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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 15 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 55 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.40% 2.06% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.91% 2.89% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 6
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£375 £338 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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
426 311 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.82% 71.33% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 220 193
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Average hourly rate £43.75 £15.29 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.13% -12.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.33 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.08 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Cardiff +16 32 £375 +15.38% 18
Newport +7 23 £356 +5.55% 6
Torfaen - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 106 (92.17%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (44.35%) Java
3 46 (40.00%) TDD
4 43 (37.39%) Security Cleared
5 41 (35.65%) Maven
6 38 (33.04%) BDD
6 38 (33.04%) Ant
7 35 (30.43%) SC Cleared
8 34 (29.57%) JIRA
8 34 (29.57%) C#
9 33 (28.70%) SharePoint
9 33 (28.70%) Selenium
10 32 (27.83%) JUnit
11 31 (26.96%) Open Source
11 31 (26.96%) Test Scripting
12 30 (26.09%) Automation Testing
13 29 (25.22%) Kanban
13 29 (25.22%) WebDriver
13 29 (25.22%) .NET
14 28 (24.35%) Subversion
15 27 (23.48%) HP Quality Center
15 27 (23.48%) Team Foundation Server
16 26 (22.61%) Test Management
17 25 (21.74%) Load Testing
17 25 (21.74%) ISTQB
17 25 (21.74%) ISEB
18 24 (20.87%) Software Testing
18 24 (20.87%) Jenkins
19 23 (20.00%) Bugzilla
20 22 (19.13%) JMeter

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 33 (28.70%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.96%) CMS
2 8 (6.96%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.48%) Apache
5 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.61%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.61%) Lync
5 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.74%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.87%) Confluence
7 1 (0.87%) FileNet
7 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) 3G
1 4 (3.48%) 2G
1 4 (3.48%) 4G
2 3 (2.61%) HTTP
3 2 (1.74%) SSL
3 2 (1.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.61%) MS Access
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (35.65%) Maven
2 38 (33.04%) Ant
3 34 (29.57%) JIRA
4 33 (28.70%) Selenium
5 32 (27.83%) JUnit
6 29 (25.22%) WebDriver
7 28 (24.35%) Subversion
8 27 (23.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (20.87%) Jenkins
10 23 (20.00%) Bugzilla
11 22 (19.13%) JMeter
12 21 (18.26%) TestNG
12 21 (18.26%) TortoiseSVN
13 16 (13.91%) Apache Ivy
14 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
15 6 (5.22%) SoapUI
16 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
16 4 (3.48%) Hudson
16 4 (3.48%) eggPlant
16 4 (3.48%) Toad
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (25.22%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) Analyst
3 14 (12.17%) Business Analyst
3 14 (12.17%) Tester
4 13 (11.30%) Test Analyst
5 9 (7.83%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Architect
7 7 (6.09%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.09%) Designer
8 6 (5.22%) Agile Coach
8 6 (5.22%) Development Team Leader
8 6 (5.22%) Java Team Leader
8 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Perl Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.48%) QA Leader
10 4 (3.48%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.22%) .NET
2 22 (19.13%) Web Services
3 19 (16.52%) .NET Framework
4 18 (15.65%) SOAP
5 17 (14.78%) XML
5 17 (14.78%) Hibernate
5 17 (14.78%) Spring
6 15 (13.04%) JSON
6 15 (13.04%) J2EE
7 13 (11.30%) HTML
7 13 (11.30%) JPA
8 12 (10.43%) XSLT
9 10 (8.70%) Struts
9 10 (8.70%) Spring Web Flow
9 10 (8.70%) REST
10 9 (7.83%) RESTful
10 9 (7.83%) jQuery
10 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET
11 8 (6.96%) Java EE
12 7 (6.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.96%) Open Source
2 17 (14.78%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.83%) GIS
4 7 (6.09%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.09%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.22%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.48%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (3.48%) Handset
7 3 (2.61%) PMI
7 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.61%) User Experience
8 2 (1.74%) iSeries
8 2 (1.74%) AS400
8 2 (1.74%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.87%) iPhone
9 1 (0.87%) NHS
9 1 (0.87%) W3C
9 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.48%) UNIX
2 2 (1.74%) Windows
2 2 (1.74%) Linux
2 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (92.17%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.00%) TDD
3 38 (33.04%) BDD
4 31 (26.96%) Test Scripting
5 30 (26.09%) Automation Testing
6 29 (25.22%) Kanban
7 26 (22.61%) Test Management
8 25 (21.74%) Load Testing
9 24 (20.87%) Software Testing
10 21 (18.26%) Automated Testing
11 19 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (13.04%) MVC
13 14 (12.17%) Project Management
14 13 (11.30%) Test Automation
15 12 (10.43%) Migration
16 11 (9.57%) UML
16 11 (9.57%) CRM
17 8 (6.96%) Unit Testing
17 8 (6.96%) Manual Testing
17 8 (6.96%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (44.35%) Java
2 34 (29.57%) C#
3 21 (18.26%) SQL
4 9 (7.83%) XPath
5 8 (6.96%) Scala
6 7 (6.09%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.35%) Perl
8 3 (2.61%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.61%) Ruby
9 2 (1.74%) XQuery
9 2 (1.74%) Groovy
10 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.87%) PHP
10 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.87%) Python
10 1 (0.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (37.39%) Security Cleared
2 35 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 25 (21.74%) ISTQB
3 25 (21.74%) ISEB
4 12 (10.43%) Degree
5 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.61%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.87%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.91%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.74%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 27 (23.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Oracle
2 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.96%) Sitecore
4 6 (5.22%) HP
5 5 (4.35%) IBM
6 4 (3.48%) Sun
6 4 (3.48%) Apple
7 2 (1.74%) Informatica
8 1 (0.87%) Twitter
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