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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 16 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 29.63% 26.47% 40.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 32.43% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 24
Median daily rate £550 £363 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -24.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £318 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £462 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
48 111 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 88.89% 81.62% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 70 34
Median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £17.36 £21.75 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.18% +4.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £15.53 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £21.75 £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +1 16 £550 +29.41% 4
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 13 (48.15%) Scrum
2 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
3 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
4 9 (33.33%) Open Source
4 9 (33.33%) Ansible
4 9 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (25.93%) REST
6 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
7 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
8 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (18.52%) BDD
8 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
9 4 (14.81%) CESG
9 4 (14.81%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (14.81%) Information Security
9 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
9 4 (14.81%) JIRA
9 4 (14.81%) Velocity
9 4 (14.81%) Linux
9 4 (14.81%) CISM
9 4 (14.81%) CISSP
9 4 (14.81%) Puppet
9 4 (14.81%) Waterfall

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) CloudStack
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
1 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Coach
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Scrum Master
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Scrum Master
3 4 (14.81%) CISSP Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Process Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) REST
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) Velocity
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) CESG
1 4 (14.81%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Scrum
2 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (33.33%) Open Source
4 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
5 6 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (22.22%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) BDD
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) Coaching
7 4 (14.81%) Information Security
7 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.11%) DevOps
8 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
9 2 (7.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) Scala
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) Go
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) CISM
3 4 (14.81%) CISSP
3 4 (14.81%) CLAS
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) RMADS
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
1 1 (3.70%) Xen
1 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Ansible
2 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Pingdom
3 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.70%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.70%) Terraform
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
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