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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 38 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 42.70% 21.82% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 53.52% 27.91% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 1
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£450 £480 £585
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -17.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
71 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 79.78% 78.18% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 6
Average daily rate £450 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £302 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (48.48%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (43.43%) Scrum
3 38 (38.38%) Java
4 30 (30.30%) Linux
4 30 (30.30%) SOA
4 30 (30.30%) Jenkins
5 29 (29.29%) REST
5 29 (29.29%) JSON
6 28 (28.28%) SOAP
6 28 (28.28%) MongoDB
7 26 (26.26%) Open Source
7 26 (26.26%) Web Services
7 26 (26.26%) Selenium
8 24 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (23.23%) TDD
10 21 (21.21%) Cucumber
11 19 (19.19%) Waterfall
11 19 (19.19%) Puppet
11 19 (19.19%) Configuration Management
11 19 (19.19%) Spring
11 19 (19.19%) Test Scripting
12 18 (18.18%) Maven
12 18 (18.18%) HP
12 18 (18.18%) XML
13 17 (17.17%) IaaS
13 17 (17.17%) PaaS
14 16 (16.16%) GitLab
14 16 (16.16%) Software Engineering
15 15 (15.15%) DevOps
15 15 (15.15%) Mentoring

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.01%) nginx
2 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.17%) IaaS
1 17 (17.17%) PaaS
2 14 (14.14%) GitHub
3 10 (10.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.15%) AMQP
2 12 (12.12%) Firewall
3 7 (7.07%) HTTP
4 1 (1.01%) SSL
4 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.28%) MongoDB
2 24 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (13.13%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.10%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.01%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 30 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 26 (26.26%) Selenium
3 21 (21.21%) Cucumber
4 18 (18.18%) Maven
5 16 (16.16%) GitLab
6 13 (13.13%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (4.04%) CA Gen
8 3 (3.03%) RSpec
8 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.02%) JIRA
10 1 (1.01%) NeoLoad
General
1 12 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Developer
2 22 (22.22%) Analyst
3 19 (19.19%) Test Analyst
4 13 (13.13%) Project Manager
5 11 (11.11%) Architect
6 10 (10.10%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Integration Test Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Integration Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Tester
10 4 (4.04%) ScrumMaster
11 3 (3.03%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.02%) Business Analyst
12 2 (2.02%) Delivery Manager
12 2 (2.02%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.29%) REST
1 29 (29.29%) JSON
2 28 (28.28%) SOAP
3 26 (26.26%) Web Services
4 19 (19.19%) Spring
5 18 (18.18%) XML
6 14 (14.14%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (13.13%) Spring MVC
8 5 (5.05%) Apache Camel
9 4 (4.04%) J2EE
9 4 (4.04%) Gherkin
10 3 (3.03%) JAX-WS
10 3 (3.03%) EJB 3.0
10 3 (3.03%) JSF
10 3 (3.03%) EJB
10 3 (3.03%) JDBC
10 3 (3.03%) XSD
10 3 (3.03%) DOM
10 3 (3.03%) XSLT
10 3 (3.03%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.26%) Open Source
2 12 (12.12%) Clustering
3 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.30%) Linux
2 12 (12.12%) UNIX
2 12 (12.12%) Windows
3 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.48%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (43.43%) Scrum
3 30 (30.30%) SOA
4 23 (23.23%) TDD
5 19 (19.19%) Waterfall
5 19 (19.19%) Configuration Management
5 19 (19.19%) Test Scripting
6 16 (16.16%) Software Engineering
7 15 (15.15%) DevOps
7 15 (15.15%) Mentoring
8 14 (14.14%) MVC
9 13 (13.13%) User Stories
10 12 (12.12%) Load Balancing
11 11 (11.11%) BDD
12 9 (9.09%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.09%) Service Management
12 9 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (8.08%) Pair Programming
13 8 (8.08%) Project Management
14 7 (7.07%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) Java
2 15 (15.15%) Scala
3 13 (13.13%) SQL
4 8 (8.08%) C
5 5 (5.05%) Ruby
6 3 (3.03%) XPath
7 2 (2.02%) C#
7 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.01%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
Systems Management
1 19 (19.19%) Puppet
2 13 (13.13%) Ansible
3 8 (8.08%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.01%) Graphite
5 1 (1.01%) logstash
5 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.01%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) HP
2 14 (14.14%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) CA
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat