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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 41 82 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.22% 9.52% 7.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.17% 12.01% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 61 32
Median daily rate £431 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.48% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £291 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.64% +1.94%
Scrum
UK

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
447 683 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.70% 79.33% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 478 396
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 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
South Wales -2 34 £425 +11.84% 9
West Wales +6 3 £550 +29.41% 3
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 110 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (55.83%) TDD
3 49 (40.83%) .NET
4 46 (38.33%) Visual Studio
5 43 (35.83%) BDD
6 41 (34.17%) JavaScript
7 38 (31.67%) HTML
8 36 (30.00%) C#
8 36 (30.00%) jQuery
9 34 (28.33%) SQL Server
10 33 (27.50%) Unit Testing
10 33 (27.50%) WCF
11 31 (25.83%) Selenium
11 31 (25.83%) Security Cleared
11 31 (25.83%) MVC
12 30 (25.00%) Java
12 30 (25.00%) REST
13 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
14 27 (22.50%) Finance
15 26 (21.67%) SQL
15 26 (21.67%) CSS
15 26 (21.67%) AngularJS
15 26 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (20.00%) Test-First Development
17 23 (19.17%) Git (software)
18 22 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (18.33%) Web Development
19 20 (16.67%) Kanban
19 20 (16.67%) DevOps
20 19 (15.83%) HTML5

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 10 (8.33%) Confluence
1 10 (8.33%) FileNet
1 10 (8.33%) LiveCycle
2 9 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.83%) GeoServer
3 7 (5.83%) IIS
3 7 (5.83%) JBoss
3 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.50%) Apache
5 2 (1.67%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.67%) CMS
5 2 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.83%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Gliffy
2 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.50%) SaaS
2 8 (6.67%) PaaS
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.83%) Google Play
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) LDAP
1 4 (3.33%) SSL
1 4 (3.33%) VPN
2 3 (2.50%) FTP
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.83%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.83%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.50%) NonStop SQL
7 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.50%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.67%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.67%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 46 (38.33%) Visual Studio
2 31 (25.83%) Selenium
3 23 (19.17%) Git (software)
4 17 (14.17%) MbUnit
4 17 (14.17%) MSTest
4 17 (14.17%) NUnit
4 17 (14.17%) SpecFlow
5 15 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (11.67%) Subversion
7 12 (10.00%) WebDriver
8 11 (9.17%) Cucumber
8 11 (9.17%) JIRA
9 10 (8.33%) Ant
9 10 (8.33%) Hudson
9 10 (8.33%) JMeter
9 10 (8.33%) JUnit
9 10 (8.33%) Maven
10 9 (7.50%) Jenkins
11 7 (5.83%) DbUnit
11 7 (5.83%) Spock
General
1 27 (22.50%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Back Office
3 2 (1.67%) Banking
3 2 (1.67%) Electronics
3 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.67%) Marketing
3 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Billing
4 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (53.33%) Developer
2 20 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 19 (15.83%) Agile Developer
3 19 (15.83%) Senior Agile Developer
4 17 (14.17%) .NET Developer
5 12 (10.00%) Analyst
5 12 (10.00%) Architect
6 11 (9.17%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.33%) Consultant
8 9 (7.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.83%) Tester
10 6 (5.00%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.00%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.00%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) SQL Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Perl Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (40.83%) .NET
2 38 (31.67%) HTML
3 36 (30.00%) jQuery
4 33 (27.50%) WCF
5 30 (25.00%) REST
6 26 (21.67%) AngularJS
6 26 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (21.67%) CSS
7 19 (15.83%) HTML5
8 18 (15.00%) CSS3
8 18 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
8 18 (15.00%) XML
9 16 (13.33%) SOAP
10 14 (11.67%) .NET Framework
11 13 (10.83%) Entity Framework
12 10 (8.33%) JSF
12 10 (8.33%) Spring
13 9 (7.50%) Ajax
14 8 (6.67%) Middleware
14 8 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) CESG
1 8 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
2 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) Replication
3 6 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.83%) IPTV
5 1 (0.83%) New Media
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.50%) Unix
2 6 (5.00%) Linux
3 5 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (55.83%) TDD
3 43 (35.83%) BDD
4 33 (27.50%) Unit Testing
5 31 (25.83%) MVC
6 24 (20.00%) Test-First Development
7 22 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (18.33%) Web Development
8 20 (16.67%) DevOps
8 20 (16.67%) Kanban
9 17 (14.17%) ATDD
10 16 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 12 (10.00%) SOA
12 11 (9.17%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (8.33%) Configuration Management
13 10 (8.33%) Regression Testing
14 9 (7.50%) Document Management
14 9 (7.50%) Test Scripting
15 8 (6.67%) Automated Testing
15 8 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.17%) JavaScript
2 36 (30.00%) C#
3 30 (25.00%) Java
4 26 (21.67%) SQL
5 18 (15.00%) TypeScript
6 14 (11.67%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.00%) Perl
8 5 (4.17%) PHP
8 5 (4.17%) Python
9 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.50%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (2.50%) C
10 3 (2.50%) Scala
10 3 (2.50%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.83%) Ruby
11 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (25.83%) Security Cleared
2 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.67%) ISEB
4 8 (6.67%) CISSP
4 8 (6.67%) CLAS
5 6 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (4.17%) BC Cleared
6 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.33%) CISM
8 3 (2.50%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.00%) QA
2 10 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (3.33%) RMADS
5 1 (0.83%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) vSphere
1 1 (0.83%) Xen
1 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (1.67%) Ansible
2 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.67%) Terraform
3 1 (0.83%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (8.33%) Adobe
1 10 (8.33%) ILOG
1 10 (8.33%) Splunk
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.83%) Kofax
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle
4 4 (3.33%) SAP
4 4 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.50%) Cognos
6 2 (1.67%) Alterian
6 2 (1.67%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.83%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.83%) Google
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 3 days ago