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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 44 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.47% 15.45% 14.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.21% 22.49% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 16
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £561 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.26%
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
229 169 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.33% 68.70% 68.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 121 76
Average daily rate £413 £380 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £443 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £12.31 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.12% -62.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +6 27 £350 -15.15% 2
Bath -7 5 £398 +17.77% 33
Yeovil - 1 - -
Wells - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
Street - - - -
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 66 (63.46%) C#
2 65 (62.50%) Scrum
3 63 (60.58%) .NET
4 52 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 48 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 47 (45.19%) SC Cleared
7 45 (43.27%) SQL
8 38 (36.54%) Unit Testing
9 32 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (28.85%) Automated Testing
11 26 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 24 (23.08%) T-SQL
12 24 (23.08%) Web Services
13 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
14 21 (20.19%) UML
14 21 (20.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (19.23%) Java
16 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
16 18 (17.31%) Management Information System
16 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (16.35%) MVC
17 17 (16.35%) .NET Framework
17 17 (16.35%) ISEB
18 15 (14.42%) Code Coverage
18 15 (14.42%) Oracle
18 15 (14.42%) Retail
19 13 (12.50%) Spring
19 13 (12.50%) JSP
19 13 (12.50%) SOA
20 12 (11.54%) C++

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 11 (10.58%) CMS
2 10 (9.62%) K2 blackpearl
3 6 (5.77%) Apache
4 5 (4.81%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.96%) Node.js
6 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.96%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Office
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.96%) DTS
5 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (20.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.62%) Rational Rhapsody
2 10 (9.62%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (8.65%) Visual Studio
4 8 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 8 (7.69%) ClearQuest
5 6 (5.77%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.81%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.85%) Selenium
8 3 (2.88%) Ant
8 3 (2.88%) JUnit
8 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.96%) Hudson
10 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.96%) Maven
General
1 15 (14.42%) Retail
2 12 (11.54%) Back Office
3 11 (10.58%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.88%) Military
4 3 (2.88%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Finance
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (59.62%) Developer
2 47 (45.19%) .NET Developer
3 25 (24.04%) SQL Developer
4 13 (12.50%) Architect
5 11 (10.58%) Analyst
5 11 (10.58%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.62%) Software Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) Agile .NET Developer
12 2 (1.92%) Head of Development
12 2 (1.92%) Technical Tester
12 2 (1.92%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (60.58%) .NET
2 48 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 32 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 24 (23.08%) Web Services
6 17 (16.35%) .NET Framework
7 13 (12.50%) JSP
7 13 (12.50%) Spring
8 11 (10.58%) HTML
9 10 (9.62%) Hibernate
9 10 (9.62%) CSS
9 10 (9.62%) GWT
10 6 (5.77%) jQuery
11 5 (4.81%) HTML5
12 4 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (3.85%) Gherkin
13 3 (2.88%) CSS3
13 3 (2.88%) Java EE
13 3 (2.88%) Spring MVC
14 2 (1.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.62%) GIS
3 6 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.88%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.92%) Replication
6 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.96%) DTV
6 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.96%) Windows
1 1 (0.96%) Android
1 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (62.50%) Scrum
2 38 (36.54%) Unit Testing
3 30 (28.85%) Automated Testing
4 21 (20.19%) UML
5 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (16.35%) MVC
7 15 (14.42%) Code Coverage
8 13 (12.50%) SOA
9 11 (10.58%) CRM
9 11 (10.58%) Workflow
9 11 (10.58%) TDD
10 10 (9.62%) Content Management
10 10 (9.62%) ITIL
10 10 (9.62%) PRINCE2
10 10 (9.62%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.62%) Information Security
10 10 (9.62%) Requirements Engineering
10 10 (9.62%) Change Control
11 9 (8.65%) User Stories
12 8 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 66 (63.46%) C#
2 45 (43.27%) SQL
3 24 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 20 (19.23%) Java
5 12 (11.54%) C++
6 11 (10.58%) VB
7 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
8 9 (8.65%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.96%) XAML
9 1 (0.96%) PHP5
9 1 (0.96%) Scala
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 47 (45.19%) SC Cleared
3 17 (16.35%) ISEB
4 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.96%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) ISO 9000
1 10 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle
3 11 (10.58%) SAP
4 10 (9.62%) Google
5 4 (3.85%) ATG
6 1 (0.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.96%) hybris
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