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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 7 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 146 91 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.86% 11.28% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.40% 14.56% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 54 9
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£388 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.60%
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
624 625 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.62% 77.45% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 404 182
Average daily rate £361 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.45 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +9 122 £389 -2.81% 18
West Wales +4 12 £425 - 2
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 148 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (50.57%) Java
3 80 (45.45%) .NET
4 75 (42.61%) Security Cleared
5 69 (39.20%) SC Cleared
6 60 (34.09%) TDD
7 58 (32.95%) SQL Server
8 47 (26.70%) BDD
9 46 (26.14%) Microsoft
10 44 (25.00%) Web Services
11 42 (23.86%) C#
12 35 (19.89%) .NET Framework
12 35 (19.89%) Jenkins
13 33 (18.75%) Subversion
14 32 (18.18%) Unit Testing
14 32 (18.18%) XML
14 32 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
15 30 (17.05%) REST
15 30 (17.05%) Visual Studio
16 29 (16.48%) SOAP
16 29 (16.48%) MVC
17 28 (15.91%) Windows
17 28 (15.91%) Selenium
18 27 (15.34%) Test Scripting
18 27 (15.34%) Oracle
19 24 (13.64%) ASP.NET
19 24 (13.64%) SQL
19 24 (13.64%) JMeter
19 24 (13.64%) Cucumber
20 23 (13.07%) HTML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 22 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 21 (11.93%) JBoss
3 17 (9.66%) IIS
3 17 (9.66%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.41%) Apache
5 6 (3.41%) nginx
6 3 (1.70%) FileNet
6 3 (1.70%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.14%) CMS
7 2 (1.14%) ArcSDE
7 2 (1.14%) Jetty
7 2 (1.14%) Mule
7 2 (1.14%) Node.js
7 2 (1.14%) Confluence
7 2 (1.14%) WildFly
7 2 (1.14%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Project
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.14%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.41%) HTTP
2 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.70%) SSL
3 2 (1.14%) DNS
3 2 (1.14%) DHCP
3 2 (1.14%) FTP
3 2 (1.14%) IPsec
4 1 (0.57%) Skype
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) SAN
4 1 (0.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (32.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.23%) MySQL
3 16 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.70%) Firebird
9 3 (1.70%) InterBase
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.57%) Redis
11 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 35 (19.89%) Jenkins
2 33 (18.75%) Subversion
3 32 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (17.05%) Visual Studio
5 28 (15.91%) Selenium
6 24 (13.64%) JMeter
6 24 (13.64%) Cucumber
7 19 (10.80%) MSBuild
8 18 (10.23%) Eclipse
8 18 (10.23%) Artifactory
9 17 (9.66%) JIRA
10 15 (8.52%) Hudson
11 13 (7.39%) SpecFlow
12 11 (6.25%) Gradle
12 11 (6.25%) WebDriver
13 10 (5.68%) Git (software)
14 9 (5.11%) Maven
15 7 (3.98%) TestNG
15 7 (3.98%) Bugzilla
15 7 (3.98%) JUnit
General
1 21 (11.93%) Finance
2 8 (4.55%) Back Office
3 2 (1.14%) Electronics
3 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.14%) Banking
3 2 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (0.57%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (45.45%) Developer
2 28 (15.91%) .NET Developer
3 25 (14.20%) Java Developer
4 21 (11.93%) Tester
5 17 (9.66%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.52%) SQL Developer
7 13 (7.39%) Analyst
8 12 (6.82%) Deployment Specialist
9 10 (5.68%) Project Manager
10 9 (5.11%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) Senior SQL Developer
12 6 (3.41%) Data Architect
12 6 (3.41%) Architect
12 6 (3.41%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.41%) Agile Coach
13 5 (2.84%) ScrumMaster
13 5 (2.84%) Senior SQL Server Developer
13 5 (2.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (45.45%) .NET
2 44 (25.00%) Web Services
3 35 (19.89%) .NET Framework
4 32 (18.18%) XML
5 30 (17.05%) REST
6 29 (16.48%) SOAP
7 24 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 23 (13.07%) HTML
9 22 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (11.93%) CSS
11 19 (10.80%) HTML5
11 19 (10.80%) Spring
11 19 (10.80%) Hibernate
12 16 (9.09%) Java SE
12 16 (9.09%) jQuery
13 15 (8.52%) CSS3
14 13 (7.39%) MyBatis
15 8 (4.55%) JSON
15 8 (4.55%) Entity Framework
16 7 (3.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.95%) Open Source
2 13 (7.39%) Mainframe
3 12 (6.82%) User Experience
4 11 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.55%) GIS
6 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.41%) Taxonomies
7 5 (2.84%) NHS
8 3 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.70%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.70%) IVR
9 2 (1.14%) AS400
9 2 (1.14%) DTV
10 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.57%) New Media
10 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.57%) Social Media
10 1 (0.57%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.91%) Windows
2 14 (7.95%) Linux
3 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.70%) CentOS
4 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.14%) Fedora
6 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (34.09%) TDD
3 47 (26.70%) BDD
4 32 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 29 (16.48%) MVC
6 27 (15.34%) Test Scripting
7 22 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (11.93%) SOA
9 20 (11.36%) Configuration Management
9 20 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (10.23%) Coaching
11 16 (9.09%) Project Management
12 15 (8.52%) Regression Testing
12 15 (8.52%) ITIL
13 14 (7.95%) ETL
13 14 (7.95%) Migration
13 14 (7.95%) DevOps
14 13 (7.39%) Risk Management
14 13 (7.39%) Test-First Development
15 12 (6.82%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 89 (50.57%) Java
2 42 (23.86%) C#
3 24 (13.64%) SQL
4 17 (9.66%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.52%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.95%) Jython
7 7 (3.98%) Scala
7 7 (3.98%) PHP
8 6 (3.41%) Python
8 6 (3.41%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.27%) Perl
9 4 (2.27%) Ruby
10 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.70%) Delphi
11 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (42.61%) Security Cleared
2 69 (39.20%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.09%) ISEB
4 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.82%) MCDBA
5 10 (5.68%) MCITP
6 6 (3.41%) Degree
7 5 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.84%) MAPM
8 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.55%) QA
3 5 (2.84%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) Xen
2 2 (1.14%) vCloud
3 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.41%) Puppet
2 3 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.14%) Ansible
4 1 (0.57%) Salt
4 1 (0.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.57%) SCOM
4 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.34%) Oracle
3 6 (3.41%) Google
4 5 (2.84%) VMware
5 3 (1.70%) Avaya
5 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.14%) SAP
6 2 (1.14%) ESRI
6 2 (1.14%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.57%) HP
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco
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