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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Wales / North Wales
Rank 3 8 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 10.00% 5.88% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% 10.00% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £600 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -1.77% +16.95%  

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 North Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4 10 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales 40.00% 58.82% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 12
Median daily rate £363 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -35.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Wales 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
3 3 (33.33%) Protractor
3 3 (33.33%) Grunt
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) Node.js
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) gulp
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Django
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Grunt
2 3 (33.33%) gulp
2 3 (33.33%) Protractor
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Gatling
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Angular Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) Django Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) Django
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) MvvmCross
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) API Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Xamarin