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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 5.04% 9.52% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 12.12% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
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£425 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £385 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +22.83%
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
109 66 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 78.42% 78.57% 73.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 20
Average daily rate £425 £450 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +55.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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
Swansea +3 7 £425 -
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
6 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (23.08%) User Stories
8 5 (19.23%) BDD
8 5 (19.23%) Scala
8 5 (19.23%) QA
9 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
9 4 (15.38%) MVC
9 4 (15.38%) .NET
9 4 (15.38%) J2EE
9 4 (15.38%) MySQL
9 4 (15.38%) C#
9 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) JBoss
10 3 (11.54%) jQuery
10 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (11.54%) DevOps
10 3 (11.54%) OOP
10 3 (11.54%) XML
10 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
10 3 (11.54%) Windows
10 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.54%) JavaScript

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) JBoss
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) WildFly
4 1 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Moq
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Scala Developer
5 2 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Project Planner
6 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) J2EE
1 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 3 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) VXML
2 3 (11.54%) JSON
2 3 (11.54%) jQuery
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) IVR
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (23.08%) User Stories
4 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) OOP
6 3 (11.54%) OOD
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) Information Management
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Scala
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Avaya
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Google