Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 21 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 23 66
Rank change year-on-year -11 +43 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 68 85 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.41% 6.61% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 8.06% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 75 26
Wiltshire median daily rate £403 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +13.33% -9.91%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £263
90th Percentile £500 £575 £456
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £36.25 - £34.00
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £41.90
% change year-on-year -4.38% -4.53% +9.54%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1071 1054 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 85.14% 81.96% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 760 827
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £290 £257 £255
90th Percentile £600 £575 £540
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 33
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.88% +13.24% +23.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.30 £13.83
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £45.65
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Wiltshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Wiltshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Wiltshire

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Wiltshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Swindon -13 40 £383 -1.29% 7
Corsham -3 15 £475 -5.00%
Malmesbury - 2 £381 - 2
Chippenham +7 1 - -
Marlborough - 1 £288 -
Scrum
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 66 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 19 (27.94%) DevOps
3 19 (27.94%) Degree
4 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) Project Management
5 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
5 15 (22.06%) JIRA
5 15 (22.06%) MVC
6 14 (20.59%) TDD
7 13 (19.12%) HTML
7 13 (19.12%) User Stories
7 13 (19.12%) Kanban
8 12 (17.65%) Confluence
8 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 12 (17.65%) .NET
9 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
9 11 (16.18%) Marketing
9 11 (16.18%) C#
9 11 (16.18%) CSS
9 11 (16.18%) Cucumber
9 11 (16.18%) BDD
10 10 (14.71%) Creative Thinking
10 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
10 10 (14.71%) Cyber Defence
10 10 (14.71%) Hortonworks
10 10 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (14.71%) ITIL
10 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (17.65%) Confluence
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
2 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) Jetty
3 1 (1.47%) Liferay
3 1 (1.47%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.47%) nginx
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon S3
1 3 (4.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 3 (4.41%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (4.41%) Route 53
1 3 (4.41%) Serverless
1 3 (4.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.47%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) SSL
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) FTP
3 1 (1.47%) IPsec
3 1 (1.47%) SMS
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Redis
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) JIRA
2 11 (16.18%) Cucumber
3 8 (11.76%) Selenium
4 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.35%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.88%) Maven
6 4 (5.88%) NUnit
7 3 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.94%) Ant
8 2 (2.94%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.94%) JUnit
8 2 (2.94%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.94%) Subversion
8 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.47%) Gradle
9 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.47%) JMeter
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Marketing
3 9 (13.24%) Electronics
3 9 (13.24%) Manufacturing
3 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Military
5 2 (2.94%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
3 11 (16.18%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Architect
4 7 (10.29%) Incident Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Desktop Specialist
5 6 (8.82%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.82%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Specialist
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Scrum Master
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) HTML
2 12 (17.65%) .NET
2 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 11 (16.18%) CSS
4 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.29%) Gherkin
6 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (7.35%) Spring
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.88%) Ext JS
9 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.41%) jQuery
9 3 (4.41%) React
9 3 (4.41%) REST
9 3 (4.41%) RESTful
9 3 (4.41%) Spring MVC
10 2 (2.94%) Servlets
10 2 (2.94%) SOAP
10 2 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.71%) Cyber Defence
2 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.76%) Fat Client
4 8 (11.76%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.41%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.94%) PMI
6 2 (2.94%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.47%) CESG
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.47%) SCADA
7 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) CoreOS
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) CentOS
2 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) DevOps
3 17 (25.00%) Project Management
4 15 (22.06%) MVC
5 14 (20.59%) TDD
6 13 (19.12%) Kanban
6 13 (19.12%) User Stories
7 11 (16.18%) BDD
8 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (14.71%) Creative Thinking
8 10 (14.71%) ITIL
8 10 (14.71%) Programme Management
9 9 (13.24%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (13.24%) OO
9 9 (13.24%) Service Management
10 8 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.18%) C#
3 8 (11.76%) SQL
4 7 (10.29%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.94%) C
6 2 (2.94%) Python
6 2 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.47%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.94%) Degree
3 8 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 8 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.47%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) CISSP
8 1 (1.47%) CITP
8 1 (1.47%) ISEB
8 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.47%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) Firmware
2 2 (2.94%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) GlusterFS
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Terraform
2 1 (1.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.47%) Nagios
2 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) OSSEC
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) Hortonworks
3 9 (13.24%) SAP
4 5 (7.35%) Sencha
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) New Relic
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Veracode
6 1 (1.47%) VMware