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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 27 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 29 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.65% 6.76% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.29% 8.80% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 2
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£350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
350 284 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.28% 76.76% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 218 154
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) TDD
3 21 (42.86%) SQL
3 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 20 (40.82%) Java
4 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
5 19 (38.78%) Web Services
6 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
7 17 (34.69%) XML
7 17 (34.69%) CSS
7 17 (34.69%) HTML
8 16 (32.65%) SOAP
9 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
9 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
10 14 (28.57%) Subversion
10 14 (28.57%) AngularJS
10 14 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
11 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (26.53%) Open Source
11 13 (26.53%) J2EE
11 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
12 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
12 12 (24.49%) Maven
12 12 (24.49%) JIRA
12 12 (24.49%) Selenium
12 12 (24.49%) NoSQL
12 12 (24.49%) DevOps
12 12 (24.49%) SDLC
13 11 (22.45%) Spock

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 11 (22.45%) Confluence
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
3 2 (4.08%) WildFly
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.04%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) NoSQL
3 11 (22.45%) MongoDB
3 11 (22.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 7 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Subversion
2 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
3 12 (24.49%) Maven
3 12 (24.49%) JIRA
3 12 (24.49%) Selenium
4 11 (22.45%) Hudson
4 11 (22.45%) Spock
4 11 (22.45%) Geb
5 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
7 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.12%) MSBuild
8 3 (6.12%) QUnit
8 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (6.12%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (4.08%) JUnit
10 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
10 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Law
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Java Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Business Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Data Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.08%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Scala Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) Web Services
2 17 (34.69%) XML
2 17 (34.69%) HTML
2 17 (34.69%) CSS
3 16 (32.65%) SOAP
4 14 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 14 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
5 13 (26.53%) J2EE
6 11 (22.45%) .NET
6 11 (22.45%) XSLT
6 11 (22.45%) Spring
6 11 (22.45%) JSF
7 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 7 (14.29%) REST
8 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.24%) WCF
8 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.16%) LINQ
9 4 (8.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) NHS
2 4 (8.16%) GIS
2 4 (8.16%) Taxonomies
3 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
1 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.04%) CentOS
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) TDD
3 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (26.53%) Open Source
4 12 (24.49%) DevOps
4 12 (24.49%) SDLC
4 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
5 11 (22.45%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (22.45%) OO
5 11 (22.45%) RUP
5 11 (22.45%) DSDM
5 11 (22.45%) Release Management
5 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
6 10 (20.41%) Pair Programming
7 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 8 (16.33%) BDD
8 7 (14.29%) Analytics
9 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
9 6 (12.24%) Migration
9 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) SQL
2 20 (40.82%) Java
3 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
4 9 (18.37%) C#
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) Twitter
3 3 (6.12%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Informatica
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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Rate: £300.00 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350 - 400 per day
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