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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 68 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.71% 4.11% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.45% 5.38% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 7
Average daily rate £363 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.65 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
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
546 520 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 85.98% 76.25% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 322 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 12
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £29.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 62 £363 -3.33% 9
West Wales +9 2 £500 +33.33% 2
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 167 (73.89%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (49.12%) C#
3 109 (48.23%) .NET
4 100 (44.25%) SQL Server
4 100 (44.25%) TDD
5 99 (43.81%) MVC
6 95 (42.04%) Unit Testing
7 88 (38.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 80 (35.40%) SQL
9 77 (34.07%) jQuery
10 76 (33.63%) XML
11 74 (32.74%) JavaScript
11 74 (32.74%) HTML
12 68 (30.09%) Security Cleared
13 67 (29.65%) Git (software)
13 67 (29.65%) CSS
13 67 (29.65%) Web Services
14 66 (29.20%) .NET Framework
15 65 (28.76%) SQL Server 2008
16 64 (28.32%) Visual Studio
17 63 (27.88%) WCF
17 63 (27.88%) REST
18 60 (26.55%) BDD
19 59 (26.11%) Ajax
20 58 (25.66%) Entity Framework
21 55 (24.34%) SOAP
22 53 (23.45%) ASP.NET
23 52 (23.01%) Selenium
24 50 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
24 50 (22.12%) SC Cleared

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (15.93%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (13.27%) IIS
3 17 (7.52%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.08%) JBoss
5 15 (6.64%) Confluence
6 10 (4.42%) FileNet
6 10 (4.42%) Mule
7 6 (2.65%) Apache
8 5 (2.21%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.77%) LiveCycle
9 4 (1.77%) Node.js
9 4 (1.77%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.44%) Jetty
10 1 (0.44%) nginx
10 1 (0.44%) SAS
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.44%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.10%) GitHub
3 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.41%) HTTP
2 6 (2.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) DMZ
3 1 (0.44%) Firewall
3 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (44.25%) SQL Server
2 65 (28.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (18.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (7.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (6.19%) MongoDB
5 14 (6.19%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.98%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.65%) Neo4j
8 6 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.77%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.33%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.88%) MySQL
13 1 (0.44%) MS Access
13 1 (0.44%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 88 (38.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 67 (29.65%) Git (software)
3 64 (28.32%) Visual Studio
4 52 (23.01%) Selenium
5 42 (18.58%) SpecFlow
6 37 (16.37%) Subversion
7 30 (13.27%) Jenkins
8 26 (11.50%) JIRA
9 17 (7.52%) Eclipse
10 16 (7.08%) Hudson
10 16 (7.08%) TeamCity
11 15 (6.64%) Maven
12 14 (6.19%) Cucumber
13 10 (4.42%) Spock
14 9 (3.98%) Ant
15 8 (3.54%) Mercurial
15 8 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
16 6 (2.65%) Geb
16 6 (2.65%) Jasmine
17 5 (2.21%) Trac
General
1 25 (11.06%) Back Office
2 16 (7.08%) Finance
3 13 (5.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.88%) Banking
4 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 157 (69.47%) Developer
2 93 (41.15%) .NET Developer
3 53 (23.45%) SQL Developer
4 25 (11.06%) Java Developer
5 24 (10.62%) Project Manager
6 23 (10.18%) Analyst
7 15 (6.64%) Business Analyst
7 15 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (6.64%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (6.19%) SQL Server Developer
9 13 (5.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 11 (4.87%) Agile Developer
10 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 10 (4.42%) Agile Project Manager
11 10 (4.42%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.54%) Tester
13 7 (3.10%) Agile .NET Developer
13 7 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (48.23%) .NET
2 77 (34.07%) jQuery
3 76 (33.63%) XML
4 74 (32.74%) HTML
5 67 (29.65%) CSS
5 67 (29.65%) Web Services
6 66 (29.20%) .NET Framework
7 63 (27.88%) REST
7 63 (27.88%) WCF
8 59 (26.11%) Ajax
9 58 (25.66%) Entity Framework
10 55 (24.34%) SOAP
11 53 (23.45%) ASP.NET
12 44 (19.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 43 (19.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (11.95%) XSLT
15 24 (10.62%) Hibernate
16 23 (10.18%) Spring
17 21 (9.29%) HTML5
18 19 (8.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.52%) NHS
2 10 (4.42%) User Experience
3 5 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.21%) W3C
4 4 (1.77%) Replication
5 3 (1.33%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.44%) BBC
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.19%) Windows
2 13 (5.75%) Android
3 11 (4.87%) Linux
4 10 (4.42%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.10%) Unix
6 4 (1.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (73.89%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (44.25%) TDD
3 99 (43.81%) MVC
4 95 (42.04%) Unit Testing
5 60 (26.55%) BDD
6 50 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (19.47%) SOA
8 37 (16.37%) OOP
9 36 (15.93%) OO
10 29 (12.83%) Software Testing
11 27 (11.95%) DevOps
12 25 (11.06%) Project Management
12 25 (11.06%) UML
13 22 (9.73%) Software Engineering
14 18 (7.96%) Data Modelling
15 17 (7.52%) Regression Testing
15 17 (7.52%) SDLC
16 16 (7.08%) Configuration Management
17 15 (6.64%) High Availability
18 14 (6.19%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 111 (49.12%) C#
2 80 (35.40%) SQL
3 74 (32.74%) JavaScript
4 40 (17.70%) Java
5 22 (9.73%) T-SQL
6 16 (7.08%) XPath
7 15 (6.64%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.65%) Perl
8 6 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.33%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (1.33%) PHP
9 3 (1.33%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.88%) Python
10 2 (0.88%) Ruby
11 1 (0.44%) C++
11 1 (0.44%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.44%) Go
11 1 (0.44%) Jython
11 1 (0.44%) Scala
11 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (30.09%) Security Cleared
2 50 (22.12%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.98%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.65%) Degree
6 5 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.33%) MAPM
7 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.88%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (13.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 18 (7.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.21%) P3O
5 4 (1.77%) QA
6 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Docker
1 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.65%) Puppet
3 5 (2.21%) Ansible
3 5 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.44%) Nagios
4 1 (0.44%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.19%) Red Gate
3 9 (3.98%) Oracle
4 7 (3.10%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.10%) Twitter
5 5 (2.21%) AppDynamics
5 5 (2.21%) New Relic
5 5 (2.21%) Rackspace
6 4 (1.77%) Adobe
6 4 (1.77%) IBM
6 4 (1.77%) ILOG
6 4 (1.77%) Kofax
6 4 (1.77%) Splunk
7 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.44%) Google
8 1 (0.44%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) Rally
8 1 (0.44%) Sun
8 1 (0.44%) VMware
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