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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 47 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.16% 11.69% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.80% 17.26% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 6
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£388 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £682 £415 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
226 168 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 72.90% 67.74% 68.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 123 66
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £413 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 5
Average hourly rate £37.20 £31.90 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.30 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.38 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Taunton +8 23 £350 -11.11% 1
Bath -6 5 £300 +9.09% 27
Yeovil +1 4 - - 1
Wells - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Clevedon - - - - 1
Street - - - -
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 75 (65.22%) Scrum
2 72 (62.61%) C#
3 66 (57.39%) .NET
4 58 (50.43%) SQL
4 58 (50.43%) Security Cleared
5 51 (44.35%) ASP.NET
6 50 (43.48%) SC Cleared
7 47 (40.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (36.52%) Unit Testing
8 42 (36.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 38 (33.04%) T-SQL
10 37 (32.17%) Automated Testing
11 32 (27.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (23.48%) Code Coverage
14 21 (18.26%) Web Services
15 20 (17.39%) Java
15 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
15 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
16 18 (15.65%) MVC
17 17 (14.78%) SOA
17 17 (14.78%) UML
18 16 (13.91%) HTML
18 16 (13.91%) Management Information System
19 15 (13.04%) TDD
19 15 (13.04%) CSS
19 15 (13.04%) ISEB
20 14 (12.17%) JSP
20 14 (12.17%) Manufacturing
21 13 (11.30%) Back Office

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (7.83%) CMS
2 8 (6.96%) Apache
3 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.74%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.74%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.87%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.87%) Node.js
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Office
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) IaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.74%) MySQL
6 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (27.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.96%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.96%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (6.09%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.22%) ClearQuest
4 6 (5.22%) ClearCase
4 6 (5.22%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.48%) Selenium
6 3 (2.61%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.61%) Ant
6 3 (2.61%) JUnit
7 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.87%) Hudson
8 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 14 (12.17%) Manufacturing
2 13 (11.30%) Retail
2 13 (11.30%) Back Office
3 5 (4.35%) Finance
4 3 (2.61%) Military
4 3 (2.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Marketing
5 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.74%) Electronics
5 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (60.00%) Developer
2 48 (41.74%) .NET Developer
3 26 (22.61%) SQL Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Architect
5 11 (9.57%) Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.22%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Test Analyst
12 3 (2.61%) Java Software Engineer
12 3 (2.61%) Security Architect
12 3 (2.61%) Agile Business Analyst
13 2 (1.74%) Senior Java Developer
13 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (57.39%) .NET
2 51 (44.35%) ASP.NET
3 47 (40.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (36.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 21 (18.26%) Web Services
6 16 (13.91%) HTML
7 15 (13.04%) CSS
8 14 (12.17%) JSP
9 12 (10.43%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.57%) Spring
11 9 (7.83%) jQuery
12 8 (6.96%) Hibernate
12 8 (6.96%) GWT
13 7 (6.09%) HTML5
14 5 (4.35%) CSS3
15 4 (3.48%) Gherkin
16 3 (2.61%) Java EE
16 3 (2.61%) Spring MVC
16 3 (2.61%) SOAP
16 3 (2.61%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.96%) GIS
3 7 (6.09%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.48%) RMADS
5 3 (2.61%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.61%) User Experience
6 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.74%) Replication
6 2 (1.74%) DTV
7 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) Windows
1 1 (0.87%) Android
1 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (65.22%) Scrum
2 42 (36.52%) Unit Testing
3 37 (32.17%) Automated Testing
4 30 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (23.48%) Code Coverage
6 18 (15.65%) MVC
7 17 (14.78%) UML
7 17 (14.78%) SOA
8 15 (13.04%) TDD
9 12 (10.43%) ITIL
10 10 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.83%) Information Security
11 9 (7.83%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.83%) CRM
11 9 (7.83%) Workflow
11 9 (7.83%) BDD
11 9 (7.83%) User Stories
12 8 (6.96%) Change Control
12 8 (6.96%) Requirements Engineering
12 8 (6.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 72 (62.61%) C#
2 58 (50.43%) SQL
3 38 (33.04%) T-SQL
4 20 (17.39%) Java
5 10 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.70%) C++
6 9 (7.83%) VB
7 2 (1.74%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) PHP5
8 1 (0.87%) Scala
8 1 (0.87%) C
8 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.87%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (50.43%) Security Cleared
2 50 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 15 (13.04%) ISEB
4 8 (6.96%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.48%) CISSP
5 4 (3.48%) CEH
6 3 (2.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) ISO 9000
1 12 (10.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.61%) QA
3 2 (1.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) SAP
3 9 (7.83%) Oracle
4 8 (6.96%) Google
5 4 (3.48%) ATG
6 1 (0.87%) VMware
6 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.87%) hybris
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