The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 15 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 63 52 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 10.21% 9.22% 16.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.89% 11.74% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 40 117
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +22.85%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 530 443 731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.90% 78.55% 83.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 313 498
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 29
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Wales over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
South Wales +4 49 £400 +1.58% 8
West Wales +1 10 £563 +2.27% 8
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 100 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (25.00%) SQL
3 26 (24.07%) Java
3 26 (24.07%) Test Automation
4 23 (21.30%) C#
5 22 (20.37%) Coaching
6 21 (19.44%) Relational Database
7 19 (17.59%) .NET
8 18 (16.67%) HTML
9 17 (15.74%) Visual Studio
9 17 (15.74%) Kanban
9 17 (15.74%) RESTful
9 17 (15.74%) Microservices
10 16 (14.81%) WCF
10 16 (14.81%) Oracle
10 16 (14.81%) Finance
11 15 (13.89%) TDD
11 15 (13.89%) Python
11 15 (13.89%) JSON
11 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing
11 15 (13.89%) MongoDB
12 14 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (12.96%) Entity Framework
12 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
12 14 (12.96%) .NET Framework
12 14 (12.96%) ITIL
12 14 (12.96%) Windows
12 14 (12.96%) RDBMS
12 14 (12.96%) Mentoring

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (4.63%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.70%) Confluence
2 4 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Drupal
3 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.85%) GitHub
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.85%) DNS
3 2 (1.85%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) Relational Database
2 15 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 14 (12.96%) RDBMS
4 9 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (7.41%) Neo4j
6 6 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.70%) Big Data
8 3 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.85%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.93%) GIS
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Visual Studio
2 14 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.04%) Cucumber
4 12 (11.11%) MSBuild
5 10 (9.26%) JIRA
6 9 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (6.48%) Git (software)
7 7 (6.48%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.63%) Selenium
9 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.85%) Ant
10 2 (1.85%) Capybara
10 2 (1.85%) Gradle
10 2 (1.85%) Hudson
10 2 (1.85%) Maven
10 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.93%) Subversion
11 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.93%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (47.22%) Developer
2 15 (13.89%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.96%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.96%) Agile Coach
4 11 (10.19%) Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) Scrum Master
5 10 (9.26%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Python Developer
6 7 (6.48%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Digital Agile Coach
8 5 (4.63%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Java Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Scala Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.59%) .NET
2 18 (16.67%) HTML
3 17 (15.74%) RESTful
4 16 (14.81%) WCF
5 15 (13.89%) JSON
6 14 (12.96%) .NET Framework
6 14 (12.96%) Entity Framework
7 13 (12.04%) LINQ
8 12 (11.11%) Kafka
8 12 (11.11%) Spring Boot
9 11 (10.19%) REST
9 11 (10.19%) Spring
10 10 (9.26%) Web Services
11 9 (8.33%) Code First Entity Framework
11 9 (8.33%) iXBRL
11 9 (8.33%) WinForms
12 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.41%) Dropwizard
12 8 (7.41%) Hibernate
12 8 (7.41%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.70%) Minimum Viable Product
2 4 (3.70%) NHS
3 3 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.85%) Fintech
4 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.96%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Linux
3 8 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 8 (7.41%) Unix
4 2 (1.85%) Android
4 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (24.07%) Test Automation
4 22 (20.37%) Coaching
5 17 (15.74%) Kanban
5 17 (15.74%) Microservices
6 15 (13.89%) TDD
6 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing
7 14 (12.96%) ITIL
7 14 (12.96%) Mentoring
8 13 (12.04%) A/B Testing
8 13 (12.04%) OOP
8 13 (12.04%) Product Management
9 12 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 12 (11.11%) UML
10 11 (10.19%) BDD
11 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management
11 10 (9.26%) Informatics
11 10 (9.26%) MVC
11 10 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.00%) SQL
2 26 (24.07%) Java
3 23 (21.30%) C#
4 15 (13.89%) Python
5 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.26%) PL/SQL
7 8 (7.41%) Go
8 4 (3.70%) C++
9 3 (2.78%) Perl
9 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.85%) R
10 2 (1.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (6.48%) Degree
5 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) CISA
6 1 (0.93%) CISM
6 1 (0.93%) CISSP
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) COBIT
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) iptables
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Ansible
1 3 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) Oracle
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) Cloudera
3 4 (3.70%) SAP
3 4 (3.70%) Teradata
4 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) Apple
5 1 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.93%) SaltStack
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