10 (10.10%) RESTful
7 9 (9.09%) CSS
7 9 (9.09%) React
8 8 (8.08%) .NET
8 8 (8.08%) JPA
9 7 (7.07%) JMS
9 7 (7.07%) Kafka
9 7 (7.07%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (7.07%) TIBCO EMS
9 7 (7.07%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (6.06%) SOAP
11 5 (5.05%) jQuery
11 5 (5.05%) Middleware
12 4 (4.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.05%) PMI
2 5 (5.05%) User Experience
3 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.02%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Linux
1 15 (15.15%) Unix
2 5 (5.05%) Android
2 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (95.96%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.26%) TDD
3 25 (25.25%) Kanban
4 19 (19.19%) SDLC
5 17 (17.17%) BDD
6 16 (16.16%) DSDM
7 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 15 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 14 (14.14%) User Stories
9 13 (13.13%) Multithreading
9 13 (13.13%) RUP
10 12 (12.12%) UML
11 10 (10.10%) Project Management
11 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
13 7 (7.07%) DevOps
13 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
13 7 (7.07%) OO
13 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.35%) Java
1 35 (35.35%) JavaScript
2 20 (20.20%) SQL
3 18 (18.18%) Python
4 13 (13.13%) Ruby
5 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 11 (11.11%) C#
6 7 (7.07%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.02%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.02%) PHP
10 1 (1.01%) ES6
10 1 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) ISEB
5 3 (3.03%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) PMP
6 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.01%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (15.15%) Docker
2 3 (3.03%) vSphere
2 3 (3.03%) Xen
2 3 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (14.14%) Ansible
2 13 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (13.13%) Puppet
3 11 (11.11%) Cobbler
4 4 (4.04%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.02%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.01%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) IBM
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Perforce
2 7 (7.07%) TIBCO
3 5 (5.05%) Informatica
4 4 (4.04%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (2.02%) Capita
5 2 (2.02%) Google
6 1 (1.01%) FireEye
6 1 (1.01%) Pega
6 1 (1.01%) RedGate
6 1 (1.01%) SAP
6 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.01%) Splunk