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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 3 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 122 68 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.93% 10.73% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.05% 13.79% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 41 7
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£384 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
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
435 493 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.77% 77.76% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 312 152
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.40 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.50 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 +10 100 £380 +8.57% 12
Cardiff -6 20 £403 -2.42% 6
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 118 (83.10%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (50.00%) Java
3 67 (47.18%) .NET
4 63 (44.37%) Security Cleared
5 59 (41.55%) SC Cleared
6 49 (34.51%) SQL Server
7 46 (32.39%) TDD
8 41 (28.87%) BDD
9 39 (27.46%) Web Services
10 37 (26.06%) Microsoft
11 36 (25.35%) C#
12 32 (22.54%) .NET Framework
13 31 (21.83%) Jenkins
14 30 (21.13%) Subversion
14 30 (21.13%) Team Foundation Server
15 29 (20.42%) Unit Testing
15 29 (20.42%) REST
16 28 (19.72%) Visual Studio
17 27 (19.01%) SOAP
17 27 (19.01%) XML
18 25 (17.61%) Selenium
19 23 (16.20%) Oracle
19 23 (16.20%) MVC
20 22 (15.49%) JMeter
20 22 (15.49%) Test Scripting
21 21 (14.79%) Windows
22 20 (14.08%) ASP.NET
22 20 (14.08%) Cucumber
23 19 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
23 19 (13.38%) ISO/IEC 27001

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 17 (11.97%) JBoss
2 15 (10.56%) Tomcat
2 15 (10.56%) IIS
3 13 (9.15%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.11%) FileNet
6 2 (1.41%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.41%) nginx
6 2 (1.41%) Apache
6 2 (1.41%) Mule
6 2 (1.41%) WildFly
6 2 (1.41%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.70%) Lync
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) HTTP
2 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.70%) SSL
2 1 (0.70%) SAN
2 1 (0.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) Firewall
2 1 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (34.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.75%) MySQL
5 10 (7.04%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (6.34%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.70%) MS Access
10 1 (0.70%) InterBase
10 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.70%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 31 (21.83%) Jenkins
2 30 (21.13%) Subversion
2 30 (21.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (19.72%) Visual Studio
4 25 (17.61%) Selenium
5 22 (15.49%) JMeter
6 20 (14.08%) Cucumber
7 16 (11.27%) MSBuild
7 16 (11.27%) Eclipse
8 15 (10.56%) Artifactory
9 13 (9.15%) JIRA
10 12 (8.45%) Hudson
11 11 (7.75%) Gradle
11 11 (7.75%) SpecFlow
12 10 (7.04%) WebDriver
13 9 (6.34%) Maven
14 7 (4.93%) Bugzilla
14 7 (4.93%) TestNG
15 6 (4.23%) JUnit
16 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (11.27%) Finance
2 7 (4.93%) Back Office
3 2 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (43.66%) Developer
2 23 (16.20%) .NET Developer
3 20 (14.08%) Java Developer
4 18 (12.68%) Tester
5 13 (9.15%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.15%) SQL Developer
6 12 (8.45%) Analyst
6 12 (8.45%) Deployment Specialist
7 9 (6.34%) Agile Coach
7 9 (6.34%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.34%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Senior SQL Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Architect
10 6 (4.23%) Data Architect
11 5 (3.52%) Senior SQL Server Developer
12 4 (2.82%) Scala Developer
13 3 (2.11%) Senior Software Developer
13 3 (2.11%) Automation Tester
13 3 (2.11%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (47.18%) .NET
2 39 (27.46%) Web Services
3 32 (22.54%) .NET Framework
4 29 (20.42%) REST
5 27 (19.01%) SOAP
5 27 (19.01%) XML
6 20 (14.08%) ASP.NET
7 19 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (12.68%) HTML
9 17 (11.97%) Spring
10 16 (11.27%) Hibernate
10 16 (11.27%) CSS
11 15 (10.56%) HTML5
12 14 (9.86%) Java SE
13 12 (8.45%) jQuery
13 12 (8.45%) MyBatis
14 11 (7.75%) CSS3
15 6 (4.23%) Entity Framework
16 5 (3.52%) RESTful
17 4 (2.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Mainframe
2 9 (6.34%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.63%) User Experience
4 7 (4.93%) GIS
5 6 (4.23%) Taxonomies
6 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.11%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.11%) NHS
8 2 (1.41%) AS400
9 1 (0.70%) IPTV
9 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.70%) New Media
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.79%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Linux
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) CentOS
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) UNIX
5 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (83.10%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.39%) TDD
3 41 (28.87%) BDD
4 29 (20.42%) Unit Testing
5 23 (16.20%) MVC
6 22 (15.49%) Test Scripting
7 16 (11.27%) Coaching
8 15 (10.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (10.56%) ITIL
9 14 (9.86%) SOA
9 14 (9.86%) Configuration Management
9 14 (9.86%) Project Management
10 13 (9.15%) Regression Testing
10 13 (9.15%) ETL
11 12 (8.45%) Test-First Development
11 12 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (7.04%) Load Testing
12 10 (7.04%) Risk Management
13 9 (6.34%) Migration
13 9 (6.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 71 (50.00%) Java
2 36 (25.35%) C#
3 14 (9.86%) SQL
3 14 (9.86%) PowerShell
4 13 (9.15%) Jython
5 12 (8.45%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.82%) Scala
7 3 (2.11%) PHP
7 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.41%) Python
8 2 (1.41%) Perl
8 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
9 1 (0.70%) C
9 1 (0.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 63 (44.37%) Security Cleared
2 59 (41.55%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.15%) ISEB
4 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.04%) MCDBA
5 8 (5.63%) MCITP
6 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.52%) MAPM
7 3 (2.11%) Degree
8 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.52%) P3O
3 2 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) vSphere
1 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) Nagios
2 1 (0.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (26.06%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.20%) Oracle
3 3 (2.11%) Google
4 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco
4 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.70%) Mapinfo
4 1 (0.70%) ESRI
Newport, Gwent
Proteus Europe
Rate: £284 - £285 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Proteus Europe
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago