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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 23 44 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.39% 11.08% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.18% 13.25% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 0
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.60%
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
226 332 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.48% 83.63% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 234 76
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £11.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +137.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £27.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) TDD
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle
4 10 (27.78%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) .NET
5 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (25.00%) Migration
5 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (22.22%) BDD
6 8 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (22.22%) C#
7 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
7 7 (19.44%) Project Management
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (19.44%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (16.67%) Taxonomies
8 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 6 (16.67%) ETL
8 6 (16.67%) GIS
8 6 (16.67%) MVC
8 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 6 (16.67%) REST

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) Mule
2 2 (5.56%) WildFly
2 2 (5.56%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Skype
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) MS Access
6 1 (2.78%) InterBase
6 1 (2.78%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (8.33%) MSBuild
4 3 (8.33%) QUnit
4 3 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
5 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.78%) TestNG
6 1 (2.78%) JUnit
6 1 (2.78%) JMeter
6 1 (2.78%) Maven
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Project Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Scala Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
3 6 (16.67%) REST
4 5 (13.89%) HTML
5 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.11%) jQuery
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.11%) CSS
5 4 (11.11%) Web Services
5 4 (11.11%) CSS3
5 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.33%) Ember.js
6 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (8.33%) Backbone.js
6 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (8.33%) D3.js
6 3 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Taxonomies
1 6 (16.67%) GIS
2 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.33%) NHS
3 2 (5.56%) AS400
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) New Media
4 1 (2.78%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) CentOS
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) Migration
4 8 (22.22%) BDD
4 8 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 6 (16.67%) ETL
6 6 (16.67%) MVC
6 6 (16.67%) Data Governance
7 5 (13.89%) Coaching
7 5 (13.89%) UML
7 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Validation
7 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.33%) MVVM
8 3 (8.33%) Time Management
8 3 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Delphi
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat