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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 13 24 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Contract jobs citing Scrum 67 45 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.93% 7.50% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.87% 9.68% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 4
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£375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £39.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +18.93%
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
483 465 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.79% 77.50% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 328 203
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £507 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £47.50 £19.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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 +14 38 £380 +8.57% 4
Cardiff -9 16 £375 -6.25% 11
Glamorgan - 3 - -
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 141 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (48.59%) .NET
3 82 (46.33%) Security Cleared
4 80 (45.20%) Java
5 76 (42.94%) SC Cleared
6 64 (36.16%) SQL Server
7 57 (32.20%) TDD
8 54 (30.51%) Web Services
9 51 (28.81%) BDD
10 49 (27.68%) Jenkins
11 44 (24.86%) C#
12 42 (23.73%) SOAP
13 41 (23.16%) XML
14 40 (22.60%) .NET Framework
15 39 (22.03%) Microsoft
16 38 (21.47%) REST
16 38 (21.47%) Team Foundation Server
17 36 (20.34%) Unit Testing
17 36 (20.34%) Visual Studio
17 36 (20.34%) Subversion
18 31 (17.51%) MVC
18 31 (17.51%) Windows
19 30 (16.95%) Selenium
20 28 (15.82%) Hudson
20 28 (15.82%) ASP.NET
21 27 (15.25%) MSBuild
21 27 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
22 26 (14.69%) Artifactory
22 26 (14.69%) Continuous Delivery
22 26 (14.69%) SQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 25 (14.12%) IIS
2 19 (10.73%) JBoss
2 19 (10.73%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.47%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.82%) FileNet
5 5 (2.82%) Confluence
6 4 (2.26%) Apache
7 3 (1.69%) nginx
8 2 (1.13%) WildFly
8 2 (1.13%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.13%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.13%) Mule
9 1 (0.56%) Jetty
9 1 (0.56%) Node.js
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.56%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.82%) HTTP
2 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.13%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) SAN
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (36.16%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (9.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (7.34%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.78%) MySQL
5 12 (6.78%) RDBMS
6 11 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.69%) Firebird
10 3 (1.69%) InterBase
11 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.56%) MS Access
11 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 49 (27.68%) Jenkins
2 38 (21.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (20.34%) Visual Studio
3 36 (20.34%) Subversion
4 30 (16.95%) Selenium
5 28 (15.82%) Hudson
6 27 (15.25%) MSBuild
7 26 (14.69%) Artifactory
8 23 (12.99%) JMeter
9 22 (12.43%) Cucumber
10 20 (11.30%) JIRA
11 18 (10.17%) Eclipse
12 14 (7.91%) Maven
13 12 (6.78%) Gradle
14 11 (6.21%) SpecFlow
15 10 (5.65%) WebDriver
16 8 (4.52%) JUnit
17 7 (3.95%) Bugzilla
17 7 (3.95%) TestNG
18 6 (3.39%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (7.34%) Back Office
2 11 (6.21%) Finance
3 1 (0.56%) Law
3 1 (0.56%) Banking
3 1 (0.56%) Retail
3 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (45.20%) Developer
2 31 (17.51%) .NET Developer
3 28 (15.82%) Java Developer
4 22 (12.43%) Analyst
5 18 (10.17%) Tester
6 17 (9.60%) SQL Developer
7 12 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.78%) Deployment Specialist
8 11 (6.21%) Agile Coach
9 10 (5.65%) Test Analyst
9 10 (5.65%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.95%) Senior SQL Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Architect
12 6 (3.39%) Data Architect
13 5 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (2.82%) Software Developer
13 5 (2.82%) Scala Developer
13 5 (2.82%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (48.59%) .NET
2 54 (30.51%) Web Services
3 42 (23.73%) SOAP
4 41 (23.16%) XML
5 40 (22.60%) .NET Framework
6 38 (21.47%) REST
7 28 (15.82%) ASP.NET
8 27 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (12.99%) Spring
9 23 (12.99%) HTML
10 22 (12.43%) CSS
11 21 (11.86%) Hibernate
12 17 (9.60%) HTML5
13 15 (8.47%) jQuery
14 14 (7.91%) Java SE
15 13 (7.34%) CSS3
16 12 (6.78%) MyBatis
17 11 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web API
18 10 (5.65%) J2EE
19 9 (5.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.34%) User Experience
2 11 (6.21%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.52%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.95%) GIS
5 6 (3.39%) NHS
5 6 (3.39%) Taxonomies
6 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.69%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.51%) Windows
2 14 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (4.52%) Linux
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) UNIX
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (32.20%) TDD
3 51 (28.81%) BDD
4 36 (20.34%) Unit Testing
5 31 (17.51%) MVC
6 26 (14.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (12.99%) DevOps
8 21 (11.86%) Configuration Management
9 20 (11.30%) Test Scripting
10 16 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.04%) SOA
10 16 (9.04%) Software Delivery
11 15 (8.47%) ETL
11 15 (8.47%) ITIL
11 15 (8.47%) Open Source
12 14 (7.91%) Regression Testing
12 14 (7.91%) Coaching
13 12 (6.78%) Test-First Development
14 10 (5.65%) User Stories
14 10 (5.65%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (45.20%) Java
2 44 (24.86%) C#
3 26 (14.69%) SQL
4 25 (14.12%) PowerShell
5 23 (12.99%) Jython
6 10 (5.65%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.08%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.82%) Scala
9 3 (1.69%) Python
9 3 (1.69%) Delphi
10 2 (1.13%) Perl
10 2 (1.13%) PHP
10 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.56%) Ruby
11 1 (0.56%) Groovy
11 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (46.33%) Security Cleared
2 76 (42.94%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.34%) ISEB
4 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.65%) MCDBA
5 8 (4.52%) MCITP
6 4 (2.26%) Degree
7 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.13%) MAPM
7 2 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.13%) HL7
2 2 (1.13%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) vSphere
2 1 (0.56%) vCloud
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Puppet
1 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) Nagios
2 1 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.56%) Oracle
3 5 (2.82%) Twitter
4 4 (2.26%) Google
5 2 (1.13%) VMware
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.56%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.56%) ESRI
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Intapeople
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CPS Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago