The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 37 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 27.41% 2.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 31 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £322 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 22 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 82.22% 56.41% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 10 18
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +3 36 £376 +16.83% 6
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (42.00%) Scala
2 19 (38.00%) Java
3 14 (28.00%) TDD
4 13 (26.00%) Scrum
4 13 (26.00%) Python
5 11 (22.00%) BDD
6 10 (20.00%) Puppet
6 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.00%) Perl
6 10 (20.00%) PHP
7 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (16.00%) Ajax
8 8 (16.00%) Play Framework
9 7 (14.00%) Akka
9 7 (14.00%) Web Development
9 7 (14.00%) jQuery
9 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
10 6 (12.00%) MVC
10 6 (12.00%) Nagios
10 6 (12.00%) .NET
10 6 (12.00%) J2EE
11 5 (10.00%) CouchDB
11 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (10.00%) Batik
11 5 (10.00%) Spring MVC

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) CouchDB
2 4 (8.00%) EDRMS
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Technical Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Scala Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Junior
6 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Junior Java Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Java Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.00%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Ajax
1 8 (16.00%) Play Framework
2 7 (14.00%) Akka
2 7 (14.00%) jQuery
3 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 6 (12.00%) J2EE
4 5 (10.00%) Batik
4 5 (10.00%) Spring MVC
4 5 (10.00%) Web Services
4 5 (10.00%) SVG
4 5 (10.00%) Spring
5 4 (8.00%) CSS
5 4 (8.00%) HTML
6 3 (6.00%) CSS3
6 3 (6.00%) HTML5
7 2 (4.00%) Django
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.00%) REST
8 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) TDD
2 13 (26.00%) Scrum
3 11 (22.00%) BDD
4 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.00%) Web Development
6 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.00%) MVC
8 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (10.00%) OO
8 5 (10.00%) Process Management
8 5 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (10.00%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) CRM
9 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
9 4 (8.00%) Project Governance
10 3 (6.00%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Scala
2 19 (38.00%) Java
3 13 (26.00%) Python
4 10 (20.00%) Perl
4 10 (20.00%) PHP
5 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.00%) Ruby
7 2 (4.00%) SQL
8 1 (2.00%) Groovy
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) MCTS
1 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) ISEB
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.00%) PMP
1 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Puppet
1 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (12.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft