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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 217 221 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.17% 27.69% 8.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.24% 35.76% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 137 32
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£400 £438 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +32.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.01 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.88% -5.33%
Agile Software Development
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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
673 618 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.07% 77.44% 72.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 398 217
Average daily rate £365 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £277 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 12
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £13.25 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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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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 0 155 £400 -8.57% 41
West Wales -3 27 £425 - 3
North Wales - 1 £325 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
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Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 160 (39.22%) Scrum
2 148 (36.27%) Security Cleared
3 128 (31.37%) SC Cleared
4 101 (24.75%) Java
5 94 (23.04%) SQL Server
6 89 (21.81%) TDD
7 88 (21.57%) SQL
8 86 (21.08%) .NET
9 77 (18.87%) Microsoft
10 68 (16.67%) Finance
11 63 (15.44%) C#
11 63 (15.44%) BDD
12 54 (13.24%) .NET Framework
13 53 (12.99%) Unit Testing
14 52 (12.75%) Web Services
15 49 (12.01%) XML
15 49 (12.01%) Oracle
15 49 (12.01%) Team Foundation Server
16 48 (11.76%) User Experience
17 47 (11.52%) Visual Studio
18 45 (11.03%) HTML
18 45 (11.03%) ISEB
19 43 (10.54%) Windows
20 42 (10.29%) SOAP
20 42 (10.29%) REST
21 41 (10.05%) User Stories
22 40 (9.80%) CSS
22 40 (9.80%) Project Management
22 40 (9.80%) MVC
23 38 (9.31%) ASP.NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 25 (6.13%) IIS
2 22 (5.39%) JBoss
3 21 (5.15%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.68%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.43%) Confluence
6 11 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.45%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.23%) FileNet
9 4 (0.98%) CMS
9 4 (0.98%) Apache
9 4 (0.98%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.98%) nginx
10 3 (0.74%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.74%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.49%) OpenROAD
11 2 (0.49%) ArcSDE
11 2 (0.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.21%) MS Project
3 8 (1.96%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.47%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.74%) MS Office
6 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.94%) GitHub
2 11 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.74%) SaaS
4 3 (0.74%) IaaS
4 3 (0.74%) Office 365
5 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.47%) HTTP
2 4 (0.98%) DHCP
2 4 (0.98%) DNS
2 4 (0.98%) Internet
3 2 (0.49%) SSL
3 2 (0.49%) IPv4
3 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.25%) ATM
4 1 (0.25%) GSM
4 1 (0.25%) SDH
4 1 (0.25%) UMTS
4 1 (0.25%) SAN
4 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.25%) RNC
4 1 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.64%) MySQL
5 19 (4.66%) MongoDB
6 18 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 16 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (2.70%) Firebird
11 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.72%) DB2
11 7 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.47%) Ingres
12 6 (1.47%) SQLPlus
13 5 (1.23%) InterBase
14 3 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 49 (12.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (11.52%) Visual Studio
3 31 (7.60%) JIRA
4 29 (7.11%) Selenium
4 29 (7.11%) Subversion
5 27 (6.62%) Jenkins
6 26 (6.37%) Cucumber
7 24 (5.88%) JMeter
8 19 (4.66%) Eclipse
9 17 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 16 (3.92%) Axure RP
11 15 (3.68%) JUnit
12 14 (3.43%) Git (software)
12 14 (3.43%) SpecFlow
13 13 (3.19%) WebDriver
13 13 (3.19%) Maven
14 9 (2.21%) Toad
15 8 (1.96%) TestNG
16 7 (1.72%) Bugzilla
16 7 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
General
1 68 (16.67%) Finance
2 19 (4.66%) Marketing
3 15 (3.68%) Back Office
4 13 (3.19%) Legal
5 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.49%) Banking
