The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swansea region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 15 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 19.23% 2.04% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.59% 2.78% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £317 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swansea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
61 36 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 78.21% 73.47% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 21
Average daily rate £425 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Agile Software Development
West Wales

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 1 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 27 (50.94%) Java
2 21 (39.62%) Scala
3 19 (35.85%) TDD
4 17 (32.08%) BDD
5 16 (30.19%) Scrum
6 13 (24.53%) Web Development
7 12 (22.64%) Play Framework
7 12 (22.64%) Web Services
8 11 (20.75%) Pair Programming
8 11 (20.75%) Akka
9 9 (16.98%) Batik
9 9 (16.98%) CouchDB
9 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (16.98%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (16.98%) Process Management
9 9 (16.98%) .NET
9 9 (16.98%) J2EE
9 9 (16.98%) OO
9 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
9 9 (16.98%) SVG
10 8 (15.09%) Spring
10 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
10 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
10 8 (15.09%) DevOps
11 7 (13.21%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
11 7 (13.21%) Python
12 6 (11.32%) Nagios
12 6 (11.32%) Perl
12 6 (11.32%) PHP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (7.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (16.98%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) CouchDB
2 5 (9.43%) EDRMS
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.66%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Java Developer
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Scala Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Junior Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Junior Java Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Junior .NET Developer
2 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Junior
2 9 (16.98%) Architect
3 7 (13.21%) Technical Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) User Experience Designer
4 6 (11.32%) Designer
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Java Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (1.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) Play Framework
1 12 (22.64%) Web Services
2 11 (20.75%) Akka
3 9 (16.98%) Batik
3 9 (16.98%) .NET
3 9 (16.98%) J2EE
3 9 (16.98%) SVG
4 8 (15.09%) Spring
5 6 (11.32%) Hibernate
5 6 (11.32%) Ajax
6 5 (9.43%) jQuery
6 5 (9.43%) Spring MVC
7 4 (7.55%) EJB
8 3 (5.66%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (5.66%) JAX-WS
8 3 (5.66%) JSF
8 3 (5.66%) JDBC
8 3 (5.66%) XML
8 3 (5.66%) XSD
8 3 (5.66%) DOM
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) TDD
2 17 (32.08%) BDD
3 16 (30.19%) Scrum
4 13 (24.53%) Web Development
5 11 (20.75%) Pair Programming
6 9 (16.98%) Process Management
6 9 (16.98%) OO
6 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
7 8 (15.09%) DevOps
8 7 (13.21%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
9 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.43%) MVC
10 5 (9.43%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (9.43%) CRM
11 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
12 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.66%) Web Application Development
12 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Java
2 21 (39.62%) Scala
3 7 (13.21%) Python
4 6 (11.32%) Perl
4 6 (11.32%) PHP
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) XPath
6 3 (5.66%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Groovy
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) PMP
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Nagios
1 6 (11.32%) Puppet
1 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
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