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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 263 83 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.12% 14.46% 10.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.33% 20.34% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 66 37
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£375 £386 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £266 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £644 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £41.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.18% +11.33%
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
607 408 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.45% 71.08% 69.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 268 237
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 8
Average hourly rate £19.90 £15.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% -60.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £23.59 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 +7 161 £351 +3.85% 46
West Wales 0 74 £420 -33.33% 6
North Wales - 1 - - 3
Mid Wales - - - -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 179 (37.68%) Scrum
2 177 (37.26%) Java
3 141 (29.68%) TDD
4 122 (25.68%) Security Cleared
5 121 (25.47%) Web Services
6 105 (22.11%) BDD
7 95 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 91 (19.16%) Open Source
8 91 (19.16%) Selenium
8 91 (19.16%) Jenkins
9 88 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
10 85 (17.89%) XML
11 80 (16.84%) SOAP
11 80 (16.84%) Maven
12 79 (16.63%) SQL
13 76 (16.00%) Finance
13 76 (16.00%) JIRA
14 73 (15.37%) Spring
15 70 (14.74%) Subversion
16 69 (14.53%) .NET
17 65 (13.68%) OO
17 65 (13.68%) MongoDB
18 63 (13.26%) REST
19 62 (13.05%) Test Scripting
20 60 (12.63%) Scala
21 55 (11.58%) C#
22 54 (11.37%) Microsoft
23 53 (11.16%) Configuration Management
23 53 (11.16%) HTML
24 52 (10.95%) JUnit

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 47 (9.89%) SharePoint
2 32 (6.74%) FileNet
3 18 (3.79%) Confluence
3 18 (3.79%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.68%) Apache
5 8 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.68%) SAS
6 7 (1.47%) CMS
7 6 (1.26%) OpenROAD
8 5 (1.05%) IIS
8 5 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.84%) Lync
9 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.84%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.63%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.63%) Drupal
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.42%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 8 (1.68%) MS Excel
1 8 (1.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.42%) Agresso
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.63%) PaaS
2 21 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (4.00%) IaaS
4 16 (3.37%) SaaS
5 13 (2.74%) GitHub
6 12 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.63%) Office 365
7 3 (0.63%) Trello
7 3 (0.63%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.37%) HTTP
2 15 (3.16%) AMQP
3 12 (2.53%) Firewall
4 3 (0.63%) 3G
4 3 (0.63%) 2G
4 3 (0.63%) 4G
5 2 (0.42%) Intranet
5 2 (0.42%) Internet
5 2 (0.42%) SSL
5 2 (0.42%) WAN
6 1 (0.21%) ATM
6 1 (0.21%) GSM
6 1 (0.21%) SDH
6 1 (0.21%) UMTS
6 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.21%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (13.68%) MongoDB
2 50 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 44 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 23 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (4.63%) RDBMS
6 21 (4.42%) CouchDB
7 17 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (3.58%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.26%) Ingres
9 6 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.84%) MS Access
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.42%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 91 (19.16%) Selenium
1 91 (19.16%) Jenkins
2 80 (16.84%) Maven
3 76 (16.00%) JIRA
4 70 (14.74%) Subversion
5 52 (10.95%) JUnit
6 49 (10.32%) WebDriver
7 42 (8.84%) Ant
8 36 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (6.95%) Bugzilla
10 29 (6.11%) JMeter
11 28 (5.89%) TortoiseSVN
12 27 (5.68%) TestNG
13 26 (5.47%) Cucumber
14 24 (5.05%) Hudson
15 22 (4.63%) Git (software)
16 18 (3.79%) SoapUI
17 13 (2.74%) Apache Ivy
18 8 (1.68%) Jasmine
18 8 (1.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (16.00%) Finance
2 16 (3.37%) Banking
3 10 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.84%) Retail
5 4 (0.84%) Billing
6 3 (0.63%) Legal
6 3 (0.63%) Marketing
7 2 (0.42%) Games
7 2 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
8 1 (0.21%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.21%) Local Government
8 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 162 (34.11%) Developer
2 91 (19.16%) Analyst
3 69 (14.53%) Java Developer
4 46 (9.68%) Architect
5 45 (9.47%) Test Analyst
6 42 (8.84%) Project Manager
7 41 (8.63%) Business Analyst
8 27 (5.68%) Tester
9 20 (4.21%) Technical Architect
10 18 (3.79%) Web Developer
11 17 (3.58%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.58%) .NET Developer
12 15 (3.16%) Test Manager
12 15 (3.16%) Agile Business Analyst
12 15 (3.16%) Scala Developer
13 13 (2.74%) Perl Developer
13 13 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (2.74%) Java Architect
14 12 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (2.53%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (25.47%) Web Services
2 85 (17.89%) XML
3 80 (16.84%) SOAP
4 73 (15.37%) Spring
5 69 (14.53%) .NET
6 63 (13.26%) REST
7 53 (11.16%) HTML
8 41 (8.63%) JSON
8 41 (8.63%) J2EE
9 39 (8.21%) CSS
10 37 (7.79%) jQuery
10 37 (7.79%) XSLT
10 37 (7.79%) Hibernate
11 32 (6.74%) .NET Framework
12 30 (6.32%) JSF
13 28 (5.89%) HTML5
14 26 (5.47%) Play Framework
15 25 (5.26%) Ajax
16 24 (5.05%) Struts
17 23 (4.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 91 (19.16%) Open Source
2 26 (5.47%) Client/Server
3 15 (3.16%) User Experience
3 15 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.32%) Clustering
4 11 (2.32%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.68%) GIS
6 8 (1.68%) AS400
7 7 (1.47%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.47%) Statistics
8 5 (1.05%) PMI
8 5 (1.05%) iSeries
8 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.84%) NHS
10 3 (0.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.21%) Linux
2 29 (6.11%) UNIX
3 21 (4.42%) Windows
4 7 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.26%) Android
5 6 (1.26%) AIX
6 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.84%) CentOS
6 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (37.68%) Scrum
2 141 (29.68%) TDD
3 105 (22.11%) BDD
4 88 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (13.68%) OO
6 62 (13.05%) Test Scripting
7 53 (11.16%) Configuration Management
8 49 (10.32%) Project Management
9 48 (10.11%) Kanban
9 48 (10.11%) SOA
10 43 (9.05%) Automation Testing
10 43 (9.05%) MVC
11 42 (8.84%) Waterfall
12 41 (8.63%) Software Testing
13 38 (8.00%) Load Testing
13 38 (8.00%) DevOps
14 37 (7.79%) Test Management
15 34 (7.16%) Coaching
16 33 (6.95%) UML
17 32 (6.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 177 (37.26%) Java
2 79 (16.63%) SQL
3 60 (12.63%) Scala
4 55 (11.58%) C#
5 46 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 22 (4.63%) PHP
7 19 (4.00%) Ruby
8 18 (3.79%) Perl
9 17 (3.58%) Python
10 5 (1.05%) XPath
11 4 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.84%) C
11 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.63%) Groovy
12 3 (0.63%) SAS Macro
13 2 (0.42%) XQuery
13 2 (0.42%) VB
13 2 (0.42%) C++
14 1 (0.21%) MUMPS
14 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 122 (25.68%) Security Cleared
2 95 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 49 (10.32%) ISEB
4 46 (9.68%) ISTQB
5 24 (5.05%) Degree
6 7 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.26%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.42%) MAPM
10 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.42%) PMP
11 1 (0.21%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.21%) MCSD
11 1 (0.21%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.21%) APMP
11 1 (0.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.58%) QA
2 7 (1.47%) WCAG
2 7 (1.47%) WAI
3 5 (1.05%) ISO 9000
3 5 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.63%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) P3O
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
Systems Management
1 45 (9.47%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (5.26%) Puppet
3 15 (3.16%) Ansible
4 13 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.84%) StatsD
6 3 (0.63%) Nagios
6 3 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 54 (11.37%) Microsoft
2 49 (10.32%) Oracle
3 44 (9.26%) IBM
4 22 (4.63%) HP
5 17 (3.58%) Twitter
6 8 (1.68%) Zend
7 5 (1.05%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.84%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.84%) Informatica
8 4 (0.84%) SAP
9 3 (0.63%) Sun
9 3 (0.63%) Citrix
9 3 (0.63%) Apple
10 2 (0.42%) Thunderhead
10 2 (0.42%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.21%) JBoss
11 1 (0.21%) ILOG
11 1 (0.21%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.21%) EMC
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe
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