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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 174 161 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.59% 32.26% 27.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.43% 39.46% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 123 99
Median daily rate £375 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £519 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.70 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.92% +6.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
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
420 408 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.08% 81.76% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 301 283
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.90 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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
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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 May 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 +1 125 £381 +1.66% 17
Newport 0 31 £375 -12.28% 5
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £275 - 2
Bridgend - 1 £263 - 2
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 131 (42.95%) TDD
2 112 (36.72%) Java
3 109 (35.74%) JavaScript
4 107 (35.08%) jQuery
5 102 (33.44%) Scrum
6 94 (30.82%) Selenium
7 92 (30.16%) SQL
8 90 (29.51%) OO
9 89 (29.18%) Unix
10 87 (28.52%) Cucumber
11 82 (26.89%) CSS
12 80 (26.23%) Software Engineering
13 76 (24.92%) Perl
14 71 (23.28%) HTML
15 68 (22.30%) Security Cleared
16 63 (20.66%) Web Development
16 63 (20.66%) Finance
17 60 (19.67%) .NET
18 49 (16.07%) Legal
19 47 (15.41%) Visual Studio
20 44 (14.43%) MVC
20 44 (14.43%) RESTful
21 43 (14.10%) BDD
21 43 (14.10%) MongoDB
22 42 (13.77%) SC Cleared
23 39 (12.79%) C#
23 39 (12.79%) NoSQL
24 37 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
25 36 (11.80%) XML
25 36 (11.80%) JIRA

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 19 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (5.25%) JBoss
3 12 (3.93%) Confluence
4 9 (2.95%) Apache
4 9 (2.95%) FileNet
4 9 (2.95%) LiveCycle
4 9 (2.95%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.62%) IBM Notes
5 8 (2.62%) IIS
5 8 (2.62%) SAS
5 8 (2.62%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.30%) GeoServer
7 6 (1.97%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.64%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.64%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.98%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.33%) Node.js
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.30%) Gliffy
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.33%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) assyst
2 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.62%) GitHub
2 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.28%) HTTP
2 4 (1.31%) Internet
2 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.98%) DNS
4 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) Skype
5 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.10%) MongoDB
2 39 (12.79%) NoSQL
3 34 (11.15%) SQL Server
4 28 (9.18%) Redis
5 15 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.28%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.62%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.97%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.31%) MySQL
12 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.66%) Big Data
14 2 (0.66%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.66%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 94 (30.82%) Selenium
2 87 (28.52%) Cucumber
3 47 (15.41%) Visual Studio
4 36 (11.80%) JIRA
5 35 (11.48%) Subversion
6 26 (8.52%) Git (software)
7 18 (5.90%) NUnit
7 18 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (5.57%) Jenkins
8 17 (5.57%) MbUnit
8 17 (5.57%) MSTest
9 16 (5.25%) Maven
10 15 (4.92%) JMeter
11 13 (4.26%) Hudson
11 13 (4.26%) SpecFlow
11 13 (4.26%) WebDriver
12 12 (3.93%) Ant
12 12 (3.93%) JUnit
13 11 (3.61%) DbUnit
13 11 (3.61%) Spock
General
1 63 (20.66%) Finance
2 49 (16.07%) Legal
3 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.97%) Banking
5 3 (0.98%) Publishing
6 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (53.77%) Developer
2 56 (18.36%) Analyst
3 40 (13.11%) Project Manager
4 28 (9.18%) Java Developer
4 28 (9.18%) Web Developer
5 27 (8.85%) Perl Developer
5 27 (8.85%) Test Analyst
6 23 (7.54%) Senior Developer
6 23 (7.54%) Tester
7 22 (7.21%) Agile Developer
7 22 (7.21%) JavaScript Developer
8 20 (6.56%) Business Analyst
9 18 (5.90%) .NET Developer
10 17 (5.57%) Senior Agile Developer
11 13 (4.26%) Website Developer
12 12 (3.93%) Agile Project Manager
13 11 (3.61%) Agile Business Analyst
13 11 (3.61%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 8 (2.62%) SQL Analyst
15 7 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (35.08%) jQuery
2 82 (26.89%) CSS
3 71 (23.28%) HTML
4 60 (19.67%) .NET
5 44 (14.43%) RESTful
6 36 (11.80%) XML
7 34 (11.15%) Mojolicious
8 33 (10.82%) AngularJS
9 32 (10.49%) HTML5
10 29 (9.51%) CSS3
10 29 (9.51%) Kafka
11 25 (8.20%) WCF
12 22 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (7.21%) KnockoutJS
13 21 (6.89%) Ajax
14 20 (6.56%) SOAP
15 19 (6.23%) OAuth2
16 18 (5.90%) Spring
17 17 (5.57%) Hibernate
18 16 (5.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.30%) Replication
2 7 (2.30%) User Experience
3 6 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.31%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.31%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.31%) W3C
6 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.66%) CMDB
7 2 (0.66%) NHS
8 1 (0.33%) AS400
8 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.33%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.33%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 89 (29.18%) Unix
2 19 (6.23%) Linux
3 13 (4.26%) Windows
4 12 (3.93%) Android
5 7 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (42.95%) TDD
2 102 (33.44%) Scrum
3 90 (29.51%) OO
4 80 (26.23%) Software Engineering
5 63 (20.66%) Web Development
6 44 (14.43%) MVC
7 43 (14.10%) BDD
8 37 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (9.84%) Project Management
9 30 (9.84%) Unit Testing
10 25 (8.20%) DevOps
11 23 (7.54%) Test-First Development
12 22 (7.21%) ITIL
13 21 (6.89%) Mentoring
14 20 (6.56%) Configuration Management
14 20 (6.56%) PRINCE2
15 19 (6.23%) Waterfall
16 18 (5.90%) Document Management
17 17 (5.57%) ATDD
18 16 (5.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 112 (36.72%) Java
2 109 (35.74%) JavaScript
3 92 (30.16%) SQL
4 76 (24.92%) Perl
5 39 (12.79%) C#
6 30 (9.84%) Scala
7 29 (9.51%) Go
8 18 (5.90%) TypeScript
9 14 (4.59%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.28%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.97%) C
12 5 (1.64%) PHP
12 5 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.31%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (1.31%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.98%) Ruby
15 2 (0.66%) Python
16 1 (0.33%) C++
16 1 (0.33%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 68 (22.30%) Security Cleared
2 42 (13.77%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.92%) ISEB
4 13 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (3.61%) ISTQB
6 10 (3.28%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.62%) Degree
8 5 (1.64%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.98%) MAPM
9 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (4.26%) QA
3 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.98%) P3O
4 2 (0.66%) SDET
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.64%) Ansible
1 5 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.98%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.33%) Nagios
3 1 (0.33%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.89%) Oracle
3 11 (3.61%) Atlassian
4 10 (3.28%) Teradata
5 9 (2.95%) Adobe
5 9 (2.95%) ILOG
5 9 (2.95%) Informatica
5 9 (2.95%) Splunk
6 8 (2.62%) Lotus
6 8 (2.62%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (2.30%) Kofax
8 5 (1.64%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.64%) New Relic
8 5 (1.64%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.98%) IBM
9 3 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.98%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.98%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.98%) Zend
10 1 (0.33%) VMware
South Wales
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Contract
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Network ITR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago