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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 69 4 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 65.09% 10.81% 51.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 69.70% 13.33% 56.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 2 41
Median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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
99 30 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 93.40% 81.08% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 15 63
Median daily rate £475 £363 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -10.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 59 (68.60%) Java
2 47 (54.65%) Security Cleared
3 46 (53.49%) Jenkins
4 43 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 36 (41.86%) Ansible
6 33 (38.37%) Scrum
7 32 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (32.56%) REST
10 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
11 25 (29.07%) Configuration Management
11 25 (29.07%) Domain-Driven Design
12 24 (27.91%) Open Source
13 23 (26.74%) Relational Database
14 22 (25.58%) SQL
14 22 (25.58%) Web Services
14 22 (25.58%) Linux
15 21 (24.42%) Software Delivery
16 20 (23.26%) Unix
16 20 (23.26%) Windows
17 18 (20.93%) WebLogic
18 17 (19.77%) Software Engineering
19 16 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
20 15 (17.44%) JIRA
20 15 (17.44%) Oracle
20 15 (17.44%) DevOps
20 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
21 14 (16.28%) Apache
21 14 (16.28%) CSS
21 14 (16.28%) JSON

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 18 (20.93%) WebLogic
2 14 (16.28%) Apache
3 7 (8.14%) Confluence
4 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.16%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 11 (12.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.16%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 30 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.74%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.81%) Event Store
5 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (53.49%) Jenkins
2 15 (17.44%) JIRA
3 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
3 14 (16.28%) Selenium
4 13 (15.12%) JUnit
5 12 (13.95%) JBehave
6 8 (9.30%) JIRA Agile
6 8 (9.30%) Maven
7 6 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.16%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.16%) Subversion
9 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Electronics
2 11 (12.79%) Manufacturing
2 11 (12.79%) Marketing
2 11 (12.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Developer
2 30 (34.88%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.28%) Scrum Master
4 13 (15.12%) Agile Scrum Master
5 12 (13.95%) Agile Coach
5 12 (13.95%) Applications Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Cloud Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Java Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Architect
8 7 (8.14%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (4.65%) AWS Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.33%) Agile Java Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Consultant
11 2 (2.33%) Java Applications Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.56%) REST
2 22 (25.58%) Web Services
3 14 (16.28%) CSS
3 14 (16.28%) JSON
4 13 (15.12%) Dropwizard
5 12 (13.95%) HTML
5 12 (13.95%) XML
6 10 (11.63%) Spring
7 8 (9.30%) Velocity
8 6 (6.98%) ELK Stack
8 6 (6.98%) MCollective
9 4 (4.65%) RESTful
10 2 (2.33%) Spring Boot
11 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.16%) J2EE
11 1 (1.16%) Node.js
11 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Clustering
2 6 (6.98%) PKI
2 6 (6.98%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.16%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Linux
2 20 (23.26%) Unix
2 20 (23.26%) Windows
3 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.98%) AIX
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) Scrum
2 32 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (29.07%) Configuration Management
3 25 (29.07%) Domain-Driven Design
4 24 (27.91%) Open Source
5 21 (24.42%) Software Delivery
6 17 (19.77%) Software Engineering
7 16 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (17.44%) DevOps
8 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
9 12 (13.95%) Automated Testing
9 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (12.79%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (12.79%) Programme Management
11 10 (11.63%) TDD
11 10 (11.63%) Waterfall
12 9 (10.47%) BDD
13 8 (9.30%) Coaching
13 8 (9.30%) Software Testing
14 7 (8.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 59 (68.60%) Java
2 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.58%) SQL
4 3 (3.49%) Ruby
5 2 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.16%) Go
6 1 (1.16%) Scala
6 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (54.65%) Security Cleared
2 43 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (6.98%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.16%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) vSphere
2 1 (1.16%) Xen
2 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (41.86%) Ansible
2 11 (12.79%) Puppet
3 7 (8.14%) Tivoli
4 6 (6.98%) Nessus
4 6 (6.98%) Packer
4 6 (6.98%) Rundeck
4 6 (6.98%) SCCM
4 6 (6.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 6 (6.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (6.98%) Zenoss
5 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.16%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.16%) Nagios
6 1 (1.16%) Pingdom
6 1 (1.16%) Terraform
6 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Oracle
2 11 (12.79%) SAP
3 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.14%) VMware
5 6 (6.98%) IBM
5 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.98%) Sonatype
5 6 (6.98%) Symantec
6 1 (1.16%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.16%) Google