Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 +37
Contract jobs citing Scrum 112 103 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.63% 7.87% 7.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.40% 8.98% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 73 53
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +24.00%
10th Percentile £340 £319 £313
90th Percentile £538 £488 £470
Scotland median daily rate £426 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -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 1,513 1,147 952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.58% 87.69% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 616 506
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £256 £221
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £356
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.55% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +57.38% -44.42%
10th Percentile £12.95 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.41 £33.53 £42.73
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -

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 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 109 (97.32%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (50.00%) Java
3 46 (41.07%) Kanban
4 36 (32.14%) Oracle
4 36 (32.14%) SQL
4 36 (32.14%) Spring
5 35 (31.25%) Finance
6 32 (28.57%) OO
7 29 (25.89%) JavaScript
7 29 (25.89%) JIRA
8 28 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 28 (25.00%) Python
8 28 (25.00%) TDD
9 26 (23.21%) BDD
9 26 (23.21%) Jenkins
10 24 (21.43%) HTML
11 20 (17.86%) Hibernate
12 19 (16.96%) HTML5
12 19 (16.96%) Git (software)
12 19 (16.96%) Relational Database
13 18 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (16.07%) QA
13 18 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (16.07%) JMS
14 17 (15.18%) ETL
14 17 (15.18%) XML
14 17 (15.18%) Software Engineering
14 17 (15.18%) AngularJS
15 16 (14.29%) Data Analysis
15 16 (14.29%) Selenium

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 9 (8.04%) JBoss
1 9 (8.04%) Jetty
1 9 (8.04%) Tomcat
1 9 (8.04%) WebLogic
1 9 (8.04%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.25%) Confluence
3 2 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.89%) Apache
4 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.89%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (8.04%) AquaLogic BPM
1 9 (8.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.68%) Serverless
5 1 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.89%) Office 365
5 1 (0.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) AMQP
2 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.82%) Pentaho
2 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.93%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.04%) Couchbase
4 9 (8.04%) Hadoop
4 9 (8.04%) Redis
4 9 (8.04%) Riak
5 8 (7.14%) DB2
6 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.57%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.68%) Data Mart
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.79%) Power BI
9 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) JIRA
2 26 (23.21%) Jenkins
3 19 (16.96%) Git (software)
4 16 (14.29%) Selenium
5 11 (9.82%) Cucumber
6 10 (8.93%) Maven
7 9 (8.04%) FitNesse
7 9 (8.04%) Vagrant
8 7 (6.25%) Bitbucket
8 7 (6.25%) IntelliJ
8 7 (6.25%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.46%) JUnit
9 5 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (4.46%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.68%) Gradle
11 2 (1.79%) Ant
11 2 (1.79%) Hudson
11 2 (1.79%) JBehave
11 2 (1.79%) Subversion
11 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Front Office
3 8 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Billing
5 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (54.46%) Developer
2 44 (39.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.50%) Analyst
4 10 (8.93%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.93%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.36%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) Agile Coach
6 5 (4.46%) Automation Tester
6 5 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (4.46%) Scrum Master
6 5 (4.46%) Tester
7 4 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (3.57%) iOS Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (2.68%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.68%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Developer
8 3 (2.68%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (2.68%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.14%) Spring
2 24 (21.43%) HTML
3 20 (17.86%) Hibernate
4 19 (16.96%) HTML5
5 18 (16.07%) JMS
6 17 (15.18%) AngularJS
6 17 (15.18%) XML
7 13 (11.61%) SOAP
8 11 (9.82%) .NET
8 11 (9.82%) CSS
9 9 (8.04%) Apache Camel
9 9 (8.04%) Apache MINA
9 9 (8.04%) JPA
9 9 (8.04%) Kafka
9 9 (8.04%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (8.04%) TIBCO EMS
9 9 (8.04%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (7.14%) JSON
11 7 (6.25%) Drools
11 7 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.93%) User Experience
3 9 (8.04%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (8.04%) Private Cloud
3 9 (8.04%) Reference Data
3 9 (8.04%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.25%) Cloud Native
6 5 (4.46%) Derivative
7 4 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.68%) Wiki
9 2 (1.79%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.89%) DTCC
10 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.89%) Eurex
10 1 (0.89%) Fintech
10 1 (0.89%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.39%) Unix
2 5 (4.46%) Linux
3 4 (3.57%) Android
3 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (97.32%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (41.07%) Kanban
3 32 (28.57%) OO
4 28 (25.00%) TDD
4 28 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 26 (23.21%) BDD
6 18 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (15.18%) ETL
7 17 (15.18%) Software Engineering
8 16 (14.29%) Data Analysis
9 15 (13.39%) DevOps
9 15 (13.39%) OOP
10 14 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.50%) System Testing
10 14 (12.50%) Web Development
11 13 (11.61%) Mentoring
11 13 (11.61%) User Stories
12 12 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (9.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.00%) Java
2 36 (32.14%) SQL
3 29 (25.89%) JavaScript
4 28 (25.00%) Python
5 14 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 12 (10.71%) Bash Shell
7 11 (9.82%) Ruby
8 10 (8.93%) C#
9 9 (8.04%) XPath
10 7 (6.25%) R
11 4 (3.57%) Apple Swift
11 4 (3.57%) C
11 4 (3.57%) Perl
12 3 (2.68%) Korn
12 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.79%) C++
13 2 (1.79%) Go
13 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.89%) Java 8
14 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) PMP
3 3 (2.68%) ISEB
3 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.07%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (11.61%) Ansible
2 12 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (10.71%) Puppet
3 9 (8.04%) Cobbler
4 4 (3.57%) Control-M
5 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (32.14%) Oracle
2 12 (10.71%) Informatica
3 9 (8.04%) IBM
3 9 (8.04%) TIBCO
4 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.79%) Perforce
5 2 (1.79%) Talend
6 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.89%) Citrix
6 1 (0.89%) FatWire
6 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.89%) VMware