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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Wales / West Wales
Rank 18 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 7.53% 6.25% 9.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.46% 6.67% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £413 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £500 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £46.19 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +21.94%

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
74 30 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 79.57% 93.75% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 15 22
Median daily rate £438 £315 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -24.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £150 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -11 7 £413 -17.50% 6
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
3 23 (63.89%) SC Cleared
4 18 (50.00%) Java
5 16 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (44.44%) Mentoring
6 15 (41.67%) Selenium
6 15 (41.67%) Cucumber
6 15 (41.67%) SQL
6 15 (41.67%) CSS
7 14 (38.89%) HTML
7 14 (38.89%) QA
7 14 (38.89%) JSON
7 14 (38.89%) Dropwizard
8 13 (36.11%) Automated Testing
8 13 (36.11%) JBehave
8 13 (36.11%) JUnit
8 13 (36.11%) WebLogic
8 13 (36.11%) XML
8 13 (36.11%) Unix
8 13 (36.11%) Windows
9 12 (33.33%) Linux
9 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (30.56%) TDD
10 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
11 10 (27.78%) JIRA
11 10 (27.78%) Coaching
11 10 (27.78%) Software Delivery
12 9 (25.00%) BDD
13 8 (22.22%) Software Testing

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 13 (36.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Cucumber
1 15 (41.67%) Selenium
2 13 (36.11%) JBehave
2 13 (36.11%) JUnit
3 10 (27.78%) JIRA
4 8 (22.22%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.78%) Capybara
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Electronics
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Scrum Master
3 14 (38.89%) Java Developer
4 13 (36.11%) Agile Scrum Master
5 12 (33.33%) Agile Coach
6 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Java Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) CSS
2 14 (38.89%) Dropwizard
2 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 14 (38.89%) JSON
3 13 (36.11%) XML
4 8 (22.22%) Velocity
5 2 (5.56%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) .NET
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.78%) RESTful
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Unix
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 13 (36.11%) Automated Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
4 11 (30.56%) TDD
5 10 (27.78%) Coaching
5 10 (27.78%) Software Delivery
6 9 (25.00%) BDD
7 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.33%) DevOps
10 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (5.56%) Open Source
10 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
11 1 (2.78%) MVC
11 1 (2.78%) OO
11 1 (2.78%) OOD
11 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 23 (63.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) SAP