Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 20 127 325
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.57% 18.70% 40.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.99% 23.01% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 102 281
Median daily rate £500 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -0.60% +15.28%
10th Percentile £363 £289 £300
90th Percentile £675 £623 £538
South Wales median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £35.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.17% -29.41%
South Wales median hourly rate £22.50 £29.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.37% +14.42% -46.39%

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 154 552 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 73.68% 81.30% 90.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 400 566
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £301 £261 £285
90th Percentile £625 £625 £538
South Wales median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 16
Median hourly rate £28.75 £33.75 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +162.14% -18.82%
10th Percentile £16.00 £13.06 £10.75
90th Percentile £39.38 £44.63 £30.00
Median hourly rate £21.93 £19.53 £14.43
% change year-on-year +12.29% +35.34% -42.28%

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 12 August 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 12 August 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 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (20.00%) Azure
4 4 (20.00%) AWS
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 4 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 4 (20.00%) Project Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) Terraform
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) User Experience
6 2 (10.00%) Rsyslog
6 2 (10.00%) Ansible
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
6 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (10.00%) Vagrant

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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Azure
2 2 (10.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (10.00%) Slack
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) SSH
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Power BI
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) MbUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.00%) MSTest
3 2 (10.00%) NUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Backend Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Human Factors Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (5.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) CentOS
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Project Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Coaching
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) ATDD
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Go
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Terraform
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Grafana
2 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Rsyslog
3 1 (5.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.00%) Pega
2 1 (5.00%) Talend