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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 147 80 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.39% 16.03% 15.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.12% 22.04% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 49 38
Average daily rate £363 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £48.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.12 £22.50 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.03 £22.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.36%
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
488 363 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 87.61% 72.75% 78.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 248 196
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 11
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £31.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff +3 112 £350 -9.67% 28
Newport -3 20 £400 -13.97% 11
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £275 - 3
Bridgend - 1 £485 - 2
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 156 (44.96%) Scrum
2 140 (40.35%) SQL
3 126 (36.31%) Java
4 123 (35.45%) TDD
5 112 (32.28%) JavaScript
6 94 (27.09%) HTML
7 88 (25.36%) CSS
7 88 (25.36%) OO
8 87 (25.07%) Web Services
9 83 (23.92%) XML
9 83 (23.92%) jQuery
10 82 (23.63%) Software Engineering
11 77 (22.19%) C#
11 77 (22.19%) .NET
12 75 (21.61%) MVC
13 71 (20.46%) SQL Server
14 69 (19.88%) SOAP
14 69 (19.88%) Security Cleared
15 62 (17.87%) Cucumber
16 59 (17.00%) Unit Testing
17 58 (16.71%) Selenium
17 58 (16.71%) Git (software)
17 58 (16.71%) RESTful
18 57 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (15.56%) Finance
19 54 (15.56%) Spring
20 53 (15.27%) ASP.NET
20 53 (15.27%) Microsoft
20 53 (15.27%) REST
21 52 (14.99%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 31 (8.93%) IIS
2 26 (7.49%) JBoss
2 26 (7.49%) Tomcat
3 24 (6.92%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.46%) Apache
4 12 (3.46%) Confluence
4 12 (3.46%) FileNet
5 10 (2.88%) Mule
6 8 (2.31%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.02%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.73%) LiveCycle
8 6 (1.73%) Node.js
9 5 (1.44%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.44%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.15%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.15%) SAS
10 4 (1.15%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.58%) Liferay
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.17%) GitHub
3 6 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.86%) Office 365
5 2 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.93%) HTTP
2 9 (2.59%) Internet
3 3 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (0.86%) DNS
3 3 (0.86%) Multicast
3 3 (0.86%) NAS
3 3 (0.86%) Network Security
3 3 (0.86%) SAN
3 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (20.46%) SQL Server
2 49 (14.12%) MongoDB
3 43 (12.39%) NoSQL
4 31 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (7.78%) Redis
6 16 (4.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (4.32%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.75%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.31%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.73%) GIS
12 6 (1.73%) MySQL
12 6 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.44%) Neo4j
13 5 (1.44%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 62 (17.87%) Cucumber
2 58 (16.71%) Git (software)
2 58 (16.71%) Selenium
3 52 (14.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 51 (14.70%) Subversion
5 40 (11.53%) Jenkins
6 36 (10.37%) JIRA
7 27 (7.78%) Visual Studio
8 21 (6.05%) Eclipse
9 20 (5.76%) Maven
10 18 (5.19%) Hudson
11 17 (4.90%) TeamCity
12 12 (3.46%) Ant
13 10 (2.88%) Jasmine
13 10 (2.88%) QUnit
13 10 (2.88%) Sinon.JS
14 9 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (2.59%) SpecFlow
14 9 (2.59%) Spock
15 8 (2.31%) Trac
General
1 54 (15.56%) Finance
2 28 (8.07%) Legal
3 13 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (2.88%) Back Office
5 6 (1.73%) Banking
5 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.86%) Games
6 3 (0.86%) Military
7 2 (0.58%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 218 (62.82%) Developer
2 71 (20.46%) Java Developer
3 55 (15.85%) .NET Developer
4 49 (14.12%) Analyst
5 43 (12.39%) SQL Developer
6 37 (10.66%) Project Manager
7 26 (7.49%) Test Analyst
8 18 (5.19%) Business Analyst
8 18 (5.19%) Tester
9 17 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (4.61%) Perl Developer
10 16 (4.61%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.03%) Agile Developer
11 14 (4.03%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 13 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (3.46%) Agile Project Manager
14 11 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.17%) C# Developer
14 11 (3.17%) SQL Server Developer
15 10 (2.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (27.09%) HTML
2 88 (25.36%) CSS
3 87 (25.07%) Web Services
4 83 (23.92%) jQuery
4 83 (23.92%) XML
5 77 (22.19%) .NET
6 69 (19.88%) SOAP
7 58 (16.71%) RESTful
8 54 (15.56%) Spring
9 53 (15.27%) ASP.NET
9 53 (15.27%) REST
10 43 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (12.10%) Hibernate
12 39 (11.24%) Ajax
13 30 (8.65%) .NET Framework
14 29 (8.36%) Mojolicious
15 28 (8.07%) Kafka
16 27 (7.78%) HTML5
16 27 (7.78%) WCF
17 23 (6.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.48%) NHS
3 14 (4.03%) User Experience
4 10 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.02%) W3C
7 6 (1.73%) Replication
8 5 (1.44%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.15%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.29%) AS400
11 1 (0.29%) BBC
11 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.83%) Unix
2 19 (5.48%) Android
3 18 (5.19%) Windows
4 16 (4.61%) Apple iOS
4 16 (4.61%) Linux
5 5 (1.44%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (44.96%) Scrum
2 123 (35.45%) TDD
3 88 (25.36%) OO
4 82 (23.63%) Software Engineering
5 75 (21.61%) MVC
6 59 (17.00%) Unit Testing
7 57 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (12.97%) BDD
9 43 (12.39%) OOP
10 36 (10.37%) Project Management
11 30 (8.65%) UML
12 27 (7.78%) SOA
13 24 (6.92%) Software Testing
14 21 (6.05%) DevOps
14 21 (6.05%) Web Development
15 18 (5.19%) Business Analysis
15 18 (5.19%) SDLC
15 18 (5.19%) Waterfall
16 17 (4.90%) Regression Testing
17 16 (4.61%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 140 (40.35%) SQL
2 126 (36.31%) Java
3 112 (32.28%) JavaScript
4 77 (22.19%) C#
5 47 (13.54%) Perl
6 35 (10.09%) Scala
7 33 (9.51%) Go
8 27 (7.78%) T-SQL
9 18 (5.19%) PL/SQL
10 15 (4.32%) XPath
11 10 (2.88%) Ruby
12 6 (1.73%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.44%) PHP
14 4 (1.15%) ANSI SQL
15 3 (0.86%) C++
15 3 (0.86%) Python
15 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.86%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.29%) C
16 1 (0.29%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 69 (19.88%) Security Cleared
2 45 (12.97%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.75%) Degree
3 13 (3.75%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.17%) ISEB
5 9 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.02%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.86%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.86%) MAPM
8 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.29%) HND
10 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (3.17%) QA
3 6 (1.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.86%) P3O
5 2 (0.58%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.44%) Ansible
3 4 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) Nagios
4 1 (0.29%) yum
Vendors
1 53 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.63%) Oracle
3 17 (4.90%) Atlassian
4 12 (3.46%) Red Gate
5 6 (1.73%) Adobe
5 6 (1.73%) IBM
5 6 (1.73%) ILOG
5 6 (1.73%) Kofax
5 6 (1.73%) Splunk
6 5 (1.44%) AppDynamics
6 5 (1.44%) Informatica
6 5 (1.44%) Lotus
6 5 (1.44%) New Relic
6 5 (1.44%) Rackspace
6 5 (1.44%) Teradata
7 4 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.15%) Twitter
8 3 (0.86%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.86%) Cisco
8 3 (0.86%) Red Hat
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