The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 16.67% 1.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.69% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £317 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
Agile Software Development
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 41 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 80.56% 78.85% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 19
Average daily rate £450 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £228 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Wales region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Swansea +5 12 £425 +34.28% 2
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 32 (57.14%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) Scala
3 21 (37.50%) TDD
4 19 (33.93%) BDD
5 16 (28.57%) Scrum
6 13 (23.21%) Web Development
7 12 (21.43%) Pair Programming
7 12 (21.43%) Play Framework
7 12 (21.43%) Web Services
8 11 (19.64%) Akka
9 9 (16.07%) Process Management
9 9 (16.07%) .NET
9 9 (16.07%) J2EE
9 9 (16.07%) OO
9 9 (16.07%) SVG
9 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
9 9 (16.07%) CouchDB
9 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (16.07%) Batik
9 9 (16.07%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (14.29%) Spring
10 8 (14.29%) DevOps
11 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 7 (12.50%) Python
12 6 (10.71%) Linux
12 6 (10.71%) Nagios
12 6 (10.71%) Perl

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (16.07%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) CouchDB
2 5 (8.93%) EDRMS
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Selenium
1 4 (7.14%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Architect
4 9 (16.07%) Junior
4 9 (16.07%) Junior Java Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Junior .NET Developer
4 9 (16.07%) .NET Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Junior Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Scala Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 7 (12.50%) Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) User Experience Designer
8 4 (7.14%) Designer
9 3 (5.36%) Java Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Tester
10 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) Play Framework
1 12 (21.43%) Web Services
2 11 (19.64%) Akka
3 9 (16.07%) .NET
3 9 (16.07%) J2EE
3 9 (16.07%) SVG
3 9 (16.07%) Batik
4 8 (14.29%) Spring
5 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
5 6 (10.71%) Ajax
6 5 (8.93%) Spring MVC
6 5 (8.93%) jQuery
7 4 (7.14%) EJB
7 4 (7.14%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.36%) JAX-WS
8 3 (5.36%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (5.36%) XML
8 3 (5.36%) XSD
8 3 (5.36%) DOM
8 3 (5.36%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) TDD
2 19 (33.93%) BDD
3 16 (28.57%) Scrum
4 13 (23.21%) Web Development
5 12 (21.43%) Pair Programming
6 9 (16.07%) Process Management
6 9 (16.07%) OO
6 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
7 8 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (14.29%) DevOps
8 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.93%) MVC
10 5 (8.93%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (8.93%) CRM
11 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
12 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
12 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (5.36%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) Scala
3 7 (12.50%) Python
4 6 (10.71%) Perl
4 6 (10.71%) PHP
5 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) XPath
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
7 1 (1.79%) Groovy
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Nagios
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
1 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle