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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 38.10% 31.65% 39.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.44% 37.88% 51.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 24
Average daily rate £475 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.36%
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
18 66 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 85.71% 83.54% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 32
Average daily rate £450 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 7 (70.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Ansible
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) WebOps Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Web Operations
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (30.00%) Ansible
4 1 (10.00%) logstash
4 1 (10.00%) Nagios
4 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (10.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk