Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 25 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 44 35 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.30% 6.33% 13.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.43% 7.56% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 94
Cardiff median daily rate £388 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +11.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £306 £270 £275
90th Percentile £478 £575 £425
South Wales median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - £32.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.76% -
South Wales median hourly rate £44.00 £39.75 £55.26
% change year-on-year +10.69% -28.07% -

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 522 463 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.57% 83.73% 81.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 376 591
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £188 £225
90th Percentile £498 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.75 £15.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.39% +2.52% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.68 £36.55 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.38 £15.88
% change year-on-year +12.60% +15.75% +9.48%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Cardiff

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Cardiff

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Cardiff

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 18 (40.91%) SQL
4 15 (34.09%) TDD
5 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Finance
7 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 11 (25.00%) C#
9 10 (22.73%) HTML
9 10 (22.73%) Oracle
9 10 (22.73%) CSS
9 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 10 (22.73%) User Stories
10 9 (20.45%) BDD
10 9 (20.45%) Node.js
10 9 (20.45%) JIRA
11 8 (18.18%) JSON
11 8 (18.18%) .NET
11 8 (18.18%) CSS3
11 8 (18.18%) HTML5
12 7 (15.91%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (15.91%) Banking
12 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
13 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
13 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
13 6 (13.64%) Ajax
13 6 (13.64%) Migration
13 6 (13.64%) OOP

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (6.82%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) npm
2 2 (4.55%) Trello
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.09%) Star Schema
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.27%) DB2
5 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) Grunt
3 6 (13.64%) gulp
3 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.36%) SonarQube
5 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.09%) MSBuild
5 4 (9.09%) NUnit
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (9.09%) Selenium
5 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.82%) JMeter
6 3 (6.82%) Subversion
7 2 (4.55%) JSUnit
7 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) UI Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Scrum Master
7 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) CSS
1 10 (22.73%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) Node.js
3 8 (18.18%) .NET
3 8 (18.18%) CSS3
3 8 (18.18%) HTML5
3 8 (18.18%) JSON
4 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 6 (13.64%) Ajax
5 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.09%) Code First Entity Framework
6 4 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 4 (9.09%) LINQ
6 4 (9.09%) React
6 4 (9.09%) WCF
6 4 (9.09%) WinForms
6 4 (9.09%) XML
7 3 (6.82%) RESTful
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) iSeries
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 15 (34.09%) TDD
4 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
5 10 (22.73%) User Stories
6 9 (20.45%) BDD
7 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.91%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
8 6 (13.64%) Migration
8 6 (13.64%) OOP
8 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.36%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (11.36%) ETL
9 5 (11.36%) Kanban
9 5 (11.36%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (11.36%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
9 5 (11.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Perforce
3 4 (9.09%) Informatica
3 4 (9.09%) Teradata
4 3 (6.82%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.27%) Apple