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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 63 121 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.58% 30.63% 21.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.64% 35.91% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 103 55
Median daily rate £395 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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 £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
220 337 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.85% 85.32% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 268 177
Median daily rate £388 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 44 (34.65%) Java
2 43 (33.86%) Scrum
3 30 (23.62%) Finance
4 26 (20.47%) SQL
5 25 (19.69%) HTML
6 24 (18.90%) TDD
6 24 (18.90%) Relational Database
7 19 (14.96%) CSS
7 19 (14.96%) Software Engineering
8 18 (14.17%) JSON
8 18 (14.17%) Security Cleared
8 18 (14.17%) JavaScript
9 17 (13.39%) Linux
9 17 (13.39%) Selenium
9 17 (13.39%) REST
10 16 (12.60%) Waterfall
10 16 (12.60%) BDD
10 16 (12.60%) Unit Testing
10 16 (12.60%) Spring
11 15 (11.81%) RESTful
11 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
11 15 (11.81%) .NET
11 15 (11.81%) Cucumber
12 14 (11.02%) User Experience
12 14 (11.02%) Web Services
13 13 (10.24%) Business Analysis
13 13 (10.24%) Mentoring
13 13 (10.24%) MongoDB
14 12 (9.45%) QA
14 12 (9.45%) HTTP

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 4 (3.15%) Confluence
2 3 (2.36%) JBoss
2 3 (2.36%) Jupyter
2 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.79%) Luigi
4 1 (0.79%) SAS
4 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.45%) HTTP
2 2 (1.57%) Firewall
2 2 (1.57%) Network Security
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.90%) Relational Database
2 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.24%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.09%) Big Data
5 8 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.30%) Neo4j
6 7 (5.51%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.94%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.94%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.57%) MySQL
9 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.79%) DB2
10 1 (0.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Selenium
2 15 (11.81%) Cucumber
3 11 (8.66%) NUnit
4 9 (7.09%) SoapUI
5 8 (6.30%) JIRA
5 8 (6.30%) JMeter
5 8 (6.30%) MSTest
5 8 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.51%) LoadRunner
6 7 (5.51%) MSBuild
7 6 (4.72%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.72%) Rational Performance Tester
8 5 (3.94%) HP UFT
8 5 (3.94%) Subversion
8 5 (3.94%) WinRunner
9 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.36%) The Grinder
10 2 (1.57%) Grunt
10 2 (1.57%) gulp
10 2 (1.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (23.62%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Marketing
3 2 (1.57%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) Military
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (47.24%) Developer
2 23 (18.11%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.96%) Analyst
4 12 (9.45%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.45%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.09%) .NET Developer
5 9 (7.09%) Designer
5 9 (7.09%) UX Designer
6 8 (6.30%) Tester
7 7 (5.51%) Architect
7 7 (5.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Scala Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.94%) Java Architect
9 5 (3.94%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) HTML Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.69%) HTML
2 19 (14.96%) CSS
3 18 (14.17%) JSON
4 17 (13.39%) REST
5 16 (12.60%) Spring
6 15 (11.81%) .NET
6 15 (11.81%) RESTful
7 14 (11.02%) Web Services
8 11 (8.66%) AngularJS
8 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET
8 11 (8.66%) Hibernate
8 11 (8.66%) jQuery
9 10 (7.87%) HTML5
10 9 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (7.09%) Dropwizard
10 9 (7.09%) Kafka
10 9 (7.09%) Spring Boot
11 8 (6.30%) .NET Framework
12 7 (5.51%) JAX-RS
12 7 (5.51%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) User Experience
2 9 (7.09%) Fintech
3 8 (6.30%) NHS
4 7 (5.51%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.72%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.94%) Informatics
7 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.15%) W3C
8 3 (2.36%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.36%) Telematics
9 1 (0.79%) AS400
9 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.79%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.79%) PMI
9 1 (0.79%) Statistics
9 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.39%) Linux
2 7 (5.51%) Unix
3 6 (4.72%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.57%) Windows
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.86%) Scrum
2 24 (18.90%) TDD
3 19 (14.96%) Software Engineering
4 16 (12.60%) BDD
4 16 (12.60%) Unit Testing
4 16 (12.60%) Waterfall
5 13 (10.24%) Business Analysis
5 13 (10.24%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.66%) Microservices
6 11 (8.66%) MVC
6 11 (8.66%) Project Management
7 10 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.87%) Performance Testing
7 10 (7.87%) Prototyping
8 9 (7.09%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (7.09%) ITIL
8 9 (7.09%) OOP
8 9 (7.09%) Wireframes
9 8 (6.30%) Coaching
9 8 (6.30%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.65%) Java
2 26 (20.47%) SQL
3 18 (14.17%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.09%) Go
5 8 (6.30%) C#
6 7 (5.51%) Python
6 7 (5.51%) Scala
7 4 (3.15%) C
7 4 (3.15%) Groovy
8 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.36%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.57%) PHP
9 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.09%) ISEB
4 4 (3.15%) Degree
5 3 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.57%) CCENT
6 2 (1.57%) CCNA
6 2 (1.57%) CCNP
6 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.79%) CISSP
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) WAI
4 1 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.57%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.57%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.87%) Oracle
3 7 (5.51%) HP
4 4 (3.15%) Guidewire
4 4 (3.15%) Teradata
5 3 (2.36%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.36%) Informatica
5 3 (2.36%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.36%) Siebel
6 2 (1.57%) Avaya
6 2 (1.57%) CA
6 2 (1.57%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.57%) Cisco
6 2 (1.57%) Cognos
6 2 (1.57%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.57%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.57%) Nortel
6 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.79%) Talend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago