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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 250 262 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.22% 32.11% 8.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.39% 41.39% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 177 25
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£400 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £26.70 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
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
619 633 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 79.77% 77.57% 72.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 407 199
Average daily rate £365 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 10
Average hourly rate £15.13 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.50% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £15.32 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £52.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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 -1 174 £400 -8.57% 30
West Wales -2 25 £425 - 1
North Wales - 4 £298 - 2
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 157 (39.05%) Scrum
2 141 (35.07%) Security Cleared
3 122 (30.35%) SC Cleared
4 101 (25.12%) Java
5 89 (22.14%) SQL Server
6 87 (21.64%) TDD
7 86 (21.39%) .NET
8 85 (21.14%) SQL
9 80 (19.90%) Microsoft
10 76 (18.91%) Finance
11 62 (15.42%) C#
12 59 (14.68%) BDD
13 51 (12.69%) .NET Framework
13 51 (12.69%) Unit Testing
14 49 (12.19%) XML
15 48 (11.94%) Web Services
16 47 (11.69%) User Experience
17 46 (11.44%) Team Foundation Server
18 45 (11.19%) Oracle
18 45 (11.19%) HTML
18 45 (11.19%) PRINCE2
18 45 (11.19%) ISEB
19 44 (10.95%) Project Management
20 43 (10.70%) Visual Studio
20 43 (10.70%) REST
20 43 (10.70%) Test Scripting
21 42 (10.45%) Windows
22 41 (10.20%) SOAP
23 40 (9.95%) CSS
23 40 (9.95%) Use Case

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (5.47%) IIS
2 21 (5.22%) JBoss
3 20 (4.98%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.73%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.48%) Confluence
6 13 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.24%) Apache
9 4 (1.00%) CMS
9 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.00%) nginx
10 3 (0.75%) Node.js
10 3 (0.75%) Lync
10 3 (0.75%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.75%) FileNet
11 2 (0.50%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.50%) WildFly
11 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.50%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 22 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.49%) MS Project
3 9 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.99%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.49%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.75%) MS Office
7 1 (0.25%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.25%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.25%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 25 (6.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.49%) GitHub
3 6 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.24%) SaaS
5 3 (0.75%) IaaS
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.25%) Office 365
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.99%) HTTP
2 5 (1.24%) Internet
3 4 (1.00%) DNS
3 4 (1.00%) DHCP
4 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.75%) SSL
4 3 (0.75%) SAN
5 2 (0.50%) MPLS
5 2 (0.50%) IPv4
5 2 (0.50%) WAN
5 2 (0.50%) LAN
5 2 (0.50%) Firewall
5 2 (0.50%) Wireless
5 2 (0.50%) Network Security
5 2 (0.50%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.50%) NAS
6 1 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.25%) RNC
6 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.97%) MySQL
2 24 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.47%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.73%) MongoDB
5 17 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.98%) RDBMS
7 14 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.24%) Firebird
9 7 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.74%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (1.74%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.00%) DB2
10 4 (1.00%) Ingres
10 4 (1.00%) QlikView
11 3 (0.75%) InterBase
11 3 (0.75%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 46 (11.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (10.70%) Visual Studio
3 31 (7.71%) Selenium
3 31 (7.71%) Subversion
4 29 (7.21%) JIRA
5 27 (6.72%) Jenkins
6 26 (6.47%) Cucumber
7 24 (5.97%) JMeter
8 18 (4.48%) Eclipse
9 17 (4.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 17 (4.23%) JUnit
10 16 (3.98%) Axure RP
10 16 (3.98%) Git (software)
11 14 (3.48%) SpecFlow
11 14 (3.48%) Maven
12 13 (3.23%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.99%) TestNG
14 7 (1.74%) Bugzilla
14 7 (1.74%) Dreamweaver
15 6 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 76 (18.91%) Finance
2 19 (4.73%) Marketing
3 12 (2.99%) Back Office
4 10 (2.49%) Legal
5 3 (0.75%) Banking
5 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.50%) Electronics
6 2 (0.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 148 (36.82%) Developer
2 89 (22.14%) Analyst
3 66 (16.42%) Business Analyst
4 36 (8.96%) Java Developer
5 34 (8.46%) .NET Developer
5 34 (8.46%) Tester
6 27 (6.72%) Project Manager
7 26 (6.47%) Architect
8 21 (5.22%) Test Analyst
9 19 (4.73%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.48%) SQL Developer
11 15 (3.73%) AWS Developer
12 13 (3.23%) CRM Business Analyst
12 13 (3.23%) Designer
12 13 (3.23%) CRM Analyst
12 13 (3.23%) Service Manager
13 11 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
14 10 (2.49%) Software Developer
14 10 (2.49%) Ruby on Rails Developer
15 9 (2.24%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (21.39%) .NET
2 51 (12.69%) .NET Framework
3 49 (12.19%) XML
4 48 (11.94%) Web Services
5 45 (11.19%) HTML
6 43 (10.70%) REST
7 41 (10.20%) SOAP
8 40 (9.95%) CSS
9 35 (8.71%) ASP.NET
10 31 (7.71%) jQuery
11 29 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (6.97%) HTML5
13 27 (6.72%) Spring
13 27 (6.72%) Hibernate
14 22 (5.47%) CSS3
15 21 (5.22%) RESTful
16 16 (3.98%) Java SE
17 13 (3.23%) Entity Framework
17 13 (3.23%) MyBatis
18 11 (2.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.69%) User Experience
2 18 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.23%) NHS
3 17 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.48%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.99%) GIS
7 7 (1.74%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.49%) Taxonomies
8 6 (1.49%) Human Factors
9 5 (1.24%) RMADS
9 5 (1.24%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.75%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.75%) IVR
11 2 (0.50%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.50%) AS400
11 2 (0.50%) DTV
12 1 (0.25%) New Media
12 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.45%) Windows
2 31 (7.71%) Linux
3 27 (6.72%) UNIX
4 9 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.24%) AIX
7 3 (0.75%) CentOS
8 2 (0.50%) Fedora
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (39.05%) Scrum
2 87 (21.64%) TDD
3 59 (14.68%) BDD
4 51 (12.69%) Unit Testing
5 45 (11.19%) PRINCE2
6 44 (10.95%) Project Management
7 43 (10.70%) Test Scripting
8 40 (9.95%) Use Case
9 39 (9.70%) User Stories
10 38 (9.45%) MVC
11 37 (9.20%) Risk Management
12 36 (8.96%) CRM
13 31 (7.71%) Software Engineering
14 29 (7.21%) Business Analysis
14 29 (7.21%) Migration
15 25 (6.22%) ITIL
16 23 (5.72%) OO
17 22 (5.47%) SOA
17 22 (5.47%) Service Management
17 22 (5.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 101 (25.12%) Java
2 85 (21.14%) SQL
3 62 (15.42%) C#
4 32 (7.96%) JavaScript
5 28 (6.97%) Scala
6 24 (5.97%) Perl
7 22 (5.47%) Ruby
8 21 (5.22%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.23%) PHP
10 10 (2.49%) C
11 8 (1.99%) Python
12 7 (1.74%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.49%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.75%) Delphi
15 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.25%) Groovy
16 1 (0.25%) Jython
16 1 (0.25%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 141 (35.07%) Security Cleared
2 122 (30.35%) SC Cleared
3 45 (11.19%) ISEB
4 28 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (5.47%) Degree
6 19 (4.73%) DV Cleared
7 16 (3.98%) MCAD
7 16 (3.98%) MCSD
7 16 (3.98%) MCPD
7 16 (3.98%) MCTS
8 14 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (2.99%) MCDBA
10 10 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.49%) MCITP
11 7 (1.74%) Sun Certification
12 6 (1.49%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.24%) MAPM
13 5 (1.24%) CISSP
14 4 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.73%) SLA
3 12 (2.99%) QA
4 5 (1.24%) P3O
5 1 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.00%) vSphere
3 2 (0.50%) vCloud
3 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.24%) Puppet
2 7 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.00%) Ansible
3 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.50%) Salt
4 2 (0.50%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) Nagios
5 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 80 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.19%) Oracle
3 9 (2.24%) Red Hat
4 7 (1.74%) VMware
4 7 (1.74%) Adobe
5 5 (1.24%) SAP
6 4 (1.00%) PayPal
6 4 (1.00%) WorldPay
6 4 (1.00%) Google
7 3 (0.75%) Zend
7 3 (0.75%) OpenText
7 3 (0.75%) Cisco
7 3 (0.75%) Avaya
7 3 (0.75%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.50%) Mapinfo
8 2 (0.50%) Juniper
8 2 (0.50%) HP
8 2 (0.50%) ESRI
8 2 (0.50%) Fujitsu
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