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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 176 148 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.04% 21.17% 17.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.21% 28.19% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 81 54
Average daily rate £365 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £48.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.55% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
564 525 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 86.64% 75.11% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 316 223
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 12
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.10 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 147 £363 -14.70% 48
West Wales +2 11 £475 +2.70% 3
North Wales +6 1 £375 - 1
Mid Wales - 1 £450 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 168 (42.53%) Scrum
2 163 (41.27%) SQL
3 147 (37.22%) Java
4 135 (34.18%) TDD
5 127 (32.15%) JavaScript
6 111 (28.10%) HTML
7 100 (25.32%) CSS
7 100 (25.32%) jQuery
8 99 (25.06%) OO
9 95 (24.05%) Web Services
10 91 (23.04%) XML
11 90 (22.78%) Software Engineering
12 85 (21.52%) MVC
13 82 (20.76%) C#
14 81 (20.51%) .NET
14 81 (20.51%) SQL Server
15 80 (20.25%) Security Cleared
16 73 (18.48%) SOAP
17 68 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
17 68 (17.22%) Cucumber
18 67 (16.96%) Selenium
19 66 (16.71%) Unit Testing
20 65 (16.46%) Unix
21 63 (15.95%) Git (software)
22 62 (15.70%) RESTful
23 58 (14.68%) MongoDB
23 58 (14.68%) Finance
23 58 (14.68%) Spring
23 58 (14.68%) Subversion
24 57 (14.43%) ASP.NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 33 (8.35%) IIS
2 27 (6.84%) JBoss
2 27 (6.84%) Tomcat
3 26 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (3.80%) Apache
4 15 (3.80%) Confluence
5 12 (3.04%) FileNet
6 10 (2.53%) Mule
7 9 (2.28%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.77%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.77%) Node.js
9 6 (1.52%) LiveCycle
10 5 (1.27%) ArcGIS
10 5 (1.27%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.27%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.01%) CMS
11 4 (1.01%) SAS
11 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.51%) Liferay
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.04%) GitHub
3 8 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.76%) Office 365
5 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.35%) HTTP
2 10 (2.53%) Internet
3 3 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (0.76%) DNS
3 3 (0.76%) Multicast
3 3 (0.76%) NAS
3 3 (0.76%) Network Security
3 3 (0.76%) SAN
3 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.25%) DMZ
4 1 (0.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.25%) SNMP
4 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 58 (14.68%) MongoDB
3 53 (13.42%) NoSQL
4 33 (8.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (7.85%) Redis
6 20 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (3.54%) MySQL
9 14 (3.54%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.04%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.77%) GIS
12 7 (1.77%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.77%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 68 (17.22%) Cucumber
2 67 (16.96%) Selenium
3 63 (15.95%) Git (software)
4 58 (14.68%) Subversion
5 55 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 51 (12.91%) Jenkins
7 40 (10.13%) JIRA
8 28 (7.09%) Visual Studio
9 26 (6.58%) Maven
10 22 (5.57%) Eclipse
10 22 (5.57%) Hudson
11 18 (4.56%) TeamCity
12 13 (3.29%) Ant
13 11 (2.78%) Jasmine
13 11 (2.78%) Spock
14 10 (2.53%) QUnit
14 10 (2.53%) Sinon.JS
15 9 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (2.28%) SpecFlow
16 8 (2.03%) Trac
General
1 58 (14.68%) Finance
2 32 (8.10%) Legal
3 13 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (2.78%) Back Office
5 6 (1.52%) Banking
5 6 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.76%) Games
6 3 (0.76%) Military
7 2 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
8 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 248 (62.78%) Developer
2 78 (19.75%) Java Developer
3 57 (14.43%) .NET Developer
4 52 (13.16%) Analyst
5 48 (12.15%) SQL Developer
6 38 (9.62%) Project Manager
7 28 (7.09%) Test Analyst
8 19 (4.81%) Business Analyst
8 19 (4.81%) Perl Developer
8 19 (4.81%) Tester
9 18 (4.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 17 (4.30%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 17 (4.30%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.05%) Agile Developer
12 15 (3.80%) SQL Server Developer
13 13 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (3.04%) Agile Project Manager
15 11 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (2.78%) C# Developer
15 11 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (28.10%) HTML
2 100 (25.32%) CSS
2 100 (25.32%) jQuery
3 95 (24.05%) Web Services
4 91 (23.04%) XML
5 81 (20.51%) .NET
6 73 (18.48%) SOAP
7 62 (15.70%) RESTful
8 58 (14.68%) Spring
9 57 (14.43%) ASP.NET
10 55 (13.92%) REST
11 47 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (11.65%) Hibernate
13 40 (10.13%) Ajax
14 33 (8.35%) HTML5
15 32 (8.10%) Kafka
15 32 (8.10%) Mojolicious
16 31 (7.85%) .NET Framework
17 28 (7.09%) AngularJS
17 28 (7.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.81%) NHS
2 19 (4.81%) User Experience
3 10 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (2.28%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.77%) N-Tier
5 7 (1.77%) W3C
6 6 (1.52%) Replication
7 4 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.76%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.25%) AS400
9 1 (0.25%) BBC
9 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.46%) Unix
2 30 (7.59%) Linux
3 19 (4.81%) Android
4 18 (4.56%) Windows
5 16 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.01%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (42.53%) Scrum
2 135 (34.18%) TDD
3 99 (25.06%) OO
4 90 (22.78%) Software Engineering
5 85 (21.52%) MVC
6 68 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (16.71%) Unit Testing
8 47 (11.90%) BDD
9 45 (11.39%) OOP
10 35 (8.86%) Project Management
11 33 (8.35%) DevOps
12 31 (7.85%) UML
13 27 (6.84%) SOA
14 25 (6.33%) Software Testing
15 22 (5.57%) Configuration Management
15 22 (5.57%) Web Development
16 20 (5.06%) SDLC
17 19 (4.81%) Business Analysis
17 19 (4.81%) Data Modelling
18 18 (4.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 163 (41.27%) SQL
2 147 (37.22%) Java
3 127 (32.15%) JavaScript
4 82 (20.76%) C#
5 56 (14.18%) Perl
6 39 (9.87%) Scala
7 37 (9.37%) Go
8 33 (8.35%) T-SQL
9 20 (5.06%) PL/SQL
10 16 (4.05%) XPath
11 13 (3.29%) PHP
12 11 (2.78%) Ruby
13 6 (1.52%) ANSI SQL
13 6 (1.52%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.27%) C++
15 4 (1.01%) Python
16 3 (0.76%) BeanShell
16 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.76%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 52 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.80%) Degree
4 13 (3.29%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.78%) ISEB
6 9 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.77%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.76%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.76%) MAPM
9 3 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.25%) HND
11 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (2.78%) QA
3 6 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.76%) P3O
5 2 (0.51%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.01%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.53%) Puppet
3 8 (2.03%) Ansible
4 5 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.51%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.25%) logstash
6 1 (0.25%) yum
6 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.25%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 57 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.09%) Oracle
3 18 (4.56%) Atlassian
4 14 (3.54%) Red Gate
5 7 (1.77%) Splunk
6 6 (1.52%) Adobe
6 6 (1.52%) IBM
6 6 (1.52%) ILOG
6 6 (1.52%) Kofax
6 6 (1.52%) Twitter
7 5 (1.27%) AppDynamics
7 5 (1.27%) Informatica
7 5 (1.27%) Lotus
7 5 (1.27%) New Relic
7 5 (1.27%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.27%) Teradata
8 4 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.76%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.76%) Juniper
South Wales
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wales
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Day Day rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Triad Resourcing
Rate: £NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago
Wales
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago