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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 218 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.03% 13.56% 13.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.07% 19.66% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 41 50
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£375 £381 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +18.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £523 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
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 £36.40 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -4.00%
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
558 351 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.86% 68.96% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 183 214
Average daily rate £350 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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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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 +8 150 £375 +11.94% 20
West Wales +8 58 £413 -17.50% 2
North Wales - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

1 170 (39.35%) Scrum
2 126 (29.17%) Java
3 117 (27.08%) Security Cleared
4 113 (26.16%) TDD
5 106 (24.54%) Jenkins
6 94 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
7 92 (21.30%) SC Cleared
8 88 (20.37%) Open Source
9 85 (19.68%) Subversion
10 84 (19.44%) XML
11 80 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 79 (18.29%) REST
13 78 (18.06%) MongoDB
14 77 (17.82%) SQL
14 77 (17.82%) Web Services
14 77 (17.82%) Selenium
15 76 (17.59%) HTML
16 70 (16.20%) .NET
17 68 (15.74%) SOAP
17 68 (15.74%) Spring
18 62 (14.35%) SOA
19 61 (14.12%) CSS
20 59 (13.66%) Finance
21 58 (13.43%) JavaScript
21 58 (13.43%) Microsoft
22 57 (13.19%) JIRA
22 57 (13.19%) JSON
22 57 (13.19%) BDD
23 56 (12.96%) C#
24 53 (12.27%) Configuration Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 34 (7.87%) SharePoint
2 33 (7.64%) FileNet
3 20 (4.63%) Confluence
4 16 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.01%) JBoss
5 13 (3.01%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.08%) OpenROAD
7 8 (1.85%) CMS
8 5 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.16%) IIS
8 5 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.93%) Lync
9 4 (0.93%) Apache
9 4 (0.93%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.69%) SAS
10 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.46%) Node.js
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.23%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.23%) Summit
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.09%) IaaS
2 18 (4.17%) SaaS
2 18 (4.17%) PaaS
3 14 (3.24%) GitHub
4 13 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.69%) Trello
5 3 (0.69%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.48%) HTTP
2 16 (3.70%) AMQP
3 13 (3.01%) Firewall
4 3 (0.69%) Internet
4 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.46%) Intranet
5 2 (0.46%) WAN
6 1 (0.23%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.23%) DVB
6 1 (0.23%) Wireless
6 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.23%) ATM
6 1 (0.23%) GSM
6 1 (0.23%) LAN
6 1 (0.23%) SDH
6 1 (0.23%) UMTS
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) SAN
6 1 (0.23%) MPLS
6 1 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 78 (18.06%) MongoDB
3 43 (9.95%) Relational Database
4 27 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (5.09%) RDBMS
7 19 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 19 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.08%) Ingres
8 9 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.16%) MySQL
10 5 (1.16%) MS Access
11 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 106 (24.54%) Jenkins
2 85 (19.68%) Subversion
3 77 (17.82%) Selenium
4 57 (13.19%) JIRA
5 48 (11.11%) Maven
6 43 (9.95%) JUnit
7 38 (8.80%) Git (software)
8 34 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (6.94%) WebDriver
10 28 (6.48%) Cucumber
11 24 (5.56%) Hudson
12 20 (4.63%) SoapUI
12 20 (4.63%) Jasmine
13 19 (4.40%) Bugzilla
13 19 (4.40%) JMeter
14 16 (3.70%) TortoiseSVN
14 16 (3.70%) GitLab
15 14 (3.24%) Visual Studio
16 12 (2.78%) TestNG
17 10 (2.31%) Ant
General
1 59 (13.66%) Finance
2 11 (2.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 4 (0.93%) Retail
5 3 (0.69%) Billing
5 3 (0.69%) Back Office
5 3 (0.69%) Marketing
6 2 (0.46%) Electronics
6 2 (0.46%) Legal
6 2 (0.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.23%) Local Government
7 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.23%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 154 (35.65%) Developer
2 78 (18.06%) Analyst
3 50 (11.57%) Java Developer
4 42 (9.72%) Architect
5 39 (9.03%) Business Analyst
6 35 (8.10%) Test Analyst
7 34 (7.87%) Project Manager
8 29 (6.71%) Technical Architect
9 26 (6.02%) Tester
10 19 (4.40%) Test Manager
11 16 (3.70%) Scala Developer
12 15 (3.47%) .NET Developer
12 15 (3.47%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (3.01%) Web Developer
14 12 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
15 10 (2.31%) Senior Business Analyst
15 10 (2.31%) Software Developer
15 10 (2.31%) DevOps Engineer
15 10 (2.31%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (19.44%) XML
2 79 (18.29%) REST
3 77 (17.82%) Web Services
4 76 (17.59%) HTML
5 70 (16.20%) .NET
6 68 (15.74%) SOAP
6 68 (15.74%) Spring
7 61 (14.12%) CSS
8 57 (13.19%) JSON
9 52 (12.04%) HTML5
10 48 (11.11%) jQuery
11 45 (10.42%) CSS3
12 35 (8.10%) XSLT
13 33 (7.64%) Ajax
14 29 (6.71%) .NET Framework
15 28 (6.48%) AngularJS
16 27 (6.25%) J2EE
17 26 (6.02%) ASP.NET
18 25 (5.79%) Hibernate
19 24 (5.56%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (20.37%) Open Source
2 20 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.47%) Mainframe
3 15 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.24%) Clustering
5 13 (3.01%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.62%) Statistics
7 6 (1.39%) GIS
7 6 (1.39%) User Experience
8 5 (1.16%) PMI
8 5 (1.16%) NHS
9 4 (0.93%) iSeries
9 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.69%) AS400
10 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.69%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.69%) New Media
11 2 (0.46%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.46%) W3C
11 2 (0.46%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.88%) Linux
2 30 (6.94%) UNIX
3 27 (6.25%) Windows
4 9 (2.08%) AIX
5 7 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.62%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.39%) Android
7 5 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.93%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (39.35%) Scrum
2 113 (26.16%) TDD
3 94 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (14.35%) SOA
5 57 (13.19%) BDD
6 53 (12.27%) Configuration Management
7 50 (11.57%) Test Scripting
8 47 (10.88%) MVC
9 43 (9.95%) Project Management
10 41 (9.49%) DevOps
11 39 (9.03%) OO
12 38 (8.80%) Waterfall
13 34 (7.87%) PRINCE2
14 33 (7.64%) Mentoring
15 30 (6.94%) Coaching
15 30 (6.94%) User Stories
16 29 (6.71%) Kanban
17 28 (6.48%) Pair Programming
17 28 (6.48%) Software Testing
18 27 (6.25%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 126 (29.17%) Java
2 77 (17.82%) SQL
3 58 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 56 (12.96%) C#
5 47 (10.88%) Scala
6 23 (5.32%) Ruby
7 18 (4.17%) Python
8 15 (3.47%) PHP
9 14 (3.24%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.78%) Perl
11 11 (2.55%) C
12 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.69%) XPath
12 3 (0.69%) SAS Macro
13 2 (0.46%) C++
13 2 (0.46%) VB
13 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.23%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.23%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 117 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 92 (21.30%) SC Cleared
3 39 (9.03%) ISEB
4 34 (7.87%) ISTQB
5 20 (4.63%) Degree
6 7 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.39%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.16%) BC Cleared
8 5 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.93%) PMP
10 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.69%) MAPM
11 2 (0.46%) CBAP
11 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.46%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.23%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.23%) MCSD
12 1 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.87%) QA
2 6 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.16%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.69%) P3O
4 3 (0.69%) SLA
5 2 (0.46%) HL7
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (0.69%) Shibboleth
1 3 (0.69%) vCloud
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (7.64%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (5.56%) Puppet
3 18 (4.17%) Ansible
4 11 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.16%) Graphite
6 4 (0.93%) StatsD
6 4 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.23%) logstash
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 58 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.11%) Oracle
3 44 (10.19%) IBM
4 22 (5.09%) HP
5 19 (4.40%) Twitter
6 5 (1.16%) Informatica
6 5 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.16%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.93%) SAP
7 4 (0.93%) CA
8 3 (0.69%) VMware
8 3 (0.69%) Citrix
9 2 (0.46%) Zend
9 2 (0.46%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.46%) ILOG
9 2 (0.46%) Adobe
10 1 (0.23%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.23%) Kofax
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco
10 1 (0.23%) Juniper
Swansea, West Glamorgan
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wales
IntaPeople
Rate: Contract
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + Market Rate Negotiation
Posted: 21 days ago