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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 54 110 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.20% 22.04% 11.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.17% 26.96% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 94 37
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £497 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.90 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
381 408 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.05% 81.76% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 300 284
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 10
Median hourly rate £41.50 £18.90 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.57% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.20 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 43 £388 -6.34% 7
Newport -9 8 £325 -18.75% 1
Bridgend - 1 £263 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £290 - 1
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 97 (84.35%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (49.57%) TDD
3 46 (40.00%) .NET
3 46 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 42 (36.52%) BDD
5 38 (33.04%) JavaScript
6 37 (32.17%) jQuery
7 36 (31.30%) C#
7 36 (31.30%) HTML
8 34 (29.57%) MVC
8 34 (29.57%) Unit Testing
9 33 (28.70%) WCF
10 29 (25.22%) Security Cleared
10 29 (25.22%) SQL Server
11 27 (23.48%) CSS
11 27 (23.48%) AngularJS
12 26 (22.61%) Finance
12 26 (22.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (20.87%) Selenium
14 24 (20.87%) HTML5
14 24 (20.87%) Java
15 23 (20.00%) Test-First Development
15 23 (20.00%) CSS3
16 22 (19.13%) Web Development
16 22 (19.13%) Git (software)
17 21 (18.26%) SC Cleared
17 21 (18.26%) SQL
18 20 (17.39%) Project Management
19 19 (16.52%) JIRA

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 13 (11.30%) Confluence
2 9 (7.83%) FileNet
2 9 (7.83%) LiveCycle
3 8 (6.96%) IIS
4 7 (6.09%) GeoServer
4 7 (6.09%) JBoss
4 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.61%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.74%) Apache
8 1 (0.87%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Gliffy
2 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.87%) Google Play
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) HTTP
1 2 (1.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.87%) FTP
2 1 (0.87%) LDAP
2 1 (0.87%) SSL
2 1 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.09%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.74%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.87%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 46 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 24 (20.87%) Selenium
3 22 (19.13%) Git (software)
4 19 (16.52%) JIRA
5 18 (15.65%) NUnit
6 17 (14.78%) MbUnit
6 17 (14.78%) MSTest
7 16 (13.91%) Subversion
7 16 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (13.04%) SpecFlow
9 14 (12.17%) Cucumber
10 11 (9.57%) Hudson
11 9 (7.83%) Ant
11 9 (7.83%) JMeter
11 9 (7.83%) Maven
11 9 (7.83%) WebDriver
12 8 (6.96%) JUnit
13 7 (6.09%) DbUnit
13 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
13 7 (6.09%) Spock
General
1 26 (22.61%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Back Office
3 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (53.04%) Developer
2 20 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 20 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 19 (16.52%) .NET Developer
4 17 (14.78%) Agile Developer
4 17 (14.78%) Senior Agile Developer
5 15 (13.04%) Analyst
6 13 (11.30%) Tester
7 10 (8.70%) Business Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) Agile Project Manager
8 9 (7.83%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 6 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.22%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.35%) SQL Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Test Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Digital Project Manager
12 4 (3.48%) Perl Developer
13 3 (2.61%) Product Analyst
13 3 (2.61%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.00%) .NET
2 37 (32.17%) jQuery
3 36 (31.30%) HTML
4 33 (28.70%) WCF
5 27 (23.48%) AngularJS
5 27 (23.48%) CSS
6 26 (22.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (20.87%) HTML5
8 23 (20.00%) CSS3
9 19 (16.52%) REST
10 18 (15.65%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (14.78%) XML
12 16 (13.91%) .NET Framework
13 15 (13.04%) Entity Framework
14 12 (10.43%) Ajax
14 12 (10.43%) SOAP
15 9 (7.83%) JSF
15 9 (7.83%) Spring
16 8 (6.96%) Web Services
17 7 (6.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Replication
2 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.61%) User Experience
4 2 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.74%) W3C
5 1 (0.87%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.96%) Windows
2 7 (6.09%) Android
3 5 (4.35%) Unix
4 4 (3.48%) Linux
5 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (84.35%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (49.57%) TDD
3 42 (36.52%) BDD
4 34 (29.57%) MVC
4 34 (29.57%) Unit Testing
5 25 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (20.00%) Test-First Development
7 22 (19.13%) Web Development
8 20 (17.39%) Project Management
9 19 (16.52%) DevOps
10 17 (14.78%) ATDD
10 17 (14.78%) Mentoring
11 13 (11.30%) PRINCE2
11 13 (11.30%) Software Testing
11 13 (11.30%) User Stories
12 11 (9.57%) OOP
13 10 (8.70%) Integration Testing
13 10 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
14 9 (7.83%) Kanban
14 9 (7.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.04%) JavaScript
2 36 (31.30%) C#
3 24 (20.87%) Java
4 21 (18.26%) SQL
5 18 (15.65%) TypeScript
6 10 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.35%) Perl
9 3 (2.61%) C
9 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.74%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (1.74%) PHP
10 2 (1.74%) Python
11 1 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (25.22%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.26%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.83%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (6.09%) ISEB
5 5 (4.35%) BC Cleared
5 5 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.48%) Degree
7 3 (2.61%) MAPM
7 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
2 6 (5.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.35%) P3O
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.61%) Ansible
2 3 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (7.83%) Adobe
1 9 (7.83%) ILOG
1 9 (7.83%) Splunk
2 7 (6.09%) Kofax
3 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle
4 3 (2.61%) AppDynamics
4 3 (2.61%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.61%) New Relic
4 3 (2.61%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.87%) Google
5 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.87%) Sitecore