The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 22 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.11% 4.89% 14.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.10% 6.63% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 12
Average daily rate
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£303 £343 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £363 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £37.20
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.91%
Agile Software Development
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 166 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 78.79% 73.78% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 98 86
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.80 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Dorset region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Dorset region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +15 12 £320 -4.47% 24
Poole +2 6 £250 - 1
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 13 (39.39%) HTML
1 13 (39.39%) CSS
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) jQuery
2 12 (36.36%) HTML5
2 12 (36.36%) CSS3
3 11 (33.33%) .NET
4 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
5 9 (27.27%) C#
5 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
7 6 (18.18%) Unisys
7 6 (18.18%) LINC
7 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (15.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (15.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (15.15%) MVC
8 5 (15.15%) MCP
9 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
9 4 (12.12%) SLA
9 4 (12.12%) ATM
9 4 (12.12%) GSM
9 4 (12.12%) SDH
9 4 (12.12%) UMTS
9 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.12%) Finance
9 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) ATM
1 4 (12.12%) GSM
1 4 (12.12%) SDH
1 4 (12.12%) UMTS
1 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
1 4 (12.12%) RNC
1 4 (12.12%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Field Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) CSS
1 13 (39.39%) HTML
2 12 (36.36%) HTML5
2 12 (36.36%) CSS3
2 12 (36.36%) jQuery
3 11 (33.33%) .NET
4 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.12%) Ajax
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (9.09%) Kendo UI
7 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.06%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (3.03%) Java Concurrency
9 1 (3.03%) J2EE
9 1 (3.03%) JDBC
9 1 (3.03%) JSP
9 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) MVC
1 5 (15.15%) Scrum
2 4 (12.12%) Web Design
2 4 (12.12%) WFM
2 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.12%) Line Management
3 3 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Change Control
4 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.03%) BDD
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Web Development
5 1 (3.03%) UML
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.03%) OOD
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 9 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) LINC
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) MCP
2 2 (6.06%) MCSD
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Unisys
3 4 (12.12%) Ericsson
3 4 (12.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) Guidewire
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle