The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 10 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 120 66 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.20% 8.38% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.13% 10.89% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 41 10
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£400 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £318 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £38.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +19.68%
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
662 606 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.34% 76.90% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 388 219
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 12
Average hourly rate £15.13 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.30 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
South Wales +14 103 £408 +8.66% 12
West Wales 0 6 £463 +15.62% 1
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Scrum
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Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 160 (81.22%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (49.24%) .NET
3 93 (47.21%) Java
4 90 (45.69%) Security Cleared
5 82 (41.62%) SC Cleared
6 69 (35.03%) TDD
7 68 (34.52%) SQL Server
8 59 (29.95%) BDD
9 53 (26.90%) Web Services
10 52 (26.40%) C#
11 45 (22.84%) Jenkins
12 44 (22.34%) Microsoft
12 44 (22.34%) .NET Framework
13 40 (20.30%) XML
13 40 (20.30%) REST
13 40 (20.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 39 (19.80%) Visual Studio
14 39 (19.80%) Unit Testing
15 38 (19.29%) SOAP
15 38 (19.29%) MVC
16 35 (17.77%) Subversion
16 35 (17.77%) Windows
17 34 (17.26%) ASP.NET
18 31 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC
19 30 (15.23%) SQL
20 28 (14.21%) IIS
20 28 (14.21%) Oracle
20 28 (14.21%) Selenium
20 28 (14.21%) Continuous Delivery
21 27 (13.71%) MSBuild

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 28 (14.21%) IIS
2 26 (13.20%) Tomcat
3 23 (11.68%) JBoss
4 19 (9.64%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.06%) Apache
5 8 (4.06%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.55%) nginx
7 5 (2.54%) FileNet
8 3 (1.52%) Jetty
8 3 (1.52%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.02%) Mule
9 2 (1.02%) Confluence
9 2 (1.02%) CMS
9 2 (1.02%) ArcSDE
9 2 (1.02%) Node.js
9 2 (1.02%) WildFly
9 2 (1.02%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.52%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.06%) HTTP
2 4 (2.03%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.03%) SSL
3 2 (1.02%) IPsec
3 2 (1.02%) DNS
3 2 (1.02%) DHCP
3 2 (1.02%) FTP
4 1 (0.51%) Skype
4 1 (0.51%) SAN
4 1 (0.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (34.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (9.64%) MySQL
4 15 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (6.60%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.09%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.03%) Firebird
9 4 (2.03%) InterBase
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.51%) MS Access
12 1 (0.51%) Redis
12 1 (0.51%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 45 (22.84%) Jenkins
2 40 (20.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (19.80%) Visual Studio
4 35 (17.77%) Subversion
5 28 (14.21%) Selenium
6 27 (13.71%) MSBuild
7 26 (13.20%) Cucumber
7 26 (13.20%) Artifactory
8 25 (12.69%) JMeter
9 23 (11.68%) Hudson
10 20 (10.15%) Eclipse
11 19 (9.64%) JIRA
12 13 (6.60%) SpecFlow
13 12 (6.09%) Gradle
14 11 (5.58%) Git (software)
14 11 (5.58%) WebDriver
15 9 (4.57%) JUnit
15 9 (4.57%) Maven
16 7 (3.55%) Bugzilla
16 7 (3.55%) TestNG
General
1 15 (7.61%) Finance
2 14 (7.11%) Back Office
3 2 (1.02%) Electronics
3 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (0.51%) Banking
4 1 (0.51%) Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (47.21%) Developer
2 37 (18.78%) .NET Developer
3 28 (14.21%) Java Developer
4 21 (10.66%) Tester
5 20 (10.15%) SQL Developer
6 17 (8.63%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.61%) Analyst
8 12 (6.09%) Deployment Specialist
9 11 (5.58%) Agile Coach
10 9 (4.57%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (4.57%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) Senior SQL Developer
12 6 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.05%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.05%) Architect
12 6 (3.05%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.05%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.05%) Data Architect
13 5 (2.54%) Software Engineer
13 5 (2.54%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (49.24%) .NET
2 53 (26.90%) Web Services
3 44 (22.34%) .NET Framework
4 40 (20.30%) XML
4 40 (20.30%) REST
5 38 (19.29%) SOAP
6 34 (17.26%) ASP.NET
7 31 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (11.68%) HTML
9 22 (11.17%) CSS
10 21 (10.66%) HTML5
11 20 (10.15%) Spring
12 19 (9.64%) jQuery
12 19 (9.64%) Hibernate
13 17 (8.63%) CSS3
14 16 (8.12%) Java SE
15 14 (7.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (6.60%) MyBatis
17 9 (4.57%) Entity Framework
17 9 (4.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.63%) User Experience
2 13 (6.60%) Mainframe
3 10 (5.08%) Client/Server
4 9 (4.57%) GIS
5 6 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.05%) NHS
5 6 (3.05%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.52%) IVR
6 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.02%) DTV
8 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.77%) Windows
2 17 (8.63%) Linux
3 12 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.52%) CentOS
4 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.02%) Fedora
6 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (81.22%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.03%) TDD
3 59 (29.95%) BDD
4 39 (19.80%) Unit Testing
5 38 (19.29%) MVC
6 28 (14.21%) Continuous Delivery
7 25 (12.69%) Test Scripting
8 23 (11.68%) SOA
8 23 (11.68%) DevOps
9 22 (11.17%) Configuration Management
10 21 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (9.14%) Software Delivery
12 17 (8.63%) Coaching
13 16 (8.12%) Regression Testing
14 15 (7.61%) ITIL
14 15 (7.61%) Open Source
15 14 (7.11%) ETL
16 13 (6.60%) Test-First Development
17 11 (5.58%) Migration
17 11 (5.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 93 (47.21%) Java
2 52 (26.40%) C#
3 30 (15.23%) SQL
4 23 (11.68%) PowerShell
5 21 (10.66%) Jython
6 15 (7.61%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.06%) Scala
8 7 (3.55%) Python
9 6 (3.05%) PHP
9 6 (3.05%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.03%) Ruby
10 4 (2.03%) Perl
10 4 (2.03%) Delphi
11 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.51%) Groovy
12 1 (0.51%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (45.69%) Security Cleared
2 82 (41.62%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.12%) ISEB
4 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.09%) MCDBA
5 10 (5.08%) MCITP
6 7 (3.55%) Degree
7 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.02%) MAPM
7 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.05%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.52%) Xen
3 2 (1.02%) vCloud
4 1 (0.51%) Docker
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.06%) Puppet
2 4 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.02%) Ansible
4 1 (0.51%) Salt
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.21%) Oracle
3 7 (3.55%) VMware
3 7 (3.55%) Google
4 3 (1.52%) Avaya
4 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.02%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.02%) ESRI
5 2 (1.02%) SAP
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco
6 1 (0.51%) HP
6 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
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