Period
to 28 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport 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 28 July 2021 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 > Newport
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 31 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 3 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 3.20% 1.32% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 1.46% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 18
10th Percentile £286 £424 £356
25th Percentile £399 £429 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £503 £451 £423
Median % change year-on-year +11.36% +6.80% +2.42%
75th Percentile £546 £467 £468
90th Percentile £548 £468 £500
South Wales median daily rate £425 £481 £418
% change year-on-year -11.69% +15.27% +0.60%

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 Newport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 265 205 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 94.31% 90.31% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 153 241
10th Percentile £263 £365 £313
25th Percentile £422 £413 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £475 £440
Median % change year-on-year +6.32% +7.95% +3.53%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £513
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
South Wales median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 8 17
10th Percentile £12.63 £17.43 £19.06
25th Percentile £15.91 £18.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate £21.86 £22.25 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year -1.75% -47.02% +90.91%
75th Percentile £27.55 £23.75 "
90th Percentile £41.76 " £46.00
South Wales median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.53
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.71% +28.07%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Newport

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Scrum in Newport

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Newport over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Scrum in Newport

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Newport.

Hourly rate trend for Scrum in Newport

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newport region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 6 (66.67%) Coaching
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) RESTful
4 4 (44.44%) SPARQL
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Semantic Web
4 4 (44.44%) Ontologies
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) Linked Data
4 4 (44.44%) Triplestore
4 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 4 (44.44%) RDF
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) Content Management
4 4 (44.44%) CMS
4 4 (44.44%) DBS Check
4 4 (44.44%) JSON-LD
4 4 (44.44%) Service Design
5 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Statistics
5 3 (33.33%) W3C
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Groovy
5 3 (33.33%) Reference Data
6 2 (22.22%) Release Management
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 4 (44.44%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
1 4 (44.44%) Triplestore
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) GitLab
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Quality Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
3 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) JSON-LD
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Linked Data
1 4 (44.44%) Semantic Web
2 3 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 3 (33.33%) W3C
3 2 (22.22%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) PKI
4 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Coaching
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
4 4 (44.44%) Content Management
4 4 (44.44%) Ontologies
4 4 (44.44%) RDF
4 4 (44.44%) Service Design
5 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Statistics
6 2 (22.22%) Availability Management
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Information Security
6 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Release Management
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SPARQL
2 3 (33.33%) Groovy
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) R
4 1 (11.11%) Clojure
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) DBS Check
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (11.11%) Capistrano
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Dell
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) VMware