Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 76 99 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 55.88% 47.37% 24.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 61.79% 54.40% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 10
West Wales median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +6.51%
10th Percentile £328 £363 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Wales median daily rate £425 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -5.56% +24.14% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £50.60 £46.50 £48.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% -4.12% +115.56%

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 123 182 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 90.44% 87.08% 87.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 139 34
West Wales median daily rate £516 £475 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.68% +28.81% -8.39%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £154
90th Percentile £644 £618 £543
Wales median daily rate £400 £410 £350
% change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Wales median hourly rate £26.91 - £13.80
10th Percentile £25.41 - £12.53
90th Percentile £28.41 - £15.97
Wales median hourly rate £33.78 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +68.90% +37.93% -4.92%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +2 76 £525 +10.53% 7
Agile Software Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 52 (68.42%) Java
2 47 (61.84%) Open Source
3 46 (60.53%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (53.95%) JavaScript
5 40 (52.63%) Web Services
6 38 (50.00%) Dropwizard
7 29 (38.16%) CQRS
8 28 (36.84%) SQL
9 27 (35.53%) HTML
9 27 (35.53%) CSS
9 27 (35.53%) Python
9 27 (35.53%) RESTful
9 27 (35.53%) Git (software)
9 27 (35.53%) PaaS
9 27 (35.53%) NoSQL
9 27 (35.53%) Serverless
10 26 (34.21%) Node.js
11 23 (30.26%) Software Delivery
12 22 (28.95%) Relational Database
12 22 (28.95%) REST
13 21 (27.63%) MongoDB
13 21 (27.63%) BPSS Clearance
13 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
13 21 (27.63%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (26.32%) Collaborative Working
15 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
16 14 (18.42%) Jenkins
17 13 (17.11%) Analytics
17 13 (17.11%) Play Framework
17 13 (17.11%) Ansible

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 (1.32%) Mongoose
1 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 46 (60.53%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (35.53%) PaaS
2 27 (35.53%) Serverless
3 12 (15.79%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.32%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.53%) NoSQL
2 22 (28.95%) Relational Database
3 21 (27.63%) MongoDB
3 21 (27.63%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (15.79%) Event Store
5 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.63%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (35.53%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.63%) JIRA
3 2 (2.63%) Selenium
3 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.32%) JMeter
4 1 (1.32%) JUnit
4 1 (1.32%) TestNG
4 1 (1.32%) TestRail
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 2 (2.63%) Digital Economy
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Developer
2 29 (38.16%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Architect
4 9 (11.84%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Payments Architect
9 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Scrum Master
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Software Project Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Agile Development Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Cloud Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (52.63%) Web Services
2 38 (50.00%) Dropwizard
3 27 (35.53%) CSS
3 27 (35.53%) HTML
3 27 (35.53%) RESTful
4 26 (34.21%) Node.js
5 22 (28.95%) REST
6 13 (17.11%) Play Framework
7 9 (11.84%) SOAP
8 1 (1.32%) .NET
8 1 (1.32%) jQuery
8 1 (1.32%) JSON
8 1 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.32%) Middleware
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Digital Wallet
2 4 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.84%) Open Source
2 29 (38.16%) CQRS
3 23 (30.26%) Software Delivery
4 20 (26.32%) Collaborative Working
5 13 (17.11%) Analytics
5 13 (17.11%) Coaching
5 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.11%) Scrum
6 11 (14.47%) Domain-Driven Design
7 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.53%) Data Security
8 8 (10.53%) Project Management
9 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.89%) Web Development
11 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
11 5 (6.58%) SDLC
11 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) Java
2 41 (53.95%) JavaScript
3 28 (36.84%) SQL
4 27 (35.53%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) C
5 1 (1.32%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) Go
5 1 (1.32%) PHP
5 1 (1.32%) Ruby
5 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) BPSS Clearance
1 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) ISEB
4 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.32%) Degree
5 1 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.32%) PMP
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.21%) GDPR
2 7 (9.21%) PSD2
3 6 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) Ansible
2 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Salt
2 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Google
2 3 (3.95%) SAP
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) SaltStack