The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 166 181 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.35% 30.52% 29.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.62% 37.95% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 155 104
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +22.53%
Agile Software Development
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
525 477 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.33% 80.44% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 384 299
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.03 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +9 66 £475 +11.76% 7
Cardiff -1 61 £409 +22.01% 12
Bridgend - 1 £450 - 1
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 125 (38.94%) Java
2 111 (34.58%) Scrum
3 105 (32.71%) TDD
4 81 (25.23%) BDD
5 57 (17.76%) Security Cleared
6 54 (16.82%) Relational Database
6 54 (16.82%) Finance
7 49 (15.26%) HTML
8 47 (14.64%) JSON
9 46 (14.33%) Kanban
10 44 (13.71%) JavaScript
11 43 (13.40%) SQL
11 43 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (13.40%) Selenium
11 43 (13.40%) RESTful
12 42 (13.08%) DevOps
12 42 (13.08%) CSS
13 40 (12.46%) Software Engineering
13 40 (12.46%) REST
14 39 (12.15%) Web Development
15 38 (11.84%) SC Cleared
16 37 (11.53%) Open Source
17 36 (11.21%) Scala
18 34 (10.59%) Jenkins
18 34 (10.59%) Python
18 34 (10.59%) HTTP
19 33 (10.28%) Web Services
20 32 (9.97%) Linux
21 31 (9.66%) Cucumber
22 30 (9.35%) Amazon AWS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 19 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.12%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (2.80%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.80%) SAS
4 6 (1.87%) Confluence
5 4 (1.25%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.25%) Liferay
5 4 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.93%) JBoss
6 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.62%) Apache
7 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Luigi
8 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Project
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.36%) PaaS
3 7 (2.18%) SaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.31%) GitHub
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.31%) Route 53
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.59%) HTTP
2 6 (1.87%) Network Security
3 2 (0.62%) Firewall
3 2 (0.62%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.82%) Relational Database
2 26 (8.10%) MongoDB
3 24 (7.48%) SQL Server
4 20 (6.23%) NoSQL
5 14 (4.36%) Big Data
6 12 (3.74%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.43%) Neo4j
8 9 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 7 (2.18%) Base SAS
10 7 (2.18%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.56%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.25%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.25%) HBase
13 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (13.40%) Selenium
2 34 (10.59%) Jenkins
3 31 (9.66%) Cucumber
4 24 (7.48%) Git (software)
5 14 (4.36%) JIRA
5 14 (4.36%) JMeter
5 14 (4.36%) SpecFlow
6 13 (4.05%) JUnit
7 10 (3.12%) HP UFT
8 9 (2.80%) Maven
8 9 (2.80%) NUnit
8 9 (2.80%) SoapUI
8 9 (2.80%) WinRunner
9 8 (2.49%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.18%) LoadRunner
10 7 (2.18%) Mercurial
10 7 (2.18%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.87%) JBehave
11 6 (1.87%) MSTest
11 6 (1.87%) Subversion
General
1 54 (16.82%) Finance
2 20 (6.23%) Publishing
3 16 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.67%) Marketing
5 12 (3.74%) Electronics
5 12 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.62%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 153 (47.66%) Developer
2 70 (21.81%) Java Developer
3 67 (20.87%) Analyst
4 30 (9.35%) Business Analyst
5 23 (7.17%) Agile Developer
6 22 (6.85%) Architect
6 22 (6.85%) Senior Developer
6 22 (6.85%) Test Analyst
7 20 (6.23%) Agile Java Developer
8 17 (5.30%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (4.98%) Scala Developer
10 14 (4.36%) Software Engineer
11 13 (4.05%) QA Analyst
12 11 (3.43%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.80%) Agile Business Analyst
13 9 (2.80%) Tester
14 8 (2.49%) Business Systems Analyst
14 8 (2.49%) Cloud Developer
14 8 (2.49%) Designer
14 8 (2.49%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.26%) HTML
2 47 (14.64%) JSON
3 43 (13.40%) RESTful
4 42 (13.08%) CSS
5 40 (12.46%) REST
6 33 (10.28%) Web Services
7 22 (6.85%) Spring
8 19 (5.92%) .NET
9 18 (5.61%) AngularJS
10 16 (4.98%) HTML5
11 14 (4.36%) Gherkin
12 13 (4.05%) jQuery
13 12 (3.74%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.74%) CSS3
14 11 (3.43%) Kafka
14 11 (3.43%) SOAP
15 10 (3.12%) J2EE
16 9 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (2.80%) WCF
16 9 (2.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.41%) User Experience
2 14 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.49%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.18%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.87%) NHS
6 5 (1.56%) Informatics
7 4 (1.25%) AS400
7 4 (1.25%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.25%) W3C
8 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.93%) Fintech
8 3 (0.93%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.93%) Telematics
9 2 (0.62%) CESG
9 2 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.62%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.31%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.97%) Linux
2 20 (6.23%) Unix
3 14 (4.36%) Windows
4 6 (1.87%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.62%) Android
6 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) AIX
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (34.58%) Scrum
2 105 (32.71%) TDD
3 81 (25.23%) BDD
4 46 (14.33%) Kanban
5 43 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (13.08%) DevOps
7 40 (12.46%) Software Engineering
8 39 (12.15%) Web Development
9 37 (11.53%) Open Source
10 29 (9.03%) OWASP
11 28 (8.72%) Secure Coding
11 28 (8.72%) Waterfall
12 26 (8.10%) Configuration Management
13 24 (7.48%) Microservices
14 23 (7.17%) Business Analysis
14 23 (7.17%) Test Automation
15 21 (6.54%) Automated Testing
16 20 (6.23%) Project Management
17 18 (5.61%) OO
17 18 (5.61%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 125 (38.94%) Java
2 44 (13.71%) JavaScript
3 43 (13.40%) SQL
4 36 (11.21%) Scala
5 34 (10.59%) Python
6 20 (6.23%) C#
7 14 (4.36%) Go
8 8 (2.49%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.49%) Ruby
9 7 (2.18%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.56%) C
11 4 (1.25%) Groovy
12 3 (0.93%) PHP
13 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.31%) Perl
14 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.31%) R
14 1 (0.31%) VB
14 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (17.76%) Security Cleared
2 38 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.85%) ISEB
4 10 (3.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (2.80%) CISSP
6 6 (1.87%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.25%) CEH
8 4 (1.25%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (1.25%) CREST Certified
8 4 (1.25%) Degree
9 2 (0.62%) CCENT
9 2 (0.62%) CCNA
9 2 (0.62%) CCNP
9 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.62%) CLAS
9 2 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.35%) QA
2 16 (4.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) RMADS
5 1 (0.31%) P3O
5 1 (0.31%) WAI
5 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (2.18%) Docker
2 3 (0.93%) HDFS
3 2 (0.62%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.31%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (4.36%) Ansible
2 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.25%) Puppet
3 3 (0.93%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.62%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.62%) Oozie
5 1 (0.31%) Ambari
5 1 (0.31%) Fluentd
5 1 (0.31%) Marathon
5 1 (0.31%) Mesos
5 1 (0.31%) Nessus
5 1 (0.31%) Packer
5 1 (0.31%) Piwik
5 1 (0.31%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.31%) Terraform
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (5.92%) Oracle
2 17 (5.30%) SAP
3 11 (3.43%) Cloudera
3 11 (3.43%) HP
4 8 (2.49%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.18%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.56%) Splunk
6 5 (1.56%) Teradata
7 4 (1.25%) Guidewire
7 4 (1.25%) Informatica
7 4 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.93%) Cognos
8 3 (0.93%) Siebel
9 2 (0.62%) Avaya
9 2 (0.62%) CA
9 2 (0.62%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.62%) Cisco
9 2 (0.62%) IBM
9 2 (0.62%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.62%) Nortel