The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 12 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 43 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.33% 8.39% 11.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.11% 10.09% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 27
Median daily rate £388 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +10.95%
Scrum
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 228 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.00% 83.21% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 184 238
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Cardiff region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 71 (91.03%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (52.56%) TDD
3 35 (44.87%) JavaScript
4 31 (39.74%) HTML
5 30 (38.46%) .NET
6 29 (37.18%) C#
6 29 (37.18%) Visual Studio
7 28 (35.90%) BDD
8 27 (34.62%) jQuery
9 25 (32.05%) WCF
10 24 (30.77%) Unit Testing
10 24 (30.77%) AngularJS
11 22 (28.21%) CSS
11 22 (28.21%) MVC
12 21 (26.92%) Finance
13 19 (24.36%) XML
13 19 (24.36%) Web Development
13 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (23.08%) SQL
15 17 (21.79%) TypeScript
15 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (21.79%) DevOps
15 17 (21.79%) HTML5
15 17 (21.79%) CSS3
15 17 (21.79%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (20.51%) MbUnit
16 16 (20.51%) MSTest
16 16 (20.51%) Mentoring
16 16 (20.51%) ATDD
16 16 (20.51%) Test-First Development

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 13 (16.67%) Confluence
2 9 (11.54%) FileNet
2 9 (11.54%) LiveCycle
3 8 (10.26%) IIS
4 7 (8.97%) GeoServer
4 7 (8.97%) JBoss
4 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.56%) Apache
5 2 (2.56%) CMS
5 2 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Gliffy
2 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.28%) Google Play
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) FTP
1 3 (3.85%) LDAP
1 3 (3.85%) SSL
1 3 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.28%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (37.18%) Visual Studio
2 16 (20.51%) MbUnit
2 16 (20.51%) MSTest
2 16 (20.51%) NUnit
3 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 14 (17.95%) JIRA
4 13 (16.67%) Subversion
5 12 (15.38%) Selenium
6 9 (11.54%) Ant
6 9 (11.54%) Hudson
6 9 (11.54%) Maven
7 8 (10.26%) JUnit
8 7 (8.97%) DbUnit
8 7 (8.97%) Spock
9 6 (7.69%) Eclipse
9 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (6.41%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
12 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Agile Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Senior Agile Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Tester
8 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Perl Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.13%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.74%) HTML
2 30 (38.46%) .NET
3 27 (34.62%) jQuery
4 25 (32.05%) WCF
5 24 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 22 (28.21%) CSS
7 19 (24.36%) XML
8 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (21.79%) CSS3
8 17 (21.79%) HTML5
8 17 (21.79%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (17.95%) REST
9 14 (17.95%) SOAP
10 9 (11.54%) JSF
10 9 (11.54%) Spring
11 8 (10.26%) Web Services
12 7 (8.97%) Hibernate
12 7 (8.97%) Java SE
12 7 (8.97%) JRules
12 7 (8.97%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.97%) Replication
2 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.28%) CESG
4 1 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Unix
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (91.03%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (52.56%) TDD
3 28 (35.90%) BDD
4 24 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 22 (28.21%) MVC
6 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (24.36%) Web Development
7 17 (21.79%) DevOps
8 16 (20.51%) ATDD
8 16 (20.51%) Mentoring
8 16 (20.51%) Test-First Development
9 12 (15.38%) Integration Testing
9 12 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (15.38%) User Stories
10 11 (14.10%) Software Testing
11 8 (10.26%) Document Management
12 7 (8.97%) Automated Testing
12 7 (8.97%) OOP
12 7 (8.97%) Project Management
12 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) JavaScript
2 29 (37.18%) C#
3 18 (23.08%) SQL
4 17 (21.79%) TypeScript
5 16 (20.51%) Java
6 11 (14.10%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.41%) Perl
9 4 (5.13%) PHP
9 4 (5.13%) Python
10 3 (3.85%) C
11 2 (2.56%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (1.28%) VB
12 1 (1.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) ISTQB
2 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.41%) BC Cleared
4 5 (6.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.41%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) CISSP
6 1 (1.28%) CLAS
6 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) Ansible
2 1 (1.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Adobe
1 9 (11.54%) ILOG
1 9 (11.54%) Splunk
2 7 (8.97%) Kofax
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.56%) Alterian
6 1 (1.28%) Cognos
6 1 (1.28%) Google
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