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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 2 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 69 93 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.44% 25.83% 5.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.09% 31.96% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 68 3
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£375 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
- -6.54%
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
215 291 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.38% 80.83% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 201 72
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.83 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.42 £27.50 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 39 (30.47%) Scrum
2 36 (28.13%) SQL
3 35 (27.34%) Microsoft
4 33 (25.78%) HTML
5 31 (24.22%) JavaScript
5 31 (24.22%) CSS
6 29 (22.66%) jQuery
6 29 (22.66%) Scala
7 27 (21.09%) HTML5
7 27 (21.09%) Java
8 25 (19.53%) TDD
8 25 (19.53%) REST
9 24 (18.75%) CSS3
10 23 (17.97%) .NET
10 23 (17.97%) CRM
11 22 (17.19%) MongoDB
12 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
12 21 (16.41%) Security Cleared
13 20 (15.63%) Git (software)
13 20 (15.63%) JSON
13 20 (15.63%) C#
14 19 (14.84%) Finance
14 19 (14.84%) JUnit
14 19 (14.84%) Oracle
14 19 (14.84%) XML
14 19 (14.84%) Subversion
14 19 (14.84%) Ajax
15 18 (14.06%) Perl
15 18 (14.06%) Jenkins
16 17 (13.28%) UNIX

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.13%) JBoss
4 3 (2.34%) Apache
4 3 (2.34%) Mule ESB
4 3 (2.34%) Mule
4 3 (2.34%) Lync
5 2 (1.56%) WildFly
5 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Zope
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Project
3 2 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.56%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) HTTP
2 2 (1.56%) SAN
2 2 (1.56%) LAN
2 2 (1.56%) WAN
2 2 (1.56%) Wireless
2 2 (1.56%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.56%) Network Security
2 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.56%) NAS
2 2 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) Skype
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.19%) MongoDB
2 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.81%) RDBMS
4 10 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (5.47%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.13%) MySQL
8 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.34%) DB2
9 3 (2.34%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.78%) OLTP
11 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.78%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.78%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 20 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.84%) Subversion
2 19 (14.84%) JUnit
3 18 (14.06%) Jenkins
4 16 (12.50%) Jasmine
5 12 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (8.59%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.91%) JIRA
8 4 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (2.34%) Toad
9 3 (2.34%) Selenium
9 3 (2.34%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (2.34%) MSBuild
9 3 (2.34%) QUnit
10 1 (0.78%) TestNG
10 1 (0.78%) Maven
10 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.78%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 19 (14.84%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Marketing
3 7 (5.47%) Legal
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 64 (50.00%) Developer
2 26 (20.31%) Analyst
3 20 (15.63%) Business Analyst
4 15 (11.72%) Scala Developer
5 12 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 9 (7.03%) AWS Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Architect
7 8 (6.25%) Tester
8 7 (5.47%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.47%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Perl Developer
8 7 (5.47%) CRM Business Analyst
8 7 (5.47%) CRM Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.91%) CRM Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.78%) HTML
2 31 (24.22%) CSS
3 29 (22.66%) jQuery
4 27 (21.09%) HTML5
5 25 (19.53%) REST
6 24 (18.75%) CSS3
7 23 (17.97%) .NET
8 20 (15.63%) JSON
9 19 (14.84%) Ajax
9 19 (14.84%) XML
10 14 (10.94%) RESTful
10 14 (10.94%) Play Framework
11 13 (10.16%) .NET Framework
12 10 (7.81%) LINQ
12 10 (7.81%) Entity Framework
12 10 (7.81%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (7.03%) WCF
13 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET
14 8 (6.25%) Mojolicious
15 7 (5.47%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) NHS
2 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.91%) User Experience
4 4 (3.13%) GIS
4 4 (3.13%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.34%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.34%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.56%) Open Source
6 2 (1.56%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.56%) AS400
7 1 (0.78%) IPTV
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) New Media
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.28%) UNIX
2 13 (10.16%) Windows
3 5 (3.91%) Linux
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) Scrum
2 25 (19.53%) TDD
3 23 (17.97%) CRM
4 17 (13.28%) OO
4 17 (13.28%) Software Engineering
5 15 (11.72%) PRINCE2
6 14 (10.94%) UML
7 12 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 11 (8.59%) Automated Testing
8 11 (8.59%) Project Management
9 10 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.81%) Time Management
10 9 (7.03%) MVC
10 9 (7.03%) Coaching
11 8 (6.25%) Migration
11 8 (6.25%) ETL
11 8 (6.25%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 8 (6.25%) BDD
11 8 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.13%) SQL
2 31 (24.22%) JavaScript
3 29 (22.66%) Scala
4 27 (21.09%) Java
5 20 (15.63%) C#
6 18 (14.06%) Perl
7 11 (8.59%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.91%) Python
9 4 (3.13%) Ruby
10 3 (2.34%) PHP
10 3 (2.34%) C
11 1 (0.78%) Delphi
11 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.72%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.47%) MCTS
3 7 (5.47%) MCPD
3 7 (5.47%) MCAD
3 7 (5.47%) MCSD
3 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.69%) ISEB
5 5 (3.91%) Degree
6 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.56%) CBAP
7 2 (1.56%) PMP
8 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) HL7
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.56%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 35 (27.34%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.84%) Oracle
3 4 (3.13%) HP
4 3 (2.34%) Google
5 2 (1.56%) Juniper
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco
5 2 (1.56%) Adobe
5 2 (1.56%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.78%) ILOG
6 1 (0.78%) Zend