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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.81% 4.65% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 6.30% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £287 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £460 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -4.00%
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
154 127 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.33% 73.84% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 68 75
Average daily rate £363 £344 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £125 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 15
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £22.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 17 December 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 +1 6 £363 -3.33% 23
Ferndown - - - -
Poole - - - - 3
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 15 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 9 (27.27%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) .NET
4 7 (21.21%) Spring
5 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 6 (18.18%) C#
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (18.18%) Change Management
6 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
7 4 (12.12%) HTML
7 4 (12.12%) J2EE
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle
7 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.09%) HTML5
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
8 3 (9.09%) REST
8 3 (9.09%) CSS3
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
8 3 (9.09%) CSS
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) RNC
1 2 (6.06%) ATM
1 2 (6.06%) GSM
1 2 (6.06%) SDH
1 2 (6.06%) UMTS
1 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.06%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 3 (9.09%) NUnit
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) ERwin
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Business Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.12%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
1 7 (21.21%) Spring
2 4 (12.12%) jQuery
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) J2EE
3 3 (9.09%) HTML5
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (9.09%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) CSS3
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.06%) Struts
5 1 (3.03%) Java Concurrency
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) EJB
5 1 (3.03%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Wiki
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) AS400
4 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.03%) Equities
4 1 (3.03%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Waterfall
2 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 6 (18.18%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.15%) TDD
3 5 (15.15%) BDD
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) RAD
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Use Case
6 2 (6.06%) WFM
6 2 (6.06%) Refactoring
6 2 (6.06%) Code Coverage
6 2 (6.06%) B2C
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) User Stories
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) RPG
5 1 (3.03%) RPG/400
5 1 (3.03%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) EPiServer
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Ericsson
3 2 (6.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
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