The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 31 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 23 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.41% 10.73% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 18.03% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 2
Average daily rate £333 £300 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £275 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £354 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
345 122 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 81.18% 59.51% 59.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 59 53
Average daily rate £350 £310 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath -10 7 £350 +16.66% 15
Taunton -11 5 £611 +97.17%
Yeovil - 1 - -
Bridgwater - - - - 2
Street - - - -
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) SOA
3 8 (26.67%) Change Control
3 8 (26.67%) Retail
4 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (20.00%) UML
5 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.67%) BDD
6 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.33%) MSTest
7 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Change Management
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.33%) HTML
7 4 (13.33%) CSS
7 4 (13.33%) XML
8 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (10.00%) Java
8 3 (10.00%) JavaScript

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.33%) MSTest
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (6.67%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 8 (26.67%) Retail
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Architect
1 9 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Test Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management Officer
4 3 (10.00%) Project Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) CSS
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) J2EE
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) XHTML
5 1 (3.33%) Sass
5 1 (3.33%) LESS
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.33%) REST
5 1 (3.33%) CSS3
5 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) SOA
2 8 (26.67%) Change Control
3 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (20.00%) UML
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Information Management
7 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (6.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) Delphi
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.33%) Google
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