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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 44 69 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 34.11% 55.65% 18.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.64% 65.09% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £444 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +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 Newport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 106 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 86.05% 85.48% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 66 39
Average daily rate £400 £410 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £23.75 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.78% -38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £19.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £25.00 £55.00
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 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 89 (75.42%) Scrum
2 59 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 52 (44.07%) SC Cleared
4 48 (40.68%) .NET
5 47 (39.83%) SQL Server
6 45 (38.14%) BDD
7 43 (36.44%) Java
8 40 (33.90%) TDD
9 38 (32.20%) Web Services
10 33 (27.97%) C#
11 32 (27.12%) SOAP
11 32 (27.12%) .NET Framework
12 31 (26.27%) Unit Testing
12 31 (26.27%) REST
12 31 (26.27%) XML
13 29 (24.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 26 (22.03%) Visual Studio
15 25 (21.19%) MVC
16 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
16 23 (19.49%) Selenium
16 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (18.64%) Cucumber
17 22 (18.64%) Subversion
18 21 (17.80%) IIS
18 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
19 20 (16.95%) JMeter
20 19 (16.10%) SQL Server 2008
20 19 (16.10%) Test Scripting
21 18 (15.25%) Finance

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (17.80%) IIS
2 17 (14.41%) JBoss
3 15 (12.71%) Tomcat
4 12 (10.17%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.39%) FileNet
7 3 (2.54%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.69%) WildFly
9 1 (0.85%) SAS
9 1 (0.85%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Office 365
2 2 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) DHCP
2 2 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) SAN
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (39.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.32%) MySQL
4 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.24%) Ingres
7 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.69%) Big Data
7 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.85%) QlikView
8 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (24.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (22.03%) Visual Studio
3 23 (19.49%) Selenium
4 22 (18.64%) Cucumber
4 22 (18.64%) Subversion
5 20 (16.95%) JMeter
6 17 (14.41%) Eclipse
7 12 (10.17%) JIRA
7 12 (10.17%) SpecFlow
8 10 (8.47%) Jenkins
9 9 (7.63%) WebDriver
10 6 (5.08%) TestNG
10 6 (5.08%) JUnit
11 5 (4.24%) Bugzilla
12 4 (3.39%) Gradle
12 4 (3.39%) Artifactory
13 3 (2.54%) ReSharper
13 3 (2.54%) SoapUI
14 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
15 1 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 18 (15.25%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Back Office
3 3 (2.54%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 57 (48.31%) Developer
2 25 (21.19%) .NET Developer
3 19 (16.10%) Java Developer
4 17 (14.41%) SQL Developer
5 16 (13.56%) Tester
6 11 (9.32%) Architect
6 11 (9.32%) Analyst
7 10 (8.47%) Project Manager
7 10 (8.47%) Agile Coach
8 8 (6.78%) Test Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Senior SQL Developer
10 6 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.24%) Senior SQL Server Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Security Architect
13 3 (2.54%) Test Engineer
13 3 (2.54%) Scala Developer
13 3 (2.54%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 3 (2.54%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (40.68%) .NET
2 38 (32.20%) Web Services
3 32 (27.12%) SOAP
3 32 (27.12%) .NET Framework
4 31 (26.27%) XML
4 31 (26.27%) REST
5 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
5 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (13.56%) Spring
7 14 (11.86%) Java SE
7 14 (11.86%) Hibernate
8 13 (11.02%) HTML
9 12 (10.17%) MyBatis
10 9 (7.63%) CSS
11 8 (6.78%) HTML5
11 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (5.08%) CSS3
12 6 (5.08%) jQuery
13 5 (4.24%) Velocity
13 5 (4.24%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Mainframe
2 9 (7.63%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.93%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.93%) User Experience
4 4 (3.39%) RMADS
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) SCADA
6 1 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.71%) Windows
2 8 (6.78%) Linux
3 5 (4.24%) AIX
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) UNIX
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (75.42%) Scrum
2 45 (38.14%) BDD
3 40 (33.90%) TDD
4 31 (26.27%) Unit Testing
5 25 (21.19%) MVC
6 19 (16.10%) Test Scripting
7 15 (12.71%) SOA
8 12 (10.17%) Regression Testing
9 11 (9.32%) Risk Management
9 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.32%) Test-First Development
10 10 (8.47%) Project Management
11 8 (6.78%) Load Testing
12 7 (5.93%) User Stories
12 7 (5.93%) Automation Testing
12 7 (5.93%) ETL
13 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.08%) Open Source
14 5 (4.24%) Test Management
15 4 (3.39%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.44%) Java
2 33 (27.97%) C#
3 13 (11.02%) SQL
4 3 (2.54%) Scala
5 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.85%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) Jython
6 1 (0.85%) Groovy
6 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 52 (44.07%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.17%) ISEB
4 10 (8.47%) MCDBA
4 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.78%) MCITP
6 6 (5.08%) Degree
7 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (3.39%) CISSP
9 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.69%) MAPM
10 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.69%) P3O
2 2 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) vSphere
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) vCloud
3 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Nagios
1 1 (0.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.85%) SCOM
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.56%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) PayPal
3 6 (5.08%) WorldPay
4 3 (2.54%) Lotus
5 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.69%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco