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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 46 133 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.86% 19.44% 10.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.65% 23.46% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 105 40
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £291 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £497 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £58.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -4.98%
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
432 567 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.24% 82.89% 76.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 438 322
Median daily rate £400 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £58.50 £67.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -5 19 £338 +5.46% 9
Newport -12 19 £475 +5.55%
Neath Port Talbot +2 1 - - 3
Bridgend - 1 £250 -
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 84 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) TDD
3 25 (29.07%) BDD
4 24 (27.91%) Java
5 21 (24.42%) Kanban
6 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
7 17 (19.77%) ITIL
8 16 (18.60%) SQL
8 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
8 16 (18.60%) Finance
9 14 (16.28%) HTML
9 14 (16.28%) Web Development
10 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
10 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
10 13 (15.12%) Project Management
10 13 (15.12%) Relational Database
11 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
12 11 (12.79%) OWASP
12 11 (12.79%) SaaS
12 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
12 11 (12.79%) CSS
12 11 (12.79%) REST
13 10 (11.63%) SOAP
13 10 (11.63%) .NET
13 10 (11.63%) Service Management
13 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
13 10 (11.63%) JSON
14 9 (10.47%) Selenium
14 9 (10.47%) Web Services
14 9 (10.47%) HTTP

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 4 (4.65%) Confluence
2 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) FileNet
3 2 (2.33%) LiveCycle
3 2 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) SaaS
2 4 (4.65%) PaaS
3 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.16%) Google Play
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) LDAP
2 4 (4.65%) SSL
2 4 (4.65%) VPN
3 3 (3.49%) FTP
4 2 (2.33%) Firewall
4 2 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.12%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.65%) Star Schema
6 3 (3.49%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (2.33%) Spark SQL
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.16%) Big Data
8 1 (1.16%) DB2
8 1 (1.16%) HPCC
8 1 (1.16%) MySQL
8 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.47%) Selenium
3 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.30%) JIRA
4 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.81%) JUnit
5 5 (5.81%) Subversion
5 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.49%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (3.49%) Maven
7 3 (3.49%) MSTest
7 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.33%) Ant
8 2 (2.33%) JBehave
8 2 (2.33%) JMeter
8 2 (2.33%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.33%) NUnit
8 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Electronics
2 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.49%) Marketing
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Billing
4 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Agile Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Product Specialist
9 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Agile Developer
9 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) HTML
2 11 (12.79%) CSS
2 11 (12.79%) REST
3 10 (11.63%) .NET
3 10 (11.63%) JSON
3 10 (11.63%) SOAP
4 9 (10.47%) Web Services
5 7 (8.14%) XML
6 6 (6.98%) RESTful
7 5 (5.81%) jQuery
7 5 (5.81%) Middleware
8 4 (4.65%) WCF
9 3 (3.49%) Gherkin
9 3 (3.49%) J2EE
9 3 (3.49%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (3.49%) Spring
10 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.33%) CSS3
10 2 (2.33%) HTML5
10 2 (2.33%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Informatics
3 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.65%) NHS
4 3 (3.49%) CESG
4 3 (3.49%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.49%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) Fintech
6 1 (1.16%) IPTV
6 1 (1.16%) New Media
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) TDD
3 25 (29.07%) BDD
4 21 (24.42%) Kanban
5 17 (19.77%) ITIL
6 14 (16.28%) Web Development
7 13 (15.12%) Project Management
8 11 (12.79%) OWASP
8 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
9 10 (11.63%) Service Management
10 9 (10.47%) Change Control
10 9 (10.47%) Secure Coding
11 8 (9.30%) Open Source
11 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.14%) ITSM
13 6 (6.98%) ETL
13 6 (6.98%) MVC
13 6 (6.98%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) Java
2 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.60%) SQL
4 6 (6.98%) C#
4 6 (6.98%) PHP
4 6 (6.98%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.65%) VB
6 3 (3.49%) Python
6 3 (3.49%) Scala
7 2 (2.33%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.16%) C
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) ISEB
4 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.49%) CISSP
5 3 (3.49%) CLAS
5 3 (3.49%) Degree
6 2 (2.33%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) CCENT
6 2 (2.33%) CCNA
6 2 (2.33%) CCNP
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.16%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Ansible
1 2 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.33%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) ServiceNow
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) SAP
4 4 (4.65%) Cognos
5 3 (3.49%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.33%) Adobe
6 2 (2.33%) Alterian
6 2 (2.33%) Avaya
6 2 (2.33%) CA
6 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco
6 2 (2.33%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.33%) Google
6 2 (2.33%) ILOG
6 2 (2.33%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.33%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.33%) Nortel
6 2 (2.33%) Splunk
7 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
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