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 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 15 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.60% 8.36% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.64% 11.20% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 12
Median daily rate £388 £463 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.21% +20.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 286 259 292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 84.37% 74.64% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 180 220
Median daily rate £400 £418 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +1.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 15
Median hourly rate £13.86 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +140.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 27 (51.92%) Selenium
3 23 (44.23%) Cucumber
3 23 (44.23%) BDD
3 23 (44.23%) MVC
4 22 (42.31%) Finance
4 22 (42.31%) C#
4 22 (42.31%) Gherkin
5 20 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 18 (34.62%) HTML
6 18 (34.62%) CSS
6 18 (34.62%) TDD
7 17 (32.69%) Sencha
7 17 (32.69%) Ext JS
8 16 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 16 (30.77%) SpecFlow
9 15 (28.85%) Java
10 14 (26.92%) .NET
11 13 (25.00%) MVVM
12 12 (23.08%) Jasmine
13 11 (21.15%) WebDriver
13 11 (21.15%) jQuery
14 10 (19.23%) Spring
15 9 (17.31%) Banking
15 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
15 9 (17.31%) SOAP
15 9 (17.31%) User Stories
15 9 (17.31%) HTML5
15 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement

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 5 (9.62%) Apache
1 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (51.92%) Selenium
2 23 (44.23%) Cucumber
3 16 (30.77%) SpecFlow
4 12 (23.08%) Jasmine
5 11 (21.15%) WebDriver
6 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 5 (9.62%) Ant
7 5 (9.62%) Maven
7 5 (9.62%) Subversion
8 3 (5.77%) JBehave
9 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.85%) JUnit
9 2 (3.85%) Mockito
10 1 (1.92%) JIRA
10 1 (1.92%) JMeter
10 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) UI Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Test Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Scrum Master
6 4 (7.69%) Sencha Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Web UI Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Developer in Test
7 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Test Automation Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (42.31%) Gherkin
2 20 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 18 (34.62%) CSS
3 18 (34.62%) HTML
4 17 (32.69%) Ext JS
5 14 (26.92%) .NET
6 11 (21.15%) jQuery
7 10 (19.23%) Spring
8 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
8 9 (17.31%) HTML5
8 9 (17.31%) SOAP
9 8 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (13.46%) REST
11 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
11 6 (11.54%) Spring MVC
11 6 (11.54%) Web Services
12 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
12 5 (9.62%) XML
13 4 (7.69%) Node.js
13 4 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) BDD
2 23 (44.23%) MVC
3 18 (34.62%) TDD
4 16 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 13 (25.00%) MVVM
6 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (17.31%) User Stories
7 8 (15.38%) OO
8 7 (13.46%) Kanban
9 6 (11.54%) SDLC
10 5 (9.62%) Web Development
11 4 (7.69%) DevOps
12 3 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
12 3 (5.77%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (5.77%) OOD
12 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
12 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 22 (42.31%) C#
3 15 (28.85%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Sencha
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft