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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 177 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.11% 12.22% 12.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.33% 19.16% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 31 36
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£375 £320 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +1.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
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
450 261 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.09% 63.81% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 151 177
Average daily rate £350 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 9
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.45 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £97.00 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Cardiff +6 87 £375 +36.36% 22
Newport +1 75 £363 -14.70% 4
Bridgend - 1 £375 -
Torfaen - 1 - - 4
Blaenau Gwent - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 114 (36.77%) Scrum
2 90 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 83 (26.77%) Java
4 77 (24.84%) TDD
5 71 (22.90%) Subversion
6 70 (22.58%) HTML
7 69 (22.26%) .NET
8 68 (21.94%) SC Cleared
9 62 (20.00%) SQL
10 61 (19.68%) Jenkins
11 60 (19.35%) C#
12 59 (19.03%) CSS
13 58 (18.71%) SQL Server
14 56 (18.06%) JavaScript
15 55 (17.74%) Selenium
16 54 (17.42%) BDD
17 50 (16.13%) HTML5
18 49 (15.81%) XML
18 49 (15.81%) JUnit
19 48 (15.48%) Open Source
20 45 (14.52%) JIRA
20 45 (14.52%) jQuery
21 44 (14.19%) ISEB
22 42 (13.55%) REST
23 41 (13.23%) CSS3
23 41 (13.23%) Finance
24 39 (12.58%) ISTQB
25 38 (12.26%) Team Foundation Server
25 38 (12.26%) Web Services
25 38 (12.26%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 38 (12.26%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.16%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.84%) FileNet
4 13 (4.19%) JBoss
5 12 (3.87%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.90%) OpenROAD
7 8 (2.58%) CMS
8 6 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.61%) Apache
9 5 (1.61%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.61%) IIS
10 4 (1.29%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.97%) Confluence
11 3 (0.97%) Lync
11 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.97%) SAS
12 2 (0.65%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Summit
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.26%) SaaS
3 5 (1.61%) IaaS
4 3 (0.97%) Trello
4 3 (0.97%) Office 365
4 3 (0.97%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.65%) PaaS
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.45%) HTTP
2 3 (0.97%) Internet
3 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.65%) Intranet
4 1 (0.32%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) SSL
4 1 (0.32%) 3G
4 1 (0.32%) DVB
4 1 (0.32%) 2G
4 1 (0.32%) AMQP
4 1 (0.32%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 28 (9.03%) Relational Database
4 24 (7.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (4.84%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.90%) Ingres
8 8 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.29%) MySQL
10 4 (1.29%) MS Access
11 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.65%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 71 (22.90%) Subversion
2 61 (19.68%) Jenkins
3 55 (17.74%) Selenium
4 49 (15.81%) JUnit
5 45 (14.52%) JIRA
6 38 (12.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (10.65%) WebDriver
8 32 (10.32%) Git (software)
9 26 (8.39%) JMeter
10 23 (7.42%) Bugzilla
10 23 (7.42%) Maven
11 20 (6.45%) Ant
11 20 (6.45%) TortoiseSVN
12 18 (5.81%) TestNG
12 18 (5.81%) Jasmine
13 14 (4.52%) Visual Studio
14 12 (3.87%) Eclipse
15 8 (2.58%) Hudson
15 8 (2.58%) SoapUI
16 7 (2.26%) Cucumber
General
1 41 (13.23%) Finance
2 11 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.94%) Banking
4 5 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.29%) Retail
6 3 (0.97%) Back Office
7 2 (0.65%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
7 2 (0.65%) Publishing
7 2 (0.65%) Marketing
7 2 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 108 (34.84%) Developer
2 58 (18.71%) Analyst
3 37 (11.94%) Business Analyst
4 30 (9.68%) Architect
5 29 (9.35%) Java Developer
6 23 (7.42%) Tester
7 19 (6.13%) Test Manager
7 19 (6.13%) Test Analyst
8 17 (5.48%) Technical Architect
