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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 13 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 25 39 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.51% 10.68% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.52% 13.27% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£409 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.44%
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
217 294 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.51% 80.55% 66.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 203 72
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.83 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.42 £27.50 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) Java
5 10 (26.32%) .NET
6 9 (23.68%) Oracle
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.68%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) Project Management
7 8 (21.05%) HTML
7 8 (21.05%) C#
7 8 (21.05%) MVC
7 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (21.05%) BDD
8 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
8 7 (18.42%) Coaching
8 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
8 7 (18.42%) Migration
8 7 (18.42%) Finance
8 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
8 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
8 7 (18.42%) CSS
9 6 (15.79%) Web Services
9 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
9 6 (15.79%) REST
9 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
9 6 (15.79%) jQuery
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (10.53%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Mule
2 3 (7.89%) Mule ESB
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) WildFly
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.63%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (2.63%) Firebird
6 1 (2.63%) InterBase
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) MSBuild
3 3 (7.89%) QUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
3 3 (7.89%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (5.26%) JUnit
4 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.63%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) TestNG
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.63%) JMeter
5 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Data Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
3 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Scala Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Project Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Software Manager
5 2 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) HTML
3 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
3 7 (18.42%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) Web Services
4 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 6 (15.79%) REST
4 6 (15.79%) jQuery
5 5 (13.16%) HTML5
5 5 (13.16%) CSS3
5 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
5 5 (13.16%) XML
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.53%) J2EE
6 4 (10.53%) SOAP
6 4 (10.53%) Spring
6 4 (10.53%) Java EE
6 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
6 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (10.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) NHS
1 4 (10.53%) Taxonomies
1 4 (10.53%) GIS
2 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) AS400
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) New Media
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 9 (23.68%) Project Management
4 8 (21.05%) MVC
4 8 (21.05%) BDD
5 7 (18.42%) Coaching
5 7 (18.42%) Migration
6 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
7 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.16%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
7 5 (13.16%) UML
8 4 (10.53%) ETL
8 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.53%) Validation
8 4 (10.53%) Data Governance
9 3 (7.89%) MVVM
9 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) Scala
5 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) PMP
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.63%) ILOG