The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 10 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 32 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 25.60% 35.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.32% 44.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 0
Average daily rate
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£265 £630 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +30.76%
Scrum
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 90.40% 79.63% 54.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 22 8
Average daily rate £423 £630 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.93% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £745 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.91 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the West Wales region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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
Swansea -6 32 £265 -57.93% 1
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (68.29%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (58.54%) JSON
3 24 (58.54%) REST
4 23 (56.10%) SOAP
5 21 (51.22%) Java
5 21 (51.22%) TDD
5 21 (51.22%) Open Source
6 18 (43.90%) Spring
7 14 (34.15%) MVC
7 14 (34.15%) SOA
7 14 (34.15%) AMQP
7 14 (34.15%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (34.15%) GitHub
7 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
8 13 (31.71%) Relational Database
8 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
8 13 (31.71%) Waterfall
8 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
8 13 (31.71%) Spring MVC
8 13 (31.71%) Selenium
8 13 (31.71%) SQL
8 13 (31.71%) XML
9 12 (29.27%) HP
9 12 (29.27%) Maven
10 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (26.83%) Web Services
10 11 (26.83%) User Stories
10 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
11 10 (24.39%) RDBMS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) AMQP
2 7 (17.07%) Firewall
3 6 (14.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) Relational Database
2 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
3 10 (24.39%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
2 13 (31.71%) Selenium
2 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
3 12 (29.27%) Maven
4 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
5 5 (12.20%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (7.32%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Integration Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) JSON
1 24 (58.54%) REST
2 23 (56.10%) SOAP
3 18 (43.90%) Spring
4 14 (34.15%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (31.71%) Spring MVC
5 13 (31.71%) XML
6 11 (26.83%) Web Services
7 5 (12.20%) Apache Camel
8 4 (9.76%) J2EE
9 3 (7.32%) EJB
9 3 (7.32%) JDBC
9 3 (7.32%) JSF
9 3 (7.32%) XSD
9 3 (7.32%) DOM
9 3 (7.32%) XSLT
9 3 (7.32%) WSDL
9 3 (7.32%) JAXB
9 3 (7.32%) SAX
9 3 (7.32%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) UNIX
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (68.29%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (51.22%) TDD
4 14 (34.15%) MVC
4 14 (34.15%) SOA
5 13 (31.71%) Waterfall
5 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
6 11 (26.83%) User Stories
7 8 (19.51%) Service Management
8 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
8 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
9 6 (14.63%) DevOps
10 4 (9.76%) BDD
11 3 (7.32%) High Availability
11 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
11 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) XPath
4 2 (4.88%) Scala
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
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