The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 146 75 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.16% 15.21% 10.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.91% 21.19% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 44 32
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£450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £521 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
505 354 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.19% 71.81% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 197 198
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +83.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Wales region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Wales region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 98 £450 +20.00% 35
West Wales -1 31 £500 +33.33% 3
North Wales - 1 - - 3
Mid Wales - - - -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

1 153 (36.96%) Scrum
2 106 (25.60%) Java
3 104 (25.12%) Jenkins
4 98 (23.67%) Security Cleared
5 94 (22.71%) TDD
6 92 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (19.81%) Open Source
8 76 (18.36%) SQL Server
9 75 (18.12%) SC Cleared
10 74 (17.87%) REST
11 73 (17.63%) MongoDB
11 73 (17.63%) Subversion
12 70 (16.91%) HTML
13 67 (16.18%) SQL
13 67 (16.18%) XML
14 65 (15.70%) SOAP
15 62 (14.98%) Web Services
16 61 (14.73%) CSS
16 61 (14.73%) .NET
16 61 (14.73%) Selenium
17 57 (13.77%) JavaScript
17 57 (13.77%) Microsoft
18 55 (13.29%) Finance
18 55 (13.29%) JSON
18 55 (13.29%) HTML5
19 53 (12.80%) Spring
20 52 (12.56%) JIRA
20 52 (12.56%) SOA
21 49 (11.84%) Maven
21 49 (11.84%) CSS3

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 28 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.83%) FileNet
3 18 (4.35%) Confluence
4 16 (3.86%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.14%) JBoss
6 11 (2.66%) OpenROAD
7 5 (1.21%) CMS
7 5 (1.21%) Apache
7 5 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.97%) Lync
8 4 (0.97%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.97%) IIS
9 3 (0.72%) SAS
9 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.24%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (1.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.45%) Fireworks
3 6 (1.45%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) MS Project
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.24%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.24%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.24%) Summit
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.83%) IaaS
2 17 (4.11%) SaaS
3 16 (3.86%) PaaS
4 14 (3.38%) GitHub
5 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.76%) HTTP
2 16 (3.86%) AMQP
3 13 (3.14%) Firewall
4 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.72%) Internet
5 2 (0.48%) MPLS
5 2 (0.48%) ATM
5 2 (0.48%) GSM
5 2 (0.48%) LAN
5 2 (0.48%) SDH
5 2 (0.48%) UMTS
5 2 (0.48%) WAN
5 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.48%) Wireless
5 2 (0.48%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.48%) RNC
5 2 (0.48%) Network Security
5 2 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.48%) NAS
5 2 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (18.36%) SQL Server
2 73 (17.63%) MongoDB
3 43 (10.39%) Relational Database
4 30 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (6.52%) RDBMS
6 22 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 18 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.66%) Ingres
9 9 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.45%) MySQL
12 5 (1.21%) MS Access
12 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.97%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.72%) InterBase
14 3 (0.72%) Firebird
14 3 (0.72%) QlikView
14 3 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 104 (25.12%) Jenkins
2 73 (17.63%) Subversion
3 61 (14.73%) Selenium
4 52 (12.56%) JIRA
5 49 (11.84%) Maven
6 37 (8.94%) Git (software)
7 34 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (7.97%) JUnit
9 28 (6.76%) Cucumber
10 25 (6.04%) WebDriver
11 22 (5.31%) Hudson
12 20 (4.83%) SoapUI
12 20 (4.83%) Jasmine
13 17 (4.11%) JMeter
14 16 (3.86%) Bugzilla
14 16 (3.86%) Visual Studio
14 16 (3.86%) GitLab
15 14 (3.38%) TortoiseSVN
16 11 (2.66%) Ant
17 9 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (13.29%) Finance
2 13 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.42%) Marketing
4 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.97%) Electronics
6 3 (0.72%) Back Office
6 3 (0.72%) Billing
7 2 (0.48%) Legal
7 2 (0.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 136 (32.85%) Developer
2 82 (19.81%) Analyst
3 45 (10.87%) Business Analyst
3 45 (10.87%) Architect
4 35 (8.45%) Java Developer
5 34 (8.21%) Test Analyst
6 29 (7.00%) Technical Architect
7 26 (6.28%) Project Manager
8 25 (6.04%) Tester
9 19 (4.59%) Test Manager
10 16 (3.86%) Scala Developer
11 14 (3.38%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.14%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.14%) .NET Developer
13 12 (2.90%) Software Developer
14 11 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (2.66%) Agile Business Analyst
14 11 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
15 10 (2.42%) Designer
15 10 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (17.87%) REST
2 70 (16.91%) HTML
3 67 (16.18%) XML
4 65 (15.70%) SOAP
5 62 (14.98%) Web Services
6 61 (14.73%) CSS
6 61 (14.73%) .NET
7 55 (13.29%) JSON
7 55 (13.29%) HTML5
8 53 (12.80%) Spring
9 49 (11.84%) CSS3
10 48 (11.59%) jQuery
11 33 (7.97%) Ajax
12 26 (6.28%) .NET Framework
13 25 (6.04%) Hibernate
13 25 (6.04%) AngularJS
14 23 (5.56%) ASP.NET
15 21 (5.07%) J2EE
15 21 (5.07%) Spring MVC
16 19 (4.59%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 82 (19.81%) Open Source
2 26 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.62%) User Experience
3 15 (3.62%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.62%) Mainframe
4 14 (3.38%) Client/Server
5 13 (3.14%) Clustering
6 8 (1.93%) NHS
7 7 (1.69%) Statistics
8 5 (1.21%) GIS
8 5 (1.21%) PMI
9 4 (0.97%) DTV
10 3 (0.72%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.72%) New Media
10 3 (0.72%) AS400
11 2 (0.48%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.48%) Human Factors
11 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.48%) W3C
11 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.59%) Linux
2 31 (7.49%) UNIX
3 25 (6.04%) Windows
4 11 (2.66%) AIX
5 7 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.45%) CentOS
7 5 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.97%) Android
9 2 (0.48%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (36.96%) Scrum
2 94 (22.71%) TDD
3 92 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (12.56%) SOA
5 46 (11.11%) MVC
5 46 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 44 (10.63%) Configuration Management
7 42 (10.14%) Project Management
7 42 (10.14%) BDD
8 39 (9.42%) DevOps
9 38 (9.18%) OO
10 36 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 32 (7.73%) Mentoring
11 32 (7.73%) PRINCE2
12 28 (6.76%) Coaching
12 28 (6.76%) User Stories
12 28 (6.76%) Kanban
13 26 (6.28%) Pair Programming
14 25 (6.04%) Software Testing
14 25 (6.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 106 (25.60%) Java
2 67 (16.18%) SQL
3 57 (13.77%) JavaScript
4 48 (11.59%) C#
5 46 (11.11%) Scala
6 22 (5.31%) Ruby
7 21 (5.07%) Python
8 17 (4.11%) PHP
9 14 (3.38%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.14%) C
11 11 (2.66%) Perl
12 8 (1.93%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.72%) Delphi
13 3 (0.72%) SAS Macro
14 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.48%) VB
14 2 (0.48%) C++
14 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.24%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.24%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 98 (23.67%) Security Cleared
2 75 (18.12%) SC Cleared
3 38 (9.18%) ISEB
4 30 (7.25%) ISTQB
5 18 (4.35%) Degree
6 8 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.45%) MCSD
8 6 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.45%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.21%) BC Cleared
9 5 (1.21%) MCPD
9 5 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (1.21%) MCTS
9 5 (1.21%) MCAD
10 4 (0.97%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.72%) MAPM
11 3 (0.72%) PMP
11 3 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.45%) QA
2 9 (2.17%) SLA
3 6 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.21%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.72%) P3O
6 2 (0.48%) HL7
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.72%) Shibboleth
2 3 (0.72%) vCloud
3 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (5.56%) Puppet
3 18 (4.35%) Ansible
4 8 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.21%) Graphite
6 4 (0.97%) StatsD
6 4 (0.97%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.24%) Nessus
8 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.24%) logstash
Vendors
1 57 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.18%) Oracle
3 27 (6.52%) IBM
4 22 (5.31%) HP
5 17 (4.11%) Twitter
6 9 (2.17%) SAP
7 8 (1.93%) Adobe
8 7 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.21%) CA
9 5 (1.21%) VMware
10 4 (0.97%) Zend
11 3 (0.72%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.72%) Informatica
11 3 (0.72%) Citrix
12 2 (0.48%) Juniper
12 2 (0.48%) Cisco
12 2 (0.48%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.48%) ILOG
12 2 (0.48%) Ericsson
12 2 (0.48%) CheckPoint
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