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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 15 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 84 58 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.34% 7.76% 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.09% 10.05% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 36 20
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£365 £400 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -31.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £728
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £354
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +18.93%
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
695 577 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.31% 77.24% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 391 263
Average daily rate £355 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.65 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £19.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +12 67 £375 -6.25% 17
West Wales -2 7 £425 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Scrum
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Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 180 (82.19%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (45.66%) .NET
3 99 (45.21%) Security Cleared
4 96 (43.84%) Java
5 91 (41.55%) SC Cleared
6 73 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 71 (32.42%) TDD
8 59 (26.94%) Web Services
9 58 (26.48%) BDD
10 53 (24.20%) Jenkins
11 51 (23.29%) C#
12 47 (21.46%) XML
13 45 (20.55%) SOAP
13 45 (20.55%) Microsoft
14 43 (19.63%) .NET Framework
15 40 (18.26%) REST
16 39 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 39 (17.81%) Subversion
17 38 (17.35%) Unit Testing
17 38 (17.35%) Windows
17 38 (17.35%) MVC
18 37 (16.89%) Visual Studio
18 37 (16.89%) SQL
19 33 (15.07%) Selenium
19 33 (15.07%) ASP.NET
20 31 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
20 31 (14.16%) Hudson
20 31 (14.16%) Continuous Delivery
21 30 (13.70%) MSBuild
22 29 (13.24%) Artifactory

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (12.79%) IIS
2 26 (11.87%) Tomcat
3 23 (10.50%) JBoss
4 19 (8.68%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.65%) Apache
6 7 (3.20%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.20%) nginx
6 7 (3.20%) Confluence
7 5 (2.28%) FileNet
8 3 (1.37%) Jetty
8 3 (1.37%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.91%) ArcSDE
9 2 (0.91%) Mule
9 2 (0.91%) Node.js
9 2 (0.91%) WildFly
9 2 (0.91%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.37%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.65%) HTTP
2 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.83%) SSL
3 2 (0.91%) IPsec
3 2 (0.91%) DNS
3 2 (0.91%) DHCP
3 2 (0.91%) FTP
4 1 (0.46%) Skype
4 1 (0.46%) SAN
4 1 (0.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.68%) MySQL
4 17 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.48%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.65%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.37%) Firebird
10 3 (1.37%) InterBase
10 3 (1.37%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.46%) MS Access
12 1 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 53 (24.20%) Jenkins
2 39 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (17.81%) Subversion
3 37 (16.89%) Visual Studio
4 33 (15.07%) Selenium
5 31 (14.16%) Hudson
6 30 (13.70%) MSBuild
7 29 (13.24%) Artifactory
8 26 (11.87%) Cucumber
9 25 (11.42%) JMeter
10 24 (10.96%) JIRA
11 20 (9.13%) Eclipse
12 14 (6.39%) Maven
13 13 (5.94%) SpecFlow
14 12 (5.48%) Gradle
15 11 (5.02%) WebDriver
16 9 (4.11%) JUnit
16 9 (4.11%) Git (software)
17 7 (3.20%) Bugzilla
17 7 (3.20%) TestNG
General
1 14 (6.39%) Back Office
1 14 (6.39%) Finance
2 1 (0.46%) Law
2 1 (0.46%) Banking
2 1 (0.46%) Retail
2 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (44.29%) Developer
2 37 (16.89%) .NET Developer
3 33 (15.07%) Java Developer
4 27 (12.33%) Analyst
5 21 (9.59%) Tester
6 20 (9.13%) SQL Developer
7 16 (7.31%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.39%) Business Analyst
9 12 (5.48%) Deployment Specialist
10 11 (5.02%) Agile Coach
10 11 (5.02%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.11%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (4.11%) Agile Business Analyst
12 8 (3.65%) Project Manager
13 7 (3.20%) Senior SQL Developer
14 6 (2.74%) Architect
14 6 (2.74%) Data Architect
14 6 (2.74%) ScrumMaster
15 5 (2.28%) Senior SQL Server Developer
15 5 (2.28%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (45.66%) .NET
2 59 (26.94%) Web Services
3 47 (21.46%) XML
4 45 (20.55%) SOAP
5 43 (19.63%) .NET Framework
6 40 (18.26%) REST
7 33 (15.07%) ASP.NET
8 31 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (12.33%) HTML
10 26 (11.87%) CSS
11 25 (11.42%) Spring
12 24 (10.96%) Hibernate
13 21 (9.59%) HTML5
14 19 (8.68%) jQuery
15 17 (7.76%) CSS3
16 16 (7.31%) Java SE
17 14 (6.39%) J2EE
17 14 (6.39%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (5.94%) MyBatis
19 9 (4.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.31%) User Experience
2 13 (5.94%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.11%) GIS
4 8 (3.65%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.74%) NHS
6 6 (2.74%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.37%) IVR
7 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.37%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.46%) Social Media
9 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.35%) Windows
2 15 (6.85%) Linux
2 15 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) CentOS
4 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.46%) UNIX
4 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (82.19%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (32.42%) TDD
3 58 (26.48%) BDD
4 38 (17.35%) Unit Testing
4 38 (17.35%) MVC
5 31 (14.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 29 (13.24%) DevOps
7 25 (11.42%) Configuration Management
7 25 (11.42%) Test Scripting
8 23 (10.50%) SOA
9 22 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (9.59%) Software Delivery
11 20 (9.13%) Open Source
12 18 (8.22%) User Stories
13 17 (7.76%) Regression Testing
14 16 (7.31%) ETL
14 16 (7.31%) Coaching
15 15 (6.85%) ITIL
16 13 (5.94%) Test-First Development
17 12 (5.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (43.84%) Java
2 51 (23.29%) C#
3 37 (16.89%) SQL
4 26 (11.87%) PowerShell
5 24 (10.96%) Jython
6 14 (6.39%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.11%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.65%) Scala
9 5 (2.28%) Python
10 4 (1.83%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.83%) Perl
10 4 (1.83%) PHP
11 3 (1.37%) Delphi
12 2 (0.91%) Ruby
13 1 (0.46%) Groovy
13 1 (0.46%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 99 (45.21%) Security Cleared
2 91 (41.55%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.31%) ISEB
4 12 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.48%) MCDBA
5 10 (4.57%) MCITP
6 7 (3.20%) Degree
7 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.91%) MAPM
7 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.74%) QA
3 2 (0.91%) HL7
3 2 (0.91%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.37%) Xen
3 2 (0.91%) vCloud
4 1 (0.46%) Docker
4 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.74%) Puppet
2 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.91%) Ansible
4 1 (0.46%) Salt
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.46%) SCOM
4 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.79%) Oracle
3 7 (3.20%) Google
4 5 (2.28%) Twitter
4 5 (2.28%) VMware
5 3 (1.37%) Avaya
6 2 (0.91%) Mapinfo
6 2 (0.91%) ESRI
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco
7 1 (0.46%) HP
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