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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 8 14 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Contract jobs citing Scrum 102 52 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.03% 9.30% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.36% 12.35% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 27 3
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£381 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.20%
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
387 421 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.79% 75.31% 67.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 260 142
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 6
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £17.20 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.50 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 75 £365 -2.66% 3
Cardiff -1 24 £405 -4.70% 8
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 4
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 106 (84.13%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (53.97%) Java
3 62 (49.21%) .NET
4 53 (42.06%) TDD
5 51 (40.48%) Security Cleared
6 47 (37.30%) SC Cleared
7 44 (34.92%) SQL Server
8 39 (30.95%) BDD
9 37 (29.37%) Microsoft
10 36 (28.57%) Web Services
11 35 (27.78%) C#
12 31 (24.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 31 (24.60%) .NET Framework
13 30 (23.81%) REST
14 29 (23.02%) XML
15 28 (22.22%) SOAP
15 28 (22.22%) Subversion
15 28 (22.22%) Unit Testing
16 26 (20.63%) Visual Studio
17 24 (19.05%) Jenkins
18 23 (18.25%) MVC
18 23 (18.25%) Test Scripting
19 22 (17.46%) Selenium
20 21 (16.67%) Cucumber
21 19 (15.08%) JMeter
21 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET
22 18 (14.29%) HTML
22 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
22 18 (14.29%) JBoss
22 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 18 (14.29%) JBoss
2 17 (13.49%) Tomcat
3 13 (10.32%) WebSphere
3 13 (10.32%) IIS
4 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.38%) Apache
5 3 (2.38%) Mule
5 3 (2.38%) Mule ESB
5 3 (2.38%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.79%) nginx
7 1 (0.79%) Lync
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.79%) Node.js
7 1 (0.79%) WildFly
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.59%) DVB
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.35%) MySQL
5 7 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.59%) MS Access
10 1 (0.79%) InterBase
10 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.79%) Firebird
10 1 (0.79%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (24.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (22.22%) Subversion
3 26 (20.63%) Visual Studio
4 24 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 22 (17.46%) Selenium
6 21 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 19 (15.08%) JMeter
8 13 (10.32%) Eclipse
9 11 (8.73%) MSBuild
10 10 (7.94%) SpecFlow
11 9 (7.14%) WebDriver
11 9 (7.14%) JUnit
12 8 (6.35%) Maven
12 8 (6.35%) Hudson
12 8 (6.35%) Gradle
12 8 (6.35%) Artifactory
13 7 (5.56%) JIRA
13 7 (5.56%) Bugzilla
13 7 (5.56%) TestNG
14 3 (2.38%) QUnit
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Back Office
3 2 (1.59%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (45.24%) Developer
2 21 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 18 (14.29%) Tester
4 17 (13.49%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.52%) Deployment Specialist
6 11 (8.73%) Analyst
7 10 (7.94%) Project Manager
8 9 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 9 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Architect
10 6 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
11 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
12 4 (3.17%) Senior SQL Server Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.17%) Data Architect
12 4 (3.17%) Scala Developer
13 3 (2.38%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (49.21%) .NET
2 36 (28.57%) Web Services
3 31 (24.60%) .NET Framework
4 30 (23.81%) REST
5 29 (23.02%) XML
6 28 (22.22%) SOAP
7 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET
8 18 (14.29%) HTML
8 18 (14.29%) Spring
8 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (12.70%) Hibernate
9 16 (12.70%) CSS
10 13 (10.32%) jQuery
10 13 (10.32%) Java SE
10 13 (10.32%) HTML5
11 11 (8.73%) MyBatis
12 9 (7.14%) CSS3
13 7 (5.56%) AngularJS
14 6 (4.76%) Entity Framework
15 5 (3.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 9 (7.14%) User Experience
2 8 (6.35%) Open Source
2 8 (6.35%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.97%) GIS
4 4 (3.17%) NHS
4 4 (3.17%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) AS400
7 1 (0.79%) IPTV
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.79%) New Media
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.73%) Windows
2 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.59%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (84.13%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (42.06%) TDD
3 39 (30.95%) BDD
4 28 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 23 (18.25%) MVC
5 23 (18.25%) Test Scripting
6 18 (14.29%) Coaching
7 16 (12.70%) Project Management
8 15 (11.90%) ITIL
8 15 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.32%) Regression Testing
10 12 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 12 (9.52%) Test-First Development
11 11 (8.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (7.94%) Load Testing
12 10 (7.94%) Risk Management
12 10 (7.94%) SOA
13 9 (7.14%) ETL
14 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2
14 8 (6.35%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.97%) Java
2 35 (27.78%) C#
3 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.11%) SQL
5 9 (7.14%) Jython
5 9 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.17%) Scala
7 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.59%) C
8 2 (1.59%) PHP
8 2 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) Delphi
9 1 (0.79%) Perl
9 1 (0.79%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 47 (37.30%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.32%) ISEB
4 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.56%) MCDBA
5 6 (4.76%) MCITP
6 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.97%) MAPM
7 2 (1.59%) PMP
8 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.79%) Degree
8 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.97%) P3O
3 2 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.70%) Oracle
3 3 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.79%) ILOG
4 1 (0.79%) Mapinfo
4 1 (0.79%) ESRI
4 1 (0.79%) Perforce
South Wales
Randstad Technologies
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Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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