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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 16 40 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 43.24% 35.09% 64.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 55.17% 42.55% 76.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 78
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +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
29 94 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 78.38% 82.46% 84.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 99
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.61 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (39.13%) Puppet
1 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 8 (34.78%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (21.74%) Ansible
5 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) CLAS
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) CISSP
6 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 4 (17.39%) CISM
6 4 (17.39%) RMADS
6 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Information Security
6 4 (17.39%) CESG
6 4 (17.39%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (17.39%) Maven
7 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) CISSP Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) CLAS Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Java Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.70%) CSS3
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) CESG
1 4 (17.39%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Scrum
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Web Operations
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) Go
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) CISM
2 4 (17.39%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) CLAS
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) RMADS
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) Ansible
2 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.35%) logstash
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) Pingdom
4 1 (4.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) BMC
3 1 (4.35%) CA
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk