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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 36 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 26.28% 40.28% 44.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.96% 48.33% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 17
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£363 £481 £630
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £400 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £525 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
106 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 77.37% 83.33% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 34 26
Average daily rate £425 £450 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 29 £425 -11.68%
Carmarthenshire - 6 £325 -
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (40.32%) Scrum
2 17 (27.42%) Security Cleared
3 13 (20.97%) SQL
3 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
4 10 (16.13%) User Stories
4 10 (16.13%) Java
4 10 (16.13%) TDD
5 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (14.52%) Linux
5 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.90%) Scala
6 8 (12.90%) Puppet
7 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
7 7 (11.29%) OOP
7 7 (11.29%) Windows
7 7 (11.29%) Finance
8 6 (9.68%) OO
8 6 (9.68%) NHS
8 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
8 6 (9.68%) DevOps
8 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
8 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.06%) Coaching
9 5 (8.06%) SDLC
9 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
9 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
9 5 (8.06%) Delphi
9 5 (8.06%) Firebird

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (6.45%) JBoss
2 2 (3.23%) WildFly
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Project
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.61%) SSL
1 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.06%) Firebird
3 4 (6.45%) InterBase
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.61%) Redis
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.61%) NUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.61%) Moq
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Business Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.23%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.23%) DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
2 4 (6.45%) HTML
2 4 (6.45%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) J2EE
2 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.84%) Web Services
3 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.23%) XHTML
4 2 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) SOAP
5 1 (1.61%) Middleware
5 1 (1.61%) LAMP
5 1 (1.61%) XML
5 1 (1.61%) REST
5 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
5 1 (1.61%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) NHS
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Human Factors
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.23%) User Experience
2 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) Java Card
3 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Scrum
2 10 (16.13%) TDD
2 10 (16.13%) User Stories
3 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.29%) OOP
5 6 (9.68%) OO
5 6 (9.68%) DevOps
6 5 (8.06%) SDLC
6 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.06%) Coaching
6 5 (8.06%) Information Management
7 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.45%) ITIL
7 4 (6.45%) RUP
7 4 (6.45%) BPR
7 4 (6.45%) MVC
7 4 (6.45%) Migration
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 10 (16.13%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) Scala
4 5 (8.06%) Delphi
4 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.45%) C#
6 2 (3.23%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
1 1 (1.61%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Puppet
2 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.45%) Ansible
4 2 (3.23%) Salt
5 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.23%) SaltStack
3 2 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) IBM
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