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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 16 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 32 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.53% 1.48% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.68% 2.06% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 4
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£375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £345 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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
274 194 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.07% 71.59% 65.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 147 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £17.26 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 64 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) TDD
3 21 (31.82%) Java
3 21 (31.82%) Web Services
4 19 (28.79%) Maven
5 18 (27.27%) SQL
5 18 (27.27%) BDD
6 17 (25.76%) Ant
6 17 (25.76%) SOAP
7 16 (24.24%) Apache Ivy
8 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (21.21%) MVC
8 14 (21.21%) Hibernate
8 14 (21.21%) Spring
8 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 13 (19.70%) J2EE
9 13 (19.70%) QA
10 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (18.18%) Oracle
10 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 12 (18.18%) Migration
11 11 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 11 (16.67%) CRM
11 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 11 (16.67%) HTML
11 11 (16.67%) .NET
11 11 (16.67%) JIRA
12 10 (15.15%) JSON
12 10 (15.15%) Spring Web Flow
12 10 (15.15%) JPA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.12%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (12.12%) CMS
3 4 (6.06%) Apache
4 3 (4.55%) ArcGIS
4 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.55%) Lync
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.03%) Tuxedo
5 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) FileNet
6 1 (1.52%) Confluence
6 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) 4G
1 4 (6.06%) 3G
1 4 (6.06%) 2G
2 3 (4.55%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) SSL
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.55%) MS Access
4 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Maven
2 17 (25.76%) Ant
3 16 (24.24%) Apache Ivy
4 11 (16.67%) JIRA
5 10 (15.15%) JUnit
6 8 (12.12%) Selenium
6 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
6 8 (12.12%) Subversion
7 6 (9.09%) SoapUI
7 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.06%) eggPlant
9 4 (6.06%) Hudson
9 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
9 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
9 4 (6.06%) Toad
9 4 (6.06%) LoadRunner
10 3 (4.55%) JBehave
11 2 (3.03%) Concordion
General
1 10 (15.15%) Banking
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Developer
2 17 (25.76%) Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Architect
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 6 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Java Team Leader
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Perl Developer
7 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) QA Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Lead Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Test Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Product Owner
10 2 (3.03%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) Web Services
2 17 (25.76%) SOAP
3 14 (21.21%) Hibernate
3 14 (21.21%) Spring
4 13 (19.70%) J2EE
5 11 (16.67%) HTML
5 11 (16.67%) .NET
6 10 (15.15%) JSON
6 10 (15.15%) Spring Web Flow
6 10 (15.15%) JPA
6 10 (15.15%) Struts
7 9 (13.64%) RESTful
7 9 (13.64%) jQuery
7 9 (13.64%) REST
8 8 (12.12%) XML
8 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.61%) JMS
9 7 (10.61%) Java EE
10 6 (9.09%) HTML5
11 5 (7.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) GIS
1 9 (13.64%) Open Source
2 7 (10.61%) Mathematics
2 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (6.06%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Handset
5 3 (4.55%) User Experience
6 2 (3.03%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.52%) NHS
7 1 (1.52%) W3C
7 1 (1.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.03%) UNIX
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) TDD
3 18 (27.27%) BDD
4 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.21%) MVC
5 12 (18.18%) Migration
6 11 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 11 (16.67%) CRM
7 9 (13.64%) UML
8 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.61%) OO
9 7 (10.61%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.09%) Manual Testing
10 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 6 (9.09%) Regression Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (7.58%) OOP
11 5 (7.58%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) Java
2 18 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (12.12%) Scala
3 8 (12.12%) C#
4 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.58%) Perl
5 4 (6.06%) XPath
6 2 (3.03%) Groovy
6 2 (3.03%) XQuery
7 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle
3 8 (12.12%) Sitecore
4 6 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Sun
5 4 (6.06%) Apple
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) Twitter
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