The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 23 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.67% 6.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.77% 8.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 0
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£421 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
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
206 226 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.05% 75.59% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 166 85
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.25 £97.50 £11.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.35% +754.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) TDD
3 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
4 15 (31.91%) HTML
4 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
5 12 (25.53%) .NET
5 12 (25.53%) CSS
5 12 (25.53%) MVC
6 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
7 10 (21.28%) SQL
7 10 (21.28%) Java
7 10 (21.28%) XML
7 10 (21.28%) Project Management
7 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (21.28%) BDD
8 9 (19.15%) HTML5
8 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
8 9 (19.15%) jQuery
8 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
8 9 (19.15%) C#
8 9 (19.15%) Subversion
9 8 (17.02%) Spring
9 8 (17.02%) Migration
9 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
9 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
9 8 (17.02%) CSS3
10 7 (14.89%) REST
10 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
10 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) ArcGIS
3 3 (6.38%) FileNet
3 3 (6.38%) CMS
3 3 (6.38%) Mule
3 3 (6.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.38%) Confluence
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.38%) JBoss
4 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.26%) Lync
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.13%) LiveCycle
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Tuxedo
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.51%) MS Access
4 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (2.13%) InterBase
6 1 (2.13%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Subversion
2 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.51%) Maven
4 4 (8.51%) JIRA
4 4 (8.51%) Selenium
5 3 (6.38%) NUnit
5 3 (6.38%) JUnit
5 3 (6.38%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (6.38%) Hudson
5 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.26%) DbUnit
6 2 (4.26%) Ant
6 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.13%) JMeter
7 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.13%) TestNG
7 1 (2.13%) Concordion
7 1 (2.13%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Project Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) HTML
2 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 12 (25.53%) CSS
3 10 (21.28%) XML
4 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
4 9 (19.15%) jQuery
4 9 (19.15%) HTML5
4 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
5 8 (17.02%) CSS3
5 8 (17.02%) Spring
5 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
6 7 (14.89%) Web Services
6 7 (14.89%) REST
7 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (12.77%) J2EE
7 6 (12.77%) XSLT
8 5 (10.64%) SOAP
8 5 (10.64%) Ajax
8 5 (10.64%) JSON
8 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Open Source
2 4 (8.51%) User Experience
2 4 (8.51%) GIS
3 3 (6.38%) NHS
3 3 (6.38%) New Media
4 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) Taxonomies
4 2 (4.26%) AS400
5 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.13%) IPTV
5 1 (2.13%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Social Network
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Android
1 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) TDD
3 12 (25.53%) MVC
4 10 (21.28%) Project Management
4 10 (21.28%) BDD
5 8 (17.02%) Migration
6 6 (12.77%) OO
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.77%) Coaching
7 5 (10.64%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (10.64%) Analytics
7 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.64%) Release Management
7 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.64%) CRM
7 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) Java
3 9 (19.15%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) XPath
5 2 (4.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.13%) Delphi
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) PMP
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.26%) ILOG
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) Twitter
4 1 (2.13%) Kofax
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk
4 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
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