The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 113 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.65% 18.65% 12.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.54% 26.01% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 47 27
Average daily rate £350 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £531 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
Agile Software Development
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
370 223 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.26% 71.70% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 168 134
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Cardiff region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

1 129 (48.50%) SQL
2 122 (45.86%) Scrum
3 111 (41.73%) TDD
4 101 (37.97%) Java
5 90 (33.83%) JavaScript
6 88 (33.08%) HTML
7 86 (32.33%) OO
8 80 (30.08%) CSS
9 78 (29.32%) jQuery
10 75 (28.20%) XML
11 72 (27.07%) Software Engineering
12 67 (25.19%) Web Services
12 67 (25.19%) MVC
13 65 (24.44%) SQL Server
14 62 (23.31%) .NET
14 62 (23.31%) C#
15 61 (22.93%) Cucumber
16 59 (22.18%) Selenium
17 52 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (19.55%) RESTful
18 50 (18.80%) Microsoft
19 49 (18.42%) Unix
20 47 (17.67%) SOAP
21 46 (17.29%) ASP.NET
21 46 (17.29%) MongoDB
22 45 (16.92%) Perl
23 43 (16.17%) Team Foundation Server
24 41 (15.41%) Git (software)
24 41 (15.41%) NoSQL
25 40 (15.04%) OOP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 25 (9.40%) IIS
2 17 (6.39%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (5.26%) Confluence
4 12 (4.51%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.14%) Apache
5 11 (4.14%) JBoss
6 6 (2.26%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.26%) FileNet
6 6 (2.26%) LiveCycle
7 4 (1.50%) ArcGIS
7 4 (1.50%) SAS
7 4 (1.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.13%) Node.js
9 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.38%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.63%) GitHub
3 3 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.13%) Office 365
4 2 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.28%) HTTP
2 9 (3.38%) Internet
3 3 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.13%) DNS
3 3 (1.13%) NAS
3 3 (1.13%) Network Security
3 3 (1.13%) SAN
3 3 (1.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 46 (17.29%) MongoDB
3 41 (15.41%) NoSQL
4 26 (9.77%) Redis
5 24 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (6.02%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.38%) Relational Database
10 8 (3.01%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.63%) Neo4j
11 7 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.88%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (1.13%) MySQL
15 3 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 61 (22.93%) Cucumber
2 59 (22.18%) Selenium
3 43 (16.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (15.41%) Git (software)
5 39 (14.66%) Subversion
6 34 (12.78%) Jenkins
7 32 (12.03%) JIRA
8 20 (7.52%) Hudson
9 18 (6.77%) Visual Studio
10 16 (6.02%) Maven
11 14 (5.26%) TeamCity
12 11 (4.14%) Spock
13 9 (3.38%) Jasmine
13 9 (3.38%) QUnit
13 9 (3.38%) Sinon.JS
13 9 (3.38%) SpecFlow
14 7 (2.63%) Mercurial
14 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (2.63%) Trac
15 6 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 39 (14.66%) Finance
2 28 (10.53%) Legal
3 13 (4.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.63%) Back Office
5 6 (2.26%) Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 174 (65.41%) Developer
2 47 (17.67%) Java Developer
3 46 (17.29%) .NET Developer
4 45 (16.92%) Analyst
5 41 (15.41%) SQL Developer
6 26 (9.77%) Test Analyst
7 19 (7.14%) Tester
8 17 (6.39%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (6.02%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.64%) Business Analyst
11 14 (5.26%) Perl Developer
11 14 (5.26%) Project Manager
12 12 (4.51%) Agile Developer
12 12 (4.51%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 11 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (3.76%) SQL Server Developer
15 9 (3.38%) Applications Developer
15 9 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
15 9 (3.38%) C# Developer
15 9 (3.38%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (33.08%) HTML
2 80 (30.08%) CSS
3 78 (29.32%) jQuery
4 75 (28.20%) XML
5 67 (25.19%) Web Services
6 62 (23.31%) .NET
7 52 (19.55%) RESTful
8 47 (17.67%) SOAP
9 46 (17.29%) ASP.NET
10 37 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (12.03%) Ajax
12 31 (11.65%) Spring
13 27 (10.15%) Kafka
13 27 (10.15%) Mojolicious
14 24 (9.02%) Hibernate
14 24 (9.02%) REST
14 24 (9.02%) WCF
15 23 (8.65%) .NET Framework
16 22 (8.27%) AngularJS
16 22 (8.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (7.14%) NHS
2 9 (3.38%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.38%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (3.38%) User Experience
3 7 (2.63%) W3C
4 6 (2.26%) Replication
5 5 (1.88%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.50%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.38%) AS400
8 1 (0.38%) BBC
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.42%) Unix
2 19 (7.14%) Android
3 16 (6.02%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.89%) Linux
5 11 (4.14%) Windows
6 4 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (45.86%) Scrum
2 111 (41.73%) TDD
3 86 (32.33%) OO
4 72 (27.07%) Software Engineering
5 67 (25.19%) MVC
6 52 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (15.04%) OOP
8 39 (14.66%) Unit Testing
9 35 (13.16%) BDD
10 25 (9.40%) Project Management
11 24 (9.02%) Software Testing
11 24 (9.02%) UML
12 19 (7.14%) DevOps
13 18 (6.77%) Data Modelling
13 18 (6.77%) SDLC
14 17 (6.39%) Regression Testing
15 16 (6.02%) Web Development
16 15 (5.64%) Waterfall
17 14 (5.26%) SOA
17 14 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 129 (48.50%) SQL
2 101 (37.97%) Java
3 90 (33.83%) JavaScript
4 62 (23.31%) C#
5 45 (16.92%) Perl
6 31 (11.65%) Scala
7 30 (11.28%) Go
8 27 (10.15%) T-SQL
9 15 (5.64%) PL/SQL
9 15 (5.64%) XPath
10 8 (3.01%) Ruby
11 4 (1.50%) ANSI SQL
11 4 (1.50%) PHP
12 3 (1.13%) BeanShell
12 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.13%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.75%) Python
14 1 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (13.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.27%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.89%) Degree
3 13 (4.89%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.14%) ISEB
5 7 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.13%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (4.14%) QA
3 2 (0.75%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.75%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) Nagios
4 1 (0.38%) yum
Vendors
1 50 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.39%) Oracle
3 12 (4.51%) Red Gate
4 10 (3.76%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.26%) Adobe
5 6 (2.26%) ILOG
5 6 (2.26%) Kofax
5 6 (2.26%) Splunk
5 6 (2.26%) Twitter
6 5 (1.88%) Informatica
6 5 (1.88%) Teradata
7 4 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.13%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.13%) Cisco
8 3 (1.13%) ESRI
8 3 (1.13%) Juniper
8 3 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.75%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.75%) New Relic
9 2 (0.75%) Rackspace
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