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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 154 126 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.74% 19.27% 21.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.65% 23.68% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 92 77
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
409 532 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.64% 81.35% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 402 331
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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 +5 74 £388 +3.33% 25
Newport +4 62 £450 +12.50% 2
Bridgend +4 3 £250 -44.44% 2
Gwent - 1 £423 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - - 3
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 105 (33.76%) TDD
2 96 (30.87%) Java
3 90 (28.94%) Scrum
4 87 (27.97%) JavaScript
5 86 (27.65%) Selenium
6 69 (22.19%) CSS
6 69 (22.19%) Web Development
7 64 (20.58%) BDD
8 63 (20.26%) Finance
8 63 (20.26%) .NET
9 59 (18.97%) jQuery
10 58 (18.65%) Cucumber
11 56 (18.01%) HTML
12 53 (17.04%) Security Cleared
13 49 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (15.76%) DevOps
14 47 (15.11%) SQL
15 42 (13.50%) Perl
16 41 (13.18%) Unix
17 40 (12.86%) C#
18 39 (12.54%) Visual Studio
19 37 (11.90%) OO
20 33 (10.61%) MVC
20 33 (10.61%) Software Engineering
20 33 (10.61%) Test Automation
21 32 (10.29%) SQL Server
22 30 (9.65%) Unit Testing
22 30 (9.65%) QA
23 29 (9.32%) SC Cleared
23 29 (9.32%) ISEB

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 10 (3.22%) SAS
2 7 (2.25%) JBoss
2 7 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.61%) Apache
3 5 (1.61%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.29%) CMS
4 4 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.29%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.96%) Confluence
5 3 (0.96%) IIS
5 3 (0.96%) Jetty
5 3 (0.96%) Mongrel
5 3 (0.96%) nginx
5 3 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.64%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) assyst
3 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (4.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 14 (4.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 14 (4.50%) Amazon S3
3 14 (4.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (4.18%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (3.86%) SaaS
6 11 (3.54%) Route 53
7 7 (2.25%) PaaS
8 5 (1.61%) Google App Engine
8 5 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.32%) GitHub
9 1 (0.32%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.50%) HTTP
2 9 (2.89%) SSL
3 6 (1.93%) FTP
3 6 (1.93%) Internet
3 6 (1.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.61%) DHCP
4 5 (1.61%) DNS
4 5 (1.61%) Network Security
5 4 (1.29%) LDAP
5 4 (1.29%) VPN
6 3 (0.96%) IPsec
7 2 (0.64%) Firewall
7 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.14%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (4.18%) MySQL
5 12 (3.86%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 8 (2.57%) Base SAS
8 8 (2.57%) Couchbase
8 8 (2.57%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.29%) Star Schema
12 3 (0.96%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 86 (27.65%) Selenium
2 58 (18.65%) Cucumber
3 39 (12.54%) Visual Studio
4 28 (9.00%) SpecFlow
5 23 (7.40%) JMeter
6 22 (7.07%) MSTest
7 21 (6.75%) MbUnit
7 21 (6.75%) NUnit
8 20 (6.43%) Git (software)
8 20 (6.43%) Jenkins
9 16 (5.14%) JIRA
9 16 (5.14%) WebDriver
10 14 (4.50%) Subversion
11 11 (3.54%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.57%) Maven
13 7 (2.25%) HP UFT
13 7 (2.25%) JUnit
13 7 (2.25%) Mercurial
13 7 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.25%) WinRunner
General
1 63 (20.26%) Finance
2 20 (6.43%) Legal
3 18 (5.79%) Publishing
4 9 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.93%) Marketing
6 4 (1.29%) Electronics
6 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.96%) Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 122 (39.23%) Developer
2 80 (25.72%) Analyst
3 36 (11.58%) Test Analyst
4 26 (8.36%) Agile Developer
4 26 (8.36%) Java Developer
5 25 (8.04%) Business Analyst
5 25 (8.04%) Web Developer
6 19 (6.11%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.79%) Architect
8 16 (5.14%) Senior Agile Developer
9 15 (4.82%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.50%) Tester
11 13 (4.18%) Agile Business Analyst
11 13 (4.18%) Business Systems Analyst
11 13 (4.18%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (4.18%) Systems Analyst
12 11 (3.54%) Consultant
12 11 (3.54%) Perl Developer
12 11 (3.54%) QA Analyst
13 10 (3.22%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (22.19%) CSS
2 63 (20.26%) .NET
3 59 (18.97%) jQuery
4 56 (18.01%) HTML
5 28 (9.00%) HTML5
6 27 (8.68%) CSS3
7 26 (8.36%) AngularJS
8 25 (8.04%) KnockoutJS
8 25 (8.04%) WCF
9 24 (7.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (6.75%) XML
11 20 (6.43%) Gherkin
12 16 (5.14%) SOAP
13 15 (4.82%) JSON
13 15 (4.82%) REST
14 13 (4.18%) ASP.NET
14 13 (4.18%) Web Services
15 12 (3.86%) J2EE
16 11 (3.54%) Spring
17 10 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.75%) User Experience
2 13 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.89%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.29%) AS400
5 4 (1.29%) Cryptography
6 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.96%) CESG
6 3 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.96%) Ergonomics
6 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.96%) Telematics
7 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.32%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.32%) iPad
7 1 (0.32%) New Media
7 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.18%) Unix
2 19 (6.11%) Linux
3 11 (3.54%) Windows
4 1 (0.32%) Android
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (33.76%) TDD
2 90 (28.94%) Scrum
3 69 (22.19%) Web Development
4 64 (20.58%) BDD
5 49 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (15.76%) DevOps
6 37 (11.90%) OO
7 33 (10.61%) MVC
7 33 (10.61%) Software Engineering
7 33 (10.61%) Test Automation
8 30 (9.65%) Unit Testing
9 27 (8.68%) Kanban
9 27 (8.68%) Test-First Development
10 26 (8.36%) SDLC
11 24 (7.72%) User Stories
12 21 (6.75%) ATDD
13 20 (6.43%) Configuration Management
13 20 (6.43%) Waterfall
14 19 (6.11%) Migration
14 19 (6.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (30.87%) Java
2 87 (27.97%) JavaScript
3 47 (15.11%) SQL
4 42 (13.50%) Perl
5 40 (12.86%) C#
6 21 (6.75%) TypeScript
7 9 (2.89%) Python
8 8 (2.57%) PHP
8 8 (2.57%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.93%) C
9 6 (1.93%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.93%) Scala
9 6 (1.93%) VB
10 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.32%) C++
11 1 (0.32%) Go
11 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (17.04%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.32%) ISEB
2 29 (9.32%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (3.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (3.54%) CISSP
4 11 (3.54%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.93%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.29%) CEH
7 4 (1.29%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.96%) CLAS
9 2 (0.64%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.64%) CCENT
9 2 (0.64%) CCNA
9 2 (0.64%) CCNP
9 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.32%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.65%) QA
2 21 (6.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.29%) RMADS
5 2 (0.64%) 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 11 (3.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.61%) Xen
3 2 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (5.14%) Ansible
2 14 (4.50%) Terraform
3 11 (3.54%) Fluentd
4 9 (2.89%) Marathon
4 9 (2.89%) Mesos
5 8 (2.57%) Piwik
6 5 (1.61%) Puppet
7 3 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.64%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (6.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.82%) Oracle
3 10 (3.22%) SAP
4 8 (2.57%) ServiceNow
5 7 (2.25%) Google
5 7 (2.25%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.93%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.61%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.61%) HP
7 5 (1.61%) VMware
8 4 (1.29%) Cognos
8 4 (1.29%) IBM
8 4 (1.29%) Lotus
9 3 (0.96%) Avaya
9 3 (0.96%) Guidewire
9 3 (0.96%) Informatica
9 3 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.96%) Teradata
9 3 (0.96%) Zend
10 2 (0.64%) CA
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