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 2 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
2 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 24 52 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 19.83% 50.49% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.49% 64.20% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 47 2
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£425 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +27.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
98 81 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 80.99% 78.64% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 9
Average daily rate £440 £400 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +45.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 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 2 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 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 21 (30.43%) Scrum
3 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
4 16 (23.19%) Service Delivery
5 15 (21.74%) Service Management
5 15 (21.74%) Java
5 15 (21.74%) ITIL
5 15 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 14 (20.29%) Project Management
7 13 (18.84%) Linux
7 13 (18.84%) TDD
8 12 (17.39%) ITSM
8 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
10 10 (14.49%) SLA
10 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
10 10 (14.49%) Puppet
10 10 (14.49%) DevOps
11 9 (13.04%) Scala
11 9 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
12 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (10.14%) Open Source
13 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
14 6 (8.70%) SQL
14 6 (8.70%) MySQL
14 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (5.80%) JBoss
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) Confluence
3 2 (2.90%) WildFly
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.45%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
1 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.90%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) Skype
2 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.90%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.90%) Subversion
3 2 (2.90%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) RSpec
4 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.45%) Electronics
2 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Service Manager
2 9 (13.04%) Developer
3 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.14%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Transition Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Service Transition Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Designer
7 3 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) Tester
8 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) jQuery
2 4 (5.80%) Hibernate
2 4 (5.80%) J2EE
3 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.35%) CSS
3 3 (4.35%) Web Services
3 3 (4.35%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) VXML
3 3 (4.35%) HTML
3 3 (4.35%) .NET
3 3 (4.35%) JSON
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.90%) REST
4 2 (2.90%) SOAP
5 1 (1.45%) LAMP
5 1 (1.45%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.45%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) User Experience
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.35%) IVR
3 3 (4.35%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Java Card
4 1 (1.45%) Social Media
4 1 (1.45%) DTV
4 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.45%) AIX
4 1 (1.45%) Fedora
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Scrum
2 16 (23.19%) Service Delivery
3 15 (21.74%) Service Management
3 15 (21.74%) Risk Management
3 15 (21.74%) ITIL
4 14 (20.29%) Project Management
5 13 (18.84%) TDD
6 12 (17.39%) ITSM
7 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
7 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.49%) DevOps
9 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.14%) Open Source
11 5 (7.25%) BDD
11 5 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.80%) Coaching
12 4 (5.80%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) Java
2 9 (13.04%) Scala
3 6 (8.70%) SQL
4 4 (5.80%) Ruby
4 4 (5.80%) C
5 3 (4.35%) C#
5 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.35%) PHP
5 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.90%) Python
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (5.80%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Puppet
2 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.80%) Ansible
4 2 (2.90%) Salt
5 1 (1.45%) SELinux
5 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.35%) VMware
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) Avaya
3 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
3 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.45%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.45%) Zend
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) Google
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