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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 177 251 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.66% 32.43% 32.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 42.75% 39.28% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 179 182
Median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.70 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.92% +6.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
414 639 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.38% 82.56% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 428 410
Median daily rate £388 £361 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 12
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.91% -12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.16 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 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 25 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +1 158 £388 -3.12% 25
West Wales +1 12 £500 +17.64% 3
Agile Software Development
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Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 137 (37.43%) Java
2 135 (36.89%) TDD
3 117 (31.97%) JavaScript
4 114 (31.15%) jQuery
5 106 (28.96%) SQL
5 106 (28.96%) Scrum
6 104 (28.42%) Selenium
7 102 (27.87%) Unix
8 95 (25.96%) Perl
9 89 (24.32%) Cucumber
10 88 (24.04%) OO
11 84 (22.95%) CSS
12 83 (22.68%) Software Engineering
13 82 (22.40%) Security Cleared
14 77 (21.04%) HTML
15 73 (19.95%) Finance
16 72 (19.67%) .NET
17 71 (19.40%) Web Development
18 51 (13.93%) Legal
18 51 (13.93%) SC Cleared
19 48 (13.11%) Visual Studio
20 46 (12.57%) MongoDB
21 44 (12.02%) XML
22 43 (11.75%) MVC
22 43 (11.75%) BDD
22 43 (11.75%) DevOps
23 42 (11.48%) NoSQL
23 42 (11.48%) C#
24 41 (11.20%) RESTful
25 40 (10.93%) SQL Server

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 19 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (4.64%) JBoss
3 15 (4.10%) Apache
4 14 (3.83%) Confluence
5 12 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 11 (3.01%) IIS
7 10 (2.73%) FileNet
7 10 (2.73%) LiveCycle
8 9 (2.46%) IBM Notes
8 9 (2.46%) SAS
8 9 (2.46%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.19%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.91%) CMS
10 7 (1.91%) GeoServer
11 5 (1.37%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.82%) Jetty
12 3 (0.82%) nginx
12 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.91%) Gliffy
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) assyst
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 12 (3.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 12 (3.28%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (3.28%) Amazon S3
3 12 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (2.46%) Route 53
5 5 (1.37%) Google App Engine
5 5 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.09%) SaaS
7 3 (0.82%) GitHub
7 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) Google Play
8 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.01%) HTTP
2 9 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.19%) DNS
3 8 (2.19%) SSL
4 6 (1.64%) FTP
5 5 (1.37%) DHCP
5 5 (1.37%) Internet
6 3 (0.82%) IPsec
6 3 (0.82%) LDAP
6 3 (0.82%) VPN
7 2 (0.55%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.27%) Network Security
8 1 (0.27%) Skype
8 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.57%) MongoDB
2 42 (11.48%) NoSQL
3 40 (10.93%) SQL Server
4 29 (7.92%) Redis
5 18 (4.92%) MySQL
6 16 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.28%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.46%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.09%) Big Data
12 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.55%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 104 (28.42%) Selenium
2 89 (24.32%) Cucumber
3 48 (13.11%) Visual Studio
4 36 (9.84%) Subversion
5 33 (9.02%) JIRA
6 26 (7.10%) Git (software)
7 25 (6.83%) Jenkins
8 22 (6.01%) Maven
9 18 (4.92%) JMeter
10 17 (4.64%) MbUnit
10 17 (4.64%) MSTest
10 17 (4.64%) NUnit
10 17 (4.64%) WebDriver
11 15 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (3.83%) SpecFlow
13 13 (3.55%) Ant
14 12 (3.28%) JUnit
15 11 (3.01%) DbUnit
15 11 (3.01%) Spock
16 10 (2.73%) Hudson
General
1 73 (19.95%) Finance
2 51 (13.93%) Legal
3 9 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.91%) Banking
5 3 (0.82%) Marketing
5 3 (0.82%) Publishing
6 2 (0.55%) Electronics
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (48.91%) Developer
2 68 (18.58%) Analyst
3 37 (10.11%) Java Developer
4 35 (9.56%) Web Developer
5 33 (9.02%) Project Manager
6 31 (8.47%) Perl Developer
6 31 (8.47%) Test Analyst
7 27 (7.38%) Business Analyst
7 27 (7.38%) Tester
8 25 (6.83%) Agile Developer
9 21 (5.74%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
10 18 (4.92%) Website Developer
11 17 (4.64%) Senior Agile Developer
12 16 (4.37%) .NET Developer
13 15 (4.10%) Agile Business Analyst
13 15 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (3.28%) Architect
14 12 (3.28%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 11 (3.01%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (31.15%) jQuery
2 84 (22.95%) CSS
3 77 (21.04%) HTML
4 72 (19.67%) .NET
5 44 (12.02%) XML
6 41 (11.20%) RESTful
7 38 (10.38%) Kafka
8 34 (9.29%) AngularJS
8 34 (9.29%) Mojolicious
9 28 (7.65%) HTML5
10 26 (7.10%) WCF
11 25 (6.83%) CSS3
12 22 (6.01%) KnockoutJS
12 22 (6.01%) SOAP
13 21 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (5.46%) Spring
15 19 (5.19%) OAuth2
16 18 (4.92%) Hibernate
16 18 (4.92%) J2EE
17 17 (4.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (1.91%) Data Structures
2 7 (1.91%) Replication
2 7 (1.91%) User Experience
3 6 (1.64%) CESG
3 6 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.09%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.55%) CMDB
6 2 (0.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.27%) AS400
7 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.27%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.27%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 102 (27.87%) Unix
2 33 (9.02%) Linux
3 12 (3.28%) Windows
4 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.55%) Android
5 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (36.89%) TDD
2 106 (28.96%) Scrum
3 88 (24.04%) OO
4 83 (22.68%) Software Engineering
5 71 (19.40%) Web Development
6 43 (11.75%) BDD
6 43 (11.75%) DevOps
6 43 (11.75%) MVC
7 39 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (9.84%) Unit Testing
9 26 (7.10%) Configuration Management
10 25 (6.83%) Test-First Development
11 24 (6.56%) ITIL
11 24 (6.56%) Waterfall
12 21 (5.74%) Business Analysis
13 20 (5.46%) Mentoring
13 20 (5.46%) Project Management
14 19 (5.19%) Document Management
14 19 (5.19%) Migration
15 18 (4.92%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (37.43%) Java
2 117 (31.97%) JavaScript
3 106 (28.96%) SQL
4 95 (25.96%) Perl
5 42 (11.48%) C#
6 33 (9.02%) Scala
7 31 (8.47%) Go
8 18 (4.92%) TypeScript
9 16 (4.37%) T-SQL
10 14 (3.83%) PHP
11 13 (3.55%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.64%) ANSI SQL
12 6 (1.64%) C
13 5 (1.37%) Python
13 5 (1.37%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.09%) Ruby
15 3 (0.82%) C++
15 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.55%) VB
17 1 (0.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 82 (22.40%) Security Cleared
2 51 (13.93%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.28%) ISEB
4 17 (4.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (4.37%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.73%) Degree
6 10 (2.73%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.46%) CISSP
8 7 (1.91%) CLAS
9 6 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.37%) BC Cleared
11 4 (1.09%) CISM
12 3 (0.82%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (0.82%) MAPM
12 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (4.92%) QA
3 7 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.64%) RMADS
5 3 (0.82%) P3O
6 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.55%) SDET
7 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) GPG13
7 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (2.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.37%) Xen
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (5.74%) Ansible
2 13 (3.55%) Puppet
3 12 (3.28%) Terraform
4 10 (2.73%) Fluentd
5 8 (2.19%) Mesos
6 7 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.91%) Piwik
7 6 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.82%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.27%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.92%) Oracle
3 10 (2.73%) Adobe
3 10 (2.73%) ILOG
3 10 (2.73%) Splunk
3 10 (2.73%) Teradata
4 9 (2.46%) Atlassian
4 9 (2.46%) Informatica
4 9 (2.46%) Lotus
5 8 (2.19%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (1.91%) Google
6 7 (1.91%) Kofax
6 7 (1.91%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.64%) VMware
8 5 (1.37%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.37%) Zend
9 4 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.09%) SAP
10 3 (0.82%) IBM
10 3 (0.82%) Rackspace
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