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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 20 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 70 136 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.04% 17.39% 11.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.78% 22.08% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 116 50
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.90 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
508 616 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.13% 78.77% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 381 368
Median daily rate £375 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 10
Median hourly rate £29.75 £18.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 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 2 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 -17 59 £388 -3.12% 13
West Wales +2 6 £550 +29.41%
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 118 (86.13%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (46.72%) TDD
3 51 (37.23%) .NET
4 48 (35.04%) Visual Studio
5 47 (34.31%) BDD
6 44 (32.12%) JavaScript
7 42 (30.66%) HTML
8 41 (29.93%) jQuery
9 40 (29.20%) Unit Testing
9 40 (29.20%) C#
10 38 (27.74%) MVC
11 37 (27.01%) Security Cleared
12 35 (25.55%) WCF
13 34 (24.82%) SQL Server
14 33 (24.09%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (22.63%) CSS
16 30 (21.90%) AngularJS
17 29 (21.17%) Java
18 28 (20.44%) SC Cleared
19 27 (19.71%) HTML5
19 27 (19.71%) ASP.NET Web API
19 27 (19.71%) DevOps
20 26 (18.98%) CSS3
20 26 (18.98%) Selenium
20 26 (18.98%) SQL
20 26 (18.98%) Finance
21 25 (18.25%) Git (software)
22 24 (17.52%) JIRA
22 24 (17.52%) Test-First Development
23 23 (16.79%) Team Foundation Server

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 (10.22%) Confluence
2 10 (7.30%) FileNet
2 10 (7.30%) LiveCycle
3 9 (6.57%) IIS
4 7 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.11%) GeoServer
4 7 (5.11%) JBoss
4 7 (5.11%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.65%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.73%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.73%) Node.js
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Gliffy
2 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.73%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) GitHub
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) HTTP
2 2 (1.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.73%) FTP
3 1 (0.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.30%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.30%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.65%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (3.65%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.46%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.73%) MS Access
9 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 48 (35.04%) Visual Studio
2 26 (18.98%) Selenium
3 25 (18.25%) Git (software)
4 24 (17.52%) JIRA
5 23 (16.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (13.14%) NUnit
6 18 (13.14%) SpecFlow
6 18 (13.14%) Subversion
7 17 (12.41%) MbUnit
7 17 (12.41%) MSTest
8 16 (11.68%) Cucumber
9 14 (10.22%) Jenkins
10 13 (9.49%) Hudson
11 10 (7.30%) Ant
11 10 (7.30%) JMeter
11 10 (7.30%) Maven
11 10 (7.30%) WebDriver
12 8 (5.84%) JUnit
13 7 (5.11%) DbUnit
13 7 (5.11%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (18.98%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Back Office
3 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.73%) Retail
4 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (51.82%) Developer
2 23 (16.79%) .NET Developer
3 22 (16.06%) Project Manager
4 21 (15.33%) Senior Developer
5 18 (13.14%) Agile Developer
6 17 (12.41%) Senior Agile Developer
7 15 (10.95%) Analyst
8 14 (10.22%) Tester
9 11 (8.03%) Java Developer
10 10 (7.30%) Agile Project Manager
10 10 (7.30%) Business Analyst
11 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 8 (5.84%) SQL Developer
13 7 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (5.11%) C# Developer
14 5 (3.65%) Consultant
14 5 (3.65%) Test Analyst
15 4 (2.92%) CISSP Consultant
15 4 (2.92%) CLAS Consultant
15 4 (2.92%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.23%) .NET
2 42 (30.66%) HTML
3 41 (29.93%) jQuery
4 35 (25.55%) WCF
5 31 (22.63%) CSS
6 30 (21.90%) AngularJS
7 27 (19.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (19.71%) HTML5
8 26 (18.98%) CSS3
9 20 (14.60%) REST
9 20 (14.60%) XML
10 19 (13.87%) .NET Framework
11 18 (13.14%) Entity Framework
11 18 (13.14%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (10.95%) Ajax
13 14 (10.22%) SOAP
14 10 (7.30%) JSF
14 10 (7.30%) Spring
15 9 (6.57%) Web Services
16 8 (5.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.11%) Replication
2 5 (3.65%) CESG
2 5 (3.65%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (3.65%) User Experience
3 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.19%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.19%) W3C
4 2 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.46%) NHS
5 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.73%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Windows
2 11 (8.03%) Linux
3 9 (6.57%) Android
4 7 (5.11%) Unix
5 5 (3.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (86.13%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (46.72%) TDD
3 47 (34.31%) BDD
4 40 (29.20%) Unit Testing
5 38 (27.74%) MVC
6 33 (24.09%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (19.71%) DevOps
8 24 (17.52%) Test-First Development
9 22 (16.06%) Web Development
10 21 (15.33%) Project Management
11 17 (12.41%) ATDD
11 17 (12.41%) Mentoring
12 15 (10.95%) OOP
13 14 (10.22%) Software Testing
14 13 (9.49%) Kanban
14 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2
14 13 (9.49%) User Stories
15 12 (8.76%) OO
16 11 (8.03%) Regression Testing
16 11 (8.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.12%) JavaScript
2 40 (29.20%) C#
3 29 (21.17%) Java
4 26 (18.98%) SQL
5 18 (13.14%) TypeScript
6 12 (8.76%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.11%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.38%) Perl
9 5 (3.65%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.19%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (2.19%) C
11 2 (1.46%) PHP
11 2 (1.46%) Python
11 2 (1.46%) XPath
12 1 (0.73%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (27.01%) Security Cleared
2 28 (20.44%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.57%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (5.84%) ISEB
5 6 (4.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.65%) BC Cleared
6 5 (3.65%) CISSP
6 5 (3.65%) CLAS
6 5 (3.65%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.92%) CISM
7 4 (2.92%) Degree
8 3 (2.19%) MAPM
8 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.11%) QA
3 6 (4.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (3.65%) P3O
5 4 (2.92%) RMADS
6 1 (0.73%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.65%) Ansible
2 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.92%) Puppet
4 1 (0.73%) Nagios
4 1 (0.73%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (7.30%) Adobe
1 10 (7.30%) ILOG
1 10 (7.30%) Splunk
2 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.11%) Kofax
3 7 (5.11%) Oracle
4 6 (4.38%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.65%) AppDynamics
5 5 (3.65%) New Relic
5 5 (3.65%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.73%) Google
6 1 (0.73%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.73%) RedGate
6 1 (0.73%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.73%) Twitter
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