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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 17 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.10% 10.31% 5.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.19% 11.98% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 12
Median daily rate £400 £388 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -5.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 293 359 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.69% 86.09% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 257 147
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Cardiff

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 45 (84.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) Java
3 23 (43.40%) JSON
3 23 (43.40%) RESTful
4 21 (39.62%) MongoDB
4 21 (39.62%) Kafka
4 21 (39.62%) Microservices
4 21 (39.62%) Spring Boot
5 20 (37.74%) Spring
6 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
6 19 (35.85%) Relational Database
7 18 (33.96%) Cucumber
7 18 (33.96%) Finance
8 17 (32.08%) Go
9 16 (30.19%) REST
9 16 (30.19%) iXBRL
10 15 (28.30%) Continuous Deployment
10 15 (28.30%) HTTP
11 14 (26.42%) Linux
11 14 (26.42%) HTML
11 14 (26.42%) Neo4j
12 13 (24.53%) JAX-RS
12 13 (24.53%) Dropwizard
12 13 (24.53%) .NET
12 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
13 12 (22.64%) Web Design
13 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
13 12 (22.64%) Unix
13 12 (22.64%) Mac OS X
13 12 (22.64%) Responsive Web Design

Scrum
Top Related 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 1 (1.89%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (1.89%) Confluence
1 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) MongoDB
2 19 (35.85%) Relational Database
3 14 (26.42%) Neo4j
4 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.66%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.89%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.89%) GIS
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Cucumber
2 10 (18.87%) NUnit
3 7 (13.21%) MSBuild
3 7 (13.21%) MSTest
3 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (71.70%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) JSON
1 23 (43.40%) RESTful
2 21 (39.62%) Kafka
2 21 (39.62%) Spring Boot
3 20 (37.74%) Spring
4 16 (30.19%) iXBRL
4 16 (30.19%) REST
5 14 (26.42%) HTML
6 13 (24.53%) .NET
6 13 (24.53%) Dropwizard
6 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
6 13 (24.53%) JAX-RS
7 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
7 8 (15.09%) Entity Framework
8 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
8 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (13.21%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (9.43%) jQuery
10 3 (5.66%) NHibernate
10 3 (5.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Fintech
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 12 (22.64%) Mac OS X
2 12 (22.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (84.91%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) Microservices
3 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
4 15 (28.30%) Continuous Deployment
5 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
5 12 (22.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (22.64%) Web Design
6 11 (20.75%) Business Analysis
7 10 (18.87%) MVC
8 9 (16.98%) Coaching
8 9 (16.98%) TDD
9 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (13.21%) Kanban
10 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
10 7 (13.21%) OOP
11 5 (9.43%) BDD
12 4 (7.55%) API Design
12 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (7.55%) Data Flow Diagram
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) Go
3 10 (18.87%) SQL
4 7 (13.21%) C#
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.89%) CISA
3 1 (1.89%) CISM
3 1 (1.89%) CISSP
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.89%) SAP