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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 112 134 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.45% 22.19% 9.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.38% 28.51% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 82 30
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£381 £400 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +30.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £526
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 £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
479 470 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.91% 77.81% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 332 197
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.35 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Cardiff -2 53 £350 -12.50% 26
Newport -1 41 £410 -7.60% 8
Glamorgan - 2 - - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £388 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £413 -
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 140 (51.09%) Scrum
2 85 (31.02%) Security Cleared
3 83 (30.29%) SQL Server
4 82 (29.93%) Java
5 76 (27.74%) .NET
6 75 (27.37%) TDD
7 72 (26.28%) SQL
7 72 (26.28%) SC Cleared
8 61 (22.26%) Microsoft
9 55 (20.07%) BDD
10 54 (19.71%) C#
11 52 (18.98%) Web Services
12 50 (18.25%) XML
13 49 (17.88%) .NET Framework
14 46 (16.79%) SOAP
15 43 (15.69%) Unit Testing
15 43 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 41 (14.96%) Oracle
17 40 (14.60%) REST
18 38 (13.87%) Visual Studio
18 38 (13.87%) HTML
19 34 (12.41%) Windows
19 34 (12.41%) Finance
20 33 (12.04%) MVC
20 33 (12.04%) ASP.NET
21 31 (11.31%) Subversion
21 31 (11.31%) CSS
22 30 (10.95%) Selenium
23 29 (10.58%) Spring
23 29 (10.58%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.12%) IIS
2 20 (7.30%) JBoss
3 16 (5.84%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.74%) WebSphere
5 11 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.28%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.19%) Confluence
8 5 (1.82%) FileNet
9 4 (1.46%) Apache
9 4 (1.46%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.09%) OpenROAD
10 3 (1.09%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.73%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.73%) CMS
11 2 (0.73%) Mule
11 2 (0.73%) nginx
11 2 (0.73%) WildFly
11 2 (0.73%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.36%) Lync
12 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.19%) MS Project
3 5 (1.82%) MS Office
4 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.09%) Office 365
3 2 (0.73%) IaaS
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.82%) HTTP
2 4 (1.46%) DNS
2 4 (1.46%) Internet
2 4 (1.46%) DHCP
3 2 (0.73%) IPv4
4 1 (0.36%) SAN
4 1 (0.36%) Firewall
4 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (30.29%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (8.76%) Relational Database
4 21 (7.66%) MongoDB
5 18 (6.57%) MySQL
6 17 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (5.84%) RDBMS
8 15 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.28%) DB2
10 8 (2.92%) SQLPlus
11 7 (2.55%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (2.55%) Ingres
11 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (2.55%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (2.19%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.46%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 43 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (13.87%) Visual Studio
3 31 (11.31%) Subversion
4 30 (10.95%) Selenium
5 26 (9.49%) Jenkins
6 24 (8.76%) JMeter
7 23 (8.39%) Cucumber
8 22 (8.03%) JIRA
9 17 (6.20%) Eclipse
10 12 (4.38%) Maven
10 12 (4.38%) JUnit
10 12 (4.38%) SpecFlow
11 11 (4.01%) WebDriver
12 8 (2.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (2.92%) TestNG
12 8 (2.92%) Toad
13 7 (2.55%) Bugzilla
13 7 (2.55%) Git (software)
14 6 (2.19%) Hudson
14 6 (2.19%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (12.41%) Finance
2 13 (4.74%) Back Office
2 13 (4.74%) Legal
3 8 (2.92%) Marketing
4 3 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 120 (43.80%) Developer
2 42 (15.33%) Analyst
3 33 (12.04%) Java Developer
4 32 (11.68%) .NET Developer
5 30 (10.95%) Tester
6 28 (10.22%) Project Manager
7 23 (8.39%) Business Analyst
8 18 (6.57%) Test Analyst
9 17 (6.20%) Architect
9 17 (6.20%) SQL Developer
10 13 (4.74%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.01%) Agile Coach
11 11 (4.01%) AWS Developer
12 10 (3.65%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
14 8 (2.92%) Agile Project Manager
14 8 (2.92%) SQL Server Developer
14 8 (2.92%) Perl Developer
15 7 (2.55%) Senior SQL Developer
16 6 (2.19%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (27.74%) .NET
2 52 (18.98%) Web Services
3 50 (18.25%) XML
4 49 (17.88%) .NET Framework
5 46 (16.79%) SOAP
6 40 (14.60%) REST
7 38 (13.87%) HTML
8 33 (12.04%) ASP.NET
9 31 (11.31%) CSS
10 29 (10.58%) Spring
11 28 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (9.85%) Hibernate
13 24 (8.76%) jQuery
14 21 (7.66%) RESTful
15 19 (6.93%) HTML5
16 14 (5.11%) Java SE
17 13 (4.74%) CSS3
18 12 (4.38%) Entity Framework
18 12 (4.38%) Mojolicious
18 12 (4.38%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.47%) User Experience
2 12 (4.38%) NHS
2 12 (4.38%) Mainframe
3 10 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.92%) GIS
4 8 (2.92%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.19%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.19%) Taxonomies
6 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.46%) Video on Demand
7 4 (1.46%) RMADS
8 3 (1.09%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.36%) Blog
10 1 (0.36%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.36%) SCADA
10 1 (0.36%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.36%) W3C
10 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.41%) Windows
2 28 (10.22%) UNIX
3 24 (8.76%) Linux
4 7 (2.55%) AIX
4 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.73%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (51.09%) Scrum
2 75 (27.37%) TDD
3 55 (20.07%) BDD
4 43 (15.69%) Unit Testing
5 33 (12.04%) MVC
6 27 (9.85%) OO
7 26 (9.49%) Software Engineering
8 24 (8.76%) Project Management
9 23 (8.39%) ETL
9 23 (8.39%) Test Scripting
10 22 (8.03%) PRINCE2
11 20 (7.30%) DevOps
12 19 (6.93%) Open Source
13 17 (6.20%) SOA
14 16 (5.84%) CRM
14 16 (5.84%) Regression Testing
14 16 (5.84%) Migration
15 15 (5.47%) Risk Management
16 14 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (4.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 82 (29.93%) Java
2 72 (26.28%) SQL
3 54 (19.71%) C#
4 26 (9.49%) PL/SQL
5 25 (9.12%) Perl
6 19 (6.93%) Scala
7 16 (5.84%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.46%) Ruby
9 4 (1.46%) Python
10 3 (1.09%) Delphi
10 3 (1.09%) PHP
11 2 (0.73%) C
11 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.36%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.36%) NATURAL
12 1 (0.36%) Jython
12 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.36%) VB
12 1 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 85 (31.02%) Security Cleared
2 72 (26.28%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.30%) ISEB
4 16 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (4.38%) Degree
6 10 (3.65%) MCDBA
7 8 (2.92%) MCITP
8 6 (2.19%) MCTS
8 6 (2.19%) MCPD
8 6 (2.19%) MCAD
8 6 (2.19%) MCSD
8 6 (2.19%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.46%) Sun Certification
9 4 (1.46%) CISSP
10 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.73%) MAPM
11 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.73%) PMP
11 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) HL7
3 2 (0.73%) P3O
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.46%) vSphere
2 1 (0.36%) vCloud
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.46%) Puppet
3 3 (1.09%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) Ansible
4 1 (0.36%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 61 (22.26%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.96%) Oracle
3 6 (2.19%) PayPal
3 6 (2.19%) WorldPay
4 5 (1.82%) Twitter
4 5 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.46%) VMware
6 3 (1.09%) Google
6 3 (1.09%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.09%) Lotus
7 2 (0.73%) OpenText
8 1 (0.36%) Casewise
8 1 (0.36%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.36%) ESRI
8 1 (0.36%) SAP
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
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Cardiff
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Cardiff
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Rate: £375 - 400 per day
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Monmouthshire
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Rate: £350 - 425 per day
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