Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 22 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 +15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 60 67 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 9.10% 7.23% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.17% 9.12% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 41
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £318 £325 £313
90th Percentile £538 £575 £497
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year -2.50% -3.67% +8.56%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 537 735 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.49% 79.29% 76.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 431 474
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £234 £219 £213
90th Percentile £546 £550 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 67 40
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £32.00 £38.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -8.43% +15.28%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.20 £25.34
90th Percentile £56.05 £46.60 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +1 18 £428 -5.00% 1
Cheltenham +8 14 £380 -25.85% 5
Berkeley - 1 - -
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 51 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) Security Cleared
3 23 (38.33%) C
4 18 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (28.33%) SQL
6 16 (26.67%) Java
7 15 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (23.33%) ETL
9 13 (21.67%) XML
10 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (18.33%) Linux
11 11 (18.33%) Oracle
11 11 (18.33%) DevOps
12 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
13 9 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
13 9 (15.00%) SAP
13 9 (15.00%) C++
13 9 (15.00%) XSD
13 9 (15.00%) JIRA
14 8 (13.33%) Retail Banking
14 8 (13.33%) Banking
14 8 (13.33%) IBM
14 8 (13.33%) Project Management
14 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
14 8 (13.33%) Test Planning
15 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS

Scrum
Co-occurring 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 7 (11.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.00%) SAS
3 4 (6.67%) Confluence
3 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) ATM
1 1 (1.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.67%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (10.00%) Big Data
4 6 (10.00%) SAS EBI
5 4 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) JIRA
2 5 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.67%) JMeter
3 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (6.67%) Selenium
3 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.67%) Ant
5 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.67%) Gradle
5 1 (1.67%) Hudson
General
1 8 (13.33%) Banking
1 8 (13.33%) Retail Banking
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (11.67%) Scrum Master
3 6 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 5 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) AWS Specialist
5 4 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 4 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Redshift Specialist
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (5.00%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.00%) UI/UX Developer
6 3 (5.00%) UX Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) XML
2 9 (15.00%) XSD
3 7 (11.67%) JSON
3 7 (11.67%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) Play Framework
4 5 (8.33%) XForms
4 5 (8.33%) XSL
5 4 (6.67%) SOAP
6 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.00%) CSS
6 3 (5.00%) HTML
6 3 (5.00%) J2EE
6 3 (5.00%) RESTful
7 2 (3.33%) .NET
7 2 (3.33%) Backbone.js
7 2 (3.33%) CSS3
7 2 (3.33%) HTML5
7 2 (3.33%) jQuery
7 2 (3.33%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.33%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) AIX
2 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (23.33%) ETL
5 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (18.33%) DevOps
6 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
8 8 (13.33%) Project Management
8 8 (13.33%) Test Planning
9 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.00%) Kanban
10 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.00%) Validation
10 6 (10.00%) Workflow
11 5 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (8.33%) Open Source
11 5 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
11 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) C
2 17 (28.33%) SQL
3 16 (26.67%) Java
4 9 (15.00%) C++
5 7 (11.67%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.00%) Python
7 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.33%) XPath
7 5 (8.33%) XQuery
8 3 (5.00%) Ada
8 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) C#
9 2 (3.33%) Scala
10 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.67%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (8.33%) ISEB
4 5 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.33%) PMO
3 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) SAP
3 8 (13.33%) IBM
4 6 (10.00%) MuleSoft
4 6 (10.00%) Tableau
5 5 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.67%) Atlassian