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 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
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 65.79% 25.71% 18.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 71.43% 31.03% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 22
Median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +4.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £280 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £550 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +1.47% +12.81%  

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 35 29 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 92.11% 82.86% 85.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 69 193
Median daily rate £525 £520 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +15.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +5.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 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
Swansea +1 24 £500 +11.11% 8
Carmarthenshire - 1 £138 -
Agile Software Development
Wales

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 West Wales region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 28 (59.57%) Java
2 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
3 22 (46.81%) SC Cleared
4 16 (34.04%) Mentoring
5 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
6 13 (27.66%) Scrum
6 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
7 12 (25.53%) Problem Management
7 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
8 11 (23.40%) Ansible
9 10 (21.28%) Coaching
9 10 (21.28%) Software Delivery
9 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
10 9 (19.15%) ITIL
10 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
10 9 (19.15%) Product Management
10 9 (19.15%) REST
10 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
11 8 (17.02%) A/B Testing
11 8 (17.02%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
11 8 (17.02%) Web Services
11 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
13 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
13 6 (12.77%) Finance
13 6 (12.77%) .NET
14 5 (10.64%) SAP

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DSL
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Android Studio
3 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.13%) Hudson
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Electronics
2 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.64%) Marketing
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Java Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Agile Coach
3 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Applications Support
4 8 (17.02%) Applications Support Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Digital Agile Coach
5 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Digital Transformation
6 5 (10.64%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) AWS Developer
8 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) REST
2 8 (17.02%) Web Services
3 6 (12.77%) .NET
4 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.51%) CSS
4 4 (8.51%) HTML
5 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (6.38%) Spring
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.26%) jQuery
6 2 (4.26%) NHibernate
6 2 (4.26%) Sass
6 2 (4.26%) WCF
7 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.13%) CSS3
7 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Android
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Mentoring
2 13 (27.66%) Scrum
2 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
3 12 (25.53%) Problem Management
4 10 (21.28%) Coaching
4 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (21.28%) Software Delivery
5 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
5 9 (19.15%) ITIL
5 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
5 9 (19.15%) Product Management
6 8 (17.02%) A/B Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
8 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (10.64%) Web Development
9 4 (8.51%) MVC
9 4 (8.51%) Open Source
9 4 (8.51%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
2 22 (46.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Marathon
2 1 (2.13%) Mesos
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Rundeck
2 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.13%) SaltStack