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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 43 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 46.74% 24.00% 35.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 58.90% 26.09% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 10
Median daily rate £425 £500 £502
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £460 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
73 23 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 79.35% 92.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 11 20
Median daily rate £450 £285 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -38.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £146 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swansea region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swansea region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 72 (74.23%) Java
2 59 (60.82%) Security Cleared
3 53 (54.64%) SC Cleared
4 43 (44.33%) Jenkins
5 34 (35.05%) Ansible
6 33 (34.02%) Scrum
7 29 (29.90%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (28.87%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (28.87%) REST
9 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
10 26 (26.80%) Software Engineering
11 25 (25.77%) Domain-Driven Design
12 24 (24.74%) Software Delivery
13 23 (23.71%) Mentoring
13 23 (23.71%) Relational Database
13 23 (23.71%) Open Source
13 23 (23.71%) SQL
13 23 (23.71%) Configuration Management
14 22 (22.68%) Web Services
15 20 (20.62%) Windows
16 19 (19.59%) Unix
16 19 (19.59%) WebLogic
16 19 (19.59%) Linux
16 19 (19.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (16.49%) Cucumber
17 16 (16.49%) Selenium
17 16 (16.49%) CSS
18 15 (15.46%) JUnit
18 15 (15.46%) JSON
18 15 (15.46%) JIRA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (19.59%) WebLogic
2 14 (14.43%) Apache
3 7 (7.22%) Confluence
4 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 11 (11.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.03%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.87%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.22%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.71%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.15%) Event Store
5 1 (1.03%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (44.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.49%) Cucumber
2 16 (16.49%) Selenium
3 15 (15.46%) JIRA
3 15 (15.46%) JUnit
4 13 (13.40%) JBehave
5 8 (8.25%) JIRA Agile
5 8 (8.25%) Maven
6 6 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.03%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.03%) Capybara
7 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Electronics
2 11 (11.34%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.34%) Marketing
2 11 (11.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (51.55%) Developer
2 33 (34.02%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.53%) Java Engineer
4 14 (14.43%) Scrum Master
5 13 (13.40%) Agile Scrum Master
6 12 (12.37%) Agile Coach
6 12 (12.37%) Applications Developer
6 12 (12.37%) Cloud Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Architect
8 7 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) AWS Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.09%) Agile Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.87%) REST
2 22 (22.68%) Web Services
3 16 (16.49%) CSS
4 15 (15.46%) JSON
5 14 (14.43%) Dropwizard
5 14 (14.43%) HTML
6 13 (13.40%) XML
7 12 (12.37%) Spring
8 8 (8.25%) Velocity
9 6 (6.19%) ELK Stack
9 6 (6.19%) MCollective
10 4 (4.12%) RESTful
11 2 (2.06%) Spring Boot
12 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.03%) Gherkin
12 1 (1.03%) J2EE
12 1 (1.03%) Node.js
12 1 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Clustering
2 6 (6.19%) PKI
2 6 (6.19%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Windows
2 19 (19.59%) Linux
2 19 (19.59%) Unix
3 6 (6.19%) AIX
3 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) Scrum
2 29 (29.90%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (26.80%) Software Engineering
4 25 (25.77%) Domain-Driven Design
5 24 (24.74%) Software Delivery
6 23 (23.71%) Configuration Management
6 23 (23.71%) Mentoring
6 23 (23.71%) Open Source
7 19 (19.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (13.40%) Automated Testing
8 13 (13.40%) DevOps
9 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (11.34%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (11.34%) Programme Management
10 11 (11.34%) TDD
11 10 (10.31%) BDD
11 10 (10.31%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.28%) Problem Management
13 8 (8.25%) Coaching
13 8 (8.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (74.23%) Java
2 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.71%) SQL
4 3 (3.09%) Ruby
5 1 (1.03%) Go
5 1 (1.03%) Python
5 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (60.82%) Security Cleared
2 53 (54.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.25%) Degree
4 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (6.19%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (35.05%) Ansible
2 8 (8.25%) Puppet
3 6 (6.19%) Nessus
3 6 (6.19%) Packer
3 6 (6.19%) Rundeck
3 6 (6.19%) SCCM
3 6 (6.19%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (6.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (6.19%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.03%) Nagios
4 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Oracle
2 11 (11.34%) SAP
3 7 (7.22%) VMware
4 6 (6.19%) IBM
4 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.19%) Sonatype
4 6 (6.19%) Symantec