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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 76 74 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.04% 17.29% 14.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.85% 21.14% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 57 35
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.03%
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
212 350 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 83.79% 81.78% 78.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 287 222
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 £210 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £29.60 £12.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 57 (32.02%) JavaScript
1 57 (32.02%) Scrum
2 53 (29.78%) Selenium
3 50 (28.09%) Finance
4 46 (25.84%) Java
5 45 (25.28%) TDD
6 44 (24.72%) HTML
7 43 (24.16%) CSS
8 40 (22.47%) .NET
9 37 (20.79%) DevOps
10 36 (20.22%) SQL
11 35 (19.66%) Web Development
12 34 (19.10%) jQuery
13 30 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (16.85%) BDD
14 29 (16.29%) C#
15 25 (14.04%) HTML5
16 24 (13.48%) Test Automation
16 24 (13.48%) CSS3
16 24 (13.48%) Visual Studio
16 24 (13.48%) MVC
16 24 (13.48%) Unit Testing
17 23 (12.92%) AngularJS
17 23 (12.92%) Cucumber
18 22 (12.36%) Perl
18 22 (12.36%) SQL Server
19 21 (11.80%) QA
20 20 (11.24%) WCF
21 19 (10.67%) ISEB
21 19 (10.67%) Gherkin

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 7 (3.93%) JBoss
1 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.81%) Apache
2 5 (2.81%) MQSeries
2 5 (2.81%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.25%) CMS
4 3 (1.69%) Confluence
4 3 (1.69%) IIS
4 3 (1.69%) Jetty
4 3 (1.69%) Mongrel
4 3 (1.69%) nginx
4 3 (1.69%) SAS
4 3 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.12%) FileNet
5 2 (1.12%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.43%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (7.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 14 (7.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 14 (7.87%) Amazon S3
3 14 (7.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (7.30%) Amazon ELB
5 11 (6.18%) Route 53
6 6 (3.37%) SaaS
7 5 (2.81%) Google App Engine
7 5 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.56%) GitHub
8 1 (0.56%) Google Play
8 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.06%) SSL
2 6 (3.37%) FTP
3 5 (2.81%) DHCP
3 5 (2.81%) DNS
3 5 (2.81%) HTTP
3 5 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.25%) LDAP
4 4 (2.25%) VPN
5 3 (1.69%) IPsec
6 2 (1.12%) Firewall
6 2 (1.12%) Internet
6 2 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (7.30%) MySQL
4 9 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.06%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.93%) Couchbase
6 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.25%) Star Schema
9 3 (1.69%) Big Data
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (29.78%) Selenium
2 24 (13.48%) Visual Studio
3 23 (12.92%) Cucumber
4 18 (10.11%) MbUnit
4 18 (10.11%) MSTest
4 18 (10.11%) NUnit
5 16 (8.99%) Jenkins
6 15 (8.43%) Git (software)
6 15 (8.43%) JIRA
6 15 (8.43%) JMeter
7 12 (6.74%) Subversion
8 10 (5.62%) SpecFlow
9 9 (5.06%) JUnit
9 9 (5.06%) TeamCity
10 7 (3.93%) HP UFT
10 7 (3.93%) Mercurial
10 7 (3.93%) WinRunner
11 6 (3.37%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.81%) Maven
12 5 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (28.09%) Finance
2 9 (5.06%) Legal
3 3 (1.69%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (36.52%) Developer
2 47 (26.40%) Analyst
3 31 (17.42%) Test Analyst
4 15 (8.43%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.87%) Agile Developer
6 13 (7.30%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.18%) Consultant
7 11 (6.18%) Senior Agile Developer
8 10 (5.62%) Designer
8 10 (5.62%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.06%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.06%) Agile Business Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) UX Designer
10 8 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Tester
11 7 (3.93%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.37%) Architect
12 6 (3.37%) Test Engineer
13 5 (2.81%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.72%) HTML
2 43 (24.16%) CSS
3 40 (22.47%) .NET
4 34 (19.10%) jQuery
5 25 (14.04%) HTML5
6 24 (13.48%) CSS3
7 23 (12.92%) AngularJS
8 20 (11.24%) WCF
9 19 (10.67%) Gherkin
10 18 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (10.11%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (8.43%) SOAP
11 15 (8.43%) XML
12 11 (6.18%) Web Services
13 10 (5.62%) Kafka
14 9 (5.06%) ASP.NET
15 8 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (4.49%) J2EE
16 7 (3.93%) REST
16 7 (3.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.18%) User Experience
3 9 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.25%) AS400
5 3 (1.69%) Ergonomics
5 3 (1.69%) Telematics
6 1 (0.56%) CESG
6 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.56%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Fintech
6 1 (0.56%) iPad
6 1 (0.56%) IPTV
6 1 (0.56%) New Media
6 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.87%) Linux
1 14 (7.87%) Unix
2 4 (2.25%) Windows
3 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.02%) Scrum
2 45 (25.28%) TDD
3 37 (20.79%) DevOps
4 35 (19.66%) Web Development
5 30 (16.85%) BDD
5 30 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (13.48%) MVC
6 24 (13.48%) Test Automation
6 24 (13.48%) Unit Testing
7 18 (10.11%) ATDD
7 18 (10.11%) Test-First Development
8 17 (9.55%) SDLC
9 16 (8.99%) OO
10 15 (8.43%) Software Testing
11 14 (7.87%) Migration
11 14 (7.87%) Software Engineering
12 13 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (7.30%) Workflow
13 12 (6.74%) Project Management
13 12 (6.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (32.02%) JavaScript
2 46 (25.84%) Java
3 36 (20.22%) SQL
4 29 (16.29%) C#
5 22 (12.36%) Perl
6 18 (10.11%) TypeScript
7 8 (4.49%) PHP
7 8 (4.49%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.37%) C
9 5 (2.81%) VB
10 3 (1.69%) Python
11 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (10.67%) ISEB
2 15 (8.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 15 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.87%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.18%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.81%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.12%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) CCENT
7 2 (1.12%) CCNA
7 2 (1.12%) CCNP
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.56%) CISSP
8 1 (0.56%) CLAS
8 1 (0.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.80%) QA
2 6 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.12%) SDET
5 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.81%) Xen
3 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (8.43%) Ansible
2 14 (7.87%) Terraform
3 11 (6.18%) Fluentd
4 9 (5.06%) Marathon
4 9 (5.06%) Mesos
5 8 (4.49%) Piwik
6 5 (2.81%) Puppet
7 2 (1.12%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.12%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (6.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle
2 7 (3.93%) Sitecore
3 6 (3.37%) Atlassian
3 6 (3.37%) Google
3 6 (3.37%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.81%) VMware
5 4 (2.25%) Cognos
5 4 (2.25%) HP
6 3 (1.69%) Avaya
6 3 (1.69%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.69%) Informatica
6 3 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.69%) Teradata
6 3 (1.69%) Zend
7 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.12%) ILOG
7 2 (1.12%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.12%) Rally
7 2 (1.12%) Splunk