Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 17 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
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 9 13
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 13 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 10.66% 22.36% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 24.32% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 12
West Wales median daily rate £300 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +22.58% -8.82%
10th Percentile £283 £364 £290
90th Percentile £525 £578 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £469 £375
% change year-on-year -14.67% +25.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £44.00 £47.00 £55.26
% change year-on-year -6.38% -14.95% -

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 West Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 110 148 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 90.16% 91.93% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 104 89
West Wales median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +0.59%
10th Percentile £278 £187 £260
90th Percentile £604 £638 £575
Wales median daily rate £386 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.44% +12.36% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
West Wales median hourly rate - £17.36 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -28.90%
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -1.56%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in West Wales

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in West Wales

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in West Wales over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in West Wales

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -14 13 £300 -36.84% 1
Scrum
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) Coaching
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) Kanban
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Dropwizard
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (15.38%) JBehave
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) User Experience
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (15.38%) TestRail
4 2 (15.38%) BrowserStack

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) BrowserStack
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) JBehave
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) TestRail
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) FxCop
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Development Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Development Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Development Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum Master
4 2 (15.38%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Software Development Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Dropwizard
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Coaching
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Kanban
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) CQRS
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP