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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 70 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.62% 8.66% 7.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.55% 12.12% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 10
Average daily rate
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£373 £300 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £357 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
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
274 198 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 72.87% 71.48% 65.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 146 85
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.16 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -60.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £17.26 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 66 (40.49%) Scrum
2 61 (37.42%) Java
3 60 (36.81%) Web Services
4 53 (32.52%) TDD
5 47 (28.83%) BDD
6 41 (25.15%) Scala
7 39 (23.93%) OO
8 33 (20.25%) Finance
9 32 (19.63%) SQL
10 30 (18.40%) SOAP
11 27 (16.56%) HTML
12 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
12 25 (15.34%) Play Framework
13 24 (14.72%) Maven
14 23 (14.11%) jQuery
14 23 (14.11%) JavaScript
14 23 (14.11%) CSS
14 23 (14.11%) XML
15 21 (12.88%) Git (software)
15 21 (12.88%) MongoDB
15 21 (12.88%) REST
16 20 (12.27%) Waterfall
16 20 (12.27%) HTML5
16 20 (12.27%) Oracle
16 20 (12.27%) J2EE
16 20 (12.27%) Ant
16 20 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (12.27%) Web Development
16 20 (12.27%) Banking
16 20 (12.27%) Spring

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 15 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.52%) Apache
3 8 (4.91%) CMS
3 8 (4.91%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (3.68%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.68%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.68%) Lync
4 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.45%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.84%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.23%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.61%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) MS Visio
1 5 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.66%) Cloud Computing
1 19 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.52%) SaaS
4 3 (1.84%) IaaS
5 2 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.75%) HTTP
2 4 (2.45%) 2G
2 4 (2.45%) 3G
2 4 (2.45%) 4G
3 3 (1.84%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) WAN
4 2 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.88%) MongoDB
2 19 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.66%) CouchDB
3 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.84%) MS Access
6 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.61%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.61%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 24 (14.72%) Maven
2 21 (12.88%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.27%) Ant
4 19 (11.66%) Jenkins
5 16 (9.82%) JUnit
5 16 (9.82%) Subversion
5 16 (9.82%) JIRA
5 16 (9.82%) Apache Ivy
6 12 (7.36%) Selenium
7 10 (6.13%) Jasmine
8 8 (4.91%) eggPlant
8 8 (4.91%) Cucumber
9 7 (4.29%) Hudson
9 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (4.29%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.68%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.45%) Toad
11 4 (2.45%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.45%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.45%) Sinon.JS
General
1 33 (20.25%) Finance
2 20 (12.27%) Banking
3 3 (1.84%) Legal
3 3 (1.84%) Billing
4 1 (0.61%) Welsh Language
4 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (36.20%) Developer
2 30 (18.40%) Analyst
3 27 (16.56%) Architect
4 22 (13.50%) Business Analyst
5 17 (10.43%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.98%) Scala Developer
6 13 (7.98%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.36%) Java Architect
8 10 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (6.13%) Perl Developer
8 10 (6.13%) Agile Business Analyst
9 9 (5.52%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.91%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.91%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (4.91%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.68%) Development Team Leader
11 6 (3.68%) Java Team Leader
12 5 (3.07%) Test Leader
12 5 (3.07%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (36.81%) Web Services
2 30 (18.40%) SOAP
3 27 (16.56%) HTML
4 25 (15.34%) Play Framework
5 23 (14.11%) jQuery
5 23 (14.11%) CSS
5 23 (14.11%) XML
6 21 (12.88%) REST
7 20 (12.27%) HTML5
7 20 (12.27%) J2EE
7 20 (12.27%) Spring
8 19 (11.66%) Batik
8 19 (11.66%) SVG
8 19 (11.66%) Akka
9 18 (11.04%) Hibernate
10 17 (10.43%) .NET
11 16 (9.82%) RESTful
12 15 (9.20%) CSS3
13 14 (8.59%) JSON
13 14 (8.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.82%) Open Source
2 10 (6.13%) GIS
3 9 (5.52%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.29%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.29%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.68%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (3.07%) AS400
7 4 (2.45%) Handset
7 4 (2.45%) User Experience
7 4 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.45%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.23%) NHS
8 2 (1.23%) W3C
8 2 (1.23%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) iPhone
9 1 (0.61%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.29%) Apple iOS
1 7 (4.29%) UNIX
2 6 (3.68%) Linux
2 6 (3.68%) Android
3 5 (3.07%) Windows
4 3 (1.84%) CentOS
4 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.49%) Scrum
2 53 (32.52%) TDD
3 47 (28.83%) BDD
4 39 (23.93%) OO
5 20 (12.27%) Waterfall
5 20 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (12.27%) Web Development
6 19 (11.66%) Process Management
6 19 (11.66%) MVC
7 18 (11.04%) UML
8 15 (9.20%) Project Management
9 14 (8.59%) Migration
9 14 (8.59%) CRM
9 14 (8.59%) Test Automation
10 12 (7.36%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.52%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.52%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.52%) OOP
12 9 (5.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 61 (37.42%) Java
2 41 (25.15%) Scala
3 32 (19.63%) SQL
4 23 (14.11%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.75%) Perl
6 9 (5.52%) Ruby
6 9 (5.52%) C#
6 9 (5.52%) Python
7 6 (3.68%) PHP
8 3 (1.84%) Groovy
9 2 (1.23%) C++
9 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.23%) XQuery
9 2 (1.23%) XPath
10 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.61%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 14 (8.59%) Degree
2 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.84%) ISEB
4 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.59%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) HL7
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.45%) Puppet
3 3 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.84%) StatsD
3 3 (1.84%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.27%) Oracle
3 8 (4.91%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.68%) HP
5 4 (2.45%) Apple
5 4 (2.45%) Sun
6 3 (1.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.84%) IBM
7 2 (1.23%) Citrix
8 1 (0.61%) Twitter
8 1 (0.61%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.61%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.61%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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