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 28 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 42 26
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.88% 2.49% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 3.27% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 18
Median daily rate £410 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.68% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £593 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 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 263 367 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 80.18% 76.14% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 770 753
Median daily rate £350 £423 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.15% +3.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £307 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £638 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 65 58
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £43.75 £48.75
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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 - 6 £450 - 1
Cheltenham +7 4 £360 -22.16% 2
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
3 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 16 (29.63%) ISEB
3 16 (29.63%) C
4 14 (25.93%) Oracle
4 14 (25.93%) DV Cleared
5 13 (24.07%) Web Services
5 13 (24.07%) Banking
6 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (20.37%) Java
7 11 (20.37%) Finance
7 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
7 11 (20.37%) SDLC
8 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (18.52%) XML
9 9 (16.67%) XSLT
9 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 9 (16.67%) EJB
9 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 9 (16.67%) Retail
9 9 (16.67%) Test Planning
10 8 (14.81%) APMG
10 8 (14.81%) REST
10 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
10 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
10 8 (14.81%) Retail Banking
10 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (14.81%) SQL Server

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 (12.96%) JBoss
2 2 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) AMQP
1 1 (1.85%) DSL
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.56%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) SAS EBI
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) OrientDB
5 1 (1.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) JUnit
2 5 (9.26%) Selenium
3 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.56%) JIRA
4 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.70%) Ant
5 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.70%) Gradle
5 2 (3.70%) Hudson
6 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.85%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (24.07%) Banking
2 11 (20.37%) Finance
3 9 (16.67%) Retail
4 8 (14.81%) Retail Banking
5 7 (12.96%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Business Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Test Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.56%) Scrum Master
7 3 (5.56%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Test Coordinator
8 2 (3.70%) Tester
8 2 (3.70%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) Web Services
2 10 (18.52%) XML
3 9 (16.67%) EJB
3 9 (16.67%) XSLT
4 8 (14.81%) .NET
4 8 (14.81%) REST
5 7 (12.96%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
5 7 (12.96%) J2EE
5 7 (12.96%) JAXB
5 7 (12.96%) JPA
5 7 (12.96%) JSF
5 7 (12.96%) PrimeFaces
5 7 (12.96%) XSD
6 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.41%) CSS
8 4 (7.41%) HTML
9 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (20.37%) SDLC
4 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
5 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 9 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
7 8 (14.81%) PRINCE
7 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (12.96%) DevOps
8 7 (12.96%) Workflow
9 5 (9.26%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (9.26%) MVC
9 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.26%) User Stories
9 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) C
2 11 (20.37%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) C#
3 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) Perl
4 6 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Ada
5 2 (3.70%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) Scala
6 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.63%) ISEB
3 14 (25.93%) DV Cleared
4 8 (14.81%) APMG
4 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.85%) MCPD
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) DO-178B
1 2 (3.70%) PMO
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.70%) Tableau
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.85%) Kofax
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £390 per day 6 months
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