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 3 months to 29 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.

Scrum
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 4.71% 6.25% 16.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 7.41% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 17
Median daily rate £330 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £500 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £485
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 £42.27 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.82% -0.54%  

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 West Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 63 27 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 74.12% 84.38% 83.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 33
Median daily rate £495 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 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
Swansea -13 4 £330 -34.00% 3
Scrum
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) SQL
3 17 (73.91%) Java
4 16 (69.57%) HTML
4 16 (69.57%) CSS
5 15 (65.22%) Automated Testing
5 15 (65.22%) Selenium
5 15 (65.22%) Mentoring
6 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
6 14 (60.87%) Dropwizard
6 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
7 13 (56.52%) QA
7 13 (56.52%) JSON
7 13 (56.52%) Linux
7 13 (56.52%) WebLogic
7 13 (56.52%) XML
7 13 (56.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (52.17%) JBehave
8 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
8 12 (52.17%) Unix
8 12 (52.17%) Windows
8 12 (52.17%) JUnit
9 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (39.13%) Software Delivery
11 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
12 3 (13.04%) WCF
12 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
12 3 (13.04%) .NET
12 3 (13.04%) C#
12 3 (13.04%) JavaScript

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 13 (56.52%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Selenium
2 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
3 12 (52.17%) JBehave
3 12 (52.17%) JUnit
4 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Capybara
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) Travis CI
6 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.70%) Electronics
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) CSS
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) Dropwizard
3 13 (56.52%) JSON
3 13 (56.52%) XML
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (13.04%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.70%) NHibernate
5 2 (8.70%) REST
5 2 (8.70%) Sass
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) Spring
6 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Unix
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Automated Testing
2 15 (65.22%) Mentoring
3 13 (56.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (39.13%) Software Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile First
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
8 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) SaltStack