The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
UK / Wales
Rank 12 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 68 68 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.74% 10.12% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.99% 11.53% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 24
Median daily rate £388 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £47.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
567 590 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.23% 87.80% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 421 297
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +208.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Wales region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Wales region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
South Wales +8 58 £388 +6.52% 15
West Wales -13 4 £413 -17.50% 4
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 162 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (55.93%) Java
3 66 (37.29%) TDD
4 60 (33.90%) Security Cleared
5 59 (33.33%) JSON
6 53 (29.94%) Software Engineering
7 49 (27.68%) HTML
8 48 (27.12%) BDD
9 47 (26.55%) Cucumber
9 47 (26.55%) SC Cleared
10 42 (23.73%) RESTful
11 41 (23.16%) Linux
12 40 (22.60%) Kanban
12 40 (22.60%) Relational Database
13 36 (20.34%) Dropwizard
13 36 (20.34%) SQL
14 35 (19.77%) CSS
14 35 (19.77%) Unix
14 35 (19.77%) Mentoring
15 30 (16.95%) MongoDB
16 29 (16.38%) REST
16 29 (16.38%) Selenium
16 29 (16.38%) Microservices
17 28 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (15.82%) JUnit
18 27 (15.25%) HTTP
18 27 (15.25%) Spring
19 26 (14.69%) Automated Testing
20 25 (14.12%) Go
20 25 (14.12%) Spring Boot

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in 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 22 (12.43%) WebLogic
2 11 (6.21%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) PaaS
2 4 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.60%) Relational Database
2 30 (16.95%) MongoDB
3 16 (9.04%) Neo4j
4 11 (6.21%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.21%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.52%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.82%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.13%) Big Data
9 2 (1.13%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.56%) Event Store
10 1 (0.56%) GIS
10 1 (0.56%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (26.55%) Cucumber
2 29 (16.38%) Selenium
3 28 (15.82%) JUnit
4 23 (12.99%) JBehave
5 17 (9.60%) JIRA
6 15 (8.47%) Jenkins
7 11 (6.21%) NUnit
8 10 (5.65%) Git (software)
8 10 (5.65%) JIRA Agile
9 8 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (3.95%) MSBuild
10 7 (3.95%) MSTest
11 3 (1.69%) Maven
11 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.13%) Capybara
12 2 (1.13%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.13%) jMock
12 2 (1.13%) Mockito
12 2 (1.13%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (13.56%) Finance
2 5 (2.82%) Electronics
2 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.82%) Marketing
2 5 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.56%) Banking
3 1 (0.56%) Military
3 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (63.84%) Developer
2 71 (40.11%) Java Developer
3 24 (13.56%) Agile Developer
4 23 (12.99%) Agile Java Developer
5 21 (11.86%) Scrum Master
6 16 (9.04%) Analyst
7 15 (8.47%) Agile Scrum Master
8 14 (7.91%) Agile Coach
9 12 (6.78%) .NET Developer
10 11 (6.21%) Business Analyst
10 11 (6.21%) Software Engineer
11 10 (5.65%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 9 (5.08%) Senior Developer
13 8 (4.52%) Java Engineer
14 6 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
14 6 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
14 6 (3.39%) Scala Developer
15 5 (2.82%) Administrator
15 5 (2.82%) Elasticsearch Developer
15 5 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (33.33%) JSON
2 49 (27.68%) HTML
3 42 (23.73%) RESTful
4 36 (20.34%) Dropwizard
5 35 (19.77%) CSS
6 29 (16.38%) REST
7 27 (15.25%) Spring
8 25 (14.12%) Spring Boot
9 24 (13.56%) Kafka
9 24 (13.56%) XML
10 19 (10.73%) iXBRL
11 16 (9.04%) .NET
11 16 (9.04%) Hibernate
12 15 (8.47%) JAX-RS
12 15 (8.47%) Web Services
13 10 (5.65%) ASP.NET
13 10 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (5.65%) Velocity
14 8 (4.52%) .NET Framework
14 8 (4.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.52%) Virtual Team
3 6 (3.39%) NHS
4 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.26%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.26%) Fintech
6 3 (1.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) CESG
7 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.16%) Linux
2 35 (19.77%) Unix
3 22 (12.43%) Windows
4 14 (7.91%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (37.29%) TDD
3 53 (29.94%) Software Engineering
4 48 (27.12%) BDD
5 40 (22.60%) Kanban
6 35 (19.77%) Mentoring
7 29 (16.38%) Microservices
8 26 (14.69%) Automated Testing
9 24 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (12.99%) DevOps
11 20 (11.30%) Coaching
12 19 (10.73%) Web Design
12 19 (10.73%) Web Development
13 17 (9.60%) Continuous Deployment
14 16 (9.04%) OO
14 16 (9.04%) Open Source
14 16 (9.04%) OWASP
14 16 (9.04%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (9.04%) Secure Coding
14 16 (9.04%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 99 (55.93%) Java
2 36 (20.34%) SQL
3 25 (14.12%) Go
4 14 (7.91%) Python
5 12 (6.78%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.08%) C#
6 9 (5.08%) Ruby
6 9 (5.08%) Scala
7 1 (0.56%) Perl
7 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 47 (26.55%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.26%) Degree
6 3 (1.69%) ISEB
7 2 (1.13%) CISSP
8 1 (0.56%) CISA
8 1 (0.56%) CISM
8 1 (0.56%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.99%) QA
2 8 (4.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Ansible
2 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.13%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (7.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.65%) SAP
3 7 (3.95%) Oracle
4 6 (3.39%) Cloudera
5 5 (2.82%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.26%) Teradata
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) SaltStack
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago