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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 178 182 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.80% 24.36% 11.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.61% 31.54% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 117 50
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£388 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £686
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
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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
695 577 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.31% 77.24% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 391 263
Average daily rate £355 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.65 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £19.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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
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 3 August 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 -1 116 £388 -3.12% 39
West Wales -2 34 £423 -6.11% 2
Mid Wales - 2 £408 - 1
Agile Software Development
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Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 180 (42.35%) Scrum
2 146 (34.35%) Security Cleared
3 126 (29.65%) SC Cleared
4 106 (24.94%) Java
4 106 (24.94%) SQL Server
5 99 (23.29%) SQL
6 91 (21.41%) TDD
7 90 (21.18%) .NET
8 72 (16.94%) Microsoft
9 65 (15.29%) C#
10 63 (14.82%) BDD
11 62 (14.59%) Web Services
11 62 (14.59%) Finance
12 57 (13.41%) XML
13 54 (12.71%) .NET Framework
14 51 (12.00%) SOAP
15 49 (11.53%) Oracle
16 48 (11.29%) HTML
17 47 (11.06%) User Stories
18 46 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server
19 45 (10.59%) Unit Testing
19 45 (10.59%) Windows
20 44 (10.35%) Visual Studio
20 44 (10.35%) REST
21 43 (10.12%) ISEB
22 42 (9.88%) Linux
23 40 (9.41%) MVC
23 40 (9.41%) CSS
23 40 (9.41%) Project Management
23 40 (9.41%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 26 (6.12%) IIS
2 24 (5.65%) JBoss
3 21 (4.94%) Tomcat
4 19 (4.47%) Confluence
5 15 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.12%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.41%) Apache
8 6 (1.41%) ArcGIS
9 5 (1.18%) FileNet
9 5 (1.18%) ArcSDE
10 4 (0.94%) nginx
10 4 (0.94%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.71%) OpenROAD
11 3 (0.71%) CMS
11 3 (0.71%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.47%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.12%) MS Project
3 7 (1.65%) MS Office
4 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.82%) GitHub
3 4 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.71%) Office 365
5 2 (0.47%) SaaS
5 2 (0.47%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.35%) HTTP
2 4 (0.94%) DNS
2 4 (0.94%) Internet
2 4 (0.94%) DHCP
3 2 (0.47%) SSL
3 2 (0.47%) IPv4
3 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.24%) Firewall
4 1 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.24%) Skype
4 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (24.94%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 26 (6.12%) MySQL
4 23 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 20 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (3.76%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.12%) Firebird
9 9 (2.12%) DB2
10 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.88%) SQLPlus
10 8 (1.88%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.65%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.65%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.65%) Ingres
12 6 (1.41%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 46 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (10.35%) Visual Studio
3 37 (8.71%) JIRA
4 34 (8.00%) Selenium
5 33 (7.76%) Subversion
5 33 (7.76%) Jenkins
6 28 (6.59%) JMeter
7 27 (6.35%) Cucumber
8 19 (4.47%) Eclipse
9 16 (3.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 15 (3.53%) Axure RP
11 14 (3.29%) SpecFlow
11 14 (3.29%) Git (software)
12 13 (3.06%) JUnit
12 13 (3.06%) Maven
12 13 (3.06%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.88%) SoapUI
13 8 (1.88%) TestNG
13 8 (1.88%) Toad
13 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 62 (14.59%) Finance
2 15 (3.53%) Back Office
3 13 (3.06%) Legal
4 10 (2.35%) Marketing
5 3 (0.71%) Banking
6 1 (0.24%) Retail
6 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 156 (36.71%) Developer
2 94 (22.12%) Analyst
3 68 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 42 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 39 (9.18%) .NET Developer
6 38 (8.94%) Tester
7 34 (8.00%) Project Manager
8 27 (6.35%) Architect
9 23 (5.41%) Test Analyst
10 20 (4.71%) SQL Developer
11 18 (4.24%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
13 13 (3.06%) AWS Developer
14 12 (2.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
15 11 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.59%) Agile Coach
15 11 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
16 10 (2.35%) Software Developer
16 10 (2.35%) Service Manager
16 10 (2.35%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (21.18%) .NET
2 62 (14.59%) Web Services
3 57 (13.41%) XML
4 54 (12.71%) .NET Framework
5 51 (12.00%) SOAP
6 48 (11.29%) HTML
7 44 (10.35%) REST
8 40 (9.41%) CSS
9 37 (8.71%) ASP.NET
10 32 (7.53%) Spring
10 32 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (7.29%) jQuery
11 31 (7.29%) Hibernate
12 23 (5.41%) HTML5
12 23 (5.41%) RESTful
13 17 (4.00%) CSS3
14 16 (3.76%) Java SE
15 14 (3.29%) Entity Framework
15 14 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (3.06%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.41%) User Experience
2 18 (4.24%) NHS
2 18 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.29%) Mainframe
3 14 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.06%) GIS
5 8 (1.88%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.41%) Taxonomies
7 5 (1.18%) RMADS
7 5 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.94%) Human Factors
8 4 (0.94%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.71%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.71%) IVR
10 2 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.24%) Social Media
11 1 (0.24%) SCADA
11 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.59%) Windows
2 42 (9.88%) Linux
3 34 (8.00%) UNIX
4 8 (1.88%) AIX
5 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.47%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (42.35%) Scrum
2 91 (21.41%) TDD
3 63 (14.82%) BDD
4 47 (11.06%) User Stories
5 45 (10.59%) Unit Testing
6 40 (9.41%) Project Management
6 40 (9.41%) MVC
7 38 (8.94%) PRINCE2
7 38 (8.94%) Test Scripting
8 37 (8.71%) Use Case
9 35 (8.24%) Software Engineering
10 33 (7.76%) Business Analysis
11 30 (7.06%) OO
12 28 (6.59%) Migration
12 28 (6.59%) Open Source
12 28 (6.59%) DevOps
13 25 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (5.65%) SOA
14 24 (5.65%) ETL
15 23 (5.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (24.94%) Java
2 99 (23.29%) SQL
3 65 (15.29%) C#
4 28 (6.59%) Perl
4 28 (6.59%) Scala
5 26 (6.12%) PL/SQL
6 23 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 18 (4.24%) Ruby
8 7 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.41%) Python
9 6 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.41%) PHP
10 5 (1.18%) C
10 5 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.71%) BeanShell
11 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.71%) Delphi
12 1 (0.24%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.24%) Groovy
12 1 (0.24%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 146 (34.35%) Security Cleared
2 126 (29.65%) SC Cleared
3 43 (10.12%) ISEB
4 21 (4.94%) Degree
4 21 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.29%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (2.82%) MCDBA
7 10 (2.35%) MCITP
8 9 (2.12%) MCTS
8 9 (2.12%) MCPD
8 9 (2.12%) MCAD
8 9 (2.12%) MCSD
9 7 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.65%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.18%) CISSP
11 4 (0.94%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.47%) PMP
12 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.65%) QA
2 7 (1.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) HL7
3 2 (0.47%) P3O
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.94%) vSphere
3 2 (0.47%) vCloud
4 1 (0.24%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (3.06%) Puppet
2 12 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.41%) Ansible
4 4 (0.94%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.47%) Salt
6 1 (0.24%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.24%) SELinux
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.24%) SCOM
6 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.53%) Oracle
3 9 (2.12%) Red Hat
4 8 (1.88%) PayPal
4 8 (1.88%) WorldPay
5 6 (1.41%) VMware
6 5 (1.18%) ESRI
6 5 (1.18%) Twitter
7 4 (0.94%) Google
8 3 (0.71%) OpenText
8 3 (0.71%) Avaya
8 3 (0.71%) Lotus
9 2 (0.47%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.47%) SAP
9 2 (0.47%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.47%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.47%) IBM
10 1 (0.24%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.24%) hybris
10 1 (0.24%) Casewise
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