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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 27 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 38.57% 24.07% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.00% 30.95% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 2
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£500 £460 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £307 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%
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
54 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 77.14% 77.78% 58.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 7
Average daily rate £500 £400 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £302 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 +5 27 £500 +8.69% 2
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (43.00%) Scrum
3 38 (38.00%) Java
4 30 (30.00%) Linux
4 30 (30.00%) SOA
4 30 (30.00%) REST
4 30 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 29 (29.00%) SOAP
5 29 (29.00%) JSON
6 28 (28.00%) MongoDB
7 27 (27.00%) Web Services
8 26 (26.00%) Selenium
8 26 (26.00%) Open Source
9 24 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (23.00%) TDD
11 21 (21.00%) Cucumber
12 19 (19.00%) Waterfall
12 19 (19.00%) Test Scripting
12 19 (19.00%) Puppet
12 19 (19.00%) Configuration Management
12 19 (19.00%) XML
12 19 (19.00%) Spring
13 18 (18.00%) Maven
13 18 (18.00%) HP
14 17 (17.00%) IaaS
14 17 (17.00%) PaaS
15 16 (16.00%) GitLab
15 16 (16.00%) Software Engineering
16 15 (15.00%) Oracle
16 15 (15.00%) AMQP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.00%) nginx
2 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.00%) PaaS
1 17 (17.00%) IaaS
2 14 (14.00%) GitHub
3 10 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.00%) AMQP
2 12 (12.00%) Firewall
3 7 (7.00%) HTTP
4 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.00%) MongoDB
2 24 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (14.00%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.00%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
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 4 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (4.00%) CA Gen
8 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.00%) RSpec
8 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.00%) JIRA
10 1 (1.00%) NeoLoad
General
1 12 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (26.00%) Developer
2 22 (22.00%) Analyst
3 19 (19.00%) Test Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) Project Manager
5 12 (12.00%) Architect
6 11 (11.00%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.00%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Integration Test Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Integration Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Tester
10 4 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
11 3 (3.00%) Agile Test Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.00%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Deployment Engineer
12 2 (2.00%) Test Engineer
12 2 (2.00%) Test Specialist
12 2 (2.00%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.00%) REST
2 29 (29.00%) SOAP
2 29 (29.00%) JSON
3 27 (27.00%) Web Services
4 19 (19.00%) XML
4 19 (19.00%) Spring
5 14 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (13.00%) Spring MVC
7 5 (5.00%) Apache Camel
8 4 (4.00%) Gherkin
8 4 (4.00%) J2EE
9 3 (3.00%) EJB
9 3 (3.00%) JAX-WS
9 3 (3.00%) EJB 3.0
9 3 (3.00%) XSD
9 3 (3.00%) DOM
9 3 (3.00%) XSLT
9 3 (3.00%) WSDL
9 3 (3.00%) JAXB
9 3 (3.00%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.00%) Open Source
2 12 (12.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.00%) Linux
2 12 (12.00%) UNIX
2 12 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (43.00%) Scrum
3 30 (30.00%) SOA
4 23 (23.00%) TDD
5 19 (19.00%) Configuration Management
5 19 (19.00%) Waterfall
5 19 (19.00%) Test Scripting
6 16 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 15 (15.00%) DevOps
7 15 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 14 (14.00%) MVC
9 13 (13.00%) User Stories
10 12 (12.00%) Load Balancing
11 11 (11.00%) BDD
12 9 (9.00%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (9.00%) Service Management
12 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.00%) Project Management
13 8 (8.00%) Pair Programming
14 7 (7.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.00%) Java
2 15 (15.00%) Scala
3 13 (13.00%) SQL
4 8 (8.00%) C
5 5 (5.00%) Ruby
6 3 (3.00%) XPath
7 2 (2.00%) C#
7 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 19 (19.00%) Puppet
2 13 (13.00%) Ansible
3 8 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.00%) logstash
5 1 (1.00%) Graphite
5 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.00%) Nessus
5 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) HP
2 15 (15.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.00%) CA
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft