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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 14.29% 27.34% 51.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.39% 32.11% 62.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 36
Median daily rate £550 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +6.66%
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
23 109 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 82.14% 85.16% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 56 41
Median daily rate £550 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £17.36 £21.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) Ansible
4 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) CISSP
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (20.00%) CISM
6 4 (20.00%) CESG
6 4 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (20.00%) RMADS
6 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) CLAS
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.00%) Open Source
7 3 (15.00%) Maven
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat

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 1 (5.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) CISSP Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) CLAS Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Test
5 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (5.00%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) CESG
1 4 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (30.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Web Operations
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Go
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) CISM
3 4 (20.00%) CISSP
3 4 (20.00%) CLAS
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) RMADS
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
1 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 6 (30.00%) Ansible
3 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.00%) Pingdom
4 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
5 1 (5.00%) Cobbler
5 1 (5.00%) Terraform
5 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow