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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 18 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 14 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.58% 4.23% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 5.63% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
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£350 £300 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £460 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
180 142 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 71.71% 75.13% 73.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 76 130
Average daily rate £375 £393 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £283 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 20
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £12.66 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +8 6 £355 -29.00% 3
Poole +3 4 £308 -12.14% 1
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) C#
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
4 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
4 7 (31.82%) RDBMS
5 6 (27.27%) Code Coverage
5 6 (27.27%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 6 (27.27%) Refactoring
5 6 (27.27%) Wiki
5 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (22.73%) MVC
6 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) CSS
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) Spring
7 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (13.64%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
1 7 (31.82%) RDBMS
2 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) NUnit
1 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) Spring
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (13.64%) REST
5 3 (13.64%) CSS3
5 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE
6 2 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Wiki
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.55%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) BDD
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Code Coverage
3 6 (27.27%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 6 (27.27%) Refactoring
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) User Stories
7 1 (4.55%) V-Model
7 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Use Case
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) EPiServer
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase