The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 25 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 157 145 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 29.68% 30.66% 26.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.20% 38.98% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 106 130
Median daily rate £393 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 £53.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.04% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.18%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 459 372 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.77% 78.65% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 265 384
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 19
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £72.50 £16.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South 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 South Wales

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in South Wales

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in South Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in South Wales

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in South Wales

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 80 £370 -7.50% 16
Newport +1 58 £500 +19.40% 1
Bridgend +4 2 £300 -20.00%
Agile Software Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 79 (26.96%) Scrum
2 73 (24.91%) Java
3 59 (20.14%) SQL
4 47 (16.04%) Oracle
5 45 (15.36%) Software Engineering
6 44 (15.02%) Security Cleared
7 41 (13.99%) Test Automation
8 40 (13.65%) C#
8 40 (13.65%) Python
8 40 (13.65%) Microservices
9 39 (13.31%) Relational Database
10 37 (12.63%) HTML
11 35 (11.95%) JavaScript
11 35 (11.95%) .NET
12 32 (10.92%) TDD
12 32 (10.92%) RDBMS
12 32 (10.92%) DevOps
12 32 (10.92%) Mentoring
13 29 (9.90%) Coaching
13 29 (9.90%) CSS
13 29 (9.90%) Finance
13 29 (9.90%) Web Development
14 28 (9.56%) Git (software)
15 27 (9.22%) AngularJS
15 27 (9.22%) Jenkins
15 27 (9.22%) Windows
16 26 (8.87%) SQL Server
16 26 (8.87%) Linux
16 26 (8.87%) jQuery
16 26 (8.87%) Unit Testing

