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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 182 170 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.83% 24.08% 12.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.60% 31.84% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 110 63
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£375 £386 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £58.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
711 534 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.45% 75.64% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 374 278
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 13
Average hourly rate £16.40 £19.90 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.58% +32.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.10 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £34.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 September 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 September 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 +2 131 £363 -3.33% 43
West Wales -2 36 £363 -23.68%
Mid Wales - 2 £408 -
Agile Software Development
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Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 198 (46.05%) Scrum
2 143 (33.26%) Security Cleared
3 131 (30.47%) SQL
4 123 (28.60%) SQL Server
4 123 (28.60%) Java
4 123 (28.60%) SC Cleared
5 100 (23.26%) .NET
6 99 (23.02%) TDD
7 83 (19.30%) Web Services
8 79 (18.37%) Microsoft
9 74 (17.21%) HTML
10 72 (16.74%) C#
11 70 (16.28%) XML
12 64 (14.88%) SOAP
12 64 (14.88%) Unit Testing
13 62 (14.42%) BDD
14 60 (13.95%) CSS
15 59 (13.72%) Oracle
16 55 (12.79%) .NET Framework
17 51 (11.86%) Finance
18 50 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
19 48 (11.16%) Spring
20 47 (10.93%) Hibernate
20 47 (10.93%) MVC
20 47 (10.93%) REST
21 45 (10.47%) ASP.NET
22 44 (10.23%) Windows
22 44 (10.23%) OO
23 43 (10.00%) JIRA
24 42 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 29 (6.74%) JBoss
2 27 (6.28%) IIS
3 23 (5.35%) Tomcat
3 23 (5.35%) Confluence
4 15 (3.49%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.63%) ArcGIS
7 7 (1.63%) FileNet
8 6 (1.40%) Apache
9 5 (1.16%) ArcSDE
9 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.93%) nginx
10 4 (0.93%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.70%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.70%) OpenROAD
11 3 (0.70%) CMS
12 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.47%) Mule
Applications
1 17 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.09%) MS Office
3 7 (1.63%) MS Project
4 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.79%) GitHub
3 5 (1.16%) Office 365
4 4 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.70%) SaaS
6 2 (0.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.65%) HTTP
2 4 (0.93%) DNS
2 4 (0.93%) DHCP
2 4 (0.93%) Internet
3 3 (0.70%) SAN
4 2 (0.47%) Network Security
4 2 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.47%) NAS
4 2 (0.47%) IPv4
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.23%) SSL
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (28.60%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (7.67%) Relational Database
4 29 (6.74%) MongoDB
5 25 (5.81%) RDBMS
6 24 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (5.35%) MySQL
7 23 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (3.72%) NoSQL
10 13 (3.02%) Firebird
10 13 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (2.56%) DB2
11 11 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (2.33%) Oracle Database
12 10 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (2.33%) SQLPlus
13 8 (1.86%) InterBase
14 7 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
15 6 (1.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 50 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (10.00%) JIRA
3 42 (9.77%) Selenium
4 41 (9.53%) Subversion
4 41 (9.53%) Visual Studio
4 41 (9.53%) Jenkins
5 33 (7.67%) JMeter
6 29 (6.74%) Cucumber
7 26 (6.05%) Maven
7 26 (6.05%) Eclipse
8 14 (3.26%) JUnit
8 14 (3.26%) SpecFlow
9 13 (3.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 13 (3.02%) Hudson
9 13 (3.02%) WebDriver
9 13 (3.02%) Git (software)
10 12 (2.79%) SoapUI
10 12 (2.79%) Axure RP
11 11 (2.56%) Spock
11 11 (2.56%) Geb
General
1 51 (11.86%) Finance
2 20 (4.65%) Back Office
3 13 (3.02%) Legal
4 7 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Marketing
7 1 (0.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 187 (43.49%) Developer
2 84 (19.53%) Analyst
3 58 (13.49%) Java Developer
4 52 (12.09%) Business Analyst
5 47 (10.93%) .NET Developer
6 42 (9.77%) Tester
7 27 (6.28%) Test Analyst
8 26 (6.05%) Architect
8 26 (6.05%) Project Manager
9 25 (5.81%) SQL Developer
10 23 (5.35%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.49%) Agile Business Analyst
12 14 (3.26%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (2.79%) Ruby on Rails Developer
15 11 (2.56%) Agile Coach
15 11 (2.56%) AWS Developer
16 10 (2.33%) Agile Project Manager
16 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (23.26%) .NET
2 83 (19.30%) Web Services
3 74 (17.21%) HTML
4 70 (16.28%) XML
5 64 (14.88%) SOAP
6 60 (13.95%) CSS
7 55 (12.79%) .NET Framework
8 48 (11.16%) Spring
9 47 (10.93%) Hibernate
9 47 (10.93%) REST
10 45 (10.47%) ASP.NET
11 40 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (6.51%) jQuery
13 24 (5.58%) RESTful
13 24 (5.58%) J2EE
14 22 (5.12%) HTML5
15 20 (4.65%) JSF
16 19 (4.42%) Java SE
17 18 (4.19%) AngularJS
18 17 (3.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.21%) User Experience
2 24 (5.58%) NHS
3 17 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.26%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.56%) GIS
6 9 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.86%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.40%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.16%) RMADS
11 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.93%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.93%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.70%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.70%) Human Factors
13 2 (0.47%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
14 1 (0.23%) Social Media
14 1 (0.23%) Blog
14 1 (0.23%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.23%) Windows
2 40 (9.30%) Linux
3 39 (9.07%) UNIX
4 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.63%) AIX
6 5 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.47%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (46.05%) Scrum
2 99 (23.02%) TDD
3 64 (14.88%) Unit Testing
4 62 (14.42%) BDD
5 47 (10.93%) MVC
6 44 (10.23%) OO
7 40 (9.30%) User Stories
8 37 (8.60%) Use Case
9 36 (8.37%) DevOps
9 36 (8.37%) Test Scripting
10 32 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (6.98%) Open Source
12 29 (6.74%) Software Engineering
13 28 (6.51%) SDLC
14 26 (6.05%) Business Analysis
14 26 (6.05%) ETL
14 26 (6.05%) Configuration Management
15 25 (5.81%) Project Management
15 25 (5.81%) SOA
16 22 (5.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 131 (30.47%) SQL
2 123 (28.60%) Java
3 72 (16.74%) C#
4 40 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 39 (9.07%) PL/SQL
6 27 (6.28%) Perl
7 24 (5.58%) Scala
8 17 (3.95%) Ruby
9 15 (3.49%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.56%) Delphi
11 9 (2.09%) BeanShell
12 6 (1.40%) PHP
12 6 (1.40%) Python
12 6 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.70%) C
15 1 (0.23%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.23%) Groovy
15 1 (0.23%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 143 (33.26%) Security Cleared
2 123 (28.60%) SC Cleared
3 36 (8.37%) ISEB
4 18 (4.19%) Degree
5 12 (2.79%) MCDBA
5 12 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (2.33%) MCITP
8 9 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.63%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.16%) Sun Certification
10 5 (1.16%) CISSP
11 2 (0.47%) PMP
11 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.23%) PhD
12 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.23%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.70%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) HL7
2 3 (0.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.93%) vSphere
2 4 (0.93%) Docker
3 2 (0.47%) vCloud
4 1 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (3.02%) Puppet
2 12 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.16%) Ansible
4 4 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.47%) Salt
5 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.23%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.23%) Nagios
6 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 79 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 59 (13.72%) Oracle
3 11 (2.56%) Twitter
4 10 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.86%) PayPal
5 8 (1.86%) WorldPay
6 7 (1.63%) ESRI
6 7 (1.63%) IBM
7 6 (1.40%) VMware
8 4 (0.93%) Google
9 3 (0.70%) OpenText
9 3 (0.70%) Cisco
9 3 (0.70%) Lotus
10 2 (0.47%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.47%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.47%) SAP
10 2 (0.47%) Juniper
10 2 (0.47%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.47%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
Newport, Gwent
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wales
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glamorgan
TRG
Rate: 300-425 Per Day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £455 per day Plus expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
Square One Resources
Rate: expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Neath, West Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wales
TRG
Rate: 325-400 Per Day
Posted: 15 days ago
Glamorgan
TRG
Rate: 350-475 Per Day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago