Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 20 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
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 18.18% 14.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.78% 27.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
North Wales median daily rate £363 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% - -
Wales median daily rate £413 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £40.55 £46.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year -12.80% +16.98% -24.29%

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 North Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 36 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 65.45% 51.43% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 5
North Wales median daily rate £353 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +4.62% +52.94%
10th Percentile £130 £130 £183
90th Percentile £438 £461 £408
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
North Wales median hourly rate £15.86 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% +18.18% -37.00%
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in North Wales

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in North Wales

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in North Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in North Wales

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham +2 3 £410 +9.33% 4
Denbighshire +1 1 £275 -31.25%
Flintshire -6 1 £188 -56.65% 2
Agile Software Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 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 North Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (30.00%) DSDM
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter
6 1 (10.00%) PMO
6 1 (10.00%) Hardware Maintenance

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) Modbus
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) Nortel Meridian
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCADA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Handset
1 1 (10.00%) Renewable Energy
1 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Coaching
3 3 (30.00%) DSDM
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Avaya Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Avaya
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Nortel
1 1 (10.00%) Panasonic
1 1 (10.00%) Siemens
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter