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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 17 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 64 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.07% 4.84% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.83% 6.81% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 7
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£375 £525 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £720 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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
499 411 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 70.68% 71.11% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 271 233
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Average hourly rate £19.90 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £21.60 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +21 48 £375 +11.11% 17
West Wales -7 8 £425 -32.27% 1
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 60 (40.27%) Java
2 59 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (35.57%) TDD
4 45 (30.20%) JIRA
5 44 (29.53%) Maven
6 43 (28.86%) BDD
7 42 (28.19%) Security Cleared
8 38 (25.50%) Ant
9 33 (22.15%) SC Cleared
10 32 (21.48%) Selenium
10 32 (21.48%) Web Services
11 31 (20.81%) Open Source
12 30 (20.13%) JUnit
12 30 (20.13%) C#
12 30 (20.13%) SharePoint
13 29 (19.46%) .NET
13 29 (19.46%) Kanban
14 27 (18.12%) Test Scripting
14 27 (18.12%) Subversion
14 27 (18.12%) Automation Testing
15 26 (17.45%) SQL
15 26 (17.45%) SOAP
16 25 (16.78%) Spring
16 25 (16.78%) HP Quality Center
16 25 (16.78%) WebDriver
17 24 (16.11%) Team Foundation Server
17 24 (16.11%) Oracle
17 24 (16.11%) J2EE
18 23 (15.44%) Jenkins
19 22 (14.77%) UML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 30 (20.13%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.37%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.37%) CMS
2 8 (5.37%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (4.03%) Apache
4 4 (2.68%) Confluence
4 4 (2.68%) FileNet
5 3 (2.01%) Lync
5 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.01%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.34%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.67%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.01%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) 3G
1 6 (4.03%) 2G
1 6 (4.03%) 4G
2 3 (2.01%) HTTP
2 3 (2.01%) Internet
3 2 (1.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.38%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.37%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.03%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.36%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.36%) EDRMS
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.34%) MS Access
7 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.67%) MySQL
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (30.20%) JIRA
2 44 (29.53%) Maven
3 38 (25.50%) Ant
4 32 (21.48%) Selenium
5 30 (20.13%) JUnit
6 27 (18.12%) Subversion
7 25 (16.78%) WebDriver
8 24 (16.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (15.44%) Jenkins
10 20 (13.42%) Apache Ivy
11 19 (12.75%) Bugzilla
12 18 (12.08%) JMeter
13 17 (11.41%) TestNG
13 17 (11.41%) TortoiseSVN
14 8 (5.37%) SoapUI
14 8 (5.37%) Git (software)
15 7 (4.70%) Hudson
16 6 (4.03%) eggPlant
16 6 (4.03%) Toad
16 6 (4.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (14.09%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Banking
3 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (26.17%) Analyst
2 31 (20.81%) Developer
3 30 (20.13%) Business Analyst
4 17 (11.41%) Agile Business Analyst
5 15 (10.07%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.05%) Tester
6 12 (8.05%) Architect
7 11 (7.38%) Project Manager
8 10 (6.71%) ScrumMaster
9 9 (6.04%) Test Analyst
9 9 (6.04%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.37%) Development Team Leader
10 8 (5.37%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (5.37%) Java Team Leader
10 8 (5.37%) Agile Coach
11 6 (4.03%) Lead Architect
11 6 (4.03%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) QA Leader
11 6 (4.03%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.48%) Web Services
2 29 (19.46%) .NET
3 26 (17.45%) SOAP
4 25 (16.78%) Spring
5 24 (16.11%) J2EE
6 22 (14.77%) Hibernate
7 18 (12.08%) .NET Framework
8 17 (11.41%) XML
9 15 (10.07%) JPA
10 13 (8.72%) REST
10 13 (8.72%) HTML
11 12 (8.05%) XSLT
11 12 (8.05%) Struts
11 12 (8.05%) Spring Web Flow
12 10 (6.71%) Java EE
12 10 (6.71%) JSF
13 9 (6.04%) JMS
13 9 (6.04%) RESTful
14 8 (5.37%) JSON
14 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.81%) Open Source
2 15 (10.07%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.04%) GIS
3 9 (6.04%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.04%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.03%) Handset
5 6 (4.03%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (3.36%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.34%) AS400
7 2 (1.34%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.34%) iSeries
8 1 (0.67%) iPhone
8 1 (0.67%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.67%) W3C
8 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.68%) UNIX
2 3 (2.01%) Windows
3 2 (1.34%) Linux
3 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.57%) TDD
3 43 (28.86%) BDD
4 29 (19.46%) Kanban
5 27 (18.12%) Test Scripting
5 27 (18.12%) Automation Testing
6 22 (14.77%) Software Testing
6 22 (14.77%) UML
7 21 (14.09%) Load Testing
7 21 (14.09%) Test Management
8 20 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (12.75%) Automated Testing
10 18 (12.08%) CRM
10 18 (12.08%) User Stories
11 16 (10.74%) MVC
12 15 (10.07%) Project Management
12 15 (10.07%) Test Automation
13 14 (9.40%) Migration
14 13 (8.72%) Unit Testing
15 10 (6.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.27%) Java
2 30 (20.13%) C#
3 26 (17.45%) SQL
4 10 (6.71%) Scala
5 6 (4.03%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.36%) XPath
7 4 (2.68%) Ruby
7 4 (2.68%) Perl
8 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.34%) XQuery
9 2 (1.34%) Groovy
9 2 (1.34%) PHP
9 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.67%) Python
10 1 (0.67%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (28.19%) Security Cleared
2 33 (22.15%) SC Cleared
3 19 (12.75%) ISEB
4 18 (12.08%) ISTQB
5 11 (7.38%) Degree
6 3 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.34%) MCSD
8 1 (0.67%) HND
8 1 (0.67%) PMP
8 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (16.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (16.11%) Oracle
2 16 (10.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.37%) IBM
3 8 (5.37%) HP
3 8 (5.37%) Sitecore
4 6 (4.03%) Sun
4 6 (4.03%) Apple
5 4 (2.68%) Twitter
6 2 (1.34%) Informatica
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