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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
UK / Wales
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 199 162 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.54% 27.98% 20.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.17% 32.93% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 126 84
Median daily rate £420 £339 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.98% -24.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £403 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.80%

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
508 492 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.51% 84.97% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 368 319
Median daily rate £400 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 18
Median hourly rate £28.75 £47.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% +110.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £13.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 0 135 £416 +28.07% 23
West Wales 0 43 £425 -15.00% 9
North Wales 0 8 £370 -1.33% 4
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 229 (49.14%) Java
2 171 (36.70%) Scrum
3 129 (27.68%) Security Cleared
4 124 (26.61%) TDD
5 103 (22.10%) SC Cleared
6 94 (20.17%) Relational Database
7 93 (19.96%) BDD
8 83 (17.81%) Software Engineering
9 82 (17.60%) Jenkins
10 77 (16.52%) HTML
11 76 (16.31%) JavaScript
11 76 (16.31%) JSON
12 74 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
12 74 (15.88%) REST
12 74 (15.88%) SQL
13 68 (14.59%) Web Services
14 66 (14.16%) CSS
14 66 (14.16%) Open Source
15 62 (13.30%) Amazon AWS
15 62 (13.30%) Linux
16 60 (12.88%) Finance
17 57 (12.23%) Cucumber
18 54 (11.59%) RESTful
19 52 (11.16%) Selenium
20 50 (10.73%) QA
20 50 (10.73%) Ansible
21 49 (10.52%) Mentoring
22 48 (10.30%) Kanban
22 48 (10.30%) Python
22 48 (10.30%) 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 30 (6.44%) WebLogic
2 22 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.43%) Apache
3 16 (3.43%) Apache Spark
4 14 (3.00%) Confluence
5 9 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (1.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.29%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.86%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.86%) Liferay
9 3 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.64%) JBoss
9 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.43%) Tornado
11 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.21%) CMS
11 1 (0.21%) Luigi
11 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) MS Office
2 1 (0.21%) MS Project
2 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (4.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 62 (13.30%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.93%) PaaS
4 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.43%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.80%) HTTP
2 3 (0.64%) Network Security
3 2 (0.43%) Firewall
3 2 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.17%) Relational Database
2 39 (8.37%) MongoDB
3 29 (6.22%) SQL Server
4 25 (5.36%) Hadoop
5 21 (4.51%) Big Data
6 20 (4.29%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.65%) Neo4j
8 14 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.93%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.07%) Event Store
12 5 (1.07%) GIS
12 5 (1.07%) HBase
13 4 (0.86%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.86%) MySQL
14 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (17.60%) Jenkins
2 57 (12.23%) Cucumber
3 52 (11.16%) Selenium
4 34 (7.30%) JUnit
5 26 (5.58%) JIRA
6 24 (5.15%) JBehave
7 22 (4.72%) Git (software)
8 17 (3.65%) Maven
9 12 (2.58%) NUnit
9 12 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (2.36%) JIRA Agile
10 11 (2.36%) SpecFlow
11 10 (2.15%) SoapUI
12 9 (1.93%) MSTest
13 8 (1.72%) JMeter
14 7 (1.50%) LoadRunner
14 7 (1.50%) MSBuild
14 7 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (1.29%) Rational Performance Tester
16 5 (1.07%) HP UFT
General
1 60 (12.88%) Finance
2 25 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.15%) Marketing
4 21 (4.51%) Electronics
4 21 (4.51%) Manufacturing
5 20 (4.29%) Publishing
6 3 (0.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.21%) Back Office
7 1 (0.21%) Billing
7 1 (0.21%) Military
7 1 (0.21%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 246 (52.79%) Developer
2 131 (28.11%) Java Developer
3 67 (14.38%) Analyst
4 36 (7.73%) Business Analyst
5 30 (6.44%) Software Engineer
6 29 (6.22%) Agile Developer
6 29 (6.22%) Java Engineer
7 28 (6.01%) Agile Java Developer
7 28 (6.01%) Senior Developer
8 27 (5.79%) Architect
9 22 (4.72%) Cloud Developer
9 22 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (4.29%) Applications Developer
11 19 (4.08%) Scala Developer
12 18 (3.86%) Scrum Master
13 16 (3.43%) Agile Scrum Master
13 16 (3.43%) Test Analyst
14 15 (3.22%) Agile Coach
14 15 (3.22%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 13 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (16.52%) HTML
2 76 (16.31%) JSON
3 74 (15.88%) REST
4 68 (14.59%) Web Services
5 66 (14.16%) CSS
6 54 (11.59%) RESTful
7 46 (9.87%) Spring
8 37 (7.94%) Dropwizard
9 29 (6.22%) XML
10 22 (4.72%) .NET
10 22 (4.72%) AngularJS
11 19 (4.08%) Spring Boot
12 18 (3.86%) Kafka
13 17 (3.65%) Hibernate
13 17 (3.65%) jQuery
14 15 (3.22%) HTML5
15 14 (3.00%) ASP.NET
16 13 (2.79%) iXBRL
16 13 (2.79%) JAX-RS
17 12 (2.58%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.44%) User Experience
3 11 (2.36%) Algorithms
4 10 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.93%) Fintech
5 9 (1.93%) NHS
6 8 (1.72%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.50%) Clustering
7 7 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.50%) PKI
8 6 (1.29%) Informatics
9 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.86%) PMI
10 4 (0.86%) W3C
11 3 (0.64%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.64%) Telematics
12 2 (0.43%) AS400
12 2 (0.43%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (13.30%) Linux
2 43 (9.23%) Unix
3 36 (7.73%) Windows
4 12 (2.58%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.50%) AIX
5 7 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.86%) Android
8 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (36.70%) Scrum
2 124 (26.61%) TDD
3 93 (19.96%) BDD
4 83 (17.81%) Software Engineering
5 74 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (14.16%) Open Source
7 49 (10.52%) Mentoring
8 48 (10.30%) Configuration Management
8 48 (10.30%) Kanban
9 46 (9.87%) DevOps
10 44 (9.44%) Domain-Driven Design
11 43 (9.23%) Software Delivery
12 38 (8.15%) Web Development
13 37 (7.94%) Microservices
14 36 (7.73%) Business Analysis
14 36 (7.73%) Waterfall
15 35 (7.51%) Automated Testing
16 32 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (6.01%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 229 (49.14%) Java
2 76 (16.31%) JavaScript
3 74 (15.88%) SQL
4 48 (10.30%) Python
5 34 (7.30%) Scala
6 21 (4.51%) Go
7 16 (3.43%) C#
8 12 (2.58%) Ruby
9 8 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.07%) C
11 4 (0.86%) Groovy
12 3 (0.64%) PHP
12 3 (0.64%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.43%) C++
13 2 (0.43%) R
13 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.21%) VB
14 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 129 (27.68%) Security Cleared
2 103 (22.10%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.79%) Degree
4 12 (2.58%) ISEB
5 10 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.86%) PMP
8 3 (0.64%) CISSP
8 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.43%) CCENT
9 2 (0.43%) CCNA
9 2 (0.43%) CCNP
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.21%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.21%) CLAS
10 1 (0.21%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.73%) QA
2 16 (3.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) P3O
4 1 (0.21%) WAI
4 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.50%) Hyper-V
1 7 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (1.50%) PowerHA
2 6 (1.29%) Docker
3 4 (0.86%) HDFS
4 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 50 (10.73%) Ansible
2 13 (2.79%) Puppet
3 9 (1.93%) Zenoss
4 8 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 8 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (1.50%) Nessus
5 7 (1.50%) Packer
5 7 (1.50%) Rundeck
5 7 (1.50%) SCCM
5 7 (1.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.86%) Oozie
6 4 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.21%) Ambari
8 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (7.94%) Oracle
2 31 (6.65%) SAP
3 22 (4.72%) Cloudera
4 21 (4.51%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.72%) HP
5 8 (1.72%) IBM
5 8 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.72%) VMware
6 7 (1.50%) ServiceNow
6 7 (1.50%) Sonatype
6 7 (1.50%) Symantec
7 6 (1.29%) Teradata
8 5 (1.07%) Splunk
9 3 (0.64%) Cognos
9 3 (0.64%) ESRI
9 3 (0.64%) Siebel
9 3 (0.64%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.43%) Cisco
10 2 (0.43%) Intel Security
10 2 (0.43%) LogRhythm
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