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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 58 145 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.66% 18.78% 11.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.91% 22.94% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 122 55
Median daily rate £388 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.90 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +10.95%
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
417 632 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.65% 81.87% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 423 412
Median daily rate £388 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.91% -12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.16 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -15 51 £388 +0.97% 17
West Wales +6 5 £550 +29.41%
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 107 (84.92%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (48.41%) TDD
3 49 (38.89%) .NET
4 47 (37.30%) Visual Studio
5 46 (36.51%) BDD
6 40 (31.75%) JavaScript
7 38 (30.16%) C#
8 37 (29.37%) HTML
9 36 (28.57%) jQuery
9 36 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 35 (27.78%) WCF
11 34 (26.98%) Security Cleared
12 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
13 31 (24.60%) MVC
14 28 (22.22%) Java
14 28 (22.22%) Selenium
15 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared
15 27 (21.43%) Finance
16 26 (20.63%) CSS
16 26 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (20.63%) AngularJS
16 26 (20.63%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (19.05%) Test-First Development
18 23 (18.25%) SQL
18 23 (18.25%) Web Development
18 23 (18.25%) DevOps
19 22 (17.46%) XML
20 21 (16.67%) REST
20 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
21 19 (15.08%) HTML5

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 14 (11.11%) Confluence
2 10 (7.94%) FileNet
2 10 (7.94%) LiveCycle
3 8 (6.35%) IIS
4 7 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.56%) GeoServer
4 7 (5.56%) JBoss
4 7 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.38%) Apache
5 3 (2.38%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.59%) CMS
6 2 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Gliffy
2 6 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) SaaS
2 4 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.38%) GitHub
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.79%) Google Play
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) LDAP
1 4 (3.17%) SSL
1 4 (3.17%) VPN
2 3 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.97%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (3.97%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.59%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.79%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 47 (37.30%) Visual Studio
2 28 (22.22%) Selenium
3 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 18 (14.29%) JIRA
5 17 (13.49%) MbUnit
5 17 (13.49%) MSTest
5 17 (13.49%) NUnit
5 17 (13.49%) SpecFlow
5 17 (13.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (11.11%) Subversion
7 13 (10.32%) Cucumber
8 12 (9.52%) WebDriver
9 10 (7.94%) Ant
9 10 (7.94%) Hudson
9 10 (7.94%) JMeter
9 10 (7.94%) Maven
10 8 (6.35%) Jenkins
10 8 (6.35%) JUnit
11 7 (5.56%) DbUnit
11 7 (5.56%) Spock
General
1 27 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Back Office
3 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (48.41%) Developer
2 20 (15.87%) Senior Developer
3 19 (15.08%) .NET Developer
4 18 (14.29%) Analyst
5 17 (13.49%) Agile Developer
5 17 (13.49%) Senior Agile Developer
6 14 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 14 (11.11%) Tester
7 11 (8.73%) Business Analyst
7 11 (8.73%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.14%) Consultant
8 9 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
10 6 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.76%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.76%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) CISSP Consultant
11 4 (3.17%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (38.89%) .NET
2 37 (29.37%) HTML
3 36 (28.57%) jQuery
4 35 (27.78%) WCF
5 26 (20.63%) AngularJS
5 26 (20.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 26 (20.63%) CSS
6 22 (17.46%) XML
7 21 (16.67%) REST
8 19 (15.08%) HTML5
9 18 (14.29%) CSS3
9 18 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (12.70%) .NET Framework
11 15 (11.90%) Entity Framework
11 15 (11.90%) SOAP
12 10 (7.94%) Ajax
12 10 (7.94%) JSF
12 10 (7.94%) Spring
13 9 (7.14%) Web Services
14 7 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.56%) Replication
3 6 (4.76%) CESG
3 6 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.14%) Linux
1 9 (7.14%) Windows
2 7 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (84.92%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (48.41%) TDD
3 46 (36.51%) BDD
4 36 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 31 (24.60%) MVC
6 26 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (19.05%) Test-First Development
8 23 (18.25%) DevOps
8 23 (18.25%) Web Development
9 17 (13.49%) ATDD
10 16 (12.70%) Mentoring
11 13 (10.32%) Integration Testing
11 13 (10.32%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (10.32%) User Stories
12 12 (9.52%) Project Management
12 12 (9.52%) Software Testing
13 11 (8.73%) Non-Functional Testing
14 10 (7.94%) Kanban
14 10 (7.94%) Regression Testing
14 10 (7.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.75%) JavaScript
2 38 (30.16%) C#
3 28 (22.22%) Java
4 23 (18.25%) SQL
5 18 (14.29%) TypeScript
6 12 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.76%) Perl
9 4 (3.17%) PHP
9 4 (3.17%) Python
10 3 (2.38%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (2.38%) C
10 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) VB
11 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (26.98%) Security Cleared
2 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.73%) ISEB
3 11 (8.73%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (4.76%) CISSP
5 6 (4.76%) CLAS
6 5 (3.97%) BC Cleared
6 5 (3.97%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.17%) CISM
8 3 (2.38%) MAPM
8 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.59%) Degree
10 1 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) QA
2 8 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (3.97%) P3O
5 4 (3.17%) RMADS
6 1 (0.79%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.17%) Ansible
4 3 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (7.94%) Adobe
1 10 (7.94%) ILOG
1 10 (7.94%) Splunk
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.56%) Kofax
3 7 (5.56%) Oracle
4 4 (3.17%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.38%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.38%) New Relic
5 3 (2.38%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.38%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.59%) Alterian
7 1 (0.79%) Cognos
7 1 (0.79%) Google
7 1 (0.79%) LogRhythm
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