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 28 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 / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 82 103 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 25.00% 37.05% 15.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.47% 48.13% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 77 48
Median daily rate £370 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.28% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.23
% change year-on-year +2.36% +13.49%  

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 288 214 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 87.80% 76.98% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 162 222
Median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £227 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 9
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £23.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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 28 June 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 28 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 57 (33.14%) Scrum
2 47 (27.33%) SQL
3 40 (23.26%) Java
4 33 (19.19%) Oracle
4 33 (19.19%) Test Automation
5 28 (16.28%) DevOps
6 27 (15.70%) Microservices
6 27 (15.70%) C#
7 26 (15.12%) HTML
7 26 (15.12%) .NET
8 25 (14.53%) Linux
9 24 (13.95%) JavaScript
9 24 (13.95%) Spring
10 23 (13.37%) Web Development
10 23 (13.37%) Unit Testing
10 23 (13.37%) Windows
10 23 (13.37%) Finance
10 23 (13.37%) Relational Database
11 22 (12.79%) Git (software)
11 22 (12.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (12.79%) Visual Studio
12 20 (11.63%) Software Engineering
12 20 (11.63%) jQuery
12 20 (11.63%) OOP
12 20 (11.63%) SQL Server
12 20 (11.63%) RDBMS
12 20 (11.63%) AngularJS
13 19 (11.05%) Docker
13 19 (11.05%) Front End Development
13 19 (11.05%) CSS

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 11 (6.40%) Apache
2 9 (5.23%) Confluence
3 5 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.33%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.74%) Drupal
5 3 (1.74%) Jupyter
5 3 (1.74%) Tornado
6 2 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.16%) IIS
6 2 (1.16%) Jetty
6 2 (1.16%) Mongrel
6 2 (1.16%) nginx
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.58%) CMS
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.91%) Amazon S3
2 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.16%) GitHub
3 2 (1.16%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.16%) Route 53
3 2 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.58%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.98%) HTTP
2 8 (4.65%) DNS
3 7 (4.07%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.33%) DSL
5 3 (1.74%) SSL
5 3 (1.74%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.16%) DHCP
6 2 (1.16%) FTP
6 2 (1.16%) IPsec
6 2 (1.16%) LDAP
7 1 (0.58%) Internet
7 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.37%) Relational Database
2 20 (11.63%) RDBMS
2 20 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.30%) MongoDB
4 15 (8.72%) Oracle Database
5 14 (8.14%) Big Data
5 14 (8.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (7.56%) Oracle9i Database
7 10 (5.81%) MySQL
8 8 (4.65%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.33%) HBase
10 4 (2.33%) Neo4j
10 4 (2.33%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.33%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.74%) PowerCenter
11 3 (1.74%) SQLite
12 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (12.79%) Git (software)
1 22 (12.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 22 (12.79%) Visual Studio
2 19 (11.05%) JIRA
3 17 (9.88%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.56%) Cucumber
4 13 (7.56%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (6.98%) MSBuild
6 10 (5.81%) Selenium
7 7 (4.07%) Subversion
8 5 (2.91%) Ant
8 5 (2.91%) Maven
9 4 (2.33%) Hudson
10 2 (1.16%) Gradle
10 2 (1.16%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.16%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.16%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.16%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (13.37%) Finance
2 7 (4.07%) Banking
3 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.16%) Marketing
4 2 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (46.51%) Developer
2 22 (12.79%) Java Developer
3 17 (9.88%) .NET Developer
3 17 (9.88%) Analyst
4 16 (9.30%) Web Developer
5 13 (7.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (6.98%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.40%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.40%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.23%) Java Web Developer
8 9 (5.23%) Scrum Master
8 9 (5.23%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) Consultant
9 8 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.49%) Architect
10 6 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.49%) Designer
11 5 (2.91%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.91%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.91%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.12%) .NET
1 26 (15.12%) HTML
2 24 (13.95%) Spring
3 20 (11.63%) AngularJS
3 20 (11.63%) jQuery
4 19 (11.05%) .NET Framework
4 19 (11.05%) CSS
5 18 (10.47%) Entity Framework
5 18 (10.47%) WCF
6 17 (9.88%) Hibernate
6 17 (9.88%) HTML5
6 17 (9.88%) LINQ
7 15 (8.72%) Web Services
8 13 (7.56%) Ajax
8 13 (7.56%) Code First Entity Framework
8 13 (7.56%) WinForms
9 12 (6.98%) CSS3
10 10 (5.81%) JSON
11 9 (5.23%) React
11 9 (5.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.30%) User Experience
2 9 (5.23%) NHS
3 8 (4.65%) Fintech
4 7 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.33%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (1.74%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.74%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.16%) Life Science
7 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.16%) W3C
8 1 (0.58%) AS400
8 1 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.58%) PMI
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.53%) Linux
2 23 (13.37%) Windows
3 9 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.33%) Unix
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.14%) Scrum
2 33 (19.19%) Test Automation
3 28 (16.28%) DevOps
4 27 (15.70%) Microservices
5 23 (13.37%) Unit Testing
5 23 (13.37%) Web Development
6 20 (11.63%) OOP
6 20 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 19 (11.05%) Front End Development
8 17 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.72%) SDLC
9 15 (8.72%) TDD
10 14 (8.14%) Data Protection
10 14 (8.14%) Informatics
10 14 (8.14%) UML
11 12 (6.98%) ITIL
11 12 (6.98%) Project Management
12 11 (6.40%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (6.40%) RUP
13 10 (5.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.33%) SQL
2 40 (23.26%) Java
3 27 (15.70%) C#
4 24 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.72%) PL/SQL
6 14 (8.14%) Python
7 6 (3.49%) C++
7 6 (3.49%) PHP
8 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.91%) Perl
8 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.74%) Go
9 3 (1.74%) JCL
9 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.74%) R
9 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.16%) Scala
10 2 (1.16%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (4.07%) Degree
4 5 (2.91%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) APMP
5 1 (0.58%) CBAP
5 1 (0.58%) CISA
5 1 (0.58%) CISM
5 1 (0.58%) CISSP
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (5.23%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.58%) COBIT
4 1 (0.58%) GDPR
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) PMO
4 1 (0.58%) WAI
4 1 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (11.05%) Docker
2 3 (1.74%) iptables
3 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) Xen
4 1 (0.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (7.56%) Puppet
2 8 (4.65%) Ansible
3 6 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.91%) Marathon
4 5 (2.91%) Mesos
4 5 (2.91%) Rundeck
4 5 (2.91%) Terraform
5 4 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.74%) Control-M
7 2 (1.16%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (19.19%) Oracle
2 17 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.49%) Cloudera
4 5 (2.91%) Splunk
4 5 (2.91%) Thunderhead
5 4 (2.33%) HP
5 4 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.74%) BMC
6 3 (1.74%) Informatica
6 3 (1.74%) Micro Focus
6 3 (1.74%) Remedy
6 3 (1.74%) SAP
6 3 (1.74%) Teradata
6 3 (1.74%) Zend
7 2 (1.16%) Adobe
7 2 (1.16%) Google
7 2 (1.16%) VMware
8 1 (0.58%) Apple
8 1 (0.58%) CA Agile Central
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £335 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago