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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 13 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 83 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.28% 5.11% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.40% 7.14% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 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 £333 £318 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £720 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +42.85%
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
539 406 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.23% 71.48% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 267 238
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 7
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.70% -60.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.36 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £16.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +25 55 £375 +11.11% 26
West Wales -6 8 £425 -32.27% 10
Scrum
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Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 151 (92.64%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (44.17%) Java
3 70 (42.94%) TDD
4 64 (39.26%) Security Cleared
5 57 (34.97%) JIRA
6 56 (34.36%) SC Cleared
7 55 (33.74%) Maven
8 49 (30.06%) BDD
9 45 (27.61%) Open Source
10 42 (25.77%) Subversion
11 39 (23.93%) Ant
12 38 (23.31%) Web Services
12 38 (23.31%) Jenkins
13 36 (22.09%) XML
13 36 (22.09%) C#
13 36 (22.09%) Selenium
14 34 (20.86%) Test Scripting
14 34 (20.86%) Kanban
14 34 (20.86%) SharePoint
15 33 (20.25%) JUnit
15 33 (20.25%) Spring
16 32 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (19.63%) J2EE
16 32 (19.63%) Automation Testing
17 31 (19.02%) WebDriver
17 31 (19.02%) XSLT
17 31 (19.02%) SOAP
18 30 (18.40%) .NET
18 30 (18.40%) Hibernate
19 29 (17.79%) Software Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 34 (20.86%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.59%) Confluence
2 14 (8.59%) FileNet
3 8 (4.91%) CMS
3 8 (4.91%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (4.91%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.45%) Apache
5 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.84%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.84%) Lync
5 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.23%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) 3G
1 4 (2.45%) 2G
1 4 (2.45%) 4G
2 3 (1.84%) HTTP
2 3 (1.84%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.11%) MongoDB
3 15 (9.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (9.20%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.07%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.07%) EDRMS
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.84%) MS Access
6 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 57 (34.97%) JIRA
2 55 (33.74%) Maven
3 42 (25.77%) Subversion
4 39 (23.93%) Ant
5 38 (23.31%) Jenkins
6 36 (22.09%) Selenium
7 33 (20.25%) JUnit
8 31 (19.02%) WebDriver
9 28 (17.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (15.34%) Bugzilla
11 23 (14.11%) JMeter
12 22 (13.50%) TestNG
12 22 (13.50%) TortoiseSVN
13 17 (10.43%) Hudson
14 16 (9.82%) Apache Ivy
15 9 (5.52%) Git (software)
16 6 (3.68%) SoapUI
17 4 (2.45%) eggPlant
17 4 (2.45%) Cucumber
17 4 (2.45%) Toad
General
1 17 (10.43%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Banking
3 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (28.22%) Developer
2 39 (23.93%) Analyst
3 26 (15.95%) Business Analyst
4 25 (15.34%) Java Developer
5 15 (9.20%) Tester
5 15 (9.20%) Agile Business Analyst
6 13 (7.98%) Test Analyst
7 10 (6.13%) Architect
7 10 (6.13%) Designer
8 8 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.91%) Agile Coach
9 7 (4.29%) Team Leader
9 7 (4.29%) ScrumMaster
10 6 (3.68%) Perl Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (3.68%) Java Team Leader
10 6 (3.68%) Development Team Leader
10 6 (3.68%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.31%) Web Services
2 36 (22.09%) XML
3 33 (20.25%) Spring
4 32 (19.63%) J2EE
5 31 (19.02%) SOAP
5 31 (19.02%) XSLT
6 30 (18.40%) .NET
6 30 (18.40%) Hibernate
7 20 (12.27%) JSF
7 20 (12.27%) .NET Framework
7 20 (12.27%) JSON
8 17 (10.43%) AngularJS
9 14 (8.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (8.59%) HTML
10 13 (7.98%) JPA
11 11 (6.75%) REST
12 10 (6.13%) Spring Web Flow
12 10 (6.13%) jQuery
12 10 (6.13%) RESTful
12 10 (6.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 45 (27.61%) Open Source
2 18 (11.04%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.52%) GIS
4 7 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.29%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.68%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.07%) User Experience
7 4 (2.45%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (2.45%) Handset
8 3 (1.84%) PMI
8 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.23%) AS400
9 2 (1.23%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.23%) iSeries
10 1 (0.61%) iPhone
10 1 (0.61%) NHS
10 1 (0.61%) W3C
10 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.45%) UNIX
2 3 (1.84%) Linux
3 2 (1.23%) Windows
3 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (92.64%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (42.94%) TDD
3 49 (30.06%) BDD
4 34 (20.86%) Kanban
4 34 (20.86%) Test Scripting
5 32 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (19.63%) Automation Testing
6 29 (17.79%) Software Testing
7 27 (16.56%) Test Management
8 26 (15.95%) Load Testing
9 21 (12.88%) Automated Testing
9 21 (12.88%) OO
10 19 (11.66%) UML
11 17 (10.43%) DSDM
11 17 (10.43%) Configuration Management
11 17 (10.43%) Release Management
11 17 (10.43%) User Stories
12 16 (9.82%) CRM
12 16 (9.82%) OOA/OOD
13 15 (9.20%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 72 (44.17%) Java
2 36 (22.09%) C#
3 25 (15.34%) SQL
4 15 (9.20%) XPath
5 11 (6.75%) Scala
6 7 (4.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.68%) Perl
8 4 (2.45%) Ruby
9 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.23%) XQuery
10 2 (1.23%) Groovy
11 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.61%) PHP
11 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.61%) Python
11 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 64 (39.26%) Security Cleared
2 56 (34.36%) SC Cleared
3 27 (16.56%) ISEB
4 26 (15.95%) ISTQB
5 12 (7.36%) Degree
6 3 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.84%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.84%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.61%) MCSD
8 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.82%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 28 (17.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (17.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.27%) Oracle
3 18 (11.04%) IBM
4 14 (8.59%) Twitter
5 8 (4.91%) Sitecore
6 6 (3.68%) HP
7 4 (2.45%) Apple
7 4 (2.45%) Sun
8 2 (1.23%) Informatica
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