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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 6 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 40 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.01% 8.29% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.18% 9.23% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 9
Median daily rate £381 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +21.16%

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
282 379 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.68% 89.81% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 289 159
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 49 (85.96%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) Java
3 24 (42.11%) RESTful
3 24 (42.11%) Relational Database
4 23 (40.35%) JSON
5 21 (36.84%) Kafka
5 21 (36.84%) MongoDB
5 21 (36.84%) Microservices
5 21 (36.84%) Spring Boot
6 20 (35.09%) Spring
7 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 18 (31.58%) Cucumber
9 17 (29.82%) Go
10 16 (28.07%) REST
10 16 (28.07%) iXBRL
10 16 (28.07%) Finance
11 15 (26.32%) HTML
11 15 (26.32%) Linux
11 15 (26.32%) HTTP
11 15 (26.32%) Continuous Deployment
12 14 (24.56%) Neo4j
12 14 (24.56%) Hibernate
13 13 (22.81%) Unix
13 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.81%) JAX-RS
13 13 (22.81%) Dropwizard
14 12 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (21.05%) .NET
14 12 (21.05%) Mac OS X
14 12 (21.05%) Configuration Management

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 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) Relational Database
2 21 (36.84%) MongoDB
3 14 (24.56%) Neo4j
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
5 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) GIS
7 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Cucumber
2 10 (17.54%) NUnit
3 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (12.28%) MSBuild
4 7 (12.28%) MSTest
5 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.26%) JUnit
5 3 (5.26%) Selenium
6 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.75%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.75%) JBehave
7 1 (1.75%) JIRA
7 1 (1.75%) JMeter
7 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Military
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Product Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) RESTful
2 23 (40.35%) JSON
3 21 (36.84%) Kafka
3 21 (36.84%) Spring Boot
4 20 (35.09%) Spring
5 16 (28.07%) iXBRL
5 16 (28.07%) REST
6 15 (26.32%) HTML
7 14 (24.56%) Hibernate
8 13 (22.81%) Dropwizard
8 13 (22.81%) JAX-RS
9 12 (21.05%) .NET
10 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
10 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (12.28%) Entity Framework
10 7 (12.28%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (8.77%) jQuery
12 3 (5.26%) CSS
12 3 (5.26%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) NHS
2 4 (7.02%) Fintech
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Unix
3 12 (21.05%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (85.96%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Microservices
3 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 15 (26.32%) Continuous Deployment
5 12 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 12 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (21.05%) Web Design
6 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 9 (15.79%) ITIL
6 9 (15.79%) MVC
6 9 (15.79%) TDD
7 8 (14.04%) Coaching
8 7 (12.28%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (12.28%) Kanban
8 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
8 7 (12.28%) OOP
8 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.53%) BDD
9 6 (10.53%) Project Management
9 6 (10.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) Java
2 17 (29.82%) Go
3 9 (15.79%) SQL
4 5 (8.77%) C#
5 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) CCENT
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) CISA
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CISM
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
4 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (1.75%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Avaya
3 1 (1.75%) CA
3 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco
3 1 (1.75%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.75%) Nortel
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow