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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 80 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.33% 3.70% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.00% 5.20% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 21 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+41.89% +2.77%
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
500 423 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 70.82% 71.21% 67.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 285 241
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £10.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £21.15 £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
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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 +17 57 £373 +35.45% 14
West Wales +7 13 £425 +34.28% 3
North Wales - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
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Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 87 (45.08%) Java
2 60 (31.09%) Scrum
3 55 (28.50%) TDD
4 46 (23.83%) SQL
5 43 (22.28%) Security Cleared
5 43 (22.28%) Scala
5 43 (22.28%) BDD
6 42 (21.76%) Web Services
7 36 (18.65%) SC Cleared
8 32 (16.58%) Spring
9 30 (15.54%) Selenium
10 29 (15.03%) Finance
11 25 (12.95%) OO
12 24 (12.44%) XML
13 22 (11.40%) Configuration Management
14 21 (10.88%) HTML
15 20 (10.36%) jQuery
16 19 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (9.84%) RESTful
16 19 (9.84%) Software Engineering
16 19 (9.84%) .NET
16 19 (9.84%) Oracle
16 19 (9.84%) MongoDB
17 18 (9.33%) XSLT
17 18 (9.33%) E-Commerce
18 17 (8.81%) JavaScript
18 17 (8.81%) Perl
18 17 (8.81%) JIRA
18 17 (8.81%) REST
19 16 (8.29%) Subversion

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 14 (7.25%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (6.22%) FileNet
2 12 (6.22%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.66%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.11%) Apache
4 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.59%) SAS
6 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.04%) Lync
6 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Node.js
7 1 (0.52%) OpenROAD
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.04%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.63%) SaaS
3 5 (2.59%) IaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.11%) 2G
1 6 (3.11%) 3G
1 6 (3.11%) 4G
2 5 (2.59%) HTTP
3 2 (1.04%) SSL
3 2 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.84%) MongoDB
2 12 (6.22%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.66%) CouchDB
4 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.59%) EDRMS
6 4 (2.07%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.07%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.52%) MySQL
9 1 (0.52%) Ingres
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (15.54%) Selenium
2 17 (8.81%) JIRA
3 16 (8.29%) Subversion
3 16 (8.29%) JUnit
4 13 (6.74%) Git (software)
5 12 (6.22%) Maven
6 10 (5.18%) Ant
6 10 (5.18%) Jenkins
6 10 (5.18%) WebDriver
7 9 (4.66%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.15%) SoapUI
8 8 (4.15%) Apache Ivy
9 6 (3.11%) LoadRunner
9 6 (3.11%) Toad
9 6 (3.11%) Jasmine
9 6 (3.11%) eggPlant
10 5 (2.59%) Hudson
11 4 (2.07%) Axure RP
11 4 (2.07%) JBehave
12 3 (1.55%) QUnit
General
1 29 (15.03%) Finance
2 7 (3.63%) Legal
3 6 (3.11%) Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Publishing
5 2 (1.04%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 75 (38.86%) Developer
2 44 (22.80%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.99%) Analyst
4 18 (9.33%) Project Manager
4 18 (9.33%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.77%) Architect
6 14 (7.25%) .NET Developer
7 12 (6.22%) Agile Business Analyst
7 12 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.70%) Perl Developer
9 10 (5.18%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.66%) Scala Developer
10 9 (4.66%) Junior
10 9 (4.66%) Junior .NET Developer
10 9 (4.66%) Junior Developer
10 9 (4.66%) Junior Java Developer
11 8 (4.15%) Agile Coach
12 7 (3.63%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.11%) ScrumMaster
13 6 (3.11%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.76%) Web Services
2 32 (16.58%) Spring
3 24 (12.44%) XML
4 21 (10.88%) HTML
5 20 (10.36%) jQuery
6 19 (9.84%) RESTful
6 19 (9.84%) .NET
7 18 (9.33%) XSLT
8 17 (8.81%) REST
9 14 (7.25%) Struts
9 14 (7.25%) J2EE
9 14 (7.25%) Java SE
10 12 (6.22%) MyBatis
10 12 (6.22%) Play Framework
11 11 (5.70%) Mojolicious
11 11 (5.70%) Akka
11 11 (5.70%) Hibernate
11 11 (5.70%) Ajax
12 9 (4.66%) CSS
12 9 (4.66%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.25%) Open Source
2 9 (4.66%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.11%) Handset
4 5 (2.59%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.07%) Statistics
6 3 (1.55%) Economics
6 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.04%) Psychology
7 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.04%) W3C
8 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.25%) Linux
2 11 (5.70%) UNIX
3 5 (2.59%) CentOS
3 5 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.04%) Android
4 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.52%) AIX
5 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.09%) Scrum
2 55 (28.50%) TDD
3 43 (22.28%) BDD
4 25 (12.95%) OO
5 22 (11.40%) Configuration Management
6 19 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (9.84%) Software Engineering
7 18 (9.33%) E-Commerce
8 15 (7.77%) SOA
8 15 (7.77%) Project Management
9 14 (7.25%) Web Development
9 14 (7.25%) Test Automation
9 14 (7.25%) Kanban
9 14 (7.25%) User Stories
9 14 (7.25%) DevOps
10 13 (6.74%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.22%) Pair Programming
12 11 (5.70%) Workflow
12 11 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.18%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 87 (45.08%) Java
2 46 (23.83%) SQL
3 43 (22.28%) Scala
4 17 (8.81%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.81%) Perl
5 15 (7.77%) Python
6 12 (6.22%) Ruby
7 11 (5.70%) PHP
8 7 (3.63%) C#
9 5 (2.59%) XPath
10 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.55%) Groovy
11 2 (1.04%) XQuery
12 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.52%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (22.28%) Security Cleared
2 36 (18.65%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.22%) Degree
4 5 (2.59%) ISEB
4 5 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.07%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.04%) MAPM
7 2 (1.04%) PMP
8 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.74%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) P3O
Systems Management
1 12 (6.22%) Puppet
2 11 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (3.11%) Nagios
5 5 (2.59%) StatsD
5 5 (2.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (9.84%) Oracle
2 14 (7.25%) IBM
3 8 (4.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.15%) HP
4 6 (3.11%) Sun
4 6 (3.11%) Apple
5 5 (2.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.52%) SAP
South Wales
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day 6mths rolling contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £500 - £540 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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Posted: 14 days ago