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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 13 18 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Contract jobs citing Scrum 45 48 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.91% 8.73% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.01% 11.32% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 1
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£375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
346 424 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 76.21% 77.09% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 256 139
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 7
Average hourly rate £16.38 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.45% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £14.80 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +6 27 £365 +0.68% 2
Cardiff -5 16 £405 -4.70% 2
Bridgend - - - - 4
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 83 (84.69%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.78%) .NET
3 34 (34.69%) C#
3 34 (34.69%) Java
4 32 (32.65%) TDD
4 32 (32.65%) Security Cleared
5 31 (31.63%) SQL Server
6 29 (29.59%) SC Cleared
7 28 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 27 (27.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (26.53%) .NET Framework
9 26 (26.53%) Jenkins
10 25 (25.51%) Subversion
11 24 (24.49%) HTML
12 23 (23.47%) CSS
13 20 (20.41%) Selenium
13 20 (20.41%) BDD
14 19 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (19.39%) Project Management
15 18 (18.37%) MVC
15 18 (18.37%) HTML5
16 17 (17.35%) Open Source
16 17 (17.35%) jQuery
16 17 (17.35%) JIRA
16 17 (17.35%) JavaScript
16 17 (17.35%) Coaching
17 16 (16.33%) Visual Studio
17 16 (16.33%) Finance
18 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET
18 15 (15.31%) SharePoint

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (15.31%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.24%) JBoss
2 12 (12.24%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.06%) CMS
3 3 (3.06%) Mule
3 3 (3.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.04%) Lync
4 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.04%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) DVB
2 2 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.63%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.16%) MySQL
5 6 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.04%) MS Access
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.02%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (1.02%) InterBase
8 1 (1.02%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 27 (27.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (26.53%) Jenkins
3 25 (25.51%) Subversion
4 20 (20.41%) Selenium
5 17 (17.35%) JIRA
6 16 (16.33%) Visual Studio
7 13 (13.27%) JMeter
7 13 (13.27%) WebDriver
8 11 (11.22%) Bugzilla
9 9 (9.18%) JUnit
10 8 (8.16%) Eclipse
11 7 (7.14%) TestNG
12 6 (6.12%) SoapUI
13 5 (5.10%) Gradle
13 5 (5.10%) Artifactory
13 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
13 5 (5.10%) ReSharper
14 4 (4.08%) TortoiseSVN
15 3 (3.06%) Rhino Mocks
15 3 (3.06%) NUnit
General
1 16 (16.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Back Office
2 2 (2.04%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.02%) Law
3 1 (1.02%) Publishing
3 1 (1.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (33.67%) Developer
2 11 (11.22%) Tester
3 10 (10.20%) Architect
3 10 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.18%) Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.16%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.16%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.12%) Senior SQL Developer
7 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Deployment Specialist
8 4 (4.08%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Development Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.78%) .NET
2 26 (26.53%) .NET Framework
3 24 (24.49%) HTML
4 23 (23.47%) CSS
5 18 (18.37%) HTML5
6 17 (17.35%) jQuery
7 15 (15.31%) Spring
7 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET
8 13 (13.27%) CSS3
9 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (11.22%) Web Services
11 9 (9.18%) Java SE
11 9 (9.18%) Spring MVC
12 7 (7.14%) RESTful
13 6 (6.12%) XML
14 5 (5.10%) Hibernate
14 5 (5.10%) Entity Framework
14 5 (5.10%) Sass
14 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Open Source
2 11 (11.22%) Client/Server
2 11 (11.22%) Mainframe
3 6 (6.12%) User Experience
4 5 (5.10%) GIS
5 4 (4.08%) Taxonomies
6 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.06%) New Media
6 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.06%) NHS
7 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.04%) AS400
7 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.04%) PMI
8 1 (1.02%) Social Network
8 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.02%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.02%) Interactive TV
8 1 (1.02%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Android
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (84.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.65%) TDD
3 20 (20.41%) BDD
4 19 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (19.39%) Project Management
5 18 (18.37%) MVC
6 17 (17.35%) Coaching
7 15 (15.31%) Test Scripting
8 13 (13.27%) Load Testing
9 12 (12.24%) Test Management
9 12 (12.24%) Automation Testing
9 12 (12.24%) ETL
10 10 (10.20%) Risk Management
11 9 (9.18%) Migration
12 8 (8.16%) SOA
12 8 (8.16%) Configuration Management
12 8 (8.16%) ITIL
12 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
12 8 (8.16%) Release Management
12 8 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.69%) C#
1 34 (34.69%) Java
2 17 (17.35%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.04%) C++
4 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.04%) XPath
4 2 (2.04%) Scala
5 1 (1.02%) C
5 1 (1.02%) Delphi
5 1 (1.02%) PHP
5 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.02%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 29 (29.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.14%) MCDBA
3 7 (7.14%) ISEB
3 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.12%) MCITP
5 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (5.10%) MAPM
6 4 (4.08%) Degree
7 2 (2.04%) PMP
7 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) P3O
2 4 (4.08%) QA
3 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.02%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) vCloud
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.27%) Oracle
3 3 (3.06%) VMware
3 3 (3.06%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.02%) ILOG
4 1 (1.02%) Perforce
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