The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swansea 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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 33 43 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 26.40% 50.00% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.67% 62.32% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 2
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£425 £450 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +45.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
West 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 Swansea region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swansea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 69 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 80.80% 80.23% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 11
Average daily rate £425 £450 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +55.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Swansea region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea 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 26 (36.62%) Scrum
2 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
3 17 (23.94%) SC Cleared
4 15 (21.13%) Finance
5 14 (19.72%) TDD
5 14 (19.72%) Java
6 13 (18.31%) Linux
7 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.08%) Puppet
8 10 (14.08%) User Stories
8 10 (14.08%) Service Management
8 10 (14.08%) Project Management
8 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
9 9 (12.68%) DevOps
9 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
9 9 (12.68%) Scala
10 8 (11.27%) Open Source
10 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
10 8 (11.27%) SQL
11 7 (9.86%) ITIL
11 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
11 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
11 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
11 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
13 5 (7.04%) MySQL
13 5 (7.04%) QA
13 5 (7.04%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea 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 4 (5.63%) JBoss
2 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) WildFly
4 1 (1.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) Skype
2 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) MySQL
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.41%) Redis
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) NUnit
4 1 (1.41%) RSpec
4 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.41%) Moq
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Business Analyst
1 12 (16.90%) Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Agile Business Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Service Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Service Transition Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Transition Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.82%) DBA
9 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) jQuery
2 4 (5.63%) Hibernate
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 4 (5.63%) J2EE
2 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.63%) Web Services
3 3 (4.23%) XML
3 3 (4.23%) VXML
3 3 (4.23%) CSS
3 3 (4.23%) HTML
3 3 (4.23%) JSON
3 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.82%) REST
4 2 (2.82%) SOAP
5 1 (1.41%) LAMP
5 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.41%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) User Experience
3 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.23%) IVR
3 3 (4.23%) Human Factors
4 2 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Java Card
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) AIX
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Scrum
2 14 (19.72%) TDD
3 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
4 10 (14.08%) Project Management
4 10 (14.08%) Service Management
4 10 (14.08%) User Stories
5 9 (12.68%) DevOps
6 8 (11.27%) Open Source
6 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.86%) ITIL
7 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
7 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.04%) Information Management
9 5 (7.04%) BDD
9 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.04%) Coaching
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) Java
2 9 (12.68%) Scala
3 8 (11.27%) SQL
4 4 (5.63%) C#
5 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.23%) Ruby
6 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
6 2 (2.82%) C
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
3 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Puppet
2 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.04%) Ansible
4 2 (2.82%) Salt
5 1 (1.41%) SELinux
5 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) Avaya
3 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.82%) SaltStack
3 2 (2.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
Swansea, West Glamorgan
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