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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 143 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.83% 11.63% 11.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.05% 16.30% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 43 29
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £357 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
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
420 319 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.92% 71.36% 70.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 221 192
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 4
Average hourly rate £43.75 £15.29 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.13% -57.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.33 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.08 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +9 70 £373 +24.16% 32
Newport +2 57 £394 -4.54% 14
Torfaen - 3 £390 - 1
Bridgend - 2 £323 - 2
Caerphilly - - - -
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 111 (35.58%) Java
2 107 (34.29%) Scrum
3 90 (28.85%) TDD
4 81 (25.96%) BDD
5 77 (24.68%) Web Services
6 69 (22.12%) Security Cleared
7 61 (19.55%) SQL
8 57 (18.27%) Finance
9 49 (15.71%) .NET
10 47 (15.06%) JUnit
10 47 (15.06%) Subversion
10 47 (15.06%) Selenium
11 46 (14.74%) SC Cleared
11 46 (14.74%) HTML
12 45 (14.42%) XML
12 45 (14.42%) Maven
12 45 (14.42%) Scala
13 43 (13.78%) OO
14 42 (13.46%) C#
15 41 (13.14%) JavaScript
16 40 (12.82%) Ant
17 39 (12.50%) SharePoint
17 39 (12.50%) Project Management
17 39 (12.50%) Open Source
18 38 (12.18%) JIRA
18 38 (12.18%) CSS
19 37 (11.86%) Jenkins
20 36 (11.54%) Microsoft
21 35 (11.22%) SOAP
21 35 (11.22%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 39 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.85%) FileNet
4 9 (2.88%) CMS
4 9 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.88%) Apache
5 8 (2.56%) SAS
5 8 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.92%) OpenROAD
7 6 (1.92%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.92%) Lync
7 6 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.28%) IIS
9 3 (0.96%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.64%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.32%) Node.js
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.60%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.64%) Agresso
4 1 (0.32%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.09%) Cloud Computing
1 19 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.88%) SaaS
4 5 (1.60%) PaaS
5 3 (0.96%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.96%) IaaS
5 3 (0.96%) Trello
6 2 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.53%) HTTP
2 4 (1.28%) 3G
2 4 (1.28%) 2G
2 4 (1.28%) 4G
3 3 (0.96%) Internet
4 2 (0.64%) Intranet
4 2 (0.64%) WAN
4 2 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.37%) MongoDB
3 21 (6.73%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.09%) CouchDB
5 11 (3.53%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.92%) Ingres
7 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (0.96%) MS Access
11 2 (0.64%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.64%) MySQL
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 47 (15.06%) JUnit
1 47 (15.06%) Subversion
1 47 (15.06%) Selenium
2 45 (14.42%) Maven
3 40 (12.82%) Ant
4 38 (12.18%) JIRA
5 37 (11.86%) Jenkins
6 30 (9.62%) WebDriver
7 28 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (7.37%) TestNG
8 23 (7.37%) JMeter
9 22 (7.05%) Bugzilla
10 21 (6.73%) Git (software)
11 20 (6.41%) TortoiseSVN
12 16 (5.13%) Apache Ivy
13 10 (3.21%) Jasmine
14 8 (2.56%) eggPlant
14 8 (2.56%) Cucumber
15 7 (2.24%) Hudson
15 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (18.27%) Finance
2 21 (6.73%) Banking
3 7 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.28%) Retail
5 3 (0.96%) Billing
5 3 (0.96%) Legal
5 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.96%) Publishing
6 2 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.32%) Local Government
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (32.69%) Developer
2 58 (18.59%) Analyst
3 38 (12.18%) Architect
3 38 (12.18%) Business Analyst
4 34 (10.90%) Project Manager
5 30 (9.62%) Java Developer
6 17 (5.45%) Test Analyst
7 15 (4.81%) Tester
8 14 (4.49%) Java Architect
9 13 (4.17%) Scala Developer
9 13 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
10 12 (3.85%) Perl Developer
11 11 (3.53%) Lead Business Analyst
11 11 (3.53%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.53%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.21%) Technical Architect
12 10 (3.21%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.88%) Team Leader
13 9 (2.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (24.68%) Web Services
2 49 (15.71%) .NET
3 46 (14.74%) HTML
4 45 (14.42%) XML
5 38 (12.18%) CSS
6 35 (11.22%) SOAP
6 35 (11.22%) Spring
7 33 (10.58%) jQuery
8 29 (9.29%) REST
9 28 (8.97%) HTML5
10 25 (8.01%) Play Framework
11 24 (7.69%) Ajax
12 23 (7.37%) J2EE
13 22 (7.05%) Struts
13 22 (7.05%) .NET Framework
14 21 (6.73%) Hibernate
15 19 (6.09%) Batik
15 19 (6.09%) Akka
15 19 (6.09%) SVG
16 18 (5.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.50%) Open Source
2 17 (5.45%) Client/Server
3 14 (4.49%) User Experience
4 10 (3.21%) GIS
4 10 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.21%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.88%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.56%) AS400
7 7 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.24%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.92%) Statistics
8 6 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.60%) iSeries
10 4 (1.28%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.28%) Handset
10 4 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.96%) NHS
11 3 (0.96%) PMI
12 2 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.73%) UNIX
2 13 (4.17%) Linux
3 12 (3.85%) Windows
4 7 (2.24%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.92%) AIX
5 6 (1.92%) Android
6 4 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.96%) CentOS
7 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (34.29%) Scrum
2 90 (28.85%) TDD
3 81 (25.96%) BDD
4 43 (13.78%) OO
5 39 (12.50%) Project Management
6 33 (10.58%) Kanban
7 31 (9.94%) Test Scripting
8 29 (9.29%) Automation Testing
9 27 (8.65%) Test Management
9 27 (8.65%) Coaching
9 27 (8.65%) Software Testing
10 26 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (8.01%) UML
12 24 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 24 (7.69%) Load Testing
13 23 (7.37%) PRINCE2
14 22 (7.05%) MVC
14 22 (7.05%) Web Development
15 20 (6.41%) Waterfall
15 20 (6.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 111 (35.58%) Java
2 61 (19.55%) SQL
3 45 (14.42%) Scala
4 42 (13.46%) C#
5 41 (13.14%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.49%) Ruby
7 13 (4.17%) Perl
8 12 (3.85%) Python
9 10 (3.21%) PHP
10 3 (0.96%) SAS Macro
10 3 (0.96%) Groovy
10 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.64%) XQuery
11 2 (0.64%) C++
11 2 (0.64%) XPath
12 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.32%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 46 (14.74%) SC Cleared
3 32 (10.26%) ISEB
4 30 (9.62%) ISTQB
5 26 (8.33%) Degree
6 6 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.96%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.64%) MCSD
10 2 (0.64%) MAPM
10 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.32%) MCITP
11 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.32%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.09%) QA
2 7 (2.24%) WCAG
2 7 (2.24%) WAI
3 3 (0.96%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.64%) SLA
4 2 (0.64%) P3O
5 1 (0.32%) HL7
Systems Management
1 29 (9.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.28%) Puppet
3 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.96%) StatsD
3 3 (0.96%) Ansible
4 2 (0.64%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 36 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.26%) Oracle
3 23 (7.37%) IBM
4 8 (2.56%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.92%) HP
6 4 (1.28%) Informatica
6 4 (1.28%) Apple
6 4 (1.28%) Sun
7 3 (0.96%) Thunderhead
7 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.96%) Citrix
8 2 (0.64%) EMC
9 1 (0.32%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.32%) Twitter
9 1 (0.32%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.32%) SAP
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