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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 2 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 30.51% 15.85% 23.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.62% 20.00% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 16
Median daily rate £500 £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £300 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
52 65 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 88.14% 79.27% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 70
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.72 £15.75 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -27.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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 +5 18 £500 +15.94% 9
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) JIRA
4 10 (43.48%) Coaching
5 9 (39.13%) BDD
6 8 (34.78%) Velocity
6 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
6 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
6 8 (34.78%) JIRA Agile
7 6 (26.09%) Virtual Team
7 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
8 5 (21.74%) DevOps
9 4 (17.39%) CISSP
9 4 (17.39%) CESG
9 4 (17.39%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (17.39%) CISM
9 4 (17.39%) Information Security
9 4 (17.39%) RMADS
9 4 (17.39%) CLAS
10 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.70%) Puppet
10 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
10 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
10 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 2 (8.70%) Linux

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 1 (4.35%) CloudStack
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) JIRA
2 8 (34.78%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Scrum Master
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Scrum Master
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Coach
4 5 (21.74%) Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) CISSP Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Velocity
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Virtual Team
2 4 (17.39%) CESG
2 4 (17.39%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) Coaching
4 9 (39.13%) BDD
5 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
5 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) Information Security
9 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.35%) Auto-Scaling
10 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (4.35%) DSDM
10 1 (4.35%) RUP
10 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
10 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) Ruby
1 1 (4.35%) Scala
1 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) CISM
2 4 (17.39%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
1 1 (4.35%) Xen
1 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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