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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 35 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.93% 10.32% 7.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% 12.73% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 32
Median daily rate £413 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
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
397 487 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.61% 81.03% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 374 358
Median daily rate £400 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% -4.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.85 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.70% -38.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £9.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.80 £26.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +22 25 £400 +2.89% 20
Newport -15 9 £500 +31.57%
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 94 (98.95%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (53.68%) TDD
3 39 (41.05%) JavaScript
4 38 (40.00%) .NET
5 36 (37.89%) Visual Studio
6 35 (36.84%) HTML
7 33 (34.74%) BDD
8 27 (28.42%) jQuery
8 27 (28.42%) C#
9 26 (27.37%) Java
9 26 (27.37%) Finance
9 26 (27.37%) AngularJS
10 25 (26.32%) CSS
11 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
11 23 (24.21%) Test-First Development
11 23 (24.21%) WCF
12 22 (23.16%) Web Development
12 22 (23.16%) Selenium
12 22 (23.16%) MVC
13 21 (22.11%) SQL
13 21 (22.11%) Unit Testing
14 19 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (20.00%) HTML5
15 18 (18.95%) TypeScript
15 18 (18.95%) REST
15 18 (18.95%) CSS3
15 18 (18.95%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
16 17 (17.89%) ATDD
16 17 (17.89%) MbUnit

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 9 (9.47%) Confluence
1 9 (9.47%) FileNet
1 9 (9.47%) LiveCycle
2 7 (7.37%) GeoServer
2 7 (7.37%) IIS
2 7 (7.37%) JBoss
2 7 (7.37%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.11%) Apache
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Gliffy
2 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.58%) SaaS
2 4 (4.21%) PaaS
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.05%) Google Play
3 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) LDAP
1 4 (4.21%) SSL
1 4 (4.21%) VPN
2 3 (3.16%) FTP
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (11.58%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (11.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.21%) Star Schema
6 3 (3.16%) NonStop SQL
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.11%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.11%) Spark SQL
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 36 (37.89%) Visual Studio
2 22 (23.16%) Selenium
3 17 (17.89%) MbUnit
3 17 (17.89%) MSTest
3 17 (17.89%) NUnit
4 14 (14.74%) Git (software)
5 12 (12.63%) Subversion
6 11 (11.58%) WebDriver
7 10 (10.53%) Cucumber
7 10 (10.53%) JIRA
7 10 (10.53%) JUnit
8 9 (9.47%) Ant
8 9 (9.47%) Hudson
8 9 (9.47%) JMeter
8 9 (9.47%) Maven
9 8 (8.42%) SpecFlow
10 7 (7.37%) DbUnit
10 7 (7.37%) Spock
11 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
11 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (27.37%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Banking
2 2 (2.11%) Electronics
2 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.11%) Marketing
2 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.05%) Billing
3 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (54.74%) Developer
2 19 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 19 (20.00%) Senior Agile Developer
2 19 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 12 (12.63%) Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Architect
5 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 7 (7.37%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.32%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Tester
8 5 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Perl Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Product Owner
9 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.00%) .NET
2 35 (36.84%) HTML
3 27 (28.42%) jQuery
4 26 (27.37%) AngularJS
5 25 (26.32%) CSS
6 23 (24.21%) WCF
7 19 (20.00%) HTML5
8 18 (18.95%) CSS3
8 18 (18.95%) KnockoutJS
8 18 (18.95%) REST
9 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (16.84%) XML
11 15 (15.79%) SOAP
12 9 (9.47%) JSF
12 9 (9.47%) Spring
13 8 (8.42%) Web Services
14 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
14 7 (7.37%) JRules
14 7 (7.37%) Middleware
14 7 (7.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.37%) Replication
2 3 (3.16%) CESG
2 3 (3.16%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.05%) IPTV
4 1 (1.05%) New Media
4 1 (1.05%) NHS
4 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Unix
2 4 (4.21%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (98.95%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (53.68%) TDD
3 33 (34.74%) BDD
4 23 (24.21%) Test-First Development
5 22 (23.16%) MVC
5 22 (23.16%) Web Development
6 21 (22.11%) Unit Testing
7 19 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (17.89%) ATDD
8 17 (17.89%) DevOps
9 16 (16.84%) Mentoring
10 15 (15.79%) Kanban
11 10 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (9.47%) Regression Testing
13 8 (8.42%) Document Management
13 8 (8.42%) ITIL
13 8 (8.42%) Project Management
13 8 (8.42%) Test Scripting
14 7 (7.37%) Automated Testing
14 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.05%) JavaScript
2 27 (28.42%) C#
3 26 (27.37%) Java
4 21 (22.11%) SQL
5 18 (18.95%) TypeScript
6 14 (14.74%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.26%) Perl
7 5 (5.26%) PHP
8 4 (4.21%) Python
8 4 (4.21%) VB
9 3 (3.16%) C
9 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.11%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (2.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.84%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.68%) ISEB
4 5 (5.26%) BC Cleared
4 5 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) CISSP
5 3 (3.16%) CLAS
5 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.11%) Degree
7 1 (1.05%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) Adobe
1 9 (9.47%) ILOG
1 9 (9.47%) Splunk
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.37%) Kofax
4 5 (5.26%) Oracle
5 4 (4.21%) Cognos
5 4 (4.21%) SAP
5 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.21%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.11%) Alterian
6 2 (2.11%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.05%) Google
7 1 (1.05%) IBM
7 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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