Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 24 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
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
24 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 69 86 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 57.02% 51.81% 22.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 63.89% 56.58% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 31
West Wales median daily rate £520 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +26.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £288 £363 £300
90th Percentile £600 £612 £510
Wales median daily rate £413 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £40.55 £46.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year -12.80% +16.98% -24.29%

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 West Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 108 152 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 89.26% 91.57% 83.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 108 87
West Wales median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £276 £187 £236
90th Percentile £605 £638 £575
Wales median daily rate £390 £400 £351
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.12% -3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
West Wales median hourly rate - £17.36 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -28.90%
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -5.86%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in West Wales

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in West Wales

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in West Wales

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea 0 68 £523 +10.00% 8
Carmarthenshire - 1 £138 - 1
Agile Software Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 50 (72.46%) Java
2 43 (62.32%) Open Source
3 42 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (57.97%) JavaScript
5 37 (53.62%) Web Services
6 36 (52.17%) Dropwizard
7 32 (46.38%) HTML
7 32 (46.38%) CSS
8 31 (44.93%) SQL
9 29 (42.03%) Git (software)
10 28 (40.58%) NoSQL
11 27 (39.13%) PaaS
11 27 (39.13%) CQRS
11 27 (39.13%) Serverless
11 27 (39.13%) RESTful
12 26 (37.68%) Python
12 26 (37.68%) Node.js
13 22 (31.88%) Software Delivery
14 19 (27.54%) REST
14 19 (27.54%) Relational Database
14 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
15 18 (26.09%) MongoDB
16 17 (24.64%) SC Cleared
16 17 (24.64%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (23.19%) BPSS Clearance
17 16 (23.19%) Collaborative Working
18 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
18 12 (17.39%) Scrum
19 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
20 9 (13.04%) PCI DSS

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 42 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (39.13%) PaaS
2 27 (39.13%) Serverless
3 8 (11.59%) Google Analytics
4 3 (4.35%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) NoSQL
2 19 (27.54%) Relational Database
3 18 (26.09%) MongoDB
4 17 (24.64%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (11.59%) Event Store
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.90%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (42.03%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.35%) JUnit
3 3 (4.35%) Selenium
3 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.90%) JBehave
4 2 (2.90%) JIRA
5 1 (1.45%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.45%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.45%) FxCop
5 1 (1.45%) JMeter
5 1 (1.45%) NUnit
5 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.45%) TestNG
5 1 (1.45%) TestRail
5 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Electronics
2 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.35%) Marketing
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (63.77%) Developer
2 28 (40.58%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Architect
3 9 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 5 (7.25%) Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Payments Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Agile Development Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Development Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Scrum Master
7 2 (2.90%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (53.62%) Web Services
2 36 (52.17%) Dropwizard
3 32 (46.38%) CSS
3 32 (46.38%) HTML
4 27 (39.13%) RESTful
5 26 (37.68%) Node.js
6 19 (27.54%) REST
7 9 (13.04%) SOAP
8 8 (11.59%) Play Framework
9 4 (5.80%) .NET
10 3 (4.35%) JSON
11 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.90%) XML
12 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.45%) CSS3
12 1 (1.45%) HTML5
12 1 (1.45%) jQuery
12 1 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
1 2 (2.90%) Unix
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Open Source
2 27 (39.13%) CQRS
3 22 (31.88%) Software Delivery
4 16 (23.19%) Collaborative Working
5 12 (17.39%) Scrum
6 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.04%) Analytics
8 8 (11.59%) Coaching
8 8 (11.59%) Data Security
9 7 (10.14%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.70%) Project Management
10 6 (8.70%) Web Development
11 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.25%) SDLC
12 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
13 3 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 50 (72.46%) Java
2 40 (57.97%) JavaScript
3 31 (44.93%) SQL
4 26 (37.68%) Python
5 4 (5.80%) C#
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.64%) SC Cleared
3 16 (23.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.80%) ISEB
5 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.45%) PMP
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.14%) GDPR
2 7 (10.14%) PSD2
3 4 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Google
2 4 (5.80%) SAP
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle