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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 1 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 176 185 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.00% 28.07% 9.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.02% 35.85% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 115 20
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£400 £431 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £324 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.70 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
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
451 516 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.00% 78.30% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 327 162
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.25 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.75 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -1 100 £428 -5.00% 10
Cardiff -3 61 £355 -11.25% 11
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £400 -
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

1 124 (48.63%) Scrum
2 80 (31.37%) Security Cleared
3 76 (29.80%) Java
4 75 (29.41%) .NET
5 70 (27.45%) SC Cleared
6 69 (27.06%) TDD
7 68 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 64 (25.10%) Microsoft
9 61 (23.92%) SQL
10 53 (20.78%) C#
11 50 (19.61%) BDD
12 47 (18.43%) Unit Testing
13 46 (18.04%) .NET Framework
14 42 (16.47%) Web Services
14 42 (16.47%) XML
15 40 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 38 (14.90%) REST
17 37 (14.51%) Finance
18 36 (14.12%) Oracle
18 36 (14.12%) SOAP
19 35 (13.73%) Visual Studio
20 33 (12.94%) HTML
21 32 (12.55%) Windows
22 31 (12.16%) ASP.NET
22 31 (12.16%) MVC
23 30 (11.76%) CRM
24 27 (10.59%) PRINCE2
24 27 (10.59%) CSS
24 27 (10.59%) Selenium
24 27 (10.59%) Test Scripting

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (8.24%) IIS
2 17 (6.67%) JBoss
3 15 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.10%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.57%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.18%) Apache
8 3 (1.18%) FileNet
8 3 (1.18%) Lync
9 2 (0.78%) Mule
9 2 (0.78%) nginx
9 2 (0.78%) Node.js
9 2 (0.78%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.78%) WildFly
9 2 (0.78%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.78%) CMS
9 2 (0.78%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.75%) MS Project
3 3 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.78%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.78%) MS Office
4 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.39%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.39%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.39%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 19 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.18%) SaaS
3 2 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.39%) Office 365
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.96%) Internet
2 4 (1.57%) DNS
2 4 (1.57%) DHCP
3 3 (1.18%) HTTP
3 3 (1.18%) SAN
4 2 (0.78%) Network Security
4 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.78%) NAS
4 2 (0.78%) Wireless
4 2 (0.78%) Firewall
4 2 (0.78%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.78%) IPv4
4 2 (0.78%) LAN
4 2 (0.78%) WAN
4 2 (0.78%) MPLS
5 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (5.49%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.49%) RDBMS
5 14 (5.49%) MySQL
5 14 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.75%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (2.75%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.57%) Ingres
9 4 (1.57%) DB2
10 3 (1.18%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.78%) Big Data
11 2 (0.78%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 40 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (13.73%) Visual Studio
3 27 (10.59%) Selenium
4 24 (9.41%) Subversion
5 22 (8.63%) JMeter
5 22 (8.63%) Cucumber
6 21 (8.24%) Jenkins
7 16 (6.27%) Eclipse
8 15 (5.88%) JUnit
9 14 (5.49%) JIRA
10 13 (5.10%) Maven
11 12 (4.71%) SpecFlow
12 11 (4.31%) WebDriver
13 8 (3.14%) TestNG
14 7 (2.75%) Bugzilla
15 6 (2.35%) Git (software)
15 6 (2.35%) Toad
16 4 (1.57%) Gradle
16 4 (1.57%) Artifactory
16 4 (1.57%) MSBuild
General
1 37 (14.51%) Finance
2 11 (4.31%) Marketing
3 10 (3.92%) Back Office
3 10 (3.92%) Legal
4 3 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (45.10%) Developer
2 44 (17.25%) Analyst
3 30 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 27 (10.59%) Business Analyst
4 27 (10.59%) Tester
4 27 (10.59%) Java Developer
5 20 (7.84%) Project Manager
6 17 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 17 (6.67%) Architect
7 15 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 15 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 12 (4.71%) AWS Developer
9 10 (3.92%) CRM Analyst
9 10 (3.92%) CRM Business Analyst
10 9 (3.53%) Agile Coach
11 8 (3.14%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (3.14%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.75%) Perl Developer
12 7 (2.75%) Senior SQL Developer
13 6 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (29.41%) .NET
2 46 (18.04%) .NET Framework
3 42 (16.47%) Web Services
3 42 (16.47%) XML
4 38 (14.90%) REST
5 36 (14.12%) SOAP
6 33 (12.94%) HTML
7 31 (12.16%) ASP.NET
8 27 (10.59%) CSS
9 26 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (9.41%) Spring
11 23 (9.02%) jQuery
11 23 (9.02%) Hibernate
12 19 (7.45%) HTML5
12 19 (7.45%) RESTful
13 14 (5.49%) Java SE
14 13 (5.10%) CSS3
15 12 (4.71%) MyBatis
16 11 (4.31%) Mojolicious
16 11 (4.31%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.88%) User Experience
2 12 (4.71%) Mainframe
3 11 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.53%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.53%) NHS
5 7 (2.75%) GIS
5 7 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.35%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.57%) RMADS
7 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.18%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.18%) Human Factors
9 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.78%) AS400
10 1 (0.39%) W3C
10 1 (0.39%) IPTV
10 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.39%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.55%) Windows
2 23 (9.02%) UNIX
3 16 (6.27%) Linux
4 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.96%) AIX
5 5 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (48.63%) Scrum
2 69 (27.06%) TDD
3 50 (19.61%) BDD
4 47 (18.43%) Unit Testing
5 31 (12.16%) MVC
6 30 (11.76%) CRM
7 27 (10.59%) PRINCE2
7 27 (10.59%) Test Scripting
8 26 (10.20%) Project Management
9 22 (8.63%) Software Engineering
10 20 (7.84%) Risk Management
11 19 (7.45%) OO
12 16 (6.27%) ETL
13 15 (5.88%) Automated Testing
13 15 (5.88%) Regression Testing
13 15 (5.88%) SOA
13 15 (5.88%) Time Management
14 14 (5.49%) Open Source
14 14 (5.49%) Waterfall
14 14 (5.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 76 (29.80%) Java
2 61 (23.92%) SQL
3 53 (20.78%) C#
4 21 (8.24%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.24%) Perl
4 21 (8.24%) PL/SQL
5 18 (7.06%) Scala
6 6 (2.35%) Ruby
6 6 (2.35%) PHP
7 4 (1.57%) Python
7 4 (1.57%) C
8 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.39%) Delphi
9 1 (0.39%) NATURAL
9 1 (0.39%) Jython
9 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 80 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 70 (27.45%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.84%) ISEB
3 20 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.10%) Degree
5 10 (3.92%) MCPD
5 10 (3.92%) MCTS
5 10 (3.92%) MCDBA
5 10 (3.92%) MCAD
5 10 (3.92%) MCSD
6 9 (3.53%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.14%) MCITP
8 7 (2.75%) Sun Certification
9 6 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.96%) MAPM
11 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.57%) CISSP
12 1 (0.39%) HND
12 1 (0.39%) PhD
12 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.96%) P3O
3 3 (1.18%) SLA
4 2 (0.78%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.57%) vSphere
2 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.78%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.39%) Nagios
3 1 (0.39%) Ansible
3 1 (0.39%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (25.10%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.12%) Oracle
3 5 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.57%) VMware
5 3 (1.18%) Cisco
5 3 (1.18%) Adobe
5 3 (1.18%) Google
5 3 (1.18%) PayPal
5 3 (1.18%) WorldPay
6 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.78%) OpenText
6 2 (0.78%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.78%) Juniper
7 1 (0.39%) HP
7 1 (0.39%) IBM
7 1 (0.39%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.39%) Lotus
7 1 (0.39%) Casewise
7 1 (0.39%) ESRI
7 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
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