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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 156 165 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.48% 31.79% 27.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.33% 38.19% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 125 113
Median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.70 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.92% +6.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
360 432 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.25% 83.24% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 333 325
Median daily rate £385 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 9
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.49% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.30 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Cardiff +2 115 £388 +7.63% 18
Newport -1 25 £375 -11.76% 2
Bridgend - 1 £375 - 2
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £290 - 3
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 122 (39.48%) TDD
2 113 (36.57%) Java
3 102 (33.01%) JavaScript
4 97 (31.39%) jQuery
5 95 (30.74%) Selenium
6 94 (30.42%) Scrum
7 84 (27.18%) SQL
8 82 (26.54%) Perl
8 82 (26.54%) Unix
9 79 (25.57%) Cucumber
10 77 (24.92%) OO
11 74 (23.95%) CSS
12 73 (23.62%) Software Engineering
13 70 (22.65%) Security Cleared
14 67 (21.68%) Web Development
14 67 (21.68%) Finance
15 66 (21.36%) .NET
16 64 (20.71%) HTML
17 47 (15.21%) Visual Studio
18 44 (14.24%) Legal
19 43 (13.92%) SC Cleared
20 41 (13.27%) BDD
20 41 (13.27%) C#
21 39 (12.62%) XML
22 37 (11.97%) MVC
22 37 (11.97%) DevOps
23 36 (11.65%) MongoDB
23 36 (11.65%) SQL Server
24 35 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
25 33 (10.68%) NoSQL

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 17 (5.50%) JBoss
2 14 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (4.21%) Apache
4 12 (3.88%) Confluence
4 12 (3.88%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.56%) IIS
6 9 (2.91%) FileNet
6 9 (2.91%) LiveCycle
6 9 (2.91%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.59%) IBM Notes
7 8 (2.59%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.27%) GeoServer
9 5 (1.62%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.62%) SAS
10 3 (0.97%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.97%) CMS
10 3 (0.97%) Jetty
10 3 (0.97%) nginx
10 3 (0.97%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.27%) Gliffy
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) assyst
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (3.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 12 (3.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 12 (3.88%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (3.88%) Amazon S3
3 12 (3.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (2.91%) Route 53
5 5 (1.62%) Google App Engine
5 5 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.62%) SaaS
6 3 (0.97%) GitHub
6 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.32%) Google Play
7 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.56%) HTTP
2 9 (2.91%) SSL
2 9 (2.91%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.59%) DNS
4 6 (1.94%) FTP
5 5 (1.62%) DHCP
5 5 (1.62%) Internet
6 4 (1.29%) LDAP
6 4 (1.29%) VPN
7 3 (0.97%) IPsec
8 2 (0.65%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.32%) Skype
9 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.65%) MongoDB
1 36 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.68%) NoSQL
3 22 (7.12%) Redis
4 15 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (3.88%) MySQL
7 11 (3.56%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.56%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.59%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.94%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.97%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 95 (30.74%) Selenium
2 79 (25.57%) Cucumber
3 47 (15.21%) Visual Studio
4 28 (9.06%) Subversion
5 27 (8.74%) JIRA
6 22 (7.12%) Git (software)
7 18 (5.83%) MbUnit
7 18 (5.83%) MSTest
7 18 (5.83%) NUnit
8 17 (5.50%) Jenkins
8 17 (5.50%) Maven
9 16 (5.18%) JMeter
10 15 (4.85%) WebDriver
11 14 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (4.21%) SpecFlow
13 12 (3.88%) Ant
13 12 (3.88%) JUnit
14 11 (3.56%) DbUnit
14 11 (3.56%) Spock
15 10 (3.24%) Eclipse
General
1 67 (21.68%) Finance
2 44 (14.24%) Legal
3 7 (2.27%) Banking
3 7 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.97%) Publishing
5 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.32%) Games
6 1 (0.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (48.54%) Developer
2 65 (21.04%) Analyst
3 31 (10.03%) Java Developer
4 30 (9.71%) Web Developer
5 29 (9.39%) Project Manager
5 29 (9.39%) Test Analyst
6 27 (8.74%) Business Analyst
6 27 (8.74%) Perl Developer
7 24 (7.77%) Agile Developer
8 20 (6.47%) Senior Developer
8 20 (6.47%) Tester
9 17 (5.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (5.50%) Senior Agile Developer
10 16 (5.18%) .NET Developer
11 15 (4.85%) Agile Business Analyst
12 13 (4.21%) Website Developer
13 11 (3.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 10 (3.24%) Architect
15 9 (2.91%) Unix Developer
16 8 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (31.39%) jQuery
2 74 (23.95%) CSS
3 66 (21.36%) .NET
4 64 (20.71%) HTML
5 39 (12.62%) XML
6 33 (10.68%) RESTful
7 30 (9.71%) AngularJS
7 30 (9.71%) Kafka
8 28 (9.06%) Mojolicious
9 26 (8.41%) WCF
10 23 (7.44%) HTML5
10 23 (7.44%) KnockoutJS
11 22 (7.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (6.80%) SOAP
13 20 (6.47%) CSS3
14 19 (6.15%) Spring
15 18 (5.83%) Hibernate
16 17 (5.50%) J2EE
16 17 (5.50%) Web Services
17 16 (5.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.27%) Replication
3 6 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.29%) N-Tier
5 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.97%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.97%) User Experience
6 2 (0.65%) CMDB
6 2 (0.65%) NHS
7 1 (0.32%) AS400
7 1 (0.32%) CESG
7 1 (0.32%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.32%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.32%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.54%) Unix
2 25 (8.09%) Linux
3 10 (3.24%) Windows
4 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.65%) Android
5 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (39.48%) TDD
2 94 (30.42%) Scrum
3 77 (24.92%) OO
4 73 (23.62%) Software Engineering
5 67 (21.68%) Web Development
6 41 (13.27%) BDD
7 37 (11.97%) DevOps
7 37 (11.97%) MVC
8 35 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (9.71%) Unit Testing
10 24 (7.77%) ITIL
10 24 (7.77%) Test-First Development
11 22 (7.12%) Waterfall
12 21 (6.80%) Business Analysis
13 20 (6.47%) Configuration Management
13 20 (6.47%) Mentoring
14 18 (5.83%) ATDD
14 18 (5.83%) Document Management
14 18 (5.83%) Migration
14 18 (5.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (36.57%) Java
2 102 (33.01%) JavaScript
3 84 (27.18%) SQL
4 82 (26.54%) Perl
5 41 (13.27%) C#
6 23 (7.44%) Scala
7 22 (7.12%) Go
8 19 (6.15%) TypeScript
9 15 (4.85%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.88%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.27%) PHP
12 6 (1.94%) C
13 5 (1.62%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.29%) ANSI SQL
14 4 (1.29%) Python
15 3 (0.97%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.97%) Ruby
16 2 (0.65%) VB
17 1 (0.32%) C++
17 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (22.65%) Security Cleared
2 43 (13.92%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.80%) ISEB
4 16 (5.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (4.85%) ISTQB
6 10 (3.24%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.94%) Degree
7 6 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.62%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.97%) CISSP
9 3 (0.97%) MAPM
9 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.32%) CBAP
11 1 (0.32%) CLAS
11 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (5.18%) QA
3 6 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.97%) P3O
5 2 (0.65%) RMADS
5 2 (0.65%) SDET
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.32%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (3.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.62%) Xen
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (5.18%) Ansible
2 12 (3.88%) Terraform
3 10 (3.24%) Fluentd
4 8 (2.59%) Mesos
5 7 (2.27%) Piwik
6 6 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.62%) Puppet
8 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.97%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 27 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.15%) Oracle
3 9 (2.91%) Adobe
3 9 (2.91%) ILOG
3 9 (2.91%) Splunk
4 8 (2.59%) Atlassian
4 8 (2.59%) Lotus
5 7 (2.27%) Kofax
5 7 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.94%) Google
6 6 (1.94%) Teradata
6 6 (1.94%) VMware
7 5 (1.62%) Informatica
7 5 (1.62%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.29%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.97%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.97%) IBM
9 3 (0.97%) New Relic
9 3 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.97%) Zend
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