The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
South Wales / Bridgend
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 7 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 18.18% 7.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.22% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.18%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bridgend
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 9 11 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bridgend 81.82% 78.57% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Median daily rate £313 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.35% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £548 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bridgend citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Bridgend

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Bridgend.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Bridgend region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bridgend 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Trello
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile First
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) SOLID
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Wireframes