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 3 months to 29 March 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 / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 88 130 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 26.19% 32.83% 18.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.24% 38.58% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 100 35
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £299 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +17.36%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 291 337 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.61% 85.10% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 243 149
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cardiff over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Cardiff

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 61 (40.67%) Java
2 45 (30.00%) Scrum
3 35 (23.33%) SQL
4 33 (22.00%) Spring
4 33 (22.00%) Microservices
5 32 (21.33%) Finance
6 31 (20.67%) Linux
7 29 (19.33%) HTML
8 28 (18.67%) Software Engineering
9 25 (16.67%) MongoDB
10 24 (16.00%) Web Development
10 24 (16.00%) Hibernate
11 23 (15.33%) TDD
11 23 (15.33%) Relational Database
12 22 (14.67%) DevOps
13 21 (14.00%) REST
13 21 (14.00%) jQuery
13 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
14 20 (13.33%) .NET
15 19 (12.67%) HTTP
15 19 (12.67%) JSON
15 19 (12.67%) RESTful
16 18 (12.00%) Front End Development
16 18 (12.00%) CSS
16 18 (12.00%) Oracle
17 17 (11.33%) Docker
17 17 (11.33%) Security Cleared
18 16 (10.67%) HTML5
18 16 (10.67%) Big Data
18 16 (10.67%) Kafka

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 8 (5.33%) Apache
2 4 (2.67%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.00%) Confluence
3 3 (2.00%) JBoss
3 3 (2.00%) Jupyter
3 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.00%) Tornado
4 2 (1.33%) IIS
4 2 (1.33%) Jetty
4 2 (1.33%) Mongrel
4 2 (1.33%) nginx
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.67%) Luigi
Applications
1 7 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.33%) MS Project
2 2 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.33%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.67%) HTTP
2 4 (2.67%) DNS
2 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.00%) SSL
4 2 (1.33%) DHCP
4 2 (1.33%) DSL
4 2 (1.33%) FTP
4 2 (1.33%) IPsec
4 2 (1.33%) LDAP
5 1 (0.67%) Internet
5 1 (0.67%) SSH
5 1 (0.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 23 (15.33%) Relational Database
3 16 (10.67%) Big Data
4 12 (8.00%) Neo4j
5 10 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.67%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.67%) MySQL
7 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.00%) HBase
9 3 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.00%) PowerCenter
9 3 (2.00%) SQLite
10 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.33%) DB2
11 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.33%) NUnit
3 10 (6.67%) Selenium
3 10 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.33%) MSTest
6 7 (4.67%) JIRA
6 7 (4.67%) MSBuild
7 6 (4.00%) JMeter
7 6 (4.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (4.00%) Rational Performance Tester
7 6 (4.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.00%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.00%) Subversion
8 3 (2.00%) The Grinder
8 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.00%) WinRunner
9 2 (1.33%) gulp
9 2 (1.33%) Travis CI
General
1 32 (21.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (2.00%) Marketing
3 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
5 1 (0.67%) Military
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (54.67%) Developer
2 37 (24.67%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.67%) Analyst
4 17 (11.33%) Web Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Business Analyst
5 13 (8.67%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.33%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Architect
8 9 (6.00%) Java Web Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Scala Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (4.00%) HTML Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Java Architect
12 5 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
12 5 (3.33%) Tester
13 4 (2.67%) Project Manager
13 4 (2.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.00%) Spring
2 29 (19.33%) HTML
3 24 (16.00%) Hibernate
4 21 (14.00%) jQuery
4 21 (14.00%) REST
5 20 (13.33%) .NET
6 19 (12.67%) JSON
6 19 (12.67%) RESTful
7 18 (12.00%) CSS
8 16 (10.67%) HTML5
8 16 (10.67%) Kafka
8 16 (10.67%) Spring Boot
9 15 (10.00%) Dropwizard
10 14 (9.33%) AngularJS
11 12 (8.00%) Ajax
11 12 (8.00%) CSS3
11 12 (8.00%) Web Services
12 11 (7.33%) iXBRL
12 11 (7.33%) JAX-RS
13 10 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) User Experience
2 8 (5.33%) Fintech
3 6 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.00%) NHS
4 5 (3.33%) W3C
5 3 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.33%) AS400
6 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.33%) Life Science
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) PMI
7 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.67%) Linux
2 10 (6.67%) Mac OS X
2 10 (6.67%) Unix
3 5 (3.33%) Windows
4 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.00%) Scrum
2 33 (22.00%) Microservices
3 28 (18.67%) Software Engineering
4 24 (16.00%) Web Development
5 23 (15.33%) TDD
6 22 (14.67%) DevOps
7 18 (12.00%) Front End Development
8 16 (10.67%) Business Analysis
8 16 (10.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 16 (10.67%) Mentoring
9 15 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 15 (10.00%) Web Design
10 14 (9.33%) Configuration Management
10 14 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (9.33%) RUP
10 14 (9.33%) Unit Testing
11 13 (8.67%) BDD
11 13 (8.67%) Data Protection
12 12 (8.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 61 (40.67%) Java
2 35 (23.33%) SQL
3 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.33%) Python
5 12 (8.00%) Go
6 11 (7.33%) C#
7 7 (4.67%) Scala
8 4 (2.67%) C++
8 4 (2.67%) Groovy
8 4 (2.67%) PHP
8 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.00%) C
9 3 (2.00%) JCL
9 3 (2.00%) Perl
9 3 (2.00%) R
9 3 (2.00%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.67%) Ruby
11 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.67%) ISEB
5 4 (2.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.33%) CISSP
7 1 (0.67%) CBAP
7 1 (0.67%) CISA
7 1 (0.67%) CISM
7 1 (0.67%) Degree
7 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) QA
2 5 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.33%) WAI
3 2 (1.33%) WCAG
4 1 (0.67%) COBIT
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (11.33%) Docker
2 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.33%) Xen
3 1 (0.67%) iptables
3 1 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.00%) Puppet
3 3 (2.00%) Ansible
3 3 (2.00%) Control-M
3 3 (2.00%) Marathon
3 3 (2.00%) Mesos
3 3 (2.00%) Rundeck
3 3 (2.00%) Terraform
4 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (12.00%) Oracle
2 11 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.67%) HP
4 6 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.33%) Thunderhead
6 4 (2.67%) SAP
6 4 (2.67%) Teradata
7 3 (2.00%) BMC
7 3 (2.00%) Informatica
7 3 (2.00%) Micro Focus
7 3 (2.00%) Siebel
7 3 (2.00%) Zend
8 2 (1.33%) Google
8 2 (1.33%) Remedy
8 2 (1.33%) Splunk
8 2 (1.33%) VMware
9 1 (0.67%) Adobe
9 1 (0.67%) Cognos
9 1 (0.67%) ESRI
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago