Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 24 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 32.00% 46.15% 24.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.64% 50.70% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 14
West Wales median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £443 £255 £327
90th Percentile £587 £600 £605
Wales median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £26.00 £50.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -48.00% +14.94% +62.92%

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 55 71 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 73.33% 91.03% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 49 48
West Wales median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £337 £263 £163
90th Percentile £575 £580 £620
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
West Wales median hourly rate - £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.91% +46.03%
Wales median hourly rate £14.23 £25.00 £18.56
% change year-on-year -43.07% +34.68% +33.21%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 +1 24 £550 +7.32% 7
Agile Software Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
4 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (20.83%) ETL
6 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) Intranet
7 4 (16.67%) Extranet
7 4 (16.67%) Product Management
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) Coaching
7 4 (16.67%) Workflow
7 4 (16.67%) BDD
7 4 (16.67%) Docker
8 3 (12.50%) Decision-Making
8 3 (12.50%) Spinnaker
8 3 (12.50%) Node.js
8 3 (12.50%) CSS3
8 3 (12.50%) Backbone.js
8 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (12.50%) AngularJS

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 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Extranet
1 4 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Spinnaker
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) CA Gen
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Principal Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Principal Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Coach
4 3 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (12.50%) Backbone.js
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) CSS3
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) HTML5
1 3 (12.50%) jQuery
1 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (12.50%) Node.js
1 3 (12.50%) React
1 3 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) Dropwizard
2 2 (8.33%) Ember.js
2 2 (8.33%) Ext JS
2 2 (8.33%) JSF
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) RESTful
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
3 8 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.83%) ETL
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Coaching
5 4 (16.67%) Product Management
5 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) Workflow
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Decision-Making
6 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 3 (12.50%) People Management
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) CA