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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 156 158 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.31% 24.65% 10.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.26% 31.16% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 89 26
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£400 £438 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £306 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
469 507 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.09% 79.10% 73.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 334 175
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 12
Average hourly rate £13.70 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £25.00 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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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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
Newport 0 91 £428 -5.00% 4
Cardiff -2 54 £350 -12.50% 29
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £413 -
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 126 (49.80%) Scrum
2 85 (33.60%) Security Cleared
3 77 (30.43%) Java
4 74 (29.25%) .NET
5 73 (28.85%) SQL Server
5 73 (28.85%) SC Cleared
6 71 (28.06%) TDD
7 69 (27.27%) SQL
8 60 (23.72%) Microsoft
9 55 (21.74%) BDD
10 54 (21.34%) C#
11 49 (19.37%) .NET Framework
11 49 (19.37%) Unit Testing
12 45 (17.79%) Web Services
13 43 (17.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 42 (16.60%) XML
15 41 (16.21%) Oracle
16 39 (15.42%) Visual Studio
16 39 (15.42%) REST
17 37 (14.62%) SOAP
18 33 (13.04%) ASP.NET
18 33 (13.04%) HTML
18 33 (13.04%) MVC
19 32 (12.65%) Windows
20 28 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (10.67%) Finance
21 27 (10.67%) CSS
22 26 (10.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 26 (10.28%) jQuery
23 25 (9.88%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (9.49%) IIS
2 18 (7.11%) JBoss
3 16 (6.32%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.14%) WebSphere
5 11 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.56%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.98%) FileNet
7 5 (1.98%) OpenROAD
8 4 (1.58%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.19%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.79%) Apache
10 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.79%) CMS
10 2 (0.79%) WildFly
10 2 (0.79%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.79%) Mule
10 2 (0.79%) nginx
11 1 (0.40%) Confluence
11 1 (0.40%) Lync
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.37%) MS Project
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.19%) Office 365
3 2 (0.79%) IaaS
3 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.58%) DHCP
1 4 (1.58%) HTTP
1 4 (1.58%) DNS
1 4 (1.58%) Internet
2 2 (0.79%) IPv4
3 1 (0.40%) SAN
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.72%) RDBMS
5 16 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (6.32%) MongoDB
6 15 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (5.93%) MySQL
7 14 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.56%) Ingres
9 7 (2.77%) DB2
9 7 (2.77%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (2.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.77%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.37%) SQLPlus
11 4 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.58%) Firebird
12 3 (1.19%) InterBase
12 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (17.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (15.42%) Visual Studio
3 25 (9.88%) Selenium
3 25 (9.88%) Subversion
4 22 (8.70%) JMeter
4 22 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 21 (8.30%) Jenkins
6 17 (6.72%) Eclipse
7 16 (6.32%) JIRA
8 15 (5.93%) JUnit
9 12 (4.74%) Maven
9 12 (4.74%) SpecFlow
10 11 (4.35%) WebDriver
11 9 (3.56%) Toad
12 8 (3.16%) TestNG
13 7 (2.77%) Bugzilla
14 6 (2.37%) Git (software)
14 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (1.58%) MSBuild
15 4 (1.58%) Gradle
General
1 27 (10.67%) Finance
2 13 (5.14%) Back Office
2 13 (5.14%) Legal
3 11 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (0.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 121 (47.83%) Developer
2 37 (14.62%) Analyst
3 32 (12.65%) .NET Developer
4 29 (11.46%) Java Developer
4 29 (11.46%) Tester
5 21 (8.30%) Business Analyst
6 18 (7.11%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.72%) Architect
7 17 (6.72%) SQL Developer
8 16 (6.32%) Test Analyst
9 14 (5.53%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.74%) AWS Developer
11 11 (4.35%) Agile Coach
12 10 (3.95%) CRM Analyst
12 10 (3.95%) Software Developer
12 10 (3.95%) CRM Business Analyst
13 8 (3.16%) SQL Server Developer
13 8 (3.16%) Perl Developer
14 7 (2.77%) Senior SQL Developer
15 6 (2.37%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (29.25%) .NET
2 49 (19.37%) .NET Framework
3 45 (17.79%) Web Services
4 42 (16.60%) XML
5 39 (15.42%) REST
6 37 (14.62%) SOAP
7 33 (13.04%) HTML
7 33 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 28 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (10.67%) CSS
10 26 (10.28%) jQuery
11 25 (9.88%) Spring
12 23 (9.09%) Hibernate
13 21 (8.30%) RESTful
14 20 (7.91%) HTML5
15 14 (5.53%) CSS3
15 14 (5.53%) Java SE
16 12 (4.74%) Entity Framework
16 12 (4.74%) Mojolicious
16 12 (4.74%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.32%) User Experience
2 12 (4.74%) Mainframe
3 11 (4.35%) NHS
4 10 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.56%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.16%) GIS
7 6 (2.37%) Taxonomies
8 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.58%) RMADS
10 3 (1.19%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.19%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.19%) Human Factors
11 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.40%) SCADA
12 1 (0.40%) W3C
12 1 (0.40%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.65%) Windows
2 25 (9.88%) UNIX
3 21 (8.30%) Linux
4 9 (3.56%) AIX
5 7 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (49.80%) Scrum
2 71 (28.06%) TDD
3 55 (21.74%) BDD
4 49 (19.37%) Unit Testing
5 33 (13.04%) MVC
6 23 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 23 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 21 (8.30%) Project Management
8 20 (7.91%) CRM
9 19 (7.51%) ETL
10 18 (7.11%) OO
11 17 (6.72%) Risk Management
12 16 (6.32%) PRINCE2
12 16 (6.32%) SOA
13 15 (5.93%) Regression Testing
14 14 (5.53%) Automated Testing
15 13 (5.14%) Migration
15 13 (5.14%) Open Source
16 12 (4.74%) Test-First Development
17 11 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (30.43%) Java
2 69 (27.27%) SQL
3 54 (21.34%) C#
4 24 (9.49%) PL/SQL
5 22 (8.70%) Perl
6 19 (7.51%) JavaScript
6 19 (7.51%) Scala
7 4 (1.58%) Ruby
8 3 (1.19%) Python
8 3 (1.19%) Delphi
8 3 (1.19%) PHP
9 2 (0.79%) C
9 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.40%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.40%) Groovy
10 1 (0.40%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.40%) Jython
10 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (33.60%) Security Cleared
2 73 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.91%) ISEB
3 20 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.14%) Degree
5 10 (3.95%) MCTS
5 10 (3.95%) MCAD
5 10 (3.95%) MCSD
5 10 (3.95%) MCDBA
5 10 (3.95%) MCPD
6 9 (3.56%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.16%) MCITP
8 7 (2.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (2.77%) Sun Certification
9 4 (1.58%) CISSP
10 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.79%) MAPM
11 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.79%) PMP
11 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.19%) SLA
3 2 (0.79%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.58%) vSphere
2 1 (0.40%) vCloud
2 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 60 (23.72%) Microsoft
2 41 (16.21%) Oracle
3 6 (2.37%) PayPal
3 6 (2.37%) WorldPay
4 5 (1.98%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.58%) VMware
6 3 (1.19%) Lotus
6 3 (1.19%) Google
7 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.79%) OpenText
7 2 (0.79%) Adobe
8 1 (0.40%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.40%) ESRI
8 1 (0.40%) SAP
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) Casewise
8 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
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