Period
to 28 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 6 months to 28 October 2020 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 > Cardiff
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 15 107 317
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.20% 18.07% 38.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.42% 21.66% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 81 277
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £313
90th Percentile £690 £530 £538
South Wales median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
South Wales median hourly rate £22.18 £24.65 £21.18
% change year-on-year -10.02% +16.38% -48.96%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 104 494 733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 70.75% 83.45% 89.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 350 574
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £263 £285
90th Percentile £625 £613 £562
South Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £12.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +71.22% -29.91%
10th Percentile £13.99 £13.60 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate £21.80 £19.88 £15.57
% change year-on-year +9.66% +27.72% -32.33%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cardiff.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cardiff over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cardiff.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Public Sector
3 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Test-First Development
4 2 (13.33%) NUnit
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) Couchbase
4 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (6.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (6.67%) Power Platform
2 1 (6.67%) Slack
2 1 (6.67%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) Couchbase
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) MbUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (13.33%) MSTest
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (13.33%) SSIS Developer
2 2 (13.33%) SSRS Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Backend Developer
3 1 (6.67%) BPM Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Owner
3 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Behat
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Sass
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) ATDD
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (13.33%) Project Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test-First Development
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft