Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 81 68 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 59.56% 56.20% 50.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 66.94% 62.39% 54.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 54
West Wales median daily rate £500 £523 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.31% +8.57% +28.33%
10th Percentile £413 £288 £363
90th Percentile £604 £600 £615
Wales median daily rate £425 £406 £450
% change year-on-year +4.62% -9.72% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Wales median hourly rate £22.00 £40.55 £46.50
% change year-on-year -45.75% -12.80% +16.98%

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 121 109 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 88.97% 90.08% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 72 105
West Wales median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £348 £276 £187
90th Percentile £597 £605 £638
Wales median daily rate £418 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +7.74% -3.13% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Wales median hourly rate £35.00 - £17.36
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £20.69 £18.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% +14.94% +14.29%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 0 81 £500 -4.76% 19
Agile Software Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 44 (54.32%) Java
2 29 (35.80%) JIRA
3 28 (34.57%) Confluence
4 26 (32.10%) User Stories
5 25 (30.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (29.63%) Scrum
7 23 (28.40%) HTML
7 23 (28.40%) SQL
8 22 (27.16%) Oracle
8 22 (27.16%) WebLogic
8 22 (27.16%) EJB
8 22 (27.16%) JDBC
8 22 (27.16%) JSP
8 22 (27.16%) Struts
8 22 (27.16%) XML
8 22 (27.16%) WSDL
9 21 (25.93%) WebLogic Workshop
9 21 (25.93%) MongoDB
9 21 (25.93%) Play Framework
9 21 (25.93%) Dropwizard
10 17 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
11 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
12 15 (18.52%) Business Analysis
12 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
13 14 (17.28%) Scala
14 13 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (16.05%) BPSS Clearance
15 11 (13.58%) Software Delivery
15 11 (13.58%) Decision-Making

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 28 (34.57%) Confluence
2 22 (27.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Extranet
1 9 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.64%) Event Store
3 7 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (35.80%) JIRA
2 21 (25.93%) WebLogic Workshop
3 9 (11.11%) Spinnaker
4 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.70%) Selenium
5 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.23%) CA Gen
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Electronics
2 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.23%) Marketing
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Developer
2 28 (34.57%) Analyst
2 28 (34.57%) Business Analyst
3 14 (17.28%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Cloud Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Principal Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Principal Software Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Business Integration Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (3.70%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.40%) HTML
2 22 (27.16%) EJB
2 22 (27.16%) JDBC
2 22 (27.16%) JSP
2 22 (27.16%) Struts
2 22 (27.16%) WSDL
2 22 (27.16%) XML
3 21 (25.93%) Dropwizard
3 21 (25.93%) Play Framework
4 9 (11.11%) Web Services
5 8 (9.88%) REST
6 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.23%) CSS
6 1 (1.23%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.23%) Node.js
6 1 (1.23%) OAuth
6 1 (1.23%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.23%) React
6 1 (1.23%) RESTful
6 1 (1.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.47%) User Experience
3 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) User Stories
2 25 (30.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (29.63%) Scrum
4 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 13 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (13.58%) Decision-Making
7 11 (13.58%) ETL
7 11 (13.58%) Software Delivery
8 9 (11.11%) Workflow
9 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.88%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (9.88%) Planning and Forecasting
9 8 (9.88%) Resource Management
10 7 (8.64%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (8.64%) Open Source
11 6 (7.41%) CQRS
12 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.17%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 4 (4.94%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (54.32%) Java
2 23 (28.40%) SQL
3 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.28%) Scala
5 7 (8.64%) Java 8
6 3 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Oracle
2 1 (1.23%) CA
2 1 (1.23%) Google
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.23%) SAP