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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 70 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 55.56% 3.23% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 61.40% 4.17% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 1 2
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£423 £460 £461
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.15% -0.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £460 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £460 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +8.00%
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
114 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 90.48% 77.42% 60.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 6 9
Average daily rate £425 £350 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -19.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.91 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 47 (44.34%) Continuous Integration
2 45 (42.45%) Java
3 43 (40.57%) Scrum
4 32 (30.19%) Web Services
4 32 (30.19%) TDD
5 30 (28.30%) SOA
6 29 (27.36%) Linux
6 29 (27.36%) JSON
6 29 (27.36%) REST
6 29 (27.36%) Jenkins
7 28 (26.42%) SOAP
8 27 (25.47%) MongoDB
9 26 (24.53%) Selenium
10 24 (22.64%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (22.64%) Open Source
11 22 (20.75%) Scala
12 21 (19.81%) Cucumber
13 20 (18.87%) Waterfall
14 19 (17.92%) BDD
14 19 (17.92%) Spring
15 18 (16.98%) Maven
15 18 (16.98%) Test Scripting
15 18 (16.98%) HP
15 18 (16.98%) Configuration Management
15 18 (16.98%) XML
15 18 (16.98%) Puppet
16 17 (16.04%) IaaS
16 17 (16.04%) PaaS
16 17 (16.04%) MVC
17 16 (15.09%) Software Engineering

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.94%) nginx
2 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.04%) PaaS
1 17 (16.04%) IaaS
2 14 (13.21%) GitHub
3 10 (9.43%) SaaS
4 9 (8.49%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) AMQP
2 12 (11.32%) Firewall
3 6 (5.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.47%) MongoDB
2 24 (22.64%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (12.26%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.43%) RDBMS
5 9 (8.49%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.94%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 29 (27.36%) Jenkins
2 26 (24.53%) Selenium
3 21 (19.81%) Cucumber
4 18 (16.98%) Maven
5 13 (12.26%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.77%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.83%) RSpec
7 3 (2.83%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.89%) JIRA
9 1 (0.94%) NeoLoad
General
1 10 (9.43%) Finance
2 1 (0.94%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 29 (27.36%) Developer
2 22 (20.75%) Analyst
3 19 (17.92%) Test Analyst
4 13 (12.26%) Architect
5 11 (10.38%) Project Manager
6 9 (8.49%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.60%) Java Architect
9 6 (5.66%) Integration Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) ScrumMaster
9 6 (5.66%) Integration Test Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Scala Developer
10 5 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Designer
11 4 (3.77%) UX Designer
11 4 (3.77%) Tester
12 3 (2.83%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.83%) PHP Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.19%) Web Services
2 29 (27.36%) JSON
2 29 (27.36%) REST
3 28 (26.42%) SOAP
4 19 (17.92%) Spring
5 18 (16.98%) XML
6 14 (13.21%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (12.26%) Spring MVC
8 10 (9.43%) Play Framework
8 10 (9.43%) Akka
9 9 (8.49%) Batik
9 9 (8.49%) SVG
10 5 (4.72%) Apache Camel
11 4 (3.77%) Gherkin
11 4 (3.77%) J2EE
12 3 (2.83%) EJB
12 3 (2.83%) XSD
12 3 (2.83%) DOM
12 3 (2.83%) XSLT
12 3 (2.83%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.64%) Open Source
2 12 (11.32%) Clustering
3 4 (3.77%) User Experience
4 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.36%) Linux
2 12 (11.32%) Windows
3 8 (7.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.34%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (40.57%) Scrum
3 32 (30.19%) TDD
4 30 (28.30%) SOA
5 20 (18.87%) Waterfall
6 19 (17.92%) BDD
7 18 (16.98%) Test Scripting
7 18 (16.98%) Configuration Management
8 17 (16.04%) MVC
9 16 (15.09%) Software Engineering
10 13 (12.26%) User Stories
10 13 (12.26%) DevOps
11 12 (11.32%) Mentoring
11 12 (11.32%) Load Balancing
12 11 (10.38%) Web Development
13 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
13 10 (9.43%) OO
14 9 (8.49%) Process Management
14 9 (8.49%) Pair Programming
15 8 (7.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.45%) Java
2 22 (20.75%) Scala
3 13 (12.26%) SQL
4 4 (3.77%) C
5 3 (2.83%) PHP
5 3 (2.83%) Ruby
5 3 (2.83%) XPath
6 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) PMP
3 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (16.98%) Puppet
2 13 (12.26%) Ansible
3 8 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.94%) logstash
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.94%) Nessus
5 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (16.98%) HP
2 10 (9.43%) Oracle
3 3 (2.83%) Zend
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