The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 42 105 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.61% 17.68% 8.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.14% 21.92% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 86 32
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £314 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £460 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £38.77 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +0.70%
Scrum
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
377 479 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.25% 80.64% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 378 352
Median daily rate £400 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £16.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the South Wales region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the South Wales region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +21 32 £388 -6.62% 8
Newport -15 9 £500 +25.00% 2
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 99 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (54.05%) TDD
3 50 (45.05%) .NET
4 46 (41.44%) Visual Studio
5 41 (36.94%) BDD
6 40 (36.04%) JavaScript
7 38 (34.23%) C#
8 36 (32.43%) HTML
9 35 (31.53%) jQuery
10 34 (30.63%) WCF
11 32 (28.83%) MVC
12 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
12 31 (27.93%) Unit Testing
13 28 (25.23%) Finance
14 27 (24.32%) Selenium
14 27 (24.32%) Security Cleared
15 26 (23.42%) Java
15 26 (23.42%) CSS
15 26 (23.42%) AngularJS
16 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET Web API
16 25 (22.52%) REST
17 24 (21.62%) SQL
18 23 (20.72%) Test-First Development
18 23 (20.72%) Web Development
19 21 (18.92%) SC Cleared
20 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
20 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
21 19 (17.12%) HTML5
22 18 (16.22%) TypeScript
22 18 (16.22%) KnockoutJS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 9 (8.11%) Confluence
1 9 (8.11%) FileNet
1 9 (8.11%) LiveCycle
2 8 (7.21%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.21%) IIS
3 7 (6.31%) GeoServer
3 7 (6.31%) JBoss
3 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.80%) Apache
4 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.80%) CMS
4 2 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Gliffy
2 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) SaaS
2 4 (3.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.90%) Google Play
3 1 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) LDAP
1 4 (3.60%) SSL
1 4 (3.60%) VPN
2 3 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.01%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.70%) NonStop SQL
8 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.70%) Star Schema
9 2 (1.80%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.80%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 46 (41.44%) Visual Studio
2 27 (24.32%) Selenium
3 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
4 17 (15.32%) MbUnit
4 17 (15.32%) MSTest
4 17 (15.32%) NUnit
5 15 (13.51%) SpecFlow
6 14 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (10.81%) Subversion
8 11 (9.91%) WebDriver
9 10 (9.01%) Cucumber
9 10 (9.01%) JIRA
10 9 (8.11%) Ant
10 9 (8.11%) Hudson
10 9 (8.11%) JMeter
10 9 (8.11%) JUnit
10 9 (8.11%) Maven
11 7 (6.31%) DbUnit
11 7 (6.31%) Spock
12 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (25.23%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Back Office
3 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (55.86%) Developer
2 21 (18.92%) Senior Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Agile Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Senior Agile Developer
4 18 (16.22%) .NET Developer
5 14 (12.61%) Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Project Manager
7 9 (8.11%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Architect
8 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Business Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.31%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.31%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) Tester
11 5 (4.50%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.60%) Consultant
12 4 (3.60%) Perl Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (45.05%) .NET
2 36 (32.43%) HTML
3 35 (31.53%) jQuery
4 34 (30.63%) WCF
5 26 (23.42%) AngularJS
5 26 (23.42%) CSS
6 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (22.52%) REST
7 19 (17.12%) HTML5
8 18 (16.22%) CSS3
8 18 (16.22%) KnockoutJS
8 18 (16.22%) XML
9 16 (14.41%) SOAP
10 14 (12.61%) .NET Framework
11 13 (11.71%) Entity Framework
12 10 (9.01%) Web Services
13 9 (8.11%) Ajax
13 9 (8.11%) JSF
13 9 (8.11%) Spring
14 7 (6.31%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.31%) Replication
3 3 (2.70%) CESG
3 3 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.90%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.90%) IPTV
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) New Media
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.50%) Unix
1 5 (4.50%) Windows
2 3 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (54.05%) TDD
3 41 (36.94%) BDD
4 32 (28.83%) MVC
5 31 (27.93%) Unit Testing
6 23 (20.72%) Test-First Development
6 23 (20.72%) Web Development
7 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (15.32%) ATDD
8 17 (15.32%) DevOps
9 16 (14.41%) Mentoring
10 15 (13.51%) Kanban
11 12 (10.81%) Project Management
12 11 (9.91%) SOA
13 10 (9.01%) PRINCE2
14 9 (8.11%) Regression Testing
15 8 (7.21%) Automated Testing
15 8 (7.21%) Document Management
15 8 (7.21%) ITIL
15 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.04%) JavaScript
2 38 (34.23%) C#
3 26 (23.42%) Java
4 24 (21.62%) SQL
5 18 (16.22%) TypeScript
6 13 (11.71%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.50%) Perl
8 5 (4.50%) PHP
9 4 (3.60%) Python
10 3 (2.70%) C
10 3 (2.70%) VB
11 2 (1.80%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (1.80%) Scala
12 1 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.81%) ISEB
4 5 (4.50%) BC Cleared
4 5 (4.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.70%) CISSP
5 3 (2.70%) CLAS
5 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.70%) MAPM
5 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.80%) Degree
7 1 (0.90%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) QA
2 8 (7.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (4.50%) P3O
4 3 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) Ansible
2 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (8.11%) Adobe
1 9 (8.11%) ILOG
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
1 9 (8.11%) Splunk
2 7 (6.31%) Kofax
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle
4 4 (3.60%) SAP
4 4 (3.60%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.60%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.70%) Cognos
6 2 (1.80%) Alterian
6 2 (1.80%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.90%) Google
7 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
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