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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 12 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 13.89% 6.90% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.65% 9.09% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£381 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £38.90
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.25%
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
85 44 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 78.70% 75.86% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 9
Average daily rate £388 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.61 £90.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.66% +462.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 13 £400 -20.00% 7
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (52.94%) JSON
3 27 (52.94%) Java
4 24 (47.06%) TDD
4 24 (47.06%) REST
5 23 (45.10%) Open Source
5 23 (45.10%) SOAP
6 17 (33.33%) SOA
7 16 (31.37%) MVC
8 15 (29.41%) SQL
8 15 (29.41%) Spring
8 15 (29.41%) Test Scripting
8 15 (29.41%) Relational Database
9 14 (27.45%) GitLab
9 14 (27.45%) GitHub
9 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
9 14 (27.45%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (27.45%) AMQP
10 13 (25.49%) Spring MVC
10 13 (25.49%) Selenium
10 13 (25.49%) XML
10 13 (25.49%) Windows
10 13 (25.49%) Cucumber
11 12 (23.53%) RDBMS
11 12 (23.53%) HP
11 12 (23.53%) QA
11 12 (23.53%) Maven
12 11 (21.57%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (21.57%) Waterfall

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) AMQP
2 7 (13.73%) Firewall
3 6 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 12 (23.53%) RDBMS
3 11 (21.57%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.84%) MySQL
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.92%) InterBase
5 2 (3.92%) Firebird
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) GitLab
1 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
2 13 (25.49%) Selenium
2 13 (25.49%) Cucumber
3 12 (23.53%) Maven
4 9 (17.65%) SoapUI
5 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.92%) JIRA
6 2 (3.92%) Subversion
7 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Test Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.80%) ScrumMaster
5 5 (9.80%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Integration Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Tester
9 1 (1.96%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) JSON
2 24 (47.06%) REST
3 23 (45.10%) SOAP
4 15 (29.41%) Spring
5 14 (27.45%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (25.49%) Spring MVC
6 13 (25.49%) XML
7 9 (17.65%) Web Services
8 5 (9.80%) Apache Camel
9 3 (5.88%) jQuery
9 3 (5.88%) VXML
10 2 (3.92%) .NET
10 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.92%) CSS
10 2 (3.92%) HTML
10 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.92%) Akka
10 2 (3.92%) Play Framework
11 1 (1.96%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (45.10%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) IVR
3 2 (3.92%) NHS
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (47.06%) TDD
4 17 (33.33%) SOA
5 16 (31.37%) MVC
6 15 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 11 (21.57%) Waterfall
7 11 (21.57%) User Stories
8 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
9 9 (17.65%) DevOps
9 9 (17.65%) Test Strategy
10 8 (15.69%) Service Management
11 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
12 6 (11.76%) Pair Programming
12 6 (11.76%) BDD
12 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
13 5 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (9.80%) OO
13 5 (9.80%) Migration
14 4 (7.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Scala
4 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) Delphi
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) VCP4
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) HP
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) VMware
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago