The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 18 44 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 26.87% 41.12% 19.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.00% 47.83% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.26%
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 Newport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 92 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 89.55% 85.98% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 23
Average daily rate £408 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Newport region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Newport region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Newport region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 34 (36.96%) Scrum
1 34 (36.96%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.61%) ISEB
3 26 (28.26%) ISTQB
4 25 (27.17%) SC Cleared
5 21 (22.83%) Software Testing
6 20 (21.74%) Java
6 20 (21.74%) C#
7 19 (20.65%) .NET
7 19 (20.65%) Selenium
8 18 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (19.57%) Open Source
8 18 (19.57%) Jenkins
8 18 (19.57%) Project Management
8 18 (19.57%) Subversion
9 17 (18.48%) TDD
9 17 (18.48%) SQL
9 17 (18.48%) Automation Testing
9 17 (18.48%) Test Management
9 17 (18.48%) JIRA
10 16 (17.39%) Kanban
11 15 (16.30%) WebDriver
11 15 (16.30%) Finance
12 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
12 14 (15.22%) Coaching
13 13 (14.13%) Computer Science
13 13 (14.13%) JMeter
13 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
14 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
14 12 (13.04%) SOA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.70%) JBoss
2 8 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.52%) OpenROAD
4 2 (2.17%) FileNet
4 2 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (1.09%) SAS
5 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.09%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Project
1 1 (1.09%) Acrobat
1 1 (1.09%) FrameMaker
1 1 (1.09%) CorelDRAW
1 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.09%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) HTTP
1 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.61%) Ingres
5 6 (6.52%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.09%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Selenium
2 18 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (19.57%) Subversion
2 18 (19.57%) Jenkins
3 17 (18.48%) JIRA
4 15 (16.30%) WebDriver
5 13 (14.13%) JMeter
6 11 (11.96%) Bugzilla
7 10 (10.87%) TortoiseSVN
8 8 (8.70%) Maven
8 8 (8.70%) Ant
9 7 (7.61%) JUnit
10 6 (6.52%) TestNG
11 4 (4.35%) Rational Performance Tester
11 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
11 4 (4.35%) LoadUI
12 3 (3.26%) SoapUI
13 2 (2.17%) Gradle
13 2 (2.17%) Artifactory
13 2 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Back Office
2 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Test Manager
2 14 (15.22%) Analyst
3 13 (14.13%) Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Architect
4 11 (11.96%) Tester
5 8 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.52%) QA Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Performance Test Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Database Specialist
9 4 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Performance Manager
9 4 (4.35%) ETL Specialist
10 3 (3.26%) Quality Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.65%) .NET
2 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
3 10 (10.87%) HTML
3 10 (10.87%) Spring
4 9 (9.78%) CSS
5 8 (8.70%) jQuery
6 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (7.61%) HTML5
6 7 (7.61%) Java SE
6 7 (7.61%) CSS3
6 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.43%) Spring MVC
8 3 (3.26%) RESTful
8 3 (3.26%) Middleware
9 2 (2.17%) XML
9 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.09%) MyBatis
10 1 (1.09%) Apache Commons
10 1 (1.09%) JAX-RS
10 1 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Open Source
2 13 (14.13%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 8 (8.70%) Mainframe
5 6 (6.52%) Statistics
6 5 (5.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) AIX
1 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) UNIX
3 5 (5.43%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.96%) Scrum
2 21 (22.83%) Software Testing
3 18 (19.57%) Project Management
4 17 (18.48%) TDD
4 17 (18.48%) Test Management
4 17 (18.48%) Automation Testing
5 16 (17.39%) Kanban
6 14 (15.22%) Coaching
7 12 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 12 (13.04%) Load Testing
7 12 (13.04%) SOA
8 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.96%) BDD
9 10 (10.87%) Test Strategy
9 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.70%) ETL
10 8 (8.70%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.70%) MVC
11 7 (7.61%) Change Data Capture
12 6 (6.52%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) Java
1 20 (21.74%) C#
2 17 (18.48%) SQL
3 8 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.26%) Python
4 3 (3.26%) Ruby
4 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.17%) PHP
5 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (36.96%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.61%) ISEB
3 26 (28.26%) ISTQB
4 25 (27.17%) SC Cleared
5 11 (11.96%) Degree
6 7 (7.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (6.52%) PMI Certification
8 5 (5.43%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (3.26%) MAPM
10 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (2.17%) IBM Certification
11 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.09%) PMP
12 1 (1.09%) APMP
12 1 (1.09%) HND
12 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) QA
2 5 (5.43%) ISO 9000
2 5 (5.43%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.26%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.35%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) IBM
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle
3 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe
4 1 (1.09%) VMware