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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 72 63 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.17% 15.67% 18.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.87% 19.09% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 44 28
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £544 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
- -6.54%
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
268 330 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.07% 82.09% 60.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 243 65
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.31 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £36.40 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +12 52 £320 -8.24% 16
Templecombe - 5 - -
Bath -11 4 £388 +10.71% 8
Yeovil -5 2 £338 +5.46% 2
Street -6 1 £325 - 1
Agile Software Development
South West

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 78 (65.55%) .NET
2 62 (52.10%) C#
3 58 (48.74%) Security Cleared
4 56 (47.06%) Scrum
5 51 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 43 (36.13%) SQL
7 41 (34.45%) Unit Testing
8 38 (31.93%) ASP.NET
9 28 (23.53%) .NET Framework
10 26 (21.85%) Web Services
11 25 (21.01%) UML
11 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
12 21 (17.65%) MVC
12 21 (17.65%) Management Information System
13 18 (15.13%) Retail
13 18 (15.13%) Workflow
13 18 (15.13%) ISEB
13 18 (15.13%) HTML
13 18 (15.13%) Java
13 18 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (14.29%) WPF
14 17 (14.29%) CSS
15 16 (13.45%) SOA
16 15 (12.61%) CRM
16 15 (12.61%) SAP
16 15 (12.61%) JavaScript
16 15 (12.61%) VB.NET
16 15 (12.61%) Manufacturing
16 15 (12.61%) CMS
16 15 (12.61%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (12.61%) CMS
2 10 (8.40%) K2 blackpearl
3 6 (5.04%) Apache
4 5 (4.20%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.52%) Node.js
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.84%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.84%) Confluence
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.84%) MS Office
1 1 (0.84%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Summit
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) MySQL
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.84%) DTS
5 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.72%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (6.72%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 7 (5.88%) ClearQuest
4 5 (4.20%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.68%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.68%) JIRA
6 2 (1.68%) Selenium
6 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.84%) Subversion
7 1 (0.84%) Maven
7 1 (0.84%) Hudson
General
1 18 (15.13%) Retail
2 15 (12.61%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.56%) Back Office
4 3 (2.52%) Military
4 3 (2.52%) Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Finance
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Electronics
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (57.14%) Developer
2 52 (43.70%) .NET Developer
3 20 (16.81%) SQL Developer
4 16 (13.45%) Architect
5 14 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (10.08%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) Team Leader
11 3 (2.52%) Development Team Leader
11 3 (2.52%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.52%) Tester
11 3 (2.52%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (65.55%) .NET
2 38 (31.93%) ASP.NET
3 28 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 26 (21.85%) Web Services
5 18 (15.13%) HTML
5 18 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (14.29%) WPF
6 17 (14.29%) CSS
7 14 (11.76%) JSP
8 13 (10.92%) Entity Framework
9 10 (8.40%) Spring
9 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 9 (7.56%) GWT
11 8 (6.72%) WF
12 7 (5.88%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.88%) WCF
13 6 (5.04%) HTML5
14 4 (3.36%) CSS3
14 4 (3.36%) AngularJS
15 3 (2.52%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.76%) GIS
3 7 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.84%) Open Source
6 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.84%) DTV
6 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) Windows
1 3 (2.52%) Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Android
2 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.06%) Scrum
2 41 (34.45%) Unit Testing
3 25 (21.01%) UML
4 21 (17.65%) MVC
5 18 (15.13%) Workflow
6 16 (13.45%) SOA
7 15 (12.61%) CRM
7 15 (12.61%) BDD
8 14 (11.76%) Change Control
8 14 (11.76%) Content Management
8 14 (11.76%) Automated Testing
9 13 (10.92%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.92%) Information Security
9 13 (10.92%) ITIL
9 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.40%) TDD
10 10 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.72%) Requirements Engineering
11 8 (6.72%) OO
11 8 (6.72%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.10%) C#
2 43 (36.13%) SQL
3 18 (15.13%) Java
4 15 (12.61%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.61%) VB.NET
5 14 (11.76%) VB
6 10 (8.40%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.40%) C++
7 3 (2.52%) Perl
7 3 (2.52%) PHP
8 1 (0.84%) Ada
8 1 (0.84%) XAML
8 1 (0.84%) PHP5
8 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 58 (48.74%) Security Cleared
2 51 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.13%) ISEB
4 9 (7.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) ISO 9000
1 13 (10.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Puppet
1 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.61%) SAP
3 11 (9.24%) Oracle
4 9 (7.56%) Google
5 3 (2.52%) ATG
6 1 (0.84%) Telerik
6 1 (0.84%) Luciad
6 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.84%) Veeam
6 1 (0.84%) hybris
6 1 (0.84%) Zerto
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