9 16 (5.16%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.52%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.52%) Scala Developer
11 12 (3.87%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
12 10 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
13 9 (2.90%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.58%) Lead Business Analyst
15 7 (2.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (22.58%) HTML
2 69 (22.26%) .NET
3 59 (19.03%) CSS
4 50 (16.13%) HTML5
5 49 (15.81%) XML
6 45 (14.52%) jQuery
7 42 (13.55%) REST
8 41 (13.23%) CSS3
9 38 (12.26%) Web Services
10 37 (11.94%) Spring
11 34 (10.97%) .NET Framework
12 32 (10.32%) Ajax
13 26 (8.39%) ASP.NET
14 24 (7.74%) JSON
15 22 (7.10%) SOAP
16 21 (6.77%) Java SE
17 18 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (5.81%) Play Framework
18 17 (5.48%) RESTful
18 17 (5.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.48%) Open Source
2 17 (5.48%) Client/Server
3 16 (5.16%) Mainframe
4 15 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.26%) GIS
5 7 (2.26%) AS400
5 7 (2.26%) Statistics
6 5 (1.61%) PMI
6 5 (1.61%) iSeries
6 5 (1.61%) User Experience
6 5 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.29%) NHS
8 3 (0.97%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.65%) New Media
9 2 (0.65%) W3C
9 2 (0.65%) DTV
9 2 (0.65%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.45%) UNIX
2 16 (5.16%) Linux
3 13 (4.19%) Windows
4 9 (2.90%) AIX
4 9 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.26%) Android
5 7 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.29%) CentOS
6 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (36.77%) Scrum
2 77 (24.84%) TDD
3 54 (17.42%) BDD
4 37 (11.94%) Kanban
5 33 (10.65%) Test Scripting
5 33 (10.65%) Automation Testing
6 32 (10.32%) Software Testing
6 32 (10.32%) Project Management
6 32 (10.32%) MVC
7 31 (10.00%) SOA
8 30 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (9.35%) Test Management
10 25 (8.06%) Load Testing
11 24 (7.74%) Coaching
12 23 (7.42%) OO
13 19 (6.13%) ETL
14 18 (5.81%) UML
14 18 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (5.81%) Automated Testing
14 18 (5.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 83 (26.77%) Java
2 62 (20.00%) SQL
3 60 (19.35%) C#
4 56 (18.06%) JavaScript
5 31 (10.00%) Scala
6 18 (5.81%) Python
7 17 (5.48%) Ruby
8 13 (4.19%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.87%) PHP
10 11 (3.55%) Perl
11 5 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.97%) C++
12 3 (0.97%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.97%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.32%) Groovy
13 1 (0.32%) C
13 1 (0.32%) XPath
13 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.32%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 90 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 68 (21.94%) SC Cleared
3 44 (14.19%) ISEB
4 39 (12.58%) ISTQB
5 17 (5.48%) Degree
6 7 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.94%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.97%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.97%) PMP
10 2 (0.65%) CBAP
10 2 (0.65%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.32%) MCSD
11 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.32%) MCITP
11 1 (0.32%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.81%) QA
2 6 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.61%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.32%) WCAG
4 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.97%) Shibboleth
1 3 (0.97%) vCloud
2 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (9.03%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.61%) Puppet
2 5 (1.61%) Ansible
3 4 (1.29%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.29%) StatsD
Vendors
1 34 (10.97%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.65%) Oracle
3 29 (9.35%) IBM
4 6 (1.94%) Informatica
4 6 (1.94%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.61%) HP
6 4 (1.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.97%) VMware
7 3 (0.97%) Citrix
7 3 (0.97%) SAP
8 2 (0.65%) ILOG
8 2 (0.65%) Twitter
9 1 (0.32%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.32%) Apple
9 1 (0.32%) Kofax
9 1 (0.32%) Zend
9 1 (0.32%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.32%) Splunk
9 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe
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