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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 11 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 65 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.08% 3.37% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.33% 4.95% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 6 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £314 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £394 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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
424 283 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.81% 68.03% 74.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 155 197
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +38.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.15 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £190.00 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Newport +10 31 £325 - 1
Cardiff +5 26 £375 - 8
Torfaen - 1 - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 107 (88.43%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (41.32%) TDD
3 46 (38.02%) Security Cleared
4 43 (35.54%) C#
5 40 (33.06%) SC Cleared
6 39 (32.23%) .NET
7 34 (28.10%) Selenium
8 33 (27.27%) Subversion
8 33 (27.27%) Java
9 31 (25.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (24.79%) JIRA
10 30 (24.79%) Jenkins
11 29 (23.97%) BDD
11 29 (23.97%) Open Source
11 29 (23.97%) Test Scripting
11 29 (23.97%) SQL Server
12 28 (23.14%) HTML
12 28 (23.14%) Kanban
13 25 (20.66%) WebDriver
13 25 (20.66%) .NET Framework
13 25 (20.66%) Automation Testing
14 24 (19.83%) Project Management
14 24 (19.83%) SharePoint
15 22 (18.18%) CSS
15 22 (18.18%) ISEB
15 22 (18.18%) ISTQB
16 21 (17.36%) MVC
17 20 (16.53%) Software Testing
17 20 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (16.53%) jQuery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (19.83%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.74%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.74%) JBoss
3 5 (4.13%) CMS
3 5 (4.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.31%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.48%) FileNet
5 3 (2.48%) Confluence
6 2 (1.65%) Lync
6 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.65%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.83%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.83%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) HTTP
2 3 (2.48%) Internet
3 2 (1.65%) DVB
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.61%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.31%) MS Access
6 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) MySQL
8 1 (0.83%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 34 (28.10%) Selenium
2 33 (27.27%) Subversion
3 31 (25.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (24.79%) JIRA
4 30 (24.79%) Jenkins
5 25 (20.66%) WebDriver
6 16 (13.22%) Bugzilla
7 15 (12.40%) JMeter
8 14 (11.57%) TortoiseSVN
9 13 (10.74%) JUnit
10 12 (9.92%) Maven
11 11 (9.09%) Visual Studio
12 10 (8.26%) Ant
13 9 (7.44%) Eclipse
13 9 (7.44%) TestNG
14 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
15 6 (4.96%) SoapUI
16 5 (4.13%) ReSharper
16 5 (4.13%) Gradle
16 5 (4.13%) Artifactory
General
1 16 (13.22%) Finance
2 2 (1.65%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.83%) Publishing
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (26.45%) Developer
2 26 (21.49%) Analyst
3 16 (13.22%) Tester
4 14 (11.57%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.92%) Test Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Architect
7 9 (7.44%) Designer
8 8 (6.61%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Agile Coach
10 6 (4.96%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.31%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.31%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Development Manager
12 3 (2.48%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.48%) QA Manager
12 3 (2.48%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.23%) .NET
2 28 (23.14%) HTML
3 25 (20.66%) .NET Framework
4 22 (18.18%) CSS
5 20 (16.53%) jQuery
6 19 (15.70%) Spring
6 19 (15.70%) XML
7 18 (14.88%) ASP.NET
7 18 (14.88%) HTML5
8 16 (13.22%) JSON
9 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (12.40%) CSS3
10 12 (9.92%) XSLT
11 11 (9.09%) RESTful
12 10 (8.26%) REST
12 10 (8.26%) XML Schema
13 9 (7.44%) Web Services
13 9 (7.44%) Java SE
13 9 (7.44%) AngularJS
14 8 (6.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.97%) Open Source
2 13 (10.74%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.96%) GIS
5 5 (4.13%) PMI
6 4 (3.31%) User Experience
7 3 (2.48%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.48%) AS400
7 3 (2.48%) New Media
7 3 (2.48%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.65%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.65%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.65%) NHS
9 1 (0.83%) W3C
9 1 (0.83%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.83%) Replication
9 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.83%) IPTV
9 1 (0.83%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.48%) Android
1 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.83%) UNIX
2 1 (0.83%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (88.43%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (41.32%) TDD
3 29 (23.97%) BDD
3 29 (23.97%) Test Scripting
4 28 (23.14%) Kanban
5 25 (20.66%) Automation Testing
6 24 (19.83%) Project Management
7 21 (17.36%) MVC
8 20 (16.53%) Software Testing
8 20 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (16.53%) Load Testing
9 16 (13.22%) Test Management
10 11 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 11 (9.09%) Coaching
11 10 (8.26%) OO
11 10 (8.26%) SOA
11 10 (8.26%) Validation
11 10 (8.26%) Migration
12 8 (6.61%) CRM
13 7 (5.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.54%) C#
2 33 (27.27%) Java
3 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.57%) SQL
4 9 (7.44%) XPath
5 6 (4.96%) Scala
6 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.48%) Perl
6 3 (2.48%) Ruby
7 2 (1.65%) PHP
7 2 (1.65%) C++
8 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.83%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (38.02%) Security Cleared
2 40 (33.06%) SC Cleared
3 22 (18.18%) ISEB
3 22 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 8 (6.61%) Degree
5 5 (4.13%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.13%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.48%) MAPM
6 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.65%) PMP
8 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) ISO 9000
2 3 (2.48%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.48%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) vCloud
2 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (14.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.79%) Oracle
3 5 (4.13%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.48%) VMware
4 3 (2.48%) IBM
5 2 (1.65%) Twitter
5 2 (1.65%) ILOG
6 1 (0.83%) Informatica
6 1 (0.83%) Kofax
6 1 (0.83%) Perforce
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe
6 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.83%) Splunk
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