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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 61 147 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.89% 34.27% 23.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.28% 42.36% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 125 60
Median daily rate £409 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.01% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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
262 347 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.11% 80.89% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 291 200
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016, 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 41 (31.54%) Java
2 37 (28.46%) Finance
2 37 (28.46%) Scrum
3 31 (23.85%) Selenium
4 30 (23.08%) HTML
5 29 (22.31%) TDD
6 26 (20.00%) SQL
7 24 (18.46%) CSS
8 23 (17.69%) JavaScript
9 22 (16.92%) SQL Server
9 22 (16.92%) BDD
10 20 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 19 (14.62%) Cucumber
11 19 (14.62%) JSON
12 18 (13.85%) Software Engineering
12 18 (13.85%) Relational Database
13 17 (13.08%) MongoDB
13 17 (13.08%) QA
13 17 (13.08%) Linux
13 17 (13.08%) ISEB
14 16 (12.31%) RESTful
14 16 (12.31%) REST
15 15 (11.54%) HTML5
15 15 (11.54%) AngularJS
16 14 (10.77%) User Experience
16 14 (10.77%) Project Management
16 14 (10.77%) JMeter
17 13 (10.00%) Oracle
17 13 (10.00%) C#
17 13 (10.00%) Security Cleared

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 (3.08%) Confluence
2 3 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.31%) JBoss
2 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.54%) SAS
3 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.77%) Apache
4 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.77%) CMS
4 1 (0.77%) Luigi
4 1 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.77%) GitHub
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) PaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Route 53
2 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) HTTP
2 2 (1.54%) Firewall
2 2 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.85%) Relational Database
3 17 (13.08%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.92%) NoSQL
6 8 (6.15%) Neo4j
7 6 (4.62%) Big Data
7 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.85%) Couchbase
8 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.31%) MySQL
10 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.54%) DB2
11 2 (1.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (23.85%) Selenium
2 19 (14.62%) Cucumber
3 14 (10.77%) JMeter
4 9 (6.92%) HP UFT
4 9 (6.92%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.92%) JIRA
4 9 (6.92%) WinRunner
5 8 (6.15%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.15%) NUnit
5 8 (6.15%) SoapUI
6 7 (5.38%) LoadRunner
7 6 (4.62%) Rational Performance Tester
7 6 (4.62%) SpecFlow
7 6 (4.62%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.62%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.85%) MbUnit
8 5 (3.85%) Mercurial
8 5 (3.85%) MSTest
8 5 (3.85%) Subversion
9 4 (3.08%) JUnit
General
1 37 (28.46%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Marketing
3 2 (1.54%) Banking
3 2 (1.54%) Publishing
4 1 (0.77%) Billing
4 1 (0.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (42.31%) Developer
2 29 (22.31%) Analyst
3 22 (16.92%) Java Developer
4 16 (12.31%) Test Analyst
5 11 (8.46%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.92%) Designer
6 9 (6.92%) UX Designer
7 8 (6.15%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.15%) Tester
8 7 (5.38%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Consultant
9 6 (4.62%) Scala Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Test Automation Consultant
10 5 (3.85%) Test Consultant
11 4 (3.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.08%) HTML
2 24 (18.46%) CSS
3 19 (14.62%) JSON
4 16 (12.31%) REST
4 16 (12.31%) RESTful
5 15 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 15 (11.54%) HTML5
6 13 (10.00%) Gherkin
7 12 (9.23%) .NET
8 11 (8.46%) CSS3
8 11 (8.46%) Spring
9 10 (7.69%) jQuery
9 10 (7.69%) Kafka
10 9 (6.92%) Spring Boot
11 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET
11 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (6.15%) Hibernate
11 8 (6.15%) Web Services
12 7 (5.38%) iXBRL
12 7 (5.38%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) User Experience
2 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.62%) NHS
4 5 (3.85%) Informatics
5 4 (3.08%) AS400
5 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.08%) W3C
6 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.31%) Ergonomics
6 3 (2.31%) Fintech
6 3 (2.31%) Telematics
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.77%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.77%) Statistics
7 1 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.08%) Linux
2 8 (6.15%) Unix
3 6 (4.62%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.31%) Windows
5 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.46%) Scrum
2 29 (22.31%) TDD
3 22 (16.92%) BDD
4 20 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 18 (13.85%) Software Engineering
6 14 (10.77%) Project Management
7 13 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 12 (9.23%) DevOps
8 12 (9.23%) Software Testing
8 12 (9.23%) Test Automation
8 12 (9.23%) Test Scripting
8 12 (9.23%) Web Development
9 11 (8.46%) Performance Testing
10 10 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.92%) ETL
11 9 (6.92%) ITIL
11 9 (6.92%) Microservices
11 9 (6.92%) Prototyping
12 8 (6.15%) SDLC
12 8 (6.15%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.54%) Java
2 26 (20.00%) SQL
3 23 (17.69%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.00%) C#
5 9 (6.92%) Go
6 7 (5.38%) Scala
6 7 (5.38%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.08%) C
7 4 (3.08%) Groovy
7 4 (3.08%) Python
8 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.54%) PHP
9 2 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (13.08%) ISEB
2 13 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.85%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.08%) Degree
7 2 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.54%) CCENT
7 2 (1.54%) CCNA
7 2 (1.54%) CCNP
7 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.08%) QA
2 3 (2.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) WAI
4 1 (0.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.54%) Ansible
2 2 (1.54%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.54%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.77%) Fluentd
3 1 (0.77%) Marathon
3 1 (0.77%) Mesos
3 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.77%) Piwik
3 1 (0.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (10.00%) Oracle
2 10 (7.69%) HP
3 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.08%) Guidewire
4 4 (3.08%) Teradata
5 3 (2.31%) Cognos
5 3 (2.31%) Informatica
5 3 (2.31%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.31%) Siebel
6 2 (1.54%) Avaya
6 2 (1.54%) CA
6 2 (1.54%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.54%) Cisco
6 2 (1.54%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.54%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.54%) Nortel
6 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.77%) Zend