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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 27 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 27.00% 43.75% 44.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.62% 50.00% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 17
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£425 £463 £630
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -26.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £524 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
78 56 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 78.00% 87.50% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 24
Average daily rate £438 £450 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (35.42%) Scrum
2 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
4 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.75%) User Stories
5 8 (16.67%) Puppet
5 8 (16.67%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) Java
6 7 (14.58%) Linux
6 7 (14.58%) Scala
6 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
7 6 (12.50%) DevOps
7 6 (12.50%) Finance
8 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
8 5 (10.42%) Information Management
8 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.42%) Coaching
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.33%) Ansible
9 4 (8.33%) Open Source
9 4 (8.33%) BDD
9 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 4 (8.33%) BPR
9 4 (8.33%) JBoss
9 4 (8.33%) SQL
9 4 (8.33%) J2EE
10 3 (6.25%) C#

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) WildFly
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.08%) SSL
1 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.08%) Redis
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.08%) Moq
3 1 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.08%) NUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Business Analyst
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) DBA
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.08%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.08%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) J2EE
1 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.08%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Human Factors
1 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.17%) User Experience
1 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) Java Card
2 1 (2.08%) Social Media
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) AIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Scrum
2 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (18.75%) User Stories
3 8 (16.67%) TDD
4 6 (12.50%) DevOps
5 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.42%) Coaching
5 5 (10.42%) Information Management
6 4 (8.33%) BPR
6 4 (8.33%) Open Source
6 4 (8.33%) BDD
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) MVC
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 3 (6.25%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) Scala
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
2 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.33%) Ansible
4 2 (4.17%) Salt
5 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.17%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft