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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 78 93 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.35% 19.25% 8.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.48% 24.80% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 57 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.60%
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
347 375 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.75% 77.64% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 229 148
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Average hourly rate £15.63 £40.00 £12.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +226.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.20 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £16.95
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 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 3 March 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
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 3 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff +1 45 £413 +10.00% 15
Newport 0 19 £325 -13.33% 9
Glamorgan - 1 £225 -
Monmouthshire - - - - 2
Torfaen - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Merthyr Tydfil - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 2
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 87 (33.98%) Scrum
2 67 (26.17%) Security Cleared
3 56 (21.88%) HTML
4 55 (21.48%) SQL Server
5 53 (20.70%) Java
5 53 (20.70%) SC Cleared
6 52 (20.31%) Jenkins
7 51 (19.92%) .NET
8 50 (19.53%) TDD
9 49 (19.14%) Subversion
9 49 (19.14%) SQL
10 48 (18.75%) CSS
11 44 (17.19%) JavaScript
12 42 (16.41%) Microsoft
12 42 (16.41%) HTML5
13 40 (15.63%) C#
14 39 (15.23%) jQuery
15 38 (14.84%) CSS3
15 38 (14.84%) Project Management
16 37 (14.45%) ISEB
16 37 (14.45%) Finance
16 37 (14.45%) REST
17 36 (14.06%) Open Source
18 33 (12.89%) Team Foundation Server
19 32 (12.50%) Selenium
20 31 (12.11%) JIRA
20 31 (12.11%) JUnit
21 30 (11.72%) PRINCE2
21 30 (11.72%) MVC
22 28 (10.94%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 25 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.08%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.08%) JBoss
3 6 (2.34%) OpenROAD
4 5 (1.95%) FileNet
4 5 (1.95%) Apache
4 5 (1.95%) Lync
5 4 (1.56%) CMS
5 4 (1.56%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.17%) Mule
6 3 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.17%) Confluence
6 3 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.39%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.39%) Zope
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
8 1 (0.39%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) MS Project
1 4 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.78%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.39%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.39%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (0.39%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 18 (7.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.73%) SaaS
3 3 (1.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.86%) HTTP
2 3 (1.17%) Internet
3 2 (0.78%) MPLS
3 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.78%) SAN
3 2 (0.78%) LAN
3 2 (0.78%) WAN
3 2 (0.78%) Wireless
3 2 (0.78%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.78%) Network Security
3 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.78%) NAS
4 1 (0.39%) AMQP
4 1 (0.39%) DVB
4 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.48%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 21 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 20 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.91%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.73%) Ingres
9 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.56%) MySQL
10 4 (1.56%) MS Access
11 3 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.78%) DB2
12 2 (0.78%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.78%) Firebird
13 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 52 (20.31%) Jenkins
2 49 (19.14%) Subversion
3 33 (12.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (12.50%) Selenium
5 31 (12.11%) JIRA
5 31 (12.11%) JUnit
6 26 (10.16%) Git (software)
7 20 (7.81%) WebDriver
8 17 (6.64%) Maven
8 17 (6.64%) JMeter
9 15 (5.86%) Visual Studio
10 14 (5.47%) Bugzilla
10 14 (5.47%) Jasmine
11 12 (4.69%) TortoiseSVN
12 11 (4.30%) Ant
13 9 (3.52%) Eclipse
14 7 (2.73%) TestNG
14 7 (2.73%) SoapUI
15 5 (1.95%) Gradle
15 5 (1.95%) Artifactory
General
1 37 (14.45%) Finance
2 13 (5.08%) Marketing
3 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.17%) Back Office
5 2 (0.78%) Electronics
5 2 (0.78%) Legal
5 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.39%) Billing
6 1 (0.39%) Publishing
6 1 (0.39%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 81 (31.64%) Developer
2 53 (20.70%) Analyst
3 33 (12.89%) Business Analyst
4 25 (9.77%) Architect
5 21 (8.20%) Project Manager
6 19 (7.42%) Tester
6 19 (7.42%) Test Manager
6 19 (7.42%) Test Analyst
7 18 (7.03%) Java Developer
8 14 (5.47%) Technical Architect
8 14 (5.47%) Scala Developer
9 10 (3.91%) CRM Analyst
9 10 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (3.91%) Software Developer
9 10 (3.91%) CRM Business Analyst
10 9 (3.52%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.73%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.34%) Database Specialist
12 6 (2.34%) QA Manager
12 6 (2.34%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (21.88%) HTML
2 51 (19.92%) .NET
3 48 (18.75%) CSS
4 42 (16.41%) HTML5
5 39 (15.23%) jQuery
6 38 (14.84%) CSS3
7 37 (14.45%) REST
8 26 (10.16%) XML
8 26 (10.16%) Ajax
9 24 (9.38%) Spring
9 24 (9.38%) .NET Framework
10 22 (8.59%) ASP.NET
11 20 (7.81%) JSON
12 19 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (7.03%) Web Services
14 16 (6.25%) SOAP
15 15 (5.86%) Play Framework
16 11 (4.30%) Hibernate
17 10 (3.91%) Java SE
17 10 (3.91%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.06%) Open Source
2 18 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.08%) Mainframe
5 11 (4.30%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.73%) NHS
6 7 (2.73%) User Experience
7 6 (2.34%) Statistics
8 5 (1.95%) PMI
9 4 (1.56%) GIS
10 3 (1.17%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.17%) New Media
11 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.78%) AS400
11 2 (0.78%) DTV
11 2 (0.78%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.78%) Human Factors
12 1 (0.39%) Social Network
12 1 (0.39%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.86%) Linux
2 11 (4.30%) UNIX
3 10 (3.91%) Windows
4 7 (2.73%) AIX
5 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.78%) Android
7 2 (0.78%) CentOS
7 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (33.98%) Scrum
2 50 (19.53%) TDD
3 38 (14.84%) Project Management
4 30 (11.72%) MVC
4 30 (11.72%) PRINCE2
5 28 (10.94%) CRM
6 26 (10.16%) Test Scripting
7 25 (9.77%) BDD
7 25 (9.77%) Software Testing
8 24 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (8.98%) Automation Testing
9 23 (8.98%) SOA
10 22 (8.59%) Coaching
11 20 (7.81%) Kanban
11 20 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (7.42%) Test Management
12 19 (7.42%) Waterfall
13 18 (7.03%) ETL
13 18 (7.03%) UML
14 15 (5.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (20.70%) Java
2 49 (19.14%) SQL
3 44 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 40 (15.63%) C#
5 23 (8.98%) Scala
6 14 (5.47%) Python
6 14 (5.47%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.30%) Ruby
8 10 (3.91%) PHP
9 9 (3.52%) Perl
10 8 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.95%) C
12 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.78%) C++
13 1 (0.39%) Delphi
13 1 (0.39%) VB
13 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.39%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 67 (26.17%) Security Cleared
2 53 (20.70%) SC Cleared
3 37 (14.45%) ISEB
4 28 (10.94%) ISTQB
5 19 (7.42%) Degree
6 10 (3.91%) MCPD
6 10 (3.91%) MCTS
6 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.91%) MCAD
6 10 (3.91%) MCSD
7 7 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (2.73%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.34%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.95%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.17%) MAPM
11 3 (1.17%) BC Cleared
11 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.17%) Sun Certification
11 3 (1.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.47%) QA
2 6 (2.34%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.95%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.17%) P3O
5 2 (0.78%) HL7
6 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) Shibboleth
1 3 (1.17%) vCloud
2 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (7.42%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.56%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (1.17%) Puppet
3 3 (1.17%) Ansible
4 2 (0.78%) Graphite
4 2 (0.78%) Windows Intune
4 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.78%) StatsD
Vendors
1 42 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.59%) Oracle
3 11 (4.30%) IBM
4 4 (1.56%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.56%) Adobe
4 4 (1.56%) HP
5 3 (1.17%) VMware
6 2 (0.78%) Zend
6 2 (0.78%) SAP
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco
6 2 (0.78%) Juniper
6 2 (0.78%) Informatica
6 2 (0.78%) ILOG
6 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.78%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.78%) Twitter
6 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.39%) Kofax
7 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.39%) Splunk
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