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 3 months to 26 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 24 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 39 45 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.85% 6.89% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.87% 8.93% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 16
Median daily rate £400 £500 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +30.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £593 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year - +12.58%  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 568 504 513
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 85.16% 77.18% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 345 370
Median daily rate £420 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 21
Median hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +90.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £50.00 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -8 20 £394 -14.86% 4
Corsham -1 8 £480 -14.66% 1
Salisbury - 4 £400 -
Malmesbury - 1 £450 - 1
Scrum
South West

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

1 72 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 29 (37.18%) C#
3 29 (37.18%) MVC
3 29 (37.18%) Selenium
4 27 (34.62%) Finance
5 26 (33.33%) BDD
6 25 (32.05%) AngularJS
7 24 (30.77%) Cucumber
8 22 (28.21%) Gherkin
8 22 (28.21%) HTML
8 22 (28.21%) CSS
9 21 (26.92%) .NET
9 21 (26.92%) Test Automation
10 19 (24.36%) Java
10 19 (24.36%) TDD
11 18 (23.08%) Ext JS
11 18 (23.08%) Sencha
12 17 (21.79%) SpecFlow
13 15 (19.23%) DevOps
13 15 (19.23%) Kanban
14 14 (17.95%) MVVM
15 13 (16.67%) HTML5
15 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 13 (16.67%) REST
15 13 (16.67%) Degree
15 13 (16.67%) Project Management
16 12 (15.38%) JIRA
16 12 (15.38%) Spring

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 10 (12.82%) Confluence
2 5 (6.41%) Apache
2 5 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.28%) Liferay
3 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
1 2 (2.56%) LAN
1 2 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (1.28%) MQTT
2 1 (1.28%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.28%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (37.18%) Selenium
2 24 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 17 (21.79%) SpecFlow
4 12 (15.38%) Jasmine
4 12 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 12 (15.38%) JIRA
5 11 (14.10%) WebDriver
6 9 (11.54%) Bitbucket
6 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
7 6 (7.69%) Ant
7 6 (7.69%) Maven
7 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (6.41%) Subversion
9 3 (3.85%) JBehave
9 3 (3.85%) JUnit
10 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.56%) Mockito
10 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.56%) TestPartner
11 1 (1.28%) JMeter
General
1 27 (34.62%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Electronics
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.54%) Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) UI Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Scrum Master
6 6 (7.69%) Head of Delivery
6 6 (7.69%) Head of Design
6 6 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Test Specialist
8 4 (5.13%) Architect
8 4 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Sencha Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Web UI Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Developer in Test
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) AngularJS
2 22 (28.21%) CSS
2 22 (28.21%) Gherkin
2 22 (28.21%) HTML
3 21 (26.92%) .NET
4 18 (23.08%) Ext JS
5 13 (16.67%) HTML5
5 13 (16.67%) REST
6 12 (15.38%) Spring
6 12 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (14.10%) jQuery
8 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
8 10 (12.82%) Hibernate
8 10 (12.82%) SOAP
9 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (8.97%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.97%) Spring MVC
10 7 (8.97%) Web Services
11 6 (7.69%) Ajax
11 6 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.97%) PMI
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Unix
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.18%) MVC
3 26 (33.33%) BDD
4 21 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 19 (24.36%) TDD
6 15 (19.23%) DevOps
6 15 (19.23%) Kanban
7 14 (17.95%) MVVM
8 13 (16.67%) Project Management
9 11 (14.10%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (11.54%) OO
10 9 (11.54%) User Stories
11 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.97%) ITIL
12 7 (8.97%) Migration
12 7 (8.97%) Service Management
13 6 (7.69%) SDLC
13 6 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 29 (37.18%) C#
3 19 (24.36%) Java
4 8 (10.26%) SQL
5 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.28%) C
8 1 (1.28%) F#
8 1 (1.28%) Go
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
1 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) Chartered Engineer
2 7 (8.97%) CITP
2 7 (8.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (8.97%) MBCS
2 7 (8.97%) PMI Certification
2 7 (8.97%) PMP
3 5 (6.41%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) Docker
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Ansible
1 8 (10.26%) Puppet
2 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) Consul
3 1 (1.28%) Graphite
3 1 (1.28%) Kibana
3 1 (1.28%) logstash
3 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.28%) Terraform
3 1 (1.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Sencha
2 8 (10.26%) VMware
3 7 (8.97%) Atlassian
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) HP
4 3 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.28%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.28%) Splunk