The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swansea 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 8 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 22 12 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 24.72% 42.86% 42.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 52.17% 49.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 18
Median daily rate £500 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £650 £508
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 £42.29 £36.13
% change year-on-year -1.86% +17.06%  

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 Swansea with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swansea
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 66 23 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 74.16% 82.14% 86.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 18 27
Median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.61
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 Swansea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swansea 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 Swansea

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Swansea over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Swansea

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 22 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 76 (84.44%) Java
2 59 (65.56%) Security Cleared
3 52 (57.78%) SC Cleared
4 43 (47.78%) Jenkins
5 35 (38.89%) Ansible
6 30 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 30 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (32.22%) Software Delivery
8 28 (31.11%) REST
9 25 (27.78%) Mentoring
9 25 (27.78%) Domain-Driven Design
9 25 (27.78%) SQL
10 24 (26.67%) Configuration Management
10 24 (26.67%) Relational Database
11 22 (24.44%) Scrum
12 21 (23.33%) Software Engineering
12 21 (23.33%) Web Services
13 20 (22.22%) Windows
13 20 (22.22%) Linux
14 19 (21.11%) WebLogic
14 19 (21.11%) Unix
14 19 (21.11%) Open Source
15 18 (20.00%) CSS
16 17 (18.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (17.78%) Cucumber
17 16 (17.78%) HTML
17 16 (17.78%) Finance
17 16 (17.78%) Selenium
18 15 (16.67%) Marketing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea 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 19 (21.11%) WebLogic
2 13 (14.44%) Apache
3 7 (7.78%) Confluence
4 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 15 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 30 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
1 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.78%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.56%) Event Store
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.11%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (47.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (17.78%) Cucumber
2 16 (17.78%) Selenium
3 15 (16.67%) JUnit
4 13 (14.44%) JBehave
5 7 (7.78%) JIRA
5 7 (7.78%) Maven
6 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.11%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.11%) Capybara
8 1 (1.11%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Electronics
2 15 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 15 (16.67%) Marketing
2 15 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (58.89%) Developer
2 33 (36.67%) Java Developer
3 22 (24.44%) Java Engineer
4 15 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Applications Developer
6 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Architect
9 7 (7.78%) AWS Developer
9 7 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
11 5 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (4.44%) Technical Architect
13 3 (3.33%) C# Developer
13 3 (3.33%) Software Developer
13 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.11%) REST
2 21 (23.33%) Web Services
3 18 (20.00%) CSS
4 16 (17.78%) HTML
5 15 (16.67%) JSON
6 14 (15.56%) Dropwizard
7 13 (14.44%) XML
8 11 (12.22%) Spring
9 6 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (6.67%) MCollective
10 4 (4.44%) RESTful
11 3 (3.33%) .NET
11 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.22%) NHibernate
12 2 (2.22%) Sass
12 2 (2.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Clustering
2 6 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (1.11%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Linux
1 20 (22.22%) Windows
2 19 (21.11%) Unix
3 6 (6.67%) AIX
3 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (32.22%) Software Delivery
3 25 (27.78%) Domain-Driven Design
3 25 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 24 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 22 (24.44%) Scrum
6 21 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 19 (21.11%) Open Source
8 17 (18.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (16.67%) Programme Management
10 14 (15.56%) Problem Management
11 10 (11.11%) DevOps
12 7 (7.78%) High Availability
12 7 (7.78%) IT Governance
13 6 (6.67%) Project Management
14 5 (5.56%) CQRS
15 4 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 76 (84.44%) Java
2 30 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 25 (27.78%) SQL
4 3 (3.33%) C#
4 3 (3.33%) Ruby
5 2 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) Go
6 1 (1.11%) Perl
6 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (65.56%) Security Cleared
2 52 (57.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) Degree
4 6 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (6.67%) PowerHA
2 2 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (38.89%) Ansible
2 9 (10.00%) Puppet
3 6 (6.67%) Nessus
3 6 (6.67%) Packer
3 6 (6.67%) Rundeck
3 6 (6.67%) SCCM
3 6 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (6.67%) Zenoss
4 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) SAP
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle
3 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.78%) VMware
4 6 (6.67%) IBM
4 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.67%) Sonatype
4 6 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (1.11%) SaltStack