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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 180 59 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.98% 12.83% 12.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.82% 18.38% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 44 32
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£350 £320 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
452 321 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.80% 69.78% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 213 182
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £22.50 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 +7 84 £350 +27.27% 20
Newport +2 80 £350 -13.84% 11
Bridgend - 2 £323 -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Glamorgan - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - - 5
Blaenau Gwent - - - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 122 (38.01%) Scrum
2 90 (28.04%) Java
3 86 (26.79%) Security Cleared
4 85 (26.48%) TDD
5 67 (20.87%) .NET
5 67 (20.87%) BDD
6 66 (20.56%) SQL
7 65 (20.25%) SC Cleared
8 60 (18.69%) C#
9 59 (18.38%) Selenium
10 57 (17.76%) HTML
11 56 (17.45%) SQL Server
12 55 (17.13%) Web Services
13 54 (16.82%) Subversion
14 52 (16.20%) Open Source
15 48 (14.95%) Finance
16 47 (14.64%) CSS
16 47 (14.64%) JIRA
17 44 (13.71%) Jenkins
17 44 (13.71%) XML
18 42 (13.08%) JavaScript
19 41 (12.77%) ISEB
20 40 (12.46%) SharePoint
21 38 (11.84%) Spring
21 38 (11.84%) ISTQB
21 38 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
21 38 (11.84%) Kanban
22 37 (11.53%) jQuery
23 36 (11.21%) HTML5
23 36 (11.21%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 40 (12.46%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.36%) FileNet
3 14 (4.36%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.80%) CMS
4 9 (2.80%) JBoss
4 9 (2.80%) Apache
5 8 (2.49%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.18%) SAS
6 7 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.87%) OpenROAD
8 5 (1.56%) IIS
8 5 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.25%) Lync
9 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.25%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.25%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.93%) Confluence
11 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.62%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.62%) Agresso
3 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (2.49%) SaaS
4 6 (1.87%) PaaS
5 5 (1.56%) IaaS
6 3 (0.93%) Trello
6 3 (0.93%) Office 365
6 3 (0.93%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.18%) HTTP
2 4 (1.25%) Internet
3 3 (0.93%) 3G
3 3 (0.93%) 2G
3 3 (0.93%) 4G
4 2 (0.62%) WAN
4 2 (0.62%) SSL
4 2 (0.62%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.79%) Relational Database
3 23 (7.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.74%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.80%) CouchDB
8 7 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.87%) Ingres
9 6 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.25%) MySQL
10 4 (1.25%) MS Access
11 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.62%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (18.38%) Selenium
2 54 (16.82%) Subversion
3 47 (14.64%) JIRA
4 44 (13.71%) Jenkins
5 38 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (10.90%) WebDriver
7 34 (10.59%) JUnit
8 31 (9.66%) Maven
9 28 (8.72%) Ant
10 26 (8.10%) JMeter
11 23 (7.17%) Bugzilla
12 20 (6.23%) TortoiseSVN
13 19 (5.92%) Git (software)
14 18 (5.61%) TestNG
15 15 (4.67%) Visual Studio
16 11 (3.43%) SoapUI
17 9 (2.80%) Hudson
17 9 (2.80%) Eclipse
18 8 (2.49%) Apache Ivy
19 7 (2.18%) Cucumber
General
1 48 (14.95%) Finance
2 12 (3.74%) Banking
3 10 (3.12%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.25%) Retail
6 2 (0.62%) Billing
6 2 (0.62%) Legal
6 2 (0.62%) Electronics
6 2 (0.62%) Publishing
6 2 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 98 (30.53%) Developer
2 60 (18.69%) Analyst
3 36 (11.21%) Business Analyst
4 31 (9.66%) Architect
5 29 (9.03%) Java Developer
6 24 (7.48%) Project Manager
6 24 (7.48%) Tester
7 22 (6.85%) Test Analyst
8 19 (5.92%) Test Manager
9 14 (4.36%) Technical Architect
9 14 (4.36%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.36%) .NET Developer
10 11 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.12%) Perl Developer
11 10 (3.12%) Lead Business Analyst
12 9 (2.80%) Java Architect
12 9 (2.80%) Agile Business Analyst
13 8 (2.49%) Designer
13 8 (2.49%) Senior Business Analyst
14 7 (2.18%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (20.87%) .NET
2 57 (17.76%) HTML
3 55 (17.13%) Web Services
4 47 (14.64%) CSS
5 44 (13.71%) XML
6 38 (11.84%) Spring
7 37 (11.53%) jQuery
8 36 (11.21%) HTML5
9 34 (10.59%) .NET Framework
10 27 (8.41%) REST
11 25 (7.79%) SOAP
11 25 (7.79%) ASP.NET
12 23 (7.17%) CSS3
13 20 (6.23%) RESTful
13 20 (6.23%) Ajax
14 19 (5.92%) Java SE
15 17 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (4.98%) XSLT
17 15 (4.67%) J2EE
17 15 (4.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.20%) Open Source
2 17 (5.30%) Client/Server
2 17 (5.30%) Mainframe
3 15 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.80%) User Experience
5 9 (2.80%) GIS
6 8 (2.49%) AS400
6 8 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.18%) Statistics
8 5 (1.56%) PMI
8 5 (1.56%) iSeries
9 4 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.25%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.93%) NHS
10 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.93%) Handset
11 2 (0.62%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.92%) UNIX
2 16 (4.98%) Linux
3 11 (3.43%) Windows
4 10 (3.12%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.49%) Android
6 6 (1.87%) AIX
7 4 (1.25%) CentOS
7 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (38.01%) Scrum
2 85 (26.48%) TDD
3 67 (20.87%) BDD
4 38 (11.84%) Kanban
5 36 (11.21%) Project Management
6 35 (10.90%) OO
6 35 (10.90%) Automation Testing
7 34 (10.59%) Test Scripting
8 33 (10.28%) Software Testing
9 32 (9.97%) MVC
10 31 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (9.03%) Test Management
12 27 (8.41%) Load Testing
12 27 (8.41%) Coaching
13 22 (6.85%) SOA
13 22 (6.85%) Automated Testing
14 19 (5.92%) UML
15 18 (5.61%) ETL
16 17 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (5.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 90 (28.04%) Java
2 66 (20.56%) SQL
3 60 (18.69%) C#
4 42 (13.08%) JavaScript
5 25 (7.79%) Scala
6 17 (5.30%) Ruby
7 16 (4.98%) Python
8 13 (4.05%) Perl
9 12 (3.74%) PHP
9 12 (3.74%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.93%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.93%) SAS Macro
12 2 (0.62%) Groovy
12 2 (0.62%) XPath
12 2 (0.62%) XQuery
13 1 (0.31%) MUMPS
13 1 (0.31%) VB
13 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 86 (26.79%) Security Cleared
2 65 (20.25%) SC Cleared
3 41 (12.77%) ISEB
4 38 (11.84%) ISTQB
5 23 (7.17%) Degree
6 7 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.87%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.62%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.62%) MAPM
10 2 (0.62%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.31%) PMP
11 1 (0.31%) MCSD
11 1 (0.31%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.31%) MCITP
11 1 (0.31%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.17%) QA
2 5 (1.56%) ISO 9000
2 5 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.25%) WCAG
3 4 (1.25%) WAI
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
4 2 (0.62%) P3O
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.93%) vCloud
2 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (8.72%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.87%) Puppet
3 5 (1.56%) Ansible
4 4 (1.25%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.25%) StatsD
Vendors
1 36 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.28%) Oracle
3 29 (9.03%) IBM
4 7 (2.18%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.87%) Informatica
6 5 (1.56%) HP
7 4 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.93%) Apple
8 3 (0.93%) VMware
8 3 (0.93%) Citrix
8 3 (0.93%) SAP
8 3 (0.93%) Sun
9 2 (0.62%) Twitter
10 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.31%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe
10 1 (0.31%) Zend
10 1 (0.31%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.31%) Splunk
10 1 (0.31%) Kofax
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