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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 1 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 85 113 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.76% 26.59% 13.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.14% 29.74% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 90 32
Median daily rate £400 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £267 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £412 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £54.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% +108.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
282 380 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 85.45% 89.41% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 290 158
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 £183 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 51 (37.23%) Java
2 49 (35.77%) Scrum
3 32 (23.36%) Finance
4 30 (21.90%) Relational Database
5 29 (21.17%) Software Engineering
6 27 (19.71%) SQL
6 27 (19.71%) Linux
7 24 (17.52%) TDD
7 24 (17.52%) Spring
8 23 (16.79%) HTML
8 23 (16.79%) Microservices
8 23 (16.79%) MongoDB
9 22 (16.06%) RESTful
9 22 (16.06%) REST
10 21 (15.33%) JSON
11 19 (13.87%) .NET
11 19 (13.87%) HTTP
11 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
12 18 (13.14%) DevOps
12 18 (13.14%) Oracle
12 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
13 16 (11.68%) JavaScript
13 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
13 16 (11.68%) Spring Boot
13 16 (11.68%) Continuous Deployment
13 16 (11.68%) Cucumber
13 16 (11.68%) BDD
13 16 (11.68%) Kafka
14 15 (10.95%) Dropwizard
14 15 (10.95%) Mentoring

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 6 (4.38%) Apache
2 5 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.92%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.19%) Confluence
4 3 (2.19%) JBoss
4 3 (2.19%) Jupyter
4 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.19%) Tornado
5 2 (1.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.46%) Jetty
5 2 (1.46%) Mongrel
5 2 (1.46%) nginx
5 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.73%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.73%) CMS
6 1 (0.73%) Luigi
6 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.46%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.87%) HTTP
2 3 (2.19%) SSL
2 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.46%) DHCP
3 2 (1.46%) DNS
3 2 (1.46%) DSL
3 2 (1.46%) FTP
3 2 (1.46%) IPsec
4 1 (0.73%) Firewall
4 1 (0.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.90%) Relational Database
2 23 (16.79%) MongoDB
3 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
4 12 (8.76%) Big Data
4 12 (8.76%) Neo4j
5 10 (7.30%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.84%) Hadoop
7 7 (5.11%) MySQL
7 7 (5.11%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.19%) HBase
9 3 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.19%) SQLite
10 2 (1.46%) DB2
10 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.73%) GIS
11 1 (0.73%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (11.68%) Cucumber
2 14 (10.22%) Selenium
3 11 (8.03%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.03%) NUnit
3 11 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.30%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.57%) SoapUI
6 8 (5.84%) JMeter
6 8 (5.84%) MSTest
7 7 (5.11%) LoadRunner
7 7 (5.11%) MSBuild
8 6 (4.38%) Rational Performance Tester
9 5 (3.65%) JIRA
10 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.19%) HP UFT
11 3 (2.19%) The Grinder
11 3 (2.19%) WinRunner
12 2 (1.46%) Grunt
12 2 (1.46%) gulp
12 2 (1.46%) Travis CI
General
1 32 (23.36%) Finance
2 2 (1.46%) Marketing
2 2 (1.46%) Publishing
3 1 (0.73%) Banking
3 1 (0.73%) Billing
3 1 (0.73%) Military
3 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (48.91%) Developer
2 30 (21.90%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.60%) Analyst
4 13 (9.49%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.76%) Business Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) .NET Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Scala Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Architect
8 8 (5.84%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Java Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Tester
10 5 (3.65%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (2.92%) Java Scala Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Product Specialist
11 4 (2.92%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.52%) Spring
2 23 (16.79%) HTML
3 22 (16.06%) REST
3 22 (16.06%) RESTful
4 21 (15.33%) JSON
5 19 (13.87%) .NET
6 16 (11.68%) Kafka
6 16 (11.68%) Spring Boot
7 15 (10.95%) Dropwizard
7 15 (10.95%) Hibernate
8 13 (9.49%) CSS
8 13 (9.49%) jQuery
8 13 (9.49%) Web Services
9 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET
9 11 (8.03%) iXBRL
9 11 (8.03%) JAX-RS
10 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (6.57%) J2EE
11 8 (5.84%) .NET Framework
11 8 (5.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) NHS
2 10 (7.30%) User Experience
3 9 (6.57%) Fintech
4 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.92%) W3C
6 3 (2.19%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.46%) AS400
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) Life Science
8 1 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.71%) Linux
2 11 (8.03%) Unix
3 10 (7.30%) Mac OS X
4 6 (4.38%) Windows
5 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.77%) Scrum
2 29 (21.17%) Software Engineering
3 24 (17.52%) TDD
4 23 (16.79%) Microservices
5 18 (13.14%) DevOps
6 16 (11.68%) BDD
6 16 (11.68%) Continuous Deployment
7 15 (10.95%) Mentoring
8 14 (10.22%) Business Analysis
8 14 (10.22%) Configuration Management
8 14 (10.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (10.22%) Unit Testing
8 14 (10.22%) Waterfall
8 14 (10.22%) Web Design
9 13 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.76%) Project Management
11 11 (8.03%) MVC
11 11 (8.03%) OOP
11 11 (8.03%) Test Scripting
11 11 (8.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.23%) Java
2 27 (19.71%) SQL
3 16 (11.68%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.49%) Python
5 12 (8.76%) Go
6 9 (6.57%) C#
7 7 (5.11%) Scala
8 4 (2.92%) C
8 4 (2.92%) Groovy
8 4 (2.92%) PHP
8 4 (2.92%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.19%) C++
9 3 (2.19%) R
9 3 (2.19%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.30%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (5.11%) ISEB
5 5 (3.65%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.92%) Degree
7 2 (1.46%) CISSP
8 1 (0.73%) CCENT
8 1 (0.73%) CCNA
8 1 (0.73%) CCNP
8 1 (0.73%) CISA
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.73%) CISM
8 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) QA
2 6 (4.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.73%) COBIT
4 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.73%) WAI
4 1 (0.73%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.46%) Xen
2 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.92%) Ansible
2 4 (2.92%) Puppet
3 3 (2.19%) Marathon
3 3 (2.19%) Mesos
3 3 (2.19%) Rundeck
3 3 (2.19%) Terraform
4 1 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.73%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (13.14%) Oracle
2 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.11%) HP
4 6 (4.38%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.92%) SAP
5 4 (2.92%) Teradata
6 3 (2.19%) Siebel
6 3 (2.19%) Zend
7 2 (1.46%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) VMware
8 1 (0.73%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.73%) Avaya
8 1 (0.73%) CA
8 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco
8 1 (0.73%) Cognos
8 1 (0.73%) ESRI
8 1 (0.73%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.73%) Nortel
8 1 (0.73%) Tableau
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