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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Wales / West Wales
Rank 22 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 3.13% 7.69% 11.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 8.33% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Median daily rate £413 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £500 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

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
70 24 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 72.92% 92.31% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 18 25
Median daily rate £425 £331 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -15 3 £413 -17.50% 4
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (72.97%) Security Cleared
3 24 (64.86%) SC Cleared
4 18 (48.65%) Java
5 16 (43.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
6 15 (40.54%) Cucumber
6 15 (40.54%) Selenium
6 15 (40.54%) CSS
6 15 (40.54%) SQL
7 14 (37.84%) HTML
7 14 (37.84%) JSON
7 14 (37.84%) QA
7 14 (37.84%) Dropwizard
8 13 (35.14%) Automated Testing
8 13 (35.14%) JBehave
8 13 (35.14%) JUnit
8 13 (35.14%) WebLogic
8 13 (35.14%) XML
8 13 (35.14%) Unix
8 13 (35.14%) Windows
8 13 (35.14%) Linux
9 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
9 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (29.73%) TDD
11 10 (27.03%) JIRA
11 10 (27.03%) Software Delivery
11 10 (27.03%) Coaching
12 9 (24.32%) BDD
13 8 (21.62%) JIRA Agile

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (35.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Cucumber
1 15 (40.54%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) JBehave
2 13 (35.14%) JUnit
3 10 (27.03%) JIRA
4 8 (21.62%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.70%) Capybara
6 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.41%) Electronics
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Scrum Master
3 14 (37.84%) Java Developer
4 13 (35.14%) Agile Scrum Master
5 12 (32.43%) Agile Coach
6 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Cloud Developer
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.70%) AWS DevOps
9 1 (2.70%) Java Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) CSS
2 14 (37.84%) Dropwizard
2 14 (37.84%) HTML
2 14 (37.84%) JSON
3 13 (35.14%) XML
4 8 (21.62%) Velocity
5 2 (5.41%) REST
5 2 (5.41%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) .NET
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
6 1 (2.70%) Spring
6 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
1 13 (35.14%) Unix
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
3 13 (35.14%) Automated Testing
4 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
5 11 (29.73%) TDD
6 10 (27.03%) Coaching
6 10 (27.03%) Software Delivery
7 9 (24.32%) BDD
8 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.81%) DevOps
11 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (5.41%) Open Source
11 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
12 1 (2.70%) MVC
12 1 (2.70%) OO
12 1 (2.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (72.97%) Security Cleared
2 24 (64.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.70%) SaltStack