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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 9 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 82 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.67% 2.24% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.51% 3.47% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 5 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £314 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.71%
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
443 259 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.25% 64.59% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 151 172
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.23% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.45 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £97.00 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 - 43 £338 -
Cardiff +7 31 £375 +15.38% 7
Torfaen - 1 - - 4
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 113 (88.98%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (44.09%) TDD
3 54 (42.52%) Security Cleared
4 51 (40.16%) C#
5 47 (37.01%) SC Cleared
6 45 (35.43%) Java
6 45 (35.43%) .NET
7 42 (33.07%) Selenium
8 39 (30.71%) JIRA
8 39 (30.71%) Subversion
9 37 (29.13%) Kanban
9 37 (29.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (28.35%) Open Source
10 36 (28.35%) BDD
11 35 (27.56%) Jenkins
11 35 (27.56%) Test Scripting
12 33 (25.98%) Automation Testing
12 33 (25.98%) WebDriver
13 32 (25.20%) SharePoint
14 31 (24.41%) .NET Framework
15 29 (22.83%) ISTQB
15 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
15 29 (22.83%) ISEB
16 28 (22.05%) HTML
17 27 (21.26%) Load Testing
18 26 (20.47%) Software Testing
19 23 (18.11%) Spring
19 23 (18.11%) Test Management
19 23 (18.11%) CSS
19 23 (18.11%) Bugzilla

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 32 (25.20%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.24%) JBoss
2 13 (10.24%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.72%) CMS
3 6 (4.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.94%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.15%) ArcGIS
6 3 (2.36%) Confluence
6 3 (2.36%) Apache
6 3 (2.36%) FileNet
7 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.57%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.57%) Lync
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.79%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.79%) Mule
8 1 (0.79%) IIS
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) HTTP
2 2 (1.57%) DVB
2 2 (1.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) 4G
3 1 (0.79%) AMQP
3 1 (0.79%) 2G
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.30%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.72%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.15%) MS Access
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.79%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.79%) MySQL
9 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (33.07%) Selenium
2 39 (30.71%) JIRA
2 39 (30.71%) Subversion
3 37 (29.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (27.56%) Jenkins
5 33 (25.98%) WebDriver
6 23 (18.11%) Bugzilla
7 22 (17.32%) JMeter
7 22 (17.32%) Maven
8 21 (16.54%) JUnit
9 20 (15.75%) TortoiseSVN
10 19 (14.96%) Ant
11 15 (11.81%) TestNG
12 12 (9.45%) Eclipse
13 11 (8.66%) Visual Studio
14 7 (5.51%) SoapUI
14 7 (5.51%) Git (software)
15 5 (3.94%) Gradle
15 5 (3.94%) Artifactory
15 5 (3.94%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (9.45%) Finance
2 2 (1.57%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (28.35%) Developer
2 28 (22.05%) Analyst
3 20 (15.75%) Tester
4 14 (11.02%) Business Analyst
4 14 (11.02%) Test Analyst
5 10 (7.87%) Architect
5 10 (7.87%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.87%) Designer
6 8 (6.30%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.51%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Agile Coach
9 4 (3.15%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.15%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) XML Developer
10 3 (2.36%) Perl Developer
10 3 (2.36%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (35.43%) .NET
2 31 (24.41%) .NET Framework
3 28 (22.05%) HTML
4 23 (18.11%) Spring
4 23 (18.11%) CSS
5 21 (16.54%) XML
6 20 (15.75%) jQuery
7 18 (14.17%) ASP.NET
7 18 (14.17%) HTML5
8 16 (12.60%) JSON
9 15 (11.81%) XSLT
9 15 (11.81%) CSS3
10 14 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (9.45%) Hibernate
12 11 (8.66%) REST
13 10 (7.87%) XML Schema
13 10 (7.87%) RESTful
14 9 (7.09%) AngularJS
14 9 (7.09%) Java SE
14 9 (7.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.35%) Open Source
2 18 (14.17%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.51%) GIS
4 6 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.94%) PMI
6 4 (3.15%) User Experience
7 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.36%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.36%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.57%) NHS
8 2 (1.57%) AS400
8 2 (1.57%) iSeries
8 2 (1.57%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.57%) New Media
9 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.79%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.36%) Android
3 2 (1.57%) UNIX
4 1 (0.79%) Windows
4 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (88.98%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (44.09%) TDD
3 37 (29.13%) Kanban
4 36 (28.35%) BDD
5 35 (27.56%) Test Scripting
6 33 (25.98%) Automation Testing
7 27 (21.26%) Load Testing
8 26 (20.47%) Software Testing
9 23 (18.11%) Test Management
10 21 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (15.75%) MVC
12 19 (14.96%) Project Management
13 14 (11.02%) Automated Testing
14 11 (8.66%) Coaching
15 10 (7.87%) SOA
16 9 (7.09%) Migration
16 9 (7.09%) CRM
17 8 (6.30%) OO
17 8 (6.30%) Validation
18 7 (5.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.16%) C#
2 45 (35.43%) Java
3 16 (12.60%) SQL
4 14 (11.02%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.09%) XPath
6 6 (4.72%) Scala
7 3 (2.36%) Ruby
7 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.36%) Perl
7 3 (2.36%) C++
8 2 (1.57%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.79%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 54 (42.52%) Security Cleared
2 47 (37.01%) SC Cleared
3 29 (22.83%) ISTQB
3 29 (22.83%) ISEB
4 8 (6.30%) Degree
5 5 (3.94%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (3.94%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.57%) PMP
7 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) ISO 9000
2 3 (2.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) vCloud
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (17.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.45%) Oracle
3 6 (4.72%) IBM
3 6 (4.72%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.36%) VMware
5 2 (1.57%) Informatica
5 2 (1.57%) ILOG
5 2 (1.57%) Twitter
6 1 (0.79%) Splunk
6 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.79%) Kofax
6 1 (0.79%) Perforce
6 1 (0.79%) Apple
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe
6 1 (0.79%) Sun
6 1 (0.79%) HP
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago