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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 16 7 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 29 74 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.98% 17.25% 8.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.07% 21.33% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 63 21
Median daily rate £394 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
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 £42.50 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.21%
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
262 347 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.11% 80.89% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 291 200
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Java
3 14 (34.15%) RESTful
4 13 (31.71%) JSON
5 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
5 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
5 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
5 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
6 11 (26.83%) Microservices
6 11 (26.83%) Spring Boot
6 11 (26.83%) Go
6 11 (26.83%) REST
6 11 (26.83%) Kafka
6 11 (26.83%) Spring
6 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (24.39%) Linux
8 9 (21.95%) HTTP
8 9 (21.95%) ITIL
8 9 (21.95%) HTML
8 9 (21.95%) Finance
8 9 (21.95%) TDD
8 9 (21.95%) iXBRL
9 8 (19.51%) Neo4j
9 8 (19.51%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
9 8 (19.51%) Unix
10 7 (17.07%) SQL
10 7 (17.07%) Web Design
10 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design

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 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
1 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) Neo4j
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.88%) Star Schema
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) DB2
6 1 (2.44%) HPCC
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
2 5 (12.20%) Selenium
3 4 (9.76%) JUnit
4 3 (7.32%) NUnit
5 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.88%) JBehave
5 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.44%) JMeter
6 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Product Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.88%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Scala Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) RESTful
2 13 (31.71%) JSON
3 11 (26.83%) Kafka
3 11 (26.83%) REST
3 11 (26.83%) Spring
3 11 (26.83%) Spring Boot
4 9 (21.95%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) iXBRL
5 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
6 7 (17.07%) Dropwizard
6 7 (17.07%) JAX-RS
7 4 (9.76%) .NET
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (7.32%) CSS
8 3 (7.32%) NHibernate
9 2 (4.88%) Web Services
10 1 (2.44%) jQuery
10 1 (2.44%) Node.js
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (2.44%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Informatics
2 4 (9.76%) NHS
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Fintech
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Unix
3 6 (14.63%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
3 11 (26.83%) Microservices
4 9 (21.95%) ITIL
4 9 (21.95%) TDD
5 8 (19.51%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (17.07%) Change Control
6 7 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (17.07%) Web Design
7 6 (14.63%) BDD
7 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
7 6 (14.63%) ITIL V3
7 6 (14.63%) Kanban
7 6 (14.63%) OO
7 6 (14.63%) Service Management
8 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.20%) Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) API Design
9 4 (9.76%) ETL
9 4 (9.76%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) Go
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) C#
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) Scala
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.88%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.88%) CCENT
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) CCNP
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.44%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (4.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Avaya
3 2 (4.88%) CA
3 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) Cognos
3 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.88%) LogRhythm
3 2 (4.88%) Nortel
3 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Zend