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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Wales / South Wales
Rank 1 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 133 155 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.00% 26.86% 14.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.16% 30.33% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 115 41
Median daily rate £419 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £435 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £33.50 £48.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.20% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
441 511 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.89% 88.56% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 373 245
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +3 84 £400 +12.28% 25
Newport +2 44 £500 +28.20% 4
Bridgend -10 1 £450 +20.40% 3
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 130 (43.33%) Java
2 113 (37.67%) Scrum
3 88 (29.33%) TDD
4 61 (20.33%) BDD
5 57 (19.00%) Relational Database
6 56 (18.67%) Software Engineering
7 52 (17.33%) Python
7 52 (17.33%) Security Cleared
8 48 (16.00%) Finance
9 47 (15.67%) RESTful
10 41 (13.67%) JSON
10 41 (13.67%) HTML
11 40 (13.33%) SQL
11 40 (13.33%) REST
12 39 (13.00%) Open Source
12 39 (13.00%) SC Cleared
12 39 (13.00%) Linux
12 39 (13.00%) DevOps
13 38 (12.67%) Microservices
13 38 (12.67%) Web Services
14 37 (12.33%) Kanban
15 34 (11.33%) Scala
15 34 (11.33%) MongoDB
15 34 (11.33%) Spring
16 33 (11.00%) JavaScript
16 33 (11.00%) HTTP
16 33 (11.00%) Jenkins
16 33 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (10.00%) Hadoop
17 30 (10.00%) CSS

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 23 (7.67%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (7.33%) Apache Spark
3 13 (4.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (2.33%) Apache
5 6 (2.00%) Jupyter
6 5 (1.67%) Confluence
7 4 (1.33%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.33%) Liferay
7 4 (1.33%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.00%) JBoss
8 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.00%) Tornado
9 2 (0.67%) IIS
9 2 (0.67%) Jetty
9 2 (0.67%) Mongrel
9 2 (0.67%) nginx
9 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.00%) MS Project
3 2 (0.67%) MS Office
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.67%) PaaS
3 4 (1.33%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.67%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.67%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.00%) HTTP
2 3 (1.00%) SSL
2 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.67%) DHCP
3 2 (0.67%) DNS
3 2 (0.67%) DSL
3 2 (0.67%) FTP
3 2 (0.67%) IPsec
3 2 (0.67%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.00%) Relational Database
2 34 (11.33%) MongoDB
3 30 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 27 (9.00%) Big Data
5 24 (8.00%) NoSQL
6 20 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 15 (5.00%) Neo4j
8 11 (3.67%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.67%) HBase
11 7 (2.33%) MySQL
11 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (2.00%) GIS
12 6 (2.00%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.33%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.00%) SQLite
15 2 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (11.00%) Jenkins
2 26 (8.67%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.00%) Cucumber
4 19 (6.33%) Selenium
5 12 (4.00%) NUnit
6 11 (3.67%) JIRA
6 11 (3.67%) JUnit
7 10 (3.33%) SoapUI
7 10 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (3.00%) Maven
9 8 (2.67%) JMeter
9 8 (2.67%) MSTest
10 7 (2.33%) LoadRunner
10 7 (2.33%) MSBuild
11 6 (2.00%) Rational Performance Tester
12 4 (1.33%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.33%) JBehave
12 4 (1.33%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.00%) Axure RP
13 3 (1.00%) WinRunner
General
1 48 (16.00%) Finance
2 12 (4.00%) Marketing
2 12 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.33%) Electronics
3 10 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.33%) Banking
5 1 (0.33%) Billing
5 1 (0.33%) Military
5 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 164 (54.67%) Developer
2 78 (26.00%) Java Developer
3 38 (12.67%) Analyst
4 27 (9.00%) Senior Developer
5 26 (8.67%) Business Analyst
6 25 (8.33%) Agile Developer
7 24 (8.00%) Scala Developer
8 23 (7.67%) Agile Java Developer
9 21 (7.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (6.67%) Architect
10 20 (6.67%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.67%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.67%) Python Developer
12 9 (3.00%) Cloud Developer
12 9 (3.00%) Java Engineer
13 8 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.67%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.33%) Applications Developer
14 7 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
14 7 (2.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (15.67%) RESTful
2 41 (13.67%) HTML
2 41 (13.67%) JSON
3 40 (13.33%) REST
4 38 (12.67%) Web Services
5 34 (11.33%) Spring
6 30 (10.00%) CSS
7 21 (7.00%) .NET
8 17 (5.67%) Dropwizard
8 17 (5.67%) Kafka
9 16 (5.33%) Spring Boot
10 15 (5.00%) Hibernate
11 14 (4.67%) jQuery
12 13 (4.33%) J2EE
13 12 (4.00%) SOAP
14 11 (3.67%) ASP.NET
14 11 (3.67%) iXBRL
14 11 (3.67%) JAX-RS
15 10 (3.33%) XML
16 9 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.00%) User Experience
3 13 (4.33%) Algorithms
4 10 (3.33%) NHS
5 9 (3.00%) Fintech
6 8 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.67%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.33%) W3C
10 3 (1.00%) PMI
11 2 (0.67%) AS400
11 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.67%) Life Science
11 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.33%) CESG
12 1 (0.33%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.33%) Clustering
12 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.00%) Linux
2 16 (5.33%) Unix
3 10 (3.33%) Mac OS X
3 10 (3.33%) Windows
4 3 (1.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.00%) pSOS
5 2 (0.67%) Android
5 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) AIX
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (37.67%) Scrum
2 88 (29.33%) TDD
3 61 (20.33%) BDD
4 56 (18.67%) Software Engineering
5 39 (13.00%) DevOps
5 39 (13.00%) Open Source
6 38 (12.67%) Microservices
7 37 (12.33%) Kanban
8 33 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (9.33%) Web Development
10 27 (9.00%) Business Analysis
11 24 (8.00%) Analytics
11 24 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (7.67%) Waterfall
13 22 (7.33%) Mentoring
14 21 (7.00%) Configuration Management
15 20 (6.67%) Project Management
16 19 (6.33%) Web Design
17 17 (5.67%) OO
17 17 (5.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 130 (43.33%) Java
2 52 (17.33%) Python
3 40 (13.33%) SQL
4 34 (11.33%) Scala
5 33 (11.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (5.67%) Go
7 13 (4.33%) C#
8 9 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.67%) Ruby
10 5 (1.67%) C
10 5 (1.67%) PHP
10 5 (1.67%) R
11 4 (1.33%) Groovy
12 3 (1.00%) C++
12 3 (1.00%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 39 (13.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (3.33%) ISEB
4 5 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.33%) CISSP
5 4 (1.33%) Degree
5 4 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.00%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) CCENT
7 1 (0.33%) CCNA
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) CEH
7 1 (0.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CISM
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.33%) QA
2 13 (4.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.33%) P3O
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) WAI
4 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.67%) Docker
2 4 (1.33%) HDFS
3 2 (0.67%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.67%) Xen
4 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 15 (5.00%) Ansible
2 8 (2.67%) Puppet
3 5 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.33%) Oozie
4 4 (1.33%) Rundeck
5 3 (1.00%) Marathon
5 3 (1.00%) Mesos
5 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.00%) Terraform
6 2 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.67%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.33%) Ambari
7 1 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.33%) Nessus
7 1 (0.33%) Packer
7 1 (0.33%) SCCM
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (8.67%) Oracle
2 25 (8.33%) Cloudera
2 25 (8.33%) SAP
3 17 (5.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.67%) Teradata
5 8 (2.67%) HP
6 6 (2.00%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.67%) Splunk
8 4 (1.33%) ESRI
9 3 (1.00%) Siebel
9 3 (1.00%) VMware
9 3 (1.00%) Zend
10 2 (0.67%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.67%) Cognos
10 2 (0.67%) Google
10 2 (0.67%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.67%) OpenText
10 2 (0.67%) Tableau
10 2 (0.67%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.33%) Sybase
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