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 27 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
West Wales / Swansea
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 24 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 70.59% 24.24% 17.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 77.42% 29.63% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 14
Median daily rate £500 £500 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £283 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.23
% change year-on-year +2.36% +13.49%  

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 31 27 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 91.18% 81.82% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 45
Median daily rate £525 £520 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £665 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +5.74%  
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 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 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Swansea

For the 6 months to 27 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 28 (62.22%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) Security Cleared
3 22 (48.89%) SC Cleared
4 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
5 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.89%) Scrum
5 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
6 12 (26.67%) Problem Management
7 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
8 10 (22.22%) Ansible
8 10 (22.22%) Coaching
8 10 (22.22%) Software Delivery
8 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (20.00%) ITIL
9 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 9 (20.00%) REST
9 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (20.00%) Product Management
10 8 (17.78%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (17.78%) A/B Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Web Services
10 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
11 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
12 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
12 6 (13.33%) Finance
13 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
13 5 (11.11%) Electronics

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) Android Studio
3 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.22%) Hudson
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Electronics
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.11%) Marketing
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
1 14 (31.11%) Java Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Coach
2 10 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Applications Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Applications Support
3 8 (17.78%) Applications Support Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Digital Agile Coach
4 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Digital Transformation
5 5 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) AWS Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) REST
2 8 (17.78%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) .NET
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (6.67%) HTML
4 3 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (6.67%) Spring
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 2 (4.44%) NHibernate
5 2 (4.44%) Sass
5 2 (4.44%) WCF
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Android
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
2 13 (28.89%) Scrum
2 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
3 12 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 10 (22.22%) Coaching
4 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (20.00%) ITIL
5 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (20.00%) Product Management
6 8 (17.78%) A/B Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
8 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (11.11%) Web Development
9 4 (8.89%) Open Source
9 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.89%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) Security Cleared
2 22 (48.89%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.22%) SaltStack