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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 59 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.54% 13.32% 9.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.92% 16.03% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 44 24
Median daily rate £338 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
213 368 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.52% 83.07% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 305 222
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +121.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £10.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 51 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 14 (27.45%) ITIL
4 13 (25.49%) TDD
5 12 (23.53%) Finance
5 12 (23.53%) SQL
6 11 (21.57%) HTML
6 11 (21.57%) Java
6 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
6 11 (21.57%) BDD
7 10 (19.61%) Project Management
8 9 (17.65%) Change Control
9 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (15.69%) QA
9 8 (15.69%) Selenium
9 8 (15.69%) .NET
9 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
9 8 (15.69%) CSS
9 8 (15.69%) SOAP
10 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
11 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (11.76%) ServiceNow
11 6 (11.76%) REST
11 6 (11.76%) ITIL V3
11 6 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Open Source
11 6 (11.76%) Web Services

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 3 (5.88%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) FileNet
2 2 (3.92%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.96%) Google Play
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) LDAP
1 4 (7.84%) SSL
1 4 (7.84%) VPN
2 3 (5.88%) FTP
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.84%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) HPCC
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Selenium
2 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.80%) Subversion
4 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.84%) JIRA
4 4 (7.84%) JUnit
4 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.92%) Ant
6 2 (3.92%) Hudson
6 2 (3.92%) JBehave
6 2 (3.92%) JMeter
6 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.92%) Maven
6 2 (3.92%) MbUnit
6 2 (3.92%) MSTest
6 2 (3.92%) NUnit
6 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Product Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) HTML
2 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) CSS
2 8 (15.69%) SOAP
3 6 (11.76%) REST
3 6 (11.76%) Web Services
3 6 (11.76%) XML
4 5 (9.80%) Middleware
5 3 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.92%) CSS3
6 2 (3.92%) EJB
6 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.92%) HTML5
6 2 (3.92%) J2EE
6 2 (3.92%) J2SE
6 2 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.92%) RESTful
6 2 (3.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Informatics
3 4 (7.84%) NHS
4 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) CESG
5 1 (1.96%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) IPTV
5 1 (1.96%) New Media
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) ITIL
3 13 (25.49%) TDD
4 11 (21.57%) BDD
5 10 (19.61%) Project Management
6 9 (17.65%) Change Control
7 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.76%) ETL
8 6 (11.76%) ITIL V3
8 6 (11.76%) ITSM
8 6 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Open Source
8 6 (11.76%) Service Management
8 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.80%) Functional Testing
9 5 (9.80%) OO
9 5 (9.80%) Release Management
9 5 (9.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) PHP
4 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.80%) C#
6 4 (7.84%) VB
7 3 (5.88%) Python
8 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.96%) C
9 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) ISEB
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.92%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.92%) CCENT
5 2 (3.92%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) CCNP
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CISSP
6 1 (1.96%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (3.92%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 4 (7.84%) Cognos
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.92%) Adobe
5 2 (3.92%) Alterian
5 2 (3.92%) Avaya
5 2 (3.92%) CA
5 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) ILOG
5 2 (3.92%) Intel Security
5 2 (3.92%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.92%) Nortel
5 2 (3.92%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Zend