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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 166 174 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.40% 24.79% 25.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.93% 29.79% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 129 99
Median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +7.68%
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
462 584 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 84.62% 83.19% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 450 325
Median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £10.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £58.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Newport +7 69 £450 +5.88% 8
Cardiff 0 65 £375 +5.26% 28
Bridgend -1 3 £250 -44.44% 3
Neath Port Talbot +2 1 - - 3
Gwent - 1 £423 -
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 89 (27.99%) Java
2 86 (27.04%) Scrum
3 83 (26.10%) TDD
4 62 (19.50%) Selenium
5 60 (18.87%) BDD
6 59 (18.55%) JavaScript
7 55 (17.30%) Finance
8 53 (16.67%) CSS
9 51 (16.04%) Security Cleared
10 50 (15.72%) HTML
10 50 (15.72%) SQL
11 45 (14.15%) DevOps
12 42 (13.21%) Web Development
13 41 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (12.26%) Cucumber
15 34 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
16 33 (10.38%) QA
16 33 (10.38%) SQL Server
17 32 (10.06%) .NET
17 32 (10.06%) Open Source
18 30 (9.43%) Git (software)
19 29 (9.12%) Jenkins
20 28 (8.81%) Test Automation
20 28 (8.81%) Python
21 27 (8.49%) Unix
21 27 (8.49%) Perl
21 27 (8.49%) SC Cleared
21 27 (8.49%) jQuery
22 26 (8.18%) Relational Database
23 25 (7.86%) C#

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 11 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.14%) SAS
3 7 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (1.89%) Confluence
5 5 (1.57%) Apache
5 5 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.57%) CMS
5 5 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.26%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.94%) IIS
7 3 (0.94%) JBoss
7 3 (0.94%) Jetty
7 3 (0.94%) Liferay
7 3 (0.94%) Mongrel
7 3 (0.94%) nginx
7 3 (0.94%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.63%) FileNet
8 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) assyst
3 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (4.72%) Amazon S3
3 14 (4.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 14 (4.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 14 (4.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (4.09%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (3.77%) SaaS
6 11 (3.46%) Route 53
7 9 (2.83%) PaaS
8 5 (1.57%) Google App Engine
8 5 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.31%) GitHub
10 1 (0.31%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.03%) HTTP
2 9 (2.83%) SSL
3 6 (1.89%) FTP
3 6 (1.89%) Internet
3 6 (1.89%) Network Security
4 5 (1.57%) DHCP
4 5 (1.57%) DNS
4 5 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.26%) LDAP
5 4 (1.26%) VPN
6 3 (0.94%) IPsec
7 2 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.18%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.72%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 14 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.46%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.46%) MySQL
6 10 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 8 (2.52%) Base SAS
8 8 (2.52%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.20%) Couchbase
9 7 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 62 (19.50%) Selenium
2 39 (12.26%) Cucumber
3 30 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 29 (9.12%) Jenkins
5 17 (5.35%) JIRA
5 17 (5.35%) SpecFlow
6 14 (4.40%) Maven
7 13 (4.09%) Subversion
7 13 (4.09%) Visual Studio
8 11 (3.46%) JMeter
9 10 (3.14%) JUnit
9 10 (3.14%) MSTest
9 10 (3.14%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.83%) MbUnit
10 9 (2.83%) NUnit
11 8 (2.52%) HP UFT
11 8 (2.52%) Mercurial
12 7 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.20%) WinRunner
13 6 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (17.30%) Finance
2 16 (5.03%) Publishing
3 11 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.52%) Legal
5 6 (1.89%) Marketing
6 4 (1.26%) Electronics
6 4 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.94%) Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.63%) Retail
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 117 (36.79%) Developer
2 79 (24.84%) Analyst
3 37 (11.64%) Java Developer
4 31 (9.75%) Test Analyst
5 30 (9.43%) Business Analyst
6 23 (7.23%) Architect
7 15 (4.72%) Agile Business Analyst
8 14 (4.40%) Agile Developer
9 13 (4.09%) QA Analyst
10 12 (3.77%) .NET Developer
10 12 (3.77%) Business Systems Analyst
10 12 (3.77%) Consultant
10 12 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
11 11 (3.46%) Web Developer
12 10 (3.14%) Designer
12 10 (3.14%) Scala Developer
13 9 (2.83%) Perl Developer
13 9 (2.83%) SAS Developer
13 9 (2.83%) Senior Developer
13 9 (2.83%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.67%) CSS
2 50 (15.72%) HTML
3 32 (10.06%) .NET
4 27 (8.49%) jQuery
5 25 (7.86%) Web Services
6 22 (6.92%) RESTful
7 20 (6.29%) JSON
7 20 (6.29%) REST
7 20 (6.29%) Spring
7 20 (6.29%) XML
8 19 (5.97%) Gherkin
9 17 (5.35%) HTML5
10 16 (5.03%) AngularJS
10 16 (5.03%) CSS3
11 15 (4.72%) J2EE
12 14 (4.40%) SOAP
13 12 (3.77%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (3.77%) WCF
14 11 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.23%) User Experience
2 16 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.14%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.57%) Informatics
5 5 (1.57%) NHS
6 4 (1.26%) AS400
6 4 (1.26%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.94%) CESG
7 3 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (0.94%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.94%) Ergonomics
7 3 (0.94%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.94%) Telematics
8 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.31%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.49%) Unix
2 24 (7.55%) Linux
3 13 (4.09%) Windows
4 2 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (27.04%) Scrum
2 83 (26.10%) TDD
3 60 (18.87%) BDD
4 45 (14.15%) DevOps
5 42 (13.21%) Web Development
6 41 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (10.06%) Open Source
8 28 (8.81%) Test Automation
9 24 (7.55%) ITIL
9 24 (7.55%) Project Management
9 24 (7.55%) SDLC
10 23 (7.23%) Kanban
10 23 (7.23%) Waterfall
11 22 (6.92%) OO
12 21 (6.60%) Business Analysis
12 21 (6.60%) Configuration Management
12 21 (6.60%) Software Engineering
12 21 (6.60%) User Stories
13 20 (6.29%) Software Testing
14 19 (5.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (27.99%) Java
2 59 (18.55%) JavaScript
3 50 (15.72%) SQL
4 28 (8.81%) Python
5 27 (8.49%) Perl
6 25 (7.86%) C#
7 20 (6.29%) Scala
8 10 (3.14%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.83%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.20%) PHP
10 7 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.89%) VB
12 3 (0.94%) C
13 2 (0.63%) Ruby
13 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.31%) R
14 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (16.04%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.86%) ISEB
4 15 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (3.77%) ISTQB
6 11 (3.46%) CISSP
7 10 (3.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (1.26%) CEH
9 4 (1.26%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.94%) CLAS
10 3 (0.94%) Degree
10 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.63%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.63%) CCENT
11 2 (0.63%) CCNP
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.38%) QA
2 20 (6.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.26%) RMADS
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (3.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.57%) Xen
3 4 (1.26%) Docker
4 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (5.97%) Ansible
2 14 (4.40%) Terraform
3 11 (3.46%) Fluentd
4 9 (2.83%) Marathon
4 9 (2.83%) Mesos
5 8 (2.52%) Piwik
6 5 (1.57%) Puppet
7 3 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.63%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.31%) Oozie
9 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (6.60%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.97%) Oracle
3 11 (3.46%) SAP
4 10 (3.14%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.52%) Cloudera
5 8 (2.52%) HP
6 7 (2.20%) Google
7 5 (1.57%) Cognos
7 5 (1.57%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.57%) VMware
8 4 (1.26%) Guidewire
8 4 (1.26%) IBM
8 4 (1.26%) Informatica
8 4 (1.26%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.26%) Splunk
8 4 (1.26%) Teradata
9 3 (0.94%) Avaya
10 2 (0.63%) Alterian
10 2 (0.63%) CA
10 2 (0.63%) Nortel
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