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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 29 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 34.94% 37.70% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 46.03% 51.11% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
63 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 75.90% 73.77% 54.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 9
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +313.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Swansea -1 27 £502 +33.80% 3
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 49 (49.00%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (40.00%) Scrum
3 36 (36.00%) Java
4 30 (30.00%) REST
4 30 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 29 (29.00%) SOAP
5 29 (29.00%) JSON
6 28 (28.00%) Linux
6 28 (28.00%) SOA
7 26 (26.00%) Selenium
7 26 (26.00%) MongoDB
7 26 (26.00%) Open Source
8 24 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (24.00%) Web Services
9 22 (22.00%) TDD
10 21 (21.00%) Cucumber
11 19 (19.00%) Test Scripting
12 18 (18.00%) HP
12 18 (18.00%) Maven
12 18 (18.00%) Waterfall
13 17 (17.00%) Puppet
13 17 (17.00%) Configuration Management
14 16 (16.00%) XML
14 16 (16.00%) Software Engineering
14 16 (16.00%) Spring
14 16 (16.00%) Relational Database
14 16 (16.00%) Mentoring
14 16 (16.00%) GitLab
15 15 (15.00%) IaaS
15 15 (15.00%) AMQP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (1.00%) nginx
1 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.00%) IaaS
1 15 (15.00%) PaaS
2 14 (14.00%) GitHub
3 9 (9.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.00%) AMQP
2 12 (12.00%) Firewall
3 7 (7.00%) HTTP
4 1 (1.00%) SSL
4 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.00%) MongoDB
2 24 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (12.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.00%) InterBase
5 2 (2.00%) Firebird
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 26 (26.00%) Selenium
3 21 (21.00%) Cucumber
4 18 (18.00%) Maven
5 16 (16.00%) GitLab
6 13 (13.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (5.00%) CA Gen
8 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.00%) JIRA
10 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.00%) RSpec
11 1 (1.00%) NeoLoad
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.00%) Marketing
2 1 (1.00%) Electronics
2 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (26.00%) Developer
2 21 (21.00%) Analyst
3 19 (19.00%) Test Analyst
4 14 (14.00%) Architect
5 11 (11.00%) Technical Architect
6 8 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.00%) Service Manager
7 6 (6.00%) Integration Test Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Integration Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Tester
9 4 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Deployment Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.00%) REST
2 29 (29.00%) SOAP
2 29 (29.00%) JSON
3 24 (24.00%) Web Services
4 16 (16.00%) XML
4 16 (16.00%) Spring
5 14 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (13.00%) Spring MVC
7 5 (5.00%) Apache Camel
8 4 (4.00%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.00%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.00%) Akka
10 1 (1.00%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.00%) CSS
10 1 (1.00%) HTML
10 1 (1.00%) .NET
10 1 (1.00%) J2EE
10 1 (1.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.00%) Open Source
2 12 (12.00%) Clustering
3 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) NHS
5 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.00%) Linux
2 13 (13.00%) UNIX
3 12 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Fedora
5 1 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (49.00%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (40.00%) Scrum
3 28 (28.00%) SOA
4 22 (22.00%) TDD
5 19 (19.00%) Test Scripting
6 18 (18.00%) Waterfall
7 17 (17.00%) Configuration Management
8 16 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 16 (16.00%) Mentoring
9 14 (14.00%) Service Management
9 14 (14.00%) MVC
9 14 (14.00%) User Stories
10 13 (13.00%) DevOps
10 13 (13.00%) Service Delivery
11 12 (12.00%) Load Balancing
12 11 (11.00%) BDD
13 10 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (9.00%) ITSM
14 9 (9.00%) ITIL
14 9 (9.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.00%) Java
2 15 (15.00%) Scala
3 10 (10.00%) SQL
4 9 (9.00%) C
5 4 (4.00%) Ruby
6 3 (3.00%) C#
7 2 (2.00%) Delphi
7 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (1.00%) Python
8 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) QA
2 7 (7.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (17.00%) Puppet
2 13 (13.00%) Ansible
3 8 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.00%) Nessus
5 1 (1.00%) Graphite
5 1 (1.00%) logstash
5 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) HP
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle
3 5 (5.00%) CA
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.00%) VMware
6 1 (1.00%) Zend
6 1 (1.00%) SAP
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago