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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 10 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 12.90% 17.05% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.84% 21.15% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 1
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£413 £450 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +47.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.52%
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
95 104 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 76.61% 80.62% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 90 12
Average daily rate £413 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.87 £90.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.58% +462.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +2 16 £413 -8.33%
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Scala
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.83%) QA
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.83%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 4 (16.67%) MVC
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) MySQL
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) C#
7 4 (16.67%) OOP
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) JSON
8 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 3 (12.50%) jQuery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) WildFly
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) InterBase
2 2 (8.33%) Firebird
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) VXML
2 3 (12.50%) jQuery
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) Akka
4 1 (4.17%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) IVR
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Fedora
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (20.83%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) BDD
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) OOP
4 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) OOD
5 3 (12.50%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) Kanban
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Scala
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) Delphi
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) SAP