The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 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 196 167 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.77% 30.14% 25.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.05% 38.48% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 123 167
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £53.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.11% -  
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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 434 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.74% 78.34% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 304 479
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 21 27
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 £10.88 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Wales

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Wales

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Wales

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales 0 159 £393 -1.87% 16
West Wales +1 25 £475 +5.55% 12
North Wales - 1 - - 3
Agile Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 103 (28.93%) Java
2 99 (27.81%) Scrum
3 73 (20.51%) Security Cleared
4 64 (17.98%) SQL
5 59 (16.57%) Software Engineering
6 52 (14.61%) Mentoring
7 50 (14.04%) Relational Database
7 50 (14.04%) JavaScript
8 48 (13.48%) SC Cleared
9 47 (13.20%) Oracle
10 45 (12.64%) C#
10 45 (12.64%) Test Automation
11 44 (12.36%) HTML
11 44 (12.36%) Coaching
12 43 (12.08%) Microservices
13 41 (11.52%) .NET
14 40 (11.24%) Python
15 39 (10.96%) Jenkins
16 36 (10.11%) Git (software)
16 36 (10.11%) Finance
17 35 (9.83%) DevOps
18 34 (9.55%) CSS
18 34 (9.55%) TDD
18 34 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (9.55%) Web Development
19 32 (8.99%) RDBMS
19 32 (8.99%) SQL Server
20 31 (8.71%) Linux
21 29 (8.15%) Spring
21 29 (8.15%) AngularJS

