The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 23 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 23 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.23% - 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.01% - 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -6.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
287 191 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.78% 73.46% 67.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 128 82
Average daily rate £375 £335 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -14.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Scrum
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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 30 July 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (46.27%) Web Services
2 28 (41.79%) Java
3 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (37.31%) Maven
4 24 (35.82%) SOAP
4 24 (35.82%) Ant
4 24 (35.82%) Apache Ivy
5 22 (32.84%) BDD
5 22 (32.84%) SQL
6 21 (31.34%) J2EE
6 21 (31.34%) TDD
7 18 (26.87%) Banking
7 18 (26.87%) Spring
8 17 (25.37%) Finance
9 16 (23.88%) MVC
9 16 (23.88%) Hibernate
10 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
11 14 (20.90%) JIRA
11 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
11 14 (20.90%) Struts
12 13 (19.40%) Selenium
12 13 (19.40%) Migration
13 12 (17.91%) Spring Web Flow
13 12 (17.91%) JUnit
13 12 (17.91%) Oracle
13 12 (17.91%) UML
13 12 (17.91%) JPA
14 11 (16.42%) Mobile App
14 11 (16.42%) QA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (14.93%) CMS
1 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
1 10 (14.93%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (10.45%) Apache
3 5 (7.46%) Lync
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.49%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) 4G
1 7 (10.45%) 2G
1 7 (10.45%) 3G
2 4 (5.97%) Internet
3 3 (4.48%) SSL
3 3 (4.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Maven
2 24 (35.82%) Ant
2 24 (35.82%) Apache Ivy
3 14 (20.90%) JIRA
4 13 (19.40%) Selenium
5 12 (17.91%) JUnit
6 10 (14.93%) SoapUI
6 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
7 8 (11.94%) Subversion
8 7 (10.45%) eggPlant
8 7 (10.45%) LoadRunner
8 7 (10.45%) Toad
9 6 (8.96%) JBehave
9 6 (8.96%) WebDriver
9 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
10 3 (4.48%) Hudson
10 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
10 3 (4.48%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.49%) Concordion
General
1 18 (26.87%) Banking
2 17 (25.37%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Architect
3 11 (16.42%) Business Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Java Team Leader
5 8 (11.94%) Team Leader
5 8 (11.94%) Development Team Leader
6 7 (10.45%) QA Leader
7 6 (8.96%) Lead Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (7.46%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Perl Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.48%) Product Owner
10 3 (4.48%) Automated Test Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Scala Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) Web Services
2 24 (35.82%) SOAP
3 21 (31.34%) J2EE
4 18 (26.87%) Spring
5 16 (23.88%) Hibernate
6 14 (20.90%) Struts
7 12 (17.91%) Spring Web Flow
7 12 (17.91%) JPA
8 11 (16.42%) Java EE
9 10 (14.93%) REST
10 9 (13.43%) RESTful
10 9 (13.43%) JMS
10 9 (13.43%) JSON
11 7 (10.45%) WAP
11 7 (10.45%) HTML
11 7 (10.45%) J2ME
12 6 (8.96%) .NET
12 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
13 4 (5.97%) jQuery
13 4 (5.97%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Mobile App
2 9 (13.43%) Mathematics
3 8 (11.94%) Open Source
3 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (11.94%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (10.45%) Handset
4 7 (10.45%) GIS
5 6 (8.96%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.49%) iPhone
6 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) UNIX
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) BDD
3 21 (31.34%) TDD
4 16 (23.88%) MVC
5 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
6 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
7 13 (19.40%) Migration
8 12 (17.91%) UML
9 10 (14.93%) CRM
10 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
10 9 (13.43%) Mobile Commerce
11 8 (11.94%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (10.45%) Manual Testing
12 7 (10.45%) Regression Testing
12 7 (10.45%) OO
13 6 (8.96%) SOA
13 6 (8.96%) Workflow
13 6 (8.96%) Document Management
13 6 (8.96%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) Java
2 22 (32.84%) SQL
3 9 (13.43%) Scala
4 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.96%) C#
6 4 (5.97%) Perl
7 3 (4.48%) Groovy
7 3 (4.48%) XPath
7 3 (4.48%) XQuery
8 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle
2 10 (14.93%) HP
2 10 (14.93%) Sitecore
3 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.45%) Sun
4 7 (10.45%) Apple
5 3 (4.48%) Zend
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