The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bridgend region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bridgend
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 33.33% 50.00% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £286 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.38 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% -1.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
South Wales

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bridgend region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

Agile Software Development
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Web Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Web Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft