Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 67 82 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 61.47% 51.90% 21.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 69.07% 55.78% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 23
Swansea median daily rate £525 £481 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.24% -5.56%
10th Percentile £290 £363 £338
90th Percentile £600 £615 £510
West Wales median daily rate £523 £481 £363
% change year-on-year +8.57% +32.76% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swansea median hourly rate - - -
West Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Swansea with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swansea
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 97 147 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 88.99% 93.04% 83.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 103 71
Swansea median daily rate £520 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £290 £187 £288
90th Percentile £621 £638 £588
West Wales median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Swansea median hourly rate - £17.36 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.22% -27.75%
West Wales median hourly rate - £17.36 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +12.00% -28.90%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Swansea

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 Swansea region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 49 (73.13%) Java
2 43 (64.18%) Open Source
3 41 (61.19%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (56.72%) JavaScript
5 36 (53.73%) Web Services
5 36 (53.73%) Dropwizard
6 31 (46.27%) HTML
6 31 (46.27%) SQL
6 31 (46.27%) CSS
7 29 (43.28%) Git (software)
8 28 (41.79%) NoSQL
9 27 (40.30%) CQRS
9 27 (40.30%) Serverless
9 27 (40.30%) PaaS
9 27 (40.30%) RESTful
10 26 (38.81%) Python
10 26 (38.81%) Node.js
11 22 (32.84%) Software Delivery
12 19 (28.36%) Relational Database
12 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
13 18 (26.87%) MongoDB
13 18 (26.87%) REST
14 17 (25.37%) SC Cleared
14 17 (25.37%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (23.88%) BPSS Clearance
15 16 (23.88%) Collaborative Working
16 12 (17.91%) Scrum
17 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
18 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (13.43%) PCI DSS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 41 (61.19%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (40.30%) PaaS
2 27 (40.30%) Serverless
3 8 (11.94%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.99%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.79%) NoSQL
2 19 (28.36%) Relational Database
3 18 (26.87%) MongoDB
4 17 (25.37%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (11.94%) Event Store
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.99%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (43.28%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.99%) JBehave
4 2 (2.99%) JIRA
4 2 (2.99%) JUnit
4 2 (2.99%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.49%) FxCop
5 1 (1.49%) NUnit
5 1 (1.49%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.49%) TestRail
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Electronics
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.48%) Marketing
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (64.18%) Developer
2 28 (41.79%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Architect
3 9 (13.43%) Technical Architect
4 5 (7.46%) Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Payments Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Development Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Development Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Product Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Software Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (53.73%) Dropwizard
1 36 (53.73%) Web Services
2 31 (46.27%) CSS
2 31 (46.27%) HTML
3 27 (40.30%) RESTful
4 26 (38.81%) Node.js
5 18 (26.87%) REST
6 9 (13.43%) SOAP
7 8 (11.94%) Play Framework
8 3 (4.48%) .NET
9 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.99%) JSON
9 2 (2.99%) XML
10 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.49%) jQuery
10 1 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
1 2 (2.99%) Unix
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (64.18%) Open Source
2 27 (40.30%) CQRS
3 22 (32.84%) Software Delivery
4 16 (23.88%) Collaborative Working
5 12 (17.91%) Scrum
6 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.43%) Analytics
8 8 (11.94%) Coaching
8 8 (11.94%) Data Security
9 7 (10.45%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.96%) Project Management
10 6 (8.96%) Web Development
11 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.46%) SDLC
12 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
13 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (73.13%) Java
2 38 (56.72%) JavaScript
3 31 (46.27%) SQL
4 26 (38.81%) Python
5 3 (4.48%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.37%) SC Cleared
3 16 (23.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.97%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.49%) PMP
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.45%) GDPR
2 7 (10.45%) PSD2
3 4 (5.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Google
2 4 (5.97%) SAP
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle