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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 14 25 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 34 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 9.97% 5.57% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 7.17% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 4
Median daily rate £375 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £272 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 272 251 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.77% 77.71% 81.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 175 228
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Swindon

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) BDD
3 28 (46.67%) Java
4 26 (43.33%) Selenium
5 23 (38.33%) Cucumber
6 20 (33.33%) Spring
6 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 19 (31.67%) HTML
7 19 (31.67%) CSS
8 18 (30.00%) Finance
9 16 (26.67%) MVC
10 14 (23.33%) TDD
11 13 (21.67%) Kanban
11 13 (21.67%) C#
11 13 (21.67%) REST
11 13 (21.67%) Gherkin
12 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 12 (20.00%) SpecFlow
12 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
12 12 (20.00%) jQuery
13 11 (18.33%) Maven
14 10 (16.67%) WebDriver
15 9 (15.00%) Ext JS
15 9 (15.00%) SQL
15 9 (15.00%) .NET
15 9 (15.00%) SOAP
15 9 (15.00%) XML
15 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
15 9 (15.00%) Sencha
16 8 (13.33%) Jasmine

Scrum
Top Related 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 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (6.67%) Confluence
4 3 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Heroku
1 3 (5.00%) OpenShift
1 3 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) LDAP
2 2 (3.33%) DMZ
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (43.33%) Selenium
2 23 (38.33%) Cucumber
3 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 11 (18.33%) Maven
5 10 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 8 (13.33%) Jasmine
7 7 (11.67%) Ant
8 6 (10.00%) Bitbucket
8 6 (10.00%) Subversion
9 5 (8.33%) GitLab
9 5 (8.33%) JIRA
9 5 (8.33%) JUnit
10 4 (6.67%) JBehave
10 4 (6.67%) Mockito
10 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
11 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
11 3 (5.00%) IntelliJ
12 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
12 2 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 14 (23.33%) Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Scrum Master
5 6 (10.00%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (5.00%) Developer in Test
7 3 (5.00%) Test Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Web UI Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) Spring
2 19 (31.67%) CSS
2 19 (31.67%) HTML
3 13 (21.67%) Gherkin
3 13 (21.67%) REST
4 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (20.00%) jQuery
5 9 (15.00%) .NET
5 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (15.00%) Ext JS
5 9 (15.00%) SOAP
5 9 (15.00%) XML
6 8 (13.33%) Spring MVC
6 8 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (11.67%) Web Services
8 6 (10.00%) HTML5
8 6 (10.00%) Sass
9 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.67%) RESTful
10 3 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.67%) Social Media
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
1 2 (3.33%) Unix
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) BDD
3 16 (26.67%) MVC
4 14 (23.33%) TDD
5 13 (21.67%) Kanban
6 8 (13.33%) Microservices
6 8 (13.33%) MVVM
7 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.00%) User Stories
9 5 (8.33%) API Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.33%) OO
10 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.67%) Open Source
10 4 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Java
2 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.67%) C#
4 9 (15.00%) SQL
5 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.00%) Scala
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) ISEB
2 4 (6.67%) CISA
2 4 (6.67%) CISSP
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) IIBA
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Sencha
2 5 (8.33%) Google
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) IBM
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) webMethods
Swindon, Wiltshire
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