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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 20 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 51 122 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.78% 22.93% 10.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.93% 27.60% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 102 41
Median daily rate £388 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £471 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.90 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
366 442 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.38% 83.08% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 340 320
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £287 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 9
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.60% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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
Cardiff +10 41 £388 -3.72% 10
Newport -13 8 £325 -14.47% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £290 - 3
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 94 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (50.89%) TDD
3 46 (41.07%) .NET
4 45 (40.18%) Visual Studio
5 43 (38.39%) BDD
6 38 (33.93%) JavaScript
7 37 (33.04%) C#
8 34 (30.36%) HTML
8 34 (30.36%) jQuery
9 33 (29.46%) WCF
10 32 (28.57%) Unit Testing
11 30 (26.79%) MVC
12 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
13 28 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 27 (24.11%) Finance
15 26 (23.21%) Selenium
15 26 (23.21%) AngularJS
16 25 (22.32%) CSS
16 25 (22.32%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (21.43%) Java
18 23 (20.54%) Test-First Development
18 23 (20.54%) Web Development
18 23 (20.54%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (18.75%) SC Cleared
20 20 (17.86%) REST
20 20 (17.86%) SQL
20 20 (17.86%) XML
20 20 (17.86%) DevOps
21 19 (16.96%) HTML5
21 19 (16.96%) Git (software)

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 13 (11.61%) Confluence
2 9 (8.04%) FileNet
2 9 (8.04%) LiveCycle
3 8 (7.14%) IIS
4 7 (6.25%) GeoServer
4 7 (6.25%) JBoss
4 7 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.79%) Apache
7 2 (1.79%) CMS
7 2 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Gliffy
2 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) SaaS
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.68%) GitHub
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.89%) Google Play
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) LDAP
1 4 (3.57%) SSL
1 4 (3.57%) VPN
2 3 (2.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.79%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.89%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.89%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 45 (40.18%) Visual Studio
2 26 (23.21%) Selenium
3 19 (16.96%) Git (software)
4 17 (15.18%) JIRA
4 17 (15.18%) MbUnit
4 17 (15.18%) MSTest
4 17 (15.18%) NUnit
5 15 (13.39%) SpecFlow
5 15 (13.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (11.61%) Subversion
7 12 (10.71%) Cucumber
8 11 (9.82%) WebDriver
9 9 (8.04%) Ant
9 9 (8.04%) Hudson
9 9 (8.04%) JMeter
9 9 (8.04%) Maven
10 8 (7.14%) JUnit
11 7 (6.25%) DbUnit
11 7 (6.25%) Spock
12 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (24.11%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Back Office
3 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (50.00%) Developer
2 19 (16.96%) Senior Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Analyst
4 17 (15.18%) .NET Developer
4 17 (15.18%) Agile Developer
4 17 (15.18%) Senior Agile Developer
5 14 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 13 (11.61%) Tester
7 11 (9.82%) Business Analyst
8 9 (8.04%) Java Developer
9 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 7 (6.25%) Test Analyst
11 6 (5.36%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.36%) C# Developer
12 5 (4.46%) SQL Developer
13 4 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
13 4 (3.57%) Consultant
13 4 (3.57%) Perl Developer
13 4 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (41.07%) .NET
2 34 (30.36%) HTML
2 34 (30.36%) jQuery
3 33 (29.46%) WCF
4 26 (23.21%) AngularJS
5 25 (22.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (22.32%) CSS
6 20 (17.86%) REST
6 20 (17.86%) XML
7 19 (16.96%) HTML5
8 18 (16.07%) CSS3
8 18 (16.07%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 14 (12.50%) SOAP
10 13 (11.61%) Entity Framework
11 9 (8.04%) Ajax
11 9 (8.04%) JSF
11 9 (8.04%) Spring
11 9 (8.04%) Web Services
12 7 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) Replication
3 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.89%) CESG
5 1 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) NHS
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.14%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Linux
3 5 (4.46%) Unix
4 2 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (50.89%) TDD
3 43 (38.39%) BDD
4 32 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 30 (26.79%) MVC
6 23 (20.54%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (20.54%) Test-First Development
6 23 (20.54%) Web Development
7 20 (17.86%) DevOps
8 17 (15.18%) ATDD
9 16 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 13 (11.61%) Integration Testing
10 13 (11.61%) System Integration Testing
10 13 (11.61%) User Stories
11 12 (10.71%) Project Management
11 12 (10.71%) Software Testing
12 10 (8.93%) ITIL
12 10 (8.93%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (8.04%) Regression Testing
13 9 (8.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.93%) JavaScript
2 37 (33.04%) C#
3 24 (21.43%) Java
4 20 (17.86%) SQL
5 18 (16.07%) TypeScript
6 11 (9.82%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.36%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.46%) Perl
9 4 (3.57%) PHP
9 4 (3.57%) Python
10 3 (2.68%) C
10 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.79%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.89%) VB
12 1 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.82%) ISTQB
4 10 (8.93%) ISEB
5 9 (8.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.46%) BC Cleared
6 5 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (4.46%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.68%) MAPM
7 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.79%) Degree
9 1 (0.89%) CISSP
9 1 (0.89%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) QA
2 6 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (4.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (4.46%) P3O
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.57%) Ansible
3 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (8.04%) Adobe
1 9 (8.04%) ILOG
1 9 (8.04%) Splunk
2 7 (6.25%) Kofax
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.36%) Oracle
4 4 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.68%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.68%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.68%) New Relic
5 3 (2.68%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.68%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.79%) Alterian
7 1 (0.89%) Cognos
7 1 (0.89%) Google
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