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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 167 217 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.14% 25.68% 28.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.29% 31.91% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 167 146
Median daily rate £425 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £53.75 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.23 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.49% +3.40%
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
425 680 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.71% 80.47% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 474 423
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.07 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +1 147 £400 - 32
West Wales +2 9 £450 +5.88% 6
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 131 (35.50%) TDD
2 127 (34.42%) Java
3 115 (31.17%) Scrum
4 113 (30.62%) JavaScript
5 103 (27.91%) Selenium
5 103 (27.91%) jQuery
6 89 (24.12%) SQL
7 88 (23.85%) Unix
8 83 (22.49%) Perl
9 82 (22.22%) CSS
10 80 (21.68%) .NET
10 80 (21.68%) Security Cleared
11 77 (20.87%) Cucumber
12 76 (20.60%) HTML
13 75 (20.33%) Finance
14 74 (20.05%) OO
15 71 (19.24%) Software Engineering
16 70 (18.97%) Web Development
17 51 (13.82%) Visual Studio
17 51 (13.82%) DevOps
18 49 (13.28%) C#
18 49 (13.28%) SC Cleared
19 45 (12.20%) SQL Server
20 43 (11.65%) Legal
20 43 (11.65%) BDD
21 40 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
21 40 (10.84%) XML
22 38 (10.30%) MVC
23 36 (9.76%) MongoDB
24 35 (9.49%) NoSQL

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 16 (4.34%) JBoss
2 14 (3.79%) Apache
3 12 (3.25%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.98%) Confluence
4 11 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.98%) IIS
4 11 (2.98%) SAS
5 10 (2.71%) FileNet
5 10 (2.71%) IBM Notes
5 10 (2.71%) LiveCycle
6 9 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.17%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.90%) GeoServer
9 5 (1.36%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.08%) CMS
11 3 (0.81%) Jetty
11 3 (0.81%) nginx
11 3 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.81%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.90%) Gliffy
3 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) assyst
3 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (4.88%) SaaS
2 15 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (3.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 14 (3.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 14 (3.79%) Amazon S3
3 14 (3.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (3.52%) Amazon ELB
5 11 (2.98%) PaaS
5 11 (2.98%) Route 53
6 5 (1.36%) Google App Engine
6 5 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) GitHub
8 1 (0.27%) Google Play
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.44%) HTTP
1 9 (2.44%) SSL
2 8 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.90%) DNS
3 7 (1.90%) Internet
4 6 (1.63%) FTP
5 5 (1.36%) DHCP
6 4 (1.08%) LDAP
6 4 (1.08%) VPN
7 3 (0.81%) IPsec
8 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.27%) Network Security
9 1 (0.27%) Skype
9 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 35 (9.49%) NoSQL
4 20 (5.42%) Redis
5 18 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (3.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (3.79%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.25%) MySQL
8 12 (3.25%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (2.17%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.90%) Base SAS
12 7 (1.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (1.36%) Couchbase
15 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 103 (27.91%) Selenium
2 77 (20.87%) Cucumber
3 51 (13.82%) Visual Studio
4 28 (7.59%) Jenkins
5 26 (7.05%) JIRA
6 24 (6.50%) Subversion
7 23 (6.23%) Git (software)
8 22 (5.96%) JMeter
8 22 (5.96%) Maven
9 20 (5.42%) MbUnit
9 20 (5.42%) MSTest
9 20 (5.42%) NUnit
10 18 (4.88%) WebDriver
11 17 (4.61%) SpecFlow
12 14 (3.79%) JUnit
13 13 (3.52%) Ant
13 13 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (2.98%) DbUnit
14 11 (2.98%) Eclipse
14 11 (2.98%) Spock
General
1 75 (20.33%) Finance
2 43 (11.65%) Legal
3 11 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.44%) Banking
5 5 (1.36%) Marketing
6 4 (1.08%) Electronics
6 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.08%) Publishing
7 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.54%) Retail
7 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 174 (47.15%) Developer
2 67 (18.16%) Analyst
3 36 (9.76%) Java Developer
4 34 (9.21%) Test Analyst
5 31 (8.40%) Web Developer
6 28 (7.59%) Agile Developer
7 26 (7.05%) Architect
7 26 (7.05%) Perl Developer
8 24 (6.50%) Business Analyst
9 23 (6.23%) Project Manager
10 22 (5.96%) Senior Developer
11 20 (5.42%) .NET Developer
11 20 (5.42%) Tester
12 18 (4.88%) Senior Agile Developer
13 17 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (4.07%) Agile Business Analyst
14 15 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (3.79%) Website Developer
16 12 (3.25%) Consultant
16 12 (3.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (27.91%) jQuery
2 82 (22.22%) CSS
3 80 (21.68%) .NET
4 76 (20.60%) HTML
5 40 (10.84%) XML
6 32 (8.67%) AngularJS
7 30 (8.13%) WCF
8 29 (7.86%) Kafka
9 28 (7.59%) HTML5
9 28 (7.59%) RESTful
10 27 (7.32%) REST
11 25 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
11 25 (6.78%) Mojolicious
12 24 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (6.50%) CSS3
12 24 (6.50%) SOAP
13 20 (5.42%) Spring
14 17 (4.61%) Hibernate
14 17 (4.61%) J2EE
15 15 (4.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.17%) CESG
2 8 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (1.90%) Public Cloud
3 7 (1.90%) Replication
4 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.63%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.36%) User Experience
6 4 (1.08%) AS400
6 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.54%) CMDB
8 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.54%) Ergonomics
8 2 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.54%) NHS
9 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.27%) DTV
9 1 (0.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 88 (23.85%) Unix
2 27 (7.32%) Linux
3 16 (4.34%) Windows
4 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.27%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (35.50%) TDD
2 115 (31.17%) Scrum
3 74 (20.05%) OO
4 71 (19.24%) Software Engineering
5 70 (18.97%) Web Development
6 51 (13.82%) DevOps
7 43 (11.65%) BDD
8 40 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (10.30%) MVC
10 34 (9.21%) Unit Testing
11 33 (8.94%) Configuration Management
12 28 (7.59%) Test-First Development
13 27 (7.32%) SDLC
14 24 (6.50%) ITIL
15 23 (6.23%) Project Management
16 22 (5.96%) Migration
16 22 (5.96%) Waterfall
17 20 (5.42%) ATDD
17 20 (5.42%) Automated Testing
17 20 (5.42%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 127 (34.42%) Java
2 113 (30.62%) JavaScript
3 89 (24.12%) SQL
4 83 (22.49%) Perl
5 49 (13.28%) C#
6 24 (6.50%) Scala
7 21 (5.69%) Go
7 21 (5.69%) TypeScript
8 18 (4.88%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.79%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.17%) PHP
11 6 (1.63%) ANSI SQL
11 6 (1.63%) C
12 5 (1.36%) Python
12 5 (1.36%) VB
13 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.81%) C++
15 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.27%) Ruby
15 1 (0.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 80 (21.68%) Security Cleared
2 49 (13.28%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.05%) ISEB
4 17 (4.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (3.79%) CISSP
6 11 (2.98%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.98%) ISTQB
7 9 (2.44%) CLAS
7 9 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.90%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (1.90%) Degree
9 5 (1.36%) BC Cleared
10 4 (1.08%) CISM
10 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.81%) MAPM
12 1 (0.27%) CBAP
12 1 (0.27%) GIAC
12 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.27%) PMP
12 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 19 (5.15%) QA
3 12 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.44%) RMADS
5 3 (0.81%) P3O
6 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.54%) 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 11 (2.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (5.96%) Ansible
2 14 (3.79%) Puppet
2 14 (3.79%) Terraform
3 11 (2.98%) Fluentd
4 9 (2.44%) Marathon
4 9 (2.44%) Mesos
5 8 (2.17%) Piwik
6 7 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.81%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.54%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.32%) Oracle
3 10 (2.71%) Adobe
3 10 (2.71%) ILOG
3 10 (2.71%) Lotus
3 10 (2.71%) Splunk
4 9 (2.44%) SAP
5 8 (2.17%) Google
5 8 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 7 (1.90%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.90%) Kofax
6 7 (1.90%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.36%) Teradata
7 5 (1.36%) VMware
8 4 (1.08%) HP
8 4 (1.08%) Informatica
8 4 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.08%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.81%) Cognos
9 3 (0.81%) IBM
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