The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 86 82 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 30.60% 23.56% 12.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.98% 28.37% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 64 19
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£375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 289 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 85.05% 83.05% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 214 119
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £509 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 12 2
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 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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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
Taunton +3 25 £375 +11.94% 12
Yeovil 0 20 £325 -27.77% 8
Bath -12 10 £365 +12.30% 7
Street +6 3 - -
Bridgwater 0 2 £350 - 1
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 85 (53.13%) Scrum
2 72 (45.00%) C#
3 65 (40.63%) .NET
4 63 (39.38%) SQL
5 57 (35.63%) HTML
6 49 (30.63%) Security Cleared
7 43 (26.88%) CSS
7 43 (26.88%) UML
8 42 (26.25%) SC Cleared
9 40 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 33 (20.63%) Java
11 30 (18.75%) Unit Testing
12 29 (18.13%) .NET Framework
12 29 (18.13%) C++
12 29 (18.13%) JSP
12 29 (18.13%) Microsoft
13 28 (17.50%) ASP.NET
14 27 (16.88%) Apache
14 27 (16.88%) Tomcat
14 27 (16.88%) OO
14 27 (16.88%) Web Development
15 26 (16.25%) JavaScript
16 22 (13.75%) MVC
17 21 (13.13%) Web Services
17 21 (13.13%) Time Management
18 18 (11.25%) SQL Server
19 17 (10.63%) Oracle
19 17 (10.63%) ITIL
19 17 (10.63%) PRINCE2
19 17 (10.63%) ISEB

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 27 (16.88%) Apache
1 27 (16.88%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.88%) CMS
2 11 (6.88%) IIS
3 8 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.50%) Node.js
5 1 (0.63%) JBoss
5 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.63%) MS Project
2 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.25%) Big Data
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.63%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.38%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.38%) SpecFlow
4 5 (3.13%) Selenium
5 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.63%) Subversion
6 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 17 (10.63%) Manufacturing
2 15 (9.38%) Retail
3 13 (8.13%) Finance
4 6 (3.75%) Back Office
5 5 (3.13%) Electronics
5 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.13%) Marketing
6 4 (2.50%) Banking
7 2 (1.25%) Military
8 1 (0.63%) Local Government
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (43.75%) Developer
2 40 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 25 (15.63%) Analyst
4 21 (13.13%) Software Engineer
5 17 (10.63%) Business Analyst
6 16 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 12 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 11 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (6.88%) Architect
9 9 (5.63%) Team Leader
9 9 (5.63%) Agile Business Analyst
10 8 (5.00%) Programme Manager
11 7 (4.38%) Test Analyst
12 6 (3.75%) Test Team Leader
12 6 (3.75%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.50%) Project Manager
13 4 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (2.50%) Agile Test Analyst
14 3 (1.88%) Test Leader
14 3 (1.88%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (40.63%) .NET
2 57 (35.63%) HTML
3 43 (26.88%) CSS
4 29 (18.13%) JSP
4 29 (18.13%) .NET Framework
5 28 (17.50%) ASP.NET
6 21 (13.13%) Web Services
7 17 (10.63%) WPF
8 11 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (6.25%) Entity Framework
10 9 (5.63%) WCF
11 8 (5.00%) WF
12 6 (3.75%) HTML5
12 6 (3.75%) AngularJS
12 6 (3.75%) CSS3
13 5 (3.13%) XML
14 4 (2.50%) SOAP
14 4 (2.50%) Backbone.js
14 4 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) GIS
2 11 (6.88%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.88%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.38%) User Experience
4 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.13%) DTV
5 5 (3.13%) iPad
6 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.63%) Replication
6 1 (0.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.50%) Windows
2 9 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (3.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (53.13%) Scrum
2 43 (26.88%) UML
3 40 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 30 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 27 (16.88%) Web Development
5 27 (16.88%) OO
6 22 (13.75%) MVC
7 21 (13.13%) Time Management
8 17 (10.63%) Waterfall
8 17 (10.63%) ITIL
8 17 (10.63%) PRINCE2
9 15 (9.38%) BDD
10 13 (8.13%) Automated Testing
10 13 (8.13%) Workflow
11 12 (7.50%) Change Control
12 11 (6.88%) SOA
12 11 (6.88%) User Stories
13 10 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (6.25%) CRM
13 10 (6.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.00%) C#
2 63 (39.38%) SQL
3 33 (20.63%) Java
4 29 (18.13%) C++
5 26 (16.25%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.50%) VB
7 7 (4.38%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.88%) Perl
8 3 (1.88%) PHP
8 3 (1.88%) VBScript
9 2 (1.25%) Ada
10 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (30.63%) Security Cleared
2 42 (26.25%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.63%) ISEB
4 6 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.75%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.63%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) ISO 9000
1 10 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) WCAG
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.63%) Oracle
3 15 (9.38%) SAP
4 3 (1.88%) Allen-Bradley
5 2 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.63%) Veeam
6 1 (0.63%) ESRI
6 1 (0.63%) Telerik
6 1 (0.63%) Luciad
6 1 (0.63%) Zerto
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £39.25 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £42.75 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago