The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 27 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
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 5.71% - 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +4.65% +16.57%  

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 Gloucester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 86 86 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 81.90% 84.31% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 56 55
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Gloucester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Gloucester

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Gloucester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Test Planning
3 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (50.00%) ISEB
4 6 (42.86%) Retail Banking
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) Spanish Language
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 2 (14.29%) User Experience
9 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
9 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
9 1 (7.14%) User Stories
9 1 (7.14%) Kanban
9 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 1 (7.14%) BDD
9 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) Retail Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Spanish Language
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Lead Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) UAT Lead
2 2 (14.29%) UAT Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP