The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport 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 / Newport
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 58 32 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 52.25% 31.68% 52.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 63.74% 36.78% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 71
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £475
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 £48.75 £72.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.75% -  
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 Newport with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Newport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 91 87 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport 81.98% 86.14% 91.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 124
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Median hourly rate £55.41 £70.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.85% +566.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £41.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £73.70 £13.55
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 Newport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newport 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 Newport

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Newport

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Newport over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Newport

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Newport

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 Newport region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 31 (33.70%) Python
2 27 (29.35%) Java
3 22 (23.91%) Security Cleared
4 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
5 18 (19.57%) Coaching
6 17 (18.48%) Mentoring
6 17 (18.48%) TDD
7 16 (17.39%) Scrum
7 16 (17.39%) Relational Database
7 16 (17.39%) Cloudera
7 16 (17.39%) Hadoop
8 15 (16.30%) Oracle
9 14 (15.22%) Big Data
9 14 (15.22%) Apache Spark
10 13 (14.13%) Microservices
11 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
11 12 (13.04%) RDBMS
11 12 (13.04%) SQL
11 12 (13.04%) NoSQL
11 12 (13.04%) Waterfall
11 12 (13.04%) BDD
12 11 (11.96%) Analytics
12 11 (11.96%) SAP
12 11 (11.96%) Ingres
12 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.87%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (10.87%) Project Management
13 10 (10.87%) Algorithms
14 9 (9.78%) Business Analytics

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 14 (15.22%) Apache Spark
2 8 (8.70%) OpenROAD
3 7 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.52%) SAS
5 5 (5.43%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (4.35%) Jupyter
7 3 (3.26%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) GitHub
1 3 (3.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) Hadoop
1 16 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 14 (15.22%) Big Data
3 12 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 11 (11.96%) Ingres
5 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.35%) HBase
7 3 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.17%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.26%) Ant
2 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.26%) Maven
2 3 (3.26%) Toad
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) Selenium
3 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Developer
2 14 (15.22%) Analyst
3 13 (14.13%) Python Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Software Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) Scala Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Agile Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.43%) Big Data Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Java Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Portfolio Manager
10 4 (4.35%) Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Big Data Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Consultant
10 4 (4.35%) Data Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) RESTful
2 5 (5.43%) PySpark
3 4 (4.35%) .NET
4 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.26%) Kafka
4 3 (3.26%) ODBC
4 3 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.26%) REST
4 3 (3.26%) Swagger
4 3 (3.26%) Web Services
5 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.17%) CSS
5 2 (2.17%) CSS3
5 2 (2.17%) HTML
5 2 (2.17%) HTML5
5 2 (2.17%) React
5 2 (2.17%) Velocity
6 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Algorithms
2 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.43%) PMI
4 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.35%) User Experience
5 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) AIX
1 8 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (2.17%) pSOS
3 1 (1.09%) Windows
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
2 18 (19.57%) Coaching
3 17 (18.48%) Mentoring
3 17 (18.48%) TDD
4 16 (17.39%) Scrum
5 13 (14.13%) Microservices
6 12 (13.04%) BDD
6 12 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 11 (11.96%) Analytics
7 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.87%) Project Management
8 10 (10.87%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (9.78%) Business Analytics
10 7 (7.61%) Kanban
10 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
10 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (6.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.70%) Python
2 27 (29.35%) Java
3 12 (13.04%) SQL
4 8 (8.70%) C
4 8 (8.70%) Ingres ABF
5 7 (7.61%) C#
6 6 (6.52%) Scala
7 5 (5.43%) R
8 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (5.43%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.43%) PMP
4 2 (2.17%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) P3O
2 1 (1.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Cloudera
2 15 (16.30%) Oracle
3 11 (11.96%) SAP
4 9 (9.78%) Teradata
5 3 (3.26%) Lotus
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.17%) Nintex
7 1 (1.09%) ESRI