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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 85 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.96% 12.42% 10.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.72% 17.70% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 28 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
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
296 209 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.49% 70.13% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 143 110
Average daily rate £350 £340 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.17 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 62 (42.18%) Scrum
2 45 (30.61%) TDD
3 42 (28.57%) Web Services
4 39 (26.53%) Java
5 33 (22.45%) OO
6 32 (21.77%) BDD
7 28 (19.05%) SQL
7 28 (19.05%) HTML
8 26 (17.69%) SQL Server
9 24 (16.33%) XML
9 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
10 23 (15.65%) Oracle
10 23 (15.65%) JavaScript
10 23 (15.65%) Finance
10 23 (15.65%) Scala
11 22 (14.97%) SOAP
11 22 (14.97%) CSS
12 20 (13.61%) jQuery
12 20 (13.61%) HTML5
12 20 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (12.93%) Git (software)
13 19 (12.93%) Open Source
13 19 (12.93%) .NET
14 17 (11.56%) MVC
14 17 (11.56%) Maven
14 17 (11.56%) MongoDB
14 17 (11.56%) REST
15 16 (10.88%) Waterfall
16 15 (10.20%) Jenkins
16 15 (10.20%) Subversion

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.44%) Apache
2 8 (5.44%) CMS
3 7 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.40%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.72%) Lync
6 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.72%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.04%) ArcGIS
7 3 (2.04%) FileNet
7 3 (2.04%) IIS
7 3 (2.04%) Confluence
7 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.36%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.68%) JBoss
9 1 (0.68%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (5.44%) SaaS
4 4 (2.72%) IaaS
5 3 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.08%) HTTP
2 4 (2.72%) Internet
3 3 (2.04%) 3G
3 3 (2.04%) 2G
3 3 (2.04%) 4G
4 2 (1.36%) SSL
4 2 (1.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.56%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.12%) CouchDB
3 9 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.04%) MySQL
7 3 (2.04%) MS Access
8 2 (1.36%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.36%) DB2
8 2 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.68%) OLAP
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (12.93%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.56%) Maven
3 15 (10.20%) JIRA
3 15 (10.20%) Subversion
3 15 (10.20%) Jenkins
4 14 (9.52%) Ant
5 13 (8.84%) Selenium
6 9 (6.12%) Apache Ivy
6 9 (6.12%) Hudson
7 8 (5.44%) JUnit
8 7 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.76%) WebDriver
8 7 (4.76%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.40%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.40%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.40%) Toad
9 5 (3.40%) Jasmine
9 5 (3.40%) eggPlant
10 4 (2.72%) Sinon.JS
10 4 (2.72%) QUnit
General
1 23 (15.65%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Banking
3 2 (1.36%) Billing
3 2 (1.36%) Marketing
3 2 (1.36%) Electronics
3 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.36%) Legal
3 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (36.73%) Developer
2 30 (20.41%) Analyst
3 21 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 19 (12.93%) Architect
5 14 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 12 (8.16%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.80%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (6.80%) Technical Architect
7 10 (6.80%) Perl Developer
8 9 (6.12%) Test Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) Java Architect
10 7 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.40%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.40%) Test Leader
12 5 (3.40%) Scala Developer
12 5 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.72%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.57%) Web Services
2 28 (19.05%) HTML
3 24 (16.33%) XML
4 22 (14.97%) CSS
4 22 (14.97%) SOAP
5 20 (13.61%) jQuery
5 20 (13.61%) HTML5
6 19 (12.93%) .NET
7 17 (11.56%) REST
8 14 (9.52%) RESTful
8 14 (9.52%) Spring
9 13 (8.84%) Hibernate
9 13 (8.84%) J2EE
10 12 (8.16%) CSS3
11 11 (7.48%) Play Framework
11 11 (7.48%) Ajax
12 10 (6.80%) JSON
12 10 (6.80%) Akka
13 9 (6.12%) Mojolicious
13 9 (6.12%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Open Source
2 9 (6.12%) GIS
3 8 (5.44%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.40%) AS400
5 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.72%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (2.04%) User Experience
7 3 (2.04%) Handset
7 3 (2.04%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.36%) DTV
8 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.36%) NHS
8 2 (1.36%) W3C
8 2 (1.36%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.80%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.12%) Linux
3 8 (5.44%) Android
4 7 (4.76%) UNIX
5 5 (3.40%) Windows
6 4 (2.72%) CentOS
6 4 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.18%) Scrum
2 45 (30.61%) TDD
3 33 (22.45%) OO
4 32 (21.77%) BDD
5 20 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (11.56%) MVC
7 16 (10.88%) Waterfall
8 14 (9.52%) Migration
9 12 (8.16%) Project Management
9 12 (8.16%) UML
9 12 (8.16%) CRM
9 12 (8.16%) Automated Testing
9 12 (8.16%) Test Automation
10 11 (7.48%) Web Development
10 11 (7.48%) OOP
10 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.80%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.12%) Process Management
12 9 (6.12%) DevOps
13 8 (5.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.53%) Java
2 28 (19.05%) SQL
3 23 (15.65%) JavaScript
3 23 (15.65%) Scala
4 13 (8.84%) Python
4 13 (8.84%) Perl
5 12 (8.16%) Ruby
6 11 (7.48%) C#
7 8 (5.44%) PHP
8 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.36%) XQuery
9 2 (1.36%) XPath
9 2 (1.36%) Groovy
9 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) Degree
2 9 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.36%) ISEB
4 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.84%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) HL7
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.40%) Puppet
3 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.72%) StatsD
3 4 (2.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.65%) Oracle
3 7 (4.76%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.40%) HP
5 4 (2.72%) IBM
5 4 (2.72%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.04%) Apple
6 3 (2.04%) Informatica
6 3 (2.04%) SAP
6 3 (2.04%) Sun
7 2 (1.36%) Twitter
7 2 (1.36%) Citrix
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.68%) ILOG
8 1 (0.68%) Splunk
8 1 (0.68%) Kofax
8 1 (0.68%) Zend
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