The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 26 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 19 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.83% 2.78% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 3.85% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £275 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 182 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.86% 72.22% 67.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 120 89
Average daily rate £375 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
South Wales

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 (54.35%) Scrum
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) Web Services
4 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 13 (28.26%) RESTful
5 13 (28.26%) JIRA
5 13 (28.26%) Selenium
6 11 (23.91%) Oracle
7 10 (21.74%) Ant
7 10 (21.74%) SOAP
7 10 (21.74%) HP
7 10 (21.74%) QA
7 10 (21.74%) TDD
7 10 (21.74%) Maven
7 10 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (21.74%) MongoDB
7 10 (21.74%) SoapUI
7 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
7 10 (21.74%) Apache Ivy
8 9 (19.57%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
9 8 (17.39%) Banking
9 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (17.39%) jQuery
9 8 (17.39%) Open Source
9 8 (17.39%) UNIX
10 7 (15.22%) Perl
10 7 (15.22%) OO
10 7 (15.22%) Apache

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (19.57%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (15.22%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Lync
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) SaaS
2 3 (6.52%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) 3G
1 7 (15.22%) 2G
1 7 (15.22%) 4G
2 3 (6.52%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) SSL
2 3 (6.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) JIRA
1 13 (28.26%) Selenium
2 10 (21.74%) Ant
2 10 (21.74%) Maven
2 10 (21.74%) SoapUI
2 10 (21.74%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (15.22%) eggPlant
3 7 (15.22%) Toad
3 7 (15.22%) LoadRunner
4 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.04%) JBehave
4 6 (13.04%) WebDriver
4 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.52%) Hudson
5 3 (6.52%) Mercurial
5 3 (6.52%) Subversion
5 3 (6.52%) JUnit
6 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.39%) Banking
2 6 (13.04%) Legal
3 4 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Perl Developer
2 7 (15.22%) QA Leader
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Automated Test Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) Web Services
2 13 (28.26%) RESTful
3 10 (21.74%) SOAP
4 8 (17.39%) jQuery
5 7 (15.22%) J2ME
5 7 (15.22%) WAP
5 7 (15.22%) REST
5 7 (15.22%) Mojolicious
6 6 (13.04%) OAuth
7 4 (8.70%) HTML
8 3 (6.52%) J2EE
8 3 (6.52%) XML
8 3 (6.52%) JSON
8 3 (6.52%) Software Packaging
8 3 (6.52%) Memcached
9 1 (2.17%) CSS3
9 1 (2.17%) JPA
9 1 (2.17%) HTML5
9 1 (2.17%) CSS
9 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 8 (17.39%) Open Source
3 7 (15.22%) Handset
3 7 (15.22%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) UNIX
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) CentOS
2 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Scrum
2 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
3 10 (21.74%) TDD
4 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Regression Testing
6 7 (15.22%) OO
7 6 (13.04%) BDD
7 6 (13.04%) Automation Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.70%) DevOps
10 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.52%) User Stories
10 3 (6.52%) Migration
10 3 (6.52%) SOA
10 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) Perl
3 7 (15.22%) Scala
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) XQuery
5 3 (6.52%) Ruby
5 3 (6.52%) XPath
5 3 (6.52%) Groovy
6 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.70%) Puppet
3 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.52%) StatsD
3 3 (6.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) HP
3 7 (15.22%) Sun
3 7 (15.22%) Apple
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago