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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 17 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 19.32% 2.44% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.37% 3.33% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £317 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 30 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 76.14% 73.17% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 25
Average daily rate £425 £289 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.30% -35.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £128 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +2 17 £400 +26.38% 6
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 27 (49.09%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) Scala
3 19 (34.55%) TDD
4 17 (30.91%) BDD
5 16 (29.09%) Scrum
6 13 (23.64%) Web Development
7 12 (21.82%) Play Framework
7 12 (21.82%) Web Services
8 11 (20.00%) Pair Programming
8 11 (20.00%) Akka
9 9 (16.36%) Batik
9 9 (16.36%) CouchDB
9 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (16.36%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (16.36%) Process Management
9 9 (16.36%) .NET
9 9 (16.36%) J2EE
9 9 (16.36%) OO
9 9 (16.36%) SVG
9 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
10 8 (14.55%) Spring
10 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
10 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.55%) DevOps
11 7 (12.73%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (12.73%) Ajax
11 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
11 7 (12.73%) Python
11 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.91%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (7.27%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (16.36%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) CouchDB
2 5 (9.09%) EDRMS
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Scala Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Junior .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Junior Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Junior Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Junior
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Designer
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) User Experience Designer
5 6 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (1.82%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) Play Framework
1 12 (21.82%) Web Services
2 11 (20.00%) Akka
3 9 (16.36%) Batik
3 9 (16.36%) .NET
3 9 (16.36%) J2EE
3 9 (16.36%) SVG
4 8 (14.55%) Spring
5 7 (12.73%) Ajax
6 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
6 6 (10.91%) jQuery
7 5 (9.09%) Spring MVC
8 4 (7.27%) EJB
9 3 (5.45%) JAX-WS
9 3 (5.45%) EJB 3.0
9 3 (5.45%) CSS
9 3 (5.45%) JDBC
9 3 (5.45%) XML
9 3 (5.45%) XSD
9 3 (5.45%) DOM
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) TDD
2 17 (30.91%) BDD
3 16 (29.09%) Scrum
4 13 (23.64%) Web Development
5 11 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 9 (16.36%) Process Management
6 9 (16.36%) OO
6 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
7 8 (14.55%) DevOps
8 7 (12.73%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (9.09%) MVC
10 5 (9.09%) CRM
11 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
12 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.45%) Web Application Development
12 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) Scala
3 7 (12.73%) Python
3 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) Perl
4 6 (10.91%) PHP
5 4 (7.27%) SQL
6 3 (5.45%) XPath
7 1 (1.82%) Groovy
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) PMP
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Nagios
1 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle
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