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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 18 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 43 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.14% 4.18% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.62% 5.83% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 7
Average daily rate £350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £323 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
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
370 223 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.26% 71.70% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 168 134
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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.

1 122 (93.13%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (48.09%) XML
3 62 (47.33%) HTML
4 59 (45.04%) C#
5 58 (44.27%) JavaScript
5 58 (44.27%) .NET
6 57 (43.51%) SQL
6 57 (43.51%) TDD
7 55 (41.98%) SQL Server
7 55 (41.98%) CSS
8 53 (40.46%) MVC
9 45 (34.35%) ASP.NET
10 44 (33.59%) Web Services
11 41 (31.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 40 (30.53%) jQuery
13 39 (29.77%) Unit Testing
13 39 (29.77%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (29.77%) SOAP
14 38 (29.01%) Microsoft
15 35 (26.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 34 (25.95%) OO
16 34 (25.95%) OOP
17 28 (21.37%) Git (software)
17 28 (21.37%) Software Testing
18 27 (20.61%) Subversion
19 25 (19.08%) IIS
19 25 (19.08%) Java
19 25 (19.08%) WCF
20 23 (17.56%) JIRA
20 23 (17.56%) Ajax

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (19.08%) IIS
2 15 (11.45%) Confluence
3 8 (6.11%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.34%) JBoss
5 6 (4.58%) FileNet
5 6 (4.58%) LiveCycle
6 4 (3.05%) Apache
7 3 (2.29%) Node.js
8 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.76%) Mule
9 1 (0.76%) SAS
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.50%) HTTP
2 5 (3.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (41.98%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (12.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (8.40%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.40%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.34%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.82%) Neo4j
7 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.05%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.29%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (31.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (21.37%) Git (software)
3 27 (20.61%) Subversion
4 23 (17.56%) JIRA
5 20 (15.27%) Selenium
6 19 (14.50%) Jenkins
7 17 (12.98%) Visual Studio
8 15 (11.45%) Hudson
9 14 (10.69%) Cucumber
10 12 (9.16%) TeamCity
11 11 (8.40%) Maven
11 11 (8.40%) Spock
12 10 (7.63%) SpecFlow
13 7 (5.34%) Mercurial
14 6 (4.58%) Ant
14 6 (4.58%) DbUnit
14 6 (4.58%) JUnit
15 5 (3.82%) Eclipse
15 5 (3.82%) Jasmine
15 5 (3.82%) QUnit
General
1 13 (9.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (6.87%) Finance
3 8 (6.11%) Back Office
4 2 (1.53%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (70.23%) Developer
2 46 (35.11%) .NET Developer
3 37 (28.24%) SQL Developer
4 14 (10.69%) Analyst
5 12 (9.16%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.16%) Project Manager
6 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (7.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 10 (7.63%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.63%) SQL Server Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Agile Developer
8 9 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.87%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Tester
10 7 (5.34%) Agile .NET Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.58%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (48.09%) XML
2 62 (47.33%) HTML
3 58 (44.27%) .NET
4 55 (41.98%) CSS
5 45 (34.35%) ASP.NET
6 44 (33.59%) Web Services
7 40 (30.53%) jQuery
8 39 (29.77%) SOAP
9 35 (26.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (19.08%) WCF
11 23 (17.56%) Ajax
12 22 (16.79%) .NET Framework
13 21 (16.03%) XSLT
14 20 (15.27%) Entity Framework
15 19 (14.50%) AngularJS
16 17 (12.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 16 (12.21%) CSS3
17 16 (12.21%) HTML5
17 16 (12.21%) XForms
18 14 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) NHS
2 6 (4.58%) Replication
2 6 (4.58%) User Experience
3 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.82%) W3C
4 2 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.76%) BBC
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.92%) Android
2 10 (7.63%) Apple iOS
3 9 (6.87%) Windows
4 4 (3.05%) Unix
5 3 (2.29%) Linux
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (93.13%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (43.51%) TDD
3 53 (40.46%) MVC
4 39 (29.77%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (29.77%) Unit Testing
5 34 (25.95%) OO
5 34 (25.95%) OOP
6 28 (21.37%) Software Testing
7 21 (16.03%) Software Engineering
8 20 (15.27%) BDD
8 20 (15.27%) Project Management
8 20 (15.27%) UML
9 17 (12.98%) Data Modelling
10 16 (12.21%) DevOps
10 16 (12.21%) Regression Testing
11 15 (11.45%) SDLC
12 13 (9.92%) High Availability
12 13 (9.92%) Test Automation
13 12 (9.16%) Data Security
14 11 (8.40%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 59 (45.04%) C#
2 58 (44.27%) JavaScript
3 57 (43.51%) SQL
4 25 (19.08%) Java
5 22 (16.79%) T-SQL
6 15 (11.45%) XPath
7 10 (7.63%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.82%) Perl
9 3 (2.29%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.53%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.76%) Go
11 1 (0.76%) PHP
11 1 (0.76%) Python
11 1 (0.76%) Ruby
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
11 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (16.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (6.87%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.58%) Degree
6 5 (3.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.29%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.58%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.53%) Ansible
2 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) Nagios
3 1 (0.76%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (29.01%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.16%) Red Gate
3 6 (4.58%) Adobe
3 6 (4.58%) ILOG
3 6 (4.58%) Kofax
3 6 (4.58%) Splunk
3 6 (4.58%) Twitter
4 5 (3.82%) Oracle
5 3 (2.29%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.53%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.53%) New Relic
6 2 (1.53%) Rackspace
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