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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 270 201 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.85% 29.22% 33.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.96% 36.88% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 168 149
Median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £452 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £46.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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
693 545 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 84.31% 79.22% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 419 380
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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
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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 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 0 176 £450 +28.57% 26
West Wales +8 68 £475 -5.00% 6
North Wales - 6 £370 - 2
Agile Software Development
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Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 203 (44.32%) Java
2 165 (36.03%) Scrum
3 128 (27.95%) TDD
4 122 (26.64%) Security Cleared
5 97 (21.18%) BDD
6 94 (20.52%) SC Cleared
7 90 (19.65%) Jenkins
8 83 (18.12%) Relational Database
9 82 (17.90%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (17.25%) JavaScript
11 76 (16.59%) REST
12 74 (16.16%) SQL
13 71 (15.50%) HTML
14 70 (15.28%) Finance
15 67 (14.63%) Open Source
15 67 (14.63%) JSON
15 67 (14.63%) Selenium
16 66 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
16 66 (14.41%) CSS
17 63 (13.76%) DevOps
18 62 (13.54%) Web Services
19 60 (13.10%) Linux
20 59 (12.88%) Software Engineering
21 58 (12.66%) Configuration Management
22 55 (12.01%) Cucumber
22 55 (12.01%) Kanban
23 54 (11.79%) Ansible
24 53 (11.57%) QA
25 49 (10.70%) RESTful
26 46 (10.04%) Unix

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 28 (6.11%) WebLogic
2 21 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.49%) Apache
4 14 (3.06%) Confluence
5 10 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.97%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.97%) SAS
7 7 (1.53%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.87%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.87%) Liferay
8 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.66%) JBoss
10 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.22%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.22%) Luigi
11 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.66%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (5.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 66 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.80%) PaaS
3 15 (3.28%) SaaS
4 10 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.44%) Route 53
6 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.22%) GitHub
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.64%) HTTP
2 6 (1.31%) Network Security
3 4 (0.87%) Internet
4 2 (0.44%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (18.12%) Relational Database
2 37 (8.08%) MongoDB
3 35 (7.64%) SQL Server
4 22 (4.80%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.06%) Big Data
5 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.62%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.40%) Neo4j
9 9 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (1.53%) Base SAS
11 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.31%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.09%) Event Store
13 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 90 (19.65%) Jenkins
2 67 (14.63%) Selenium
3 55 (12.01%) Cucumber
4 34 (7.42%) JUnit
5 30 (6.55%) JIRA
6 29 (6.33%) Git (software)
7 24 (5.24%) JBehave
8 17 (3.71%) Maven
9 16 (3.49%) SpecFlow
10 14 (3.06%) JMeter
11 12 (2.62%) JIRA Agile
12 11 (2.40%) HP UFT
13 10 (2.18%) NUnit
13 10 (2.18%) WinRunner
14 9 (1.97%) SoapUI
14 9 (1.97%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.97%) Visual Studio
15 8 (1.75%) Mercurial
16 7 (1.53%) LoadRunner
16 7 (1.53%) MSTest
General
1 70 (15.28%) Finance
2 28 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.68%) Marketing
4 23 (5.02%) Electronics
4 23 (5.02%) Manufacturing
5 20 (4.37%) Publishing
6 4 (0.87%) Retail
7 2 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Back Office
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 221 (48.25%) Developer
2 113 (24.67%) Java Developer
3 75 (16.38%) Analyst
4 38 (8.30%) Architect
5 34 (7.42%) Business Analyst
6 27 (5.90%) Agile Developer
7 25 (5.46%) Senior Developer
7 25 (5.46%) Test Analyst
8 24 (5.24%) Agile Java Developer
9 22 (4.80%) Cloud Developer
10 20 (4.37%) Applications Developer
10 20 (4.37%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (3.93%) Java Engineer
11 18 (3.93%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.71%) Scrum Master
13 16 (3.49%) Agile Scrum Master
13 16 (3.49%) Scala Developer
13 16 (3.49%) Technical Architect
14 15 (3.28%) Agile Coach
15 14 (3.06%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (16.59%) REST
2 71 (15.50%) HTML
3 67 (14.63%) JSON
4 66 (14.41%) CSS
5 62 (13.54%) Web Services
6 49 (10.70%) RESTful
7 32 (6.99%) Spring
8 27 (5.90%) Dropwizard
8 27 (5.90%) XML
9 24 (5.24%) AngularJS
10 22 (4.80%) .NET
11 20 (4.37%) HTML5
12 17 (3.71%) Gherkin
12 17 (3.71%) jQuery
13 16 (3.49%) CSS3
14 13 (2.84%) ASP.NET
15 11 (2.40%) J2EE
15 11 (2.40%) Kafka
15 11 (2.40%) Node.js
15 11 (2.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.55%) User Experience
3 9 (1.97%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.75%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.53%) Clustering
5 7 (1.53%) PKI
6 6 (1.31%) NHS
6 6 (1.31%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.09%) AS400
7 5 (1.09%) Informatics
8 4 (0.87%) Cryptography
8 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.87%) W3C
9 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.66%) CESG
9 3 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (0.66%) Ergonomics
9 3 (0.66%) Fintech
9 3 (0.66%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.10%) Linux
2 46 (10.04%) Unix
3 41 (8.95%) Windows
4 8 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.53%) AIX
5 7 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.31%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.87%) Android
8 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (36.03%) Scrum
2 128 (27.95%) TDD
3 97 (21.18%) BDD
4 82 (17.90%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (14.63%) Open Source
6 63 (13.76%) DevOps
7 59 (12.88%) Software Engineering
8 58 (12.66%) Configuration Management
9 55 (12.01%) Kanban
10 44 (9.61%) Domain-Driven Design
11 43 (9.39%) Web Development
12 39 (8.52%) Software Delivery
12 39 (8.52%) Waterfall
13 38 (8.30%) Automated Testing
14 31 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (6.77%) OWASP
15 30 (6.55%) Project Management
15 30 (6.55%) Secure Coding
16 28 (6.11%) Mentoring
17 27 (5.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 203 (44.32%) Java
2 79 (17.25%) JavaScript
3 74 (16.16%) SQL
4 38 (8.30%) Python
5 37 (8.08%) Scala
6 23 (5.02%) C#
7 16 (3.49%) Go
8 11 (2.40%) Ruby
9 8 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.75%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.09%) C
11 4 (0.87%) Groovy
11 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.66%) PHP
12 3 (0.66%) VB
13 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.22%) Perl
14 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.22%) R
14 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 122 (26.64%) Security Cleared
2 94 (20.52%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.24%) ISEB
4 13 (2.84%) Degree
5 11 (2.40%) CISSP
5 11 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.31%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.87%) CEH
8 4 (0.87%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.66%) CLAS
10 2 (0.44%) CCENT
10 2 (0.44%) CCNA
10 2 (0.44%) CCNP
10 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.57%) QA
2 17 (3.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) RMADS
5 1 (0.22%) P3O
5 1 (0.22%) WAI
5 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (1.75%) Docker
2 7 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.53%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (1.53%) PowerHA
3 3 (0.66%) HDFS
4 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Xen
5 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 54 (11.79%) Ansible
2 16 (3.49%) Puppet
3 9 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.97%) Tivoli
3 9 (1.97%) Zenoss
4 8 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (1.53%) Nessus
5 7 (1.53%) Packer
5 7 (1.53%) Rundeck
5 7 (1.53%) SCCM
5 7 (1.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.66%) Terraform
8 2 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.44%) Oozie
9 1 (0.22%) Ambari
9 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.22%) Mesos
9 1 (0.22%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 35 (7.64%) Oracle
2 29 (6.33%) SAP
3 15 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.62%) Cloudera
4 12 (2.62%) HP
5 10 (2.18%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.97%) IBM
7 8 (1.75%) VMware
8 7 (1.53%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.53%) Sonatype
8 7 (1.53%) Symantec
9 5 (1.09%) Cognos
9 5 (1.09%) Splunk
9 5 (1.09%) Teradata
10 4 (0.87%) Guidewire
10 4 (0.87%) Informatica
10 4 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.66%) Siebel
11 3 (0.66%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.44%) Cisco
Wales
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago