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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 41 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 39.81% 44.64% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.62% 59.52% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 1
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£425 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.95%
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
81 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 78.64% 75.00% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 7
Average daily rate £413 £475 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +27.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.61 £90.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.66% +462.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 March 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 March 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 49 (44.55%) Continuous Integration
2 48 (43.64%) Scrum
3 36 (32.73%) Java
4 32 (29.09%) JSON
5 30 (27.27%) SOA
5 30 (27.27%) Open Source
5 30 (27.27%) REST
5 30 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 29 (26.36%) SOAP
7 28 (25.45%) Linux
8 26 (23.64%) MongoDB
9 25 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (21.82%) Web Services
11 23 (20.91%) TDD
12 22 (20.00%) Finance
13 21 (19.09%) Selenium
13 21 (19.09%) Service Management
13 21 (19.09%) Test Scripting
14 20 (18.18%) Cucumber
14 20 (18.18%) Service Delivery
15 19 (17.27%) Software Engineering
15 19 (17.27%) Waterfall
15 19 (17.27%) Security Cleared
16 18 (16.36%) Puppet
16 18 (16.36%) Maven
16 18 (16.36%) HP
16 18 (16.36%) XML
17 17 (15.45%) Configuration Management
18 16 (14.55%) Spring
18 16 (14.55%) Risk Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (0.91%) nginx
3 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.64%) PaaS
1 15 (13.64%) IaaS
2 14 (12.73%) GitHub
3 9 (8.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.64%) AMQP
2 12 (10.91%) Firewall
3 8 (7.27%) HTTP
4 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.82%) SSL
5 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.64%) MongoDB
2 25 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (12.73%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.55%) MySQL
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 21 (19.09%) Selenium
3 20 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 18 (16.36%) Maven
5 16 (14.55%) GitLab
6 13 (11.82%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.55%) CA Gen
8 3 (2.73%) JIRA
9 2 (1.82%) Subversion
10 1 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.91%) RSpec
10 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.91%) NeoLoad
General
1 22 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (0.91%) Marketing
2 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.91%) Electronics
2 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Developer
2 20 (18.18%) Analyst
3 18 (16.36%) Test Analyst
4 13 (11.82%) Architect
5 12 (10.91%) Service Manager
6 9 (8.18%) Technical Architect
7 8 (7.27%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (6.36%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.45%) Integration Test Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Integration Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.55%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
10 5 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Service Transition Manager
11 4 (3.64%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.64%) Transition Manager
11 4 (3.64%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.09%) JSON
2 30 (27.27%) REST
3 29 (26.36%) SOAP
4 24 (21.82%) Web Services
5 18 (16.36%) XML
6 16 (14.55%) Spring
7 15 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (11.82%) Spring MVC
9 5 (4.55%) Apache Camel
10 4 (3.64%) jQuery
11 3 (2.73%) VXML
12 2 (1.82%) Akka
12 2 (1.82%) Play Framework
12 2 (1.82%) CSS
12 2 (1.82%) HTML
13 1 (0.91%) Hibernate
13 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
13 1 (0.91%) .NET
13 1 (0.91%) J2EE
13 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) Open Source
2 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.91%) Clustering
4 3 (2.73%) IVR
4 3 (2.73%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) DTV
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.45%) Linux
2 15 (13.64%) Windows
3 13 (11.82%) UNIX
4 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.91%) Fedora
5 1 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.55%) Continuous Integration
2 48 (43.64%) Scrum
3 30 (27.27%) SOA
4 23 (20.91%) TDD
5 21 (19.09%) Service Management
5 21 (19.09%) Test Scripting
6 20 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 19 (17.27%) Software Engineering
7 19 (17.27%) Waterfall
8 17 (15.45%) Configuration Management
9 16 (14.55%) Risk Management
10 15 (13.64%) DevOps
10 15 (13.64%) User Stories
10 15 (13.64%) MVC
10 15 (13.64%) Project Management
11 13 (11.82%) ITIL
11 13 (11.82%) ITSM
12 12 (10.91%) Load Balancing
13 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2
14 9 (8.18%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.73%) Java
2 14 (12.73%) SQL
3 11 (10.00%) C
3 11 (10.00%) Scala
4 5 (4.55%) Ruby
4 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.64%) C#
6 3 (2.73%) PHP
7 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.91%) Perl
8 1 (0.91%) Python
8 1 (0.91%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.73%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.82%) VCP4
6 2 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) QA
2 11 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (16.36%) Puppet
2 14 (12.73%) Ansible
3 8 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.91%) Nessus
5 1 (0.91%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.91%) SELinux
5 1 (0.91%) logstash
5 1 (0.91%) Graphite
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) HP
2 5 (4.55%) CA
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle
3 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.73%) Avaya
4 2 (1.82%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.91%) Zend
5 1 (0.91%) VMware
5 1 (0.91%) SAP
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