The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Wales / South Wales
Rank 18 19 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 38 69 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.73% 11.92% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 13.83% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 26
Median daily rate £400 £388 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +1.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £421 £400
% change year-on-year +1.07% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 474 499 332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.89% 86.18% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 346 225
Median daily rate £388 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +58.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in South Wales

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in South Wales

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in South Wales

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Cardiff +5 24 £400 +3.22% 7
Newport -8 11 £488 +10.79% 2
Scrum
Wales

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 102 (90.27%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (57.52%) Java
3 50 (44.25%) TDD
4 39 (34.51%) Software Engineering
5 36 (31.86%) Kanban
5 36 (31.86%) RESTful
6 34 (30.09%) JSON
7 33 (29.20%) BDD
8 30 (26.55%) Relational Database
9 28 (24.78%) MongoDB
10 25 (22.12%) REST
11 24 (21.24%) Microservices
11 24 (21.24%) HTTP
12 23 (20.35%) HTML
13 22 (19.47%) Spring
14 21 (18.58%) Finance
14 21 (18.58%) Spring Boot
14 21 (18.58%) Kafka
14 21 (18.58%) Go
15 20 (17.70%) Cucumber
16 19 (16.81%) Security Cleared
17 18 (15.93%) Linux
18 17 (15.04%) DevOps
19 16 (14.16%) iXBRL
19 16 (14.16%) Web Design
19 16 (14.16%) Web Development
20 15 (13.27%) Python
20 15 (13.27%) .NET
20 15 (13.27%) Continuous Deployment
21 14 (12.39%) Dropwizard

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in South 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 9 (7.96%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.42%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) PaaS
2 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.55%) Relational Database
2 28 (24.78%) MongoDB
3 14 (12.39%) Neo4j
4 12 (10.62%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.08%) RDBMS
6 7 (6.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (5.31%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.54%) Big Data
8 4 (3.54%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (1.77%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.88%) GIS
10 1 (0.88%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (17.70%) Cucumber
2 11 (9.73%) NUnit
3 10 (8.85%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.19%) MSBuild
4 7 (6.19%) MSTest
4 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.42%) JUnit
7 4 (3.54%) JIRA
7 4 (3.54%) Selenium
8 2 (1.77%) DbUnit
8 2 (1.77%) JBehave
8 2 (1.77%) jMock
8 2 (1.77%) Maven
8 2 (1.77%) Mockito
8 2 (1.77%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (18.58%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Electronics
3 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.65%) Marketing
3 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Military
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (71.68%) Developer
2 45 (39.82%) Java Developer
3 21 (18.58%) Agile Developer
4 20 (17.70%) Agile Java Developer
5 11 (9.73%) .NET Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Java Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Scala Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Administrator
11 4 (3.54%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 4 (3.54%) ITSM Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Scrum Master
11 4 (3.54%) ServiceNow Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.86%) RESTful
2 34 (30.09%) JSON
3 25 (22.12%) REST
4 23 (20.35%) HTML
5 22 (19.47%) Spring
6 21 (18.58%) Kafka
6 21 (18.58%) Spring Boot
7 16 (14.16%) iXBRL
8 15 (13.27%) .NET
9 14 (12.39%) Dropwizard
10 13 (11.50%) Hibernate
10 13 (11.50%) JAX-RS
11 12 (10.62%) Web Services
12 8 (7.08%) .NET Framework
12 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (7.08%) CSS
12 8 (7.08%) Entity Framework
13 7 (6.19%) Unity DI Container
14 6 (5.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.54%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.65%) Fintech
3 3 (2.65%) User Experience
4 2 (1.77%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) CESG
5 1 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Linux
2 14 (12.39%) Unix
3 12 (10.62%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.65%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (90.27%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.25%) TDD
3 39 (34.51%) Software Engineering
4 36 (31.86%) Kanban
5 33 (29.20%) BDD
6 24 (21.24%) Microservices
7 17 (15.04%) DevOps
8 16 (14.16%) Web Design
8 16 (14.16%) Web Development
9 15 (13.27%) Continuous Deployment
10 14 (12.39%) Business Analysis
10 14 (12.39%) OO
10 14 (12.39%) OWASP
10 14 (12.39%) Secure Coding
11 13 (11.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (10.62%) Configuration Management
12 12 (10.62%) Low Latency
12 12 (10.62%) Mentoring
12 12 (10.62%) Open Source
13 11 (9.73%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 65 (57.52%) Java
2 21 (18.58%) Go
3 15 (13.27%) Python
4 13 (11.50%) SQL
5 10 (8.85%) C#
5 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.08%) Scala
7 6 (5.31%) Ruby
8 2 (1.77%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.77%) CISSP
6 1 (0.88%) CISA
6 1 (0.88%) CISM
6 1 (0.88%) CLAS
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) COBIT
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) PMO
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Ansible
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
1 8 (7.08%) SAP
2 6 (5.31%) Cloudera
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) ServiceNow
3 4 (3.54%) Teradata
4 1 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
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