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 16 (5.46%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.75%) Apache
3 9 (3.07%) Confluence
3 9 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.73%) OpenROAD
5 7 (2.39%) SAS
6 5 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.71%) Jupyter
7 4 (1.37%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.02%) Drupal
8 3 (1.02%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.02%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.02%) Tornado
9 2 (0.68%) IIS
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.71%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.71%) GitHub
4 3 (1.02%) PaaS
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.68%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.68%) Route 53
5 2 (0.68%) Trello
5 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.10%) HTTP
2 8 (2.73%) DNS
3 7 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.37%) DSL
5 3 (1.02%) Skype
5 3 (1.02%) SSL
5 3 (1.02%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.68%) DHCP
6 2 (0.68%) FTP
6 2 (0.68%) IPsec
6 2 (0.68%) LDAP
7 1 (0.34%) Internet
7 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.31%) Relational Database
2 32 (10.92%) RDBMS
3 26 (8.87%) SQL Server
4 21 (7.17%) Big Data
4 21 (7.17%) MongoDB
5 20 (6.83%) Hadoop
6 18 (6.14%) Oracle Database
7 14 (4.78%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (4.44%) Oracle9i Database
9 12 (4.10%) Ingres
10 10 (3.41%) MySQL
11 5 (1.71%) HBase
11 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.37%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.02%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 28 (9.56%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.22%) Jenkins
3 23 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (7.85%) Visual Studio
4 21 (7.17%) JIRA
5 13 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 13 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (4.10%) MSBuild
7 11 (3.75%) Selenium
8 8 (2.73%) Ant
8 8 (2.73%) Maven
9 7 (2.39%) Subversion
10 4 (1.37%) Hudson
10 4 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.02%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.02%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.02%) Toad
11 3 (1.02%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 29 (9.90%) Finance
2 7 (2.39%) Banking
3 5 (1.71%) Marketing
3 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.37%) Back Office
5 3 (1.02%) Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Military
6 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (42.32%) Developer
2 35 (11.95%) Analyst
3 33 (11.26%) Java Developer
4 28 (9.56%) Business Analyst
5 26 (8.87%) Software Engineer
6 21 (7.17%) .NET Developer
7 17 (5.80%) Web Developer
8 16 (5.46%) Python Developer
9 14 (4.78%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.44%) Agile Business Analyst
10 13 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.44%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (4.10%) Scala Developer
12 10 (3.41%) Architect
12 10 (3.41%) Consultant
12 10 (3.41%) Java Engineer
12 10 (3.41%) SQL Developer
13 9 (3.07%) Delivery Manager
13 9 (3.07%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.63%) HTML
2 35 (11.95%) .NET
3 29 (9.90%) CSS
4 27 (9.22%) AngularJS
5 26 (8.87%) jQuery
6 24 (8.19%) HTML5
6 24 (8.19%) Spring
7 22 (7.51%) .NET Framework
8 20 (6.83%) Entity Framework
8 20 (6.83%) Web Services
9 19 (6.48%) CSS3
9 19 (6.48%) WCF
10 17 (5.80%) Ajax
10 17 (5.80%) Hibernate
10 17 (5.80%) LINQ
10 17 (5.80%) RESTful
11 15 (5.12%) React
12 14 (4.78%) ASP.NET
13 13 (4.44%) Node.js
13 13 (4.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.85%) User Experience
2 14 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.75%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.07%) NHS
5 8 (2.73%) Fintech
6 7 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.05%) PMI
8 5 (1.71%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.37%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.37%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.68%) Life Science
10 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.68%) Social Media
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.68%) W3C
11 1 (0.34%) AS400
11 1 (0.34%) Handset
11 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.22%) Windows
2 26 (8.87%) Linux
3 12 (4.10%) Unix
4 9 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.73%) AIX
6 4 (1.37%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.02%) pSOS
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.68%) Android
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (26.96%) Scrum
2 45 (15.36%) Software Engineering
3 41 (13.99%) Test Automation
4 40 (13.65%) Microservices
5 32 (10.92%) DevOps
5 32 (10.92%) Mentoring
5 32 (10.92%) TDD
6 29 (9.90%) Coaching
6 29 (9.90%) Web Development
7 26 (8.87%) Unit Testing
8 25 (8.53%) Front End Development
9 24 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (8.19%) Project Management
9 24 (8.19%) Waterfall
10 22 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (6.83%) BDD
11 20 (6.83%) OOP
12 18 (6.14%) SDLC
13 16 (5.46%) UML
14 15 (5.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.91%) Java
2 59 (20.14%) SQL
3 40 (13.65%) C#
3 40 (13.65%) Python
4 35 (11.95%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.12%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.73%) C
6 8 (2.73%) Ingres ABF
6 8 (2.73%) Scala
7 7 (2.39%) C++
8 6 (2.05%) Perl
8 6 (2.05%) PHP
9 5 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.71%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.71%) R
10 4 (1.37%) JCL
10 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.02%) Go
11 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (15.02%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (3.07%) Degree
5 6 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.05%) PMP
6 5 (1.71%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.68%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) CBAP
7 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.68%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) APMP
8 1 (0.34%) CISA
8 1 (0.34%) CISM
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 10 (3.41%) QA
2 5 (1.71%) P3O
3 2 (0.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) WAI
4 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (8.19%) Docker
2 3 (1.02%) iptables
3 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.68%) Xen
4 1 (0.34%) HDFS
4 1 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (4.44%) Puppet
2 8 (2.73%) Ansible
3 6 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.71%) Marathon
4 5 (1.71%) Mesos
4 5 (1.71%) Rundeck
4 5 (1.71%) Terraform
5 4 (1.37%) Control-M
6 2 (0.68%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.34%) Oozie
7 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (16.04%) Oracle
2 21 (7.17%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.14%) Cloudera
4 11 (3.75%) SAP
5 9 (3.07%) Teradata
6 7 (2.39%) Thunderhead
7 5 (1.71%) HP
7 5 (1.71%) Splunk
8 4 (1.37%) BMC
8 4 (1.37%) Micro Focus
8 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.37%) Remedy
9 3 (1.02%) Informatica
9 3 (1.02%) Lotus
9 3 (1.02%) Zend
10 2 (0.68%) Adobe
10 2 (0.68%) Google
10 2 (0.68%) Nintex
10 2 (0.68%) VMware
10 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £335 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport, Gwent
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Agile Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago