Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 February 2018 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
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 5 19
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 14.71% 31.91% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.18% 36.14% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 7
West Lothian median daily rate £288 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.86% -9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £211 £274 £363
90th Percentile £325 £388 £414
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Lothian median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year -30.23% +6.49% -10.27%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 55 83 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 80.88% 88.30% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 64
West Lothian median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £279
90th Percentile £500 £426 £474
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
West Lothian median hourly rate £30.00 £8.69 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +245.42% -58.14% +57.91%
10th Percentile £29.00 £8.14 £18.98
90th Percentile £31.00 £26.39 £22.73
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% -40.00% +43.23%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in West Lothian

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in West Lothian

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Livingston -8 9 £288 -17.86%
Scrum
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Firmware
4 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
5 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (10.00%) Fintech
5 1 (10.00%) Phabricator
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) MQTT
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile App

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (10.00%) MQTT
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) Phabricator
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Trac
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
2 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Tester
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Node.js
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Fintech
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) API Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle