The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 13 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 38 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.58% 1.20% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.77% 1.96% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 102 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.88% 61.45% 62.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 69 63
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
South Wales

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 23 (52.27%) Web Services
2 22 (50.00%) Java
3 18 (40.91%) SOAP
4 16 (36.36%) J2EE
4 16 (36.36%) Maven
4 16 (36.36%) BDD
5 15 (34.09%) Apache Ivy
5 15 (34.09%) Spring
5 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.09%) SQL
5 15 (34.09%) Ant
6 14 (31.82%) Finance
7 13 (29.55%) Hibernate
7 13 (29.55%) Banking
7 13 (29.55%) MVC
8 12 (27.27%) TDD
9 11 (25.00%) Struts
10 10 (22.73%) UML
11 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
12 8 (18.18%) JPA
12 8 (18.18%) Selenium
12 8 (18.18%) Spring Web Flow
12 8 (18.18%) Java EE
12 8 (18.18%) CRM
12 8 (18.18%) REST
13 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
13 7 (15.91%) JUnit
13 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
13 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
13 7 (15.91%) Dynamics CRM

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (11.36%) CMS
3 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) Lync
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) 3G
1 4 (9.09%) 2G
1 4 (9.09%) 4G
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Maven
2 15 (34.09%) Apache Ivy
2 15 (34.09%) Ant
3 8 (18.18%) Selenium
4 7 (15.91%) JUnit
4 7 (15.91%) JIRA
5 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
5 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.36%) Subversion
6 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
6 4 (9.09%) Toad
6 4 (9.09%) JBehave
6 4 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.09%) eggPlant
7 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.27%) Calabash
8 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.27%) Hudson
8 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 10 (22.73%) Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Lead Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Java Team Leader
4 6 (13.64%) Team Leader
4 6 (13.64%) Development Team Leader
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) QA Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Product Owner
7 3 (6.82%) Scala Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) Web Services
2 18 (40.91%) SOAP
3 16 (36.36%) J2EE
4 15 (34.09%) Spring
5 13 (29.55%) Hibernate
6 11 (25.00%) Struts
7 8 (18.18%) JPA
7 8 (18.18%) Spring Web Flow
7 8 (18.18%) Java EE
7 8 (18.18%) REST
8 6 (13.64%) JMS
9 4 (9.09%) JSON
9 4 (9.09%) RESTful
9 4 (9.09%) WAP
9 4 (9.09%) J2ME
9 4 (9.09%) .NET
9 4 (9.09%) HTML
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 3 (6.82%) Akka
10 3 (6.82%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
1 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.36%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.09%) Handset
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (6.82%) Open Source
4 3 (6.82%) GIS
5 1 (2.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) BDD
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) MVC
4 12 (27.27%) TDD
5 10 (22.73%) UML
6 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
7 8 (18.18%) CRM
8 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) Migration
8 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.64%) SOA
8 6 (13.64%) Mobile Commerce
8 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Workflow
9 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (34.09%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) Scala
5 4 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) XQuery
6 1 (2.27%) Groovy
6 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) Sitecore
4 4 (9.09%) Apple
4 4 (9.09%) Sun
5 3 (6.82%) Zend
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