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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 6 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 15.38% 16.67% 17.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.35% 20.62% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 17
Median daily rate £550 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
31 97 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 79.49% 80.83% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 99
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.87 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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
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 5 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 6 £550 +29.41%
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) CESG
2 4 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) RMADS
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) CLAS
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Scala

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) CLAS Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) CESG
1 4 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) CLAS
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet