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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 24 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 17 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.59% 5.73% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.30% 7.84% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 5
Average daily rate
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£360 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £374 £371
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 £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
270 204 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 72.97% 73.12% 65.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 153 77
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £18.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £18.00 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 17 (36.96%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) Web Services
4 13 (28.26%) Java
4 13 (28.26%) JIRA
4 13 (28.26%) RESTful
5 12 (26.09%) TDD
6 11 (23.91%) Oracle
6 11 (23.91%) Scala
6 11 (23.91%) MongoDB
7 10 (21.74%) Open Source
7 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 10 (21.74%) OO
7 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 9 (19.57%) QA
8 9 (19.57%) Selenium
8 9 (19.57%) jQuery
8 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (17.39%) Maven
9 8 (17.39%) SOAP
9 8 (17.39%) Ant
9 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
9 8 (17.39%) HP
9 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
9 8 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
9 8 (17.39%) REST
9 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
9 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
9 8 (17.39%) Apache Ivy

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (15.22%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (13.04%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) Lync
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
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 6 (13.04%) 3G
1 6 (13.04%) 2G
1 6 (13.04%) 4G
2 5 (10.87%) HTTP
3 2 (4.35%) SSL
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) JIRA
2 9 (19.57%) Selenium
3 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) Ant
3 8 (17.39%) Maven
3 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
3 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.39%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (15.22%) Cucumber
5 6 (13.04%) Toad
5 6 (13.04%) LoadRunner
5 6 (13.04%) eggPlant
6 5 (10.87%) Hudson
7 4 (8.70%) Subversion
8 3 (6.52%) QUnit
8 3 (6.52%) Jasmine
8 3 (6.52%) JBehave
8 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
8 3 (6.52%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (4.35%) Trac
General
1 6 (13.04%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Legal
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Perl Developer
3 6 (13.04%) QA Leader
4 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (4.35%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Web Services
2 13 (28.26%) RESTful
3 9 (19.57%) jQuery
4 8 (17.39%) SOAP
4 8 (17.39%) REST
5 7 (15.22%) HTML
6 6 (13.04%) J2ME
6 6 (13.04%) WAP
6 6 (13.04%) Mojolicious
7 5 (10.87%) HTML5
8 4 (8.70%) XML
8 4 (8.70%) OAuth
8 4 (8.70%) JSON
9 3 (6.52%) Software Packaging
9 3 (6.52%) Ajax
9 3 (6.52%) CSS
9 3 (6.52%) Memcached
9 3 (6.52%) CSS3
9 3 (6.52%) Sass
10 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Open Source
2 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 6 (13.04%) Handset
4 5 (10.87%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.35%) W3C
6 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) UNIX
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) CentOS
2 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Scrum
2 12 (26.09%) TDD
3 10 (21.74%) OO
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 7 (15.22%) BDD
7 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.87%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.70%) User Stories
9 4 (8.70%) DevOps
9 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.70%) MVC
9 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Kanban
10 3 (6.52%) OOP
10 3 (6.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) Scala
4 7 (15.22%) Ruby
5 6 (13.04%) Python
5 6 (13.04%) Perl
6 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.52%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) XQuery
8 2 (4.35%) XPath
8 2 (4.35%) Groovy
9 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) 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 8 (17.39%) HP
3 6 (13.04%) Apple
3 6 (13.04%) Sun
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
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