Period
to 29 July 2021

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 6 months to 29 July 2021 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
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 83 60 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 29.33% 26.55% 33.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.20% 29.56% 36.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 95
10th Percentile £403 £413 £313
25th Percentile £465 £435 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £440
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +13.64% -2.22%
75th Percentile £588 £538 £500
90th Percentile £620 £575 £550
South Wales median daily rate £475 £500 £430
% change year-on-year -5.00% +16.28% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
10th Percentile £22.79 " £15.77
25th Percentile £24.30 £21.25 £16.94
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £18.87
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +19.24% +21.74%
75th Percentile £27.00 £23.75 £21.44
90th Percentile £27.44 " £22.97
South Wales median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -7.69%

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 Newport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 266 203 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 93.99% 89.82% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 153 242
10th Percentile £263 £365 £313
25th Percentile £419 £413 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £440
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £513
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
South Wales median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 8 17
10th Percentile £12.75 £17.43 £19.06
25th Percentile £16.02 £18.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate £21.86 £22.25 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year -1.75% -47.02% +105.53%
75th Percentile £27.37 £23.75 "
90th Percentile £41.52 " £46.00
South Wales median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +11.84% -0.13% +26.83%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Newport

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Newport

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Newport over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Newport

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Newport.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 Newport region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 40 (48.19%) Security Cleared
2 36 (43.37%) SC Cleared
3 28 (33.73%) DevOps
4 21 (25.30%) Project Management
5 19 (22.89%) Python
5 19 (22.89%) Social Skills
6 18 (21.69%) Public Sector
7 16 (19.28%) JIRA
8 15 (18.07%) Coaching
9 14 (16.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
10 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
10 13 (15.66%) AWS
10 13 (15.66%) Mentoring
11 12 (14.46%) Project Delivery
12 11 (13.25%) Relational Database
12 11 (13.25%) Change Management
12 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (12.05%) Test Automation
13 10 (12.05%) Confluence
14 9 (10.84%) DBS Check
14 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (9.64%) TDD
15 8 (9.64%) SQL
15 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
15 8 (9.64%) Service Design
15 8 (9.64%) GCP
15 8 (9.64%) Waterfall
15 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
15 8 (9.64%) Azure

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 10 (12.05%) Confluence
2 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.61%) CMS
4 2 (2.41%) Apache
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.20%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.20%) R Markdown
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) AWS
2 8 (9.64%) Azure
2 8 (9.64%) GCP
3 5 (6.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (6.02%) GitHub
4 3 (3.61%) Power Automate
4 3 (3.61%) Power Platform
4 3 (3.61%) PowerApps
4 3 (3.61%) Trello
5 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.41%) AWS Step Functions
5 2 (2.41%) Serverless
5 2 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.82%) Apache Hive
2 4 (4.82%) Impala
2 4 (4.82%) Metadata
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) Triplestore
3 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.61%) Power BI
4 2 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) HBase
5 1 (1.20%) Ingres
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) JIRA
2 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.41%) Ant
4 2 (2.41%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.41%) Gatling
4 2 (2.41%) GitLab
4 2 (2.41%) Locust
4 2 (2.41%) Maven
4 2 (2.41%) Selenium
4 2 (2.41%) Toad
5 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
General
1 19 (22.89%) Social Skills
2 18 (21.69%) Public Sector
3 7 (8.43%) Presentation Skills
4 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.82%) Influencing Skills
6 3 (3.61%) Finance
7 2 (2.41%) Digital Economy
7 2 (2.41%) Law
7 2 (2.41%) Publishing
8 1 (1.20%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (16.87%) Software Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Architect
3 8 (9.64%) Developer
3 8 (9.64%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.43%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.02%) Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Programme Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Designer
7 3 (3.61%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Junior
7 3 (3.61%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Python Software Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Security Advisor
7 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) PySpark
2 6 (7.23%) pytest
3 5 (6.02%) HTML
3 5 (6.02%) RESTful
4 4 (4.82%) JSON
4 4 (4.82%) JSON-LD
5 2 (2.41%) Lambda Expressions
5 2 (2.41%) Node.js
5 2 (2.41%) Play Framework
5 2 (2.41%) React
5 2 (2.41%) Serverless Framework
5 2 (2.41%) Spring
5 2 (2.41%) Struts
5 2 (2.41%) YAML
6 1 (1.20%) .NET
6 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.20%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.20%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Legacy Systems
2 7 (8.43%) Cloud Native
3 5 (6.02%) Linked Data
4 4 (4.82%) Semantic Web
5 3 (3.61%) CESG
5 3 (3.61%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.61%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.61%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.61%) W3C
6 2 (2.41%) Social Media
7 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) Linux
1 1 (1.20%) Unix
1 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) DevOps
2 21 (25.30%) Project Management
3 15 (18.07%) Coaching
4 14 (16.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.66%) Mentoring
5 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
6 12 (14.46%) Project Delivery
7 11 (13.25%) Change Management
7 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.05%) Test Automation
9 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.64%) Service Design
10 8 (9.64%) Systems Engineering
10 8 (9.64%) TDD
10 8 (9.64%) Waterfall
11 7 (8.43%) Programme Delivery
11 7 (8.43%) Risk Management
11 7 (8.43%) Scrum
12 6 (7.23%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) Python
2 8 (9.64%) SQL
3 7 (8.43%) Java
4 5 (6.02%) C#
4 5 (6.02%) R
4 5 (6.02%) Scala
5 4 (4.82%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.20%) Clojure
6 1 (1.20%) Groovy
6 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (48.19%) Security Cleared
2 36 (43.37%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.84%) DBS Check
4 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.82%) CCSP
6 3 (3.61%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) IISP
7 2 (2.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (2.41%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (2.41%) Degree
7 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.20%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.20%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.82%) Accessibility
3 3 (3.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.61%) PMO
4 1 (1.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Terraform
2 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.20%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 3 (3.61%) Google
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.61%) Okta
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle
1 3 (3.61%) Splunk
2 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
2 1 (1.20%) EMC
2 1 (1.20%) IBM
2 1 (1.20%) Lotus
2 1 (1.20%) PTC