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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 69 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 53.08% 45.65% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 59.48% 55.26% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 17 1
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£420 £630 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
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
116 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 89.23% 82.61% 67.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 23 20
Average daily rate £400 £625 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £725 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.91 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 71 (48.97%) Java
2 54 (37.24%) TDD
3 46 (31.72%) Scala
4 45 (31.03%) Web Services
5 44 (30.34%) Scrum
5 44 (30.34%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (30.34%) BDD
6 29 (20.00%) Web Development
7 28 (19.31%) Play Framework
8 27 (18.62%) Akka
9 26 (17.93%) Process Management
10 25 (17.24%) SOA
10 25 (17.24%) OO
10 25 (17.24%) SVG
10 25 (17.24%) Batik
10 25 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (17.24%) CouchDB
10 25 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (16.55%) REST
11 24 (16.55%) JSON
11 24 (16.55%) Linux
11 24 (16.55%) MVC
12 23 (15.86%) SOAP
12 23 (15.86%) Selenium
12 23 (15.86%) MongoDB
13 22 (15.17%) Jenkins
13 22 (15.17%) Waterfall
13 22 (15.17%) Configuration Management
14 21 (14.48%) Puppet
15 19 (13.10%) Open Source

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (2.76%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
1 25 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.34%) PaaS
2 15 (10.34%) IaaS
3 10 (6.90%) GitHub
4 9 (6.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.59%) Firewall
1 11 (7.59%) AMQP
2 4 (2.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.24%) CouchDB
2 23 (15.86%) MongoDB
3 18 (12.41%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.83%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.45%) EDRMS
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.69%) MySQL
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (15.86%) Selenium
2 22 (15.17%) Jenkins
3 17 (11.72%) Cucumber
4 15 (10.34%) Maven
5 12 (8.28%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.45%) RSpec
6 5 (3.45%) JIRA
7 4 (2.76%) Axure RP
8 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.07%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.07%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (8.97%) Finance
2 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (32.41%) Developer
2 28 (19.31%) Analyst
3 23 (15.86%) Architect
4 19 (13.10%) Java Developer
5 18 (12.41%) Test Analyst
6 15 (10.34%) Scala Developer
7 14 (9.66%) Java Architect
8 10 (6.90%) Project Manager
8 10 (6.90%) Technical Architect
9 9 (6.21%) Business Analyst
9 9 (6.21%) PHP Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Agile Business Analyst
9 9 (6.21%) PHP Zend Developer
10 8 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) Junior Java Developer
10 8 (5.52%) Junior
10 8 (5.52%) Junior Developer
10 8 (5.52%) Junior .NET Developer
10 8 (5.52%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.52%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.03%) Web Services
2 28 (19.31%) Play Framework
3 27 (18.62%) Akka
4 25 (17.24%) Batik
4 25 (17.24%) SVG
5 24 (16.55%) JSON
5 24 (16.55%) REST
6 23 (15.86%) SOAP
7 19 (13.10%) Spring
8 16 (11.03%) XML
9 15 (10.34%) Spring MVC
10 11 (7.59%) J2EE
11 10 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (5.52%) .NET
13 6 (4.14%) Ajax
13 6 (4.14%) Hibernate
14 5 (3.45%) jQuery
15 4 (2.76%) Symfony
15 4 (2.76%) CodeIgniter
15 4 (2.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Open Source
2 9 (6.21%) Clustering
3 5 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.55%) Linux
2 8 (5.52%) Windows
3 6 (4.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.24%) TDD
2 44 (30.34%) Scrum
2 44 (30.34%) Continuous Integration
2 44 (30.34%) BDD
3 29 (20.00%) Web Development
4 26 (17.93%) Process Management
5 25 (17.24%) OO
5 25 (17.24%) SOA
6 24 (16.55%) MVC
7 22 (15.17%) Configuration Management
7 22 (15.17%) Waterfall
8 18 (12.41%) Test Scripting
9 16 (11.03%) DevOps
10 14 (9.66%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.66%) User Stories
11 13 (8.97%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.59%) Load Balancing
12 11 (7.59%) Pair Programming
13 10 (6.90%) PRINCE2
14 9 (6.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 71 (48.97%) Java
2 46 (31.72%) Scala
3 13 (8.97%) PHP
4 11 (7.59%) SQL
5 6 (4.14%) Ruby
6 5 (3.45%) Python
6 5 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.76%) Perl
7 4 (2.76%) C
8 3 (2.07%) XPath
9 1 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (6.21%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.21%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.38%) ISEB
3 1 (0.69%) PMP
3 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.69%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (14.48%) Puppet
2 11 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.90%) Ansible
4 7 (4.83%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (11.03%) HP
2 10 (6.90%) Oracle
3 9 (6.21%) Zend
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