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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 8 10 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Scrum 135 88 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.65% 11.83% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.28% 15.77% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 49 9
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£400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.00%
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
580 558 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.82% 75.00% 69.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 356 169
Average daily rate £365 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 11
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.40 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £18.20
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 4 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 4 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 +4 110 £400 - 15
West Wales +7 20 £425 -5.55% 1
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 140 (86.42%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (51.85%) Java
3 70 (43.21%) .NET
4 66 (40.74%) Security Cleared
5 62 (38.27%) TDD
6 60 (37.04%) SC Cleared
7 56 (34.57%) SQL Server
8 45 (27.78%) BDD
9 44 (27.16%) Microsoft
10 41 (25.31%) Web Services
11 39 (24.07%) C#
12 33 (20.37%) XML
13 32 (19.75%) .NET Framework
14 31 (19.14%) Unit Testing
14 31 (19.14%) Subversion
14 31 (19.14%) Team Foundation Server
15 29 (17.90%) REST
15 29 (17.90%) Visual Studio
15 29 (17.90%) SOAP
16 28 (17.28%) Jenkins
17 27 (16.67%) Test Scripting
17 27 (16.67%) Selenium
18 26 (16.05%) MVC
19 25 (15.43%) Cucumber
20 24 (14.81%) JMeter
20 24 (14.81%) ASP.NET
20 24 (14.81%) Oracle
21 23 (14.20%) Windows
22 22 (13.58%) Finance
22 22 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 20 (12.35%) JBoss
2 19 (11.73%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.26%) WebSphere
4 14 (8.64%) IIS
5 8 (4.94%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.47%) Apache
7 3 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.85%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.85%) nginx
8 2 (1.23%) Confluence
8 2 (1.23%) Node.js
8 2 (1.23%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.23%) WildFly
8 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.23%) ArcSDE
8 2 (1.23%) Mule
9 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.47%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) DVB
3 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.62%) Firewall
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) SAN
3 1 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (34.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.49%) MySQL
2 17 (10.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.17%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.85%) Firebird
8 3 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.85%) InterBase
8 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.62%) MS Access
10 1 (0.62%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.62%) Redis
10 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (19.14%) Subversion
1 31 (19.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (17.90%) Visual Studio
3 28 (17.28%) Jenkins
4 27 (16.67%) Selenium
5 25 (15.43%) Cucumber
6 24 (14.81%) JMeter
7 15 (9.26%) Eclipse
8 13 (8.02%) SpecFlow
9 12 (7.41%) JIRA
10 11 (6.79%) Gradle
10 11 (6.79%) Artifactory
10 11 (6.79%) MSBuild
11 10 (6.17%) WebDriver
12 9 (5.56%) JUnit
12 9 (5.56%) Git (software)
13 8 (4.94%) Hudson
13 8 (4.94%) Maven
14 7 (4.32%) TestNG
14 7 (4.32%) Bugzilla
General
1 22 (13.58%) Finance
2 6 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (1.23%) Electronics
3 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.23%) Banking
3 2 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (0.62%) Retail
4 1 (0.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (46.91%) Developer
2 25 (15.43%) .NET Developer
3 22 (13.58%) Java Developer
4 20 (12.35%) Tester
5 15 (9.26%) Senior Developer
5 15 (9.26%) SQL Developer
6 13 (8.02%) Analyst
7 12 (7.41%) Deployment Specialist
8 11 (6.79%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
9 9 (5.56%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.32%) Senior SQL Developer
11 6 (3.70%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.70%) Architect
12 5 (3.09%) ScrumMaster
12 5 (3.09%) Senior SQL Server Developer
12 5 (3.09%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (3.09%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.09%) Scala Developer
13 4 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (43.21%) .NET
2 41 (25.31%) Web Services
3 33 (20.37%) XML
4 32 (19.75%) .NET Framework
5 29 (17.90%) REST
5 29 (17.90%) SOAP
6 24 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 22 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (11.73%) Hibernate
8 19 (11.73%) HTML
9 17 (10.49%) CSS
10 16 (9.88%) Spring
11 15 (9.26%) jQuery
12 13 (8.02%) HTML5
13 12 (7.41%) MyBatis
13 12 (7.41%) Java SE
14 9 (5.56%) CSS3
15 8 (4.94%) JSON
16 6 (3.70%) WCF
17 5 (3.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.64%) Mainframe
2 12 (7.41%) User Experience
3 11 (6.79%) Client/Server
3 11 (6.79%) Open Source
4 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.70%) GIS
4 6 (3.70%) NHS
5 4 (2.47%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.85%) IVR
6 3 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.85%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.23%) DTV
7 2 (1.23%) AS400
7 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.62%) IPTV
8 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.62%) New Media
8 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.20%) Windows
2 10 (6.17%) Linux
3 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.23%) Fedora
4 2 (1.23%) CentOS
4 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.62%) UNIX
5 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (86.42%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (38.27%) TDD
3 45 (27.78%) BDD
4 31 (19.14%) Unit Testing
5 27 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 26 (16.05%) MVC
7 20 (12.35%) Coaching
8 19 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (11.11%) Project Management
10 16 (9.88%) Configuration Management
11 15 (9.26%) ITIL
11 15 (9.26%) SOA
12 14 (8.64%) Regression Testing
13 13 (8.02%) Risk Management
13 13 (8.02%) ETL
13 13 (8.02%) Test-First Development
13 13 (8.02%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (7.41%) Migration
15 11 (6.79%) PRINCE2
16 10 (6.17%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (51.85%) Java
2 39 (24.07%) C#
3 21 (12.96%) JavaScript
3 21 (12.96%) SQL
4 10 (6.17%) Scala
5 9 (5.56%) Jython
5 9 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.09%) Python
6 5 (3.09%) PHP
6 5 (3.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.85%) Ruby
7 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.85%) Perl
7 3 (1.85%) Delphi
8 2 (1.23%) C
8 2 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (0.62%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 66 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 60 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.26%) ISEB
4 12 (7.41%) MCDBA
4 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.17%) MCITP
6 5 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.09%) MAPM
7 3 (1.85%) Degree
8 2 (1.23%) PMP
8 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.32%) QA
3 5 (3.09%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.23%) vCloud
3 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.85%) Puppet
2 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.62%) SCOM
3 1 (0.62%) Nagios
3 1 (0.62%) Ansible
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.81%) Oracle
3 4 (2.47%) Google
4 3 (1.85%) VMware
4 3 (1.85%) Avaya
5 2 (1.23%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.23%) ESRI
5 2 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco
6 1 (0.62%) Perforce
6 1 (0.62%) ILOG
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