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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 8 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 13 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 9.49% 9.72% 40.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.26% 11.67% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 16
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£350 £413 £628
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -34.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £383 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £738
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
106 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 77.37% 83.33% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 34 26
Average daily rate £425 £450 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -1 8 £431 +4.54%
Carmarthenshire - 5 £325 -
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) OOP
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) OO
5 6 (24.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) User Stories
6 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (20.00%) SDLC
6 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.00%) Scala
6 5 (20.00%) Delphi
6 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (20.00%) Firebird
7 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (16.00%) MVC
7 4 (16.00%) InterBase
7 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.00%) NHS
7 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) J2EE
7 4 (16.00%) JBoss
7 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (16.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (16.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) WildFly
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Firebird
1 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) InterBase
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Moq
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Scala Developer
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) J2EE
1 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XHTML
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) TDD
2 7 (28.00%) OOP
3 6 (24.00%) OO
3 6 (24.00%) User Stories
4 5 (20.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) BDD
5 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) Information Management
6 3 (12.00%) OOD
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Kanban
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) DevOps
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) RAD
8 1 (4.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Delphi
3 5 (20.00%) Scala
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Google