The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 11 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 17.78% 2.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.62% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 22 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 82.22% 56.41% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 10 18
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -3 24 £450 +47.54% 4
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) BDD
4 8 (29.63%) Scala
4 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) J2EE
6 6 (22.22%) UML
7 5 (18.52%) Open Source
7 5 (18.52%) REST
7 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 5 (18.52%) User Stories
7 5 (18.52%) JIRA
8 4 (14.81%) Play Framework
8 4 (14.81%) HTML5
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) JSON
8 4 (14.81%) EDRMS
8 4 (14.81%) CRM
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.81%) HTML
9 3 (11.11%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (11.11%) RAD
9 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
9 3 (11.11%) SOA
9 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Hibernate

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Business Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Business Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) ScrumMaster
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Java Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Product Owner
5 3 (11.11%) Scala Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) J2EE
2 5 (18.52%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) Play Framework
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) JSON
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (11.11%) Spring
4 3 (11.11%) Akka
5 2 (7.41%) Django
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) BDD
4 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) UML
6 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
6 5 (18.52%) User Stories
7 4 (14.81%) MVC
7 4 (14.81%) CRM
8 3 (11.11%) OO
8 3 (11.11%) RAD
8 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (11.11%) SOA
8 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Use Case
9 2 (7.41%) Product Management
9 2 (7.41%) Kanban
9 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Scala
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PMP
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.70%) HND
1 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Zend
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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