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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 19 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 26 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.95% 3.64% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.20% 5.33% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 3
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£375 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £394 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
Scrum
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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
255 169 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.98% 68.42% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 107 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £10.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +76.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (94.83%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (46.55%) TDD
3 19 (32.76%) HTML
4 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
5 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
6 13 (22.41%) .NET
6 13 (22.41%) CSS
6 13 (22.41%) BDD
7 12 (20.69%) HTML5
7 12 (20.69%) jQuery
7 12 (20.69%) XML
8 11 (18.97%) SQL
8 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.97%) MVC
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (17.24%) Migration
9 10 (17.24%) Subversion
9 10 (17.24%) Java
9 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
10 9 (15.52%) OO
10 9 (15.52%) C#
10 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
10 9 (15.52%) REST
10 9 (15.52%) CSS3
10 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
10 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (15.52%) JSON
10 9 (15.52%) QA
11 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
11 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.62%) CMS
2 5 (8.62%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.90%) ArcGIS
4 3 (5.17%) JBoss
4 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.17%) FileNet
4 3 (5.17%) Confluence
5 2 (3.45%) Lync
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.45%) Tuxedo
5 2 (3.45%) Apache
5 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.72%) IIS
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Mule
6 1 (1.72%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.90%) MS Access
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.72%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Subversion
2 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 5 (8.62%) JIRA
5 4 (6.90%) Selenium
5 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.90%) Hudson
5 4 (6.90%) Maven
6 3 (5.17%) JUnit
7 2 (3.45%) Concordion
7 2 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (3.45%) DbUnit
7 2 (3.45%) NUnit
7 2 (3.45%) Ant
7 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.72%) JMeter
8 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.72%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Software Development Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Perl Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Designer
7 3 (5.17%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Software Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) HTML
2 13 (22.41%) .NET
2 13 (22.41%) CSS
3 12 (20.69%) HTML5
3 12 (20.69%) jQuery
3 12 (20.69%) XML
4 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.52%) REST
4 9 (15.52%) CSS3
4 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
4 9 (15.52%) JSON
5 8 (13.79%) Web Services
5 8 (13.79%) Spring
5 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
6 6 (10.34%) Ajax
6 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (10.34%) XSLT
6 6 (10.34%) J2EE
7 5 (8.62%) SOAP
7 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Open Source
2 6 (10.34%) GIS
3 4 (6.90%) User Experience
4 3 (5.17%) New Media
4 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.45%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.45%) AS400
5 2 (3.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.72%) W3C
6 1 (1.72%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.72%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) IPTV
6 1 (1.72%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.72%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.17%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (94.83%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (46.55%) TDD
3 13 (22.41%) BDD
4 11 (18.97%) MVC
5 10 (17.24%) Migration
6 9 (15.52%) OO
6 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.79%) CRM
8 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
8 7 (12.07%) Validation
8 7 (12.07%) Project Management
8 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.34%) OOP
10 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.62%) Analytics
10 5 (8.62%) Coaching
10 5 (8.62%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
10 5 (8.62%) Release Management
11 4 (6.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
1 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
2 10 (17.24%) Java
3 9 (15.52%) C#
4 6 (10.34%) Scala
5 3 (5.17%) Perl
5 3 (5.17%) XPath
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) PMP
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 5 (8.62%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.45%) Twitter
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) ILOG
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.72%) Kofax
5 1 (1.72%) Splunk
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