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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 38 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 27 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.91% 3.38% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 4.62% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £332 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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
509 368 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.66% 73.16% 72.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 208 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +83.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 19 £425 +4.61% 12
West Wales -1 6 £408 +22.64%
North Wales - - - -
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 152 (89.41%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (46.47%) TDD
3 65 (38.24%) Java
4 64 (37.65%) Open Source
5 62 (36.47%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (34.12%) Jenkins
7 57 (33.53%) Security Cleared
8 50 (29.41%) SC Cleared
9 48 (28.24%) Spring
10 47 (27.65%) Subversion
10 47 (27.65%) XML
11 46 (27.06%) JIRA
11 46 (27.06%) Selenium
12 45 (26.47%) SQL Server
13 44 (25.88%) SOAP
14 42 (24.71%) JSON
15 39 (22.94%) .NET
16 38 (22.35%) C#
16 38 (22.35%) Test Scripting
17 37 (21.76%) Maven
18 35 (20.59%) Microsoft
18 35 (20.59%) MVC
19 34 (20.00%) REST
20 33 (19.41%) MongoDB
20 33 (19.41%) Team Foundation Server
21 32 (18.82%) Web Services
21 32 (18.82%) Kanban
22 31 (18.24%) BDD
23 30 (17.65%) XSLT
24 29 (17.06%) HTML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (12.35%) SharePoint
2 18 (10.59%) Confluence
2 18 (10.59%) FileNet
3 13 (7.65%) JBoss
3 13 (7.65%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.35%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.18%) CMS
5 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.18%) Apache
6 1 (0.59%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.59%) Mule
6 1 (0.59%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.59%) Lync
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.24%) GitHub
2 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.82%) AMQP
2 10 (5.88%) HTTP
3 7 (4.12%) Firewall
4 3 (1.76%) Internet
5 2 (1.18%) DVB
6 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 33 (19.41%) MongoDB
3 18 (10.59%) Relational Database
4 17 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 15 (8.82%) RDBMS
6 12 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (6.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.35%) MS Access
10 3 (1.76%) InterBase
10 3 (1.76%) Firebird
11 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.59%) MySQL
12 1 (0.59%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 58 (34.12%) Jenkins
2 47 (27.65%) Subversion
3 46 (27.06%) JIRA
3 46 (27.06%) Selenium
4 37 (21.76%) Maven
5 33 (19.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (14.12%) WebDriver
7 19 (11.18%) Hudson
8 16 (9.41%) Cucumber
8 16 (9.41%) Bugzilla
9 15 (8.82%) SoapUI
10 14 (8.24%) TortoiseSVN
10 14 (8.24%) GitLab
10 14 (8.24%) Visual Studio
11 13 (7.65%) JMeter
12 11 (6.47%) JUnit
13 9 (5.29%) Eclipse
14 8 (4.71%) Ant
15 7 (4.12%) TestNG
15 7 (4.12%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (10.59%) Finance
2 2 (1.18%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.18%) Marketing
2 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.18%) Electronics
2 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.59%) Publishing
3 1 (0.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (35.29%) Developer
2 33 (19.41%) Analyst
3 24 (14.12%) Java Developer
4 22 (12.94%) Test Analyst
5 18 (10.59%) Tester
6 15 (8.82%) Architect
7 13 (7.65%) Technical Architect
8 12 (7.06%) Designer
9 11 (6.47%) Business Analyst
10 9 (5.29%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.12%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.53%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.53%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.53%) Senior Developer
13 5 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
13 5 (2.94%) Automation Tester
14 4 (2.35%) Delivery Manager
14 4 (2.35%) ScrumMaster
14 4 (2.35%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.24%) Spring
2 47 (27.65%) XML
3 44 (25.88%) SOAP
4 42 (24.71%) JSON
5 39 (22.94%) .NET
6 34 (20.00%) REST
7 32 (18.82%) Web Services
8 30 (17.65%) XSLT
9 29 (17.06%) HTML
10 26 (15.29%) .NET Framework
11 24 (14.12%) AngularJS
11 24 (14.12%) CSS
12 23 (13.53%) Hibernate
13 21 (12.35%) J2EE
14 20 (11.76%) Spring MVC
15 19 (11.18%) JSF
15 19 (11.18%) jQuery
15 19 (11.18%) HTML5
16 18 (10.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (10.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 64 (37.65%) Open Source
2 16 (9.41%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.53%) User Experience
4 6 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.94%) NHS
5 5 (2.94%) PMI
6 4 (2.35%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.35%) GIS
7 3 (1.76%) New Media
8 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.18%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.18%) DTV
8 2 (1.18%) AS400
9 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.59%) W3C
9 1 (0.59%) Social Network
9 1 (0.59%) IPTV
9 1 (0.59%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.47%) Windows
2 9 (5.29%) Linux
3 8 (4.71%) UNIX
4 3 (1.76%) Android
4 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.18%) Fedora
5 2 (1.18%) CentOS
5 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (89.41%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (46.47%) TDD
3 62 (36.47%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (22.35%) Test Scripting
5 35 (20.59%) MVC
6 32 (18.82%) Kanban
7 31 (18.24%) BDD
8 27 (15.88%) OO
9 26 (15.29%) DevOps
10 24 (14.12%) Project Management
11 23 (13.53%) SOA
11 23 (13.53%) Pair Programming
11 23 (13.53%) Automation Testing
12 22 (12.94%) DSDM
13 21 (12.35%) Configuration Management
14 20 (11.76%) Software Testing
15 19 (11.18%) Release Management
16 18 (10.59%) Load Testing
16 18 (10.59%) RUP
17 17 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.24%) Java
2 38 (22.35%) C#
3 23 (13.53%) SQL
4 15 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.06%) XPath
6 11 (6.47%) Scala
7 4 (2.35%) PHP
8 3 (1.76%) Python
8 3 (1.76%) Delphi
8 3 (1.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.76%) Ruby
9 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.18%) C++
9 2 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (0.59%) C
10 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 57 (33.53%) Security Cleared
2 50 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 22 (12.94%) ISTQB
3 22 (12.94%) ISEB
4 8 (4.71%) Degree
5 5 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.76%) MAPM
6 3 (1.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.18%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.35%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) ISO 9000
2 3 (1.76%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.76%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.00%) IBM
2 17 (10.00%) Twitter
3 12 (7.06%) HP
4 5 (2.94%) Oracle
4 5 (2.94%) VMware
5 2 (1.18%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.18%) ILOG
5 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (0.59%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.59%) Kofax
6 1 (0.59%) Perforce
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe
6 1 (0.59%) Splunk
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago