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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 10 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 77 99 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.22% 16.69% 12.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.67% 20.75% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 86 43
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £475 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £39.75 £36.51 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.21%
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
525 477 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.33% 80.44% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 384 299
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.03 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 December 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
Newport +1 31 £450 - 2
Cardiff -8 29 £394 +21.15% 3
Bridgend - 1 £450 -
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 111 (94.07%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (53.39%) Java
3 57 (48.31%) TDD
4 45 (38.14%) Kanban
5 41 (34.75%) BDD
6 34 (28.81%) JSON
7 30 (25.42%) Relational Database
8 28 (23.73%) RESTful
9 27 (22.88%) HTTP
10 26 (22.03%) Software Engineering
11 25 (21.19%) OWASP
11 25 (21.19%) Security Cleared
12 23 (19.49%) Web Development
12 23 (19.49%) Secure Coding
13 22 (18.64%) SC Cleared
13 22 (18.64%) REST
14 19 (16.10%) HTML
15 16 (13.56%) ITIL
15 16 (13.56%) Finance
16 15 (12.71%) Cucumber
16 15 (12.71%) MongoDB
16 15 (12.71%) DevOps
16 15 (12.71%) Go
16 15 (12.71%) Microservices
17 14 (11.86%) Spring
17 14 (11.86%) Linux
17 14 (11.86%) OO
18 12 (10.17%) Web Design
18 12 (10.17%) CSS
18 12 (10.17%) Jenkins

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 8 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.69%) Confluence
2 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.85%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.47%) PaaS
2 6 (5.08%) SaaS
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.69%) Firewall
2 2 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.42%) Relational Database
2 15 (12.71%) MongoDB
3 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.78%) Neo4j
5 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.69%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.69%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (1.69%) Spark SQL
9 1 (0.85%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) DB2
9 1 (0.85%) HPCC
9 1 (0.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQuirreL SQL
9 1 (0.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Cucumber
2 12 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.63%) JUnit
4 8 (6.78%) Selenium
5 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.24%) JIRA
7 4 (3.39%) JBehave
7 4 (3.39%) NUnit
8 3 (2.54%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (2.54%) Maven
8 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.69%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.69%) jMock
9 2 (1.69%) Mockito
9 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.69%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.85%) MSTest
10 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (13.56%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Electronics
2 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.08%) Marketing
2 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 73 (61.86%) Developer
2 42 (35.59%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.10%) Agile Developer
4 16 (13.56%) Agile Java Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Analyst
6 10 (8.47%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Architect
8 6 (5.08%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Administrator
9 5 (4.24%) ITSM Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Scrum Master
9 5 (4.24%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.24%) ServiceNow Developer
10 4 (3.39%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Elasticsearch Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Product Specialist
10 4 (3.39%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.81%) JSON
2 28 (23.73%) RESTful
3 22 (18.64%) REST
4 19 (16.10%) HTML
5 14 (11.86%) Spring
6 12 (10.17%) CSS
7 11 (9.32%) Kafka
7 11 (9.32%) Spring Boot
7 11 (9.32%) Web Services
8 9 (7.63%) iXBRL
9 8 (6.78%) Dropwizard
9 8 (6.78%) Hibernate
10 7 (5.93%) .NET
10 7 (5.93%) JAX-RS
11 6 (5.08%) Node.js
12 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (3.39%) NHibernate
12 4 (3.39%) SOAP
12 4 (3.39%) Swagger
13 3 (2.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.24%) Informatics
3 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.39%) NHS
4 3 (2.54%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.69%) CESG
5 2 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.69%) Fintech
5 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) Linux
2 10 (8.47%) Unix
3 6 (5.08%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.54%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (94.07%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (48.31%) TDD
3 45 (38.14%) Kanban
4 41 (34.75%) BDD
5 26 (22.03%) Software Engineering
6 25 (21.19%) OWASP
7 23 (19.49%) Secure Coding
7 23 (19.49%) Web Development
8 16 (13.56%) ITIL
9 15 (12.71%) DevOps
9 15 (12.71%) Microservices
10 14 (11.86%) OO
11 12 (10.17%) Web Design
12 11 (9.32%) API Design
12 11 (9.32%) Open Source
13 10 (8.47%) Service Management
14 9 (7.63%) Configuration Management
14 9 (7.63%) Project Management
15 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (6.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 63 (53.39%) Java
2 15 (12.71%) Go
3 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.32%) SQL
4 10 (8.47%) Scala
5 7 (5.93%) Ruby
6 6 (5.08%) C#
6 6 (5.08%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (21.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.08%) ISEB
4 5 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.54%) Degree
6 2 (1.69%) CCENT
6 2 (1.69%) CCNA
6 2 (1.69%) CCNP
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.69%) CISSP
6 2 (1.69%) CLAS
6 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (5.08%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Ansible
1 2 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (1.69%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
1 7 (5.93%) SAP
1 7 (5.93%) ServiceNow
2 6 (5.08%) Oracle
3 4 (3.39%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.69%) Avaya
4 2 (1.69%) CA
4 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.69%) Cisco
4 2 (1.69%) Intel Security
4 2 (1.69%) LogRhythm
4 2 (1.69%) Nortel
5 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.85%) Cognos
5 1 (0.85%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) HP
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Zend