The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 11 17 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 40 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 12.16% 7.71% 9.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.23% 10.21% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 27
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £303 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 281 333 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 85.41% 75.51% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 167 198
Median daily rate £404 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Gloucestershire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Gloucestershire

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Gloucestershire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +5 8 £425 +6.25% 1
Cheltenham -2 2 £365 -11.51% 6
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 93 (90.29%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.78%) Security Cleared
3 34 (33.01%) Finance
4 33 (32.04%) DV Cleared
5 29 (28.16%) Java
6 25 (24.27%) Web Services
6 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
7 24 (23.30%) Linux
7 24 (23.30%) ISEB
8 23 (22.33%) JavaScript
8 23 (22.33%) C
9 22 (21.36%) Oracle
10 20 (19.42%) XML
11 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (17.48%) PRINCE2
12 18 (17.48%) Software Testing
12 18 (17.48%) SDLC
13 17 (16.50%) Python
13 17 (16.50%) REST
14 16 (15.53%) AngularJS
14 16 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (15.53%) Windows
15 15 (14.56%) JUnit
15 15 (14.56%) J2EE
15 15 (14.56%) Business Analysis
15 15 (14.56%) Banking
15 15 (14.56%) DevOps
16 14 (13.59%) APMG
16 14 (13.59%) Retail
16 14 (13.59%) SQL Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (8.74%) JBoss
2 7 (6.80%) Confluence
3 5 (4.85%) Apache
4 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.91%) Mule
5 3 (2.91%) Mule ESB
5 3 (2.91%) SAS
6 2 (1.94%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.94%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) CPLEX
2 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (10.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) ATM
1 3 (2.91%) SSH
2 1 (0.97%) Firewall
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.97%) VoIP
2 1 (0.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.85%) Big Data
4 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.88%) MySQL
4 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.88%) Redis
5 3 (2.91%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.94%) OrientDB
6 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) JUnit
2 12 (11.65%) Cucumber
3 11 (10.68%) Selenium
4 10 (9.71%) JIRA
4 10 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.85%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.88%) Ant
8 4 (3.88%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.88%) Maven
8 4 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (3.88%) ReSharper
8 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.91%) Gradle
9 3 (2.91%) Zephyr
10 2 (1.94%) Hudson
10 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.97%) CMake
General
1 34 (33.01%) Finance
2 15 (14.56%) Banking
3 14 (13.59%) Retail
4 13 (12.62%) Retail Banking
5 11 (10.68%) Electronics
5 11 (10.68%) Manufacturing
5 11 (10.68%) Marketing
5 11 (10.68%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.85%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.91%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.97%) Games
8 1 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (35.92%) Developer
2 21 (20.39%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.48%) Analyst
3 18 (17.48%) Business Analyst
4 14 (13.59%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 13 (12.62%) Test Manager
6 11 (10.68%) Test Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) Integration Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Java Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Requirements Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Scrum Master
11 4 (3.88%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Tester
12 3 (2.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.27%) Web Services
2 20 (19.42%) XML
3 17 (16.50%) REST
4 16 (15.53%) AngularJS
5 15 (14.56%) J2EE
6 13 (12.62%) XSLT
7 12 (11.65%) EJB
7 12 (11.65%) Hibernate
7 12 (11.65%) XSD
8 11 (10.68%) .NET
9 10 (9.71%) CSS
9 10 (9.71%) HTML
9 10 (9.71%) JPA
9 10 (9.71%) JSF
9 10 (9.71%) SOAP
10 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET
10 9 (8.74%) EJB 3.0
10 9 (8.74%) JAXB
10 9 (8.74%) PrimeFaces
11 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) User Experience
2 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.91%) Wiki
4 2 (1.94%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Linux
2 16 (15.53%) Windows
3 5 (4.85%) Android
3 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (90.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
3 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (17.48%) PRINCE2
4 18 (17.48%) SDLC
4 18 (17.48%) Software Testing
5 16 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (14.56%) Business Analysis
6 15 (14.56%) DevOps
7 14 (13.59%) PRINCE
8 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.65%) Workflow
9 11 (10.68%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (10.68%) Manual Testing
9 11 (10.68%) MVC
9 11 (10.68%) Programme Management
9 11 (10.68%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (9.71%) Defect Management
10 10 (9.71%) Integration Testing
10 10 (9.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.16%) Java
2 23 (22.33%) C
2 23 (22.33%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.50%) Python
4 12 (11.65%) C#
4 12 (11.65%) Perl
5 7 (6.80%) SQL
6 6 (5.83%) Ruby
7 4 (3.88%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.91%) C++
8 3 (2.91%) Scala
9 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.94%) Groovy
9 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.94%) XPath
10 1 (0.97%) PHP
10 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (40.78%) Security Cleared
2 33 (32.04%) DV Cleared
3 24 (23.30%) ISEB
4 14 (13.59%) APMG
5 7 (6.80%) ISTQB
5 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) CloudHub
1 2 (1.94%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) Oracle
2 11 (10.68%) SAP
3 6 (5.83%) IBM
4 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.91%) HP
5 3 (2.91%) ILOG
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.97%) Apple
6 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.97%) Kofax