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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 126 119 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.00% 21.14% 11.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.86% 28.33% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 75 44
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£375 £373 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +12.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
528 420 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.64% 74.60% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 305 228
Average daily rate £356 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.70 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £43.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Cardiff 0 77 £369 -1.66% 31
Newport -5 26 £394 +8.62% 4
Glamorgan - 4 £388 - 1
Bridgend -1 1 £450 +66.66% 2
Monmouthshire - 1 £388 -
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 31 August 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.

1 155 (51.67%) Scrum
2 103 (34.33%) Java
3 102 (34.00%) SQL
4 98 (32.67%) SQL Server
5 95 (31.67%) Security Cleared
6 82 (27.33%) TDD
7 80 (26.67%) .NET
8 79 (26.33%) SC Cleared
9 68 (22.67%) Web Services
10 63 (21.00%) Microsoft
11 62 (20.67%) XML
12 59 (19.67%) HTML
13 56 (18.67%) C#
14 55 (18.33%) BDD
15 53 (17.67%) Oracle
15 53 (17.67%) SOAP
16 50 (16.67%) .NET Framework
17 49 (16.33%) Unit Testing
18 46 (15.33%) CSS
19 41 (13.67%) Team Foundation Server
20 40 (13.33%) REST
20 40 (13.33%) Spring
21 39 (13.00%) PL/SQL
22 38 (12.67%) OO
22 38 (12.67%) Hibernate
22 38 (12.67%) Selenium
23 37 (12.33%) Subversion
24 35 (11.67%) ASP.NET
24 35 (11.67%) Visual Studio
25 34 (11.33%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 26 (8.67%) IIS
2 22 (7.33%) JBoss
3 18 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.33%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.00%) Confluence
6 11 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (3.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.67%) FileNet
9 4 (1.33%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.33%) Apache
9 4 (1.33%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.00%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.00%) OpenROAD
10 3 (1.00%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.67%) nginx
11 2 (0.67%) Liferay
11 2 (0.67%) WildFly
12 1 (0.33%) Node.js
12 1 (0.33%) Drupal
12 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.67%) MS Office
3 4 (1.33%) MS Project
3 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.67%) Office 365
3 2 (0.67%) IaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.33%) HTTP
2 4 (1.33%) DNS
2 4 (1.33%) DHCP
2 4 (1.33%) Internet
3 3 (1.00%) SAN
4 2 (0.67%) IPv4
4 2 (0.67%) Network Security
4 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.67%) NAS
5 1 (0.33%) Skype
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (32.67%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (9.00%) MongoDB
4 26 (8.67%) Relational Database
5 20 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (6.33%) RDBMS
7 18 (6.00%) MySQL
8 17 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (4.33%) NoSQL
11 11 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (3.67%) DB2
12 10 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (3.33%) SQLPlus
12 10 (3.33%) Oracle Database
12 10 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
14 6 (2.00%) Hadoop
14 6 (2.00%) Ingres
15 5 (1.67%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 41 (13.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (12.67%) Selenium
3 37 (12.33%) Subversion
4 35 (11.67%) Visual Studio
5 33 (11.00%) Jenkins
6 31 (10.33%) JMeter
7 30 (10.00%) JIRA
8 25 (8.33%) Maven
8 25 (8.33%) Cucumber
9 22 (7.33%) Eclipse
10 13 (4.33%) JUnit
10 13 (4.33%) Hudson
11 12 (4.00%) SoapUI
11 12 (4.00%) SpecFlow
12 11 (3.67%) WebDriver
12 11 (3.67%) Spock
12 11 (3.67%) Geb
13 10 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 10 (3.33%) Toad
14 8 (2.67%) TestNG
General
1 34 (11.33%) Finance
2 15 (5.00%) Back Office
3 13 (4.33%) Legal
4 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 138 (46.00%) Developer
2 47 (15.67%) Analyst
3 46 (15.33%) Java Developer
4 36 (12.00%) Tester
5 35 (11.67%) .NET Developer
6 24 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 22 (7.33%) Business Analyst
7 22 (7.33%) Test Analyst
8 18 (6.00%) SQL Developer
9 17 (5.67%) Architect
10 15 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.00%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Agile Coach
