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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 62 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 52.99% 46.67% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 59.62% 56.76% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 17 1
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£425 £630 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.53% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
104 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 88.89% 82.22% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 23 20
Average daily rate £413 £625 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £725 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.91 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 61 £425 -32.53% 20
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 72 (51.06%) Java
2 56 (39.72%) TDD
3 47 (33.33%) Scala
4 46 (32.62%) BDD
4 46 (32.62%) Web Services
5 42 (29.79%) Scrum
6 38 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (21.99%) Web Development
8 30 (21.28%) Play Framework
9 29 (20.57%) Akka
10 28 (19.86%) Process Management
11 27 (19.15%) OO
11 27 (19.15%) SVG
11 27 (19.15%) Batik
11 27 (19.15%) CouchDB
11 27 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (19.15%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (17.73%) MVC
13 24 (17.02%) REST
14 23 (16.31%) SOAP
14 23 (16.31%) JSON
15 22 (15.60%) Selenium
15 22 (15.60%) SOA
16 21 (14.89%) Linux
16 21 (14.89%) MongoDB
17 19 (13.48%) Jenkins
17 19 (13.48%) Waterfall
17 19 (13.48%) Configuration Management
17 19 (13.48%) Spring
18 18 (12.77%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (3.55%) Drupal
2 4 (2.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (19.15%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (8.51%) IaaS
2 12 (8.51%) PaaS
3 10 (7.09%) GitHub
4 7 (4.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.80%) AMQP
2 10 (7.09%) Firewall
3 4 (2.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.15%) CouchDB
2 21 (14.89%) MongoDB
3 16 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (7.80%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.96%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.55%) EDRMS
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (15.60%) Selenium
2 19 (13.48%) Jenkins
3 16 (11.35%) Cucumber
4 14 (9.93%) Maven
5 11 (7.80%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.55%) RSpec
6 5 (3.55%) JIRA
7 4 (2.84%) Axure RP
8 3 (2.13%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.13%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (9.22%) Finance
2 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (33.33%) Developer
2 25 (17.73%) Analyst
3 24 (17.02%) Architect
4 19 (13.48%) Java Developer
5 16 (11.35%) Scala Developer
6 15 (10.64%) Test Analyst
6 15 (10.64%) Java Architect
7 10 (7.09%) PHP Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Technical Architect
7 10 (7.09%) Project Manager
7 10 (7.09%) PHP Zend Developer
8 9 (6.38%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Junior
9 8 (5.67%) Junior Developer
9 8 (5.67%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Junior Java Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Junior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.62%) Web Services
2 30 (21.28%) Play Framework
3 29 (20.57%) Akka
4 27 (19.15%) SVG
4 27 (19.15%) Batik
5 24 (17.02%) REST
6 23 (16.31%) SOAP
6 23 (16.31%) JSON
7 19 (13.48%) Spring
8 16 (11.35%) XML
9 15 (10.64%) Spring MVC
10 11 (7.80%) J2EE
11 10 (7.09%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (6.38%) .NET
13 6 (4.26%) Hibernate
13 6 (4.26%) Ajax
14 5 (3.55%) CodeIgniter
14 5 (3.55%) Symfony
14 5 (3.55%) jQuery
15 4 (2.84%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Open Source
2 7 (4.96%) Clustering
3 5 (3.55%) User Experience
4 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.89%) Linux
2 8 (5.67%) Windows
3 6 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.72%) TDD
2 46 (32.62%) BDD
3 42 (29.79%) Scrum
4 38 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (21.99%) Web Development
6 28 (19.86%) Process Management
7 27 (19.15%) OO
8 25 (17.73%) MVC
9 22 (15.60%) SOA
10 19 (13.48%) Waterfall
10 19 (13.48%) Configuration Management
11 16 (11.35%) DevOps
11 16 (11.35%) Test Scripting
12 13 (9.22%) Mentoring
12 13 (9.22%) User Stories
13 11 (7.80%) Software Engineering
13 11 (7.80%) Pair Programming
14 10 (7.09%) Load Balancing
14 10 (7.09%) PRINCE2
15 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 72 (51.06%) Java
2 47 (33.33%) Scala
3 14 (9.93%) PHP
4 11 (7.80%) SQL
5 6 (4.26%) Ruby
6 5 (3.55%) Python
6 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.84%) Perl
8 3 (2.13%) XPath
9 1 (0.71%) Groovy
9 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.42%) ISEB
3 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.71%) Degree
3 1 (0.71%) PMP
3 1 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (12.77%) Puppet
2 11 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.96%) Ansible
4 6 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (10.64%) HP
2 11 (7.80%) Oracle
3 10 (7.09%) Zend
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft
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