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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 1 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 157 149 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.17% 25.87% 9.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.85% 34.10% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 93 18
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£400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £26.70 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.75 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -4.53%
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
394 437 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.74% 75.87% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 266 144
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 6
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.25 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.25 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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 -1 73 £425 +13.33% 6
Cardiff -1 68 £375 -6.25% 13
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £400 -
Glamorgan - 1 £225 -
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 110 (43.14%) Scrum
2 80 (31.37%) Security Cleared
3 78 (30.59%) Java
4 67 (26.27%) .NET
4 67 (26.27%) SC Cleared
5 62 (24.31%) TDD
6 61 (23.92%) Microsoft
7 60 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 58 (22.75%) SQL
9 48 (18.82%) REST
10 45 (17.65%) C#
11 44 (17.25%) XML
12 43 (16.86%) HTML
13 41 (16.08%) Unit Testing
14 39 (15.29%) BDD
14 39 (15.29%) JavaScript
14 39 (15.29%) Subversion
15 38 (14.90%) CSS
16 37 (14.51%) .NET Framework
17 36 (14.12%) Jenkins
17 36 (14.12%) Finance
18 35 (13.73%) Oracle
18 35 (13.73%) Windows
18 35 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
19 33 (12.94%) Web Services
19 33 (12.94%) JUnit
20 32 (12.55%) CRM
20 32 (12.55%) Scala
20 32 (12.55%) jQuery
20 32 (12.55%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 18 (7.06%) JBoss
2 16 (6.27%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.10%) IIS
3 13 (5.10%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.71%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.96%) OpenROAD
7 4 (1.57%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.57%) Apache
8 3 (1.18%) Lync
8 3 (1.18%) Mule ESB
8 3 (1.18%) Mule
9 2 (0.78%) WildFly
9 2 (0.78%) Node.js
9 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.78%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.39%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.39%) Zope
10 1 (0.39%) CMS
10 1 (0.39%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.57%) MS Project
3 3 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.78%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.39%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.39%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.39%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 19 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.18%) SaaS
3 2 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.27%) HTTP
2 4 (1.57%) DNS
2 4 (1.57%) DHCP
3 2 (0.78%) Network Security
3 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.78%) NAS
3 2 (0.78%) MPLS
3 2 (0.78%) IPv4
3 2 (0.78%) SAN
3 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.78%) LAN
3 2 (0.78%) WAN
3 2 (0.78%) Wireless
3 2 (0.78%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.39%) Firewall
4 1 (0.39%) DVB
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.80%) MongoDB
3 20 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (7.45%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.88%) MySQL
5 15 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.75%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (2.75%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.35%) Ingres
11 4 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.18%) DB2
12 3 (1.18%) SQLPlus
13 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.78%) Big Data
13 2 (0.78%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 39 (15.29%) Subversion
2 36 (14.12%) Jenkins
3 35 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (12.94%) JUnit
5 27 (10.59%) Visual Studio
6 26 (10.20%) Selenium
7 23 (9.02%) Cucumber
8 21 (8.24%) JMeter
8 21 (8.24%) Git (software)
9 16 (6.27%) Jasmine
10 15 (5.88%) Eclipse
11 13 (5.10%) JIRA
12 12 (4.71%) Maven
13 11 (4.31%) SpecFlow
14 10 (3.92%) WebDriver
15 8 (3.14%) TestNG
16 7 (2.75%) Bugzilla
17 6 (2.35%) Toad
18 4 (1.57%) MSBuild
18 4 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (14.12%) Finance
2 11 (4.31%) Marketing
3 7 (2.75%) Back Office
3 7 (2.75%) Legal
4 3 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.39%) Law
5 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.39%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 126 (49.41%) Developer
2 45 (17.65%) Analyst
3 29 (11.37%) Business Analyst
4 28 (10.98%) Java Developer
5 24 (9.41%) Tester
6 22 (8.63%) .NET Developer
7 19 (7.45%) Project Manager
8 17 (6.67%) Scala Developer
9 16 (6.27%) Architect
10 15 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.88%) Test Analyst
11 14 (5.49%) SQL Developer
12 12 (4.71%) AWS Developer
12 12 (4.71%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.92%) CRM Analyst
13 10 (3.92%) CRM Business Analyst
13 10 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.14%) SQL Server Developer
15 7 (2.75%) Perl Developer
15 7 (2.75%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (26.27%) .NET
2 48 (18.82%) REST
3 44 (17.25%) XML
4 43 (16.86%) HTML
5 38 (14.90%) CSS
6 37 (14.51%) .NET Framework
7 33 (12.94%) Web Services
8 32 (12.55%) jQuery
8 32 (12.55%) HTML5
9 31 (12.16%) SOAP
10 26 (10.20%) CSS3
11 24 (9.41%) ASP.NET
11 24 (9.41%) Hibernate
11 24 (9.41%) Spring
12 21 (8.24%) JSON
13 20 (7.84%) Ajax
14 19 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (5.88%) RESTful
16 14 (5.49%) Play Framework
17 12 (4.71%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.31%) Mainframe
1 11 (4.31%) User Experience
1 11 (4.31%) Open Source
2 10 (3.92%) NHS
3 9 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.53%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.96%) GIS
6 4 (1.57%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.78%) Human Factors
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.78%) AS400
9 1 (0.39%) IPTV
9 1 (0.39%) New Media
9 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.39%) Statistics
9 1 (0.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.73%) Windows
2 23 (9.02%) UNIX
3 17 (6.67%) Linux
4 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.35%) AIX
6 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (43.14%) Scrum
2 62 (24.31%) TDD
3 41 (16.08%) Unit Testing
4 39 (15.29%) BDD
5 32 (12.55%) CRM
6 31 (12.16%) PRINCE2
7 28 (10.98%) Test Scripting
8 27 (10.59%) Project Management
9 23 (9.02%) MVC
10 21 (8.24%) Waterfall
11 20 (7.84%) SOA
12 18 (7.06%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.67%) OO
14 16 (6.27%) Coaching
15 15 (5.88%) Risk Management
15 15 (5.88%) Regression Testing
15 15 (5.88%) ETL
15 15 (5.88%) UML
16 14 (5.49%) Time Management
16 14 (5.49%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (30.59%) Java
2 58 (22.75%) SQL
3 45 (17.65%) C#
4 39 (15.29%) JavaScript
5 32 (12.55%) Scala
6 21 (8.24%) PL/SQL
7 19 (7.45%) Perl
8 6 (2.35%) Python
8 6 (2.35%) C
9 4 (1.57%) PHP
9 4 (1.57%) Ruby
10 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.39%) Jython
11 1 (0.39%) Delphi
11 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.39%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 80 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 67 (26.27%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.45%) ISEB
5 10 (3.92%) MCPD
5 10 (3.92%) MCTS
5 10 (3.92%) Degree
5 10 (3.92%) MCAD
5 10 (3.92%) MCSD
5 10 (3.92%) MCDBA
6 9 (3.53%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.14%) MCITP
8 7 (2.75%) Sun Certification
9 6 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.96%) MAPM
11 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.78%) CBAP
12 2 (0.78%) PMP
13 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.96%) P3O
3 3 (1.18%) SLA
4 2 (0.78%) QA
4 2 (0.78%) HL7
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.18%) Shibboleth
2 3 (1.18%) vSphere
3 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.78%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 61 (23.92%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.73%) Oracle
3 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
3 4 (1.57%) HP
3 4 (1.57%) VMware
4 3 (1.18%) Google
4 3 (1.18%) Adobe
5 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.78%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.78%) Cisco
5 2 (0.78%) Juniper
6 1 (0.39%) ESRI
6 1 (0.39%) ILOG
6 1 (0.39%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.39%) Zend
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