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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 15 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Contract jobs citing Scrum 66 61 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.96% 8.97% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.11% 11.84% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 29 1
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£381 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
545 515 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.95% 75.74% 68.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 317 166
Average daily rate £365 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £58.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.76% +267.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £15.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +5 45 £375 -11.76% 10
West Wales -2 18 £375 -16.66%
North Wales - - - - 1
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 116 (87.22%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (37.59%) Java
3 47 (35.34%) TDD
4 43 (32.33%) .NET
5 41 (30.83%) Security Cleared
6 40 (30.08%) SQL Server
7 38 (28.57%) C#
8 35 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 35 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 30 (22.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (22.56%) Subversion
10 29 (21.80%) Jenkins
11 28 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (20.30%) .NET Framework
13 26 (19.55%) HTML
13 26 (19.55%) BDD
14 25 (18.80%) CSS
15 23 (17.29%) Project Management
15 23 (17.29%) Selenium
15 23 (17.29%) Open Source
16 22 (16.54%) JIRA
16 22 (16.54%) MVC
17 21 (15.79%) Finance
17 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
17 21 (15.79%) SQL
18 20 (15.04%) jQuery
19 19 (14.29%) ASP.NET
19 19 (14.29%) HTML5
20 18 (13.53%) Coaching
20 18 (13.53%) Visual Studio

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 16 (12.03%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.28%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.02%) JBoss
4 4 (3.01%) Confluence
5 3 (2.26%) CMS
5 3 (2.26%) Mule
5 3 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.50%) Lync
6 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.50%) Apache
6 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.50%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.50%) FileNet
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.50%) SaaS
2 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.75%) PaaS
3 1 (0.75%) GitHub
3 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) Internet
2 2 (1.50%) DVB
2 2 (1.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (10.53%) MySQL
4 8 (6.02%) RDBMS
4 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.26%) Firebird
7 3 (2.26%) InterBase
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.50%) MS Access
9 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.75%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 30 (22.56%) Subversion
1 30 (22.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (21.80%) Jenkins
3 23 (17.29%) Selenium
4 22 (16.54%) JIRA
5 18 (13.53%) Visual Studio
6 14 (10.53%) WebDriver
7 13 (9.77%) JMeter
8 12 (9.02%) Bugzilla
9 9 (6.77%) JUnit
9 9 (6.77%) Git (software)
10 8 (6.02%) Eclipse
11 7 (5.26%) TestNG
12 6 (4.51%) SoapUI
13 5 (3.76%) Gradle
13 5 (3.76%) Artifactory
13 5 (3.76%) ReSharper
13 5 (3.76%) TortoiseSVN
14 4 (3.01%) Cucumber
15 3 (2.26%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 21 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (2.26%) Back Office
3 2 (1.50%) Electronics
3 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.50%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.50%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Publishing
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (33.83%) Developer
2 15 (11.28%) Architect
3 12 (9.02%) Project Manager
3 12 (9.02%) Tester
4 11 (8.27%) Technical Architect
4 11 (8.27%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.27%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.52%) SQL Developer
5 10 (7.52%) Analyst
6 8 (6.02%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
8 6 (4.51%) Senior SQL Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Deployment Specialist
9 5 (3.76%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (32.33%) .NET
2 27 (20.30%) .NET Framework
3 26 (19.55%) HTML
4 25 (18.80%) CSS
5 20 (15.04%) jQuery
6 19 (14.29%) HTML5
6 19 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 18 (13.53%) Spring
8 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (10.53%) Web Services
9 14 (10.53%) CSS3
10 12 (9.02%) XML
11 9 (6.77%) Spring MVC
11 9 (6.77%) Java SE
12 8 (6.02%) JSON
13 7 (5.26%) RESTful
13 7 (5.26%) Hibernate
14 6 (4.51%) REST
14 6 (4.51%) AngularJS
15 5 (3.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.29%) Open Source
2 14 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 13 (9.77%) Client/Server
4 10 (7.52%) User Experience
5 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.76%) NHS
5 5 (3.76%) GIS
6 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.01%) Taxonomies
6 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.26%) IVR
7 3 (2.26%) New Media
8 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.50%) AS400
8 2 (1.50%) DTV
8 2 (1.50%) PMI
9 1 (0.75%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.75%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.75%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.03%) Windows
2 11 (8.27%) Linux
3 2 (1.50%) Fedora
3 2 (1.50%) Android
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.50%) CentOS
3 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (87.22%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (35.34%) TDD
3 28 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (19.55%) BDD
5 23 (17.29%) Project Management
6 22 (16.54%) MVC
7 18 (13.53%) Coaching
8 17 (12.78%) Test Scripting
9 14 (10.53%) Migration
9 14 (10.53%) ETL
10 13 (9.77%) Risk Management
10 13 (9.77%) Test Management
10 13 (9.77%) Load Testing
10 13 (9.77%) Kanban
11 12 (9.02%) Configuration Management
11 12 (9.02%) Automation Testing
12 11 (8.27%) SOA
12 11 (8.27%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.27%) OO
13 10 (7.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.59%) Java
2 38 (28.57%) C#
3 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 21 (15.79%) SQL
4 8 (6.02%) Scala
5 3 (2.26%) PHP
5 3 (2.26%) Delphi
6 2 (1.50%) C++
6 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.50%) Ruby
6 2 (1.50%) XPath
6 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.50%) Python
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (30.83%) Security Cleared
2 35 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.77%) MCDBA
3 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.02%) MCITP
4 8 (6.02%) ISTQB
4 8 (6.02%) ISEB
5 5 (3.76%) Degree
5 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.76%) MAPM
6 2 (1.50%) PMP
6 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) QA
2 5 (3.76%) P3O
3 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) Oracle
3 5 (3.76%) VMware
4 3 (2.26%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.26%) Avaya
5 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.50%) SAP
5 2 (1.50%) IBM
5 2 (1.50%) Twitter
6 1 (0.75%) HP
6 1 (0.75%) Perforce
6 1 (0.75%) ILOG
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