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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
UK / Wales
Rank 1 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 168 190 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.67% 27.82% 18.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.38% 31.77% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 134 65
Median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £33.50 £48.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.92% +115.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
553 598 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.20% 87.55% 74.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 428 294
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +2 133 £408 +12.41% 39
West Wales -7 24 £438 -2.77% 7
North Wales +2 2 £363 -3.33% 3
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 224 (51.38%) Java
2 162 (37.16%) Scrum
3 133 (30.50%) Security Cleared
4 109 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 106 (24.31%) TDD
6 90 (20.64%) Software Engineering
7 87 (19.95%) Jenkins
8 86 (19.72%) Relational Database
9 74 (16.97%) SQL
10 73 (16.74%) BDD
11 72 (16.51%) REST
12 71 (16.28%) JavaScript
12 71 (16.28%) HTML
13 68 (15.60%) Linux
14 65 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
15 64 (14.68%) JSON
15 64 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
15 64 (14.68%) Open Source
15 64 (14.68%) Web Services
16 63 (14.45%) Finance
17 60 (13.76%) CSS
18 59 (13.53%) DevOps
19 57 (13.07%) Python
20 55 (12.61%) Mentoring
21 54 (12.39%) RESTful
22 52 (11.93%) Ansible
23 49 (11.24%) Spring
24 48 (11.01%) Configuration Management
25 47 (10.78%) Cucumber
26 46 (10.55%) MongoDB

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 30 (6.88%) WebLogic
2 25 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (5.05%) Apache Spark
4 21 (4.82%) Apache
5 13 (2.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (2.98%) Confluence
6 7 (1.61%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.38%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.92%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.92%) Liferay
9 3 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.69%) JBoss
9 3 (0.69%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.69%) Tornado
10 2 (0.46%) IIS
10 2 (0.46%) Mongrel
10 2 (0.46%) nginx
10 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.38%) MS Project
3 2 (0.46%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (4.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) LongView
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 64 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.06%) PaaS
4 5 (1.15%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.46%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.46%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.03%) HTTP
2 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.69%) DSL
3 3 (0.69%) Internet
3 3 (0.69%) SSL
4 2 (0.46%) DHCP
4 2 (0.46%) DNS
4 2 (0.46%) FTP
4 2 (0.46%) IPsec
4 2 (0.46%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (19.72%) Relational Database
2 46 (10.55%) MongoDB
3 30 (6.88%) Hadoop
4 28 (6.42%) SQL Server
5 27 (6.19%) Big Data
6 25 (5.73%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.90%) Neo4j
8 16 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.52%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.83%) HBase
11 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.61%) MySQL
13 6 (1.38%) GIS
13 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.15%) Event Store
15 4 (0.92%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 87 (19.95%) Jenkins
2 47 (10.78%) Cucumber
3 41 (9.40%) Selenium
4 34 (7.80%) JUnit
5 32 (7.34%) Git (software)
6 27 (6.19%) JIRA
7 24 (5.50%) JBehave
8 17 (3.90%) Maven
9 12 (2.75%) NUnit
10 11 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.29%) JIRA Agile
11 10 (2.29%) SoapUI
12 8 (1.83%) JMeter
12 8 (1.83%) MSTest
13 7 (1.61%) LoadRunner
13 7 (1.61%) MSBuild
13 7 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (1.38%) Rational Performance Tester
15 5 (1.15%) Grunt
15 5 (1.15%) gulp
General
1 63 (14.45%) Finance
2 25 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.28%) Marketing
4 21 (4.82%) Electronics
4 21 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.15%) Publishing
6 3 (0.69%) Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Retail
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Billing
8 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 237 (54.36%) Developer
2 123 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 44 (10.09%) Analyst
4 33 (7.57%) Java Engineer
5 32 (7.34%) Software Engineer
6 30 (6.88%) Business Analyst
7 28 (6.42%) Agile Developer
7 28 (6.42%) Architect
7 28 (6.42%) Senior Developer
8 26 (5.96%) Agile Java Developer
9 24 (5.50%) Cloud Developer
9 24 (5.50%) Scala Developer
10 22 (5.05%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (4.59%) Applications Developer
12 18 (4.13%) Scrum Master
13 16 (3.67%) Agile Scrum Master
13 16 (3.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 15 (3.44%) Agile Coach
15 14 (3.21%) AWS Developer
15 14 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (16.51%) REST
2 71 (16.28%) HTML
3 64 (14.68%) JSON
3 64 (14.68%) Web Services
4 60 (13.76%) CSS
5 54 (12.39%) RESTful
6 49 (11.24%) Spring
7 39 (8.94%) Dropwizard
8 30 (6.88%) XML
9 23 (5.28%) .NET
10 20 (4.59%) Spring Boot
11 19 (4.36%) AngularJS
11 19 (4.36%) jQuery
11 19 (4.36%) Kafka
12 18 (4.13%) Hibernate
13 14 (3.21%) HTML5
13 14 (3.21%) Node.js
14 13 (2.98%) iXBRL
14 13 (2.98%) J2EE
14 13 (2.98%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.67%) User Experience
3 13 (2.98%) Algorithms
4 11 (2.52%) NHS
5 9 (2.06%) Fintech
5 9 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.61%) Clustering
7 7 (1.61%) PKI
8 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.15%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.92%) PMI
10 4 (0.92%) W3C
11 2 (0.46%) AS400
11 2 (0.46%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.46%) Life Science
12 1 (0.23%) Blog
12 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (15.60%) Linux
2 43 (9.86%) Unix
3 38 (8.72%) Windows
4 12 (2.75%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.61%) AIX
5 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.92%) Android
8 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.69%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.69%) pSOS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (37.16%) Scrum
2 106 (24.31%) TDD
3 90 (20.64%) Software Engineering
4 73 (16.74%) BDD
5 65 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (14.68%) Open Source
7 59 (13.53%) DevOps
8 55 (12.61%) Mentoring
9 48 (11.01%) Configuration Management
10 46 (10.55%) Software Delivery
11 44 (10.09%) Microservices
12 41 (9.40%) Domain-Driven Design
12 41 (9.40%) Kanban
13 36 (8.26%) Waterfall
14 35 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (7.80%) Automated Testing
16 32 (7.34%) Web Development
17 30 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (6.42%) Business Analysis
18 28 (6.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (51.38%) Java
2 74 (16.97%) SQL
3 71 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 57 (13.07%) Python
5 34 (7.80%) Scala
6 21 (4.82%) Go
7 13 (2.98%) C#
8 12 (2.75%) Ruby
9 9 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.15%) C
10 5 (1.15%) PHP
10 5 (1.15%) R
11 4 (0.92%) Groovy
12 3 (0.69%) C++
12 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.69%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.46%) Perl
14 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 133 (30.50%) Security Cleared
2 109 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.98%) Degree
4 12 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (2.52%) ISEB
6 6 (1.38%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.92%) CISSP
8 4 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.92%) PMP
9 1 (0.23%) CCENT
9 1 (0.23%) CCNA
9 1 (0.23%) CCNP
9 1 (0.23%) CEH
9 1 (0.23%) CISA
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CISM
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.49%) QA
2 14 (3.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.92%) P3O
4 1 (0.23%) COBIT
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) WAI
4 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.06%) Docker
2 7 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (1.61%) PowerHA
3 4 (0.92%) HDFS
4 2 (0.46%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (11.93%) Ansible
2 17 (3.90%) Puppet
3 11 (2.52%) Rundeck
4 8 (1.83%) Tivoli
4 8 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (1.83%) Zenoss
5 7 (1.61%) Nessus
5 7 (1.61%) Packer
5 7 (1.61%) SCCM
5 7 (1.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 6 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.92%) Marathon
8 4 (0.92%) Mesos
8 4 (0.92%) Oozie
8 4 (0.92%) Terraform
9 2 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.23%) Ambari
10 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (9.40%) Oracle
2 37 (8.49%) SAP
3 27 (6.19%) Cloudera
4 24 (5.50%) Microsoft
5 11 (2.52%) Teradata
6 10 (2.29%) VMware
7 9 (2.06%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.83%) HP
8 8 (1.83%) IBM
9 7 (1.61%) Sonatype
9 7 (1.61%) Symantec
10 6 (1.38%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.15%) Splunk
12 4 (0.92%) ESRI
13 3 (0.69%) Siebel
13 3 (0.69%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.69%) Zend
14 2 (0.46%) Cognos
14 2 (0.46%) Hortonworks
14 2 (0.46%) Tableau
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