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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 2 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 61 105 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.63% 26.38% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.99% 31.72% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 77 5
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£355 £400 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -25.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £320 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
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
226 331 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.14% 83.17% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 236 84
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £27.50 £11.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.54% +137.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £27.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 40 (37.74%) SQL
2 38 (35.85%) Microsoft
3 36 (33.96%) Scrum
4 27 (25.47%) TDD
5 24 (22.64%) .NET
5 24 (22.64%) Java
6 20 (18.87%) Perl
6 20 (18.87%) C#
6 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
6 20 (18.87%) UNIX
6 20 (18.87%) CRM
6 20 (18.87%) Software Engineering
7 19 (17.92%) OO
7 19 (17.92%) Oracle
8 17 (16.04%) HTML
8 17 (16.04%) jQuery
9 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
10 15 (14.15%) RESTful
10 15 (14.15%) Scala
10 15 (14.15%) Dynamics CRM
10 15 (14.15%) .NET Framework
10 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
10 15 (14.15%) CSS
11 14 (13.21%) Finance
11 14 (13.21%) Relational Database
12 12 (11.32%) Windows
12 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
12 12 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (11.32%) RDBMS
12 12 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 10 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.83%) Lync
4 2 (1.89%) WildFly
4 2 (1.89%) Mule ESB
4 2 (1.89%) Apache
4 2 (1.89%) JBoss
4 2 (1.89%) IIS
4 2 (1.89%) CMS
4 2 (1.89%) Mule
5 1 (0.94%) Drupal
5 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.94%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) nginx
5 1 (0.94%) Zope
5 1 (0.94%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Project
3 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) SAN
1 2 (1.89%) LAN
1 2 (1.89%) WAN
1 2 (1.89%) MPLS
1 2 (1.89%) Wireless
1 2 (1.89%) NAS
1 2 (1.89%) Network Security
1 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.89%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.94%) Firewall
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.21%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (11.32%) RDBMS
4 11 (10.38%) MongoDB
5 9 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (6.60%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.77%) DB2
10 3 (2.83%) SQLPlus
10 3 (2.83%) MySQL
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.94%) Firebird
12 1 (0.94%) InterBase
12 1 (0.94%) MS Access
12 1 (0.94%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.83%) Subversion
5 3 (2.83%) Selenium
5 3 (2.83%) Toad
5 3 (2.83%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.83%) QUnit
5 3 (2.83%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.89%) JUnit
6 2 (1.89%) JIRA
6 2 (1.89%) Maven
7 1 (0.94%) NUnit
7 1 (0.94%) TestNG
7 1 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Legal
2 8 (7.55%) Marketing
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (42.45%) Developer
2 21 (19.81%) Analyst
3 14 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 10 (9.43%) AWS Developer
4 10 (9.43%) Tester
5 9 (8.49%) Architect
6 8 (7.55%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.60%) CRM Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) CRM Business Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Perl Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.66%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) CRM Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.64%) .NET
2 17 (16.04%) HTML
2 17 (16.04%) jQuery
3 15 (14.15%) RESTful
3 15 (14.15%) .NET Framework
3 15 (14.15%) CSS
4 11 (10.38%) Mojolicious
5 10 (9.43%) XML
5 10 (9.43%) OAuth
5 10 (9.43%) HTML5
6 9 (8.49%) LINQ
6 9 (8.49%) Entity Framework
7 8 (7.55%) REST
7 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
7 8 (7.55%) WCF
8 7 (6.60%) CSS3
9 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.72%) JSON
10 5 (4.72%) WinForms
11 4 (3.77%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) NHS
2 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) GIS
2 6 (5.66%) Taxonomies
3 5 (4.72%) User Experience
4 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.83%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.89%) AS400
5 2 (1.89%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.94%) IPTV
6 1 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.94%) W3C
6 1 (0.94%) New Media
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.87%) UNIX
2 12 (11.32%) Windows
3 6 (5.66%) Linux
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.94%) CentOS
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) Scrum
2 27 (25.47%) TDD
3 20 (18.87%) CRM
3 20 (18.87%) Software Engineering
4 19 (17.92%) OO
5 11 (10.38%) Time Management
5 11 (10.38%) Automated Testing
6 10 (9.43%) Migration
7 9 (8.49%) Data Migration
7 9 (8.49%) UML
7 9 (8.49%) ETL
7 9 (8.49%) BDD
8 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
8 8 (7.55%) Project Management
8 8 (7.55%) MVC
8 8 (7.55%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.55%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.60%) Use Case
9 7 (6.60%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (6.60%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.74%) SQL
2 24 (22.64%) Java
3 20 (18.87%) Perl
3 20 (18.87%) C#
4 15 (14.15%) Scala
4 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.38%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.66%) Ruby
7 5 (4.72%) PHP
8 3 (2.83%) Python
9 2 (1.89%) C
10 1 (0.94%) Groovy
10 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.94%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.94%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) MCPD
3 7 (6.60%) MCTS
3 7 (6.60%) MCAD
3 7 (6.60%) MCSD
3 7 (6.60%) ISEB
3 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.72%) Degree
5 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.89%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.92%) Oracle
3 3 (2.83%) Google
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco
4 2 (1.89%) Juniper
4 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.89%) Adobe
4 2 (1.89%) OpenText
4 2 (1.89%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.94%) Casewise
5 1 (0.94%) Zend
5 1 (0.94%) HP
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.94%) IBM