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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 52 124 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.35% 14.54% 8.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.15% 18.13% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 99 42
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -4.19%
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
428 684 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.98% 80.19% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 475 423
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.64% -38.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.35 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -8 42 £400 - 14
West Wales +12 5 £550 +18.91% 3
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 116 (89.92%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (52.71%) TDD
3 53 (41.09%) .NET
4 48 (37.21%) Visual Studio
5 44 (34.11%) BDD
6 42 (32.56%) JavaScript
7 39 (30.23%) C#
7 39 (30.23%) HTML
8 37 (28.68%) jQuery
9 36 (27.91%) WCF
10 35 (27.13%) Unit Testing
10 35 (27.13%) Security Cleared
10 35 (27.13%) SQL Server
11 33 (25.58%) MVC
12 30 (23.26%) Java
12 30 (23.26%) REST
13 29 (22.48%) SC Cleared
13 29 (22.48%) Selenium
14 28 (21.71%) Finance
15 27 (20.93%) SQL
15 27 (20.93%) CSS
16 26 (20.16%) AngularJS
16 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (18.60%) Test-First Development
18 23 (17.83%) Web Development
18 23 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
20 20 (15.50%) XML
20 20 (15.50%) Kanban
20 20 (15.50%) DevOps

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 (7.75%) Confluence
1 10 (7.75%) FileNet
1 10 (7.75%) LiveCycle
2 9 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (6.20%) IIS
4 7 (5.43%) GeoServer
4 7 (5.43%) JBoss
4 7 (5.43%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.33%) Apache
6 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.55%) CMS
6 2 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.55%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Gliffy
2 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.63%) SaaS
2 8 (6.20%) PaaS
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.78%) GitHub
4 1 (0.78%) Google Play
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) LDAP
1 4 (3.10%) SSL
1 4 (3.10%) VPN
2 3 (2.33%) FTP
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.75%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.43%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.88%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (3.88%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.33%) NonStop SQL
7 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.33%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.55%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.55%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 48 (37.21%) Visual Studio
2 29 (22.48%) Selenium
3 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
4 17 (13.18%) MbUnit
4 17 (13.18%) MSTest
4 17 (13.18%) NUnit
4 17 (13.18%) SpecFlow
4 17 (13.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (10.08%) Subversion
6 12 (9.30%) JIRA
6 12 (9.30%) WebDriver
7 11 (8.53%) Cucumber
8 10 (7.75%) Ant
8 10 (7.75%) Hudson
8 10 (7.75%) JMeter
8 10 (7.75%) Maven
9 9 (6.98%) Jenkins
9 9 (6.98%) JUnit
10 7 (5.43%) DbUnit
10 7 (5.43%) Spock
General
1 28 (21.71%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Back Office
3 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Electronics
4 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.55%) Marketing
4 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Billing
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (51.94%) Developer
2 22 (17.05%) Senior Developer
3 20 (15.50%) .NET Developer
4 19 (14.73%) Agile Developer
4 19 (14.73%) Senior Agile Developer
5 14 (10.85%) Analyst
6 12 (9.30%) Architect
7 11 (8.53%) Java Developer
7 11 (8.53%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.98%) Consultant
8 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 9 (6.98%) Technical Architect
9 8 (6.20%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.43%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Tester
11 4 (3.10%) CISSP Consultant
11 4 (3.10%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (41.09%) .NET
2 39 (30.23%) HTML
3 37 (28.68%) jQuery
4 36 (27.91%) WCF
5 30 (23.26%) REST
6 27 (20.93%) CSS
7 26 (20.16%) AngularJS
7 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (15.50%) XML
9 19 (14.73%) HTML5
10 18 (13.95%) CSS3
10 18 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (13.18%) SOAP
12 16 (12.40%) .NET Framework
13 15 (11.63%) Entity Framework
14 10 (7.75%) Ajax
14 10 (7.75%) JSF
14 10 (7.75%) Spring
14 10 (7.75%) Web Services
15 8 (6.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.20%) CESG
1 8 (6.20%) CESG CLAS
2 7 (5.43%) Replication
3 6 (4.65%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.78%) IPTV
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) New Media
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.43%) Unix
1 7 (5.43%) Windows
2 6 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (89.92%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (52.71%) TDD
3 44 (34.11%) BDD
4 35 (27.13%) Unit Testing
5 33 (25.58%) MVC
6 24 (18.60%) Test-First Development
7 23 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (17.83%) Web Development
8 20 (15.50%) DevOps
8 20 (15.50%) Kanban
9 17 (13.18%) ATDD
10 16 (12.40%) Mentoring
11 12 (9.30%) Project Management
11 12 (9.30%) SOA
12 10 (7.75%) Configuration Management
12 10 (7.75%) PRINCE2
12 10 (7.75%) Regression Testing
13 9 (6.98%) Document Management
13 9 (6.98%) ITIL
13 9 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.56%) JavaScript
2 39 (30.23%) C#
3 30 (23.26%) Java
4 27 (20.93%) SQL
5 18 (13.95%) TypeScript
6 14 (10.85%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.43%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.65%) Perl
9 5 (3.88%) PHP
10 4 (3.10%) Python
11 3 (2.33%) ANSI SQL
11 3 (2.33%) C
11 3 (2.33%) Scala
11 3 (2.33%) VB
12 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (27.13%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.48%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.08%) ISEB
4 8 (6.20%) CISSP
4 8 (6.20%) CLAS
5 6 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.88%) BC Cleared
6 5 (3.88%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.10%) CISM
8 3 (2.33%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.33%) MAPM
8 3 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.55%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.55%) Degree
10 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (7.75%) QA
2 6 (4.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (3.88%) P3O
4 4 (3.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (3.10%) RMADS
5 1 (0.78%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.33%) Puppet
3 2 (1.55%) Ansible
3 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (7.75%) Adobe
1 10 (7.75%) ILOG
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft
1 10 (7.75%) Splunk
2 7 (5.43%) Kofax
2 7 (5.43%) Oracle
3 4 (3.10%) SAP
3 4 (3.10%) ServiceNow
3 4 (3.10%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.33%) Cognos
5 2 (1.55%) Alterian
5 2 (1.55%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.78%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.78%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.78%) New Relic
6 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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