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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 46 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 42.99% 43.10% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 54.76% 56.82% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 1
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£413 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.60
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.38%
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
84 44 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 78.50% 75.86% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 9
Average daily rate £388 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.61 £90.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.66% +462.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 0 41 £425 +13.33% 9
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 51 (44.35%) Continuous Integration
2 50 (43.48%) Scrum
3 36 (31.30%) Java
4 32 (27.83%) JSON
5 30 (26.09%) SOA
5 30 (26.09%) Open Source
5 30 (26.09%) REST
5 30 (26.09%) Jenkins
6 29 (25.22%) SOAP
7 28 (24.35%) Linux
8 26 (22.61%) MongoDB
9 25 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (21.74%) TDD
10 24 (20.87%) Service Management
10 24 (20.87%) Web Services
11 22 (19.13%) Finance
11 22 (19.13%) Software Engineering
12 21 (18.26%) Test Scripting
12 21 (18.26%) Selenium
13 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
13 20 (17.39%) Cucumber
13 20 (17.39%) Service Delivery
14 19 (16.52%) Waterfall
15 18 (15.65%) Puppet
15 18 (15.65%) Maven
15 18 (15.65%) Project Management
15 18 (15.65%) HP
15 18 (15.65%) XML
16 17 (14.78%) SQL
16 17 (14.78%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.74%) Confluence
3 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.87%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.04%) PaaS
1 15 (13.04%) IaaS
2 14 (12.17%) GitHub
3 9 (7.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.04%) AMQP
2 12 (10.43%) Firewall
3 8 (6.96%) HTTP
4 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.74%) SSL
5 1 (0.87%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.61%) MongoDB
2 25 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (13.91%) Relational Database
4 12 (10.43%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.35%) MySQL
6 5 (4.35%) Firebird
7 2 (1.74%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 30 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 21 (18.26%) Selenium
3 20 (17.39%) Cucumber
4 18 (15.65%) Maven
5 16 (13.91%) GitLab
6 13 (11.30%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.35%) CA Gen
7 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.61%) JIRA
9 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.74%) Subversion
9 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.87%) RSpec
10 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.87%) NeoLoad
General
1 22 (19.13%) Finance
2 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.87%) Marketing
2 1 (0.87%) Electronics
2 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (24.35%) Developer
2 23 (20.00%) Analyst
3 18 (15.65%) Test Analyst
4 13 (11.30%) Architect
5 12 (10.43%) Service Manager
6 9 (7.83%) Technical Architect
7 8 (6.96%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (6.09%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.22%) Integration Test Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Integration Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
10 5 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Transition Manager
11 4 (3.48%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.83%) JSON
2 30 (26.09%) REST
3 29 (25.22%) SOAP
4 24 (20.87%) Web Services
5 18 (15.65%) XML
6 16 (13.91%) Spring
7 15 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (11.30%) Spring MVC
9 5 (4.35%) Apache Camel
10 4 (3.48%) jQuery
11 3 (2.61%) VXML
12 2 (1.74%) HTML
12 2 (1.74%) CSS
12 2 (1.74%) Akka
12 2 (1.74%) Play Framework
13 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.87%) HTML5
13 1 (0.87%) .NET
13 1 (0.87%) J2EE
13 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.09%) Open Source
2 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.43%) Clustering
4 4 (3.48%) NHS
5 3 (2.61%) IVR
5 3 (2.61%) User Experience
6 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) DTV
7 1 (0.87%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.35%) Linux
2 15 (13.04%) Windows
3 13 (11.30%) UNIX
4 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.87%) Fedora
5 1 (0.87%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.35%) Continuous Integration
2 50 (43.48%) Scrum
3 30 (26.09%) SOA
4 25 (21.74%) TDD
5 24 (20.87%) Service Management
6 22 (19.13%) Software Engineering
7 21 (18.26%) Test Scripting
8 20 (17.39%) Service Delivery
9 19 (16.52%) Waterfall
10 18 (15.65%) Project Management
11 17 (14.78%) Configuration Management
12 16 (13.91%) ITIL
12 16 (13.91%) Risk Management
13 15 (13.04%) MVC
13 15 (13.04%) User Stories
13 15 (13.04%) DevOps
14 14 (12.17%) PRINCE2
15 13 (11.30%) ITSM
16 12 (10.43%) Load Balancing
17 10 (8.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.30%) Java
2 17 (14.78%) SQL
3 11 (9.57%) C
3 11 (9.57%) Scala
4 5 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.35%) Ruby
5 4 (3.48%) C#
6 3 (2.61%) PHP
6 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.74%) Delphi
7 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.87%) Clojure
8 1 (0.87%) Perl
8 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.61%) Degree
5 3 (2.61%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) VCP4
7 1 (0.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.30%) QA
2 11 (9.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (15.65%) Puppet
2 14 (12.17%) Ansible
3 8 (6.96%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.87%) SELinux
5 1 (0.87%) logstash
5 1 (0.87%) Graphite
5 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.87%) Nessus
5 1 (0.87%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) HP
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle
2 5 (4.35%) CA
3 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.61%) Avaya
4 2 (1.74%) Fujitsu
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.87%) Zend
5 1 (0.87%) VMware
5 1 (0.87%) SAP
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