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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 38 82 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 33.33% 63.57% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.18% 75.93% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 75 2
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£438 £450 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +43.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.20
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.88%
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
88 108 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 77.19% 83.72% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 95 8
Average daily rate £425 £425 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.61 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 22 (32.35%) Scrum
3 21 (30.88%) Security Cleared
4 20 (29.41%) Java
5 17 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 16 (23.53%) Risk Management
7 15 (22.06%) Project Management
8 13 (19.12%) ITSM
8 13 (19.12%) Service Management
8 13 (19.12%) ITIL
8 13 (19.12%) Linux
8 13 (19.12%) SC Cleared
8 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (16.18%) TDD
9 11 (16.18%) PRINCE2
9 11 (16.18%) SLA
9 11 (16.18%) Scala
10 10 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (11.76%) C
11 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (10.29%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (10.29%) Web Services
12 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
12 7 (10.29%) BDD
12 7 (10.29%) Puppet
12 7 (10.29%) DevOps
13 6 (8.82%) Open Source
13 6 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (8.82%) Oracle

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) WildFly
3 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) SaaS
2 3 (4.41%) PaaS
2 3 (4.41%) IaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
1 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (7.35%) CA Gen
3 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) Selenium
4 2 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) Maven
5 1 (1.47%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.47%) RSpec
5 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.47%) GitLab
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.47%) Marketing
2 1 (1.47%) Electronics
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Service Manager
3 11 (16.18%) Architect
4 9 (13.24%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Transition Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
8 3 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (4.41%) Designer
8 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Tester
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Web Services
2 4 (5.88%) jQuery
3 3 (4.41%) JSON
3 3 (4.41%) XML
3 3 (4.41%) VXML
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.94%) J2EE
4 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.47%) REST
5 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.47%) Akka
5 1 (1.47%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.47%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Open Source
3 3 (4.41%) User Experience
3 3 (4.41%) IVR
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) DTV
5 1 (1.47%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Social Media
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) UNIX
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Fedora
4 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Scrum
2 17 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 16 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 15 (22.06%) Project Management
5 13 (19.12%) Service Management
5 13 (19.12%) ITSM
5 13 (19.12%) ITIL
6 11 (16.18%) PRINCE2
6 11 (16.18%) TDD
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.29%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (10.29%) BDD
7 7 (10.29%) DevOps
8 6 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.35%) SOA
9 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.35%) Pair Programming
9 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) Java
2 11 (16.18%) Scala
3 8 (11.76%) C
4 6 (8.82%) C#
5 5 (7.35%) SQL
5 5 (7.35%) Ruby
6 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.41%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) Clojure
9 1 (1.47%) Python
9 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.12%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (4.41%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) SLA
2 6 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Puppet
2 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.41%) Ansible
4 1 (1.47%) SELinux
4 1 (1.47%) logstash
4 1 (1.47%) Graphite
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.47%) Nessus
4 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) CA
3 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.41%) Avaya
4 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.94%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.47%) Zend
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
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