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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 9.76% 5.45% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.90% 7.50% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£463 £332 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.20% -5.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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
62 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 75.61% 72.73% 57.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 9
Average daily rate £403 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +313.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 6 £500 +50.48% 2
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (75.61%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (58.54%) JSON
3 24 (58.54%) REST
4 23 (56.10%) SOAP
5 22 (53.66%) Java
6 21 (51.22%) Open Source
7 19 (46.34%) TDD
8 15 (36.59%) MVC
8 15 (36.59%) Spring
8 15 (36.59%) Relational Database
9 14 (34.15%) GitLab
9 14 (34.15%) AMQP
9 14 (34.15%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (34.15%) GitHub
9 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
9 14 (34.15%) SOA
10 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
10 13 (31.71%) Spring MVC
10 13 (31.71%) Selenium
10 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
11 12 (29.27%) Maven
11 12 (29.27%) RDBMS
11 12 (29.27%) HP
12 11 (26.83%) SQL
12 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
12 11 (26.83%) Waterfall
13 10 (24.39%) User Stories
13 10 (24.39%) XML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) AMQP
2 7 (17.07%) Firewall
3 6 (14.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) Relational Database
2 12 (29.27%) RDBMS
3 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.88%) Firebird
4 2 (4.88%) InterBase
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
1 14 (34.15%) GitLab
2 13 (31.71%) Selenium
2 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
3 12 (29.27%) Maven
4 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.44%) Electronics
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Technical Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.76%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Integration Tester
9 1 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) JSON
1 24 (58.54%) REST
2 23 (56.10%) SOAP
3 15 (36.59%) Spring
4 14 (34.15%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (31.71%) Spring MVC
6 10 (24.39%) XML
7 9 (21.95%) Web Services
8 5 (12.20%) Apache Camel
9 2 (4.88%) Play Framework
9 2 (4.88%) Akka
9 2 (4.88%) HTML
9 2 (4.88%) CSS
10 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
10 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.44%) WCF
10 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.44%) HTML5
10 1 (2.44%) .NET
10 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) UNIX
3 7 (17.07%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Fedora
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (75.61%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (46.34%) TDD
4 15 (36.59%) MVC
5 14 (34.15%) SOA
6 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
7 11 (26.83%) Waterfall
8 10 (24.39%) User Stories
9 8 (19.51%) Service Management
10 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
10 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
10 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
10 7 (17.07%) DevOps
10 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
11 6 (14.63%) BDD
12 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (12.20%) Pair Programming
13 4 (9.76%) OO
13 4 (9.76%) Kanban
14 3 (7.32%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Scala
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) Delphi
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) VMware