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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 26 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 33.33% 37.70% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.83% 51.11% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 1
Average daily rate
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£502 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.80% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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
58 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 74.36% 73.77% 55.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 8
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +313.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 47 (48.96%) Continuous Integration
2 38 (39.58%) Scrum
3 36 (37.50%) Java
4 30 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 29 (30.21%) REST
5 29 (30.21%) JSON
6 28 (29.17%) SOAP
6 28 (29.17%) Linux
6 28 (29.17%) SOA
7 26 (27.08%) Selenium
7 26 (27.08%) MongoDB
7 26 (27.08%) Open Source
8 24 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (23.96%) Web Services
10 21 (21.88%) Cucumber
11 20 (20.83%) TDD
12 19 (19.79%) Test Scripting
13 18 (18.75%) HP
13 18 (18.75%) Maven
13 18 (18.75%) Waterfall
14 17 (17.71%) Puppet
14 17 (17.71%) Configuration Management
15 16 (16.67%) Spring
15 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 16 (16.67%) GitLab
16 15 (15.63%) IaaS
16 15 (15.63%) Scala
16 15 (15.63%) PaaS
16 15 (15.63%) AMQP
16 15 (15.63%) XML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (1.04%) nginx
1 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.63%) IaaS
1 15 (15.63%) PaaS
2 14 (14.58%) GitHub
3 9 (9.38%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) AMQP
2 12 (12.50%) Firewall
3 7 (7.29%) HTTP
4 1 (1.04%) SSL
4 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) MongoDB
2 24 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (13.54%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.42%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 26 (27.08%) Selenium
3 21 (21.88%) Cucumber
4 18 (18.75%) Maven
5 16 (16.67%) GitLab
6 13 (13.54%) SoapUI
7 5 (5.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (5.21%) CA Gen
8 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.08%) JIRA
11 1 (1.04%) NeoLoad
11 1 (1.04%) RSpec
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Marketing
2 1 (1.04%) Electronics
2 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) Analyst
3 19 (19.79%) Test Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) Architect
5 10 (10.42%) Technical Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Integration Test Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Service Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Tester
9 4 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.21%) REST
1 29 (30.21%) JSON
2 28 (29.17%) SOAP
3 23 (23.96%) Web Services
4 16 (16.67%) Spring
5 15 (15.63%) XML
6 14 (14.58%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (13.54%) Spring MVC
8 5 (5.21%) Apache Camel
9 4 (4.17%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.08%) Akka
10 2 (2.08%) Play Framework
11 1 (1.04%) HTML
11 1 (1.04%) CSS
11 1 (1.04%) J2EE
11 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.08%) Open Source
2 12 (12.50%) Clustering
3 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.17%) Linux
2 13 (13.54%) UNIX
3 12 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.04%) CentOS
5 1 (1.04%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.96%) Continuous Integration
2 38 (39.58%) Scrum
3 28 (29.17%) SOA
4 20 (20.83%) TDD
5 19 (19.79%) Test Scripting
6 18 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 17 (17.71%) Configuration Management
8 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 14 (14.58%) Service Management
9 14 (14.58%) MVC
9 14 (14.58%) User Stories
9 14 (14.58%) Mentoring
10 13 (13.54%) DevOps
10 13 (13.54%) Service Delivery
11 12 (12.50%) Load Balancing
12 11 (11.46%) BDD
13 10 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (9.38%) ITIL
14 9 (9.38%) ITSM
14 9 (9.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.50%) Java
2 15 (15.63%) Scala
3 10 (10.42%) SQL
4 9 (9.38%) C
5 4 (4.17%) Ruby
6 3 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.08%) PHP
8 1 (1.04%) Python
8 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) QA
2 7 (7.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) Puppet
2 13 (13.54%) Ansible
3 8 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.04%) Nessus
5 1 (1.04%) Graphite
5 1 (1.04%) logstash
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) HP
2 5 (5.21%) CA
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle
3 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.08%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.04%) Zend
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) VMware
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago