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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 27 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.89% 11.02% 7.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.75% 14.44% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 10
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£366 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £414 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.25 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
183 187 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.79% 76.33% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 106 79
Average daily rate £400 £365 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £11.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 16 £325 -9.72% 20
Poole +2 2 - - 9
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (22.92%) Project Management
1 11 (22.92%) Unisys
1 11 (22.92%) LINC
2 10 (20.83%) .NET
3 9 (18.75%) C#
3 9 (18.75%) HTML
3 9 (18.75%) CSS
3 9 (18.75%) Scrum
3 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 7 (14.58%) Finance
4 7 (14.58%) jQuery
5 6 (12.50%) MS Project
5 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.50%) Windows
6 5 (10.42%) ISEB
6 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
6 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.42%) MVC
6 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.42%) HTML5
6 5 (10.42%) BDD
6 5 (10.42%) CSS3
6 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
6 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.33%) Banking

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Project
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
1 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.08%) JBehave
3 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Systems Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 8 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) QA Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Test Automation Architect
10 1 (2.08%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 9 (18.75%) CSS
2 9 (18.75%) HTML
3 7 (14.58%) jQuery
4 5 (10.42%) HTML5
4 5 (10.42%) CSS3
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Compact Framework
6 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.17%) Kendo UI
7 2 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (4.17%) RESTful
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.17%) JSON
7 2 (4.17%) WCF
7 2 (4.17%) XML
7 2 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows CE
3 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Project Management
2 9 (18.75%) Scrum
2 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
3 5 (10.42%) BDD
3 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
3 5 (10.42%) MVC
3 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.33%) OO
4 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Change Control
5 3 (6.25%) TDD
5 3 (6.25%) OOD
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) LINC
2 9 (18.75%) C#
3 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) PMP
2 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Unisys
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Sage
3 2 (4.17%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.08%) Splunk
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 32 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT
Rate: £301 - £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £301 - £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago