Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 19 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 16 50
Rank change year-on-year -9 +34 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 37 55 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.29% 8.10% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 9.95% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 50 15
Swindon median daily rate £380 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £325 £310 £336
90th Percentile £420 £575 £500
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £36.25 - £34.00

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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 586 553 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 83.83% 81.44% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 409 526
Swindon median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.15%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 12
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.10% +23.55% -25.09%
10th Percentile £11.80 £18.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £24.70 £44.60
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -12.99% +13.24% +21.43%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Swindon

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Swindon

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Swindon over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 14 (37.84%) MVC
4 13 (35.14%) User Stories
5 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
5 12 (32.43%) JIRA
5 12 (32.43%) Kanban
5 12 (32.43%) Confluence
6 11 (29.73%) TDD
6 11 (29.73%) HTML
6 11 (29.73%) CSS
7 10 (27.03%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (27.03%) DevOps
7 10 (27.03%) Cucumber
7 10 (27.03%) BDD
8 9 (24.32%) Degree
8 9 (24.32%) OO
8 9 (24.32%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 8 (21.62%) Selenium
9 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
9 8 (21.62%) Coaching
9 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (21.62%) Case Management
9 8 (21.62%) Analytical Thinking
10 7 (18.92%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (18.92%) Web Development
10 7 (18.92%) Gherkin
10 7 (18.92%) .NET

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 12 (32.43%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) Liferay
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.70%) Route 53
1 1 (2.70%) Sauce Labs
1 1 (2.70%) Serverless
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Redis
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) JIRA
2 10 (27.03%) Cucumber
3 8 (21.62%) Selenium
4 5 (13.51%) Jasmine
5 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.81%) Maven
5 4 (10.81%) NUnit
6 2 (5.41%) Ant
6 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.41%) JUnit
6 2 (5.41%) ReSharper
6 2 (5.41%) Subversion
6 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.70%) FxCop
7 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.70%) JBehave
7 1 (2.70%) JMeter
7 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Delivery Manager
2 11 (29.73%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Sencha Developer
6 3 (8.11%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Coach
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
2 11 (29.73%) CSS
2 11 (29.73%) HTML
3 7 (18.92%) .NET
3 7 (18.92%) Gherkin
4 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
4 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (13.51%) Spring
6 4 (10.81%) Ext JS
7 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.11%) React
7 3 (8.11%) REST
7 3 (8.11%) Spring MVC
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.41%) CSS3
8 2 (5.41%) Node.js
8 2 (5.41%) Sass
8 2 (5.41%) SOAP
8 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) CESG
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) CentOS
1 1 (2.70%) CoreOS
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) MVC
3 13 (35.14%) User Stories
4 12 (32.43%) Kanban
5 11 (29.73%) TDD
6 10 (27.03%) BDD
6 10 (27.03%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (27.03%) DevOps
7 9 (24.32%) OO
8 8 (21.62%) Analytical Thinking
8 8 (21.62%) Case Management
8 8 (21.62%) Coaching
8 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
8 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (18.92%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (18.92%) Project Management
9 7 (18.92%) Web Development
10 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
11 5 (13.51%) MVVM
11 5 (13.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) GlusterFS
2 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) OSSEC
1 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) Sencha
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) New Relic
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) Veracode