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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 10 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 108 108 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.43% 15.54% 15.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.98% 19.39% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 93 64
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £310 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £47.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +17.54%
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
676 557 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 84.08% 80.14% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 432 376
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 11
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 December 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 -3 77 £450 +28.57% 10
West Wales -5 19 £469 -6.25% 4
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 159 (93.53%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (53.53%) Java
3 73 (42.94%) TDD
4 60 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 54 (31.76%) JSON
6 52 (30.59%) Kanban
6 52 (30.59%) SC Cleared
6 52 (30.59%) BDD
7 37 (21.76%) Software Engineering
7 37 (21.76%) HTML
8 35 (20.59%) Cucumber
9 34 (20.00%) Linux
9 34 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 31 (18.24%) SQL
10 31 (18.24%) CSS
10 31 (18.24%) RESTful
11 29 (17.06%) Unix
12 28 (16.47%) HTTP
12 28 (16.47%) REST
13 27 (15.88%) OWASP
13 27 (15.88%) Selenium
13 27 (15.88%) JUnit
14 26 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (15.29%) Dropwizard
15 25 (14.71%) Secure Coding
15 25 (14.71%) Web Development
15 25 (14.71%) QA
16 24 (14.12%) Automated Testing
16 24 (14.12%) Mentoring
17 22 (12.94%) DevOps

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 20 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (0.59%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.59%) SAS
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.24%) PaaS
2 9 (5.29%) SaaS
3 7 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.47%) HTTP
2 2 (1.18%) Firewall
2 2 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.71%) Neo4j
4 8 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.53%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.18%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.18%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (1.18%) Spark SQL
8 1 (0.59%) Big Data
8 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.59%) DB2
8 1 (0.59%) Event Store
8 1 (0.59%) HPCC
8 1 (0.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.59%) SQuirreL SQL
Development Applications
1 35 (20.59%) Cucumber
2 27 (15.88%) JUnit
2 27 (15.88%) Selenium
3 22 (12.94%) JBehave
4 18 (10.59%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.82%) JIRA
6 11 (6.47%) JIRA Agile
7 8 (4.71%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.35%) NUnit
8 4 (2.35%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.76%) Maven
9 3 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.18%) DbUnit
10 2 (1.18%) jMock
10 2 (1.18%) Mockito
10 2 (1.18%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.18%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.59%) Subversion
11 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (11.76%) Finance
2 8 (4.71%) Electronics
2 8 (4.71%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.71%) Marketing
2 8 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (0.59%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 100 (58.82%) Developer
2 63 (37.06%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.94%) Agile Developer
4 21 (12.35%) Scrum Master
5 19 (11.18%) Agile Java Developer
6 16 (9.41%) Agile Scrum Master
7 15 (8.82%) Agile Coach
8 14 (8.24%) Analyst
9 11 (6.47%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.88%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.29%) Architect
11 9 (5.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 8 (4.71%) Software Engineer
13 7 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (3.53%) Java Engineer
14 6 (3.53%) Technical Architect
15 5 (2.94%) .NET Developer
15 5 (2.94%) Administrator
15 5 (2.94%) Elasticsearch Developer
15 5 (2.94%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.76%) JSON
2 37 (21.76%) HTML
3 31 (18.24%) CSS
3 31 (18.24%) RESTful
4 28 (16.47%) REST
5 26 (15.29%) Dropwizard
6 21 (12.35%) XML
7 16 (9.41%) Spring
8 15 (8.82%) Web Services
9 13 (7.65%) Spring Boot
10 12 (7.06%) Kafka
11 10 (5.88%) iXBRL
11 10 (5.88%) Velocity
12 8 (4.71%) .NET
12 8 (4.71%) Hibernate
13 7 (4.12%) JAX-RS
14 6 (3.53%) Node.js
15 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (2.35%) NHibernate
15 4 (2.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.71%) Virtual Team
3 5 (2.94%) Informatics
3 5 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.35%) NHS
5 2 (1.18%) CESG
5 2 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.18%) Fintech
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.59%) User Experience
6 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.00%) Linux
2 29 (17.06%) Unix
3 22 (12.94%) Windows
4 6 (3.53%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.76%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.59%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (93.53%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (42.94%) TDD
3 52 (30.59%) BDD
3 52 (30.59%) Kanban
4 37 (21.76%) Software Engineering
5 27 (15.88%) OWASP
6 25 (14.71%) Secure Coding
6 25 (14.71%) Web Development
7 24 (14.12%) Automated Testing
7 24 (14.12%) Mentoring
8 22 (12.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (12.94%) DevOps
9 18 (10.59%) Software Delivery
10 17 (10.00%) ITIL
11 16 (9.41%) Microservices
12 15 (8.82%) Configuration Management
12 15 (8.82%) OO
12 15 (8.82%) Open Source
13 14 (8.24%) Coaching
13 14 (8.24%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (53.53%) Java
2 31 (18.24%) SQL
3 17 (10.00%) Go
4 12 (7.06%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.88%) Scala
6 8 (4.71%) Ruby
7 7 (4.12%) C#
7 7 (4.12%) Python
8 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.59%) PHP
8 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 52 (30.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.53%) ISEB
4 5 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.35%) Degree
6 2 (1.18%) CCENT
6 2 (1.18%) CCNA
6 2 (1.18%) CCNP
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.18%) CISSP
6 2 (1.18%) CLAS
6 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.59%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.71%) QA
2 8 (4.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) vSphere
2 1 (0.59%) Xen
2 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.53%) Ansible
2 4 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.35%) Puppet
3 2 (1.18%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.18%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.59%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.59%) Terraform
4 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (5.29%) SAP
2 8 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.12%) Oracle
3 7 (4.12%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.35%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.18%) Avaya
5 2 (1.18%) CA
5 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco
5 2 (1.18%) Intel Security
5 2 (1.18%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.18%) Nortel
6 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.59%) Cognos
6 1 (0.59%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.59%) Google
6 1 (0.59%) HP
6 1 (0.59%) IBM
6 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.59%) Zend