13 10 (3.33%) AWS Developer
14 9 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (3.00%) Agile Project Manager
15 8 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.67%) SQL Server Developer
15 8 (2.67%) Perl Developer
16 7 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (26.67%) .NET
2 68 (22.67%) Web Services
3 62 (20.67%) XML
4 59 (19.67%) HTML
5 53 (17.67%) SOAP
6 50 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 46 (15.33%) CSS
8 40 (13.33%) Spring
8 40 (13.33%) REST
9 38 (12.67%) Hibernate
10 35 (11.67%) ASP.NET
11 31 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (8.00%) jQuery
13 22 (7.33%) RESTful
14 20 (6.67%) J2EE
15 19 (6.33%) JSF
16 18 (6.00%) HTML5
17 17 (5.67%) AngularJS
18 15 (5.00%) XSLT
19 14 (4.67%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.00%) User Experience
2 14 (4.67%) NHS
3 12 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.67%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.00%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.00%) GIS
8 5 (1.67%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.33%) RMADS
9 4 (1.33%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.33%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.00%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.33%) Blog
12 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.33%) SCADA
12 1 (0.33%) Human Factors
12 1 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.33%) UNIX
1 34 (11.33%) Windows
2 29 (9.67%) Linux
3 8 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.00%) AIX
5 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.67%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (51.67%) Scrum
2 82 (27.33%) TDD
3 55 (18.33%) BDD
4 49 (16.33%) Unit Testing
5 38 (12.67%) OO
6 34 (11.33%) MVC
7 29 (9.67%) DevOps
8 26 (8.67%) Software Engineering
9 25 (8.33%) ETL
9 25 (8.33%) Open Source
10 23 (7.67%) Test Scripting
11 22 (7.33%) Project Management
12 20 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (6.33%) SOA
13 19 (6.33%) SDLC
14 18 (6.00%) PRINCE2
15 17 (5.67%) UML
15 17 (5.67%) Test Automation
16 16 (5.33%) OOA/OOD
16 16 (5.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 103 (34.33%) Java
2 102 (34.00%) SQL
3 56 (18.67%) C#
4 39 (13.00%) PL/SQL
5 29 (9.67%) JavaScript
6 25 (8.33%) Perl
7 18 (6.00%) Scala
8 9 (3.00%) BeanShell
9 6 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.67%) Delphi
11 4 (1.33%) Ruby
11 4 (1.33%) Python
12 3 (1.00%) PHP
13 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.33%) R
14 1 (0.33%) C
14 1 (0.33%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.33%) Jython
14 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 95 (31.67%) Security Cleared
2 79 (26.33%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.67%) ISEB
4 11 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (3.67%) Degree
5 10 (3.33%) MCDBA
5 10 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.67%) MCITP
7 5 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.67%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.33%) CISSP
9 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.67%) MAPM
10 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.67%) PMP
10 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.33%) PhD
11 1 (0.33%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.00%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) HL7
3 2 (0.67%) P3O
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.33%) vSphere
1 4 (1.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) vCloud
2 1 (0.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.33%) Puppet
3 3 (1.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.33%) Ansible
4 1 (0.33%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.33%) Nagios
4 1 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 53 (17.67%) Oracle
3 11 (3.67%) Twitter
4 6 (2.00%) PayPal
4 6 (2.00%) WorldPay
4 6 (2.00%) IBM
5 5 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.33%) VMware
7 3 (1.00%) ESRI
7 3 (1.00%) Google
7 3 (1.00%) Cisco
7 3 (1.00%) Lotus
8 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.67%) Juniper
8 2 (0.67%) OpenText
9 1 (0.33%) Casewise
9 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.33%) Informatica
9 1 (0.33%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.33%) SAP
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Rate: Market Rates
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £350 - 400 per day
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