Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 124 136 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 20.16% 24.64% 24.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.35% 29.63% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 118 174
Cardiff median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -9.09%
10th Percentile £240 £270 £254
90th Percentile £498 £537 £439
South Wales median daily rate £400 £450 £369
% change year-on-year -11.11% +22.03% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +54.76% -
10th Percentile £24.49 £30.75 £20.50
90th Percentile £49.00 £34.25 £21.50
South Wales median hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.72% +59.00%

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 531 459 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.34% 83.15% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 370 582
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £187 £219
90th Percentile £500 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.75 £14.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.56% -4.20% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £37.50 £37.13 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.75 £15.88
% change year-on-year +10.35% +18.11% +9.48%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 18 November 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

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 50 (40.32%) SQL
2 42 (33.87%) .NET
3 41 (33.06%) Microsoft
3 41 (33.06%) Scrum
4 31 (25.00%) C#
5 29 (23.39%) MVC
5 29 (23.39%) Unit Testing
6 26 (20.97%) Test Automation
7 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
8 23 (18.55%) OOP
8 23 (18.55%) .NET Framework
8 23 (18.55%) Relational Database
9 22 (17.74%) Degree
10 21 (16.94%) TDD
10 21 (16.94%) SQL Server
10 21 (16.94%) RDBMS
10 21 (16.94%) Entity Framework
11 20 (16.13%) Coaching
11 20 (16.13%) Oracle
11 20 (16.13%) Finance
11 20 (16.13%) LINQ
12 19 (15.32%) jQuery
12 19 (15.32%) HTML
12 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
12 19 (15.32%) CSS
13 18 (14.52%) Mentoring
13 18 (14.52%) SDLC
14 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (12.90%) Git (software)
15 16 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server

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 6 (4.84%) Confluence
2 2 (1.61%) Drupal
2 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) npm
2 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) Trello
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.81%) GitHub
4 1 (0.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.81%) Route 53
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) DNS
3 1 (0.81%) DSL
3 1 (0.81%) SMS
3 1 (0.81%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.55%) Relational Database
2 21 (16.94%) RDBMS
2 21 (16.94%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.06%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.84%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.23%) Star Schema
8 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.81%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 16 (12.90%) NUnit
1 16 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.68%) JIRA
2 12 (9.68%) MSTest
3 9 (7.26%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.65%) Selenium
5 6 (4.84%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.84%) Grunt
5 6 (4.84%) gulp
5 6 (4.84%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (4.03%) MSBuild
6 5 (4.03%) SonarQube
7 4 (3.23%) Subversion
8 3 (2.42%) Ant
8 3 (2.42%) Gradle
8 3 (2.42%) Maven
8 3 (2.42%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (2.42%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (16.13%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Back Office
4 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.61%) Military
5 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 57 (45.97%) Developer
2 23 (18.55%) .NET Developer
3 17 (13.71%) Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Business Analyst
5 13 (10.48%) SQL Developer
6 12 (9.68%) Architect
7 9 (7.26%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.45%) Data Architect
8 8 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Architect
11 5 (4.03%) Consultant
11 5 (4.03%) Scrum Master
11 5 (4.03%) UI Developer
12 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.23%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 4 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (33.87%) .NET
2 23 (18.55%) .NET Framework
3 21 (16.94%) Entity Framework
4 20 (16.13%) LINQ
5 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
5 19 (15.32%) CSS
5 19 (15.32%) HTML
5 19 (15.32%) jQuery
6 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (12.90%) XML
8 12 (9.68%) RESTful
9 11 (8.87%) AngularJS
9 11 (8.87%) HTML5
9 11 (8.87%) Web Services
10 10 (8.06%) Ajax
10 10 (8.06%) CSS3
10 10 (8.06%) Node.js
10 10 (8.06%) SOAP
11 9 (7.26%) JSON
12 8 (6.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) NHS
2 9 (7.26%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.84%) User Experience
4 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.61%) Fintech
6 2 (1.61%) iSeries
6 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.61%) PMI
6 2 (1.61%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.81%) SCADA
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.26%) Windows
2 5 (4.03%) Linux
3 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.42%) Unix
5 2 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) AIX
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.06%) Scrum
2 29 (23.39%) MVC
2 29 (23.39%) Unit Testing
3 26 (20.97%) Test Automation
4 23 (18.55%) OOP
5 21 (16.94%) TDD
6 20 (16.13%) Coaching
7 18 (14.52%) Mentoring
7 18 (14.52%) SDLC
8 16 (12.90%) Data Modelling
9 14 (11.29%) BDD
9 14 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (10.48%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (8.87%) High Availability
13 10 (8.06%) TOGAF
14 9 (7.26%) OO
14 9 (7.26%) User Stories
14 9 (7.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.32%) SQL
2 31 (25.00%) C#
3 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.48%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.06%) Java
6 9 (7.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.61%) Perl
7 2 (1.61%) PHP
7 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.81%) Groovy
8 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (17.74%) Degree
2 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.81%) APMP
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) HL7
2 4 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.42%) QA
4 2 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.81%) GDPR
5 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Docker
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.81%) iptables
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Ansible
1 3 (2.42%) Puppet
2 2 (1.61%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.81%) Grafana
3 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.81%) Kibana
3 1 (0.81%) Marathon
3 1 (0.81%) Mesos
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.81%) Salt
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.81%) Terraform
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (33.06%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.13%) Oracle
3 9 (7.26%) RedGate
4 4 (3.23%) IBM
4 4 (3.23%) Perforce
4 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.42%) HP
6 2 (1.61%) Informatica
6 2 (1.61%) Teradata
7 1 (0.81%) Apple
7 1 (0.81%) EMC
7 1 (0.81%) Remedy
7 1 (0.81%) VMware