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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
UK / Wales
Rank 9 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Contract jobs citing Scrum 82 67 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.00% 11.57% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.14% 13.62% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 21
Median daily rate £400 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £47.29 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +21.12%

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
508 492 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.51% 84.97% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 368 319
Median daily rate £400 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 18
Median hourly rate £28.75 £47.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% +110.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £13.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +2 66 £389 +11.07% 16
West Wales -9 7 £413 -17.50% 6
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 171 (91.94%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (57.53%) Java
3 73 (39.25%) TDD
4 67 (36.02%) JSON
5 62 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 56 (30.11%) BDD
7 49 (26.34%) SC Cleared
7 49 (26.34%) Software Engineering
8 48 (25.81%) HTML
8 48 (25.81%) Relational Database
9 46 (24.73%) Kanban
9 46 (24.73%) Cucumber
10 41 (22.04%) Linux
11 40 (21.51%) RESTful
12 37 (19.89%) SQL
13 36 (19.35%) HTTP
13 36 (19.35%) Dropwizard
14 35 (18.82%) Unix
15 34 (18.28%) CSS
16 33 (17.74%) Mentoring
17 30 (16.13%) REST
18 29 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (15.05%) Microservices
19 28 (15.05%) Selenium
19 28 (15.05%) JUnit
20 27 (14.52%) OWASP
20 27 (14.52%) MongoDB
21 26 (13.98%) Spring
21 26 (13.98%) Automated Testing
22 25 (13.44%) Web Development

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 22 (11.83%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.08%) Confluence
5 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.76%) PaaS
2 6 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.35%) HTTP
2 2 (1.08%) Firewall
2 2 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.81%) Relational Database
2 27 (14.52%) MongoDB
3 16 (8.60%) Neo4j
4 11 (5.91%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.76%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.61%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.08%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.54%) Big Data
10 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.54%) Event Store
10 1 (0.54%) HPCC
10 1 (0.54%) MySQL
10 1 (0.54%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 46 (24.73%) Cucumber
2 28 (15.05%) JUnit
2 28 (15.05%) Selenium
3 23 (12.37%) JBehave
4 15 (8.06%) JIRA
5 14 (7.53%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.91%) JIRA Agile
6 11 (5.91%) NUnit
7 9 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (4.30%) MSTest
9 7 (3.76%) Git (software)
9 7 (3.76%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.61%) Maven
10 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.08%) Capybara
11 2 (1.08%) DbUnit
11 2 (1.08%) jMock
11 2 (1.08%) Mockito
11 2 (1.08%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.08%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (3.23%) Electronics
2 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 6 (3.23%) Marketing
2 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Military
4 1 (0.54%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 122 (65.59%) Developer
2 79 (42.47%) Java Developer
3 25 (13.44%) Agile Developer
4 24 (12.90%) Agile Java Developer
5 22 (11.83%) Scrum Master
6 17 (9.14%) Analyst
7 16 (8.60%) Agile Scrum Master
8 15 (8.06%) Agile Coach
9 12 (6.45%) Business Analyst
10 11 (5.91%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 9 (4.84%) .NET Developer
12 9 (4.84%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.76%) Java Engineer
13 7 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
14 5 (2.69%) Administrator
14 5 (2.69%) ITSM Developer
14 5 (2.69%) Scala Developer
14 5 (2.69%) ServiceNow Developer
14 5 (2.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (36.02%) JSON
2 48 (25.81%) HTML
3 40 (21.51%) RESTful
4 36 (19.35%) Dropwizard
5 34 (18.28%) CSS
6 30 (16.13%) REST
7 26 (13.98%) Spring
8 24 (12.90%) Spring Boot
9 23 (12.37%) Kafka
9 23 (12.37%) XML
10 19 (10.22%) iXBRL
11 17 (9.14%) Web Services
12 16 (8.60%) Hibernate
13 15 (8.06%) JAX-RS
14 14 (7.53%) .NET
15 10 (5.38%) Velocity
16 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET
16 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (4.30%) .NET Framework
17 8 (4.30%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.30%) Virtual Team
3 7 (3.76%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (3.23%) NHS
5 5 (2.69%) Informatics
6 4 (2.15%) Fintech
6 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.08%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) CESG
9 1 (0.54%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.04%) Linux
2 35 (18.82%) Unix
3 22 (11.83%) Windows
4 14 (7.53%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.61%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (91.94%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (39.25%) TDD
3 56 (30.11%) BDD
4 49 (26.34%) Software Engineering
5 46 (24.73%) Kanban
6 33 (17.74%) Mentoring
7 28 (15.05%) Microservices
8 27 (14.52%) OWASP
9 26 (13.98%) Automated Testing
10 25 (13.44%) Secure Coding
10 25 (13.44%) Web Development
11 24 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (11.29%) Coaching
13 20 (10.75%) DevOps
14 19 (10.22%) Web Design
15 17 (9.14%) Continuous Deployment
15 17 (9.14%) OO
16 16 (8.60%) Business Analysis
16 16 (8.60%) ITIL
16 16 (8.60%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 107 (57.53%) Java
2 37 (19.89%) SQL
3 25 (13.44%) Go
4 13 (6.99%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.84%) Python
5 9 (4.84%) Ruby
6 8 (4.30%) Scala
7 6 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (0.54%) PHP
8 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 49 (26.34%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.15%) Degree
5 4 (2.15%) ISEB
6 2 (1.08%) CCENT
6 2 (1.08%) CCNA
6 2 (1.08%) CCNP
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) CLAS
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.90%) QA
2 10 (5.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) Ansible
2 2 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.08%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (7.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.38%) SAP
3 7 (3.76%) Oracle
3 7 (3.76%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.69%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.61%) Teradata
6 2 (1.08%) Avaya
6 2 (1.08%) CA
6 2 (1.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco
6 2 (1.08%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.08%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.08%) Nortel
7 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.54%) Cognos
7 1 (0.54%) Google
7 1 (0.54%) HP
7 1 (0.54%) Zend
Newport, Gwent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago