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 28 September 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
28 Sep 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 202 215 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.84% 24.66% 31.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.41% 30.28% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 161 156
Median daily rate £441 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.62% +10.34%
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
540 710 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 82.44% 81.42% 80.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 519 420
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -26.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £40.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +1 167 £425 +13.33% 48
West Wales 0 27 £500 +42.85% 12
North Wales - 1 £433 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 112 (30.35%) Scrum
2 101 (27.37%) Java
3 99 (26.83%) TDD
4 73 (19.78%) Security Cleared
5 70 (18.97%) BDD
5 70 (18.97%) JavaScript
6 62 (16.80%) Selenium
7 60 (16.26%) Finance
8 53 (14.36%) DevOps
9 52 (14.09%) SQL
9 52 (14.09%) CSS
9 52 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (13.55%) HTML
11 47 (12.74%) SC Cleared
12 45 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
13 42 (11.38%) Web Development
13 42 (11.38%) Jenkins
14 41 (11.11%) Open Source
15 39 (10.57%) Cucumber
16 35 (9.49%) QA
16 35 (9.49%) SQL Server
17 34 (9.21%) Configuration Management
17 34 (9.21%) REST
18 33 (8.94%) .NET
18 33 (8.94%) Relational Database
19 32 (8.67%) Web Services
20 31 (8.40%) Ansible
21 30 (8.13%) Waterfall
21 30 (8.13%) Git (software)
22 29 (7.86%) Software Testing

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 11 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.71%) SAS
3 8 (2.17%) Confluence
4 7 (1.90%) Apache
5 5 (1.36%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.36%) CMS
5 5 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.81%) FileNet
7 3 (0.81%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.81%) IIS
7 3 (0.81%) JBoss
7 3 (0.81%) Jetty
7 3 (0.81%) LiveCycle
7 3 (0.81%) Mongrel
7 3 (0.81%) nginx
7 3 (0.81%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) assyst
4 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.88%) SaaS
3 15 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (4.07%) Amazon S3
3 15 (4.07%) PaaS
4 14 (3.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 14 (3.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 14 (3.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 13 (3.52%) Amazon ELB
6 11 (2.98%) Route 53
7 5 (1.36%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.27%) GitHub
9 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.34%) HTTP
2 9 (2.44%) SSL
3 8 (2.17%) Internet
4 6 (1.63%) FTP
4 6 (1.63%) Network Security
5 5 (1.36%) DHCP
5 5 (1.36%) DNS
5 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.08%) LDAP
6 4 (1.08%) VPN
7 3 (0.81%) IPsec
8 2 (0.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.94%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.34%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 14 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.25%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.98%) MySQL
7 10 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 8 (2.17%) Base SAS
9 8 (2.17%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.17%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.90%) Couchbase
10 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 62 (16.80%) Selenium
2 42 (11.38%) Jenkins
3 39 (10.57%) Cucumber
4 30 (8.13%) Git (software)
5 27 (7.32%) JIRA
6 18 (4.88%) SpecFlow
7 15 (4.07%) Maven
7 15 (4.07%) Subversion
8 13 (3.52%) Visual Studio
9 12 (3.25%) JIRA Agile
10 11 (2.98%) JMeter
10 11 (2.98%) TeamCity
11 10 (2.71%) MSTest
12 9 (2.44%) MbUnit
12 9 (2.44%) NUnit
13 8 (2.17%) HP UFT
13 8 (2.17%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.90%) JUnit
14 7 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.90%) WinRunner
General
1 60 (16.26%) Finance
2 16 (4.34%) Publishing
3 13 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.44%) Marketing
5 8 (2.17%) Legal
6 7 (1.90%) Electronics
6 7 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.81%) Banking
7 3 (0.81%) Retail
8 2 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 126 (34.15%) Developer
2 85 (23.04%) Analyst
3 45 (12.20%) Java Developer
4 34 (9.21%) Business Analyst
5 32 (8.67%) Test Analyst
6 31 (8.40%) Architect
7 18 (4.88%) Consultant
8 17 (4.61%) Scrum Master
9 16 (4.34%) Agile Business Analyst
9 16 (4.34%) Agile Scrum Master
10 15 (4.07%) Agile Coach
10 15 (4.07%) Agile Developer
11 14 (3.79%) QA Analyst
11 14 (3.79%) Technical Architect
12 13 (3.52%) Business Systems Analyst
12 13 (3.52%) Systems Analyst
13 12 (3.25%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.98%) Senior Developer
14 11 (2.98%) Tester
14 11 (2.98%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (14.09%) CSS
2 50 (13.55%) HTML
3 34 (9.21%) REST
4 33 (8.94%) .NET
5 32 (8.67%) Web Services
6 27 (7.32%) jQuery
7 21 (5.69%) Spring
8 20 (5.42%) RESTful
8 20 (5.42%) XML
9 19 (5.15%) Gherkin
9 19 (5.15%) JSON
10 17 (4.61%) HTML5
11 16 (4.34%) AngularJS
11 16 (4.34%) CSS3
11 16 (4.34%) J2EE
12 15 (4.07%) SOAP
13 12 (3.25%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.25%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (3.25%) WCF
14 11 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.23%) User Experience
2 15 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.71%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.71%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.17%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.90%) CESG
5 7 (1.90%) CESG CLAS
5 7 (1.90%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.36%) Informatics
6 5 (1.36%) NHS
7 4 (1.08%) AS400
7 4 (1.08%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.81%) Ergonomics
8 3 (0.81%) Telematics
9 2 (0.54%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.59%) Unix
2 26 (7.05%) Linux
3 13 (3.52%) Windows
4 2 (0.54%) Android
4 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (30.35%) Scrum
2 99 (26.83%) TDD
3 70 (18.97%) BDD
4 53 (14.36%) DevOps
5 52 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (11.38%) Web Development
7 41 (11.11%) Open Source
8 34 (9.21%) Configuration Management
9 30 (8.13%) Waterfall
10 29 (7.86%) Software Engineering
10 29 (7.86%) Software Testing
11 28 (7.59%) Kanban
11 28 (7.59%) Test Automation
12 25 (6.78%) User Stories
13 24 (6.50%) ITIL
13 24 (6.50%) Project Management
13 24 (6.50%) SDLC
14 23 (6.23%) OO
15 22 (5.96%) Business Analysis
15 22 (5.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (27.37%) Java
2 70 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 52 (14.09%) SQL
4 28 (7.59%) Python
5 27 (7.32%) Perl
6 26 (7.05%) C#
7 22 (5.96%) Scala
8 9 (2.44%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.17%) PHP
9 8 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.63%) VB
11 4 (1.08%) Ruby
12 3 (0.81%) C
12 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.27%) C++
13 1 (0.27%) Go
13 1 (0.27%) R
13 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (19.78%) Security Cleared
2 47 (12.74%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.05%) ISEB
4 17 (4.61%) CISSP
5 15 (4.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (3.25%) ISTQB
7 11 (2.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (2.17%) CLAS
9 7 (1.90%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (1.36%) Degree
11 4 (1.08%) CEH
11 4 (1.08%) CISM
11 4 (1.08%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.54%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.54%) CCENT
13 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.49%) QA
2 19 (5.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.44%) RMADS
5 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.27%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (2.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (1.63%) Xen
3 5 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.08%) Docker
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.27%) HDFS
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (8.40%) Ansible
2 15 (4.07%) Terraform
3 11 (2.98%) Fluentd
4 9 (2.44%) Marathon
4 9 (2.44%) Mesos
4 9 (2.44%) Puppet
5 8 (2.17%) Piwik
6 5 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.54%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.27%) Oozie
9 1 (0.27%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (6.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.23%) Oracle
3 15 (4.07%) SAP
4 9 (2.44%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.17%) Cloudera
5 8 (2.17%) Google
5 8 (2.17%) HP
6 5 (1.36%) Cognos
6 5 (1.36%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.36%) VMware
7 4 (1.08%) Guidewire
7 4 (1.08%) IBM
7 4 (1.08%) Informatica
7 4 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.08%) Splunk
7 4 (1.08%) Teradata
8 3 (0.81%) Adobe
8 3 (0.81%) Avaya
8 3 (0.81%) ILOG
8 3 (0.81%) Lotus
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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