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 14 July 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 17 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 50 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.85% 2.78% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.66% 3.90% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +9.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
469 282 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.63% 71.21% 66.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 187 177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 6
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £15.58 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Agile Software Development
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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 14 July 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 14 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +10 25 £438 +2.94% 4
Cardiff -3 16 £400 +45.45% 4
Bridgend - 1 - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 3
Vale of Glamorgan - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 42 (41.58%) SQL
2 38 (37.62%) Java
3 36 (35.64%) Scrum
4 27 (26.73%) Web Services
5 25 (24.75%) Selenium
6 24 (23.76%) TDD
7 20 (19.80%) BDD
8 17 (16.83%) RESTful
9 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
9 16 (15.84%) XML
10 15 (14.85%) Spring
10 15 (14.85%) Finance
10 15 (14.85%) Test Automation
10 15 (14.85%) JIRA
11 14 (13.86%) MongoDB
11 14 (13.86%) Oracle
11 14 (13.86%) JUnit
12 13 (12.87%) Subversion
12 13 (12.87%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (12.87%) QA
12 13 (12.87%) Maven
13 12 (11.88%) Degree
13 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
13 12 (11.88%) Project Management
13 12 (11.88%) XSLT
13 12 (11.88%) Ant
14 11 (10.89%) SOAP
14 11 (10.89%) Struts
14 11 (10.89%) UNIX
14 11 (10.89%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 13 (12.87%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (8.91%) FileNet
2 9 (8.91%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.93%) Apache
4 6 (5.94%) SAS
5 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.98%) Lync
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.98%) MS Project
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) SaaS
2 4 (3.96%) IaaS
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) 3G
1 7 (6.93%) 2G
1 7 (6.93%) 4G
2 3 (2.97%) HTTP
2 3 (2.97%) SSL
2 3 (2.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.86%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Selenium
2 15 (14.85%) JIRA
3 14 (13.86%) JUnit
4 13 (12.87%) Subversion
4 13 (12.87%) Maven
5 12 (11.88%) Ant
6 10 (9.90%) SoapUI
6 10 (9.90%) Apache Ivy
7 9 (8.91%) WebDriver
8 7 (6.93%) Cucumber
8 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
8 7 (6.93%) eggPlant
8 7 (6.93%) Toad
8 7 (6.93%) LoadRunner
8 7 (6.93%) JBehave
8 7 (6.93%) Git (software)
9 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.97%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.97%) Hudson
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Legal
4 3 (2.97%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (34.65%) Developer
2 16 (15.84%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Analyst
4 14 (13.86%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.90%) Perl Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Tester
7 7 (6.93%) QA Leader
8 5 (4.95%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.96%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Automated Test Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Designer
10 3 (2.97%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (2.97%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.73%) Web Services
2 17 (16.83%) RESTful
3 16 (15.84%) XML
4 15 (14.85%) Spring
5 12 (11.88%) XSLT
6 11 (10.89%) SOAP
6 11 (10.89%) Struts
6 11 (10.89%) REST
6 11 (10.89%) jQuery
7 10 (9.90%) Java SE
7 10 (9.90%) Mojolicious
7 10 (9.90%) HTML
8 9 (8.91%) MyBatis
8 9 (8.91%) OAuth
9 7 (6.93%) J2ME
9 7 (6.93%) WAP
10 6 (5.94%) J2EE
11 4 (3.96%) CSS
11 4 (3.96%) .NET
11 4 (3.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.91%) Open Source
3 7 (6.93%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Handset
4 4 (3.96%) Economics
4 4 (3.96%) Statistics
4 4 (3.96%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.97%) Psychology
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.99%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) UNIX
2 6 (5.94%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) CentOS
3 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) Scrum
2 24 (23.76%) TDD
3 20 (19.80%) BDD
4 15 (14.85%) Test Automation
5 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
5 12 (11.88%) Project Management
6 11 (10.89%) SOA
7 10 (9.90%) OO
7 10 (9.90%) Kanban
8 9 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.91%) Manual Testing
8 9 (8.91%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.92%) Workflow
9 8 (7.92%) Automation Testing
10 7 (6.93%) User Stories
10 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.93%) Regression Testing
11 6 (5.94%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.58%) SQL
2 38 (37.62%) Java
3 11 (10.89%) Scala
4 10 (9.90%) Perl
5 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.96%) Python
6 4 (3.96%) Ruby
7 3 (2.97%) XPath
7 3 (2.97%) Groovy
7 3 (2.97%) XQuery
7 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.99%) C#
8 1 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.88%) Degree
3 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (4.95%) ISEB
5 4 (3.96%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.98%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) P3O
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.95%) Puppet
3 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.96%) StatsD
3 4 (3.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) Oracle
2 11 (10.89%) IBM
3 10 (9.90%) HP
4 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.93%) Sun
5 7 (6.93%) Apple
6 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
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