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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 18 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 43 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.40% 9.54% 11.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.06% 11.52% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 23
Median daily rate £388 £414 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% -8.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £316 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
252 217 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.50% 82.82% 83.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 169 217
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% -35.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 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 5 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 79 (91.86%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.67%) TDD
3 36 (41.86%) JavaScript
4 34 (39.53%) HTML
5 30 (34.88%) .NET
5 30 (34.88%) Visual Studio
5 30 (34.88%) jQuery
6 28 (32.56%) C#
7 27 (31.40%) BDD
8 26 (30.23%) Unit Testing
8 26 (30.23%) MVC
9 25 (29.07%) CSS
9 25 (29.07%) WCF
9 25 (29.07%) AngularJS
10 23 (26.74%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (25.58%) HTML5
11 22 (25.58%) CSS3
12 20 (23.26%) Finance
13 19 (22.09%) SQL
13 19 (22.09%) JIRA
13 19 (22.09%) DevOps
14 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (20.93%) Web Development
14 18 (20.93%) Project Management
15 17 (19.77%) XML
15 17 (19.77%) NUnit
15 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
15 17 (19.77%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (19.77%) TypeScript
15 17 (19.77%) Mentoring

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 (15.12%) Confluence
2 9 (10.47%) FileNet
2 9 (10.47%) LiveCycle
3 8 (9.30%) IIS
4 7 (8.14%) GeoServer
4 7 (8.14%) JBoss
4 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.33%) Apache
5 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Gliffy
2 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) GitHub
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) HTTP
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) FTP
2 1 (1.16%) LDAP
2 1 (1.16%) SSL
2 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.14%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.16%) MS Access
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (34.88%) Visual Studio
2 19 (22.09%) JIRA
3 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
3 17 (19.77%) NUnit
4 16 (18.60%) MbUnit
4 16 (18.60%) MSTest
4 16 (18.60%) Subversion
5 11 (12.79%) Hudson
6 10 (11.63%) Selenium
6 10 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (10.47%) Ant
7 9 (10.47%) Maven
8 8 (9.30%) JUnit
9 7 (8.14%) DbUnit
9 7 (8.14%) Spock
10 6 (6.98%) Cucumber
10 6 (6.98%) Eclipse
10 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
11 5 (5.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (60.47%) Developer
2 19 (22.09%) Senior Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Agile Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Senior Agile Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Project Manager
5 11 (12.79%) .NET Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) Agile Project Manager
7 9 (10.47%) Java Developer
8 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Tester
10 6 (6.98%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.98%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Perl Developer
11 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
12 3 (3.49%) Digital Project Manager
12 3 (3.49%) Product Analyst
12 3 (3.49%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.53%) HTML
2 30 (34.88%) .NET
2 30 (34.88%) jQuery
3 25 (29.07%) AngularJS
3 25 (29.07%) CSS
3 25 (29.07%) WCF
4 22 (25.58%) CSS3
4 22 (25.58%) HTML5
5 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (19.77%) KnockoutJS
6 17 (19.77%) XML
7 13 (15.12%) REST
8 12 (13.95%) SOAP
9 9 (10.47%) JSF
9 9 (10.47%) Spring
10 8 (9.30%) .NET Framework
10 8 (9.30%) Entity Framework
10 8 (9.30%) Web Services
11 7 (8.14%) Java SE
11 7 (8.14%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Replication
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.33%) W3C
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Android
3 5 (5.81%) Unix
4 4 (4.65%) Linux
5 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (91.86%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.67%) TDD
3 27 (31.40%) BDD
4 26 (30.23%) MVC
4 26 (30.23%) Unit Testing
5 23 (26.74%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (22.09%) DevOps
7 18 (20.93%) Project Management
7 18 (20.93%) Web Development
8 17 (19.77%) Mentoring
9 16 (18.60%) ATDD
9 16 (18.60%) Test-First Development
10 12 (13.95%) Software Testing
10 12 (13.95%) User Stories
11 11 (12.79%) OOP
12 10 (11.63%) Integration Testing
12 10 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (10.47%) Agile Project Management
13 9 (10.47%) OO
14 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.86%) JavaScript
2 28 (32.56%) C#
3 19 (22.09%) SQL
4 17 (19.77%) TypeScript
5 16 (18.60%) Java
6 10 (11.63%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.81%) Perl
9 3 (3.49%) C
10 2 (2.33%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (2.33%) PHP
10 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.33%) Python
11 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.81%) BC Cleared
4 5 (5.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) Ansible
2 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.16%) Nagios
3 1 (1.16%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Adobe
1 9 (10.47%) ILOG
1 9 (10.47%) Splunk
2 7 (8.14%) Kofax
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle
4 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.33%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.33%) New Relic
5 2 (2.33%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.16%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.16%) Sitecore