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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 129 69 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.13% 25.46% 26.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.64% 30.67% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 58 75
Median daily rate £375 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £506 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.90 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
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
289 225 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.95% 83.03% 83.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 174 222
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.06% -35.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 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 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 112 (48.48%) TDD
2 99 (42.86%) jQuery
3 95 (41.13%) Java
3 95 (41.13%) JavaScript
4 86 (37.23%) SQL
5 83 (35.93%) Unix
6 81 (35.06%) OO
6 81 (35.06%) Scrum
7 77 (33.33%) Selenium
8 75 (32.47%) Software Engineering
9 72 (31.17%) CSS
10 71 (30.74%) Cucumber
11 69 (29.87%) Perl
12 62 (26.84%) HTML
13 53 (22.94%) Web Development
14 48 (20.78%) Legal
15 46 (19.91%) Finance
16 41 (17.75%) RESTful
17 39 (16.88%) MongoDB
17 39 (16.88%) MVC
17 39 (16.88%) .NET
17 39 (16.88%) Security Cleared
18 35 (15.15%) Subversion
18 35 (15.15%) XML
18 35 (15.15%) Visual Studio
18 35 (15.15%) NoSQL
19 34 (14.72%) C#
20 33 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (14.29%) JIRA
20 33 (14.29%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 18 (7.79%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (6.93%) JBoss
3 12 (5.19%) Confluence
4 9 (3.90%) Apache
4 9 (3.90%) FileNet
4 9 (3.90%) LiveCycle
5 8 (3.46%) IIS
5 8 (3.46%) SAS
5 8 (3.46%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.03%) GeoServer
7 6 (2.60%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.16%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.30%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.43%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.03%) Gliffy
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) GitHub
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.33%) HTTP
2 5 (2.16%) Internet
3 3 (1.30%) DNS
3 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) FTP
4 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.88%) MongoDB
2 35 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 27 (11.69%) Redis
4 22 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.60%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (2.16%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.73%) MySQL
11 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.87%) Big Data
12 2 (0.87%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 77 (33.33%) Selenium
2 71 (30.74%) Cucumber
3 35 (15.15%) Subversion
3 35 (15.15%) Visual Studio
4 33 (14.29%) JIRA
5 24 (10.39%) Git (software)
6 17 (7.36%) NUnit
7 16 (6.93%) MbUnit
7 16 (6.93%) MSTest
8 15 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (5.63%) Hudson
9 13 (5.63%) Jenkins
9 13 (5.63%) Maven
10 12 (5.19%) JUnit
11 11 (4.76%) DbUnit
11 11 (4.76%) Spock
12 9 (3.90%) Ant
13 7 (3.03%) QAComplete
14 6 (2.60%) Eclipse
14 6 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (20.78%) Legal
2 46 (19.91%) Finance
3 6 (2.60%) Banking
4 3 (1.30%) Publishing
5 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (61.90%) Developer
2 39 (16.88%) Analyst
3 26 (11.26%) Web Developer
4 24 (10.39%) Java Developer
5 23 (9.96%) Test Analyst
6 22 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 20 (8.66%) Agile Developer
7 20 (8.66%) Perl Developer
8 18 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (7.36%) Tester
10 16 (6.93%) Senior Agile Developer
11 15 (6.49%) Project Manager
12 13 (5.63%) Business Analyst
12 13 (5.63%) Website Developer
13 12 (5.19%) .NET Developer
14 11 (4.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 9 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
16 8 (3.46%) SQL Analyst
17 7 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
17 7 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (42.86%) jQuery
2 72 (31.17%) CSS
3 62 (26.84%) HTML
4 41 (17.75%) RESTful
5 39 (16.88%) .NET
6 35 (15.15%) XML
7 31 (13.42%) Mojolicious
8 30 (12.99%) AngularJS
9 29 (12.55%) HTML5
10 28 (12.12%) CSS3
10 28 (12.12%) Kafka
11 24 (10.39%) WCF
12 20 (8.66%) SOAP
13 18 (7.79%) KnockoutJS
13 18 (7.79%) OAuth2
14 17 (7.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (6.93%) Web Services
16 15 (6.49%) Ajax
16 15 (6.49%) REST
16 15 (6.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (3.03%) Replication
3 6 (2.60%) User Experience
4 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.73%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.73%) W3C
6 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.30%) NHS
7 2 (0.87%) CMDB
8 1 (0.43%) AS400
8 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 83 (35.93%) Unix
2 16 (6.93%) Linux
3 12 (5.19%) Android
4 9 (3.90%) Windows
5 7 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (48.48%) TDD
2 81 (35.06%) OO
2 81 (35.06%) Scrum
3 75 (32.47%) Software Engineering
4 53 (22.94%) Web Development
5 39 (16.88%) MVC
6 33 (14.29%) BDD
6 33 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (11.26%) Unit Testing
8 22 (9.52%) DevOps
9 21 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 19 (8.23%) Project Management
11 16 (6.93%) ATDD
11 16 (6.93%) Test-First Development
12 15 (6.49%) V-Model
12 15 (6.49%) Waterfall
13 14 (6.06%) Configuration Management
13 14 (6.06%) ITIL
13 14 (6.06%) OOP
14 12 (5.19%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (41.13%) Java
1 95 (41.13%) JavaScript
2 86 (37.23%) SQL
3 69 (29.87%) Perl
4 34 (14.72%) C#
5 29 (12.55%) Scala
6 28 (12.12%) Go
7 17 (7.36%) TypeScript
8 15 (6.49%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.60%) C
11 5 (2.16%) PHP
12 4 (1.73%) ANSI SQL
12 4 (1.73%) Ruby
12 4 (1.73%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.87%) Python
14 1 (0.43%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.82%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.19%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.33%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.90%) ISEB
6 8 (3.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (3.46%) Degree
7 5 (2.16%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (5.63%) QA
3 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.87%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.30%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.87%) Ansible
3 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (8.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.36%) Oracle
3 10 (4.33%) Teradata
4 9 (3.90%) Adobe
4 9 (3.90%) ILOG
4 9 (3.90%) Informatica
4 9 (3.90%) Splunk
5 8 (3.46%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.46%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (3.03%) Kofax
7 3 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.30%) Zend
8 2 (0.87%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.87%) New Relic
8 2 (0.87%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.43%) Google
9 1 (0.43%) RedGate
9 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.43%) Twitter
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