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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 36 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 29.03% 3.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.95% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 0
Average daily rate £376 £322 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swansea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
103 14 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 83.06% 51.85% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 7 18
Average daily rate £450 £305 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -21.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £401 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 17 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (42.86%) Scala
2 19 (38.78%) Java
3 14 (28.57%) TDD
4 13 (26.53%) Scrum
4 13 (26.53%) Python
5 11 (22.45%) BDD
6 10 (20.41%) Puppet
6 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.41%) Perl
6 10 (20.41%) PHP
7 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
7 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (16.33%) Ajax
7 8 (16.33%) Play Framework
8 7 (14.29%) Akka
8 7 (14.29%) Web Development
8 7 (14.29%) jQuery
8 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.24%) Nagios
9 6 (12.24%) .NET
9 6 (12.24%) J2EE
9 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
9 6 (12.24%) MVC
10 5 (10.20%) Batik
10 5 (10.20%) Spring MVC
10 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (10.20%) CouchDB
10 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (10.20%) Cloud Computing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (8.16%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) CouchDB
2 4 (8.16%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Java Developer
2 10 (20.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Scala Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Junior .NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Junior
6 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Junior Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (6.12%) Java Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Designer
9 2 (4.08%) UI Programmer
9 2 (4.08%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Ajax
1 8 (16.33%) Play Framework
2 7 (14.29%) Akka
2 7 (14.29%) jQuery
3 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
3 6 (12.24%) .NET
3 6 (12.24%) J2EE
4 5 (10.20%) Web Services
4 5 (10.20%) SVG
4 5 (10.20%) Spring
4 5 (10.20%) Batik
4 5 (10.20%) Spring MVC
5 3 (6.12%) HTML
5 3 (6.12%) CSS
5 3 (6.12%) HTML5
5 3 (6.12%) CSS3
6 2 (4.08%) Django
6 2 (4.08%) REST
6 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) TDD
2 13 (26.53%) Scrum
3 11 (22.45%) BDD
4 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.29%) Web Development
7 6 (12.24%) MVC
8 5 (10.20%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (10.20%) Pair Programming
8 5 (10.20%) Process Management
8 5 (10.20%) OO
8 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (8.16%) Project Governance
9 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
9 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) CRM
10 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.12%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Scala
2 19 (38.78%) Java
3 13 (26.53%) Python
4 10 (20.41%) Perl
4 10 (20.41%) PHP
5 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) Groovy
7 1 (2.04%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) ISEB
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.04%) PMP
1 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.04%) MCTS
1 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Puppet
1 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (12.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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