The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 23 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 48 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.74% 0.73% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.43% 1.04% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 5
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£400 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £398 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+27.55% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
460 289 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 74.19% 69.98% 69.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 183 195
Average daily rate £375 £339 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% -7.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
Wales

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Cardiff - 27 £400 - 10
Newport -1 16 £350 +3.70% 3
Torfaen - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 55 (50.00%) Java
2 42 (38.18%) Maven
3 41 (37.27%) TDD
4 40 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (36.36%) Ant
5 37 (33.64%) BDD
6 34 (30.91%) Web Services
7 32 (29.09%) Selenium
8 31 (28.18%) JIRA
8 31 (28.18%) Security Cleared
9 29 (26.36%) JUnit
10 28 (25.45%) C#
11 27 (24.55%) SOAP
11 27 (24.55%) SharePoint
12 25 (22.73%) SQL
12 25 (22.73%) .NET
12 25 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
12 25 (22.73%) WebDriver
12 25 (22.73%) Open Source
12 25 (22.73%) Automation Testing
13 24 (21.82%) Apache Ivy
14 23 (20.91%) Kanban
14 23 (20.91%) Subversion
14 23 (20.91%) J2EE
15 22 (20.00%) Test Scripting
15 22 (20.00%) SC Cleared
16 21 (19.09%) Automated Testing
16 21 (19.09%) Spring
16 21 (19.09%) Finance
17 20 (18.18%) Oracle

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 27 (24.55%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.18%) CMS
2 9 (8.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (6.36%) Apache
4 5 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.55%) Lync
4 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.91%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) 3G
1 7 (6.36%) 2G
1 7 (6.36%) 4G
2 4 (3.64%) Internet
3 3 (2.73%) HTTP
3 3 (2.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (38.18%) Maven
2 40 (36.36%) Ant
3 32 (29.09%) Selenium
4 31 (28.18%) JIRA
5 29 (26.36%) JUnit
6 25 (22.73%) WebDriver
7 24 (21.82%) Apache Ivy
8 23 (20.91%) Subversion
9 20 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (15.45%) Jenkins
11 16 (14.55%) JMeter
11 16 (14.55%) Bugzilla
12 15 (13.64%) TestNG
12 15 (13.64%) TortoiseSVN
13 10 (9.09%) SoapUI
13 10 (9.09%) Git (software)
14 7 (6.36%) Toad
14 7 (6.36%) LoadRunner
14 7 (6.36%) eggPlant
15 6 (5.45%) JBehave
General
1 21 (19.09%) Finance
2 18 (16.36%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Developer
2 21 (19.09%) Analyst
3 13 (11.82%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.82%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.91%) Tester
5 11 (10.00%) Architect
6 10 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 9 (8.18%) Team Leader
8 8 (7.27%) Development Team Leader
8 8 (7.27%) Java Team Leader
8 8 (7.27%) Test Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) ScrumMaster
9 7 (6.36%) QA Leader
10 6 (5.45%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Lead Architect
10 6 (5.45%) Agile Coach
11 5 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.91%) Web Services
2 27 (24.55%) SOAP
3 25 (22.73%) .NET
4 23 (20.91%) J2EE
5 21 (19.09%) Spring
6 19 (17.27%) Hibernate
7 17 (15.45%) .NET Framework
8 15 (13.64%) JPA
9 14 (12.73%) Struts
10 13 (11.82%) REST
11 12 (10.91%) Spring Web Flow
11 12 (10.91%) Java EE
12 11 (10.00%) HTML
13 10 (9.09%) XML
14 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET
14 9 (8.18%) JMS
14 9 (8.18%) JSON
14 9 (8.18%) RESTful
15 7 (6.36%) WAP
15 7 (6.36%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.73%) Open Source
2 13 (11.82%) Client/Server
3 11 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 9 (8.18%) Mathematics
5 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (7.27%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (6.36%) Handset
7 6 (5.45%) GIS
7 6 (5.45%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.82%) AS400
8 2 (1.82%) iSeries
9 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.91%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.91%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.91%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) UNIX
2 3 (2.73%) Windows
3 2 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.27%) TDD
2 40 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (33.64%) BDD
4 25 (22.73%) Automation Testing
5 23 (20.91%) Kanban
6 22 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 21 (19.09%) Automated Testing
8 20 (18.18%) Test Management
9 19 (17.27%) Test Automation
9 19 (17.27%) Load Testing
9 19 (17.27%) MVC
10 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (14.55%) Software Testing
12 15 (13.64%) UML
13 13 (11.82%) Project Management
13 13 (11.82%) Migration
14 11 (10.00%) CRM
15 9 (8.18%) Mobile Commerce
15 9 (8.18%) Unit Testing
16 8 (7.27%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.00%) Java
2 28 (25.45%) C#
3 25 (22.73%) SQL
4 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.18%) Scala
5 4 (3.64%) Perl
6 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.73%) XQuery
6 3 (2.73%) XPath
6 3 (2.73%) Groovy
7 2 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (0.91%) C++
8 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (28.18%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.55%) ISEB
3 16 (14.55%) ISTQB
4 11 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.73%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) Oracle
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.09%) HP
4 9 (8.18%) Sitecore
5 7 (6.36%) Apple
5 7 (6.36%) Sun
6 4 (3.64%) IBM
7 3 (2.73%) Zend
8 2 (1.82%) Informatica
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago