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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 150 178 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.60% 20.14% 24.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.68% 25.32% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 131 122
Median daily rate £430 £390 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £72.50 - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +11.11%
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
459 703 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.33% 79.52% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 490 415
Median daily rate £400 £365 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £9.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 +3 140 £425 +9.67% 47
West Wales -6 3 £500 +18.34% 3
Agile Software Development
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Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 119 (32.60%) TDD
2 115 (31.51%) Java
3 113 (30.96%) JavaScript
4 111 (30.41%) Scrum
5 100 (27.40%) Selenium
6 89 (24.38%) jQuery
7 83 (22.74%) Security Cleared
8 82 (22.47%) CSS
9 79 (21.64%) Finance
10 77 (21.10%) .NET
11 76 (20.82%) Unix
12 73 (20.00%) SQL
12 73 (20.00%) HTML
13 71 (19.45%) Web Development
14 68 (18.63%) Perl
15 65 (17.81%) Cucumber
16 61 (16.71%) OO
17 58 (15.89%) DevOps
18 56 (15.34%) Software Engineering
19 54 (14.79%) SC Cleared
20 52 (14.25%) Visual Studio
21 49 (13.42%) SQL Server
22 48 (13.15%) BDD
23 47 (12.88%) C#
24 46 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
25 37 (10.14%) XML
25 37 (10.14%) MVC
26 36 (9.86%) Unit Testing
27 35 (9.59%) AngularJS
28 33 (9.04%) Configuration Management

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 14 (3.84%) JBoss
1 14 (3.84%) SAS
2 11 (3.01%) Apache
2 11 (3.01%) Confluence
2 11 (3.01%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.74%) FileNet
3 10 (2.74%) IIS
3 10 (2.74%) LiveCycle
4 8 (2.19%) IBM Notes
4 8 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.92%) GeoServer
5 7 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.37%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.10%) CMS
7 4 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.82%) Jetty
8 3 (0.82%) nginx
8 3 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.82%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.92%) Gliffy
3 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) assyst
3 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.93%) SaaS
3 15 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (3.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 14 (3.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 14 (3.84%) Amazon S3
4 14 (3.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 13 (3.56%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (3.56%) PaaS
6 11 (3.01%) Route 53
7 5 (1.37%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) GitHub
9 1 (0.27%) Google Play
9 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.47%) SSL
2 7 (1.92%) Internet
3 6 (1.64%) FTP
3 6 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.37%) DHCP
4 5 (1.37%) DNS
4 5 (1.37%) HTTP
5 4 (1.10%) LDAP
5 4 (1.10%) Network Security
5 4 (1.10%) VPN
6 3 (0.82%) IPsec
7 2 (0.55%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.27%) Skype
8 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 23 (6.30%) NoSQL
4 19 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 13 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.29%) MySQL
9 11 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.74%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.74%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.47%) Couchbase
11 9 (2.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (2.19%) Base SAS
13 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.64%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.64%) Redis
15 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 100 (27.40%) Selenium
2 65 (17.81%) Cucumber
3 52 (14.25%) Visual Studio
4 31 (8.49%) Jenkins
5 29 (7.95%) Git (software)
6 28 (7.67%) JIRA
7 26 (7.12%) Subversion
8 24 (6.58%) JMeter
8 24 (6.58%) MbUnit
8 24 (6.58%) MSTest
8 24 (6.58%) NUnit
9 21 (5.75%) SpecFlow
10 19 (5.21%) Maven
11 18 (4.93%) WebDriver
12 15 (4.11%) JUnit
13 13 (3.56%) Ant
14 12 (3.29%) Eclipse
15 11 (3.01%) DbUnit
15 11 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (3.01%) TeamCity
General
1 79 (21.64%) Finance
2 30 (8.22%) Legal
3 10 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.92%) Banking
5 5 (1.37%) Marketing
6 4 (1.10%) Electronics
6 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.10%) Publishing
7 3 (0.82%) Retail
8 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (43.29%) Developer
2 69 (18.90%) Analyst
3 34 (9.32%) Test Analyst
4 31 (8.49%) Web Developer
5 29 (7.95%) Agile Developer
6 28 (7.67%) Architect
7 26 (7.12%) Java Developer
8 24 (6.58%) Business Analyst
8 24 (6.58%) Perl Developer
9 21 (5.75%) .NET Developer
9 21 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 21 (5.75%) Tester
10 19 (5.21%) Project Manager
10 19 (5.21%) Senior Agile Developer
11 17 (4.66%) Consultant
11 17 (4.66%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (4.11%) Agile Business Analyst
13 14 (3.84%) Website Developer
14 13 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (3.29%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (24.38%) jQuery
2 82 (22.47%) CSS
3 77 (21.10%) .NET
4 73 (20.00%) HTML
5 37 (10.14%) XML
6 35 (9.59%) AngularJS
7 31 (8.49%) WCF
8 29 (7.95%) HTML5
9 28 (7.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (7.67%) KnockoutJS
10 26 (7.12%) CSS3
10 26 (7.12%) REST
11 23 (6.30%) SOAP
12 19 (5.21%) Spring
13 18 (4.93%) Gherkin
14 15 (4.11%) JSF
14 15 (4.11%) Kafka
14 15 (4.11%) RESTful
15 14 (3.84%) Hibernate
15 14 (3.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.19%) CESG
2 8 (2.19%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (1.92%) Public Cloud
3 7 (1.92%) Replication
4 6 (1.64%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.37%) User Experience
6 4 (1.10%) AS400
6 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.82%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.55%) CMDB
8 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.55%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.27%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.27%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 76 (20.82%) Unix
2 25 (6.85%) Linux
3 15 (4.11%) Windows
4 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.27%) Android
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (32.60%) TDD
2 111 (30.41%) Scrum
3 71 (19.45%) Web Development
4 61 (16.71%) OO
5 58 (15.89%) DevOps
6 56 (15.34%) Software Engineering
7 48 (13.15%) BDD
8 46 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (10.14%) MVC
10 36 (9.86%) Unit Testing
11 33 (9.04%) Configuration Management
12 32 (8.77%) Test-First Development
13 28 (7.67%) SDLC
14 24 (6.58%) ATDD
14 24 (6.58%) Waterfall
15 23 (6.30%) ITIL
15 23 (6.30%) Project Management
15 23 (6.30%) Test Automation
16 21 (5.75%) Kanban
16 21 (5.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 115 (31.51%) Java
2 113 (30.96%) JavaScript
3 73 (20.00%) SQL
4 68 (18.63%) Perl
5 47 (12.88%) C#
6 25 (6.85%) TypeScript
7 19 (5.21%) T-SQL
8 12 (3.29%) Scala
9 11 (3.01%) Python
10 10 (2.74%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.19%) PHP
12 7 (1.92%) Go
13 6 (1.64%) ANSI SQL
13 6 (1.64%) C
13 6 (1.64%) VB
14 3 (0.82%) C++
14 3 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.55%) Ruby
16 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 83 (22.74%) Security Cleared
2 54 (14.79%) SC Cleared
3 30 (8.22%) ISEB
4 17 (4.66%) CISSP
5 16 (4.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (3.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (3.01%) DV Cleared
7 11 (3.01%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.47%) CLAS
9 7 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (1.64%) Degree
11 5 (1.37%) BC Cleared
12 4 (1.10%) CISM
13 3 (0.82%) CEH
13 3 (0.82%) CREST Certified
14 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.27%) CBAP
15 1 (0.27%) GIAC
15 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.58%) QA
2 21 (5.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.47%) RMADS
5 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.55%) SDET
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) GPG13
6 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (3.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (1.64%) Xen
3 5 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.55%) Docker
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (5.75%) Ansible
2 15 (4.11%) Terraform
3 14 (3.84%) Puppet
4 11 (3.01%) Fluentd
5 9 (2.47%) Marathon
5 9 (2.47%) Mesos
6 8 (2.19%) Piwik
7 7 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.82%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.55%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.55%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (8.49%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.85%) Oracle
3 10 (2.74%) Adobe
3 10 (2.74%) ILOG
3 10 (2.74%) SAP
3 10 (2.74%) Splunk
4 8 (2.19%) Google
4 8 (2.19%) Lotus
4 8 (2.19%) ServiceNow
4 8 (2.19%) Teradata
5 7 (1.92%) Informatica
5 7 (1.92%) Kofax
5 7 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (1.92%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.64%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.37%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.37%) HP
7 5 (1.37%) VMware
8 4 (1.10%) Cognos
8 4 (1.10%) IBM
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