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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Wales / South Wales
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 139 149 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.78% 28.76% 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.73% 34.02% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 122 70
Median daily rate £420 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 £47.65 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +111.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
389 438 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.54% 84.56% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 332 263
Median daily rate £400 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 15
Median hourly rate £28.75 £47.15 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.01% +109.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 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
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 19 January 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 0 67 £395 +21.53% 24
Newport +2 57 £450 +12.50% 3
Bridgend -3 1 £450 -7.21% 2
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 136 (41.72%) Java
2 119 (36.50%) Scrum
3 103 (31.60%) TDD
4 78 (23.93%) BDD
5 59 (18.10%) Relational Database
6 58 (17.79%) Security Cleared
7 49 (15.03%) JSON
8 48 (14.72%) Software Engineering
9 46 (14.11%) HTML
10 45 (13.80%) SQL
11 44 (13.50%) Python
11 44 (13.50%) Finance
12 43 (13.19%) Kanban
12 43 (13.19%) RESTful
13 42 (12.88%) SC Cleared
13 42 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (11.96%) Web Services
15 38 (11.66%) JavaScript
15 38 (11.66%) REST
16 37 (11.35%) Open Source
16 37 (11.35%) CSS
17 36 (11.04%) HTTP
18 35 (10.74%) Web Development
19 34 (10.43%) Linux
20 32 (9.82%) Business Analysis
20 32 (9.82%) Scala
21 31 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
22 29 (8.90%) Spring
22 29 (8.90%) OWASP
22 29 (8.90%) DevOps

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 19 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (4.29%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.45%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (1.84%) Confluence
4 6 (1.84%) Jupyter
5 4 (1.23%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.23%) Liferay
5 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.92%) JBoss
6 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.61%) Apache
7 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Luigi
8 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.31%) SAS
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Project
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.45%) PaaS
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.04%) HTTP
2 6 (1.84%) Network Security
3 2 (0.61%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.10%) Relational Database
2 24 (7.36%) MongoDB
3 23 (7.06%) Hadoop
4 19 (5.83%) Big Data
4 19 (5.83%) NoSQL
4 19 (5.83%) SQL Server
5 13 (3.99%) Neo4j
6 9 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.84%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.53%) GIS
11 4 (1.23%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.23%) HBase
12 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.61%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 29 (8.90%) Jenkins
2 28 (8.59%) Cucumber
2 28 (8.59%) Selenium
3 18 (5.52%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.99%) JIRA
5 12 (3.68%) NUnit
5 12 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.37%) JUnit
7 10 (3.07%) SoapUI
7 10 (3.07%) SpecFlow
8 9 (2.76%) Maven
8 9 (2.76%) MSTest
9 8 (2.45%) JMeter
10 7 (2.15%) LoadRunner
10 7 (2.15%) MSBuild
11 6 (1.84%) Rational Performance Tester
12 5 (1.53%) HP UFT
12 5 (1.53%) Subversion
13 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.23%) WinRunner
General
1 44 (13.50%) Finance
2 20 (6.13%) Publishing
3 14 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.99%) Marketing
5 10 (3.07%) Electronics
5 10 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
7 1 (0.31%) Military
7 1 (0.31%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 166 (50.92%) Developer
2 79 (24.23%) Java Developer
3 59 (18.10%) Analyst
4 31 (9.51%) Business Analyst
5 25 (7.67%) Senior Developer
6 24 (7.36%) Agile Developer
7 23 (7.06%) Agile Java Developer
8 19 (5.83%) Architect
8 19 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (5.21%) Scala Developer
9 17 (5.21%) Software Engineer
10 13 (3.99%) Test Analyst
11 12 (3.68%) QA Analyst
12 11 (3.37%) .NET Developer
12 11 (3.37%) Python Developer
13 10 (3.07%) Designer
13 10 (3.07%) Java Engineer
14 9 (2.76%) Tester
14 9 (2.76%) UX Designer
15 8 (2.45%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.03%) JSON
2 46 (14.11%) HTML
3 43 (13.19%) RESTful
4 39 (11.96%) Web Services
5 38 (11.66%) REST
6 37 (11.35%) CSS
7 29 (8.90%) Spring
8 21 (6.44%) .NET
9 14 (4.29%) AngularJS
9 14 (4.29%) ASP.NET
10 13 (3.99%) Dropwizard
10 13 (3.99%) Hibernate
10 13 (3.99%) jQuery
10 13 (3.99%) Kafka
11 12 (3.68%) Spring Boot
12 11 (3.37%) HTML5
12 11 (3.37%) SOAP
13 10 (3.07%) .NET Framework
13 10 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (3.07%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.90%) User Experience
2 18 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.99%) Algorithms
4 9 (2.76%) Fintech
4 9 (2.76%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.76%) NHS
5 7 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.53%) Informatics
8 4 (1.23%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.23%) W3C
9 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.92%) PMI
9 3 (0.92%) Telematics
10 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.61%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.43%) Linux
2 14 (4.29%) Unix
3 8 (2.45%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.15%) Windows
5 3 (0.92%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.61%) Android
6 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) AIX
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (36.50%) Scrum
2 103 (31.60%) TDD
3 78 (23.93%) BDD
4 48 (14.72%) Software Engineering
5 43 (13.19%) Kanban
6 42 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (11.35%) Open Source
8 35 (10.74%) Web Development
9 32 (9.82%) Business Analysis
10 29 (8.90%) DevOps
10 29 (8.90%) Microservices
10 29 (8.90%) OWASP
11 28 (8.59%) Secure Coding
12 27 (8.28%) Waterfall
13 18 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (5.52%) Configuration Management
13 18 (5.52%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.52%) OO
14 17 (5.21%) Analytics
14 17 (5.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (41.72%) Java
2 45 (13.80%) SQL
3 44 (13.50%) Python
4 38 (11.66%) JavaScript
5 32 (9.82%) Scala
6 16 (4.91%) Go
7 14 (4.29%) C#
8 8 (2.45%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.45%) Ruby
9 5 (1.53%) C
10 4 (1.23%) Groovy
11 3 (0.92%) PHP
11 3 (0.92%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.31%) Perl
13 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.31%) R
13 1 (0.31%) VB
13 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (17.79%) Security Cleared
2 42 (12.88%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.68%) ISEB
4 6 (1.84%) CISSP
5 5 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.23%) CEH
6 4 (1.23%) CREST Certified
6 4 (1.23%) Degree
7 3 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.92%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.92%) PMP
8 2 (0.61%) CCENT
8 2 (0.61%) CCNA
8 2 (0.61%) CCNP
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.31%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.31%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.98%) QA
2 16 (4.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) P3O
4 1 (0.31%) WAI
4 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.53%) Docker
2 4 (1.23%) HDFS
3 2 (0.61%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.31%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 13 (3.99%) Ansible
2 5 (1.53%) Puppet
3 4 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.23%) Oozie
4 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.92%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.31%) Ambari
6 1 (0.31%) Nessus
6 1 (0.31%) Packer
6 1 (0.31%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (5.83%) Oracle
2 18 (5.52%) Cloudera
2 18 (5.52%) SAP
3 14 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.45%) HP
4 8 (2.45%) Teradata
5 7 (2.15%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.53%) Splunk
7 4 (1.23%) Guidewire
7 4 (1.23%) Informatica
7 4 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.92%) Cognos
8 3 (0.92%) ESRI
8 3 (0.92%) Siebel
9 2 (0.61%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.61%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.61%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.61%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.61%) OpenText
9 2 (0.61%) Tableau
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