6 2 (0.49%) Retail
6 2 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 153 (37.50%) Developer
2 87 (21.32%) Analyst
3 64 (15.69%) Business Analyst
4 37 (9.07%) .NET Developer
4 37 (9.07%) Java Developer
5 36 (8.82%) Tester
6 27 (6.62%) Architect
7 25 (6.13%) Project Manager
8 21 (5.15%) Test Analyst
9 20 (4.90%) SQL Developer
10 19 (4.66%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.68%) Service Manager
11 15 (3.68%) AWS Developer
12 13 (3.19%) CRM Business Analyst
12 13 (3.19%) CRM Analyst
13 12 (2.94%) Designer
13 12 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 12 (2.94%) Software Developer
14 11 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.70%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (21.08%) .NET
2 54 (13.24%) .NET Framework
3 52 (12.75%) Web Services
4 49 (12.01%) XML
5 45 (11.03%) HTML
6 42 (10.29%) SOAP
6 42 (10.29%) REST
7 40 (9.80%) CSS
8 38 (9.31%) ASP.NET
9 33 (8.09%) jQuery
10 32 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (6.86%) HTML5
11 28 (6.86%) Spring
12 27 (6.62%) Hibernate
13 23 (5.64%) RESTful
14 22 (5.39%) CSS3
15 16 (3.92%) Java SE
16 14 (3.43%) Entity Framework
16 14 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (3.19%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.76%) User Experience
2 19 (4.66%) NHS
3 17 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.43%) Mainframe
6 11 (2.70%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.45%) GIS
8 8 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.47%) Taxonomies
9 6 (1.47%) Human Factors
10 5 (1.23%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.23%) RMADS
11 3 (0.74%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.74%) IVR
11 3 (0.74%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.49%) DTV
13 1 (0.25%) SCADA
13 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.54%) Windows
2 35 (8.58%) Linux
3 30 (7.35%) UNIX
4 8 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (1.96%) AIX
5 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.74%) CentOS
7 2 (0.49%) Fedora
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (39.22%) Scrum
2 89 (21.81%) TDD
3 63 (15.44%) BDD
4 53 (12.99%) Unit Testing
5 41 (10.05%) User Stories
6 40 (9.80%) Project Management
6 40 (9.80%) MVC
7 38 (9.31%) Test Scripting
8 37 (9.07%) Use Case
9 36 (8.82%) PRINCE2
10 33 (8.09%) Risk Management
11 31 (7.60%) Software Engineering
12 29 (7.11%) Business Analysis
13 28 (6.86%) Migration
14 27 (6.62%) CRM
15 25 (6.13%) ITIL
16 23 (5.64%) SOA
16 23 (5.64%) Service Management
17 22 (5.39%) Regression Testing
17 22 (5.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 101 (24.75%) Java
2 88 (21.57%) SQL
3 63 (15.44%) C#
4 29 (7.11%) JavaScript
5 28 (6.86%) Scala
6 25 (6.13%) Perl
7 24 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 21 (5.15%) Ruby
9 9 (2.21%) PHP
10 7 (1.72%) C
10 7 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.72%) Python
11 6 (1.47%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.23%) Delphi
13 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.25%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.25%) Jython
14 1 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 148 (36.27%) Security Cleared
2 128 (31.37%) SC Cleared
3 45 (11.03%) ISEB
4 28 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (5.39%) Degree
6 19 (4.66%) DV Cleared
7 16 (3.92%) MCPD
7 16 (3.92%) MCTS
7 16 (3.92%) MCAD
7 16 (3.92%) MCSD
8 12 (2.94%) MCDBA
9 11 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (2.45%) MCITP
11 9 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.72%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.72%) Sun Certification
13 5 (1.23%) CISSP
14 2 (0.49%) PMP
14 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.43%) SLA
3 9 (2.21%) QA
4 2 (0.49%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.98%) vSphere
3 2 (0.49%) vCloud
4 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (2.94%) Puppet
2 9 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.23%) Ansible
4 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.49%) Salt
5 1 (0.25%) SELinux
5 1 (0.25%) Nagios
5 1 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.01%) Oracle
3 10 (2.45%) Red Hat
4 8 (1.96%) VMware
4 8 (1.96%) PayPal
4 8 (1.96%) WorldPay
5 6 (1.47%) SAP
5 6 (1.47%) Adobe
6 4 (0.98%) Google
7 3 (0.74%) Avaya
7 3 (0.74%) Lotus
7 3 (0.74%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.74%) OpenText
8 2 (0.49%) IBM
8 2 (0.49%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.49%) Mapinfo
8 2 (0.49%) ESRI
9 1 (0.25%) Casewise
9 1 (0.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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