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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 17 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 25 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.76% 1.08% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.26% 1.47% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 4
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£375 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £348 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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
270 204 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 72.97% 73.12% 65.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 153 77
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £18.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £18.00 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) Web Services
3 22 (33.85%) Java
4 21 (32.31%) Maven
5 20 (30.77%) Ant
5 20 (30.77%) SOAP
5 20 (30.77%) Apache Ivy
6 18 (27.69%) SQL
6 18 (27.69%) TDD
7 16 (24.62%) BDD
8 15 (23.08%) Spring
8 15 (23.08%) J2EE
8 15 (23.08%) Hibernate
9 14 (21.54%) QA
10 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (20.00%) MVC
10 13 (20.00%) JIRA
10 13 (20.00%) Oracle
11 12 (18.46%) Struts
11 12 (18.46%) UML
11 12 (18.46%) Finance
11 12 (18.46%) Migration
11 12 (18.46%) JPA
11 12 (18.46%) Spring Web Flow
12 11 (16.92%) Degree
12 11 (16.92%) Banking
12 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
12 11 (16.92%) JUnit
13 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
13 10 (15.38%) Test Automation

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.31%) CMS
2 8 (12.31%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (9.23%) Apache
4 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.62%) Lync
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.54%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.54%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) 3G
1 6 (9.23%) 2G
1 6 (9.23%) 4G
2 3 (4.62%) HTTP
2 3 (4.62%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Maven
2 20 (30.77%) Ant
2 20 (30.77%) Apache Ivy
3 13 (20.00%) JIRA
4 11 (16.92%) JUnit
5 9 (13.85%) Selenium
6 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
6 8 (12.31%) SoapUI
7 6 (9.23%) Toad
7 6 (9.23%) LoadRunner
7 6 (9.23%) Subversion
7 6 (9.23%) eggPlant
8 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.62%) Hudson
9 3 (4.62%) JBehave
9 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
10 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Analyst
2 17 (26.15%) Business Analyst
2 17 (26.15%) Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Team Leader
4 8 (12.31%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (12.31%) Java Team Leader
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) QA Leader
6 6 (9.23%) Lead Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Perl Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.62%) Product Owner
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Services Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.08%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.38%) Web Services
2 20 (30.77%) SOAP
3 15 (23.08%) J2EE
3 15 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 15 (23.08%) Spring
4 12 (18.46%) Struts
4 12 (18.46%) Spring Web Flow
4 12 (18.46%) JPA
5 9 (13.85%) RESTful
5 9 (13.85%) REST
5 9 (13.85%) Java EE
5 9 (13.85%) JMS
6 7 (10.77%) JSON
6 7 (10.77%) HTML
7 6 (9.23%) .NET
7 6 (9.23%) WAP
7 6 (9.23%) J2ME
7 6 (9.23%) jQuery
8 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Mathematics
1 9 (13.85%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.31%) GIS
3 7 (10.77%) Open Source
4 6 (9.23%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (9.23%) Handset
5 5 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (3.08%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.54%) W3C
7 1 (1.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) UNIX
1 2 (3.08%) Linux
1 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) TDD
3 16 (24.62%) BDD
4 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (20.00%) MVC
5 12 (18.46%) Migration
5 12 (18.46%) UML
6 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.85%) CRM
8 9 (13.85%) Mobile Commerce
9 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (9.23%) Manual Testing
11 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Automation Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Java
2 18 (27.69%) SQL
3 9 (13.85%) Scala
4 5 (7.69%) C#
5 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.15%) Perl
6 2 (3.08%) XQuery
6 2 (3.08%) XPath
6 2 (3.08%) Groovy
7 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) HP
3 8 (12.31%) Sitecore
4 6 (9.23%) Apple
4 6 (9.23%) Sun
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