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 3 months to 28 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.

Agile Software Development
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 22 12 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 25.88% 37.50% 43.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.92% 44.44% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 23
Median daily rate £500 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £650 £500
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 £42.00 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.95%  

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 West Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 63 27 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 74.12% 84.38% 83.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 33
Median daily rate £495 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Swansea -8 21 £500 +11.11% 10
Agile Software Development
Wales

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales

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

1 73 (82.95%) Java
2 57 (64.77%) Security Cleared
3 51 (57.95%) SC Cleared
4 41 (46.59%) Jenkins
5 34 (38.64%) Ansible
6 29 (32.95%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (32.95%) Software Delivery
7 28 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 26 (29.55%) REST
9 25 (28.41%) Mentoring
10 24 (27.27%) SQL
11 23 (26.14%) Configuration Management
11 23 (26.14%) Domain-Driven Design
11 23 (26.14%) Relational Database
12 22 (25.00%) Scrum
13 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
13 20 (22.73%) Web Services
13 20 (22.73%) Windows
13 20 (22.73%) Linux
14 19 (21.59%) WebLogic
14 19 (21.59%) Unix
15 18 (20.45%) CSS
15 18 (20.45%) Open Source
16 17 (19.32%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (18.18%) Cucumber
17 16 (18.18%) HTML
17 16 (18.18%) Selenium
18 15 (17.05%) JSON
18 15 (17.05%) Automated Testing

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 19 (21.59%) WebLogic
2 12 (13.64%) Apache
3 7 (7.95%) Confluence
4 6 (6.82%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 14 (15.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.95%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) DSL
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
1 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.14%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.68%) Event Store
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.14%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (46.59%) Jenkins
2 16 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 16 (18.18%) Selenium
3 15 (17.05%) JUnit
4 13 (14.77%) JBehave
5 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.95%) JIRA
6 6 (6.82%) Maven
6 6 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.14%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.14%) Capybara
8 1 (1.14%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Electronics
2 14 (15.91%) Manufacturing
2 14 (15.91%) Marketing
2 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (57.95%) Developer
2 32 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 21 (23.86%) Java Engineer
4 14 (15.91%) Cloud Developer
5 11 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 9 (10.23%) Software Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) Architect
10 6 (6.82%) Applications Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.82%) Applications Support Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) AWS Developer
10 6 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (5.68%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) Technical Architect
13 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
13 3 (3.41%) Software Developer
13 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.55%) REST
2 20 (22.73%) Web Services
3 18 (20.45%) CSS
4 16 (18.18%) HTML
5 15 (17.05%) JSON
6 14 (15.91%) Dropwizard
7 13 (14.77%) XML
8 10 (11.36%) Spring
9 6 (6.82%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (6.82%) MCollective
10 4 (4.55%) RESTful
11 3 (3.41%) .NET
11 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.41%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.27%) NHibernate
12 2 (2.27%) Sass
12 2 (2.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Clustering
2 6 (6.82%) PKI
3 1 (1.14%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Linux
1 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 19 (21.59%) Unix
3 6 (6.82%) AIX
3 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Software Delivery
2 28 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (28.41%) Mentoring
4 23 (26.14%) Configuration Management
4 23 (26.14%) Domain-Driven Design
5 22 (25.00%) Scrum
6 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 18 (20.45%) Open Source
8 17 (19.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (17.05%) Automated Testing
10 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (15.91%) Problem Management
10 14 (15.91%) Programme Management
11 10 (11.36%) DevOps
12 7 (7.95%) High Availability
12 7 (7.95%) IT Governance
13 6 (6.82%) Project Management
14 5 (5.68%) CQRS
15 4 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 73 (82.95%) Java
2 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 24 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (3.41%) C#
4 3 (3.41%) Ruby
5 2 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) Go
6 1 (1.14%) Perl
6 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (64.77%) Security Cleared
2 51 (57.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) Degree
3 6 (6.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.91%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (6.82%) PowerHA
2 2 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (38.64%) Ansible
2 9 (10.23%) Puppet
3 7 (7.95%) Rundeck
4 6 (6.82%) Nessus
4 6 (6.82%) Packer
4 6 (6.82%) SCCM
4 6 (6.82%) Tivoli
4 6 (6.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 6 (6.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (6.82%) Zenoss
5 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.14%) Marathon
6 1 (1.14%) Mesos
6 1 (1.14%) Nagios
6 1 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) SAP
2 12 (13.64%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.95%) VMware
4 6 (6.82%) IBM
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.82%) Sonatype
4 6 (6.82%) Symantec
5 1 (1.14%) SaltStack
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