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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 11 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 32 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.47% 5.06% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.17% 6.42% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 19
Median daily rate £388 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £463 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -2.93%
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
211 265 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.63% 78.87% 86.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 222 256
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 74 (98.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (53.33%) TDD
3 37 (49.33%) JavaScript
4 33 (44.00%) HTML
4 33 (44.00%) .NET
5 29 (38.67%) C#
5 29 (38.67%) Visual Studio
6 27 (36.00%) jQuery
7 26 (34.67%) BDD
8 25 (33.33%) WCF
9 24 (32.00%) AngularJS
10 23 (30.67%) Unit Testing
10 23 (30.67%) CSS
10 23 (30.67%) MVC
11 20 (26.67%) Finance
11 20 (26.67%) SQL
11 20 (26.67%) Web Development
12 19 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (24.00%) Java
13 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
13 18 (24.00%) XML
14 17 (22.67%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (22.67%) CSS3
14 17 (22.67%) HTML5
14 17 (22.67%) TypeScript
14 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (22.67%) DevOps
15 16 (21.33%) Mentoring
15 16 (21.33%) MSTest
15 16 (21.33%) MbUnit

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 9 (12.00%) Confluence
1 9 (12.00%) FileNet
1 9 (12.00%) LiveCycle
2 8 (10.67%) IIS
3 7 (9.33%) GeoServer
3 7 (9.33%) JBoss
3 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) CMS
4 2 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Gliffy
2 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.33%) Google Play
2 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) LDAP
1 4 (5.33%) SSL
1 4 (5.33%) VPN
2 3 (4.00%) FTP
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.00%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.33%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (38.67%) Visual Studio
2 16 (21.33%) MbUnit
2 16 (21.33%) MSTest
2 16 (21.33%) NUnit
3 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (17.33%) Selenium
5 12 (16.00%) Subversion
6 10 (13.33%) JIRA
7 9 (12.00%) Ant
7 9 (12.00%) Hudson
7 9 (12.00%) JUnit
7 9 (12.00%) Maven
8 8 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (9.33%) DbUnit
9 7 (9.33%) Spock
10 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
10 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
12 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Banking
2 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Billing
3 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (65.33%) Developer
2 18 (24.00%) Senior Developer
3 16 (21.33%) Agile Developer
3 16 (21.33%) Senior Agile Developer
4 12 (16.00%) Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.00%) SQL Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Perl Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Product Owner
9 3 (4.00%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.00%) .NET
1 33 (44.00%) HTML
2 27 (36.00%) jQuery
3 25 (33.33%) WCF
4 24 (32.00%) AngularJS
5 23 (30.67%) CSS
6 18 (24.00%) XML
7 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (22.67%) CSS3
7 17 (22.67%) HTML5
7 17 (22.67%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (21.33%) REST
8 16 (21.33%) SOAP
9 10 (13.33%) Web Services
10 9 (12.00%) JSF
10 9 (12.00%) Spring
11 7 (9.33%) Dojo
11 7 (9.33%) Java EE
11 7 (9.33%) Java SE
11 7 (9.33%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Replication
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.33%) CESG
5 1 (1.33%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.33%) IPTV
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) New Media
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Unix
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (98.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (53.33%) TDD
3 26 (34.67%) BDD
4 23 (30.67%) MVC
4 23 (30.67%) Unit Testing
5 20 (26.67%) Web Development
6 19 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (22.67%) DevOps
8 16 (21.33%) ATDD
8 16 (21.33%) Mentoring
8 16 (21.33%) Test-First Development
9 8 (10.67%) Document Management
9 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.33%) Automated Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (8.00%) OO
11 6 (8.00%) OOP
11 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (8.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (49.33%) JavaScript
2 29 (38.67%) C#
3 20 (26.67%) SQL
4 18 (24.00%) Java
5 17 (22.67%) TypeScript
6 13 (17.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.67%) Perl
8 5 (6.67%) PHP
9 4 (5.33%) Python
10 3 (4.00%) C
10 3 (4.00%) VB
11 2 (2.67%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) BC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) ISEB
4 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.33%) CISSP
5 1 (1.33%) CLAS
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Adobe
1 9 (12.00%) ILOG
1 9 (12.00%) Splunk
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.33%) Kofax
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle
5 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
5 4 (5.33%) Sitecore
6 3 (4.00%) Cognos
7 2 (2.67%) Alterian
8 1 (1.33%) Google
8 1 (1.33%) SAP