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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Wales / South Wales
Rank 10 20 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 59 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.50% 10.48% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.92% 11.84% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 9
Median daily rate £390 £363 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -10.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £469 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £47.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

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
424 515 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.65% 88.49% 73.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 377 251
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 11
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.13% +110.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +13 39 £388 +10.71% 7
Newport -3 17 £475 +6.74% 2
Bridgend -8 1 £450 +71.42% 1
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 112 (91.80%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (55.74%) Java
3 52 (42.62%) TDD
4 38 (31.15%) Software Engineering
5 37 (30.33%) RESTful
6 36 (29.51%) BDD
7 35 (28.69%) Relational Database
7 35 (28.69%) Kanban
7 35 (28.69%) JSON
8 26 (21.31%) MongoDB
9 25 (20.49%) Microservices
9 25 (20.49%) Security Cleared
10 24 (19.67%) REST
10 24 (19.67%) HTTP
11 23 (18.85%) HTML
11 23 (18.85%) Spring
12 21 (17.21%) Cucumber
12 21 (17.21%) Kafka
12 21 (17.21%) Go
12 21 (17.21%) Spring Boot
13 20 (16.39%) Finance
14 19 (15.57%) Linux
14 19 (15.57%) SC Cleared
15 17 (13.93%) Web Design
16 16 (13.11%) DevOps
16 16 (13.11%) iXBRL
17 15 (12.30%) OWASP
17 15 (12.30%) Business Analysis
17 15 (12.30%) Unix
17 15 (12.30%) ITIL

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 10 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.10%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.82%) Confluence
4 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) PaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) Firewall
2 1 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.69%) Relational Database
2 26 (21.31%) MongoDB
3 14 (11.48%) Neo4j
4 10 (8.20%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.56%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.64%) Big Data
8 2 (1.64%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.82%) GIS
9 1 (0.82%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (17.21%) Cucumber
2 11 (9.02%) NUnit
3 10 (8.20%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.56%) JUnit
4 8 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.74%) MSBuild
5 7 (5.74%) MSTest
6 6 (4.92%) JIRA
6 6 (4.92%) Selenium
7 3 (2.46%) JBehave
7 3 (2.46%) Maven
8 2 (1.64%) DbUnit
8 2 (1.64%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.64%) jMock
8 2 (1.64%) Mockito
8 2 (1.64%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.64%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.82%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Electronics
2 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.28%) Marketing
2 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.82%) Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Military
3 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (66.39%) Developer
2 48 (39.34%) Java Developer
3 21 (17.21%) Agile Developer
4 20 (16.39%) Agile Java Developer
5 13 (10.66%) Analyst
6 10 (8.20%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Scala Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Scrum Master
9 5 (4.10%) Administrator
9 5 (4.10%) ITSM Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.10%) ServiceNow Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Product Specialist
10 4 (3.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.33%) RESTful
2 35 (28.69%) JSON
3 24 (19.67%) REST
4 23 (18.85%) HTML
4 23 (18.85%) Spring
5 21 (17.21%) Kafka
5 21 (17.21%) Spring Boot
6 16 (13.11%) iXBRL
7 14 (11.48%) Dropwizard
7 14 (11.48%) Hibernate
8 13 (10.66%) JAX-RS
9 12 (9.84%) .NET
9 12 (9.84%) Web Services
10 10 (8.20%) CSS
11 7 (5.74%) .NET Framework
11 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET
11 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (5.74%) Entity Framework
11 7 (5.74%) Unity DI Container
12 6 (4.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.74%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (4.92%) NHS
4 5 (4.10%) Informatics
4 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.28%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.28%) Fintech
6 2 (1.64%) User Experience
6 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.82%) CESG
7 1 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Linux
2 15 (12.30%) Unix
3 12 (9.84%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.46%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (91.80%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (42.62%) TDD
3 38 (31.15%) Software Engineering
4 36 (29.51%) BDD
5 35 (28.69%) Kanban
6 25 (20.49%) Microservices
7 17 (13.93%) Web Design
8 16 (13.11%) DevOps
9 15 (12.30%) Business Analysis
9 15 (12.30%) Continuous Deployment
9 15 (12.30%) ITIL
9 15 (12.30%) OO
9 15 (12.30%) OWASP
10 14 (11.48%) Secure Coding
10 14 (11.48%) Web Development
11 12 (9.84%) Configuration Management
11 12 (9.84%) Low Latency
11 12 (9.84%) Open Source
11 12 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (9.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (55.74%) Java
2 21 (17.21%) Go
3 12 (9.84%) Python
4 9 (7.38%) Scala
4 9 (7.38%) SQL
5 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.74%) Ruby
7 5 (4.10%) C#
8 1 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (20.49%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.46%) Degree
5 3 (2.46%) ISEB
6 2 (1.64%) CISSP
7 1 (0.82%) CCENT
7 1 (0.82%) CCNA
7 1 (0.82%) CCNP
7 1 (0.82%) CISA
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.82%) CISM
7 1 (0.82%) CLAS
7 1 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.46%) QA
3 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.82%) COBIT
4 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Ansible
1 1 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.82%) Puppet
1 1 (0.82%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.38%) SAP
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle
4 6 (4.92%) Cloudera
4 6 (4.92%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.28%) Teradata
6 1 (0.82%) Avaya
6 1 (0.82%) CA
6 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco
6 1 (0.82%) HP
6 1 (0.82%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.82%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.82%) Nortel
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