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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 90 58 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.22% 15.30% 8.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.07% 19.73% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 39 24
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£350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
359 294 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.67% 77.57% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 227 157
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.78% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 78 (52.35%) SQL
2 62 (41.61%) Scrum
3 55 (36.91%) SQL Server
4 51 (34.23%) Microsoft
5 48 (32.21%) Java
5 48 (32.21%) TDD
6 47 (31.54%) HTML
7 39 (26.17%) CSS
8 37 (24.83%) .NET
9 36 (24.16%) Web Services
10 35 (23.49%) XML
10 35 (23.49%) Oracle
11 32 (21.48%) UNIX
11 32 (21.48%) OO
12 31 (20.81%) PL/SQL
12 31 (20.81%) JavaScript
13 29 (19.46%) SOAP
14 27 (18.12%) C#
15 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
15 26 (17.45%) DevOps
16 25 (16.78%) MongoDB
16 25 (16.78%) Software Engineering
17 24 (16.11%) Perl
17 24 (16.11%) SQL Server 2008
18 23 (15.44%) WCF
19 22 (14.77%) HTTP
20 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET
20 21 (14.09%) SC Cleared
21 19 (12.75%) Unit Testing
21 19 (12.75%) MVC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (8.05%) Confluence
2 11 (7.38%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.68%) IIS
3 4 (2.68%) JBoss
4 3 (2.01%) Apache
4 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.34%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.34%) WildFly
6 1 (0.67%) CMS
6 1 (0.67%) Drupal
6 1 (0.67%) nginx
6 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.77%) HTTP
2 2 (1.34%) SAN
2 2 (1.34%) Network Security
2 2 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.34%) NAS
3 1 (0.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (36.91%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.78%) MongoDB
3 24 (16.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (10.07%) Relational Database
5 14 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (8.05%) NoSQL
7 11 (7.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (7.38%) DB2
8 10 (6.71%) SQLPlus
8 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (6.04%) RDBMS
10 7 (4.70%) MySQL
10 7 (4.70%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database
11 6 (4.03%) Hadoop
12 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.67%) Adabas
13 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (12.08%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.74%) JIRA
3 15 (10.07%) Subversion
4 14 (9.40%) Maven
4 14 (9.40%) Selenium
5 12 (8.05%) Hudson
6 11 (7.38%) Spock
6 11 (7.38%) Geb
7 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (6.71%) Toad
7 10 (6.71%) JMeter
8 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio
8 8 (5.37%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.68%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (2.01%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.01%) MSBuild
General
1 14 (9.40%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (6.04%) Legal
4 2 (1.34%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (46.98%) Developer
2 25 (16.78%) Analyst
3 18 (12.08%) Tester
3 18 (12.08%) .NET Developer
4 17 (11.41%) Java Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.71%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.71%) AWS Developer
7 9 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (5.37%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Perl Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.37%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.37%) Technical Business Analyst
9 6 (4.03%) Architect
10 5 (3.36%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 4 (2.68%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (31.54%) HTML
2 39 (26.17%) CSS
3 37 (24.83%) .NET
4 36 (24.16%) Web Services
5 35 (23.49%) XML
6 29 (19.46%) SOAP
7 23 (15.44%) WCF
8 21 (14.09%) ASP.NET
9 18 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (11.41%) AngularJS
11 16 (10.74%) RESTful
11 16 (10.74%) jQuery
11 16 (10.74%) Hibernate
12 15 (10.07%) .NET Framework
12 15 (10.07%) J2EE
12 15 (10.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (9.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (9.40%) Spring
14 13 (8.72%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) NHS
2 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.03%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.68%) Video on Demand
4 4 (2.68%) GIS
4 4 (2.68%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.01%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.34%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) W3C
7 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.48%) UNIX
2 18 (12.08%) Linux
3 13 (8.72%) Windows
4 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.34%) CentOS
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.61%) Scrum
2 48 (32.21%) TDD
3 32 (21.48%) OO
4 26 (17.45%) DevOps
5 25 (16.78%) Software Engineering
6 19 (12.75%) Unit Testing
6 19 (12.75%) MVC
7 17 (11.41%) ETL
7 17 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.41%) Open Source
8 14 (9.40%) Configuration Management
9 13 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (8.72%) SDLC
10 12 (8.05%) Data Management
10 12 (8.05%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.05%) Release Management
11 11 (7.38%) Business Analysis
11 11 (7.38%) Pair Programming
11 11 (7.38%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (7.38%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 78 (52.35%) SQL
2 48 (32.21%) Java
3 31 (20.81%) JavaScript
3 31 (20.81%) PL/SQL
4 27 (18.12%) C#
5 24 (16.11%) Perl
6 15 (10.07%) Scala
7 9 (6.04%) BeanShell
8 4 (2.68%) Ruby
8 4 (2.68%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.68%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.01%) Python
10 2 (1.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.67%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.67%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.68%) ISEB
4 3 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.34%) Degree
6 1 (0.67%) APMG
6 1 (0.67%) PMP
6 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.67%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) HL7
2 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Postfix
1 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.01%) Puppet
2 3 (2.01%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.67%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (34.23%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.49%) Oracle
3 11 (7.38%) Twitter
4 3 (2.01%) Google
5 2 (1.34%) Cisco
5 2 (1.34%) Juniper
5 2 (1.34%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.34%) ESRI
5 2 (1.34%) OpenText
6 1 (0.67%) Casewise
6 1 (0.67%) Informatica
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.67%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
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