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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 184 171 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.97% 19.24% 23.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.25% 24.32% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 124 109
Median daily rate £430 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
494 703 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.46% 79.08% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 492 387
Median daily rate £415 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £22.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 £38.80 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +2 158 £425 +13.33% 36
West Wales +1 13 £550 +51.72% 5
North Wales - 1 £433 - 1
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 113 (31.83%) TDD
2 108 (30.42%) Scrum
3 107 (30.14%) Java
4 91 (25.63%) JavaScript
5 86 (24.23%) Selenium
6 71 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 70 (19.72%) BDD
8 66 (18.59%) CSS
8 66 (18.59%) Finance
9 65 (18.31%) .NET
10 64 (18.03%) Web Development
11 59 (16.62%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (16.34%) HTML
13 57 (16.06%) Cucumber
14 54 (15.21%) jQuery
15 53 (14.93%) DevOps
16 52 (14.65%) SQL
17 45 (12.68%) SC Cleared
18 40 (11.27%) C#
18 40 (11.27%) Visual Studio
19 39 (10.99%) Unix
20 38 (10.70%) Perl
21 36 (10.14%) SQL Server
22 34 (9.58%) OO
22 34 (9.58%) Test Automation
22 34 (9.58%) QA
23 33 (9.30%) Kanban
24 32 (9.01%) Unit Testing
24 32 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
24 32 (9.01%) Jenkins

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 10 (2.82%) SAS
2 7 (1.97%) JBoss
2 7 (1.97%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.41%) Apache
3 5 (1.41%) Confluence
3 5 (1.41%) IBM Notes
3 5 (1.41%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.13%) CMS
4 4 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.85%) FileNet
5 3 (0.85%) IIS
5 3 (0.85%) Jetty
5 3 (0.85%) LiveCycle
5 3 (0.85%) nginx
5 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) assyst
4 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.07%) SaaS
3 15 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (3.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 14 (3.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 14 (3.94%) Amazon S3
4 14 (3.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 13 (3.66%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (3.66%) PaaS
6 11 (3.10%) Route 53
7 5 (1.41%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.28%) GitHub
9 1 (0.28%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.94%) HTTP
2 9 (2.54%) SSL
3 8 (2.25%) Internet
4 6 (1.69%) FTP
4 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.41%) DHCP
5 5 (1.41%) DNS
5 5 (1.41%) Network Security
6 4 (1.13%) LDAP
6 4 (1.13%) VPN
7 3 (0.85%) IPsec
8 2 (0.56%) Firewall
8 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.92%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (3.66%) MySQL
4 13 (3.66%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.38%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 8 (2.25%) Base SAS
7 8 (2.25%) Couchbase
7 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.13%) Star Schema
11 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 86 (24.23%) Selenium
2 57 (16.06%) Cucumber
3 40 (11.27%) Visual Studio
4 32 (9.01%) Jenkins
5 31 (8.73%) SpecFlow
6 26 (7.32%) JMeter
7 22 (6.20%) Git (software)
8 21 (5.92%) JIRA
8 21 (5.92%) MSTest
9 20 (5.63%) MbUnit
9 20 (5.63%) NUnit
10 18 (5.07%) WebDriver
11 16 (4.51%) Subversion
12 12 (3.38%) TeamCity
13 10 (2.82%) Maven
14 7 (1.97%) HP UFT
14 7 (1.97%) JUnit
14 7 (1.97%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.97%) WinRunner
General
1 66 (18.59%) Finance
2 17 (4.79%) Legal
2 17 (4.79%) Publishing
3 11 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.25%) Marketing
5 6 (1.69%) Electronics
5 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.85%) Banking
6 3 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Billing
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 128 (36.06%) Developer
2 86 (24.23%) Analyst
3 38 (10.70%) Test Analyst
4 35 (9.86%) Java Developer
5 28 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 27 (7.61%) Agile Developer
6 27 (7.61%) Architect
7 21 (5.92%) Web Developer
8 20 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 20 (5.63%) Tester
9 17 (4.79%) Consultant
10 16 (4.51%) Senior Agile Developer
11 15 (4.23%) .NET Developer
12 14 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
12 14 (3.94%) Business Systems Analyst
12 14 (3.94%) Systems Analyst
13 12 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (3.38%) QA Analyst
13 12 (3.38%) Technical Architect
14 11 (3.10%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.59%) CSS
2 65 (18.31%) .NET
3 58 (16.34%) HTML
4 54 (15.21%) jQuery
5 27 (7.61%) HTML5
6 26 (7.32%) CSS3
6 26 (7.32%) REST
7 25 (7.04%) AngularJS
8 24 (6.76%) KnockoutJS
8 24 (6.76%) WCF
9 23 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (6.20%) XML
11 20 (5.63%) Gherkin
11 20 (5.63%) Web Services
12 17 (4.79%) SOAP
13 15 (4.23%) JSON
14 13 (3.66%) ASP.NET
14 13 (3.66%) J2EE
15 12 (3.38%) Spring
16 10 (2.82%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.20%) User Experience
2 14 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.54%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.97%) CESG
4 7 (1.97%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (1.97%) Public Cloud
5 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.13%) AS400
6 4 (1.13%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.13%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.85%) Ergonomics
7 3 (0.85%) Telematics
7 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.28%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.28%) iPad
8 1 (0.28%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.99%) Unix
2 23 (6.48%) Linux
3 12 (3.38%) Windows
4 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.28%) Android
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (31.83%) TDD
2 108 (30.42%) Scrum
3 70 (19.72%) BDD
4 64 (18.03%) Web Development
5 59 (16.62%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (14.93%) DevOps
7 34 (9.58%) OO
7 34 (9.58%) Test Automation
8 33 (9.30%) Kanban
9 32 (9.01%) MVC
9 32 (9.01%) Software Engineering
9 32 (9.01%) Unit Testing
10 31 (8.73%) Configuration Management
11 28 (7.89%) Test-First Development
11 28 (7.89%) User Stories
12 27 (7.61%) SDLC
13 26 (7.32%) Open Source
14 25 (7.04%) Waterfall
15 22 (6.20%) Software Testing
16 20 (5.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 107 (30.14%) Java
2 91 (25.63%) JavaScript
3 52 (14.65%) SQL
4 40 (11.27%) C#
5 38 (10.70%) Perl
6 20 (5.63%) TypeScript
7 11 (3.10%) Python
8 9 (2.54%) PHP
8 9 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.25%) Scala
10 6 (1.69%) C
10 6 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.69%) VB
11 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.56%) C++
12 2 (0.56%) Go
12 2 (0.56%) Ruby
13 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 32 (9.01%) ISEB
4 17 (4.79%) CISSP
5 15 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (3.66%) ISTQB
7 12 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (2.25%) CLAS
9 7 (1.97%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (1.69%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.13%) CEH
11 4 (1.13%) CISM
11 4 (1.13%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.56%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.56%) CCENT
12 2 (0.56%) CCNP
12 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.56%) Degree
12 2 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.58%) QA
2 21 (5.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.54%) RMADS
5 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.56%) SDET
6 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.28%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (3.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (1.69%) Xen
3 5 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.56%) Docker
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (7.61%) Ansible
2 15 (4.23%) Terraform
3 11 (3.10%) Fluentd
3 11 (3.10%) Puppet
4 9 (2.54%) Marathon
4 9 (2.54%) Mesos
5 8 (2.25%) Piwik
6 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.56%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.56%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.28%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (6.20%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.07%) Oracle
3 13 (3.66%) SAP
4 9 (2.54%) Google
5 8 (2.25%) ServiceNow
6 7 (1.97%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.97%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.41%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.41%) HP
7 5 (1.41%) Lotus
7 5 (1.41%) VMware
8 4 (1.13%) Cognos
8 4 (1.13%) IBM
9 3 (0.85%) Guidewire
9 3 (0.85%) ILOG
9 3 (0.85%) Informatica
9 3 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.85%) Splunk
9 3 (0.85%) Teradata
9 3 (0.85%) Zend
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
FPSG Connect
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago