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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 76 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.59% 11.54% 6.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.48% 16.58% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 8
Average daily rate
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£373 £275 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.45% -16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £262 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £375
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 £38.75 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +12.00%
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
287 199 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.97% 69.58% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 143 89
Average daily rate £350 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £15.70 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £18.47 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 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 2 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 61 (38.36%) Scrum
2 57 (35.85%) Java
3 55 (34.59%) Web Services
4 47 (29.56%) TDD
5 39 (24.53%) OO
5 39 (24.53%) BDD
6 34 (21.38%) Scala
7 32 (20.13%) Finance
8 30 (18.87%) SOAP
8 30 (18.87%) SQL
9 28 (17.61%) HTML
10 26 (16.35%) XML
11 25 (15.72%) JavaScript
12 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
12 24 (15.09%) jQuery
13 23 (14.47%) Maven
13 23 (14.47%) CSS
14 22 (13.84%) Oracle
15 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
15 21 (13.21%) MongoDB
15 21 (13.21%) Waterfall
16 20 (12.58%) HTML5
16 20 (12.58%) REST
16 20 (12.58%) Spring
17 19 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (11.95%) MVC
17 19 (11.95%) J2EE
17 19 (11.95%) Open Source
17 19 (11.95%) Jenkins
17 19 (11.95%) Play Framework

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 13 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.03%) Apache
3 7 (4.40%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.14%) CMS
5 5 (3.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.52%) Lync
6 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.52%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.52%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.89%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.89%) IIS
7 3 (1.89%) FileNet
7 3 (1.89%) Confluence
8 2 (1.26%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.63%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
1 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.03%) SaaS
4 4 (2.52%) IaaS
5 3 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) HTTP
2 3 (1.89%) 3G
2 3 (1.89%) 2G
2 3 (1.89%) 4G
3 2 (1.26%) Internet
3 2 (1.26%) SSL
3 2 (1.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
1 21 (13.21%) MongoDB
2 15 (9.43%) CouchDB
3 7 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.89%) MS Access
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.63%) DataStage
8 1 (0.63%) OLAP
8 1 (0.63%) MySQL
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (14.47%) Maven
2 19 (11.95%) Jenkins
3 18 (11.32%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.32%) Ant
4 16 (10.06%) JIRA
5 15 (9.43%) Selenium
6 14 (8.81%) Subversion
7 13 (8.18%) JUnit
7 13 (8.18%) Apache Ivy
8 9 (5.66%) Hudson
9 8 (5.03%) Cucumber
9 8 (5.03%) WebDriver
9 8 (5.03%) Jasmine
10 7 (4.40%) eggPlant
10 7 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio
11 5 (3.14%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.52%) JBehave
12 4 (2.52%) Sinon.JS
12 4 (2.52%) QUnit
General
1 32 (20.13%) Finance
2 16 (10.06%) Banking
3 3 (1.89%) Billing
3 3 (1.89%) Legal
4 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.26%) Marketing
4 2 (1.26%) Electronics
4 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 60 (37.74%) Developer
2 30 (18.87%) Analyst
3 23 (14.47%) Architect
4 20 (12.58%) Business Analyst
5 16 (10.06%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.06%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.92%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.92%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (6.29%) Perl Developer
7 10 (6.29%) Java Architect
7 10 (6.29%) Test Analyst
8 9 (5.66%) Technical Architect
8 9 (5.66%) Scala Developer
9 8 (5.03%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (5.03%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Test Leader
10 6 (3.77%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.14%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.14%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (34.59%) Web Services
2 30 (18.87%) SOAP
3 28 (17.61%) HTML
4 26 (16.35%) XML
5 24 (15.09%) jQuery
6 23 (14.47%) CSS
7 20 (12.58%) HTML5
7 20 (12.58%) REST
7 20 (12.58%) Spring
8 19 (11.95%) J2EE
8 19 (11.95%) Play Framework
9 18 (11.32%) Hibernate
10 16 (10.06%) .NET
10 16 (10.06%) RESTful
11 15 (9.43%) Akka
11 15 (9.43%) SVG
11 15 (9.43%) Batik
12 14 (8.81%) Ajax
13 13 (8.18%) CSS3
14 12 (7.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Open Source
2 8 (5.03%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.03%) GIS
3 7 (4.40%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.14%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.14%) AS400
4 5 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.52%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.89%) Handset
6 3 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.89%) User Experience
7 2 (1.26%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.26%) NHS
7 2 (1.26%) W3C
7 2 (1.26%) DTV
8 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.40%) UNIX
1 7 (4.40%) Linux
1 7 (4.40%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.77%) Android
3 5 (3.14%) Windows
4 4 (2.52%) CentOS
4 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.36%) Scrum
2 47 (29.56%) TDD
3 39 (24.53%) OO
3 39 (24.53%) BDD
4 21 (13.21%) Waterfall
5 19 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (11.95%) MVC
6 16 (10.06%) Web Development
6 16 (10.06%) UML
7 15 (9.43%) Test Automation
7 15 (9.43%) Process Management
8 14 (8.81%) Project Management
9 13 (8.18%) Migration
10 11 (6.92%) CRM
10 11 (6.92%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.29%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.66%) OOP
12 9 (5.66%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 57 (35.85%) Java
2 34 (21.38%) Scala
3 30 (18.87%) SQL
4 25 (15.72%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.55%) Perl
6 11 (6.92%) Python
7 10 (6.29%) Ruby
8 8 (5.03%) PHP
8 8 (5.03%) C#
9 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.89%) Groovy
10 2 (1.26%) XPath
10 2 (1.26%) C++
10 2 (1.26%) XQuery
11 1 (0.63%) MUMPS
11 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (8.18%) Degree
2 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.89%) ISEB
5 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.81%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) HL7
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.14%) Puppet
3 4 (2.52%) StatsD
3 4 (2.52%) Ansible
3 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.84%) Oracle
3 5 (3.14%) HP
3 5 (3.14%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.52%) IBM
5 3 (1.89%) Apple
5 3 (1.89%) Sun
5 3 (1.89%) SAP
6 2 (1.26%) Twitter
6 2 (1.26%) Citrix
7 1 (0.63%) Informatica
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe
7 1 (0.63%) ILOG
7 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.63%) Zend
7 1 (0.63%) Kofax
7 1 (0.63%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.63%) Guidewire
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