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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 7 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 49 65 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.69% 16.54% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.23% 20.31% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £290 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
302 320 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.24% 81.42% 71.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 243 119
Average daily rate £350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £13.50 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015, 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 48 (40.68%) SQL
2 39 (33.05%) Scrum
3 37 (31.36%) Microsoft
4 33 (27.97%) TDD
5 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
5 31 (26.27%) Java
6 26 (22.03%) UNIX
7 25 (21.19%) Oracle
7 25 (21.19%) OO
8 24 (20.34%) Perl
8 24 (20.34%) Software Engineering
9 23 (19.49%) .NET
10 22 (18.64%) PL/SQL
11 20 (16.95%) HTML
12 19 (16.10%) Security Cleared
12 19 (16.10%) MongoDB
12 19 (16.10%) DevOps
13 18 (15.25%) C#
13 18 (15.25%) CSS
14 17 (14.41%) Relational Database
15 16 (13.56%) XML
15 16 (13.56%) Windows
15 16 (13.56%) jQuery
16 15 (12.71%) RESTful
16 15 (12.71%) Scala
16 15 (12.71%) .NET Framework
16 15 (12.71%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (12.71%) ETL
17 14 (11.86%) SC Cleared
18 13 (11.02%) MS Excel

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 11 (9.32%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.08%) Confluence
3 4 (3.39%) JBoss
4 3 (2.54%) Apache
4 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.54%) IIS
5 2 (1.69%) WildFly
5 2 (1.69%) Mule ESB
5 2 (1.69%) CMS
5 2 (1.69%) Mule
6 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.85%) Lync
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Project
3 3 (2.54%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.10%) MongoDB
3 17 (14.41%) Relational Database
4 15 (12.71%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (9.32%) RDBMS
6 9 (7.63%) DB2
7 8 (6.78%) SQLPlus
8 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (5.93%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (5.93%) MySQL
8 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
9 6 (5.08%) Hadoop
9 6 (5.08%) NoSQL
10 5 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.85%) Adabas
12 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Visual Studio
1 11 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (9.32%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.63%) Subversion
3 8 (6.78%) Toad
3 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (5.93%) Maven
4 7 (5.93%) JIRA
5 6 (5.08%) Selenium
5 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.24%) Spock
6 5 (4.24%) Geb
6 5 (4.24%) Hudson
7 4 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.54%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.54%) QUnit
8 3 (2.54%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Legal
3 6 (5.08%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (42.37%) Developer
2 18 (15.25%) Analyst
3 13 (11.02%) Tester
4 12 (10.17%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.32%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.47%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.47%) AWS Developer
7 9 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) Perl Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Architect
10 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.08%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.39%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.39%) CRM Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) CRM Developer
11 4 (3.39%) CRM Business Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 3 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.49%) .NET
2 20 (16.95%) HTML
3 18 (15.25%) CSS
4 16 (13.56%) XML
4 16 (13.56%) jQuery
5 15 (12.71%) RESTful
5 15 (12.71%) .NET Framework
6 12 (10.17%) Mojolicious
7 11 (9.32%) AngularJS
7 11 (9.32%) Hibernate
7 11 (9.32%) SOAP
7 11 (9.32%) OAuth
8 10 (8.47%) Web Services
9 9 (7.63%) Spring
9 9 (7.63%) Entity Framework
9 9 (7.63%) LINQ
10 8 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (6.78%) REST
10 8 (6.78%) HTML5
10 8 (6.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) NHS
2 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.08%) Digital Media
3 6 (5.08%) GIS
3 6 (5.08%) Taxonomies
4 4 (3.39%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.54%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) W3C
7 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.03%) UNIX
2 16 (13.56%) Windows
3 11 (9.32%) Linux
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.05%) Scrum
2 33 (27.97%) TDD
3 25 (21.19%) OO
4 24 (20.34%) Software Engineering
5 19 (16.10%) DevOps
6 15 (12.71%) ETL
7 11 (9.32%) Data Management
8 10 (8.47%) Migration
8 10 (8.47%) CRM
8 10 (8.47%) Automated Testing
8 10 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.47%) Open Source
8 10 (8.47%) BDD
9 9 (7.63%) Data Migration
9 9 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.63%) Project Management
10 8 (6.78%) RUP
10 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.78%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.68%) SQL
2 31 (26.27%) Java
3 24 (20.34%) Perl
4 22 (18.64%) PL/SQL
5 18 (15.25%) C#
6 15 (12.71%) Scala
7 12 (10.17%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.39%) Ruby
8 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.54%) Python
10 2 (1.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.85%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (16.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.93%) ISEB
4 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.39%) MCAD
4 4 (3.39%) MCSD
4 4 (3.39%) MCTS
4 4 (3.39%) MCPD
4 4 (3.39%) Degree
5 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) APMG
7 1 (0.85%) PMP
7 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) HL7
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.54%) Puppet
2 3 (2.54%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.85%) Ansible
3 1 (0.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 37 (31.36%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.19%) Oracle
3 5 (4.24%) Twitter
4 3 (2.54%) Google
4 3 (2.54%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.69%) OpenText
6 1 (0.85%) Casewise
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £375 - 400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago