The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 49 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.36% 4.80% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.45% 7.48% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 9 4
Average daily rate £375 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.45 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+13.48% +1.21%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
428 214 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.04% 64.26% 67.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 137 116
Average daily rate £375 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £17.90 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Agile Software Development
Wales

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +5 28 £375 +15.38% 5
Newport -5 13 £365 +12.30%
Bridgend - 3 £206 - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 19 (26.76%) Scrum
2 19 (26.76%) Java
3 12 (16.90%) Perl
3 12 (16.90%) RESTful
3 12 (16.90%) Scala
3 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
3 12 (16.90%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (15.49%) Web Services
4 11 (15.49%) TDD
5 9 (12.68%) UNIX
5 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.68%) Selenium
5 9 (12.68%) jQuery
5 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.27%) OAuth
6 8 (11.27%) Degree
6 8 (11.27%) Puppet
6 8 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (11.27%) Mojolicious
6 8 (11.27%) OO
6 8 (11.27%) Python
6 8 (11.27%) Project Management
6 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.86%) Oracle
7 7 (9.86%) User Stories
7 7 (9.86%) QA
8 6 (8.45%) JIRA
8 6 (8.45%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 12 (16.90%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.63%) Apache
3 3 (4.23%) SAS
4 2 (2.82%) Lync
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) SaaS
2 4 (5.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) 4G
1 4 (5.63%) 3G
1 4 (5.63%) 2G
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Selenium
2 6 (8.45%) JIRA
2 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.04%) Maven
3 5 (7.04%) Ant
3 5 (7.04%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.04%) SoapUI
3 5 (7.04%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.63%) JBehave
4 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.63%) eggPlant
4 4 (5.63%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.63%) Toad
5 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.82%) JUnit
7 1 (1.41%) FrontPage
7 1 (1.41%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (8.45%) Legal
2 5 (7.04%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Developer
2 10 (14.08%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Project Manager
3 9 (12.68%) Tester
4 8 (11.27%) Perl Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (5.63%) QA Leader
9 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Automation Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (2.82%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Designer
10 2 (2.82%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.82%) User Experience Designer
10 2 (2.82%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) RESTful
2 11 (15.49%) Web Services
3 9 (12.68%) jQuery
4 8 (11.27%) OAuth
4 8 (11.27%) Mojolicious
5 6 (8.45%) SOAP
6 5 (7.04%) HTML
6 5 (7.04%) REST
7 4 (5.63%) Software Packaging
7 4 (5.63%) Memcached
7 4 (5.63%) WAP
7 4 (5.63%) CSS
7 4 (5.63%) J2ME
8 2 (2.82%) HTML5
8 2 (2.82%) CSS3
8 2 (2.82%) XML
8 2 (2.82%) .NET
8 2 (2.82%) Spring
8 2 (2.82%) Ajax
9 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.63%) Open Source
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (5.63%) Handset
3 3 (4.23%) Economics
3 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.23%) Psychology
3 3 (4.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.41%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) UNIX
2 4 (5.63%) CentOS
2 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Scrum
2 11 (15.49%) TDD
3 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
3 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (11.27%) OO
4 8 (11.27%) Project Management
4 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.86%) User Stories
6 6 (8.45%) BDD
7 5 (7.04%) Automation Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Manual Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Kanban
8 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.63%) Regression Testing
9 3 (4.23%) UML
9 3 (4.23%) CRM
9 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 19 (26.76%) Java
3 12 (16.90%) Perl
3 12 (16.90%) Scala
4 8 (11.27%) Python
5 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.63%) PHP
6 4 (5.63%) Ruby
7 2 (2.82%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.41%) XQuery
8 1 (1.41%) Groovy
8 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) ISEB
3 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Puppet
1 8 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.45%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (5.63%) StatsD
3 4 (5.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle
2 5 (7.04%) HP
3 4 (5.63%) Sun
3 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.63%) Apple
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
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