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (4.21%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.09%) Apache
3 9 (2.53%) Confluence
3 9 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.25%) OpenROAD
5 7 (1.97%) SAS
6 5 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.12%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.12%) Jupyter
7 4 (1.12%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.84%) Drupal
8 3 (0.84%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.84%) Tornado
9 2 (0.56%) IIS
9 2 (0.56%) Jetty
9 2 (0.56%) nginx
9 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.40%) GitHub
5 3 (0.84%) PaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.56%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.56%) Route 53
6 2 (0.56%) Trello
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.93%) HTTP
2 8 (2.25%) DNS
2 8 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.40%) DSL
4 4 (1.12%) Skype
5 3 (0.84%) Internet
5 3 (0.84%) SSL
5 3 (0.84%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.56%) DHCP
6 2 (0.56%) FTP
6 2 (0.56%) IPsec
6 2 (0.56%) LDAP
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.28%) LAN
7 1 (0.28%) Modbus
7 1 (0.28%) SNMP
7 1 (0.28%) SSH
7 1 (0.28%) WAN
7 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.04%) Relational Database
2 32 (8.99%) RDBMS
2 32 (8.99%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.46%) MongoDB
4 22 (6.18%) Big Data
5 19 (5.34%) Hadoop
6 18 (5.06%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.93%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (3.65%) Oracle9i Database
9 12 (3.37%) Ingres
10 10 (2.81%) MySQL
11 9 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.69%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.40%) HBase
14 4 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 4 (1.12%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (10.96%) Jenkins
2 36 (10.11%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (6.46%) Visual Studio
5 21 (5.90%) JIRA
6 15 (4.21%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.65%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (3.37%) MSBuild
9 11 (3.09%) Selenium
10 8 (2.25%) Ant
10 8 (2.25%) Maven
11 7 (1.97%) Subversion
12 5 (1.40%) Hudson
12 5 (1.40%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
14 3 (0.84%) Android Studio
14 3 (0.84%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.84%) Travis CI
14 3 (0.84%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (10.11%) Finance
2 11 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.81%) Marketing
4 7 (1.97%) Banking
5 6 (1.69%) Back Office
5 6 (1.69%) Electronics
5 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Military
7 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 142 (39.89%) Developer
2 42 (11.80%) Java Developer
3 35 (9.83%) Analyst
4 33 (9.27%) Software Engineer
5 27 (7.58%) Business Analyst
6 25 (7.02%) .NET Developer
7 24 (6.74%) Java Engineer
8 17 (4.78%) Agile Coach
8 17 (4.78%) Web Developer
9 15 (4.21%) Project Manager
9 15 (4.21%) Python Developer
10 14 (3.93%) Senior Developer
10 14 (3.93%) Support Engineer
11 13 (3.65%) Agile Business Analyst
11 13 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (3.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (3.65%) Java Software Engineer
12 12 (3.37%) Architect
12 12 (3.37%) Consultant
12 12 (3.37%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.36%) HTML
2 41 (11.52%) .NET
3 34 (9.55%) CSS
4 29 (8.15%) AngularJS
4 29 (8.15%) Spring
5 28 (7.87%) jQuery
5 28 (7.87%) Web Services
6 26 (7.30%) HTML5
7 23 (6.46%) .NET Framework
7 23 (6.46%) REST
8 21 (5.90%) WCF
9 20 (5.62%) CSS3
9 20 (5.62%) Entity Framework
10 19 (5.34%) Hibernate
10 19 (5.34%) RESTful
11 18 (5.06%) Ajax
11 18 (5.06%) ASP.NET
12 17 (4.78%) LINQ
13 16 (4.49%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (4.49%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.46%) User Experience
2 15 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.81%) Algorithms
4 9 (2.53%) NHS
5 8 (2.25%) Fintech
6 7 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.69%) PMI
8 5 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.12%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.56%) Life Science
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.56%) Social Media
10 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.56%) W3C
11 1 (0.28%) AS400
11 1 (0.28%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.28%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.71%) Linux
2 28 (7.87%) Windows
3 15 (4.21%) Unix
4 9 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.25%) AIX
6 6 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.12%) Android
7 4 (1.12%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.84%) pSOS
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (27.81%) Scrum
2 59 (16.57%) Software Engineering
3 52 (14.61%) Mentoring
4 45 (12.64%) Test Automation
5 44 (12.36%) Coaching
6 43 (12.08%) Microservices
7 35 (9.83%) DevOps
8 34 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (9.55%) TDD
8 34 (9.55%) Web Development
9 28 (7.87%) Project Management
9 28 (7.87%) Unit Testing
9 28 (7.87%) Waterfall
10 26 (7.30%) Front End Development
11 25 (7.02%) ITIL
12 24 (6.74%) PRINCE2
12 24 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (5.90%) BDD
13 21 (5.90%) Configuration Management
14 20 (5.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 103 (28.93%) Java
2 64 (17.98%) SQL
3 50 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 45 (12.64%) C#
5 40 (11.24%) Python
6 15 (4.21%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.25%) C
7 8 (2.25%) Ingres ABF
7 8 (2.25%) Scala
8 7 (1.97%) C++
8 7 (1.97%) Perl
9 6 (1.69%) PHP
9 6 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.40%) Go
10 5 (1.40%) R
11 4 (1.12%) JCL
12 3 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 73 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 48 (13.48%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (2.81%) Degree
6 6 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.69%) PMP
7 4 (1.12%) ISEB
8 2 (0.56%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) CBAP
8 2 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.28%) APMP
9 1 (0.28%) CCIE
9 1 (0.28%) CISA
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CISM
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.81%) QA
3 5 (1.40%) P3O
4 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.56%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) WAI
5 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (7.02%) Docker
2 3 (0.84%) iptables
2 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.56%) Xen
4 1 (0.28%) NFS
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (5.34%) Ansible
2 14 (3.93%) Puppet
3 7 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.69%) Marathon
4 6 (1.69%) Mesos
4 6 (1.69%) Rundeck
4 6 (1.69%) Terraform
5 5 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.12%) Control-M
7 2 (0.56%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (13.20%) Oracle
2 21 (5.90%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.78%) Cloudera
4 16 (4.49%) SAP
5 9 (2.53%) Teradata
6 7 (1.97%) Thunderhead
7 5 (1.40%) HP
7 5 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.40%) Splunk
8 4 (1.12%) BMC
8 4 (1.12%) Micro Focus
8 4 (1.12%) Remedy
9 3 (0.84%) Informatica
9 3 (0.84%) Lotus
9 3 (0.84%) VMware
9 3 (0.84%) Zend
10 2 (0.56%) Adobe
10 2 (0.56%) Google
10 2 (0.56%) Nintex
10 2 (0.56%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £335 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago