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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 34 41
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.44% 4.31% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 5.11% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 15
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £307 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.27 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.82% -0.54%  

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 445 489 718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 84.92% 84.31% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 272 423
Median daily rate £358 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) Java
3 17 (35.42%) TDD
4 16 (33.33%) Spring
5 15 (31.25%) HTML
5 15 (31.25%) CSS
5 15 (31.25%) OO
6 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
7 12 (25.00%) SQL
7 12 (25.00%) SOAP
7 12 (25.00%) XML
7 12 (25.00%) Maven
7 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 10 (20.83%) Gradle
8 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
8 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
8 10 (20.83%) Microservices
8 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
8 10 (20.83%) JSON
8 10 (20.83%) Web Services
8 10 (20.83%) Unix
9 9 (18.75%) DB2
9 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
9 9 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (16.67%) Ant
10 8 (16.67%) Oracle
10 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 8 (16.67%) Banking
10 8 (16.67%) Perforce

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 5 (10.42%) CMS
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.25%) Jadu
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.17%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.17%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.08%) Confluence
5 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.08%) GeoServer
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.75%) DB2
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.17%) Big Data
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
6 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.08%) GIS
7 1 (2.08%) HSQLDB
7 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.08%) QlikView
7 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.08%) Spatial Data
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Maven
2 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.83%) Gradle
2 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.67%) Ant
3 8 (16.67%) Hudson
4 6 (12.50%) JIRA
4 6 (12.50%) Selenium
5 4 (8.33%) JBehave
6 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.17%) Concordion
7 2 (4.17%) Grunt
7 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.17%) JUnit
7 2 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (4.17%) YouTrack
8 1 (2.08%) Android Studio
8 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (16.67%) Banking
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Scrum Master
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (4.17%) Android Developer
7 2 (4.17%) CMS Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Designer
7 2 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Software Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Android Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Designer
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) Spring
2 15 (31.25%) CSS
2 15 (31.25%) HTML
3 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (25.00%) SOAP
3 12 (25.00%) XML
4 10 (20.83%) JSON
4 10 (20.83%) Web Services
5 7 (14.58%) Protocol Buffers
6 5 (10.42%) React
6 5 (10.42%) REST
7 4 (8.33%) Angular 2
7 4 (8.33%) JSP
7 4 (8.33%) Spring Integration
8 3 (6.25%) .NET
8 3 (6.25%) HTML5
8 3 (6.25%) Java EE
8 3 (6.25%) jQuery
8 3 (6.25%) RESTful
9 2 (4.17%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) IPTV
4 1 (2.08%) New Media
4 1 (2.08%) Social Network
4 1 (2.08%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Unix
2 5 (10.42%) Android
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) TDD
3 15 (31.25%) OO
4 10 (20.83%) Microservices
5 9 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.58%) Kanban
7 7 (14.58%) MVC
8 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (12.50%) SOA
8 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.50%) Web Development
9 5 (10.42%) Android Development
9 5 (10.42%) BDD
9 5 (10.42%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (10.42%) Front End Development
9 5 (10.42%) SDLC
10 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
10 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) Groovy
7 2 (4.17%) Jython
8 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) MiFID
2 4 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (8.33%) EMIR
3 3 (6.25%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
1 8 (16.67%) Perforce
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe
3 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) ESRI
4 1 (2.08%) Facebook
4 1 (2.08%) FatWire
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter